Plucky’s at the V&A Food Market: Korean-Style Fried Chicken

Plucky’s at the V&A Food Market: Korean-Style Fried Chicken

Comfort food with a crunch.

The vibrant V&A Food Market has added yet another flavour-filled purveyor to its appetising array of attractions. Brought to you by Heinz and Kim McNulty, who have years of experience in the hospitality space, Plucky’s is an Asian-style street-food stall named for its morale-boosting mission in the face of Covid (and, of course, the main ingredient: chicken). Modelled on a 1950s American diner, Plucky’s is all about offering diners a unique market experience and, of course, finger-licking comfort food to eat!

Plucky's V&A Waterfront Menu

Fried chicken with extra crunch

The stall has a diverse menu that includes vegetarian options such as Veg’n Bibimbap (mixed vegetable rice bowl) and Veg’n Bao (boa buns with deep-fried cauliflower), as well as breakfast dishes like Brekky Wrap (toasted tortilla filled with egg, chicken and cheese).

Plucky's Chicken Burger

But it’s the Korean-style fried chicken, served in a number of ways, that people keep returning for. Order yours in a burger or wrap, or as a portion of chicken pieces with Korean sauce and, as the cliché goes, thank us later. Another winner is the KoreanBoager, a fusion between steamed bao and a burger, filled with buttermilk-marinated chicken, and served with Korean slaw and sauce.

The dessert options are just as moreish… Crispy Apple Donuts and Tater Waffles.

Make my market day

Plucky's V&A Food Market

The V&A Food Market’s buzzy atmosphere is part of all dining experiences here; at Plucky’s, you have the added appeal of its diner-style design. Once you’ve got your fried chicken wrap with fries, head outside to the dockside, and enjoy your meal in view of Cape Town’s famous harbour.

Opening times Monday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm
Contact details 074 854 5649,
Address V&A Food Market, The Old Power Station Building, Pier Head, 19 Dock Road, Cape Town

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