Korean eateries of all sorts have sprung up in Jakarta in recent years. With so many to choose from, it can be baffling for both Indonesians and foreigners seeking an authentic taste of Korea. Here are some of the best Korean restaurants around Jakarta:
1. The Grill $$$
A classy Korean and Japanese BBQ restaurant with authentic flavour; we love thefresh and high quality cuts of meat that will make you drool as soon as it gets to your table. Accompanied with soups, salads, curries and savoury sauces, with a friendly and quick service (some of the best around).Check out also their weekday special lunch packages.
MidPlaza 2, Lower Ground Floor | Jl. Jend Sudirman Kav. 10-11, Jakarta
Facebook: The Grill Midplaza
2. Gahyo $$
Established in 2005, Gahyo has made it to the top list of most recommended Korean restaurant in Jakarta, especially for their Korean barbecue. Their signature dishes : Daechang (Marinated Large Intestine) and Teuk Nyang Nyeum (Prime Beef Marinated in Special Sauce) Gahyo also provide a wide selection of beverages, such as, traditional Korean drink, fresh juice, beer & soju.
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav.52-53 Lot.6 Jaksel
Phone: 021- 52897044
3. TOBAK $$$
Tobak means “original” in Korean. True to its name, the restaurant serves only authentic Korean dishes, unlike other places that make the food sweeter or offer a less spicy cuisine in an effort to satisfy local clientele. An eclectic list of over 40 Korean dishes adorns the menu, from Korean barbecue to grilled fish to stews. Famous for the 15 different banchans (side dishes), make sure you have enough space for the main course!
Jl. Wolter Monginsidi No.30, RT.1/RW.6, Petogogan, Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan
Hours: Open today · 11:30AM–10PM
4. Bornga $$$
Created by Executive chef Jong Won Paik, Bornga is one of Korean’s most popular barbecue joint that’s not only famous in its own country, but also in Malaysia, Singapore, China, Japan, and here in Indonesia, serving high quality meat and authentic Korean taste. Serves Pork.
Jl. Wolter Monginsidi No. 24 Rawa Barat Kebayoran Baru Jakarta
Phone: 021 7396229/021 7233024
Jl. Bulungan Raya No. 14,Blok M, Jakarta
Phone: 021 29306849
Ruko Crown Golf, Blok D, Bukit Golf Mediterania, Jl. Marina Indah Raya, Pantai Indah Kapuk, Jakarta
Phone: 021 29704981 ext:773
5. Gojumong $$
Gojumong has one of the most extensive and authentic korean menu around, with a pretty affordable price tag too. Both on weekdays and weekends, the place is usually crowded with Korean expats that dine and drink the night away, indicating its authenticity.
Jl. Panglima Polim IX No. 7-9 Jaksel