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8 Korean restaurants in Liverpool you need to try 

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8 Korean restaurants in Liverpool you need to try 
Korean restaurants in Liverpool

Korean food has established a thriving presence in Liverpool’s diverse culinary scene over the years, and we’re so lucky to have some world class eateries right on our very own doorstep. 

From sizzling barbecue meats to aromatic stews and savoury noodles, Korean restaurants in Liverpool are serving up authentic cuisine with a lot of “Seoul”.

So whether you’re a dedicated foodie or just eager to explore new flavours, there’s definitely something for everyone. 

Here are eight restaurants you have to try for that authentic Korean dining experience:

Chop Chop

Korean Food in Liverpool. Credit: Chop Chop
Korean Food in Liverpool. Credit: Chop Chop

Opened in 2008, Chop Chop was the epitome of a “hidden gem”. 

The “Hidden-away” takeaway was basically a hole in the wall on Fenwick Street… but from something so small, they built a huge following!

Lee and Yeom had no previous experience in food service before. But they had their love for home food with a view of delivering Korean and Japanese home food to their customers. 

Chop Chop expanded a few doors down from its original location, and now offer seating.

Have you ever tried their Mega Chicken? Deep-fried crispy chicken in Chop Chop’s own home-made “Mega” sauce… if you haven’t you must!

For more info click HERE.


KaiBaiBo

Korean Food in Liverpool. Credit: KaiBaiBo
Korean Food in Liverpool. Credit: KaiBaiBo

Relatively new to the city KaiBaiBo’s owners, Robin and Chris, opened the doors last year on Slater Street. Emerging from Chris’ passion as a chef creating fast and high quality food, as well as his brother Robin’s past life in Busan, South Korea. 

KaiBaiBo aim to introduce people to the flavours and ingredients of the Korean peninsula in ways that may be more familiar -but that’s not to say you won’t see a couple of their favourite Korean dishes on the menu!

One of the most interesting dishes on the menu is their Meat Donut… now don’t knock it ’til you try it… it’s a sweet and fluffy donut filled with slow cooked beef & sriracha cream cheese, on a bed of roast pepper sauce.

Also, fun fact, KaiBaiBo means “Rock Paper Scissors”! 

More info HERE


Memories of Seoul

Credit: Memories of Seoul
Credit: Memories of Seoul

Discover the taste of Korean-style hot dogs (K-Dogs) at the historic Royal Albert Dock. 

Indulge in unforgettable bites that transport you to the bustling streets of South Korea’s capital city. 

They also do vegan ones!  

They can be found next to the street food vendors near The Pumphouse. 


On The Go

Credit: On The Go
Credit: On The Go

You might have seen their K-Dogs going viral on TikTok and Instagram lately with them gigantic cheese pulls!

This small eatery on Lodge Lane offers up American and Korean Street food for you to enjoy.

From their Spicy Korean loaded fries to their Cheeto covered cheesy K-Dog… this is not one you want to miss.

Check them out on Instagram HERE


Ban di Bul

Credit: Ban Di Bul
Credit: Ban Di Bul

Located in the heart of Bold Street, Ban Di Bul are famous for their Korean BBQ. 

Table top BBQ’s allow you to fully immerse yourself in the experience by cooking the meats yourself. 

They also offer traditional dishes such as ramen and hot pots too.

Find out more HERE.


Moiim

Credit: Moiim
Credit: Moiim

Moiim are a family run deli from Seoul, located on Berry Street in Liverpool.

Moiim – pronounced ‘mo-eem’ – is a korean word meaning to gather, or a meeting with a common theme. 

It’s have a great place for you pop in and grab a take-away. But there is some seats if you’re wanting the full experience while listening to our their Korean music. 

More info HERE.


Love Kimchi 

GPO Liverpool
Credit: Love Kimchi

Love Kimchi cooks Korean street food and famous Kimchi which is vegan and gluten-free (allergy-free actually!) and is also based in the GPO Food Market. 

Love Kimchi came from a food blog –  Gilded Gingerbread. The owner, Hyeon Jeong, started showing baking recipes as well as Korean food recipes but Korean food was much more popular. 

People started asking if they could buy Kimchi, so, that’s where Hyeon started the street food and Kimchi.

They serve up Korean fried chicken, dumplings, and more… and there’s a full vegan menu too!

More info HERE.


Seoul Plaza 

Credit: St John's Shopping Centre
Credit: St John’s Shopping Centre

Ok so we might be cheating with this one because it’s actually a shop… but… you will see why we’ve included this in just a second! 

Seoul Plaza is a spacious superstore selling fresh, frozen & dried food from Korea & other Asian countries.

They have a hot food section coming soon with stools available to sit at the window while you enjoy some delicious food!

Check out the Hot Chicken ramen if you dare!

More info HERE.


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