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Taste of Korea

158 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
+61 2 4942 3040
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly
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158 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Was so looking forward to trying this Restaurant as the reviews were so favourable BUT...we didn't find this to be so, which was unfortunate for us, haven't had Korean for years & Pete had never had.....Calamari pancakes were so very greasy with no flavour, had...More

Thank Annie2343
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Taste of Korea has been operating successfully for a number of years at the same address, and we have been fortunate enough to have dined there on quite a few occasions. We are happy to return to this venue because we really like their dishes,...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Traditional Korean in Charlestown friendly staff & great food with reasonable prices Make a night of it , short walk Unreal VR virtual reality gaming experience then another short walk to the movies

Thank Atef G
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Staff here were excellent. The young guy who waited on our table was friendly, helpful & extremely polite. (Some of the best service I have had for quite a while). He recommended dishes to us as we had not been before. Had spring rolls, dumplings,...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We tried the Banquet 2 as well as various other entrees and barbecue beef. Great waiter, and a lovely, kind gentleman chef. Highly recommended for little groups. Mid-week is a great time to go. It's easier to get parking and quiet.

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Went here with friends who had recommended it. Great choice! Delicious food, fresh and well prepared and presented. The mung bean pancakes were fabulous, and the mixed entrees a real delight and very moreish. Sizzling chicken and lovely side salads. Good service and nice atmosphere....More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Excellent food. Different style of Asian food to what we accept as normal. Entrees are refreshingly different. Side salad are real plus. Food is fresh and tasty and well worth a try.Many recurring customers were there when we were there. A most positive sign. Prices...More

Thank Headframe
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We love Taste of Korea. We sometimes go more than once a month! The food is always super fresh and the service is amazing. We love our jokes as the food is cooking.

Thank Kristarni J
Reviewed 7 October 2016

First time with Korean food. Lovely little restaurant, Food was flavoursome and fresh. My wife and I had entrees of the kimchi pancake and fried dumplings, our mains were sizzling chicken and sizzling seafood, accompanied by complimentary 2 rice and 2 cans of cordial.Lunch prices...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 14 September 2016

First time eating Korean and first time visiting this great little restaurant. The service was excellent and very friendly. But the food - oh my - the food was incredible!!! First came out a little salad which exceeded my expectations of what a side salad...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4942 3040
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