Kimbap, Bibimbap & More: Here Are The Best Korean Restaurants In Pune

Korean food might have limited takers, but in the last few years, we’re happy to see the growth in popularity of this Asian cuisine. Whether you are craving something spicy, soupy, or deep-fried, here are some of our top places in Pune where you can find a diverse menu offering fresh ingredients and marvellous Korean food.

Arirang Restaurant

Located in Kharadi, Arirang Guest House & Restaurant serves authentic Korean food and offers a stay to those away from home. The place is run by a close-knit Korean family, and consists of a guest house with 20 rooms and a restaurant that dishes out home-cooked meals. From different types of noodles to kimbap, bibimbap and kimchi, you’ll find all your Korean favourites here. We recommend you check out their lunch meals that consist of their daily set menu. Plus it’s super affordable, a meal for two here would cost you INR 1,000. If you are staying in the guest house, your breakfast and dinner are on the house.

Casual Dining

Arirang Restaurant

Near Reliance Mart, Rakshak Nagar, Kharadi, Pune

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Cafe Maroo

Nestled in one of the lesser-travelled by-lanes of Aundh Gaon, Cafe Maroo is one of the oldest Korean restaurants in Pune. Traditionally decorated with simple rugs and tables, the heart-warming ambiance sets the mood right to enjoy a traditional Korean meal. Try their beef kimbap: bite-size sushi rolls made of rice, minced meat and dried sheets of laver seaweed. While you’re at it, do not miss out on the spicy Maroo special pork bulgogi with gochujang sauce along with a side godeungeo-gui. End your mouth-watering Korean meal with a cup of Ssukcha latte. A meal for two here would cost you INR 1100.

Cafes

Cafe Maroo

Laxmi Palace, Wing A, Shop 1, CTS 801, Aundh, Pune

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K

A hidden gem located in Aundh, K is a tiny eatery that serves authentic Korean, Japanese and Asian delicacies. The ambiance is simple, with no added frills, leaving you to concentrate on the food. The menu offers delicacies like kimchi fried rice, raw tuna bibimbab, tangsu, Japanese curry plates and more. They even have set menus that you can choose from. You would have to spend about INR 1200 for a meal for two here.

Cafes

K - Aundh

Sai Heritage, Shop D-11, Near Medipoint Hospital, Aundh Baner Link Road, Aundh, Pune

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Shizusan

Shizusan serves some of the best Oriental fare in the city, and has an extensive menu that offers food from all over South East Asia. If it’s Korean food that you’re looking for, you need to try the , Korean-style gochujang buri bop here. Other than that, the highly recommended dishes here include pulled chicken baos, Singapore chilli crab, hibachi-style Japanese chilli fried riceotak otak  (kingfish wrapped in banana leaf), Chinese mantou buns, and Thai and Malay-inspired massaman curry. You can dine here with your partner for INR 1600.

Casual Dining

Shizusan

Phoenix Marketcity, Upper Ground Floor, Viman Nagar, Pune

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