On The Bab
33 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·
Why locals recommend it
My go-to for the ultimate comfort food: bibimbap. Nothing beats ricey carbs, a fried egg, and all those finely sliced vegetables with spicy-sweet gochujang sauce. A side of kimchi is nonnegotiable. If you’re here for a feast with friends, also get the Korean fried chicken, and the cocktail made with soju, a Korean spirit. Good for vegetarians, too. There’s also a Covent Garden branch, but I like the Old Street one for its buzzy vibe and tiny, homely feel.
Tips from locals
Korean small plates inspired by street food eats plus anju cocktails served in hip cafe-style digs.
Small plates Korean food. Definitely try the KFC. Can get pretty crowded, so try to avoid peak hours.
I discovered Korean street food there and highly recommend 'on the buns, breaded prawn patty'. And for meat eaters the Yangyum fried chicken, mixing both flavours, soy ginger & sweet spicy!
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