Namoo House

Uptown Parade, 9th Ave. cor. 38th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila

Namoo House
3.5 Stars

6 Reviewers

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  • 2 stars 1
  • 1 star 0
  • 7 Reviews
  • 76 Recommend
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Business Hours
Reopens: 11:00a - 2:00p


  • Sunday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 6:00p - 10:00p
  • Monday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 6:00p - 10:00p
  • Tuesday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 6:00p - 10:00p
  • Wednesday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 6:00p - 10:00p
  • Thursday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 6:00p - 10:00p
  • Friday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 6:00p - 12:00a
  • Saturday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 6:00p - 12:00a

Payment Options

American Express, Cash, MasterCard, Visa

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Parking Lot
Lunch, Dinner

Most Recent Reviews

Manfred M.
4.0 Stars

My foodie adventure for this day started with Namoo house. The word “Namoo” means Korean for “tree”. The name came as a derivative from the original Korean name called “Maple tree house”. Upon entering, I found the interior very stylish. The dining area was line with thousands of soju bottles. Also, the range hoods for every table had their own shiny bronze chimneys.

Namoo house boasts of authentic Korean dishes. Its selection of meat is of the highest quality imported straight from abroad. Most of it is freshly grilled right in front of you. The restaurant uses only the finest Korean cutlery and grilling equipment for the authentic experience. Hence, one can see their dedication to creating a quality meal.

We started off with their customary Korean appetizer. This was composed of omelette, Kimchi, Spicy Dilis, and sauteed Kangkong. I particularly liked the kimchi as it was made fresh and lacked the strong smell the dish was usually known for. I used the other three later as toppings for the meat dishes. The Dilis was also tasty. The combination of spicy and bitter flavors was an excellent starter for better things to come.

The meat selection came next. The Kurobota Pork Belly, which came straight from Japan, was unlike the typical grilled pork dish I usually eat. It was very tender and chunky at the same time. The fatty parts were melt-in-your-mouth.

The USDA Prime Rib Eye, on the other hand, was their top of the line beef offering. The dish was also grilled in the right temperature. Upon tasting, I truly experienced the zenith of my beef-tasting existence. The meat was grilled in all the right places. No burnt parts or bloody chunks were present.

The Marinated Boneless Short Ribs with Pineapple Chunks, thick pork ribs doused in fruit marinade and topped with pineapples for the sweet and rich taste Filipinos usually enjoy.

This was good with their brothlike sauce.

Woosamgyup was composed of an array of brisket slices with the texture and thinness of bacon. This grilled favorite was easy to chew, unlike the beef dishes in other restaurants.

This was excellent with their chili paste and steaming black rice.

The Special Jumbo Beef Rib Soup was the restaurant's standard offering for cold days. It was composed of a huge beef rib boiled in a flavorful soup. While I disliked the fact that bits of bone

were in the soup, I still admired that rich and flavorful taste.

All of these meat dishes comes with refillable fresh romagne and red lettuce plus a generous helping of perilla leaves. The latter, not readily available in our local markets, had a minty taste. According to the staff, the meat was usually wrapped in the leaves then gorged in one single bite. I didn't have diifculty following their suggestions, given my regard for the taste and variety of their dishes.

The meat was also well-complemented by their Classic Bibimbap and very filling Black Rice. The Bibimbap was steaming hot. It was topped with carrots, black mushroom, cucumber strips, and their special rice paste. I liked this dish for its mild, sweet taste. The black rice, while not being so flavorful, served as an excellent filler to the taste of the meat viands.

Our wonderful experience was ended by the refreshing taste of sweet plum juice. This is typically good for digestion and cleansing.

Namoo house comes as a high end place nestled near the outskirts of BGC. I'd say that the prices were pretty steep in terms of quality. However, the price is justified by the quality of the meat. The latter was truly of the highest order and the most meticulous preparation.

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im m.
5.0 Stars

Great authentic korean food!

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Sarah L.
3.0 Stars

Service was excellent. But food servings were so little. There are other korean places that serve better food with better servings.

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Mary Love S.
4.0 Stars

I’m hooked to Korean food these past months. It all started with my addiction to kimchi rice. The mildly spiced bowl of carbs with some crunchy greens is just too irresistible. And so when I heard that Namoo House, a franchise of Maple Tree House in Seoul, Korea, is opening in Manila, I twirled with joy and giddily waited till it opened. And after a few reschedules, I finally found myself in front of the newest Korean restaurant in Manila.

Hello, Namoo House!

