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Braai Republic

) #20 of 1,20,940 Restaurants in Seoul ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ African, Barbecue
19, Itaewon-ro 14-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04391, South Korea
+82 70-8879-1967
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (73 reviews)
“boerewors” (22 reviews)
“bangers” (18 reviews)
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17:00 - 23:00All hours
African, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
19, Itaewon-ro 14-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04391, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A saffa here in Korea needs to experience this place... Great vibe, fantastic food and personalised service make this place crazy special

Thank Günther J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a South African who "braaied" three times a week in South Africa, I can honestly say that this place is a true representation of authentic South African food. Value for money is a understatement. It is the perfect place for meat lovers and you...More

Thank Thinus P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good for a fun diner. Was asked to share the table with others so they could sit as well. We agreed and had a really fun evening with the guys we met!

Thank wbernardw
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We went for a dinner on a weeknight. The food was great. We had the platter with the lamb chops, sausage and spinach and mashed potatoes. Added a meat pie and it was very tasty. Atmosphere is casual and very nice.

Thank FamilyGetaways55
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is quite a small restaurant, note the entrance is up the stairs to the side of the building so you have to look out for the sign to find it. We managed to get a table for two straight away but I could imagine...More

Thank JonathanCC
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The food: I got the lamb chops.. the dish was greatly balanced the lamb racks were BIG for what you usually get in Korea well cooked and crispy. The sides with the dish are just perfect not too much not to heavy it makes you...More

Thank Samer S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Dropped in for dinner with a work friend and despite the tables being full they made room for us at the bar. Great service and friendly approach. A small restaurant that is obviously doing well going by the reservations and locals supporting it. Overall the...More

Thank Wingz64
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Reserved a table for dinner on the 26.3.17 after reading about it in some blog. Had lamb chops with mashed potato and slaw and guayaba juice for main course, amarula cheese cake and herbal tea for desert. The meal was just great, very filling and...More

Thank Emanuel B
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Itaewon. I always get one of the meat pies and don't order any sides because the pies are so filing. The meat pies come in chicken, steak and kidneys (which I haven't tried), assorted meats, and my...More

Thank Julia P
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

With many friends from SA. I was intrigued by their multiple stories of braai. What a wonderful place. Quaint. Walked in without reservations on a weeknight. Place was full. The server found us a seat within a few minutes. The service was stellar. Some of...More

Thank RobbTaylor777
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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