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Seoul House Korean Restaurant

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234 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8883
12:00 - 21:30
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the food is good but the waite to get it could be an issue specially if u have a show to catch near by at one of the local entertainment venues....lot's near by, not really sure why the service such an issue,maybe the few times i have been there the main people must've been away.......

Thank Wylie J M
Launceston, Australia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Had been to this restaurant some years ago so thought we might revisit. The food is good and very reasonably priced. The service however is poor. Food just dumped on the table. No explanations or assistance with how BBQ works or what each of the meals were. Had to disturb the staff whilst they ate so we could pay the... More 

Thank TasJon
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a really good place for cheap eats with quality food. the barbecue is best and comes with a variety of choice meat and seafood, cooked at your table and its all you can eat with a per head cost. The condiments are also tasty and fresh. Good place for feed when you're really hungry!

Thank wsyme
Fitzroy, Australia
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

we took friends here from interstate, they love Korean BBQ, but was disappointed, food was average, the experience was dull, the staff were not happy, there is just no vibe to the place, which was a real shame. prices are great.

Thank speckal1
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Service . Food = 8.5 / 10 Been going back since I was a student. Price of food didn't change much and the food itself is just as good then it is now ! Highly recommended and I will definitely go back year after year. There is a K bar across the floor of the restaurant. How's that for convenience... More 

Thank davidtsang333
Daylesford, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Enjoyed their lunchtime special offer recently and enjoyed it immensely. Great value, very quick and tasty food!

Thank Linda-and-Frank
Melbourne, Australia
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446 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

We walked by after seeing Georgy Girl. We ordered the all you can eat Korean BBQ. The service was decent, though you can feel that the Korean waiters were not trained to serve properly. The table BBQ was unsightly, and you do not see this in other Korean BBQ house. The meat was of poor cuts. They all tasted the... More 

Thank Tiger L
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

My partner and I ate at this restaurant by chance as we were craving for Korean food and lo and behold, we saw the sign of Seoul Restaurant in Russell St. We have to climb a flight of stairs to get to the restaurant. It was not modern looking as most Korean restaurants we've been in Melbourne. We ordered the... More 

Thank Aileen A
Woodenbong, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Lunch at Seoul House is still good value - $6.80 for a main with side dishes, but dinner - god, what a disappointing rip off. The resto has been there for ages & badly needs a refurb, the same old tired looking carpet, uninteresting framed photos on the walls, smeared with dust & fat & needing a wipe at least.... More 

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Brunswick East, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We have dined here about three times. The first was quite good, the second time was not as good and the third was terrible. A lot of the items on the menu are not available and neither are most of the wines. On one occasion we were even turned away because they had no rice even though there was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 8883

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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