It’s hard to top a good Korean BBQ restaurant in Brisbane. At what other spot can you find a banquet of meats and vegetables laid before you, ready to be grilled to your taste? This art of barbecuing has been perfected for generations, and in the river city, you’ll find these two worlds collide. To navigate your way through all the mouth-watering cuts of meat and kimchi, you’re going to need a list of all the best Korean BBQ restaurants Brisbane has to offer.
Starting off our list is Maru, the Korean fine cuisine and BBQ restaurant. From the photos of the food and restaurant alone you’ll be drawn into this Korean BBQ restaurant. Presentation is just as important as flavour, making Maru a great spot to impress first-timers of KBBQ as well as experienced veterans.
Address: 157 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Phone: +61 07 3221 7778
Trading Hours: 11am-12am Daily
2. Hanwoori Restaurant
If you’re known for your eat-everything-in-sight appetite, Hanwoori Restaurant may just be the restaurant for you. Hanwoori provides an all you can eat buffet of Korean BBQ, with only the freshest produce used for the best quality meals. With a range of meats, salads, and other hot dishes on offer, we recommend the elastic waistband for this outing.
Address: Level 1 70 Mary St, Brisbane QLD 4000
Phone: +61 04 3211 5710
Trading Hours: 5:30pm-10pm Daily
3. Funny Funny Korean Restaurant
The Funny Funny Korean Restaurant is as much a staple to Brisbane City’s culture as sunburn and flip flops. Having run for a decade amongst the bustling city streets, Funny Funny is one of the best Korean restaurants in Brisbane. Along with its selection of KBBQ meals, the bibimbap (along with being fun to say) is delicious, as well as the pancakes.
Address: 32 Burnett Ln, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Phone: +61 07 3012 8108
Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am-3pm, 5:30pm-1am, Sat 5:30pm-1am, Sunday Closed
4. Midam Korean Charcoal BBQ
If you’re looking for crunchy, moist fried chicken, forget the Colonel, and make your way to Midam Korean Charcoal BBQ in Brisbane. As well as having succulent Korean fried chicken (the better KFC, in our opinion) Midam also provide an all you can eat Korean BBQ buffet. We hope you’ve worked up an appetite.
Address: 21 Farne St, Sunnybank QLD 4109
Phone: +61 07 3344 5001
Trading Hours: Tues-Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am-3pm, 5pm-10pm, Mon Closed
5. Mapo BBQ
Mapo BBQ is another popular Korean BBQ restaurant in the suburb of Sunnybank. The à la carte menu means that you can try a little of everything, preventing any plate-envy for dishes passing you by. If you’re dining with a larger party, you can also pick and choose from the set menu, which is sure to leave you full and satisfied.
Address: 9/178 Turton St, Sunnybank QLD 4109
Phone: +61 07 3195 5047
Trading Hours: Thurs-Fri 4:30pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-3pm, 4:30pm-11pm, Mon-Tues 4:30pm-11pm, Wed Closed
6. Seoul Ssamm
Don’t let the wide eyed mascots of Seoul Ssamm scare you off from this tasty Brisbane Korean BBQ restaurant. Best of all, Seoul Ssamm provides cheap KBBQ, within walking distance of some of Brisbane’s best bars. This makes the KBBQ restaurant a great spot to start or finish your night out.
Address: Shop 8 100 McLachlan St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Phone: +61 04 2263 1891
Trading Hours: Wed-Sat 12pm-2pm, 5:30pm-9:40pm, Sun-Mon 12pm-2pm, 5:30pm-10:30pm, Tues Closed
7. Char Kor BBQ
Char Kor BBQ is unique from our list of the best Korean restaurants in Brisbane, because it’s not a restaurant you can book a table at, it’s a food truck. This travelling taste-bud tantaliser roams the streets of Brisbane, in search of its next customer to please. Char Kor BBQ specialises in fusion Korean food, so you can expect bulgogi bento boxes and teriyaki chicken bowls.