Located at the quieter side of Fort Bonifacio, you could easily miss this restaurant by car with its dim facade lights. But you’d easily spot this place if you’re strolling around the area as its friendly hostess will warmly greet you with a big smile on her face. And the glimmering green bottles will surely catch your attention.

I couldn’t help stare at the walls filled with Korea’s famous green soju bottles. It created a striking contrast against the golden exhaust tubes and levelled up the Korean grill restaurant's ambiance.

During our visit, we were able to try Marinated Boneless Short Ribs (PHP750), Woo Samgyup (PHP495) and Stone Bowl Bibimbap (PHP395).

First served were the sides and true to Korean style of dining, they served a lot of side dishes. There were the staple kimchi, spiced dilis and some greens. No egg rolls were served but they gave us a small plate of sliced pickled mushrooms and it was better!

Kat, the hall captain, grilled the meats for us and she prepared the Marinated Boneless Short Ribs first.

While grilling, she mentioned that the short ribs dish is Namoo House’s bestseller. Marinated in house fruit marinade made of apples, pears and pineapples, each bite guarantees a subtly sweet flavor.

We immediately took a bite as soon as the short ribs were ready. We put a bit of pineapple on top of our meat as we were told that the short ribs are best enjoyed that way. And she was right! We loved it!

The meat was so succulent and flavorful that you don’t need any dip for it. Its sweet taste was so addicting that one order is not enough! But we had to resist as Woo Samgyup was about to be grilled next.

We noticed that they replaced the grill before cooking the Woo Samgyup. Kat mentioned that it’s because there’s a specific grill or plate per type of meat. I was impressed as I’ve never been to any grill restaurant that pays attention to the grills used to cook its meats.

While prepping the Woo Samgyup, the bowl of bibimbap and a complimentary bean paste soup was served.

Kat was so nice that she was the one who poured soy sauce and some red bean paste on the bowl of bibimbap and mixed it for us. That’s awesome service right there!

Soon, both the Woo Samgyup and bibimbap were ready to be indulged.

The short-plate brisket slices were so tender and had a noticeably sweet taste. I enjoyed this with its sauce. But I also rebelled a bit and tried it with the sauce for other grilled meat and added a slice of garlic on it. And it still tasted great!

The bibimbap which is a combination of assorted vegetables and rice sure was a nice touch to complete the meal. We were told that most Korean diners request their bibimbap to be served last and Namoo House seemed to have practiced this too. So make sure that you tell them to serve your bowl of rice together with the meat if you want to enjoy it together.

We capped our meal by drinking a cup of complimentary plum juice which is known to help digestion. It’s a perfect drink after eating a plate full of meat.

Overall, it was a pleasant dining experience. I would love to go back for more short ribs!

P.S. If you plan to have lunch here on weekends, it would be best to call ahead and make reservations as the place is packed on these days. You may contact them at +63 2 946 37 33 or at +639 17 527 38 98.

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Inna A.
2.0 Stars

Completely different experience from the first time. It was so slow, we had to wait 45mins for the meat to be grilled and we were almost done eatine when the bibimbap was served. I felt bad for our server, mag isa lang siya.

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4.0 Stars

I went to Uptown Parade to eat my lunch at Namoo House after the cancellation of Hey Handsome meet-ups due to the restaurant is not yet operational.

The staff greeted me outside and invited me in to their elegant and cozy Korean restaurant. I like the interior especially the hundreds... thousands of green bottle wall.

Once seated, she handed me the menu and I find the dishes price is high.
Still, I tried the Classic Bibimbap for Php350.00 served with free Bean Paste Stew worth Php195.00 and unlimited sides. By the way, the menu price is exclusive of tax and service charge.

Classic Bibimbap - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
It's very flavorful, they used organic rice. Served with separate spicy and sweet rice paste to manage the spice level of my bibimbap.

Bean Paste Stew - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5
Hot soup and as expected... SPICY!

Unlimited Side Salad - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
Lettuce served with Namoo's homemade sesame dressing. Yum! 128525

Complimentary Plum Juice - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5
To minimize the after taste of spiciness.

All in all, the service went well. The food is great but I think Value Added Tax (VAT) should be included in the menu price.

#ilovetoeat 12851510084

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Inna A.
5.0 Stars

The meat is excellent! Really nice cuts. And the marinad on the beef we ordered was just devine. I absolutely love this i would definitelt go back. This place could actually take the place of Sariwon in my heart (which I think is the best Korean BBQ place here in Manila).

Just one thing, they only had a few side dishes. Like 5 maybe, I think.

But I didn't mind, since everything else is super good.

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