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We’re back for another trip around the world to find the best South African grub on the globe.  This week we’re making a stop in the Republic of Korea to sample the delicious food of Braai Republic in Seoul.

Restaurant of the week: Braai Republic

Braai Republic, as you can guess, is a South African restaurant serving traditional saffa food in the Republic of Korea. The restaurant opened doors to the public in 2011 and ever since they’ve become a favourite stomping ground for South African expats, locals and other meat-lovers.

The aim of the restaurant is to bring folks together around a ‘barbecue’ – or rather, to create a space which is socially cohesive, warm and welcome. They showcase South African culture including rugby jerseys signed by the coach of the national team, lively music and have a massive zebra pelt on display.

Braai Republic menu

Braai Republic prides themselves on offering delectable braai meals to the public.

The menu includes:

  • Meat platter
  • Lamb chops
  • Karoo surf and turf
  • Prawns with green salad
  • Lamb potjie
  • Banger platter
  • Bangers and mash
  • Pap and wors
  • Boerewors/banger roll and slaw
  • Lamb platter
  • Meat pies
  • Spare ribs
  • South African style bean soup
  • Garlic bread
  • Peri-peri chicken livers
  • Lamb salad
  • Large veggie platter
  • Biltong
  • Droewors
  • Creamy spinach
  • Lamb shanks (weekends only)
  • Bunny chow (weekends only)

Braai republic contact details

Patrons are advised to make reservations before arriving – you can make reservations via their website at least 24 hours in advance.

Restaurant details

Address: Itaewon 63-4, Yongsan gu, Seoul or 서울특별시 용산구 이태원동 63-4 2층

Phone: +82 070 8879 1967

Email: braairepublicseoul@gmail.com

Website: www.braaisk.wixsite.com

Trading hours: Mon – Fri: 17:00 – late, Sat & Sun: 12:00 – late (last orders 21:00)

Feel free to follow them on Facebook.

Remember to check in again next week for your South African expat shopping & dining feature.