Addresses and trading hours:
Wed 10:30am-1:30pm at 161 Fison Ave West, Eagle Farm QLD 4009
Thur 11am-1:30pm at 30 McKechnie Dr, Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113
Fri 11am-1:30pm at 64 Moss St, Slacks Creek QLD 4127
Wed-Sun 5pm-8:30pm at Roma Parkland (Outside of fence) Brisbane City QLD 4000
Phone: +61 04 2151 5614
8. Tok Tok Korean Cuisine
One of the newer Brisbane KBBQ restaurants on the scene, Tok Tok Korean Cuisine makes up for their lack of experience with their delectable menu. Customers and critics alike are raving over Tok Tok’s menu, which covers all your favourite meat and chicken dishes. We can see Tok Tok Korean Cuisine sticking around for a long time.
Address: Shop 11 158 Gowan Rd, Sunnybank QLD 4109
Phone: +61 04 2671 7893
Trading Hours: 11am-11:50pm Daily
9. Restaurant Red & Green
Restaurant Red & Green is another all you can eat buffet on our list. Specialising the charcoal cooking, the meats, fish, chicken, and vegetables are infused with the smoky flavours produced by the charcoal. Pick and choose from buffet and unlock flavours on the grill at your table for a meal you won’t soon forget.
Address: Shop 3 L1 14 Annerley Rd, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
Phone: +61 07 3217 3188
Trading Hours: 11:30am-3pm, 5:30pm-10pm Daily
10. Sunny Seoul BBQ
Sunny Seoul BBQ should be your go-to spot for large bookings. With generous serving sizes, Sunny Seoul BBQ caters to everyone’s needs in their menu. Here you’ll find platters of marinated meats and vegetables to cook up at your table, along with kitchen made items such as hot pots and pancakes. For a feast to please the masses, Sunny Seoul BBQ is the only Brisbane KBBQ restaurant you should consider.
Address: 95 Mains Rd, Sunnybank QLD 4109
Phone: +61 07 3344 7589
Trading Hours: Wed-Thur 5pm-8pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-8:30pm, Sun-Mon 5pm-8pm, Tues Closed
11. Go Bull
You’re going to want to get to Go Bull early, if you want to get into Go Bull at all. The lines out the door are justified at this Korean BBQ restaurant, with a menu that has people returning time and time again for another fix. Once you do find yourself a table, order yourself some DIY rice balls, for all the playing-with-your-food fun your parents shunned for years at the dinner table.
Address: 18 Wynne St, Sunnybank QLD 4109
Phone: +61 07 3345 9463
Trading Hours: Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am-11pm, Mon-Wed 5pm-11pm, Thur Closed.
12. Mr Bap
Korean BBQ can be intimidating, which is why Mr Bap is so perfect for those new to the world of KBBQ. You won’t find anything too wild and wacky like offal on the menu at Mr Bap, just the ol’ reliable meats and chicken. The menu still features all your favourite kimchi and bulgogi menu items, allowing newbies to slowly expand their taste horizons to KBBQ flavours.
Address: Shop 29 663 Beenleigh Rd, Sunnybank QLD 4109
Phone: +61 07 3423 8875
Trading Hours: Tues-Sun 11:30am-9:30pm, Mon Closed
13. Korilla BBQ Restaurant
Rounding out our list of the best Korean BBQ restaurants in Brisbane is Korilla BBQ Restaurant. From BBQ beginners at Mr Bap to premium Korean cuisine, Korilla have some of the finest cuts of meat you’ll find in the city of Brisbane. From à la carte dining to mains of fish and pork, you can’t go wrong at Korilla. The only trouble you’ll have is deciding what to get first.
Address: Level 1 43 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Phone: +61 07 3211 1212
Trading Hours: Sat 12pm-10:30pm, Sun 12pm-9pm, Mon-Thur 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri Closed
Where is the best Korean BBQ restaurant near Brisbane CBD?
Maru, Funny Funny Korean Restaurant and Korilla BBQ Restaurant are some of the best Korean BBQ restaurants in Brisbane.
What is Korean BBQ?
Korean BBQ differs from traditional backyard BBQ by serving up smaller cuts of beef, pork, chicken or seafood cooked on gas or charcoal grills built into the centre of the table. In a way, guests cook their own meats.
Do Korean BBQ have vegetarian options?
Yes, Korean BBQ caters to vegetarians, but we recommend checking the menu before going in to find the best options for you.