Korea Gourmet is a program which is part of ‘2017 World Hansik Festival’
where you can taste and experience for the first time delightful Korean food.
With this program, you can taste special Korean menus made
with domestic ingredients at 50 major modern Korean restaurants;
both casual Korean restaurant and premium Korean restaurants in Seoul.

Premium Korean Restaurants (14 restaurants)


  • Gotgan

    The restaurant serves dishes with tastes and flavors of the season, by adding the philosophy of Chef Lee, Jong-guk to the traditional food culture, and pursuing ‘Korean Art Cuisine.’

    Add. 50th Floor, Federation of Korean Industries Bldg, 24 Yeoui-daero, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-2055-4441

  • Ggot, Bap E Pida

    The restaurant serves a healthy menu, set with eco-friendly ingredients and traditional sauces and pastes. You can enjoy a course menu, single dishes and accompaniments of drink.

    Add. 118-26 Gwanghun-dong, Jongro-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-732-0276

  • Dadam

    Chef Jung, Jae-deok serves seasonal food following the flow of the four seasons, and traditional Korean dishes using the sauces and pastes of a master. You can also taste cuisines made with rare and precious ingredients.

    Add. 445 Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-518-6161

  • The Lounge

    Modern Korean dining and tea house located on the highest floor of Park Hyatt Seoul, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of Seoul.

    Add. 606 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-2016-1258

  • Dooreyoo

    A collaboration between Chef You, Hyeon-soo and the Korean restaurant . The restaurant interprets Korean food from the Chef’s own perspective using traditional fermented sauces and pastes and seasonal ingredients.

    Add. 65 Bukchon-ro, Jongro-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-743-2468

  • Moi

    Moi is a restaurant serving Korean cuisine and drinks, preserving the elegant style of Korea by putting neat, delicious local dishes and sides on brass plates.

    Add. 30-1 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-790-7784

  • Barah

    The restaurant serves dishes using mainly marine products from Gyeongbuk and the eastern coast of Korea. You can also enjoy mall fish sashimi and aged sashimi delivered from Chukpyon Harbor, near Yeongdeuk.

    Add. 309 Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-542-8892

  • Sadaebujib Gotgan

    The restaurant serves neat dishes made with fresh seasonal materials, containing the spirit of a noble family who served precious food their visitors.

    Add. 50th Floor, Federation of Korean Industries Bldg, 24 Yeoui-daero, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-2055-4441

  • Seolgaon

    You can enjoy neat traditional Korean food flavored with Korean-style fermentation in a place that accentuates the beauty of Korea using wood and traditional patterns.

    Add. 81-3 Sejong-ro, Jongro-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-733-3276

  • Soseonjae

    You can enjoy home-style cooking and a Korean course meal at this cozy traditional Korean-style house. The restaurant serves simple but specially-flavored dishes using self-made enzymes and bean paste.

    Add. 113-3 Samcheong-dong, Jongro-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-730-7002

  • Entree

    Contemporary Korean dining restaurant newly re-opened this year after 20 years, succeeding the reputation of ‘Geumsujang,’ the first Korean restaurant of Grand Ambassador Seoul Pullman

    Add. 130 Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-531-6604

  • Woonsan

    The restaurant pursues traditional Korean food and serves course menus and various imperial court cuisine. Their prices are reasonable and they also have a vegetarian menu.

    Add. #102 B1 CCMM Building, 12 Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul Basement 102
    Tel. 02-780-6333

  • Festa Dining

    Contemporary Korean dining restaurant at the Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul. The restaurant serves Korean food reinterpreted by Chef Kang, Leo by incorporating the philosophies of masters of food ingredients from the eight provinces of Korea.

    Add. The Festa, 1st Floor, Banyan Tree Club & Spa, 60 Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-2250-8170

  • Hamo

    The restaurant reinterprets food of the Gyeongnam areas, including Jinju, where fancy food of Gyobang (Korean geisha training school) developed through modern times. They use soybean paste made with beans they grow themselves.

    Add. 819 Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-515-4266

Modern Korean Dining Restaurants (19 restaurants)

  • Gaehwaok

    Korean dining restaurant famous for Bulgogi grilled quickly on a high quality brass hot grill. Another delicacy is soybean paste noodles with chopped noodles in clear soybean paste soup.

    Add. 7, Apgujeong-ro 50-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-549-1459

  • Naru

    Contemporary Korean dining restaurant at the Hand Picked Hotel Seoul. The restaurant serves foods including simple meals, hot pots, all on a large dining table for food made with fresh ingredients and home-made natural seasonings.

