A good Korean restaurant, run by the same family since 1985. The basement dining room makes a relaxing haven from the city streets - this helped by the welcoming staff.
Starters include 'Chicken Gochi Gui' (skewers of marinated chicken and vegetables grilled in a spicy sauce); 'Haemool Twighim' (assorted seafood, lightly battered, deep-fried and served with a dipping sauce) and 'Yache Kuk' (a hot and spicy vegetable soup'.
Mains: various 'Bulgogi' (where the beef chicken or seafood is first marinated the grilled in front of you on a traditional bulgogi hotplate); various 'Gang Jung' (where the main ingredient is deep-fried, in a tempura style, until crispy); various 'Bokum' (where the main ingredient is stir-fried with various combinations); plus fish dishes - such as 'Steamed Sea Bass with Soy and Ginger'; 'Jorim' (braised dishes), Hotpots and Noodles.
If you like Chinese food, this will make an interesting change.
- Food Style: Korean
- Lunch: Mon-Fri 12.00-14.30; set L £9.90 (2 courses), £12.40 (3 courses); mains £7.50 to £13
- Dinner: Mon-Thurs 18.30-22.30, Fri 18.00-23.30, Sat 17.30-23.00; mains £7.50 to £13
- Seats: 60
- Wine: a short but adequate list. Plus Korean sake.
- Children's portions: Yes, when possible
- Wheelchair access: No
- Parking: Street parking
- Closed: L Sat, all Sun; check Christmas openings