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Jeontong Dawon

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#30 of 1,479 Cafe in Seoul
#115 of 26,515 Restaurants in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place in the middle of city center. Sit out under the fine autumn sky and trees enjoying Korean traditional teas and desserts.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank sydney_park_ey
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

First visited when a friend brought us 2 years ago and we had sikhye and some rice puffs. Managed to find it this time round when we wandered down a random alley. The tea house is in a beautiful hanok and as the seats inside...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank doofvfood
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Great place for relax with amazing tea selection. Not easy to find, is just behind the corner of the main street walk in Insadong.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Hydea A
Reviewed July 20, 2017

The entrance to this complex wasn't straightforward to find. If you venture down the laneway on the left side of the complex, you'll find the entrance and the tea house within. The tea house is set in a gorgeous building. We were seated at a...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank divebunny1
Reviewed June 22, 2017

The tea here is fairly expensive (we paid $6 or $7), but the portions are large and the tea is rich and delicious. We especially liked jujube, quince and plum. Dawon is a nice refuge, a place where you can unwind in a peaceful garden...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank KarenBx103
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

I loved everything about it- from the beautiful garden to the traditional floor seating. The tea is a bit expensive but comparable to Osulloc which is just around the corner. The tea is quite strong, but you can ask for more water if needed. Lovely...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Amber L
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Found entirely by accident and just what was needed after an afternoon's sightseeing. A 'Tardis' like place: so much bigger on the inside than you'd guess from outside. Excellent selection of teas and 'sweets' - the dried ginger shavings and sweetened garlic pieces are great!

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Moinoniin
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere of this place is great when in a sunny day to take a traditional tea. Which actually does not contain tea but mostly traditional and medicinal plants to stand in good health.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank MaximeVDW
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I found information about this tea house online and went there with a friend. It's hidden from the main road and you have to go through a courtyard to find it. The atmosphere is relaxed and you get the feeling of travelling back in time....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank hazinheira
Reviewed August 11, 2016

This is the traditional tea house which I visit each time I go to Insadong. I love their wide-range of tea and the ambiance is relaxing. You can choose to either sit on the fllor (traditional Koran style) or at Western-style table. If you choose...More

Date of visit: March 2016
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