    Add. 120 Sangdo-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-2229-5499

  • Dalsiktak

    Gallery-style Korean dining restaurant owned by CEO You, Ji-young, the daughter of the master of Sunchang red pepper paste (gochujang). She keeps to deep traditional taste using the sauces and pastes only made by her mother.

    Add. 541-11 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-511-9440

  • Deodam

    Korean dining restaurant perfect for a meeting place as they have a modern-style interior as well as separate rooms and the terrace. They serve fusion Korean food reinterpreted with modern sensibilities.

    Add. 328-26 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
    Tel: 02-335-0066

  • Mishmash

    The restaurant serves fusion Korean food reinterpreted by Chef Kim, Min-ji, Danish-Korean, using modern cooking techniques based on traditional Korean food.
    Add. 21,Itaewon-ro 55 ga-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
    Tel: 02-6465-2211

  • Min’s Kitchen

    You can taste cuisines cooked by Chef Kim, Min-ji, who pursues new Korean food that pairs well with wines, breaking away from the frame of ordinary, familiar Korean food.

    Add. 651-4, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-544-1007

  • Park Gyeong Ja Restaurang

    Chef Yu, Ho-hyeon re-creates mother’s homemade food that we have eaten since we were young, in the name of his mother. Here, you can enjoy Korean food that can be paired with various traditional alcoholic beverages.

    Add. Youngchangville, 9-15, Sinbanpo-ro 47-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-6104-4005

  • Parc

    The restaurant claims to support the neat and clean Korean dining table just like mother sets. Menus using seasonal ingredients are newly composed every season.

    Add. 682-13 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-792-2022

  • Seorae Restaurant

    Korean dining restaurant serving noodles made by various recipes including noodles kneaded after grinding and adding seasonal ingredients. Various alcoholic beverages that can be paired are also available.

    Add. #101, 24, Sapyeong-daero 26-gil, Seoul
    Tel. 02-532-1021

  • Seoul Dining

    A restaurant where Chef Kim, Jin-rae makes ‘Seoul-style’ food. They pursue new but comfortable tastes of Seoul, such as a reinterpretation of Mapo Grilled Spareribs as Iberico pork steak seasoned with soy sauce.

    Add. 190-10, Jangchung-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-6325-6321

  • Super Pan

    Home-style restaurant owned by Chef Woo, Jeong-wook renowned as a cooking class lecturer. They use seasonal ingredients so you can enjoy a healthy taste.

    Add. 302-64 Ichon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-798-3848

  • Soigne

    A restaurant where Chef Lee, Jun serves food as a story from an ‘episode’ of a series. At present, you can taste creatively-expressed dishes founded in philosophy he experienced at major restaurants around the world.

    Add. B1, 549-17 Banpo-dong
    Tel. 02-3477-9386

  • SSeol

    Modern cooking pub reminiscent of trendy restaurants. You can enjoy a variety of alcoholic beverages along with creative cooking based on Korean food.

    Add. 2nd Floor, 567-20 Yeonnam-dong, Mapogu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-6398-2064

  • Amiwol

    You can taste a traditional Korean course meal that Chef You, Jong-ha, who wrote about ‘garnish’ in Korean food culture, prepares according to the tastes of modern people.

    Add. B1 302-90 Icheon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoull 02-790-9001
    Tel. 02-790-9001

  • Otongyoung

    The restaurant uses marine products supplied from across the nation, mainly from the Tongyoung area, famous for clean marine products. The owner couple cooks simple and honest dishes.

    Add. 10, Seonreung-ro 158-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-544-2377

  • Olheum

    A modern Korean dining restaurant that combines French food with Korean food style elements, reinterpreted to be palatable to Koreans.

    Add. 647-3 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-549-2016

  • Wolhyang

    The restaurant is re-located in Hotel 28 Myeong Dong. You can enjoy interesting Korean foods from traditional to reinterpreted, along with alcoholic beverages.

    Add. 682-13 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-794-9202

  • Juok

    Restaurant where you can taste Korean traditional food that is prepared using food ingredients that Chef Sin, Chang-ho made himself including naturally fermented vinegar, perilla oil, pickled vegetables

    Add. 18-3 Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-518-9393

  • Chorok Baguni

    A Korean Table d’hote restaurant that uses “nature’s breath” as their motto. You can taste unique dishes applying particle cooking techniques in a Korean Table d’hote course.

