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Kimchi Cult

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Kimchi Cult is a Korean style fast food restaurant in the heart of Glasgow's West End. Punk riffs on Korean classics such as bibimbap rice bowls and steamed bao buns with crispy fried pork, bulgogi brisket or pork belly; Korean fried chicken; bulgogi fries and kimchi burgers. And a whole lot of kimchi. Vegan, vegetarian and pescatarian options available.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Fast Food, Asian, Korean
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kimchi Cult is some of the best food I've ever had! All of the food has so much flavour and the price is unbeatable! An amazing place to grab some delicious Asian food - whenever I'm in the area it's top of my list!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Mcfizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great wee restaurant/take away, with delicious food and helpful staff. Not a lot of room, so very often full, but staff are happy to phone you when a table is free, if you want to go for a walk/drink/coffee or takeaway an option. No toilet...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank fifimcm28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a lovely dinner here. It’s very casual with only a few seats but you can also take away. It was nice to have the option to eat in. The food we ordered was really nice and the lady taking the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank shaz7070
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like the concept - not authentically Korean, does not pretend to be, but great Korean influences. Had a very tasty rice bowl. Great stop for a quick bit, also does take-out. Recommended.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank richardcI9593JM
Reviewed July 12, 2019

Honestly this wee place blew me away, the bao incredible!!, The kimchi fries phenomenal! and the fried chicken so delicious!! Forgot my picture of the bao but I know I'll be back for more. Also the guys in this place are brand new, great customer...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jojorea777
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

We had the kimchi cheese fries as quick bite and we weren’t very hungry but wow they were amazing! The flavour of the kimchi was insane and even my boyfriend who really wouldn’t have thought he’d have been a fan was totally sold! Will definitely...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank rebeccaf317
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Couldnae get in to a few eateries in West End of Glasgow (probs due to Father's day madness) & came across this wee gem by default. & what a treat to get 4 amazing dishes with varied, intense flavours + 3 drinks; all for under...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ailsa_n_Darren
Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Tiny little place with the best, most authentic Korean food outside of Korea. Yum yum yum. Kimchi was amazing. Bulgogi brisket biminbop was fabulous!!!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank cyinca
Reviewed June 11, 2019 via mobile

A long overdue review here, and I’ll cut to the chase; I’ve been here several times for bibimbap and fried chicken. Today I tried the newly added honey butter chicken, with a big side salad and some plain fries, and it’s probably the best chicken...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank martinknox1987
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Turned away with our dog even though we were in with him last week, change in policy apparently. Would have been good if something had been mentioned on social media about it. Decided to take away and told fried chicken would take an hour?!? How...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kelandneve
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