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survey result

Summary

£36
    £
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A good stab at proper Korean food” – these “nicely buzzing”, K-pop styled pit-stops are “not subtle” but score points for their punchily flavoured bites (the fried chicken is the fave rave), served “cheaply and quickly”.

Summary

£36
    £
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A good stab at proper Korean food” – these “nicely buzzing”, K-pop styled pit-stops are “not subtle” but score points for their punchily flavoured bites (the fried chicken is the fave rave), served “cheaply and quickly”.

Summary

£36
    £
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This K-pop styled, Korean street-food group has a “short and very tasty menu” of “freshly cooked and great value bites”. The minimalist and buzzy outlets across central London “continue to shine”: in particular the WC2 branch is “a good option in Covent Garden”.

Summary

£36
    £
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Amazingly tasty bites” (“very good chicken” is the standout) keeps these “fun, modern and minimalist”, K-pop-styled street food joints “crowded and bustling”; expect “lots of directional haircuts among fellow diners”.

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