    Add. 300-267 Ichon-dong, Yonsan-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-790-3421

Casual Korean Dining Restaurant (17 restaurants)

  • 7017 Seoul Hwaban

    Restaurant specializing in Bibimbap located in Seoullo 2017. You can enjoy a special bibimbap that 10 honorable chefs serve in rotation.

    Add. 15-3, Manri-dong 1-ga, Junggu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-312-1697

  • Banju

    The restaurant serves Korean food menus that are great as an aperitif in a small Korean-style house. They have induction burners installed at the tables so you can enjoy warm food until you finish the meal.

    Add. 31, Donhwamun-ro 11da-gil, Jongro-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-529-3979

  • Baekgom Makgeolli & Brewery

    A restaurant where you can taste Korean style snacks served with alcoholic beverages using approximately 200 Korean traditional alcoholic beverages and seasonal ingredients ordered from breweries throughout the country.

    Add. 657-7 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-540-7644

  • Bokdeokbang Makgeollii

    They harvest most ingredients from a vegetable garden and serve neat Korean food cooked without using chemical seasonings at all. You can also taste Makgeolli that the owner carefully selects.

    Add. 5, Poeun-ro 8-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 070-8864-1414

  • Sanullim 1992

    A fusion Korean dining & bar with the concept of a Korean set table. A small amount of 3-5 dishes are composed and provided on the Korean set table. If you make a reservation, you can enjoy the course menu at the bar.

    Add. 60 Seogan-ro 9-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-334-0118

  • Sanjo

    They receive fresh ingredients from producers all over the country and cook by preserving the natural taste of ingredients as much as possible. They are a Korean food style bar that interprets local dishes with local colors in a Seoul style.

    Add. 525-7 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-517-0035

  • Somssi

    A restaurant that interprets Korean food in a modern style by making sophisticated plate arrangements. The food is cooked using fresh ingredients supplied everyday.

    Add. 78 Ichon-ro 65 Ga-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-793-3888

  • Sooble

    Korean dining & bar where you can enjoy a distinct one-dish Korean meal as well as Makgeolli supplied by the 8 provinces of Korea, beers, and wines.

    Add. 88-6 Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-3478-0886

  • Sujakbansang

    An eatery located in an alley that brings out the natural taste of ingredients by seasoning all food mainly with sauces and pastes. You can enjoy meals, as well as side dishes and alcoholic beverages.

    Add. 19 Worldcup-ro 8-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-332-4096

  • Soomeun Golmok

    They serve snacks served with alcoholic beverages using fresh seasonal ingredients including marine products bought everyday from Noyangjin, and Korean alcoholic beverages carefully selected by visiting local breweries.

    Add. 12 Dongyo-ro 34-gil Mapogu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-323-4633

  • Ulssu

    Korean dining & bar serving approximately 40 Korean alcoholic beverages and matching dishes. Along with regular menus, they serve new menus using seasonal ingredients each month.

    Add. 331-13 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-333-8897

  • OU

    You can enjoy Korean home-style cooking in a cozy atmosphere. They use home-made sauces and pastes, and only clean agricultural products. The menu is changed every 2~3 days.

    Add. 203-56, Donggyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-322-9605

  • Eunmilhan Bapsang

    The restaurant serves a modern-style set of dishes for 1 using seasonal ingredients. They develop and serve new menus each season.

    Add. 34-91 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-2254-0505

  • Isikdang

    You can enjoy dishes cooked using various parts of a cow, from rump to brisket and intestine. They actively use soy sauce boiled down themselves and Korean-style spicy seasoning.

    Add. 152-2 Pyeongchang-dong, Jongro-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-379-3551

  • Ipari

    They serve traditional Korean food using home-made sauces and pastes and seasonal ingredients supplied from producing areas. You can also enjoy various Korean alcoholic beverages.

    Add. 193-16, Yeonhui-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 010-5188-7766

  • Janggoma

    The restaurant is named after ‘Janggomama,’ the name for court ladies overseeing sauces and pastes in the Court in past times. They serve dishes cooked using sauces and pastes they made themselves.

    Add. 260-54, Itaewon2-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 070-4153-6517

  • Chunsamwol

    A home-made food restaurant serving a set of dishes cooked heartily using seasonal ingredients. The menu changes every week and you can enjoy Korean alcoholic beverages selected by the owner.

    Add. 328-14 Sangsu-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
    Tel. 02-323-2125