| Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

Bibigo is a popular restaurant chain in South Korea which set out to reinvent the bibimbap (mixed rice with vegetables) as a fast-food meal. They've restaurants in Singapore, Beijing and Los Angeles and also sell sauces across the US. Now they've come to London with a restaurant and bar.

Restaurant details

58-59 Great Malborough St, London W1F 7JY
Nearest station: Oxford Circus
Telephone number: 020 7042 5225


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58-59 Great Malborough St, London W1F 7JY


Critic reviews - total score 5.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 6
Zoe Williams Telegraph
Reviewed on December 18, 2012
"It is slightly clinical and will not transport you to another land, if that's what you're after. For such outlandish types as just want some healthy, fresh, mostly enjoyable food, it is fine." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 5
Matthew Norman Telegraph
Reviewed by December 18, 2012
"For all the slickness, a right old mess this concept of cross-pollinating tarted up fast food with Micheliny service and upper-crust prices most certainly is. Global domination Bibigo style will, I fear, be a long time coming yet." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Luci Lyne View London
Reviewed on October 08, 2012
"An impressive restaurant that manages to marry good service, great, stylistically presented food, cool décor and a vibrant atmosphere. You’ll leave happy, if not a little lighter in the purse." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4
David Sexton Evening Standard
Reviewed on September 26, 2012
"Maybe we’ll all be going out for a McBibimbap before we know where we are. But charging such deterrent prices seems an odd way to achieve this masterplan." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4
Time Out Editors Time Out
Reviewed on August 23, 2012
"Bibigo is a large international chain, but its first foray into the UK still needs more fine-tuning than a 1975 Hyundai Pony." READ REVIEW