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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bulgogi” (4 reviews)
“korean rice” (2 reviews)
“bbq meat” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
444 MBK Center, Phayathai Road | Wangmai, Pathumwan, Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good and gave my mom a tiny taste of what Korean bbq is like but the air conditioning was so cold we just wanted to shovel our food down and leave. Had a bbq meat set to share with some korean rice...More

Thank Terri K
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Terri K Thank you for visiting our Trip Advisor page Please accept our apologies for the restaurant temperature we encountered some technical difficulties on that day and the thermostat has since being repaired. We are delighted the food hit a positive note our restaurant...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Nice, high class Korean restaurant. Friendly people, clean, great service and real Korean food. We walked in late, 10 minutes prior to closing, but were served a nice bbq meal. Would go again.More

Thank BarKL73
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Klaas b Thank you for your review We appreciate your comments and valuable commendation toward the food, service and restaurant details, we hope it will prove helpful to other readers considering selecting our restaurant. On behalf of myself and the team we look forward...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

It was our last night in Bangkok and were going to eat at one of the eateries in MBK but after checking them out none of them really grabbed us so we decided to go back into the Pathumwan hotel and try Kongju. So glad...More

1  Thank Lou A
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear Lou A, Thank you for writing in! Myself and the team are elated you had a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I will also take great pleasure conveying your appreciation to them for the delicious order suggestions and warm hospitality. We look forward to the opportunity...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

5 star- very nice food, thanks to Mr. Mundid, for being very helpful! Tha food is grilled at the table , you can have meat or seafood- both great and delicious!More

Thank Vanessa G
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Vanessa G Thank you for dropping by our Trip Advisor page! I'm delighted you enjoyed your experience at our Kongju Korean restaurant and both the meat/seafood selection was to your satisfaction. I will also be conveying your appreciation to Mr Bundid for his friendly...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Very good food. The staffs are great, we recommended you to come here. Great for friends and family as well.More

Thank Kwanta A
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Dear Kwanta A Thank you for stopping by our Trip Advisor page! We appreciate you visiting our award winning restaurant on Pathumwan Princess's very own Asian Avenue. It is our hope your suggestive feedback will bode well in convincing other readers of this forum to...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 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
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Dear d3research Thank you for writing in! We appreciate you visiting our award winning restaurant on Pathumwan Princess's very own Asian Avenue. It is good to know the food was well received and enjoyable. Our recipes are those hand created since our establishment 20 years...More

Reviewed 10 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.More

Thank schmendricnumbskull
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Dear schmendricnumbskull Thank you for your review We appreciate you visiting our award winning restaurant on Pathumwan Princess's very own Asian Avenue. It is fantastic to hear you enjoyed the quality and variety of food on offer. We apologize if you feel the price was...More

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

1  Thank EEFish
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Dear EEFish Thank you for dropping buy our Kongju Trip Advisor page. We appreciate you visiting our award winning restaurant on Pathumwan Princess's very own Asian Avenue. It is great to learn of all our restaurants our Korean delighted you the most, your not the...More

Reviewed 14 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
PathumwanPrincess, Director of Food & Beverage at Kongju Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Dear Babejaa Thank you for writing in! We appreciate you visiting our award winning restaurant on Pathumwan Princess's very own Asian Avenue. It is our hope your detailed feedback into each of our very own menu highlights will serve as great encouragement to other readers...More

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

16  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

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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
Business meetings, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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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