Korean

  • Korean fried chicken Pelicana is coming to London

    Korean fried chicken Pelicana is coming to London

    News reaches us of another big fast-food chain making inroads in London - and the first branch is opening this week. 

    Pelicana is pretty big elsewhere, with over 3000 branches selling their Korean fried chicken. The first UK restaurant is landing at Hammersmith Broadway shopping centre followed soon after by Angel (June), Wimbledon (July) and Clapham Junction (September). 

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  • Wing Wing brings their Korean chicken and beer to Chinatown

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    The latest Wing Wing, its flagship restaurant, is coming to a big new space on the edge of Chinatown - with Korean fried chicken alongside draft beer (and eventually karaoke too). 

  • Clapham and Ealing are the latest spots for Yori Korean barbecue

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    It's restaurants numbers four and five for Yori, who are opening their latest place in Clapham and Ealing. Expect their usual reinvented approach to Korean cuisine.  

  • Test Driving JAE by Jay Morjaria at Untitled - Korean drinking food to die for

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    We head to Dalston to check out Jay Morjaria's permanent residency, JAE, at Untitled bar - where the Korean drinking food makes you want to order everything on the menu.

  • Test Driving Sollip - something quite unique in Bermondsey

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    Sollip in Bermondsey takes some of the European cooking techniques that the owners have great experience in and mixes in their Korean background to offer something quite unique to Londoners. We went down to try it out. 

  • Jay Morjaria is opening his restaurant JAE as a residency at Dalston's Untitled

    jae by jay morjaria at untitled in dalston

    His 'plant-forward' food was enough to win him a £500,000 stake on TV's Million Pound Menu. Now chef Jay Morjaria, is going to be showcasing that winning talent at his new Dalston residency, JAE.

    Having popped up with JAE at various spots across London over the past year or so, this new weekend slot at Untitled will be a semi-permanent base for Morjaria running every Thursday to Saturday night. 

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  • Korean restaurant Sollip in London Bridge opens

    sollip restaurant london bridgeA Korean husband and wife duo with experience at The Arts Club and The Ledbury are opening their first restaurant in London. 

  • Ogam Korean tapas bar has opened in Islington

    Ogam Korean tapas bar has opened in Islington  

    While wandering through Angel over the Christmas break, we spotted this restaurant that opened somewhat under the radar in December. Owner Tae Yeol Kim was apparently International Korean cup Championship 2015 Winner Bartender and is also a Korea traditional alcohol Ambassador. Ogam will serve up a Korean tapas menu (obviously) in a small restaurant that's primarily counter seating. At the time of writing, there's a choice

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  • Korean barbecue restaurant Yori to open in Covent Garden

    Korean barbecue restaurant Yori to open in Covent GardenIt’s farewell to the Covent Garden outlet of Jidori and in its place is the third branch of Korean barbecue restaurant Yori.

  • Judy Joo brings Seoul Bird to Westfield Shepherd’s Bush

    Judy Joo brings Seoul Bird to Westfield Shepherd’s Bush

    Korean-American chef and television personality Judy Joo will bring a taste of Korea to the food court at Westfield Shepherd’s Bush. Seoul Bird will feature her famous double-fried chicken.

  • Anju is the new Korean food residency at The Gun in Hackney

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    In Islington's Compton Arms, they have the very popular Four Legs residency (which we Test Drove recently). Now the Compton Arms' sister pub The Gun in Hackney has brought in a long term food residency Anju - which they're hoping will be a similar success.

    Anju - which already has a residency at Blend in Green Lanes -

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  • On The Bab opens on Soho's Archer Street

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    It's all go for On The Bab. The Korean street food spot has moved from Marylebone to Soho and opens today on Archer Street, replacing owner Linda Lee's Mee Market.

    The new Soho restaurant will serve up the usual bibimbab, bao, dumplings and Korean fried chicken that the group has become known for. But there'll also be a few new things on the menu, exclusive to Soho - including a Korean-style wrap - stuffed with rice, vegetables and kimchi and your choice of bulgogi

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  • Koba

    Korean barbecue in Fitzrovia

  • Inko Nito on Soho's Broadwick Street will be the latest robatayaki restaurant from the Zuma stable

    inkonitofood London is getting a new robata grill restaurant from the team at Zuma. Inko Nito on Soho's Broadwick Street will feature Japanese charcoal grilled cooking with a Korean influence.

  • Chicken and Gochu take over the Friday night residency at Walthamstow's Ye Olde Rose and Crown

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    We don't know about you, but the idea of a Friday night pub menu devoted to Korean and Japanese style 'anju', or bar bites sounds EXACTLY what we'd want to stave off a Saturday morning hangover.

    And if you live in Walthamstow, that's just what you've got as Chicken and Gochu become the latest folk to take over the Friday night slot at Ye Olde Rose and Crown. This is the first time the Highams Park-based husband and wife team have popped up anywhere. Korean

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