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Seoul Restaurant Korean BBQ & Japanese, Aberdeen, Aberdeen City

Seoul Restaurant Korean BBQ & Japanese

4.6
4.6
83 Reviews
£25 and under
Korean

The Story Behind Seoul Korean & Japanese Restaurant
At the core of any great Japanese Restaurant, there is a desire to develop and provide a truly extraordinary dining experience. At Seoul Restaurant, the courses are built on seasonal properties, utilizing only the freshest, most delicious ingredients available. Our atmosphere is traditional but unique, and each dish is composed to ensure a bold yet simplistic culinary adventure.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 6 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Korean, Japanese, Sushi
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 12:00 pm–2:30 pm Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    01224 596537
  • Dress code
    Business Casual

What 83 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Best Overall

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Best Food

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Best Service

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Best Ambiance

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Best Value

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Good for business meals

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Good for business meals

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Good for groups

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Healthy

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Neighborhood gem

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Good for special occasions

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Vegetarian-friendly

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Lively

  • Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

    Most Booked

  • Aberdeen

    Best Overall

  • Aberdeen

    Best Food

  • Aberdeen

    Best Service

  • Aberdeen

    Best Ambiance

  • Aberdeen

    Best Value

  • Aberdeen

    Good for groups

  • Aberdeen

    Healthy

  • Aberdeen

    Neighborhood gem

  • Aberdeen

    Good for special occasions

  • Aberdeen

    Lively

  • Aberdeen

    Most Booked

83 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Delicious food, very helpful staff and great value

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  2. Stuadh

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Both Japanese and Korean styles were excellent. The staff were very helpful and efficient. Portion size is very generous, too. Just be aware that starters and mains may not come in order, which is common in this type of cuisine.

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  3. CCcc

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Nice atmosphere, very friendly staff and delicious food. We ordered a selection of starters and mains and shared between 5, everything was great

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  4. FoodieFee

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I was pleasantly surprised by the portion sizes for the mains and starters. Good value for money. First part of the menu was more the Japanese cuisines and the second half was more the Korean options which I liked. Enjoyed the lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Would go back again. We ordered Korean dumplings (Mandy) and the fried chicken for starters which was delicious. We ended up ordering more chicken with our mains. For mains we got kimchi rice, chicken bibimbap and a seafood udon noodle stir fry. The first two were family faves. We also got one of the kimchi soups which came with free rice. Only recommendation would be getting some radish and kimchi as complementary side dishes would be nice but even without, we thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

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  5. DaleM

    Edinburgh

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Ordered tempura soft shell crab and they tried to pass of tempura vegetables. Sent the tempura back as it wasn't what we ordered and the waiter touched the food. They then tried to charge us for the tempura when the bill came. Sushi platter looked old and tired and the sizzling beef plate wasn't that warm let alone sizzling.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Aberdeen

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    A great place to eat in Aberdeen. Stands out from other offerings. This was our 2nd time visiting. 1st time I tried the grill at your table offerings and enjoyed it. Something different. This visit we tried a nice selection of different menu items. Stand outs were the Katsu prawn starter and the nigiri. All was very high quality, well presented and delicious. We also tried the ramen and teriyaki sirloin, but both weren't to our tastes. I was hoping to have some ice cream to finish too, but they didn't have it available. I believe this was also the same case last time I visited. Service was very good. Our server was welcoming, knowledgeable and friendly. My only complaint would be that as time went on, our table wasn't attended to as often, and it was difficult to get the attention of staff. Would've preferred if we had the same level of attention consistently throughout our time there. Still looking forward to returning though to sample the more Korean side of the menu.

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  7. Pet2702

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing, and service was really excellent.

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  8. LynnA

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food. Great selection. Sushi fresh and tasty.

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  9. Leah

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, service was great and super quick. Our waiter was also brilliant, explained everything to us, made a couple of amazing suggestions and was super attentive! Will 100% be back in the near future.

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  10. AnnaStellaS

    Aberdeen

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Went on Valentine's day making it busier than usual meaning it took longer to get served, otherwise great food and very friendly staff :)

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  11. George

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing as usual, excellent food and service. Rose given on welcome was a nice touch for Valentine’s Day.

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  12. strawb

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, good value for money, very good service and kind staff, the addition of roses for valentines day was an excellent touch and very sweet.

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  13. DavidB

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Very enjoyable meal and friendly staff/service, would definitely return.

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  14. MarkS

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Was so looking forward for our first time here and was such a disappointment. Been to a few other Korean restaurants and this was by far the worst. Ticked off and won’t be returning unfortunately.

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  15. richardm

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great menu. Great food and great service. Looking forward to returning.

