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Yoogane

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Yoogane prides itself as one of the best Chicken Galbi Restaurants in Korea, achieving tremendous success in making Chicken Galbi more tasteful and improving with unique blend of sauces and seasoning that we have developed using top and fresh ingredients. 

Daily: 11:00 - 22:00

+65 63377337
$28 based on 18 submissions
After Work (7 votes), Dinner (4 votes), Ala Carte (3 votes)
jacqsowhat

Tasty korean galbi

Full review: http://www.jacqsowhat.com/2015/01/yoogane-singapore-westgate-mall.html

The last time I saw yoogane was in Seoul, where they have several branches all over in South Korea. I'm glad they've arrived in Singapore. We ordered the signature Yoogane's Chicken Galbi at $18.90 per pax, minimum 2 person to order. The dining concept at Yoogane is that you order a Galbi as your main dish, and add on fried rice, ramyeon, dokboki, cheese etc. In this case, we ordered an additional fried rice $3.90 which has been fried together with our pan of grilled galbi. We were seated quickly after 10mins of wait in the queue at Westgate. There are currently 2 outlets in Singapore and I guess the queue at Bugis is way longer than Westgate? Be sure to check Yoogane out for authentic korean galbi, the only obstacle to beat is the long waiting time.

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04 Jan 2015 • 54 reviews • 1 follower

Tasty korean galbi

Full review: http://www.jacqsowhat.com/2015/01/yoogane-singapore-westgate-mall.html

The last time I saw yoogane was in Seoul, where they have several branches all over in South Korea. I'm glad they've arrived in Singapore. We ordered the signature Yoogane's Chicken Galbi at $18.90 per pax, minimum 2 person to order. The dining concept at Yoogane is that you order a Galbi as your main dish, and add on fried rice, ramyeon, dokboki, cheese etc. In this case, we ordered an additional fried rice $3.90 which has been fried together with our pan of grilled galbi. We were seated quickly after 10mins of wait in the queue at Westgate. There are currently 2 outlets in Singapore and I guess the queue at Bugis is way longer than Westgate? Be sure to check Yoogane out for authentic korean galbi, the only obstacle to beat is the long waiting time.
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29 Dec 2014 • 333 reviews • 54 followers

Great Tasting Korean Chicken Galbi

Full Yoogane review here: http://ivanteh-runningman.blogspot.sg/2014/12/yoogane.html


A popular galbi franchise founded in 1981 in the city of Busan, in Yeongnam region, South Korea, Yoogane has since gone international, opening its doors in Singapore in May 2014. Yoogane specialises in chicken galbi, which refers to marinated chicken meat that is grilled on a hot pan. The meat itself is marinated in ganjang sauce, a type of soy sauce made from fermented soy beans, giving it a savoury, sweet, and spicy taste.

Ambience at Yoogane resembles a typical Korean barbecue, with large tables sectioned off with low partitions, bright flourescent lighting and a high ceiling. The open space allows for air circulation, always important in a Korean barbecue, and although the smell of grilled meats does still cling to you, it's not too strong. The tables themselves are sparse but functional, spacious enough to accomodate the large grilling pan, as well as several side dishes. I did find the low hanging cabinets under the table irritating though, as my legs kept banging against it.

Service at Yoogane is very good... when it's not crowded. Staff greet you, give you attention, and are knowledgable enough to advise on the menu. They're also trained by chefs from the Korea outlets to assist customers to cook / prepare the food at the table, though they're only able to do this when it's not crowded. Or, you can choose to cook the food yourself, but do heed their advice on preparation. Due to the grill-at-table nature of galbi, there is quite a bit of work in setting up, and tearing down, during your meal, so staff are almost always circling around to assist. Thumbs up for that!

Food at Yoogane is focused on their speciality of chicken galbi. This is typically paired with other ingredients like seafood and vegetables, all cooked together on the hot grilling pan. Communal dining is a must here, as orders are for a minimum of 2 diners, although I find portions to be slightly small. However, taste is very good, their ganjang sauce pairs well with meat, vegetables, and starch! Yoogane also offers a free-flow salad bar, although variety is limited. I personally find prices slightly high due to the small portion sizes, budget about SGD $32 or more per person for a meal here.

I sampled the Chicken Galbi With Chukkumi Octopus (SGD $43.80 for Minimum 2 diners), and the Combination Dokboki / Ddukbokki / Tteokbokki (SGD $6.90), which comes with a trio of rice cakes, including traditional / original, sweet potato, and cheese rice cakes. Each order of galbi is served with a medley of fresh vegetables (spring onions, leeks, daikon radish, cabbage). All the ingredients are cooked together until the ganjang sauce coats everything.



