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Hwaroyeon Myeongdong

#6,326 of 119,689 Restaurants in Seoul
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
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21, Myeongdong 9-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04534, South Korea
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+82 2-755-8592
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Hua Hin, Thailand
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for our last night in Seoul to enjoy Korean BBQ. The servings are very big, so the set A is quite enough for 2-3 people. The service is so-so, but they try their best to accomodate foreigners. More authentic then other touristic places in the area.

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Thank Strat1964
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We chanced upon this restaurant while shopping in Myeongdong and decided to give it a try. Despite the language barrier, the service staff was patience and tried her best to understand what we want. The meat was good and the BBQ was done just right to our liking. We ordered the Korean beef and it did not disappoint us ...... More 

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Thank Tony88SG
Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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120 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

This restuarant is one of the famous grill shop in Myeongdong, it locate opposit the sky park hotel. The service is good, you can choose the set of pork or beef. There a many set with different combination of meat for your choice, and also a la cart is available. The food size is superb big. All other side dish... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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300 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

The restaurant offers decent food at affordable pricing - I cannot fully understand the complaints in other reviwes however can only express the positive attitude of the staff - especially trying to overcome the language barrier otherrevreviews about the service

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Thank FamTrescher
Tanjung Pandan, Indonesia
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133 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

The food is great, nice well seasoned and juicy pork and premium beef meat is grilled to the perfection. The side dish is good. The soup is great. The server is able to speak basic english which is good. The restaurant seems small from the outside but its quite spacious, they even have more dining area at the basement. We... More 

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Thank Marwan1985
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

Bad service. Staff kept hard selling us more food. When we refused to order what she had recommended, we were faced with bad attitude. Meat were not marinated. Sky high prices compared to other bbq places. Overall, a terrible experience.

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Thank jas T
Singapore, Singapore
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214 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

We tried this as it was written in one of the KTO review, thinking they will server Korean beef. Was disappointed that the beef ( except for tongue and bones) are all non Korean beef but import. Anyway, we ordered a set beef BBQ meal and food is quite satisfactory. The marinated beef is good because the marinated source is... More 

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Thank PamelaCheong
Stockholm, Sweden
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172 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013

The food at the restaurant we had was ok, but the service and the people working there were terrible. Rude and not interested of giving anything extra in form of a smile, kindness or awareness. Don't go there..

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Thank WGarvin
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

Came here with 2 other friends for dinner. This place was recommended by our hotel's concierge. Located at the famous Myeong-dong shopping district, it was a small restaurant, cosy with friendly and helpful staff. We ordered the premium beef/rib, mushroom, pancake and kimchii soup. A waitress cooked/grilled the food at tableside, making sure the food was cooked just right before... More 

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Thank Mytrip683
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012

This place was recommended to me by the concierge at my hotel as a place that is known for its pork. I got both pork and beef, and it was cooked for me tableside (Korean BBQ style) by a waitress who spoke almost no English, but was happy to establish communication via single words and sign language, and made sure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, Korean, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21, Myeongdong 9-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04534, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Neighbourhood: Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Phone Number: +82 2-755-8592

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Myeongdong / Namdaemun

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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 Shinsaegae’s massive department stores are also popular draws for both Korean and luxury products. The department stores, just like Myeongdong’s streets, are crowded around the clock. Myeongdong’s many street food carts are also immensely popular for their inexpensive and quirky offerings (French-fry-encrusted corn dogs, anyone?). The neighbourhood’s popularity, as well as its close proximity to other popular sights and neighbourhoods, makes it one of Seoul’s most popular places to stay.
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