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  16. RichW

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    This was our 3rd visit to Seoul, the food was as usual outstanding but the service last night was really poor which was disappointing as it’s usually excellent. Admittedly we were the last customers in the restaurant but at 9.45 a waitress informed us that we had 15 minutes before the restaurant closed (while we were still eating) and then 5 minutes later brought us the bill and waited at the table until we paid it, we were a larger table so it took us a minute to work out how we were splitting it, which was awkward when the waitress was hovering at the side of the table

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  17. BeckyC

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    the food was 10/10 however we did wait 1hr 30 mins before it arrived after ordering

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  18. ThomasL

    Glasgow

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very friendly staff, lots of options and delicious food!

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  19. StuartT

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and great staff. Absolutely no issues. So friendly and welcoming. Love the barbecue table experience too. Best restaurant in Aberdeen by far.

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  20. Abdulsh48

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely setting and always a good place to have a good meal with your friends. The staff are kind, welcoming and always ready to help. Truly enjoyed my time there and the food was fantastic.

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  21. Kerri

    Aberdeen

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was amazing and food was outstanding, best restaurant we have been to in a while! Barbequing meats was a great experience and fresh, wide selection and cocktails was good too, we will defo be back😊

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  22. LouiseM

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, great atmosphere. My sons favourite restaurant and we will be back again

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  23. AlanD

    Aberdeen

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and outstanding food. The best sushi in aberdeen! And also an authentic Korean at-table BBQ experience. Will definitely be back!

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Warm welcome and fabulous food in a great environment. What more can you ask? We’ll be back very soon to try more wonderful dishes from the extensive menu.

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  25. LindaC

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a wonderful lunch and would highly recommend Seoul. Everything we ordered was SO tasty! The staff were welcoming and our waiter was truly exceptional, friendly and helpful. We can’t wait to go back, next time we will try one of the barbecue tables. The decor is lovely, we felt like we were in Korea or Japan. Really brightened up a dull January day in Aberdeen. Service was quick and good value for money.

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  26. LivaV

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sushi, starters are the best! Everything I ever tried was amazing!

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  27. MayaC

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I've been here a few times, so I decided to bring a first date here. The staff were so nice and accommodating, starting idle conversation when we were clearly to nervous to do it ourselves. The food was fantastic, the teokkbokki is out of thus world, especially with cheese. The fried noodles are also amazing, with huge portions and brilliant taste. The price for everything was really good, and I will be back again and again and again.

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  28. ChristianM

    Glasgow

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The staff was very good, the food was perfect. Celebrated my birthday there it was very good

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  29. RossM

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Customer services was all over the place Did even have our reservation The lady serving is very timid and slow The food was poor quality and overpriced Wouldn't go again

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  30. GeriD

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was fabulous, service was great as always, we had a lovely experience at Seoul and will be back again!

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  31. AshleighM

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Could not fault it. Good tasted amazing and arrived so quickly. Very generous portions. Will definitely go back

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First visit to this restaurant but will not be the last. A busy New Years Eve but lots of staff who were attentive and being our first visit even explained the menu to us. Food was good and reasonably priced. Like the way all dishes come out when ready not as starters mains etc do next time will order multiple dishes for the table and we can all share.

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  33. AdrianD

    Surrey

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food and good service. An enjoyable experience which we shall repeat.

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  34. SeanG

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is excellent at Seoul, and the portion sizes are generous and was one of my top choices for my birthday dinner! 10/10 would recommend and go back

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  35. AbigailS

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time in Seoul Restaurant… can’t fault it! Will definitely be back again.

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  36. JordanW

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 19, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely incredible. I've been living in Aberdeen for 2 years, and my meal at Seoul was hands down the best I've had. It was my wedding anniversary, and the staff went above and beyond to make our evening special. Great service, and even better food. Couldn't recommend more.

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 3, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was delicious!! It was my birthday and they gave me a slice of pay. All the staff was so kind and friendly

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Delicious food and extremely friendly staff. They talked us through the menu and gave advice on what we might enjoy. Will definitely return for the whole BBQ experience next time.

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  39. AlexB

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Friendly staff, tasty food, a couple of vegan options. They are attentive to allergy requirements and very helpful. I have booked tables for two and up to a group of twelve and it's always great.

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  40. BarbaraG

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food is great and the staff were very open and helpful in suggesting dishes as the menu is huge. They helped us set up the BBQ and look after us really well!

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FAQs

Seoul Restaurant Korean BBQ & Japanese does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo and Just Eat.

Seoul Restaurant Korean BBQ & Japanese is rated 4.6 stars by 83 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 6 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Seoul Restaurant Korean BBQ & Japanese

13 Crown St, Aberdeen, Aberdeen City AB11 6HA

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Aberdeen
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 12:00 pm–2:30 pm Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Korean, Japanese, Sushi
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    None
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