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Hemlagat

#3 of 109,494 Restaurants in Seoul
$$ - $$$,
35, Sogong-ro, Jung-gu | 123, Namsan Lotte Castle Iris, Seoul 04632, South Korea
+82 2-318-3335
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Swedish, Scandinavian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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35, Sogong-ro, Jung-gu | 123, Namsan Lotte Castle Iris, Seoul 04632, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food as well as the service was excellent! The house salad, cheese and home made pickles and bread came with the meal. We had two fish starters, one salmon and the other a trio of herring. For mains we had Swedish meatballs, the Elk...More

Thank LizabethRose
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi ! We hare really happy to hear that you enjoyed our Swedish food at Hemlagat, thanks so much for the nice review. Daniel, the chef

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a terrific little restaurant. Handy to where we were staying, and warm and friendly welcome from the chef's wife. We had the 3 types of herring to start, complete with a complimentary schnapps, which went will with the food. Really tasty! For mains,...More

Thank essball
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi ! Thanks for those nice words, we are really happy you enjoyed your meal at Hemlagat. Best regards, Daniel / Soojin

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Nicely located in the back side of Lotte Castle. Super friendly staff, the chef and his wife. I had the pork with plum with salad and it was delicious. As a Swedish business traveler I spend most of my time outside of Sweden and this...More

Thank Danz3
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hi ! Thanks for the review, it was very nice to have a chat with you and serve you some Swedish food the other day. Looking forward to serve you again in the future.

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Visited to have Swedish meatball for lunch, but it is only being served in dinner. They serve brunch until 14:00. The creamy mushroom soup before the main. was excellent. I had cabagge rolled pork with gravy sauce and it was very good. Gracy sauce is...More

Thank JamesLee4497
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hi ! Sorry for only having meatballs during the dinner service but we are really happy that you enjoyed the lunch anyway. We hope you will be back one evening for meatballs. Best regards, Daniel & Soojin

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

A real find not far from the Hilton Hotel. A Swedish restaurant in Seoul. Would recommend the 3 types of herring as an appetiser which had great dark bread with it. For mains we tried the stuffed cabbage leaves and the ribs. Both were excellent....More

Thank LondonGlobetrotter59
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Hi ! We are really happy and excited to hear that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant so much, it was a pleasure having you here.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I have been a regular at Hemlagat for several years and my company has held a number of events here not only due to the delicious Swedish home cooking, but thanks to Daniel and Soojin's warm hospitality and enthusiasm in sharing the food culture of...More

Thank Artfultoddger
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Hi ! Thanks, we are always more than happy to spread some Swedish food culture in Korea. And, it's 38+ different schnapps now :) and as you know, it's the perfect companion to Swedish food. Thanks again, Daniel & Soojin

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Delighted to find this Swedish restaurant! As I was on my own it was lovely to feel so well looked after. So close to Midsummer the place was in celebration mode and I was given some specially prepared herring that is only made st this...More

1  Thank Stephanie P
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Hi ! Thanks for the review, we are really happy you enjoyed Hemlagat. Looking forward to see you again.

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner and enjoyed a great experience. The food was very tasty and presented and introduced by the staff in a very nice way. The restaurant is cosy and quiet so it was a great place for a couples evening out. We will...More

Thank 380andrealm
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thanks for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed us and the herrings.

Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Unique experience in a restaurant saturated capital city. Hemlagat puts sincere pride in delivering delicious authentic Swedish food with style. The elk dish was the best meal I ate while in South Korea for 6 months. My friend said the Swedish meatballs were amazing. Definitely...More

Thank Good_food_everywhere
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Hi ! Daniel, your Swedish chef here... Thanks for the review and we are truly happy for your review and that you obviously enjoyed your evening at Hemlagat.

Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We went there with family to enjoy Swedish christmasfood. Waiter was great and recommended good drinks. All food was superb and truly Swedish. Will do it again!

Thank ricmol2018
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Thanks for your review. You are always welcome here !

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stevealex1
February 18, 2015|
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Response from DanielHEMLAGATchef | Property representative |
Hi. It's Hoehyeon station exit 1. On our web site "hemlagatseoul" there is a longer description how to find us But please note that we are closed for the New Year until Friday this week. Best regards, Daniel & Soojin
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stevealex1
February 18, 2015|
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Response from DanielHEMLAGATchef | Property representative |
It's downtown, close to Myendong. As I wrote in the other answer please note that we are closed for the New Year until Friday. more info to be found on our web site "hemlagatseoul". Best regards, Daniel & Soojin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Swedish, Scandinavian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35, Sogong-ro, Jung-gu | 123, Namsan Lotte Castle Iris, Seoul 04632, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul
  • Phone Number: +82 2-318-3335
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Description
Swedish and Scandinavian cuisine. Home cooked style. Swedish chef.
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