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“Reunion lunch”
Review of Sanchon

Sanchon
Ranked #381 of 123,074 Restaurants in Seoul
Cuisines: Korean
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Insadong
Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Met local friends here from when I lived in Seoul in the early 1970's. This was the perfect venue - so traditional and pleasant. The food was not typical Korean food, more subtle, yet delicous. Certianly more healthy. I highly recommend it.

Thank dialright
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

Bottom line, if you want some amazing traditional Korean food, accompanied by some entertaining dancing, and traditional atmosphere and surroundings; then you have to go here. I am not sure what some of these reviews are basing their opinions on, but the (literally) table full of amazing vegetarian dishes were both amazing in flavor and filling. Yes it is a bit pricy, but for an anniversary dinner for a vegetarian and her husband who love Korean dishes and culture, we could not ask for better. So go, and see/taste for yourself!

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Thank Grant B
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We found this restaurant while wandering around the neighbourhood, looking for a cute cafe to settle in. To our surprise, we went down a little alley way and happened upon this gem. It is an incredible little restaurant tucked away from the main street. It serves vegan dishes, all of which were delicious and interesting. It is not a good choice for picky eaters, as it is a set menu. It is a bit pricey but the atmosphere, concept, decoration and service all make the experience worth it overall. For those complaining about being rushed - the food does come a bit quickly but I didn't find the staff were ever rude about it. Overall, I would say this is an absolutely must-see restaurant if you're visiting Seoul.

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3  Thank deltalove1989
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Amazing variety of maybe 40 dishes, each unique, subtle, and lovely. Tea was heaven. Funky old school atmosphere, heated floor so nice. Nearly weeping with joy at this place. We go to veg cafes all over the world and this is in my top 5.

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2  Thank asilmoolb
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Reviewed December 6, 2012

The experience of the food was good. However, we didn't like to be hurried to eat the next serving. Not only was their service not good, the manager's arrogance gives me a bitter aftertaste.

1  Thank Pinkyblues
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