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Hemlagat

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#4 of 110,006 Restaurants in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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Swedish and Scandinavian cuisine. Home cooked style. Swedish chef.
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Swedish, Scandinavian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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All reviews brunch salmon swedish meatballs meringue mashed potatoes salad ribs bread pork swedish restaurant homemade schnapps fantastic homemade call ahead would highly recommend this restaurant an appetizer excellent food and service great dinner
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good service, good food, good price! The snaps in particular was amazing (we tried several different ones), highly recommend it.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank hellsing156
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi ! Thanks a lot for those nice words, appreciated more than you know...

Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Hemlagat is a wonderful place if you miss food from Scandinavia. Great dishes and wonderful service in a place that really feels home. Don’t miss it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ricmol2018
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

Hi ! Thanks for those nice words, we are really happy you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Went to Hemlagat for dinner and was delighted to find that it delivered 100% traditional Swedish cuisine! No fusion, no ”influenced by Swedish traditions” but very much true Swedish food. A true find for a Swedish expat family like ourselfes! The food was really good...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2019

Thanks for those nice words, it was really nice meeting you all even if I was kinda busy in the kitchen :)

Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

The food here was fantastic homemade Swedish fare. My family has Swedish roots, but I have never visited the country, nor was I ever introduced to their traditional cuisine. So while visiting Seoul, we were pleased to find Hemlagat (which means homemade) and jumped on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johnn124
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

Thank you, it was a pleasure to chat with you and serve you some Swedish food. Daniel

Reviewed October 15, 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LizabethRose
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

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 October 14, 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank essball
DanielHEMLAGATchef, Owner at Hemlagat, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

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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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