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Galbi Restaurant

210 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 3030
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Barbecue, Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
210 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was an absolute joy, if you already enjoy a good 'braai', you'll love this restaurant where you can braai your own meat at the table. The food is Korean/African Fusion, the African part being the kinds of meats on offer. Aside from beef...More

Thank Marellise
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Galbi is lovely. If ever a friend is in the mood for "something different", Galbi is always my go-to. You get to braai (bbq) your own food - they provide the meat / protein and you put it on the grill. It's such a nice...More

Thank Nadia M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were a group of 8 people dining at Galbi last night. The waiters were friendly, but seemed extremely disorganized and overworked. They frequently had to be asked twice or more as they would forget to bring things. Our group ordered a number of set...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very cool and the service was awesome, my waiter added a very unique vibe by including us in the restaurant and the service bell is a very nice touch all in all service was amazing as well as the food. 5 stars.

1  Thank Callum C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A wonderful fusion of South African and South Korean cuisine with all of the theatre of do-it-yourself grill over hot coals. A range of kitchen prepared dishes sat alongside grill your own - meats and vegetarian options makes this a great restaurant for a range...More

Thank Maggie S
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Definitely the Best food experience I had in Cape Town. Tasty meats and great sides. Small but amazing restaurant. Try the Dwaegi Galbi and the Warthog.

1  Thank Alexandre J
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Considering I lived in Korea for a while, I was really looking forward to getting some foods I remember from Korea. I must say, this is as identical as you will get. You grill your own meet, but that in itself is an interesting experience,...More

Thank ThePr0fe550r
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

It's like having a mini bbq inside a restaurant. A nice selection of marinated meats on offer, tapas style, with a charcoal grill built in to your table to cook them. A good place to go with friends for casual dining, just off lively Long...More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend Galbi! We joined our friends for dinner and had the most delicious food. The staff were also friendly and helpful. Can't wait to visit again.

Thank Kirsty P
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Had heard about this authentic Korean bbq and a last made the booking. What a very pleasant surprise. Fairly busy for midweek which was good. The whole process and menu was clearly explained. Ordered the Korean set for two. Was a wonderful experience cooking over...More

Thank DavidBo48
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 3030
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