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Kongju Korean Restaurant

444 MBK Center, Phayathai Road | Wangmai, Pathumwan, Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 2 216 3700
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
444 MBK Center, Phayathai Road | Wangmai, Pathumwan, Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were professional and food was good quality. Didn't seem to be all that traditional or Korean tasting in terms of overall seasoning and flavour profiles. We ordered a large amount of food and we all felt hard pressed to say that any one dish...More

Thank d3research
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Excellent quality. Just a little pricey by Bangkok standards. Definitely for tourists. But we did enjoy. Th service was excellent. Decor notable, but just a bit sterile.

Thank schmendricnumbskull
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Of the 3 restaurants I ate at inside the hotel, this was my favorite. The food was unique and tasty. The green bean-kimchi pancakes were delicious (there were 8 of them, a healthy portion). The variety of complementary pre-appetizer offerings were interesting -- in a...More

Thank EEFish
Reviewed 13 June 2017

“Kong Ju” Korean restaurant on 2nd floor at Pathumwan princess Hotel affordable price buffet all you can eat only 680 Thb More than 10 menu list! Barbecue buffet menu pork, bacon (after grilled very crispy chunky yum!), chicken (very tender), squids, salmon (Huge side of...More

Thank BabeJaa
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Kongju is renowned authentic Korean Restaurant in Thailand. The food are fresh, especially the seafood like prawns, mussels an octopus. We couldn't help but patronized the restaurant three times during our stay in Bangkok.More

8  Thank Wonder A
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear Wonder A, Thank you for writing in. We are delighted to have gained a loyal customer and that you found our fresh seafood delicious. On behalf of myself and the team we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back again very soon....More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

I have to admit that I am kind of addicted to their Bibimbum, Dahk Kang Jeong and side dishes. All of the menu are delicious and cooked with fine ingredients. The one downer in this place is the staffs. I did not feel like I...More

Thank Charles C
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear Charles C Thanks for writing in We are happy you enjoyed your visit overall and that we've managed to get you hooked on the Bibimbap. Please accept my apologies if the team in anyway made you feel unwelcome this will be shared with them...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

this restaurant in the hotel complex is very good, nice food and good service, not all the food is what you'd expectMore

Thank Gail O
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear Gail O, Thank you for writing in! On behalf of myself and the entire team we appreciate your comments and are happy you enjoyed Korean cuisine.Great to know some dishes sprung a few surprises to add more gloss to the experience. We look forward...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

visit here more than 5 times, would love to go again and again. The quality of food is very good although a little high price. good for a small family or friend party.More

Thank aranyap2015
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear aranyap Thank you for writing in We very much appreciate your feedback and are delighted to have gained a loyal customer. We hope your recommendation will serve well to others contemplating there small party gathering. On behalf of myself and the team we look...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to Korea a few times and the food at the Kongju restaurant in pathumwan princess hotel Thailand really does hold up to expectations. Very authentic Korean food for lovers of Kimchi! Staff are accommodating and friendly and take very good care of you....More

Thank micah_sides
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for visiting our Asian food avenue at Pathumwan Princess Hotel It's delightful to hear our restaurant drew parallels with other authentic Korean restaurants you have came to experience on your travels. I will most definitely share your thoughts with our...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We had pork galbi-jjim, chicken bulgogi and prawn bulgogi. The main dishes were excellent. The side dishes were also fresh and tasty, and the staff were very kind and attentive. We liked the decorations as well. It's a quiet, ambient restaurant. I'd recommend it.More

Thank Alexis A
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for visiting our Asian food avenue at Pathumwan Princess Hotel It appears your favorite dish turned out to be 'Bulgogi' , one of my personal favorites and where delighted you enjoyed them. We also appreciate your kind remarks towards the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 444 MBK Center, Phayathai Road | Wangmai, Pathumwan, Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Siam
  • Neighbourhood: Siam
  • Phone Number: +66 2 216 3700
  • E-mail
Description
Proud winner of the Prestigious 'BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT' in it's category, at the 'WORLD LUXURY HOTEL AWARDS' of 2013, and voted Bangkok's favorite Korean restaurant 13 years running by Thailand Tatler Magazine, Kongju continues to set the standard in Fine Korean Barbeque Charcoal Cuisine. Unsurpassed since it's opening in 1996, Kongju boasts an exquisite selection of truly authentic Korean dishes. Using only the finest 'hand picked' combination of local and fully imported ingredients, all of Kogju's sauces marinades and condiments are hand made .Our resident Korean Chefs go to painstaking lengths to ensure the most authentic of dining experiences. The restaurant underwent several aesthetic improvements in late 2013, thus entering a new Dynasty of unparalleled culinary brilliance.
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