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Korean Grill

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223 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JZ, England
+44 1202 312132
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Gien, France
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service which was friendly speedy but not with a sense you were being rushed, If you have never had Korean food before they will happily guide you through the menu. As I eat alone I can't justify the grill but have watched enviously as parties of people really enjoy that experience. Good soju well worth trying if you haven't... More 

Thank pauledwardtaylor2016
South Pacific
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a dinner here. Food is good, but payment is dodgy. You get a discount if not using card to pay, so we opted for cash. After we paid the staff never came back with our change. It is a matter of principle not about the actual money. So if you go make sure you chase them up about this... More 

Thank r7271
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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

I was invited to try Korean food by a very old friend and met him and his 2 lovely half Korean young daughters. John offered to order the food and so we started with kimchi and then had the grill where a waitress helps cook the food. We had 2 different cuts of pork and some beef. These meats are... More 

Thank mcfcfanBournemouth
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Fast service Friendly staff Great ambience Food was fantastic. Id recommend trying the spicy chicken bulgogi if your exposure to korean food is new. Youll find the food was worth trying. However this place is always full so come early if you want a table.

Thank Shiavax P
Brighton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

this is a nice little resteraunt in a good location. The food is not bad, but i have to say there are better korean resteraunts in Bournemouth. Whilst i found the food was quite good, albeit overloaded with sugar somewhat, which is shame as it didnt really need it, the service felt like chaos/rushed, or this how the watiress came... More 

Thank Alan K
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

We've searched many a place to find good, authentic, delicious Korean BBQ and finally found the one. The beef bulgogi, and vege pancake were especially great, and their sides were also excellent quality. Everything is very reasonably priced. Definitely will return when we're in the area again!

Thank sighip
Poole, Dorset
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Very much enjoyed our trip to Korean Grill for a light Sunday lunch where we sampled delicious courses such as Spicy Octopus with noodles and Soya bean soup. Service was efficient and friendly. Agree with some of the other reviewers regarding the tired decor but don't let it put you off a great meal. Only slightly disappointed at the end... More 

Thank Dev1ous_One
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I've always wanted to experience the traditional korean method of grilled meat. And through research, I finally found this fantastic place, which went beyond expectation. The atmosphere reminds me of traditional korean culture. And along with the kpop music playing in the background, I almost forgot I was in England!!! It was my first time trying grilled meat, so I... More 

Thank HHanney
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Very good service, friendly and fast. Food is outstanding! Big portions small prices. Made my bf fall in love with Korean food and he's not an Asian food fan. Basic interior, but worked out for our romantic dinner and is clean. Will be back when in town!

Thank Lorenza_K
Andy K, General Manager at Korean Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for review, also I am so happy you had good time in our restaurant. Also I hope see you again soon. More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Never had korean food before - all i can say is try it! Choose your meats, your sides, your extras and your rice and rest is history. Meat is cooked in front of you. Limited on selection of drinks - but the red wine was good. and my colleagues had beer - which they said was OK. Fully recommend! Definitely... More 

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Andy K, General Manager at Korean Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for review. I am happy you enjoyed our meal. Also I hope you come back again for our new menu and wine. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $25
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 312132
We are a family business serving authentic Korean food. We are the only place in Bournemouth where you can experience the exotic Korean style indoor BBQ at your own table grill. You can choose to cook your grill yourself or leave it to the staff and watch it getting cooked right in front of you at your table. We offer a variety of meat dishes (beef, pork and chicken) with vegetarian options as well. We are dedicated to serving delicious and healthy Korean cuisine and ensuring that our customers fully enjoy their one-of-a-kind dining experience.

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