7 Korean Restaurants In Delhi To Visit For A Culinary Adventure

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My fascination with South Korea began way back in 2011, when a dear friend of mine introduced me to the extensive world of k-dramas. And just like a fish enticed by its bait, I was hooked. Thence emerged a quest for finding authentic Korean food in Delhi.

So, if you're trying to imbibe the Korean culture or looking for a culinary adventure, you might want to try these restaurants in Delhi that have mastered the art of cooking Korean food.

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Photo of Gung The Palace, Block D, Green Park, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Ishvani Hans

My affair with Korean food started with this quaint restaurant and for that reason, this place will always hold a special place in my heart. The walls are adorned with Korean decor and the seating arrangement requires you to sit down on a mat in your very own cubicle. The food, the music and the ambience would teleport you straight to Seoul!

Where: D-1/b, Near Ashirwad Complex, Green Park

Cost: ₹2,500 for two

Must-try: Black bean sauce noodles, bibimbap, and seafood casserole

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Photo of Shimtur, Mantola Mohalla, Kaseru Walan, Paharganj, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Ishvani Hans

Nestled in a dingy alley of Paharganj, The Shim Tur is in stark contrast to its environs. Upon entering, you would be greeted by walls in bright colours, wooden furniture, and a mini library. The additional outdoor seating makes for a perfect winter lunch!

Where: 2nd floor, Navrang Guest House, Tooti Galli, Main Bazaar, Paharganj

Cost: ₹600 for two

Must-try: Spicy pork, kimchi Salad, ramen and korean beer

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Photo of Korean Cultural Centre, Ring Road, Vikram Vihar, Lajpat Nagar IV, Lajpat Nagar 4, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Ishvani Hans

The cafe inside the Korean Cultural Centre is a peaceful place to unwind with a hot, comforting bowl of Ramen. In addition to food, they also have an impressive drinks menu. Do try one of their many Korean teas.

Where: A-25, Ring Road, Lajpat Nagar 4

Cost: ₹800 for two

Must-try: Ramen, kimbap, and white-tea

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Photo of Busan Korean Restaurant, New Aruna Colony, Majnu Ka Tilla, New Aruna Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Ishvani Hans

Popular among students due to its proximity to North Campus, Busan sits amidst Tibetan restaurants of Majnu Ka Tila. They serve authentic Korean delicacies and offer a cozy ambiance.

Where: Ground floor, house 9b, block 10, New Aruna Nagar, Majnu Ka Tila

Cost: ₹900 for two

Must-try: Kimchi, bibimbap, potato pancake, and makoli (Korean alcohol)

Photo of Kori's Cafe & Restro, Humayunpur, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Ishvani Hans

Kori's is a quiet, charming cafe tucked in the busy lanes of Safdarjung. Their menu is extensive and distinct, with a range of beverages, Korean lunch in an Indian thali style (dosirak), and continental dishes to choose from.

Where: R-62/1, Humayunpur, Safdarjung Enclave, Safdarjung

Cost: ₹1,100 for two

Must-try: Kimchi fried rice, chicken katsu, chilly chicken dosirak thali and oreo shake

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Photo of Bings Cafe(SSONGCHEE*), Saket District Centre, District Centre, Sector 6, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Ishvani Hans

With limited seating arrangement, Bings is more of a kiosk than a cafe. Despite that, you would find hygienic and authentic Korean desserts, beverages and savoury dishes.

Where: 2nd floor, Select City Walk Mall, Saket

Cost: ₹650 for two

Must-try: Watermelon bings, choco oreo bings, black ramyun, Dutch coffee and banana cake

Photo of Restaurant de seoul, khelgaon marg, Ajmeri Gate, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Ishvani Hans

Restaurant De Seoul is a hidden gem, located in Ansal Plaza Mall. The prices are a bit on the higher side, but the authenticity, ambience and hospitality by the staff make up for it.

Where: 3rd floor, c block, Ansal Plaza Mall, near Siri Fort, Khel Gaon Marg

Cost: ₹2,500 for two

Must-try: Kimchi stew, bibimbap, patbingsu and soju (Korean alcohol)

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