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Our Guide to Korean Fried Chicken in Adelaide

Korean chicken has come to Adelaide, ready to satisfy your tastebuds and serve you exceptional fried chicken. Here are all the best locations to try out!

Godly Korean Fried Chicken has hit the masses in Adelaide as one of this year’s biggest food crazes. 

The crunchy, crispy, salty exterior, countered by the juicy interior, is a match made in literal heaven.

While Adelaide is home to an array of eateries serving up the delicious deep-fried dish, it can be hard to whittle down the ever-growing list of places serving the frying up the seriously finger-lickin’ good snack! 

Here’s our list of the top spots for Korean Fried Chicken in Adelaide!

WINGMAN 

Wingman is Adelaide’s newest Korean Fried Chicken to take our city by storm. 

Their chicken is cooked to perfection, with the coating presenting an almost paper-thin outside that isn’t heavily battered.

Deliciously seasoned with an array of Korean-style spices, this Asian style of cooking chicken has proved sought-after amongst western cultures, challenging the originally popular Kentucky fried chicken style.

Wingman offers a variety of chicken, seafood, and bento combos ready to be eaten! Jump in while you can and enjoy your fried chicken and other delicious foods.

Location: 6/50 O G Road, Klemzig SA

Open hours: 4pm – 9:30 pm

Follow them on Facebook and Instagram 

CHICKEN & DUMPLINGS

What could be better than indulging in crispy, golden fried chicken and hand-made dumplings?

Chow down on original, soy and honey butter Korean fried chicken or challenge your senses to a plate of hot spicy fried chicken. Chicken & Dumplings in Greenacres is your one-stop-shop for all things Korean food and fried chicken. 

Chicken dumping offers a food allergy notice, allowing all to ensure they are not eating anything that will bring them harm! Enjoy your delicious chicken!

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am until 7:30 pm. 

Location: Shop 2, 31 Manoora Street Greenacres

Visit the Chicken & Dumplings website or Facebook for more information

BAN BAN

Visit the popular flagship Franklin Street store for all your fried chicken needs, or take a trip to their sister store Little Ban Ban in Rundle Mall for a lunchtime grab ‘n’ go feed. Cut through the crunchy, salty goodness with a refreshing cold beer. 

Ban Ban offers a variety of venues located in the city, go in and join them for some wonderful food that will leave your taste buds wanting more.

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 10:30 am – 5:30 pm

Friday 10:30 am – 9pm

Saturday 10:30 – 5pm

Visit Ban Ban’s website or Facebook for more information

GUNBAE CHICKEN & BEER

Gunbae’s Fried Chicken combines two of our favourite things: fried chicken and beer.

Serving a reflection of Korean fried chicken with four flavours, alongside specialty house cocktails, and authentic Korean beer, this joint pretty much has it all. 

Gunbae Chicken and Beer offer lunch and dinner seatings Monday to Friday, giving you plenty of time to rush in and grab all the fried chicken your heart desires!

Open hours: Monday to Friday 11:30am – 2:30pm

Re-opening Monday to Friday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: 11-29 Union St, Adelaide. 

Visit Gunbae’s website or Facebook for more information 

CNB

Dishing up golden Korean fried chicken, burgers and quirky K-Dogs CnB is teaming with an array of mouth-watering menu items. The funky new Norwood storefront is the perfect place to indulge in some deep-fried goodness before the cinema or to grab a quick bite on weekends. 

Open hours: Monday to Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: 177-193, The Parade, Norwood

Visit CnB’s Instagram or Facebook for more information

KOKKO CHICKEN

Expertly handcrafted by co-owner Julie Kim, the fried chicken served at Kokko celebrates not only the tastiness of the deep-fried dish but the exciting union of flavours and textures. Featuring flavours like citrus mayo, sweet soy and extra spicy volcano sauce, Kokko champions the Korean fried chicken that we have come to know and love.

There’s something for everyone at Kokko, with the tucked-away Norwood eatery serving vegetarian fried chicken and deep-fried cauliflower fries.

Open hours: 11:30am – 2:30 pm

Re-opening hours: 5:00pm – 8:00 pm

Closed Sunday, Monday, and public holidays.

Location: 1/1 Margaret Street, Norwood

Visit Kokko’s website or Facebook for more information

KPUB

The authentic Korean Bar and Bistro have long been one of Adelaide’s favourite places for a bite of juicy fried chicken and an ice-cold Korean beer.

Serving sweet chilli, sticky honey, spicy volcano and original flavours, the Gouger Street restaurant has also impressed vegan and vegetarians near and far with their delectable vegan version of the popular fried chicken.

K-pub is a unique little restaurant, great for any function, or any fried chicken. Offers a vegan menu that incorporates a mixture of textures and flavours.

Location: 167 Gouger street, Adelaide

Opening Hours: Wednesday to Monday from 5 pm onwards

Closed on Tuesdays

Visit Kpub’s website or Facebook for more information

MAY Q KOREAN RESTAURANT & BAR

A love letter to Korean cuisine, May Q is tucked away on bustling Leigh Street, serving up fried chicken and soju all night long. The golden, crispy chicken comes coated in sweet chilli, sweet soy or spring onion sauce, as well as the classic original Korean seasoning.

Location: 13 Leigh Street, Adelaide

Opening hours: 5:00pm – late, (Friday + Satuday nights – open until midnight)

Visit May Q’s Instagram or Facebook for more information

SO URBAN BBQ

Who ever heard of a happy hour for chicken? Well, here it is!

Unlimited Korean fried chicken in all its glory for you to devour at SO Urban BBQ.

The King William St restaurant is offering up a bottomless fried chicken happy hour every Friday night from 3-6pm for your Korean fried chicken fix, and it’s all for a penny-pinching ten bucks!

To back it up, you can wash it all down with five-dollar drink specials on wine, beer and soft drinks and ten-dollar cocktails. This joint is sure to become your next regular Friday night bites and booze go-to!

So urban is all about next-level BBQ, with a marinade that has been handed down from past generations just for your tastebuds to love!

Location: 397 King William St, Adelaide

Open hours: 7:30 am – 10:00 pm ( Hours might differ)

Follow them on Instagram or check out their website for the menu and some drool-worthy snaps!

Check out all of these delicious locations, with various amounts of flavours, chicken, combos, and textures just for you to try out.

Located all around Adelaide city, and allowing you to get involved with the Korean culture, through the love of food!

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