67 Verified Diner Reviews

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dined on Fri, 6 Sep 2019

Love the food. Love the byo. But the service lets it down for me.

dined on Sat, 20 Jul 2019

We have been several times and it we have not been disappointed. The food is exceptional when cooked on the bbq at the table. And the staff are ready for any request.

dined on Wed, 3 Jul 2019

The food was ok the waitress had trouble understanding gluten free until the chef told here there was gluten free menu. service was terrible would not go back.

dined on Thu, 4 Apr 2019

Always wanted to try a korean bbq and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious. We loved the beef ribs especially that we had to order another serve of them. The staff were very obliging when asked for more condiments and salad to go with the beef. Extremely happy and will definitely be back.

dined on Sun, 10 Mar 2019

Hi visited Zen Charcoal BBQ yesterday night. Not so many people at that time but I like the restaurant. The seat is comfortable. The BiBimBap is amazing with the brown rice. The rice pancake was quite thin but I love its taste. Last but not least, the BBQ eye fillet beef on Charcoal was awesome.

dined on Fri, 15 Feb 2019

Went here for date night and we both enjoyed ourselves as the service and food were both great. My only "negative" comment would be that the whole fun of Korean BBQ is that you get to cook everything yourselves, which we didn't get to do..not sure if you're supposed to ask beforehand or if it's a safety thing with the restaurant. Other than that everything was great!

dined on Mon, 28 Jan 2019

Staff are really helpful in grilling your meats for you. You can tell that they work hard during their shifts!

dined on Sun, 30 Dec 2018

My sons girlfriend is Korean and said it was wonderful, it was a rally good introduction to authentic Korean food.

dined on Sat, 1 Dec 2018

Great restaurant

dined on Sun, 21 Oct 2018

My partner and I have been to Zen many times, this time around we were really happy with the value/food and service. The deep fried Korean Chicken has always been one of my faves! It's nice to see that the portion sizes have increased! Not to mention how fresh the salmon and tuna sashimi was - very happy! Can never go wrong with the KBBQ at Zen! Loved it!
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About Zen Charcoal BBQ

Top Toorak tipple Zen Charcoal BBQ is one of the most renowned restaurants in Toorak, boasting a traditional Korean fine dining experience that is unique and exciting. With a modern interior, a superior menu and attentive waitstaff a meal here is bound to be a pleasant one. At dinner time come in and grab a few refreshing entrees before launching into the fully fledged BBQ menu. The braised beef spare ribs and the Tiger prawns are particularly tasty! They’ve also got meals that have been especially designed for two like the BBQ combo with eye fillet, marinated beef ribs, wagyu and scotch fillet - it’s a carnivore’s dream. Save room for the coconut panna cotta which is guaranteed to be a sweet finish to a sweet as meal! Best dish: gochujang pork belly.

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