Korean Food In London

From freshly-cooked bulgogi to homemade kimchi, hearty bowls of bibimbap to sugary sweet plates of hotteok, there are plenty of stunning Korean dishes to explore in restaurants across the city. Whether you're looking for a high-end eatery serving elevated takes on traditional recipes or a casual pit stop for simple (yet effective) street food, our recommendations of where to eat Korean food in London will help you find the perfect spot for your feasting. 

Last updated on 7th October 2020

If you're looking for the best place to eat kimchi in London, On The Bab is serving some of the city's best Korean food from Soho. Head here for comfort food classics including crispy Yangyum chicken, spicy pork buns and kimchi-laced arancini that are ideal for lunchtime munching. 

Feast on Korean fried chicken at Wing Wing in Fitzrovia. Famed for its street food, this place is the perfect pit stop for wings coated in signature sauces, served with kimchi coleslaw, bao buns and seaweed fries, all washed down with an innovative beer system that pours from the bottom up.

Opened by acclaimed chef Charles Seo, Olle is a Korean barbecue restaurant in Chinatown, serving authentic grill dishes, dumplings, wagyu and traditional stews using fresh ingredients. To keep things interesting, the venue features built-in grills for guests to cook their own dishes on. 

Yanji is a quirky place to eat Korean food in London, valuing its delicious BBQ dishes just as much as its K-pop soundtrack. Experience some of the best Asian dining Shoreditch has to offer without breaking the bank, and have a whole lot of fun cooking it yourself on the unique skewer system.


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Kimchee is a stylish Korean restaurant and basement bar in Holborn. Experience the vibrant flavours of Seoul at this central London spot, with a menu of buns, rice dishes and chargrilled meats alongside an extensive cocktail list taking inspiration from across Asia.