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Braai Republic

#6 of 109,007 Restaurants in Seoul
€€ - €€€African, Barbecue
19, Itaewon-ro 14-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04391, South Korea
+82 70-8879-1967
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb chops” (65 reviews)
“bangers” (19 reviews)
“cheesecake” (26 reviews)
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African, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
19, Itaewon-ro 14-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04391, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was looking for a more quiet place within Itaewon to eat on my own. When I arrived they told me that there was a waiting list for 1 hour, but if I didn’t mind I could have a seat at the bar. I said...More

Thank katjanass
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I came there on my own - 1 person. Had to wait for quite a while as the place is loaded with people waiting for their turn. Ordered their largest plate of meat with steak, chicken, sausages and their African style sides. All was REALLY...More

Thank Liorms
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were told to visit here if we were ever in Itaewon and this place didnt disappoint. Straightaway we were met by a waft of braai smoke and good atmosphere - then seated within 5 mins by Keral (spelling?). We just came for some beers...More

Thank Madcatuk
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I had a not so pleasant experience the first time I came here. The second time, the food and service was better and I tried the Amarula cheesecake, which was amazing. The atmosphere is always very lively and there are some board games to play...More

Thank Natali C
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

The meat was pretty amazing and their home made boerewors. We were served by a saffa guy but did not feel welcome at all and its sad because I know one of the owners and he is such a great guy, might have just been...More

1  Thank Smaragda S
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This south african restaurant is a good and genuine find in the big city of Seoul. Think Lamb, bangers and meaty food pies. Limited amount of seats so reservation is recommended.

Thank Ida L
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Went looking for a unique food experience and found it with this restaurant. The lamb chops were fabulous and the Kozel Dark beer was tasty on draft. The staff was friendly and the proprietor made sure everyone was enjoying their meal. It's a small venue,...More

Thank AaronB13
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love Braai Republic! I’ve been coming here for many years now. It’s a pilgrimage for me visit on Sundays to get their Bunny Chow! During the week I always go for the Pie of the Day. The staff is amazing, great and fast...More

Thank Todd A
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Went here with some friends in June of 2015 while on a business trip. Literally, we all googled a good place to get some carnivorous dinner and all came up with the same place. Very good food, very friendly staff, very good drink selection. We...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Although small, this South African pub is homely and welcoming with wooden decor and South African momentos. The menu has a range of choices for meat-lovers and vegetarians, and a wide range of South African alcohol, including wine, shots and cider. We ordered a steak...More

1  Thank Zoe G
Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
trendy international restaurants dot the area
alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19, Itaewon-ro 14-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04391, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Itaewon
  • Neighbourhood: Itaewon
  • Phone Number: +82 70-8879-1967
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Braai Republic serves South African home-style cooking, focusing on our own sausages including boerewors, lamb chops and freshly-baked meat pies. Kitchen hours: (Monday to Thursday) 17:00- 21:00 (Friday to Sunday) 12:00- 21:00 Atmosphere: Open kitchen and Casual Tip: Come before 6pm - even on weekedays we get busy early!
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