Cooking your own food can often be tedious unless you’re at a Korean BBQ restaurant. Slap some meat on the grill and get fired up, KBBQ is an experience you need to enjoy and if you are in Perth, you’re in luck. The Perth Korean BBQ scene is growing rapidly, and while it might not be as strong as other capital cities, the spirit is there.
Determined to bring you the tastiest cuisine on the West Coast, the best Korean BBQ restaurants in Perth are sharpening their knives and prepping for a big night. You’ve got to check these restaurants out because you’ll be definitely missing out if you don’t! Here is a list of the best Korean BBQ joints in Perth.
1. Arirang Korean BBQ
For more than 15 years, WA has been privy to the exquisite family-run restaurant, Arirang. The team is on a mission to bring you exciting and innovative Korean food, and they certainly deliver. Not only is the Perth KBBQ restaurant known for having some of the best flavours in town, but founder Mr. Cha Ung Yu is an active member of the WA community and even gives out prizes to UWA students who excel in Korean studies. A true testament to his love for all things Korean. From their Bimbimpap to their choice of the Arirang Original or Premium set (for Korean BBQ), you won’t go hungry here.
Address: 91-93 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000
Contact: (08) 9225 4855
Hours: Mon to Thurs: 11:30am — 3pm, 5pm — 9:30pm, Friday: 11:30am — 3pm, 5pm — 10pm, Sat & Sun: 11:30am — 9:30pm
2. Tong 86
Tong 86 has delicious food, there’s absolutely no doubt about it. The street food style restaurant will make you feel like you’re getting that genuine, authentic experience. It even has Yakult flavoured soju (could it get any better?). The $50 meat set menus are a steal! Recommended for 2-3 people, the sets come with a choice between kimchi or soybean stew, kimchi or a seafood pancake, prawn or vegetarian dumplings, mushrooms and of course, two bowls of rice. Grab a mate or two and enjoy a wonderful dining experience.
Address: 86 Beaufort St, Perth WA 6000
Contact: (08) 9227 6006
Hours: Mon to Thurs: 5pm — 11pm, Fri & Sat: 5pm — 12am, Sunday: 5pm — 10pm, Closed Tuesdays
3. Palsaik Namoo
Pork is undeniably the most celebrated meat at Palsaik Namoo. If you’re a pork belly lover, you HAVE to dine here. The Palsaik set comes with eight different kinds of pork belly, ensuring you’ll be in pork belly heaven. As an added bonus, it’s only $66, a bargain in our books. If you want other meat, you can try the combo A. It has a mix of beef and pork, or you can try their combo B, which is pretty similar but with larger quantities and recommended for more than two people. There is so much to love here, and it definitely constitutes as great Korean BBQ.
Address: 78 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000
Contact: 0431 733 494
Hours: Mon to Sat: 5:30pm — 10pm, Closed Sundays
4. Restaurant Gangnam
Restaurant Gangnam aims to give you a culinary experience unlike any other. The fusion between Korean and different Asian cuisines is just the tip of the iceberg. Try speciality ranges from the Korean fried chicken to the cold noodles (a chef’s special). Everything is prepared with absolute precision and of course, with fresh produce. The Perth Koran BBQ spot offers two KBBQ sets, the marinated combo, the non-marinated combo and the family combo, which is perfect for large groups. With such an extensive menu, you’re spoiled for choice at Restaurant Gangnam.
Address: 48/37 Walanna Dr, Karawara WA 6152
Contact: (08) 9450 7705
Hours: Sun to Thurs: 11:30am — 2:30pm, 5pm — 8:30pm, Fri & Sat: 11:30am — 2:30pm, 5pm — 9pm,
5. POPPO Restaurant
Calling out to all the Korean and Japanese foodies in WA – POPPO Restaurant is most definitely a must-try for you. Besides having some of the best Korean BBQ in Perth, the menu also includes tempura prawn, spicy tuna rolls and unagi. If you don’t want to dine in, you’re in luck. It is also available for takeaway.
Address: 137 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000
Contact: (08) 9325 5997
Hours: Mon: 11am — 3pm, Tues to Thurs: 11am — 3pm, 5pm — 8pm, Fri: 11am — 9pm, Sat: 11am — 8pm, Closed Sundays
6. Seoul Buffet Korean BBQ & Steamboat
Seoul Buffet has that unique family atmosphere. The team serves everything here, from KBBQ to steamboats and what every good restaurant provides – alcohol. This Northbridge KBBQ spot offers you a full buffet-style dining experience and for cheap. Bring your family down to enjoy the real flavours of Korea without not breaking the bank.
Address: 253A William St, Northbridge WA 6003
Contact: (08) 9328 2398
Hours: Mon to Sun: 6pm — 10pm
7. SSAM Korean Cuisine & BBQ Restaurant
Kenny Park, Ian Lee and Jordan Lee are the masters behind one of Perth’s best Korean BBQ restaurants. From authentic tastes to their premium fresh meats and vegetables, SSAM gives you affordable food with a dash of luxury thrown in. The KBBQ sets start at $19, and they even offer you a wagyu set with marbling ranges from 7-9! Their level of dedication to bring you traditional Korean cuisine is reason enough to give it a try.
Address: 305 Albany Hwy, Victoria Park WA 6100
Contact: (08) 6153 0228
Hours: Mon to Wed & Fri: 11am — 2:30pm, 5pm — 10pm, Thurs, Sat & Sun: 11:30am — 3pm, 5pm — 10pm,
8. K Town Restaurant
Last but not least, K Town Restaurant has ‘Korean BBQ specialists’ that cater each dish to your KBBQ cravings. While the menu celebrates traditional Korean cuisine, you have the power to cook the food in any which way you want – adding to that personal touch. The outdoor seating is made for large catch-ups with friends and family while you all enjoy a bite. They really have everything on their menu, and you won’t get bored with their options. You can enjoy a nice Bimbimbap or hotpot. You can also try one of their KTOWN KBBQ set menus, which range from $39.5 per person to $85 per person. If you want something light, they have a whole menu dedicated to you, from their edamame to fried chicken.
Address: 63 Aberdeen St, Northbridge WA 6003
Contact: (08) 9328 3918
Hours: Sun to Thurs: 5pm — 11pm, Fri & Sat: 5pm — 12am
What is Korean BBQ?
Korean BBQ is where you cook your own food over a burner from sets of prepared meats, vegetables and/or seafood.
Where’s the best Korean BBQ in Perth?
You can find the best Korean BBQ in Perth at: Arirang Korean BBQ, Tong 86, Palsaik Namoo, Restaurant Gangnam, POPPO Restaurant, Seoul Buffet Korean BBQ & Steamboat, SSAM Korean Cuisine & BBQ Restaurant, Sun BBQ And Cafe, K Town Restaurant.
Is there an all you can eat Korean BBQ in Perth?
Seoul Buffet Korean BBQ & Steamboat is an all you can eat Korean BBQ buffet.