Always wondered what it is like to visit an authentic conveniences store in Korea? Now you can get that true experience right here without even waiting travel overseas. emart24, a famous Korean Convenience store, has landed in KL and this is where you can find a wide array of affordable muslim-friendly Korean food, both made in-house and imported.
emart24 Reserve Store: Taking Trendy Convenience To A Whole New Level
If you didn’t know, emart24 is the fastest growing CVS in Korea that’s operated by Shinsegae Group, the Korea’s largest retailer. Well, one can anticipate more from its first Reserve store in Bangsar South, and it has definitely exceeded expectations. At first glance, it looks nothing like your typical convenience store. With double-volume floor-to-ceiling glass walls and grand exterior, its dynamic style is exuded in every corner. Take a refreshing mid-day break at this glass house cafe-like convenience store. Or simply prepare to dine in style (when you can) in its instagrammable and brightly lit modern space right in the heart of the KL.
Since then, they’ve opened an emart24 General Store in Sri Hartamas as well. It’s a smaller neighbourhood outlet which also carries the same range of fresh food, Korean snacks, exclusive brands and many more. Besides, you can definitely anticipate more emart24 stores coming soon too!
Here’s a list of what you must-try and can’t miss out here in emart24:
1. Affordable Halal Korean Street Food
Street food is the way to our hearts and you’ll definitely be overjoyed at the choices that are offered at emart24. Find a great selection of affordable Korean street food gems that are made daily from scratch using fresh food ingredients from Halal-certified suppliers. The one thing you must have here is the Cupbap, Cupdak and Eomuk – something you can’t find anywhere else in your neighbourhood!
Prepare to feast on hot and fresh Cupbap and Cupdak that’s freshly made upon order! The Cupbap has your favourite toppings such as Bulgogi Beef or Chicken, Tuna Mayo and Grilled Salmon. You can also choose between three different sauce options too, from Soy Garlic, Gochujang Majo and Sweet Chili Lime. Meanwhile, munch on fried chicken and tteokbokki in a cup with their Cupdak that comes in K-Spice and Soy Garlic flavours.
Besides that, you must not miss out on emart24’s Snow Bingsu! They have local flavours like Milo Dinosaur or even Korean all-time favourites like Injeolmi (rice cake with roasted soybean powder) and Ddalgi (strawberry) Snow Bingsu.
They have recently released a brand NEW item this August too – Cheesy Tteokbokki! Give your palate that much needed kick of spice with this freshly cooked Tteokbokki with fish cake and topped with lots of cheese!
2. Guaranteed Fresh Ready-To-Eat Section
Next up, how can we walk into a convenience store without checking out the ready-to-eat section? At emart24, you’ll certainly satisfy all your Gimbap cravings! Checkout their entire shelf of neatly rolled gimbaps, from triangle to rolled ones.
Also, chow down on freshly made Korean sandwiches that are the perfect go-to meal any time, any day. They have flavours such as Samsaek Chicken, Kimchi Chicken and K-pop Idol favourite, the Inkigayo sandwich. Pair your sandwiches with some freshly brewed coffee and tea on-the-go. Rest assured coffee lovers, emart24’s coffee is made from single origin 100% Arabica beans that are sourced from Brazil and roasted in Korea! Or you can refresh your palate with their in-house Mango Yuzu Soft-serve, Charcoal Coconut Soft-serve or a twist of both!
3. Freshly Baked Korean Favourite Pastries & Imported Korean Desserts
If you’re dropping by their Reserve Cafe at Bangsar South, then you’ll find a handful of Korean baked goods and pastries too. Get ready for a feast on their Matcha Custard or Sweet Potato Oreo Croissants, Omelette Ppang, French-inspired Choux au Craquelin and many more. Of course, when dessert is involved, definitely check out the freezer filled with Korean imported ice cream you can rarely find in Malaysia.
4. Exclusive Korean Snacks, Noodles & More Only Available At emart24
Up next, you can’t leave without checking out the selection of snacks here. You’d be pleasantly surprised to find exclusive Korean brands only at emart24. Brands like No Brand, I’m E and Minsaeng are a favourite in Korea and you can now get them in Malaysia too! Those No Brand Butter Cookies and Chocochip Cookies are perfect for munching over the weekend as you binge on K-drama.
5. Extensive Beauty & Lifestyle Section With Famous Korean Brands
Because emart24 is more than just your go-to convenience store, it’s a lifestyle store too. So, don’t be taken aback when you see the selection of Korean masks galore and skincare products they have in store. They even carry favourite brands like Mediheal, JM Solution, SNP and more! Of course, you can also find KF94 masks from Korea too.
Have You Visited This Mart?
This list is just the tip of what you can find in emart24! Discover on your own what emart24 has to offer. Certainly, if you’re aching to try the food selection from emart24 without stepping out of your house, you can now order for delivery via foodpanda too – from emart24 Bangsar or emart24 Desa Sri Hartamas.
- The Horizon Bangsar South, Ground Floor, Wisma Touch ‘n Go, Tower 6, Avenue 5, The Horizon Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
- Desa Sri Hartamas, 72-G, Jalan 27/70A,Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: (DAILY) 8AM – 8PM
Status: Muslim-friendly (Fresh food ingredients sourced from Halal-certified suppliers)
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