606, Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Conerstone (Cucina Italiana), a restaurant located in Park Hyatt Seoul, serves Italian home-style cuisine with a modern ambience. Using seasonal ingredients of Korea and Italy, the dishes are mainly inspired by southern Italia, Mezzogiorno. In addition, wine, beer and grappa (alcohol after meal) are also available. More than 70% of the wines available on their wine list (about 500 types in total) are from Italy. Besides, its private dining room fits various needs of purpose like meeting, family gathering, proposing day and others alike.
115, Seongbuk-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
In business for more than 40 years, Seongbukdong Dwaejigalbijip has become a local legend thanks to its simple but savory menu. Pork served at the restaurant is marinated overnight in a special sauce, which infuses the meat with rich flavors that are released when the meat is grilled and the fat drips off. The restaurant’s main dishes include dwaeji galbi (grilled pork ribs) and dwaeji bulgogi baekban (set meal with bulgogi meat grilled over the fire).
1, Yonsei-ro 5ga-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
This Dakgalbi restaurant is located in Sinchon, an area surrounded by universities and populated by students. Chuncheonjip Dakgalbi Makguksu’s most popular dish is Dakgalbi, which is prepared by marinating boneless chicken in spicy red pepper paste and stir-frying it with various ingredients in a large cast iron pan. For an extra tasty treat, try adding an assortment of noodles to the chicken as it cooks. After you’ve finished eating your Dakgalbi, don’t forget to order rice to stir-fry in the pan to soak up the extra, flavorful sauce!
The restaurant offers a simple Dakgalbi menu at an affordable price. Thanks to the restaurant’s delicious food, reasonable prices, and casual atmosphere, the restaurant is always full of people.
521, Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Table 34 is a restaurant which serves traditional French cuisine with a modern twist. Far from your typical restaurant, Table 34 has an extensive wine cellar housing 1,000 fine wines and several practiced sommeliers at the ready to provide excellent service and make suggestions regarding your wine choice. Executive Sous Chef Nicolas De Visch has worked at Michelin star restaurants in Europe for 20 years and has created a distinguished and prestigious menu to tickle the taste buds of even the pickiest epicurean. As if all this wasn’t enough, Table 34 also boasts a striking interior designed by New York’s acclaimed restaurant designer Toni Chi.
22, Seobudu-gil, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
Haejin Sliced Raw Fish Restaurant strongly appeals to diners for two main reasons; it offers a prime selection of raw fish and a fantastic, wide-open view of the ocean as seen through the floor-to-ceiling windows on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Taking advantage its seaside location, the restaurant serves up a wide variety of fresh fish such as saw-edged perch, red sea bream, parrot fish, hairtail, and mackerel.
27, Jagalchihaean-ro, Jung-gu, Busan
Chungmu Hoetjib is a sliced raw fish restaurant in Busan’s famous Jagalchi Market. The spacious interior is large enough to accommodate groups.
1498, Nakdong-daero, Sasang-gu, Busan
Chowonnongwon is located near Samrakgangbyeon Park, a famous park in Busan, that offers an entire view with Nakdonggang River and the park at a glance. The restaurants serves hanu (Korean beef) at reasonable prices.
105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
n·GRILL sits on the 5th floor, the highest level of Namsan Seoul Tower, providing a 360° panoramic view of Seoul as the restaurant rotates. n·GRILL serves a full course steak menu along with vintage wine. Enjoy a spectacular dining experience for a special event at n·GRILL.
* Rotation speed: 1 complete clockwise revolution every 2 hours
11, Seolleung-ro 158-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Jungsik is a Korean restaurant launched by a chef who studied and worked in the U.S. and Spain. The restaurant introduces a new concept of Korean cuisine, offering new items that break away from the stereotypes of Korean cooking with avant-garde presentation and cooking methods and ingredients that are a mixture of Korean and Western styles. The restaurant offers a five-course lunch and a 9-course dinner for a unique Korean fine dining experience. Also worth a try are the new dishes that are introduced on a regular basis. Group reservations are available for up to 50 people.
49, Duteopbawi-ro 60-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Poom Seoul is a Korean restaurant serving traditional banga cuisine (cuisine of the royal or noble class) with a modern twist. The restaurant offers a different menu every season, using only the highest quality seasonal ingredients and placing priority on food safety, quality producers, and high meat grades. Diners can feel the care taken by the chef by the exquisite beauty and flavor of each dish that is served as part of the course meal.
Vegetarian course meals are also available and private rooms can be reserved for groups of 6 to 16 people. Diners must make their reservation and place their orders at least one day prior to visit.
30, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Internationally renowned as a Michelin three-star chef, Pierre Gagnaire opened his Seoul restaurant, Pierre Gagnaire à Seoul, on October 1, 2008. This is his fourth restaurant following those restaurants in Paris, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. In fact, he was once ranked first among the 100 top chefs in the world. It offers French cuisine featuring innovative and diverse preparation methods with an added artistic touch.
825, Taejong-ro, Yeongdo-gu, Busan
Taejongdae Jjamppong specializes in jjamppong, the Chinese style noodle soup with seafood and vegetables. The restaurant's jjamppong is famous for its chewy noodles served in rich and spicy broth.