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53 St Giles High Street, London WC2H 8LH, England
+44 20 7240 8256
12:00 - 00:00
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have gone here about 4 times, during lunch. They served really good food. So decided to take work colleagues here for dinner. There was a 30 minute wait time which we didn't mind. Finally, it was our turn. The music was banging the walls off - literally. Felt like we were in a club. Made my ears ring. We... More 

Thank SmritiLim
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

One of the best Korean food in central London I've found so far. Delicious food and Korean staff were friendly, attentive and active. The prices are quite high but worth it. It's a good place to splurge.

Thank Mi-Thi N
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Authentic korean food! Decent price, has a lot on the menu to order from. Service is quick and good. Couldnt ask for more

Thank Vy V
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We tried here randomly on our day trip to London as I have been a big fan of hot and spicy Korean cuisines. We ordered spicy seafood hot pot for two. The broth is spicy and thihck and tasted very nice. The hot pot was served with veggies and prawns, squids and some rice noodles. The serving was more than... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The service was absolutely superb - they are very nice and attentive. This is my second time to eat at this restaurant and each time was excellent.

Thank M W
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Love the Korean hotpot there. Assa is very affordable and staffs were all lovey and helpful. We have tried two different Korean hotpot now and absolutely love it. The service is lovely and food arrived quite fast as well. We'll definitely recommend it to others :))

Thank siewchee
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Assa is my favourite place to eat when in Central. Its very friendly and genuine. Food is very good and comes in very decent portions. You will not leave hungry. This is the kind of place you call a regular. Sometimes you want to explore and find something exciting and new but Assa is one of those consistently good restaurants... More 

Thank marchingformiles
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

I've been to Assa about a dozen times in the last year. Never a bad meal. Consistently enjoyable food at reasonable price. No need to book, but get there before 7 to avoid/minimize queues.

Thank Pete J
London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is the first time I've been to the restaurant since it's been renovated, and what a lovely change! The once-drab interior is now welcoming and bright. The food here has always been great and my recent visit did not disappoint. I always go for the beef kimchi hotpot, which is so satisfying and not too spicy. I love the... More 

Thank vanessa k
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

I first came here last year and was amazed at the quality of food served here! There are many dishes that are worth trying such as the pancakes (kimchi or kimchi-seafood), the various hotpots, the stone bibimbap (Dolsot Bibimbap) and many more. Staff are friendly and are willing to help if you have questions about the menu!

Thank nelsonr111

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 St Giles High Street, London WC2H 8LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 8256

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Covent Garden

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 

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