/
Close
Newsletters  | Mobile

Restaurants in Seoul

Seoul has fabulous street food, BBQ, and even crawl-friendly pubs, but the most famous dish in the city, and even South Korea, is kimchi, a spicy, pickled mix of cabbage and other veggies. You won't have any problem finding it in countless restaurants in Seoul—such as authentic restaurants like Solmoemaeul, which highlights banchan, a colorful array of side dishes, alongside classic kimchi.

  • Budnamujip. Located south of the Han River and city's center, this is one of the best restaurants in Seoul, which does excellent galbi: short ribs seasoned with garlic, Asian-pear juice or rice wine, and grilled right in front of you.
  • Hanjanui Chueok. For Korea's answer to great pub grub, come to this low-brow star among Seoul restaurants—known for its juicy (and very spicy) fried chicken. Wash it down with plenty of Hite beer.
  • The Ninth Gate. Need a fix of Western cuisine? This restaurant in the Westin Chosun is acclaimed for its continental cuisine.
  • Jung Sikdang. This restaurant by Dosan Park does a nice, nouveau version of Korean cuisine. Save room for the chocolate dessert served on a bed of sugar straw.
  • Overview
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Things to do
  • Trips
  • Articles
  • 50

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    At the new hot spot called 50, that amount of dollars will buy you exactly half a bottle of unremarkable Kendall-Jackson wine. More
  • Bar 0101

  • Budnamujip

    At Budnamujip restaurant, in an area far south of the Han River and the city’s center, the specialty is galbi, short ribs traditionally seasoned wi... More
  • Chilryang

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Chon Guseok

  • Chuncheon Dak Galbi

  • Cook 'N' Heim

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Grill H

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Hanjanui Chueok

    Enormous pitchers of Hite beer land on tables and are consumed instantly by the eclectic, raucous, smoky clientele. The bar food here would find fe... More
  • Hanwoori

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Ji Hwa Ja

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Namu, Seoul

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Nureegae Gud-ki

  • Plastic

    A café frequented by the wealthy plastic-surgery set. More
  • Quo Lai

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar

Explore restaurants in South Korea for more options.

Advertisement

Sign Up


Connect With Travel + Leisure
  • Travel+Leisure
  • Tablet
  • Available devices

Already a subscriber?
Get FREE ACCESS to the digital edition


Advertisement


Advertisement

Advertisement

Marketplace