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Goong Korean & Japanese Restaurant

16 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 419 477 799
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (10 reviews)
“bulgogi” (5 reviews)
“bento boxes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
16 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to this restaurant. The last being on our previous visit early in the year and again it did not fail to deliver , large beers and dishes with such a depth of flavor coupled with attentive service made for a...More

Thank kevin h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! The flavours... amazing! I tried the beef soup & chilli chicken. Both were amazing! Korean food will now be a regular on the menu. Service was excellent too

Thank Jacolas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is excellent and we like the blend of Korean and Japanese food. It is also very reasonable with fairly large helpings.

Thank Ros G
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner with six people, the service was prompt and polite. The food was delicious! Succulent, with a good variety of Japanese and Korean. The restraint was clean, and we were so satisfied at the end my mother wanted to come back the...More

Thank Shcookie89
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We dined here on Thursday 27th July 2017. For our entree, we selected kimchi jeon (kimchi pancake). This was a good appetiser and was cooked with green chilli slices to add a zing. Our mains comprised spicy beef soup and spicy Korean chicken. The spicy...More

Thank pragasam
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I first went to Goong for their AMAZING bento boxes. And I've been back for them DOZENS of time since. The best tasting bento boxes in Cairns. My kids love coming to dinner here. It's a big treat and they love the food. Do yourself...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Well only 2 tables when we decide to try, but when we left there was only 1 table vacant! Food amazing, presentation and taste superb. Attentative & helpful staff. Great value

Thank Pererr2c
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Having first had Korean in Japan in the late 1990s I fell in love with the food , Back home on the Gold Coast we have our local Korean which we love but this one is so good ! The Service was very fast and...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We sort of fell upon this place wandering the streets looking for a place to eat. They were busy - usually a good sign - but found us a table and were very attentive. Orders taken and food arrived in good time. Each of us...More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good, staff were friendly during our visit, kids meals were cute, tasty and reasonable priced, other meals were average, a little bit pricy...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 419 477 799
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