Friday, June 25, 2010

Seoul Korea - Korean BBQ at Taman Danau Desa

I love Korean BBQ, and when my mum suggested a place (fairly) nearby in Taman Danau Desa, I immediately said yes even though I was nursing a bit of a sore throat. Fast forward - and the darling and I reach the restaurant. Like many other Korean BBQ joints it's on the second floor:

Even at 8.45pm on a weekday the restaurant is full. After queue'ing up for a table and waiting for the rest of the family to arrive, and after placing our orders, the waiters distribute over 10 different side dishes. Of particular yummy notes are the kimchi, the tofu wrapped in egg, and the steamed egg, but the rest of the dishes are pretty good too.

We order two different kinds of pork (apologies to my Muslim friends). Here's the pork sizzling on the bbq:

And here's a shot of the 'finished' product - plain BBQ pork:

And the special chili-marinated BBQ pork. I love the chili one better, but the taste is a bit salty and strong and could be a bit overpowering for some.

I don't remember what the exact name of this dish is - if memory serves correctly, it was Boiled Pork with herbs. Delicious as well.

Sadly I didn't pay and so I don't know the exact breakdown, but the dinner cost slightly under MYR200 for 9 people, so it's very value for money. Seoul Korea is in Taman Danau Desa - drive around the shoplots and if you see a Korean restaurant above a Mamak and beside a Cosway - that's the one.


  1. Went there with six of people. Planning to order 3 sets. The lady boss informed side dishes can not be refilled. Asked will it be 3 sets of side dishes since we have ordered 3 sets. But she insisted we only get 1 set. We only can get refil if order 5 sets. After i have observed, the table next to us ordered 1 set and they received 1 set of side dishes as exactly as 3 sets as we ordered. It was totally unfair as i could not see the value of money.
    Paid for 3 sets but got 1 set of side dishes. Paid almost RM100 for lesser meal set. Thanks to the lady boss for your money sucker.

    1. Oh wow, is it that bad now? I haven't visited in many years so I can't comment, but "can't refill banchan (side dishes)" in any Korean BBQ is a terrible policy.