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Cote Jardin


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#98 of 110,118 Restaurants in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner

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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
French, European
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an authentic French restaurant, in an old building. The interior dining room is historic, but in the summer, the outdoor dining garden (hence the name of the restaurant) is a delightful respite from hectic Itaewon. The dishes are what one expects of an...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Clydewhi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok, when we travel, we usually seek out French cuisine as we live in a deficit of European cooking. Cote jardin is most excellent. Fine vichyssoise, great lamb and a bottle of very nice house red. Recommend highly. Oh and the escargot is cream sauce...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

Cote Jardin offers a truly French menu with plenty of choices. Food is very good and comes quick. Lamb was amazing. Service could be a bit more attentive but still a great place.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ricmol2018
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

The food was good. The service was friendly but incompetent. My entré came out 15 minutes before my friend's. Then his entré came out together with both mains which was frustrating. Staff eating fast food from a nearby take away was not a good look...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank booyeahSydney
Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

This is a little gem of a restaurant in Seoul, decided to come along after reading other reviews on Trip Advisor. It has amazing food, attentive friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. I really enjoyed the chefs salad the feta in it tasted amazing. I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MelissaW975
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

The food and service was amazing. I had the escargot and lamb chops. The manager selected the dessert for me and I was not disappointed!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank sarahablake
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

The place is nice with an exterior patio, lots of paintings (reproductions of Renoir etc.), beautiful plastic chandeliers.... The onion soup is not bad but generous although there is not enough cheese. The Salad is generous enough The baguette is good and served heated. However...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Andrew K
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Lovely food, friendly staff, reasonably-priced wine-by-the-glass (and a good measure). Thoroughly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Christopher M
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

I think in this restaurant, you can have a meal in a good mood. I visited with my friends for dinner. The atmosphere was very romantic and plates were quite good. We were very satisfied with staffs' service and the prices were reasonable. Everything was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MINJIP71
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

I have been looking for aunthentic western restaurant around seoul and we found cote jardin. Located in the heart of itaewon, design with strong european character with its garden. Host were friendly, price fair and the food was okay. Overall nice experience

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ngurahm2018
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and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
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