If you ask English teachers about Korean food almost everyone will say they love it. That being said, when you live abroad and miss home, it is nice to be able to treat yourself to some food and drink from your home country. In this blog article, together with our friends at Shuttle Delivery,ย  we list up by country the top places for teachers to satisfy their cravings for a Taste of Home in Korea.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USAย  – California Kitchen & Craft Pub ๐Ÿ” ๐Ÿฅ‘๐ŸŒฎ

California Kitchen & Craft Pub (aka CALI Kitchen) serves California Inspired Cuisine. What does that mean? According to one of the owners Chuck, it means food Californians love and crave. What makes CALI Kitchen special is that the flavor profile is the closest to what you expect to eat in California. Fresh, great quality ingredients are key. Can you taste the lime, avocado, cilantro, and tomatoes? CALI Kitchen makes its own mayo, sour cream, salsas and other sauces from scratch. This attention to quality sets CALI Kitchen apart from the pretenders.

Address: 212-24 Itaewon-dong ์ดํƒœ์›๋™ 212-24 ๋ผ์ธ๋นŒ ์ œ2์ธต 201ํ˜ธ



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Cali Kitchen has great weekday specials like Thursday Steak Night

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA – Southside Parlor ๐Ÿฅƒ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿน

Southside Parlor is committed to providing southern style food, drinks and hospitality to the citizens of Seoul. They are well known among the foreigner community for their speakeasy style craft cocktails which pair perfectly with their food dishes such as their Piggy Chips which can induce gluttony in anyone. They also have a great rooftop terrace which is quite a rare find in the Itaewon area.

Address: Yongsan-gu, Itaewon-dong, 527 ๋ฒˆ์ง€ 4 ์ธตย 



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The Southside team are constantly mixing up new cocktails and drinks

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada – Beth’s Poutine ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿค๐Ÿฅ‘

Thereโ€™s nothing routine about Bethโ€™s Poutine. The house specialty are poutines masterfully made with hand-cut fries, homemade cheese curds and a gravy sauce which is made with Korean beef tail and bones boiled for 8 hours. Guacamole, mushroom, and bacon turns poutine into a meal of a snack. Not wanting to leave anyone out, Bethโ€™s found a way to give virtuous vegetarians some poutine too.

Address: Bogwang ro 72, Yongsan gu, Seoul



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Beth stack her poutine with lots of yummy toppings!

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada – Canucks ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ–

With a slogan “From Canada to your table. Bringing Canadian classics to Seoul, Korea!”, this modern style restaurant and bar definitely looks and feels like a Canadian establishment with Canadian paraphernalia all over the walls and NHL games being shown on big TV screens. The food menu mixes typical sports bar type food in hamburgers and chicken wings, with some Canadian classics like poutine. For drinks they offer a variety of beers and cocktails.

Address: Yongsan-Gu Itaewon-ro 145, 2F Seoul


Canucks show live sports games every week including ice hockey, basketball, baseball and UFC

๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa – Braai Republic ๐Ÿฅฉ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿ–

Braai Republic is a South African-run restaurant serving traditional South African food. Since opening in 2011, it has become a firm favourite for both South Africans and other expats. Braai is the South African word for barbecue and the social event that brings together people from all backgrounds, and the restaurant’s atmosphere and menu truly emulate this. With signature dishes such as lamb chops, home-made sausages and freshly-baked meat pies, this is a meat-lovers paradise. Imported South African beers, wines and ciders on offer here too. Also, be sure to check out their new location in west Seoul offering Pies galore at Pie Republic.

Address: 63-4 Itaewon dong Yongsan-gu, Seoul



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Braai are famous for their own range of sausages (including Boerewors)

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUK – Gorilla Brewing Co. ๐Ÿบ ๐Ÿป

Located near Gwangan Beach down south in Busan, Gorilla Brewing Co. is a Craft Beer company run by two British guys with a passion for brewing the perfect pint. They have a spacious industrial style interior offering a variety of locally brewed craft ales – British Stout, Gorilla Blonde, Busan Pale Ale & many more, and tasty pub grub including proper Fish & Chips.

Address: Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ์‹œ ์ˆ˜์˜๊ตฌ ๊ด‘๋‚จ๋กœ 125 ๊ด‘์•ˆ๋™



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Gorilla Craft Beers are available in pubs and bars across the whole of Korea.

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUK- Scoff Bakehouse ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿช๐Ÿฅง

Scoff is a British-owned bakery and coffee shop serving scrumptious baked goods such as brownies, scones, cakes, and tarts. They bake all their goods fresh in store so as soon as you walk in you can smell the sweet buttery goodness. For Brits wanting a taste of home, they have some seasonal goods like Hot Cross Buns during Easter and Mince Pies at Christmas. They have two locations close-by to each other but we recommend going to the store listed at the address below, so you can grab a seat and sip on a cup of tea/coffee before getting into a cake coma.

Address: ์ข…๋กœ๊ตฌ ๋ˆ„ํ•˜๋™ 90-2ย 


Little details like the Golden Syrup tins make Scoff a truly British experience

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland- Wolfhound Pub ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฅ“

Every city in the world needs an Irish pub and in Seoul the place to go to get your Guinness fix is the Wolfhound. With three locations across Korea (Seoul, Pyeongtaek, and Busan), Wolfhound provides everything you need from a pub – you can watch all the major lives sports games (Football, Rugby, Boxing etc), play darts and pool, and enjoy all the classic pub meals (incl. Full Irish Breakfast) with some great drinks deals available too. Look out for their weekday specials like 1+1 on Fish & Chips on Tuesdays.




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Wolfhound recently started offering a Sunday Roast - perhaps the only pub in Korea to offer this.

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia- Old Cap ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿป๐Ÿค

With very few Australian restaurant/bar options in Korea, there is Old Cap which takes a modern approach to one of Australia’s most popular ingredients – seafood, and turns them into burgers. In a cool 1950’s casual seaside diner style setting you can order a variety of different fish burgers or a classic Fish & Chips with a nice bottle of VB Aussie beer.

Address: ย ์„œ์šธ์‹œ ๊ฐ•๋‚จ๊ตฌ ๋…ผํ˜„๋™ 234-2 1์ธต



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Old Cap's fish burgers will hit the spot for any Fillet-o-fish lovers

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บNew Zealand- Bonny’s Pizza Pub๐Ÿ•๐Ÿป

There aren’t many options for New Zealanders in Korea either, but the owner of Bonny’s Pizza Pub is a proud Kiwi, and his patriotism is clear to see with New Zealand flags on the walls and Rugby matches shown here regularly. In terms of the food, Bonny’s is one of the most popular pizza joints in the neighbourhood especially with the local Koreans. And they offer a great selection of beers from around the globe to help you soak up their cheesy pizzas.

Address: ์šฉ์‚ฐ๊ตฌ ์‹ ํฅ๋กœ3๊ธธ 2ย 


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Classic toppings are available at Bonnys but if you are having trouble deciding go for the half-half


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