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508 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9519 1991
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014

My wife and I visited here twice during our stay in Sydney. On both occasions we ordered the special menu and loved it! Plenty of meat, sauces and salad to accompany a great dish. Loved the way in which the meat is cooked before your eyes, very filling and reasonably priced. The staff gave great service and would repeatedly change... More 

1 Thank DanC82
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

My friend and I visited the store today, and a waitress came saying they are under new management. She recommended a special menu, $22/person and for that the minimum possible order quantity was 2 servings. $44 for two person. We wanted to pass the special and wanted to order something else but the staff and the manager didn't give us... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

Really fun cooking your own food on the grill. We had the bulgogi and some pork. All the lettuce and pickles we could get through. Very tasty. The side dish of pancake was not as good as I've had at other Korean places (outside of Sydney). We had a couple of beers and we came out having spent under $60.... More 

1 Thank Sophy70
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2013

Just sit back and relax, then cook your food and eat it. Sipping on a Korean beer will make it all the more fun.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

The idea is that you sit around a smokey BBQ and cook your own food and drink your own beer. Not a good idea for a first date but a unique restaurant and a good night out with a bunch of open minded friends. nb: you will smell like smoke when you emerge after your feed.

1 Thank Matt W
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235 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2010

I have eaten at SSAM Korean BBQ several times and am never disappointed. The atmosphere is relaxed and the food delicious. You sit around a round, stainless steel table that in the middle has a pit for red hot coals and a grill. The food is bought to the table raw and is cooked on he grill. The staff help... More 

1 Thank PhillDanze

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9519 1991

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