15 Best Places To Eat In Seoul
Here are the 15 best places to eat in
#1 Sanchon Temple Food Restaurant
30-13 Insadong-gil, Gwanhun-dong, Jongno-gu,
Why visit: vegan temple food restaurant with Buddhist/traditional dance performances
산5-6 Yejang-dong, Jung-Gu,
Why visit: serves one of the city’s best versions of bibimbap!
#3 Solgaheon Teahouse
154 Changseong-dong, Jongno-gu,
Why visit: exquisite and over-the-top cuisine!
#4 Café Able
12 Apgujeong-ro 14-gil, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu,
Why visit: vegan & healthy food options – amazing homemade juices!
#5 Gaeseong Mandu Koong
11-3, Insadong 10-gil, Jongno-gu,
Why visit: The elderly proprietor, who fled south during the Korean War runs this restaurant with the help of her granddaughters. They have served Gaeseong-style (North Korean) mandu (dumplings) for more than 30 years.
40 Gangnam-daero 162-gil, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu,
Why visit: cutting-edge restaurant in
#7 Bad Farmers
31 Apgujeong-ro 4-gil, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu,
Why visit: delicious & healthy salads
#8 Bada Sikdang
743-7, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-893, South Korea
Why visit: offers a milder version of the spicy Budae-jjigae called Johnson Tang
#9 Tteuran Teahouse
17-35 Supyo-ro 28-gil, Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa), Jongno-gu,
Why visit: traditional teahouse in the middle of a secret hanok village.
757 Seolleung-ro, Nonhyeon 2(i)-dong, Gangnam-gu,
Why visit: among Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants and the Michelin Guide
62-29 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jugyo-dong, Jung-gu,
Why visit: known for its incredible naengmyeon (cold buckwheat noodles)
#12 Doore Yoo
16-12 Gahoe-dong, Jongno-gu,
Why visit: Michelin-starred chef who combines temple cuisine and traditional Korean dishes to create an elegant modern Korean cuisine of his own.
12 Myeongdong 9-gil, Myeongdong 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu,
Why visit: serves some of the best gomtang, a Korean beef soup traditionally served to the king.
#14 Gwangjang Market
88 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa), Jongno-gu,
Why visit: Korean street-food paradise!
#15 Salon De Ddalki Strawberry Barbie Buffet at the JW Marriott Dongdaemun
Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno 5(o).6(yuk)ga-dong, Jung-gu,
Why visit: strawberry dessert buffet with a Barbie theme (only November to May)
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