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Braai Republic

63-4, Itaewon-Dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 70-8879-1967
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Ranked #10 of 12,934 Restaurants in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $30
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: African
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Braai Republic serves South African home-style cooking, focusing on our own sausages including boerewors, lamb chops and freshly-baked meat pies. Kitchen hours: (Monday to Thursday) 17:00- 21:00 (Friday to Sunday) 12:00- 21:00 Atmosphere: Open kitchen and Casual Tip: Come before 6pm - even on weekedays we get busy early!
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Coming from SA it was great to taste local food in our country of living..... We ate like kings! Great food and atmosphere

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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I know one of the owners of this place and he's a really nice guy. I had the sausage and that was so-so, but I think I should've had the lamb, which brings in the crowds. The place is small but if you want South African food, you should go here. Rugby fans can also watch matches live with his... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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57 reviews 57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

You completely forget you're in Seoul after a bit of time in this place -- the food is tasty, the beer cold, and the conversation interesting. It's a tiny place on the second floor in an alley in Itaewon, but completely worth the search. The pie was delish!

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Adelaide, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Having made a booking for a Wednesday night, I was surprised to see it packed when we arrived. Obviously onto a good thing. The mood of the place was like being a braai like restaurant in South Africa. The owner (i've forgotten your name - sorry!) was excellent, as you would expect from the Western Cape ;) Food was excellent,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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124 reviews 124 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

What a super super place. The food the people and the service is straight out of Africa. Loooovvvvee ittt. Have to try the dry woers, biltong, ribs, lamb chops, spicy sausage, and boerwors. The wine is also boomer. Hard to beat the cheese cake too. Will def be back.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I stopped by for a quick meal and ended up staying until closing time. There were Lamb Shanks available from the Sunday special and it was probably the best Lamb Shank I've had in ages. After dinner a group of 15 came in from Vladivostok and made the evening. They and the owners made us all feel welcome and set... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Braai lives up to the reviews on here. I ordered the surf n turf and the food was amazing - I love Korean food, but this was the best food I've had on my visit. Owner and staff are very friendly and checked on me several times. I definitely plan on going back before I head back to the States.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Great South American food, delicious lamb and steaks, real friendly folks make you feel like a local. Even got to watch rugby on TV. It's in Itawan.

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Dongducheon, South Korea
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Was introduced to this place by my close friends and I have been in love with it ever since. The food is to die for. I am not a beer drinker but the Hunter's Gold was on point. The Lamb Chops was perfectly cooked. I can't wait to go back here again.

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Shanghai, China
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My cousin invited us to this restaurant...great selection. We had pap & wors and the lamb chops. The lamb chops had great flavor. The wors (sausage) was very lean - combo of beef, lamb and pork. The wonderful surprise was the pap which is a cornmeal side dish with tomato relish. The relish is slightly spicy and a great accompaniment... More 

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Additional Information about Braai Republic

Address: 63-4, Itaewon-Dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Phone Number: +82 70-8879-1967
Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
Cuisine: African

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