While we are not the biggest fans of K-Pop (sorry not sorry), there is another type of ‘K’ that we are head over heels for - Korean food! If you love kimchi and freshly barbecued meat as much as we do, bring on an appetite because we have listed the best halal korean restaurants in Kuala Lumpur that you must try! These popular restaurants aren’t only delicious, but they’re pork-free and Muslim-friendly too!

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    Best Halal Korean Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur
    8 Best Halal Korean Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur


    8 Best Halal Korean Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    HAN Modern Korean Grill

    Previously known as Han Wa Dam, HAN is located at Menara Hap Seng in the heart of the city. The restaurant brings a contemporary twist to traditional Korean cuisine through its aesthetically designed dining interior. It consists of four distinct segments, including private rooms with larger dining tables, an alfresco area that overlooks the city and its greenery, and a bigger communal area. Bonus: Enjoy 20% off your bill when you dine in on Saturday or public holidays!

    Address: Lot G001 Ground Floor Menara Hap Seng, Jalan P. Ramlee Kuala Lumpur.
    Opening hours: 11:30am–2:30pm, 5–10pm, closed on Sunday
    Contact number: +603-2022-1881
    Status: No pork/lard
    Price range: $$$

    HAN Modern Korean Grill
    HAN Modern Korean Grill in Kuala Lumpur
    Source: HAN Modern Korean Grill


    Seoul Garden

    Loved by many for their 2-in-1 proprietary smokeless grill, Seoul Garden lets diners enjoy grilled meat while cooking other ingredients in a hearty soup at the same time. It offers an elaborate selection of fresh and marinated meat, including kimchi chicken, black pepper dory fish, bulgogi beef and tom yam squid.

    Address: Sunway Putra Mall, Mytown Shopping Centre, Sunway Velocity, Wangsa Walk.
    Opening hours: 10am–10pm
    Contact number: Please refer to website
    Status: Halal certified
    Price range: $$

    Seoul Garden
    Seoul Garden Kuala Lumpur
    Source: Seoul Garden


    Da On Fine Korean Cuisine

    Want to experience Korean fine dining? Head over to Da On which specialises in traditional Korean cuisine that’s perfect for special occasions with your family and friends. Not to be missed is its beautifully marinated premium beef ribs, dakgalbi, and bulgogi. For healthier options, go for the nutritious and wholesome ginseng chicken soup known as samgyetang.

    Address: Lot 6.40.00, Level 6, Pavilion KL, No. 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang.
    Opening hours: 11am–10pm
    Contact number: +603-2141 2100
    Status: No pork/lard
    Price range: $$$

    Da On Fine Korean Cuisine
    Da On Fine Korean Cuisine, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
    Source: Da On


    Kung Jung Korean Restaurant

    Kung Jung is a hidden gem located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Serving the most authentic Korean BBQ, it extends an invitation to all Muslim friends in Malaysia to enjoy the delicious grilled meat and warm hospitality offered here. Our personal favourite is the premium beef selection and ice-cold spicy chewy noodles known as Bibim-naengmyeon.

    Address: Lot No 3.1 Level 3 PNB Perdana, Jln Binjai, Kuala Lumpur.
    Opening hours: 11:30am–2pm, 5:30–9:30pm, closed on Sunday
    Contact number: +603-2166 7181
    Status: No pork/lard
    Price range: $$$

    Kung Jung Korean Restaurant
    Kung Jung Korean Restaurant, Kuala Lumpur
    Source: Kung Jung


    Dookki

    For a fun and exciting meal, make your way to Dookki which offers a 90-minute all-you-can-eat tteokbokki buffet that comes with free-flow soft drinks! This popular franchise from South Korea lets you satisfy your appetite with six unique types of the chewiest and yummiest imported rice cakes, along with other tasty dishes such as ramen and seafood dishes. If you are looking for a truly memorable meal, order the double cheese ring for you to dip your meat and vegetables in!

    Address: L1-12B, IOI City Mall, IOI Resort, City Lebuh IRC, 62502, Putrajaya.
    Opening hours: 11:30am–10pm
    Contact number: +607-276 1156
    Status: Halal supplier, no pork/lard, no alcohol
    Price range: $$

    Dookki at IOI City Mall
    Dookki at IOI City Mall, Putrajaya
    Source: Dookki


    Sopoong

    Sopoong is a family-friendly Korean restaurant located in several malls across Kuala Lumpur. Besides being affordable, it also offers many familiar dishes including bibimbap, a variety of stews, Korean fried chicken, as well as cheesy kimchi fried rice. Don’t forget to try its side dishes too, such as pan-fried mandu for quick satisfaction!

    Address: Berjaya Times Square, IOI City Mall
    Opening hours: 10am–10pm
    Contact number: +603-2141 0224
    Status: Halal supplier, no pork/lard, no alcohol
    Price range: $$

    Sopoong korean
    Sopoong Kuala Lumpur
    Source: Sopoong


    SeoulNami Korean BBQ

    One of the latest additions to the pork-free Korean dining scene in KL is SeoulNami. Located in Midvalley City, this restaurant is the place to go for Korean BBQ as well as crispy fried chicken. The latter is available in four popular varieties, including sweet honey butter chicken and spicy hot pepper chicken. Sit back and relax as you take in the spectacle of meat glistening and caramelising in its glorious marinade!

    Address: F-215 The Gardens Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City.
    Opening hours: 11am–10:30pm
    Contact number: +603-2202 3336
    Status: Halal supplier, no pork/lard, no alcohol
    Price range: $$

    SeoulNami Korean BBQ
    SeoulNami Korean BBQ at The Gardens Mall
    Source: SeoulNami


    Mr. Dakgalbi

    This popular dakgalbi restaurant needs no introduction! Order your favourite meat and rice/noodle combo and sit back as a friendly server cooks up a storm at your table. Best enjoyed with family and friends, the restaurant gives out a feel-good vibe as you catch up with your friends over a hot and satisfying meal. Be sure to order an extra cheese ring for you to dip all your meat and vegetables in!

    Address: MyTown, PV128, Melawati Mall, Sunway Putra Mall, Soho KL
    Opening hours: 10am–10pm
    Contact number: Please refer to website
    Status: Halal-certified
    Price range: $$

    Mr. Dakgalbi
    Mr. Dakgalbi Kuala Lumpur
    Source: Mr. Dakgalbi

    Have a great meal! <3