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Best Korean restaurants in Amsterdam

Join us on a flavourful expedition through Amsterdam as we uncover the city's finest Korean dining destinations. From cosy family-owned treasures to hip and trendy hotspots, below is a flavourful catalogue of traditional and modern Korean cuisine found across the city!


A display of a plate of salad sushi and drinks The Bab Korean restaurant
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With a sizzle and a zest that can't be beat, The BAB has planted its flag in three fantastic spots across Amsterdam, becoming a go-to for mouthwatering, authentic Korean cuisine. For those on the move, the BAB gets you covered with convenient takeaway and delivery options at its Amsterdam Oost and Oud-West branches. Their location in the Pijp has a 'Grab&Go' concept, which offers an exciting array of street food delights.

The BAB | Eerste Constantijn Huygensstraat 41H / Camperstraat 36 / Cornelis Troostplein 3A

Seoul Food

Seoul Food Amsterdam is your Korean take-out hotspot in Amsterdam. They specialize in freshly prepared doshirak (packed meal) take-out boxes and offer Korean snacks, sauces, drinks, beauty products, and K-Pop merchandise in their retail corner. Don't miss their cafe, where they serve a variety of homemade Korean warm and cold beverages!

Seoul Food | Kinkerstraat 73A


SOJU Bar chicken sandwich
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Looking for an electrifying hangout with friends? Look no further than SOJU Bar, which offers a vibrant neon-lit setting where you can enjoy an array of Korean fried chicken, beer, and soju. If you're in the mood for more, they also serve up other delectable options like bibimbap (mixed rice with meat and assorted vegetables), gimbap (cooked rice, vegetables, fish, and meat rolled in dried sheets of seaweed), and bingsu (shaved ice dessert) to satisfy your cravings.

SOJU bar | Ferdinand Bolstraat 13-15

Seoul Sista

Learn how to become a BBQ master at Seoul Sista! This all-you-can-eat extravaganza with a set price gives customers the green light to savour a mouth-watering variety of dishes and fire up their tastebuds. Here, diners take the reins and grill their own meat and vegetables on in-table grills. 

Seoul Sista | Reguliersdwarsstraat 18

GAJA Korean BBQ & Bar

GAJA welcomes you with the spirited "가자 (GAJA)," which translates to "LET'S GO" in Korean. They provide classic dishes like bulgogi (thin, marinated slices of meat grilled on a barbecue) and bibimbap, all available in an all-you-can-eat format, complete with table grills that allow guests to relish their meal and scenic water views. To enhance the experience, GAJA Bar offers delicious Korean street food options, such as fried chicken and soju, along with a diverse selection of refreshing drinks.

GAJA | Reguliersdwarsstraat 18

Restaurant Khan

Nestled within an unassuming building in Buitenveldert, this family-owned restaurant is a hidden gem, offering Korean cuisine that surpasses all anticipations. Hailing from South Korea's Jeolla-do province, renowned for its culinary traditions, the owners bring forth generations-old recipes to create their dishes.

Restaurant Khan | Nederhoven 9

Miss Korea BBQ

Miss Korea BBQ, open in Amsterdam's Pijp district since 2013, offers an all-you-can-eat experience for Korean and Japanese cuisine, including sushi and grill options. One can enjoy a cosy atmosphere and an array of Korean soju spirits and beer while cooking at their own BBQ table.

Miss Korea BBQ | Albertcuypstraat 66-70

Gangnam Chicken

Savour Seoul's Gangnam district-inspired fried chicken in the heart of Amsterdam! This restaurant, located in both Oost and West, fuses the flavours of Korean street food with American comfort food. Perfect for a speedy yet satisfying meal, all one has to do is choose their favourite chicken, pair it with a sauce, and complement it with side dishes such as pickled radish, sweet & sour cabbage, or kimchi. Takeaway and delivery options are also available.

Gangnam Chicken | Eerste Helmersstraat 251H / Beukenweg 31