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K-Cuisine – Bibimbap Opens in Edinburgh

Bibimbap Edinburgh

A POPULAR Korean restaurant brand has opened in Edinburgh city centre. 

Bibimbap Edinburgh, a new ‘grab and go’ style Korean diner has opened on Hanover Street in Edinburgh and offers hearty street food inspired by the culture of Seoul. The Korean diner has space for up to 30 customers to sit-in and both takeaway and delivery kitchens will be available at all times. 
To celebrate the launch, customers can enjoy a £2 lunch special for one day only on Wednesday 20th September. Traditional-style Korean fried chicken coated in crispy batter and served with seasoned Yum Yum sauce on the side which normally costs £8.90 per portion, will be available from 12pm to 2pm for only £2 per portion – so get there early! 

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The menu includes a variety of well-known Korean dishes that will be freshly and lovingly prepared to order right in front of you for a big hit of taste and flavour. Other Korean treats on the menu include Kimchi, deopbap, Corn Dogs, Yum Yum fried chicken, soup, and noodles, in addition to the famous Bibimbap dish. Main menu dishes include Yache – Broccoli, Onions, Mushrooms, Beansprout & Pak Choi; Beef Udon – Wok Fried Beef with Udon Noodles & Mix Vegetables in Spicy Mayonnaise; Saeu – Korean style Sweet & Sour Prawns; Tteok-Bokki – Stir fried Fish and rice cake with a sweet & spicy sauce and Jeyuk Bokkeum – a spicy Pork
Head chef at Bibimbap Edinburgh, Young Lee, said:

“There is huge appreciation right now for Korean cuisine in Scotland –  with mouthwatering foods dominating the internet and K-pop enjoying enormous popularity. Foodies in Edinburgh can now tuck into our extensive menu, which includes a variety of traditional and modern Korean dishes and enjoy tastes of downtown Seoul in a vibrant, colourful venue that plays homage to K-Culture”. 

The original Bibimbap, located on West Nile Street in Glasgow, opened in March 2018 and has been very popular with Glasgow’s residents for its quirky style and modern Korean cuisine. The eatery is named after a Korean comfort food (pronounced as ‘bee-beem-bahp’) which consists of a bowl of warm white rice topped with vegetables and chilli pepper paste, soy sauce, or fermented soybean paste.
Bibimbap Edinburgh is now open daily from 12pm at 96 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR. To view the menu and learn more visit
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