Places to find scrumdiddlyumptious Korean food in Durban

Places to find scrumdiddlyumptious Korean food in Durban

From Kimchi to Bibimbap (rice dish), people looking for the best Korean food in Durban are spoiled for choice. 

Korean food Bulgogi Bibimbap (mixed rice)
Bulgogi Bibimbap or mixed rice Korean food/ iStock (Kongphop Petwichai)

Korean food has fast been growing in popularity in South Africa, and not just because of the mouthwatering spicy fried chicken dishes that are often seen in K-Dramas

The East Asian country is known for flavourism dishes such as kimchi, chimaek, and bibimbap. 

Even their instant noodles - which often include extras like a fried egg, seafood, and cheese - will put your average two-minute noodles to shame!  

Simply put, Korean food will have you saying words like scrumdiddlyumptious... because delicious just doesn't cut it! 

We are rounding up some of the best places to try Korean food in Durban.

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Crazy Korean Durban North 

If you stopped by the recent East Coast Radio House + Garden Show in Durban, then you would have come across Crazy Korean. Their dumplings, Ramien, sticky chicken, and marinated mushrooms were a hit with attendees. 

Based in Durban North, Crazy Korean has gained quite a reputation for serving some of the best Korean food in Durban. Their takeaway menu includes seafood pancakes, beef bibimbap (bi-bim-bap), and a variety of hot pot stews. There are also some tasty options for vegetarians. 

Visit their website for more details. 

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Most KwaZulu-Natalians were introduced to Oohmami's food truck at the Shongweni Farmers & Craft Market. Their steamed bao buns, slow-cooked beef brisket, and house-made kimchi received rave reviews from customers. Sadly, their last weekend at the market was in February, but they have plans to launch a retail product range, which means their delicious baos could be coming to a store near you in the future. 

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Asian Bites

From Korean Beef Bulgogi to Korean Fried Chicken Wings, Asian Bites will have you begging for more. Based in Scottburgh, Asian Bites is technically outside of Durban,  but not too far for a foodie on a mission. Their takeaway menu includes dumplings, Chow Mein, and cashew chicken noodles. There are also some dessert options! 

Visit their website for more details. 

Main image credit/iStock (Kongphop Petwichai)

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