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It’s a tricky business navigating the innumerable Korean restaurants on offer in this truly global city, from endless fried chicken joints to the famous BBQ spots along Kimberely Road’s Little Korea. If you’re specifically craving tabletop-grilled slices of smoky meat and veg, check out the best Korean BBQ, or if you want a spicy bowl of rice, kimchi, meat and veggies, topped with a wobbly egg, delve into the best places for bibimbap.
For a higher-level guide to the best Korean food in town, this list features the very best Korean BBQ spots, fried chicken shops and higher-end establishments, as well as restaurants that stay true to tradition. If you like your kimchi live and fiery, your chicken crisp and succulent and your soju constantly topped up, you’ve come to the right place. By Sam Sinha
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