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Kim's Korean Resturant and Bar

28 Ballarat St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-442 5457
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“korean food” (12 reviews)
“nice food” (2 reviews)
“great meal” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Korean
££ - £££
28 Ballarat St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are Australians who have little experience of Korean food but we found all the food to be delicious! We ordered dumplings (which proved to be outstanding) as the entree and then dinner for four. The food was freshly cooked and it arrived quickly, and...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The $50’s beef hot pot we had was even worth than the $8’s beef soup in the food court. The hot pot came with dozen vegetables and tiny little beef. It’s ridiculous in this price, I love Korean food but this must be the worst...More

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I'm a Korean who was born and raised in Sydney and I visit Korea multiple times a year - so I know a thing or two about Korena food. The first thing my wife and I noticed when we arrived was the pungent smell coming...More

Thank jc300917
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Don't dislike this place just because it's not your type. It is a different tradition so give it a go and don't go rating it bad because of it.

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

It was way better than the rating. Dont expect great decoration or fancy place. I was skeptical too when i got into the restaurant. But... The food was authentic and great. Especially the spicy pork, yummm.... We also ordered Jabchae, fried egg, dumplings, some of...More

Thank Andreani P
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

the restaurant is a little stinky, food taste is average, and the portion is too small for the price. sengyetang soup is not as clear as i tried in korea, but the taste is quite authentic

Thank Yasmin C
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

me and my friends really enjoy lunch in here . even the restaurant is quiet but the food is good and tasty. I love it and recommend the seafood pancake

Thank gabbytran
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is the worst Korean restaurant I ever visited, food is much below average. And a big fly hooping around during the whole night.

Thank Philip_Hornsby
Reviewed 18 December 2016

All our favourite Korean dishes. Fast, friendly service. Not westernised very authentic. Lots of great side dish condiments.

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The start of a long night was epitomised by the service and food we were lucky to lay our lips on at Kim's, can honestly say that the culture experienced and the stories heard left me smiling for a long time. The meal was peaked...More

Thank jack b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Ballarat St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 5457
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