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All reviews fried chicken kimchi sushi salad fries lunch set sweet spicy hit the spot friday and saturday lunch menu is live music cool place amazing food friendly service love this place mic kimbap
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Reviewed February 27, 2020 via mobile

Offers a unique, quirky, funky service with great tasting food and beers. Service is fresh and cool.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

The best time to come is Friday, Saturday to listen to the live music and enjoy the various types of chicken! If you come to Bishkek don't forget to visit any time!

Date of visit: February 2020
chihoonj, Guest Relations Manager at Chicken Star, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2020

thank You so much !!!

Reviewed January 19, 2020

It's an international place where lots of expats come to enjoy fried chicken. Ambince is good, lively. On week-ends there is live performance. I recommend to try spicy garlic chicken. If you wanna feel as if you are in international cafe this is the place...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 8, 2019 via mobile

Came here after reading the reviews and we was not disappointed. Cheeky little sushi dish washed down with beer

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

We ordered 2 half chickens for the 3 of us and a few appetizers. We ate every last piece. The chicken was not to spicy and the jeju cocktail hit the spot. The ambiance was fun, friendly, and the staff were so caring. We loved...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 26, 2019 via mobile

Excellent selection of Korean inspired food. The fried chicken was delicious. Servers spoke English and were kind and friendly. Lovely outdoor seating area. Will definitely go again (and again).

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

We were told about this restaurant by a passer by in Bishkek. As a vegetarian I wouldn’t normally have thought that this was for me, despite it being highly recommended in the Lonely Planet Guide. Thank goodness I came along. Starters were gorgeous vegetable and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 14, 2019

We arrived at Chicken Star during a power cut yet we were welcomed warmly, assisted with ordering by torch and candlelight, and served some really tasty KFC (Korean fried chicken) accompanied by Korean pickles, tteokkochi (excuse my spelling) and kimbap rolls. Good drinks selection. Service...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by for a cappuccino, then ordered some chicken. Both ok,but expensive for what you get. I think you pay more for the area near the park.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed August 5, 2019

Chicken Star is the go-to place for expats in Bishkek. The fried chicken (chicken star special variety is the one I get) is quite delicious and well prepared. Half portion easily feeds 2 people for about 7-8 USD, which isn't a steal in KG. But!...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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I have never heard of kimchi having pork. I’ve been to Korea many times. Maybe spacial ones do? Have not tried it at chicken star.
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