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Braai Republic

19, Itaewon-ro 14-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04391, South Korea
+82 70-8879-1967
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb chops” (73 reviews)
“boerewors” (22 reviews)
“bangers” (18 reviews)
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African, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
19, Itaewon-ro 14-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04391, South Korea
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening. They do not take reservations on Saturday so we left our name. We didn't have to wait long though till they called us. We had garlic bread to bridge the waiting gap for the main dish. For the main...More

Thank Lou M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere friendly staff. Great choice of meats and drinks. Quite crowded so reservation recommended. Real Afrikaans menu. If you don't like meat then go somewhere else.

Thank Paulus1958
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mmm mmmm mmm! Braai done right. It was like being back in Cape Town. Great service and the owner is the genius. Being an Aussie on a Australia v Bok's night, it was only fitting that it was a draw. Oh and the takeaway biltong.......More

Thank Kirby O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Seoul with my buddy from SA. I'd been bragging about this place to him for about a year now; since my last review. Little backstory about this effin guy. He hasnt had proper braai, saffer food in over 7 years. He has...More

Thank Argh_Tee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came at 21:15, the waiter tell us the kitchen was closed at 21:00, and then the owner (that was outside the restaurant and saw us came) came and tell us to decide fast what we want to eat and they will make for us...More

Thank OrBardugo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the places in Itaewon that have gotten really popular seem to have jacked their prices way up accordingly, but not Braai Republic, the prices were very fair and the food was excellent. The owner is a very down to earth guy who gets...More

Thank Harry B
Reviewed July 25, 2017

I ate South African food for the time here. A month later I travelled to South Africa for the first time, ate my own body weight in meat, and still returned to Braai Republic several times after that trip, which says something about what a...More

Thank Liox85
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

A saffa here in Korea needs to experience this place... Great vibe, fantastic food and personalised service make this place crazy special

Thank Günther J
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

As a South African who "braaied" three times a week in South Africa, I can honestly say that this place is a true representation of authentic South African food. Value for money is a understatement. It is the perfect place for meat lovers and you...More

Thank Thinus P
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Good for a fun diner. Was asked to share the table with others so they could sit as well. We agreed and had a really fun evening with the guys we met!

Thank wbernardw
Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
trendy international restaurants dot the area
alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19, Itaewon-ro 14-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04391, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Itaewon
  • Neighborhood: Itaewon
  • Phone Number: +82 70-8879-1967
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Braai Republic serves South African home-style cooking, focusing on our own sausages including boerewors, lamb chops and freshly-baked meat pies. Kitchen hours: (Monday to Thursday) 17:00- 21:00 (Friday to Sunday) 12:00- 21:00 Atmosphere: Open kitchen and Casual Tip: Come before 6pm - even on weekedays we get busy early!
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