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Cafe Arirang


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Cafe, Asian, Korean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

I am not an expert when it comes to korean food but I have tried the very same dish I had here (Bulgogi) in another korean place in Duesseldorf and it was much better there. I just got a very simple dish with a lot...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Niels H
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been there three times so far, it’s just a really good and cheap Korean restaurant!The staff is adorable, and they make good coffees! I would definitely recommend that place.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank naelle06
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Their bibimbap and stews (soft tofu, kimchi..) are the go to ones. They have the nicest bibimbap so far. The others dishes on the other hand were just okay.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EveJ0023
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Really wanted Korean food in Belfast and stumbled across this place on Botanic. Had the Tofu stew and Bibimbap, the food was delicious and portions were generous. The restaurant is quite unassuming and you may never notice it but if you like Korean food at...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ryan B
Reviewed June 6, 2018

On my recent trip to the Northern Ireland for golf with friends, i had a craving for Korean food since we've been eating meat and potatoes for a week. The food here was nothing to write home about, but took care of my cravings. The...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank drmingi
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

£14 for a bowl of spicy Batchelor’s super noodles with processed chicken and a bowl of tasteless broth with noodles masquerading as seafood ramen (1 mussel and 2 tiny inedible shrimps) is NOT good for Korean food. I now know why we were the only...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Annette W
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Would definitely not be recommending. The food wasn’t even bland as that would suggest that there was some flavour.. there was NO taste...the “seafood” broth was like boiling water!!! As for the noodles I’m convinced they were super noodles.. doing a complete disservice to Korean...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Seaside729546
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Belfast's hidden gem - I didn't know about it until a few months ago - now I'm an addict! Korean food is incredible, and the stuff here is all home made so it's super healthy too. The bibimbap is served in a beautiful hot bowl...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Gretchen G
Reviewed May 18, 2017

This was my first experience of Korean food so I was a little nervous. I ordered beef Gimbap and a portion of fried dumplings It was quite new to me however I did empty the plates. I will go back to try different things there...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank munkusbubbly
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

I love Korean food but this place is very average, compared to other Korean restaurants in the UK. Portions seem quite small too. The main appeal for me is that it's the only Korean I'm aware of in Belfast.

Date of visit: May 2017
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