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Korean Grill

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223 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JZ, England
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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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7 reviews
3 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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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 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 

1 Thank Jannon01
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 

Loughborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Ok service , the lady was nice. However, we waited an hour an a half for the food.... The taste is not that good as well . If you are looking for korean food , you better go to KORI restaurant, it's just near to Asda

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

I don't know you really visit our restaurant or not but I can see this review is fake. I can see your review history that you never been KORI when you visit our restaurant. I already reported to the Tripadvisor. I don't know there will remove or not but I know nobody believe this kind fake review. More 

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Haven't recently moved to Dorset I've missed the variety and quality of my favourite international foods. Finding Korean Grill is a massive win. We ate so much bulgogi BBQ, pickles, and best of all KIMCHI RICE! Great value, super friendly staff, great fun cooking on the table grill. All soundtracked to K-Pop. Korean Grill is worth finding.

Thank SGoudie
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

A very nice and friendly place to have Korean food. Each table has a grill installed into it to ensure everyone can enjoy bulgogi. We have come just after lunch and it was lovely and quiet. The bibimbap was delicious and so were the authentic Korean drinks. I feel that the spice level was toned down for the European taste... More 

Thank RynaBriggs
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

Very tasty Korean food in generous portions at a very reasonable price. As others have said, don't be put off by the decor outside or in, once your food arrives you'll barely notice the K-pop youtube feed. 😉 Service can be slow so don't go if you're in a hurry, otherwise take the time to enjoy some great food. Spicy... More 

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

Thank you for the visiting to our shop. Sorry for the inconvenience to serve the dishes, but we will try to serve them as soon asp possible next time. I really appreciate you to enjoy our dishes. Thank you very much to give feedback. 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 - $24
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
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: 441202312132
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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