Sizzle Sizzle: Where To Find The Best Korean BBQ Restaurants In Manchester

Want to munch through moreish slabs of meat and succulent seafood, all cooked on a hot plate at your table or grabbed from a bottomless buffet? Of course you do. Whether all you can eat spreads or sprawling set menus are more your thing, these charcoal-grilled goodies are sure to satisfy. Check out our low-down on 8 restaurants for the best Korean BBQ in Manchester.


OKitchen Bar And Restaurant

OKitchen Bar And Restaurant is a Didsbury mainstay dishing out Japanese and Korean classics, while also shaking up cocktails to wash them down. The boneless flat beef rib or spicy squid and pork are must-picks for the barbecue, each coming with bulgogi sauce, two types of pickles and wrapping lettuce. Get kimchi on the side and classic, sticky fried chicken starters for the full experience.

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Spicy margs and rum-laced lychee libations top off the menu here.

Azuma Manchester

Azuma is hailed for pocket-friendly Korean BBQ buffet in Manchester, as the all you can eat experience comes in at £28 per person. You'll have two hours to munch through a never-ending stream of meats, veggies, seafood and sauces that you cook on your hot plate, from juicy, bone-in beef to pork belly. Our recommendation? The king prawns and chicken hearts. With successful branches in China, Preston, Bradford and Paris, you know you're in good hands here.

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If gorging yourself is on the agenda, then this Hulme hotspot for all you can eat Korean BBQ in Manchester is a must.

Seoul Kimchi

To have authentic Korean street food alongside your bulgogi, Seoul Kimchi is where to go, which can be found opposite Manchester Royal Infirmary. From gimbap (rice rolls) to jeon pancakes or small plates of sweet and sour chicken, there's plenty to eat in addition to your barbecue dish, which already comes with rice and soup to boot. What a spread.

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Enjoy a sizzling plate with some street food at Seoul Kimchi.

Ban Di Bul

A choice for Korean BBQ near Chinatown Manchester, Ban Di Bul overlooks St Peter’s Square. Whether you go for fresh squid in seasoned soy or sliced pork belly with pepper and sesame, the food here is sure to get your mouth watering. Although, we'd definitely suggest grabbing the assorted seafood and marbled meat bulgogi menu to share as a group - with crisp lettuce and sauces accompanying your meal.

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The Ban Di Bul menu sees you self-cook all kinds of beaut food.


You can find Annyeong Manchester tucked away on Chapel Walks, delving out set Korean BBQ menus that include fried pancakes, ox tongue, marbled beef and more for your tabletop grill. Plus, the welcoming space here is decked out with blossom trees and pretty blue accents, so you can be sure of ambience too. Check out the £29.90 set tasting menu to munch through seven different meats, alongside soup, spring onion pancake, kimchi, steamed rice, lettuce, seafood and dips. Really covering all bases.

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Look no further for Korean BBQ in Manchester city centre.

Emoji Restaurant

Another all you can eat choice? Emoji is a Korean BBQ restaurant where you pick your meats, sides and sauces from a bottomless food bar. Nab the classic selection for £24.99 per person or upgrade to the seafood-packed premier package by spending an extra fiver - both of which have you chowing down on unlimited dishes for two hours.

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Bottomless buffet-style feasting waits here.

Koreana Restaurant

Koreana Restaurant is a central favourite for flame-grilled, marinated meats straight from the hot plate. There's tasty seafood and chicken to choose between if you're after halal Korean BBQ in Manchester, alongside beef or pork for other diners too. In other words, everyone will leave this joint full and happy. Having opened in 1985, this place has been paving the way for Korean food in our city for almost 40 years.

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This one is vowing for the title of best Korean BBQ restaurant in Manchester city centre.


If you fancy cooking your dinner over smouldering charcoal, then Stockport's Baekdu is a top choice. Pair moreish beef rib on the bone with seasoned pork chop, spicy chicken and the classic side salad. Hot pot and stir-fried squid also come highly recommended to share delicacies among your group. You'll find charcoal grill plates at the centre of every table, plus copper indoor chimneys above, for an authentic feel.

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Chopsticks at the ready.

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