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Hwangsaengga Kalguksu


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#68 of 110,015 Restaurants in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Asian, Korean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Takeout

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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

After a full-pack morning on our second day in seoul, we chanced upon this very interesting restaurant near the gyeongbokgung palace. Good service. Love the food. First time in a michelin guide restaurant. Will definitely come back for the kalgukso and the dumplings. One of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank daisyt640
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We came here for the dumplings and noodles and weren’t disappointed! Conveniently located around the corner from the palace, large restaurant with super efficient service. The menu is a tad limited as highlighted previously but for a quick filling meal it’s a great option (plus...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ochashinai
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

I disagree with the opinion that the food is great it was OK but nothing more. That said its good value for the money (ie cheap)

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Peter_Bomberg
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Amazing kalguksu (knife-cut noodle soup) and mandu (dumplings) that are well worth the trip! This restaurant is located right next to Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village, which are both interesting sites. The kalguksu here is delicious, and the mandu are massive. Prices are reasonable,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank jechou
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Really great dumpling soup. Worth the 10 to 15 minute queue outside for the Michelin recommendation Very filling and large portions for a great price

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t realize this was a Michelin Star Restaurant until I saw the logo! Kalguksu and Mandu Soup were served in big portion and really yummy! The price also reasonable. Although you had to queue, it was really worth to try!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank steffanuspranoto
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Our hotel concierge recommend this place for lunch after our morning visit to Gyeongbokgung Palace and the Folk Museum. It has a very simple menu with English, clean dining room, prompt service, food brought to table within 3 minutes of ordering, pleasant enough simple soup...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

A block from Contemporary Museum, across from Palace. Not to be missed for lunch. The traditional dumplings are larger than dim sum so don't order too much.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank GregoryL72
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Service and food was amazing. Would definitely come back. Across the street from the museums. We had the dumplings and Kalguksu soup.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 245joshuaf
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

Rustic and traditional feel to the place. Sat on the traditional Korean 'tatami' Portions of the dumplings and the soup are massive so make sure you do not over order.. overall a great experience

Date of visit: June 2017
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