21 Dec 2014 • 128 reviews • 5 followers

Yoogane

For more details, please visit http://www.foodesteem.com/2014/12/yoogane-singapore.html   Order will be taken during the queue, and order chit will be given to you for passing to the counter staff prior to seat allocation.   Soft drinks, Mug ($2.90). They also provide a flask of iced water too, if you are wondering.   Marinated Chicken Galbi Fried Rice ($14.90/pax). Crew will start serving you with an enormous pan with the marinated chicken, dokboki and spring onions, as well as the rice and mozzarella cheese on separate plates.   Crew will start frying the marinated chicken, dokboki and spring onions which are already on the pan, before pouring in the rice and seasonings. It's a little spicy, but every spoon of the fried rice fills your mouth with the spicy yet sweet taste.   Marinated Chicken Stew ($16.90). This is almost the same as Marinated Chicken Galbi Fried Rice, except that this came with noodles and stew, and a sweeter version. An alternative for those who prefer more of soup base.   Egg Roll with cheese ($11.90). Decorated with tomato sauce, we opt for the cheese version, whereas non-cheese version costs $9.90 only. Egg roll is cooked perfectly, giving it a moist and bouncy texture, with cheese to add on to the rather bland eggy taste.   For more details, please visit http://www.foodesteem.com/2014/12/yoogane-singapore.html
Marinated chicken bulgogi fried rice, $14.90 per pax
01 Nov 2014 • 153 reviews • 6 followers

For the galbi! Yum

It’s funny how I first knew about Yoogane. I was searching for another Korean restaurant (in the wrong building though. Ha) a few months back when I saw the snaking queue at Yoogane. And that piqued my curiosity.

Hoping that the hype would have quiet down a bit, my girlfriends and I headed over for dinner recently. We arrived on a weekend at 6.45pm to a long queue. But thankfully the queue was moving pretty fast. We were seated within 30 minutes. Of which we well spent the time by getting the menu early and ‘study’ what we wanted to order. Ha.

As it neared our turn (when we were 3rd in queue), the staff came up, took our order and passed us an order slip. It’s to note that for groups of 2 and more, minimum order for 2 portions is required.

And when we were first in the queue, another staff collected our order slip to set up our table with (complimentary) iced water, aprons and our (ordered) drinks before we were seated. Pretty organized, I got to say.

And from the menu (pages 12345678), we ordered:-

1) Chicken galbi with chukkumi octopus, $21.90 per pax – Chukkumi octopus with delectable chicken. As there were 3 of us, the minimum order of 2 portions applied and we ordered portion for 2 for the galbi. With options of additional topping like noodles, fried rice, various types of rice cakes and sweet potato, we went with additional (topping of) ramyeon noodles at $3.90 as my girlfriends were not too interested in the rice cakes. If not, I will recommend getting the topping choice of ‘combination fixing’ at $10.90 which has vegetable, mushroom, noodle and rice cake. And this was good. We felt pampered as the staff cooked the dish in front of us.

2) Marinated chicken bulgogi fried rice, $14.90 per pax – Fried rice with marinated bulgogi tender chicken strips. And we ordered a portion. Sandwiched between the rice was cheese, but what made the rice more fragrant (for me) was the seaweed. This also had optional topping of noodles or cheese although we did not go with any.

3) Marinated chicken stew, $16.90 – Signature chicken galbi in stew.

Due to the (silly) 3000 characters limit, continue to read my review on other dishes here: PART2

I say Yoogane is not too bad. Food and service were good. The side dishes which Korean restaurants always provide are free-flow and self service at a side-dish counter. With only 4 types, my girlfriends and I mainly had the kimchi.

And although the restaurant was running at full house, the system which Yoogane had set up among their team made sure things ran smoothly and every tables was taken care of.

I did not mind the 30 minutes queuing time as it gave us much time to figure what was the ‘toppings section’ about. But I don’t think I will queue if the waiting time is more than 30 minutes.

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04 Oct 2014 • 16 reviews • 0 follower

Yoogane @ Bugis

Hi foodies, 

do check out our food blog if you want to know more about our experience at Yoogane (:
Just click on the link below (:
http://dirtyeatdirtybig.wordpress.com/2014/10/04/yoogane-bugis-junction/