38, Misadong-ro, Hanam-si, Gyeonggi-do
Hanchaedang aims to serve the very best in traditional and royal Korean food both beautiful and faithful to Korean's heritage. Set amidst the beauty of nature and hanok housing, Hanchaedang works hard to provide healthy food that carries over the taste of traditional Korean food.
5, Seomyeonmunhwa-ro, Busanjin-gu, Busan
Hoeguksu Halmaejip has been well-known for its hoe guksu (noodles with raw fish) for the duration of its more than 50-year tradition.
12, Taejong-ro 89beon-gil, Yeongdo-gu, Busan
Chowonbokguk is a third generation puffer fish restaurant.
397-2, Sinseon-ro, Nam-gu, Busan
Gohyangjip Kalguksu offers kal-guksu (noodle soup) using red pepper powder, rice, and seasonal vegetables.
32, World cup-daero 145beon-gil, Yeonje-gu, Busan
Located in Yeonsan-dong, Gaya Halmae Milmyeon specializes in milmyeon (wheat noodles), one of the most famous dishes in Busan.
37-8, Myeongdong 9-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Nobizib is a specialty restaurant featuring Galbi (marinated and grilled beef ribs). A combination of the restaurant’s own special sauce, pure bronze gridiron, and oak tree charcoal creates a unique taste beloved by visitors and locals alike.
5, Toegye-ro 18-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
With four floors, Dongbosung is the largest Chinese restaurant in Myeong-dong. It’s a great place for group dining since it has separate rooms in addition to the main hall. It serves a wide variety of course meals as well as simple lunch specials.
556, Ulleungsunhwan-ro, Ulleung-eup, Ulleung-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
With a marine climate characterized by cool summers and warm winters, Ulleungdo Island has over 700 species of medicinal herbs. Ulleung Yakso Sutbul Garden uses beef from cows that grazed on vegetables and herbs from Ulleungdo Island, giving their meat a herbal fragrance and rich taste that is also tender and soft. The restaurant offers bulgogi, roseu-gui, as well as various kinds of Ulleungdo Island’s traditional food, such as rice made with mussels.
26, Sejong-daero 11-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Jinju Hall is a restaurant specializing in kongguksu (chilled white soybean noodle soup) with over 40 years of history. Renowned for its rich soup of cold noodles, the restaurant uses fresh soybeans grown in Gangwon-do. The dishes are not only nutritious, but also effective in restoring people's appetites, often lost because of the summer's heat.
To make the restaurant's signature dish, buckwheat is mixed with ground soybeans and flour to make dough. The dough is shaped into noodles and boiled. They are then mixed with pulverized soybeans (which are slightly boiled) and cold broth. Boasting a simple taste, this cold soybean noodle dish is one of the most popular dishes in summer.
300, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Daejanggeum serves traditional Korea meals, reinterpreting royal dishes from the Joseon dynasty. Daejanggeum faithfully uses only the best local ingredients to make all their food, from the soybeans used for soy sauce and soybean paste, to kimchi. In addition to the food, guests can enjoy dining with lacquerware from Korea's Holder of Intangible Heritage, Mr. Yi Jin-ho, and forged works by 5th generation blacksmith, Cha Ingyu.
16, Dogok-ro 99-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Gwangyang Bulgogi Bonga maintains the traditional Korean bulgogi recipe that has been passed down for three generations. Using good-quality Korean beef fillet, the dishes holds the true taste of Gwangyang bulgogi roasted on a charcoal burner. Scorched rice and cold noodles are also delicious, as well as other side dishes.
308, Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Hanwoori Traditional Korean Restaurant serves healthy Korean table d’hote made solely from natural ingredients. The organic vegetables and the wildflowers from various places such as Ulleungdo Island and Jirisan Mountain are carefully selected to provide the freshest taste.