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“High expectations.....” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Braai Republic

Braai Republic
Ranked #14 of 122,441 Restaurants in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: African, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Itaewon
Description: 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!
Basel, Switzerland
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“High expectations.....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013

Being ranked #1 restaurant resulted in very high expectations. Took us some time to find it. It is more a bar than a restaurant. Initially tried to make reservation for a group which was not possible.
Atmosphere is very relaxed. Bar is relatively small. Only with a few people in, it is already crowded.
Choise of food and food quality was very good. Quantity less. Dish for two persons was not that much...
Except for the food......the overall rating is average.........maybe because of the high expectations!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank RayVM
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Uijeongbu, South Korea
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Simple Food Done Excellently Well”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

By far our favorite restaurant in all of Korea! It can be pricey--but the experience of simple food done excellently is worth it! The only problem is that their hours can be a little difficult, and on weekends they close FAR too early. Best service we've had in Korea and the owners and clientele have always been more than willing to lend a hand, have a chat, even give away personal umbrellas to us or write out cab directions in Hangul!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank lucaya22387
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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“South African Seoul Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

For great tasting genuine South African food, this is as good as going to South Africa. Food tastes just like mom's -- home style cooking. The staff is extremely friendly, and the food hot and fresh.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Bill C
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Seoul
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A great restro-bar”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

Been there with a group and had a great time.
Got there mid week @ 21:45 which is a 'dead time' for many restaurants in Seoul & Itaewon.
The place was half full and we enjoyed great service and food in an affordable prices.

If you are looking for a romantic upscale restaurant, this is not the place for you, but if you want to have some good time with friends with good food in an affordable prices, it's the best place in Itaewon

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Ofer1981
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Seoul, South Korea
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“meat and beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

I went for all you can eat lamb chops, which were delicious, paired with some beers. The sides were rather basic but the chops really good. Crispy yet tender - the meat was pink to red.
The atmosphere is great but the place is rather small, so make sure to reserve a table or be there early.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank 725Max
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