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Must-visit Restaurant for Korean Food Lovers (Muslim Friendly)

Updated: Apr 5, 2022

In recent years, Korean food has risen in popularity among Malaysians no matter Muslim friends or non-Muslim friends. Now, you have new places for your gathering!

Craving for Korean BBQ? Seoul Garden is a halal-certified restaurant and they are popular for its 2-in-1 self-serving Koren-styled barbeque buffet. They offer diverse fresh Korean marinades and other authentic Korean dishes such as Bulgogi Rice Meal, Dakgalbi Chicken Rice Meal, Bibim Bap and Soon Dubu. You can cook your meals your own way as they will provide both a smokeless grilled system and a hot pot for you. You won’t regret having your dining experience here.

Address: IOI City Mall, Paradigm Mall, Sunway Pyramid, Sunway Putra Mall and etc.

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Dookki - tteokbokki lovers’ heaven! Dookki launched its first outlet at KL IOI City Mall in 2019. They offer tteokbokki buffet with six different types of Korean traditional rice cakes, a variety of fresh ingredients and freeflow soft drinks. You can enjoy your meal for 90 minutes. The chewy rice cakes will be cooked in a pot with soup. If you are a cheesy lover, you can order a double cheese ring around your pot.

Address: L1-12B, IOI City Mall, IOI Resort, City Lebuh IRC, 62502, Putrajaya

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Craving authentic Korean cuisine? Another Halal-certified Korean restaurant in KL. They serve main dishes such as bibimbap, kimchi rice balls, spicy bulgogi and etc. Besides, a variety of snacks and desserts are also available there such as dumpling pancakes, corn sausage, soteok (Korean traditional dishes - skewered sausage and rice cake) and many more.


-8-19-01, Jalan Medan Pb 7A, Seksyen 9, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor.

-Lot G05(EID Authentic Korean Cuisine), No. 03-01 & 03-01A, Tamarind Square, 10, Persiaran Multimedia, Cyber 12, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor.

-Village Grocer, Lot LG-01, Central i-City, No. 1, I-City, Persiaran Multimedia, Seksyen 7, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor

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K Fry is a famous Malaysian brand which is originated in Johor. is known for its authentic Korean Fried Chicken with an urban twist. Crispy, fresh and juicy Korean fried chicken is available here. They serve different types of flavours such as honey mustard, spicy Yangnyeom, garlic soy. Besides fried chicken, they also have other dishes such as fried rice, rice balls, noodles, snacks and desserts too.

Address: Lot G3-13, KL East Mall, Jln Lingkaran Tengah 2, Taman Sri Melati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur

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You can enjoy your dining experience with your family and friends at this restaurant. Specializing in their Chuncheon Chicken BBQ as their tender and juicy chicken has marinated with spicy hot pepper, sweet honey butter and soy sauce. Not only that, they offer fist rice (rice ball) too~

Address: F-215 The Gardens Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur

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It is undeniable that Kyochon specializes its Fried chicken. It is famous for its soy garlic and red pepper series! You can have a combination set if you want. They offer other dishes such as Bibim Bap, fried rice and etc. You will definitely have a memorable dining experience here. It's super-duper delicious!

Address: Pavilion Mall, MyTown, Gardens Mall, Sunway Pyramid and etc

Photo credit from FB: @mykyochon

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A full of happiness within one giant round hot plate. As you can have tender and juicy boneless chicken stir-fried with cabbage, Korean rice cakes, ramen, and gochujang sauce. If you are a cheesy lover, they offer a cheese ring and put it around the round hot plate.

Address: OB3.F.6, 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

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