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#189 of 108,807 Restaurants in Seoul
££ - £££Asian, Korean, Soups
12, Myeongdong 9-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-776-5656
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“beef soup” (9 reviews)
“kimchi” (8 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Korean, Soups
££ - £££
12, Myeongdong 9-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Another place that has a huge hype in Myeongdong. Except this place have got it right. They have kept it Korean to the end and stuck with what they know. Having lived in Korea for a long time, I can safely say this is a...More

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Do remember to have a traditional Korean beef soup here when visiting Meongdong. Hot beef soup w/ sliced meat and rice ~ really mouthwatering:) You can also put as much shallots as you like👍 You will definitely feel energetic whole day if having it as...More

Thank 元豪左
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

A living legend of Korean Quisine. This restaurant may not have the fanciest interoir, or offer luxurious services - but has traditional beef broth stew. THE most traditional. However, if you do not apeak Korean - do not visit alone. You will have a really...More

Thank 세빈박
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Hadonggkwan is a beef soup restaurant in the Myeongdong area of Seoul. There is little if any English outside but the restaurant can be found close to the cathedral on a side street from the chain shops. You are asked before sitting down at the...More

Thank tmmyj
Reviewed 9 October 2017

It is quite delicious and our family truly enjoyed the food there. We didn't know the portion and size so we followed the old ladies at reception's recommendation and ordered 3 bigger portion of soup which was too much for group of 4 (2 adults...More

Thank jcch1025
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Had the special beef soup. It was slightly pricey compared to other food options and for that price, we thought it was not value for money.

Thank Sueanne L
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

There may be reviews saying it's nothing special. However I find it impressive to have a delicate broth, not oily and well balanced. It's not beefy like just boiling tones of beef bone. It's more like a gentle beef consommé. Prices are not cheap but...More

Thank W_S_Ang
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I think this is one of the best food store of Gomtang which is Korean traditional meat broth. Its Gomtang has savor but looks simple. In fact, I love this house' Kimchi and Kkakdugi, which are well fermented and balanced with spicy taste and stweetness....More

Thank trippedonearth
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Briskly cold morning caught us in this area... walked into this place (looks very rustic)... people were devouring this steaming bowl of beef strips with what seemed like boiled rice... and beside the bowls were the ubiquitous mini bowl of spicy red cabbage... you guessed...More

Thank Chit0Z
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Definitely not for everybody but if you are looking for some real local food that also happens to be one of the most traditional Korean food than think no more. Yes it may be one of the most expensive Korean food but everything other than...More

Thank Blasius K
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighbourhood and
undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes
shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of
shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of
one another. The rise in popularity of Korean
cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a
must-see for visitors who come and marvel at
Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$38
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12, Myeongdong 9-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Neighbourhood: Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Phone Number: +82 2-776-5656
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