When I started already working, I usually celebrate my birthday by treating my family to a nice restaurant that my family has never been to. A day before my birthday, while I was in the car going home from work, I saw this new restaurant at the Fort with all the colorful neon lights. It’s very eye-catching, once you pass by the road, surely you will not miss it. I took note of the restaurant’s name which is K-PUB BBQ: Meat All You Can. Curious with all the facade, the “MEAT-ALL-YOU-CAN” concept and the Korean food, i decided at that moment that this is the restaurant that I will be celebrating my birthday.
Once you enter the restaurant, you will be surprised at how huge the place is with a big screen (5X5 TV) and stage in the front. Too bad, i was not able to reserve a table for us ahead of time, so we were seated at the low ceiling part of the restaurant. I can only see half of the big screen in which K-POP videos are being shown. Instead of watching it in the big screen, we just watched the K-POP videos in a small TV in the corner. In the bottom of the K-POP videos, they are flashing that there are local entertainers who are performing during Fridays and Weekends, another too bad moment, as my birthday fall on a Thursday. So if ever you want to have the full K-Pub experience, try going there during Fridays or Weekends and remember to call a reservation before hand [(02) 847 1961].
There are two options for the MEAT-ALL-YOU-CAN. You can have the BEAT THE CLOCK option where you can consume all the meat you can for an hour for 499+ with additional of 100 pesos for every succeeding 30 minutes or the NO LIMITS option for 899+ which includes 4 Special BBQ meat. Since it’s our first time, we tried the UNLIMITED for the whole day option because
- We don’t want to feel the rush in cooking and eating
- I have my two brothers with me that I know could eat a lot of meat
- We want to try the special BBQs
It was a good choice for us because we ate there for almost 2 hours and we even tried the special meats.
What I like about K-PUB is that their chicken, beef and pork are very tasty unlike other buffet options where their barbecued meat tastes the same. The meat is also evenly cooked. I believe the factor that makes their meat cooked evenly is that their grills are rectangular unlike other buffet restos which are round. Korean waiters in K-pop costumes are also at your service to cook the meat for you and ensure that the meat won’t get burned. No need to stand up as the waiters will be the one to provide you the meat the you want, you just need to ask.
I also liked the unlimited lettuce and chili paste which I wrapped my barbecued meat in. I felt guilt free that I am doing a meat buffet because of all the lettuce that I ate. The chili paste and the kimchi is not that spicy as I expected to be. I believe it was already catered to the Filipino’s palette.
One thing that I don’t like is their Barley tea which is served readily as soon as you are already seated in your table. It tastes medicinal. My mom and my boyfriend liked it. Well, to each his own. If you are like me who doesn’t want the barley tea, they still serve water, you just need to be specific about it to the waiter as they always refill your glass with the barley tea.
Overall, I am happy with my food experience in K-PUB. This is definitely a place to check out in the Fort, especially if you are a K-POP fan and seriously craving for good meat. Nice place to celebrate your birthday.