Bibimbab Cafe serves an assortment of Korean dishes alongside snacks and beverages.
Venue Details & Map
37 Museum StreetHolbornLondonWC1A 1LQ
- +44 (0)20 7404 8880
- Public transport:
- Holborn, Underground
I happened to stop by here in early July 2014 before spending an afternoon at the British Museum, having noticed it a few times before.
Although I have visited the UK several times over the years, this was the first time that I ever went to a Korean eatery in the UK. And I have pretty high standards on Korean food, since I live in Los Angeles and have also spent a lot of time in Seoul.
I LOVE Korean food! I grew up with many Korean friends around me, moms cooking and all, and I know what good Korean food tastes like!
This hearty little place is not only tasty, but deliciously affordable! (I know from being in Korea, that food doesn't need to set you back a fortune!)
We got there a bit late (19:45, 15mins before closing) and they only gave us take away, but it saved us a...more
I like it; quick, clean, cheap Korean. A cafe rather than a restaurant as it says in the name. Chrome chopsticks were a bit funky, but the chicken curry was fine.more
Came here with my friend while we were on holiday. Our hostel was right near the British Museum so we'd pass this place often. We're both Korean and one night we were craving Korean food so we headed here since it was conveniently located. The food wasn't gourmet by any standards, but it definitely got the job done. It was odd that they charge extra for banchan (side dishes like kimchee...more
I haven't tried their bibimbap yet, I've only stuck to the bargain deal for a quick lunch of £3 for korean barbecue take out. I suggest for places like these that have food sitting out, to order during lunch hours and not towards the end of the day at 5-6pm when the food is soggy.
I'm not crazy about this place but it will do for the time being: convenient, fast, and inexpensive when on the...more