42, Seobu-gil, Hampyeong-eup, Hampyeong-gun, Jeollanam-do
Run by the Hampyeong National Livestock Cooperative Federation, Hampyeong Cheonji Hanu Plaza offers visitors a taste of Hanu (Korean beef) that is produced in Cheonji, Hampyeong.
It is located in front of the Hampyeong Expo Park, the venue of the Hampyeong Butterfly Festival and the Hampyeong Grand Chrysanthemum Festival. It consists of large seminar rooms to accommodate workshops, family parties, etc.
33-1, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Insadong Chatjip is a hanok teahouse that serves home-made traditional tea. Even the red beans used in the summer delicacy patbingsu
94-1, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Café Moon has a trendy interior design and includes a realistic 'moon' mounted on one of the walls. The inside and outside of the café are decorated with hanok designs, designs of traditional Korean houses. The inner courtyard of the grounds is often the stage for a variety of parties and music performances held throughout the year. From the late spring into fall, Café Moon holds musical performances of traditional instruments from around the world. The diners enjoying their meals next to the courtyard need only slide the windows open to let in the beautiful melodies.
9, Teheran-ro 25-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
"Cheongsu Hoetjip" is a restaurant that has been serving raw fish for over 20 years. Along with the natural raw fish menu, the restaurant also offers
14-5 Insadong 12-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Osegyehyang is a vegetarian restaurant location in Insa-dong, a street known for its traditional culture and crafts. It serves various dishes that cater to the needs of vegetarian customers.
33-1, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Yetchatjip is a famous teahouse that has also been used as a movie filming set. It is a great place to stop by for a cup of natural traditional Korean tea, or the traditional summer treat patbingsu, made with the old way with shaved ice and homemade red bean topping.
16-1, Nampo-gil, Jung-gu, Busan
Since 1959, Nampo Samgyetang (남포 삼계탕) in the heart of Busan has been serving samgyetang (chicken ginseng soup) made with fresh, homegrown ingredients. Brewed for as long as 24 hours, the restaurant's chicken stock is rich in flavor and nutrition. Other special dishes include jeonbok samgyetang (chicken ginseng soup with abalone) and jeongi gui (electric grilled chicken).
56, Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Originating from the law of eating food at Buddhist temples, Balwoo Gongyang refers to the act of eating as part of practicing discipline and self-control. Balwoo Gongyang in Jong-no is a Buddhist cuisine experience center established by the Cultural Corps of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism with the aim of promoting Buddhist culture as well as the very practice of Balwoo Gongyang.
The center serves healthy vegetarian traditional dishes, and offers lessons of Balwoo Gongyang to take time while eating, to appreciate food using the five senses, and not to waste any food.
71, Gunam-ro 8beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan
Located a mere five-minute distance from Haeundae beach, Haeunsagye serves dishes made with vegetables organically grown on the roof top of the restaurant. It is equipped with private rooms for 4 people, 6 people, 8 people, and 12 people good for business lunches or dinners, company dinners, or other various types of gatherings and a large hall that can accommodate up to 70 people. In all of the rooms, guests can enjoy a beautiful garden.
86-5, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
FATUM is famous for its great view of Samcheong-dong. Each floor is decorated with a different theme, from natural rocks on the first floor, comfort on the second floor, and indoor viewing places on the third and fourth floors, and outdoor seats on the fifth floor. The view features beautiful scenery including Bugaksan Mountain, Inwangsan Mountain, and Gyeongbokgung Palace at once, as well as a fantastic sunset from the café.
30, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Peninsula Lounge & Bar is an authentic Italian restaurant & bar. It serves upscale Middle Italian Tuscan cuisine with a modern twist, enabling customers to taste a variety of Italian delicacies. Pastas and pizzas made from organic flour and fresh seasonal ingredients are offered along with a collection of 500 wines. Professional sommeliers offer suggestions on fantastic food and wine pairings.
205, Gwangpyeong-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Housed in a 500-year-old building that was once home to descendants of Prince Gwangpyeong (the 5th son of King Sejong the Great), the restaurant was opened to the public in 1999 as a traditional restaurant serving Korean royal court cuisine. “Pilgyeong,” which means “always be respectful to the elderly,” is indeed a place that honors the past by serving as a beacon of tradition and flavor in the downtown Seoul area.