9 Halal And Muslim-Friendly Korean Restaurants In KL & Selangor To Curb Your K-Food Cravings

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The beauty of Korean food lies in its variety. Fried chicken, stew, soup, BBQ, seafood—it’s a cuisine that encompasses multiple culinary disciplines. Together with an almost never-ending stream of new Korean shows and music, Korean food culture is still booming in Malaysia. But finding a halal and Muslim-friendly Korean restaurant can be challenging, though not impossible. We’ve scoured the Internet to curate this list of the best halal and Muslim-friendly Korean restaurants in the Klang Valley.

Important note: Although some of these restaurants aren’t halal-certified, we have done due diligence to ensure they are pork and alcohol-free, on top of using halal suppliers. That said, we recommend you verify with the restaurants before visiting for added assurance. 

Halal And Muslim-Friendly Korean Restaurants In KL & Selangor For BBQ, Fried Chicken, And More

These places are pretty popular, so we recommend calling in for reservations, especially during peak periods. 

DubuYo

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With outlets scattered around the country, the DubuYo franchise is a familiar name in the local Korean food scene. This halal Korean restaurant’s menu is filled to the brim with favourites from street-famous topokki to a bowl of comforting bibimbap. If you can’t say no to a good deal, don’t forget to check out the all-day sets and promotions to get the best bang for your buck. Meanwhile, the bingsu is perfect for cooling down in the scorching Malaysian weather. 

Address & Opening Hours: Visit website for the complete list of restaurant locations and their respective opening hours

Contact: Call the outlets directly or DM via social media

Halal Status: Halal-certified 

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Seoul Garden 

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Known for its proprietary 2-in-1 smokeless grill system and generous BBQ meat options, Seoul Garden lets diners enjoy grilled grub while dipping other ingredients into boiling broth. Pick your choice of protein like kimchi chicken and black pepper dory, and go to work at the grill. Plus, because of the filtration system, you won’t leave reeking of smoke—a plus point if you’ve got an important meeting right after!

Address & Opening Hours: Visit website for the complete list of restaurant locations and their respective opening hours

Contact: Call the outlets directly or DM via social media

Halal Status: Halal-certified

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K Fry Urban Korean 

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A homegrown halal Korean restaurant chain from Johor, K Fry specialises in trendy, Instagrammable Korean dishes. For instance, its signature offering, the K’razy Spicy Cheesy Fried Chicken Bumbuk, is a gargantuan dish consisting of boneless fried chicken dipped in spicy yangnyeom sauce, served in a hot plate doused with gooey mozzarella cheese and fries. But if your appetite isn’t cut out for it, check out the lunch boxes for a well-balanced meal. 

Address & Opening Hours: Visit website for the complete list of restaurant locations and their respective opening hours

Contact: Call the outlets directly or DM via social media

Halal Status: Halal-certified

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Mr. Dakgalbi

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At Mr. Dakgalbi, food is a communal affair as you and your friends dig into a giant circular hot plate full of juicy boneless fried chicken, stir-fried cabbage, sweet potatoes, and more. If rice is life, opt for a fried rice set that also throws in a good amount of ramen and cheeses for variety. It’s halal Korean food done in a hearty and satisfying manner. 

Address: No 3-G, PV128, Jalan Genting Klang, 53300 Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Daily, 12pm – 12am

Contact: 03-4141 6270

Halal Status: Halal-certified

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Kyochon 1991

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Come to Kyochon 1991 for consistently crispy and succulent Korean fried chicken! Each piece is thinly-battered by hand and fried to perfection. Once it’s out of the fryer, it’s coated with Honey, Garlic, or Red Pepper sauces. The result: Crunchy, wholesome drummettes and wingettes that don’t grease up your taste buds. In terms of sides, you’ll get the usual fare like kimchi fried rice, sweet potato fries, and more. 

Address & Opening Hours: Visit website for the complete list of restaurant locations and their respective opening hours

Contact: 03-5879 8249

Halal Status: Pork-free, alcohol-free, uses Jakim-certified suppliers

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MyeongDong Topokki

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Inspired by Seoul’s renowned shopping haven, MyeongDong Topokki is a halal Korean restaurant chain serving authentic and affordable street food. It goes without question that the topokki is a required tasting, but other hearty offerings like ramyun, jajjiangmyun, and kimbap are great for a snappy meal. 

Address & Opening Hours: Visit website for the complete list of restaurant locations and their respective opening hours

Contact: 03 – 77721809

Halal Status: Halal-certified

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Eid Authentic Korean Cuisine

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Operated by a Korean Muslim couple, Eid is an established halal Korean restaurant in the Klang Valley. It even has an outpost in Itaewon, Seoul! Here, you’ll enjoy the Korean dishes you know or have seen on K-dramas. We’re talking about rice balls, kimchi pancakes, japchae, and cheesy corndogs.

Address: 8-19-01, Jalan Medan Pb 7A, Seksyen 9, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

Opening Hours: Daily, 12pm – 9pm

Contact: 03-8912 4079

Halal Status: Halal-certified

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Gangnam Station

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Gangnam Station is a Shah Alam staple, offering tasty halal Korean food in the bustling township for the past few years. Known for its affordable set meals and fresh ingredients, this humble eatery serves up classic Korean dishes like sundubu jjigae and dakgogi bokkeum

Address: G45, Block 6, Laman Seri Business Park, Persiaran Sukan, Seksyen 13, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor

Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 10pm 

Contact: 03-5887 0426

Halal Status: Halal-certified

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Sweetree

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This halal Korean restaurant’s claim to fame is its extensive menu that has everything from BBQ dishes and fried chicken to stews and rice bowls. The variety doesn’t just stop there, though. If you’re coming with a friend who isn’t keen on Korean food, Sweetree also sells pasta

Address: L1, 12 L1 & 13, L2, Jalan Ampang Putra, Taman Putra Sulaiman, 68000 Ampang

Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 10pm

Contact: 017-282 1550

Halal Status: Halal-certified

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Bookmark These Halal And Muslim-Friendly Korean Restaurants For A Good Time Of Feasting

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We hope you’ll remember this list the next time you’re craving halal Korean food! Whether it’s sizzling pieces of marinated BBQ meat or a comforting bowl of kimchi stew, you’ll find authentic Korean fare and more at these locations. In other news, have you heard: BTS is collaborating with a very popular online game

For more curated food guides, check out our recommendations on the best satay in KL and Selangor, buttery croissants worth queuing up for, and new cafes in the Klang Valley for great coffee and delicious brunch

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