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10 Wellesley Street East | Level 1, Choice Plaza Building, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-307 0188
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the worst dining out experience. The old lady was bordorline mentally unstable. We ordered 2 mains for 3 adults and dumplings for kids. She wasn't happy with that. Stood there staring at us while we were eating. We were given only one serving of sides. We asked a staff member for more. We never said we wanted it... More 

Thank Roma K
Brisbane, Australia
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100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Dropped in Friday night and was a bit unsure what to expect walking up the nondescript staircase. However, met by friendly owners who put us on a table over looking the street. Quiet when we arrived at 6pm, but soon it's busier. Big choice of a range of classic Korean dishes, and some good beers and wines. I recommend the... More 

Thank Martin_qld
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Read the reviews and decided to give it a go as we had limited time to eat before our show. The broken lift and rather dodgy entry via the stairs was a bit of a laugh and the restaurant looked clean and the staff were friendly. What let it down was the food. I did not think the dishes offered... More 

Thank Sandra B
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I've been eating here for years, and it's never disappointed me! The menu is varied and you can always try something different. Lots of vegetarian options too. the staff are quick and to the point - just the kind of service you're after when you're grabbing a relaxed meal. Bit hard to find but worth it once you make it... More 

Thank Anny M
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Food was horrible. Ordered BBQ pork, the meat came out looking dry and the texture was weird. The seafood pancake was definitely the worse, it was super oily and the there was so much batter, you can only taste the batter.

Thank tofubuddha
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had a craving for Korean food, and we found this restaurant fitting whilst searching TA for Korean food in Auckland. We got a really bad first impression, with a "back alley" entrance and people smoking pot on the stairs at the entrance. Coming inside it did barely get any better. The restaurant was lit like a sports arena, and... More 

Thank Fredrik S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Located in the cbd, good prices, kimchi is so good 💯 Great environment for work/family outings. A must try for anyone based in the city

Thank Kuuipo W
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

The food here is still just as good as its always been for years. Still has not changed. Ordered the fish roe spicy soup and the beef bulgogi and they did not disappoint. Noticed that there is a new change now that there is a charge of $1 now if you wish to refill the side dishes per dish. Probably... More 

Thank tayprime
Wellington, New Zealand
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We try to visit this place whenever we are in Auckland. I've always go for the Samgyetang (Chicken soup) or the kalbi. We love Korean food and the atmosphere this place give is perfect. they are usually full of people and the smell of food in the air smelt authentic. We came in as a group of 16 late at... More 

Thank 584radens
HOng Kong
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This restaurant is being recommended by my friend and co-workers for a while ago, I finally give it a try, and I know I will be back when I get a chance. I ordered bbq pork, the owner said its one of the best in here. He is correct, taste yummy and rich in sauce. For the side dishes, they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Wellesley Street East | Level 1, Choice Plaza Building, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-307 0188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?