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Hwangsaengga Kalguksu

78, Bukchon-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03053, South Korea
+82 2-739-6334
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Korean, Soups
$$ - $$$
78, Bukchon-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03053, South Korea
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

It was a cold windy and rainy day in Seoul. After finishing our visit at the palace we decided to take lunch here. Came around 2pm and there only 2 tables occupied, both by korean. It s a sign of good thing for us that...More

Thank HgLoria133
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Was walking around the Neighbourhood and came across of this restaurant. This place has a simple menu. We ordered the dumplings as big as our thumb and noodles soup. The soup based was not made by beef broth. We also ordered one set of their...More

Thank Nicoleng23
Reviewed March 2, 2017

You come here to eat freshly made titanic dumplings (USD8-10) that are priced so fairly in spite of the restaurants popularity that you deeply want to cheer on the owners and thank them for their modesty. This restaurant is perfect for those who just finished...More

2  Thank Alcovesph
Reviewed December 31, 2016

The restaurant consists of 2-storeys. During the peak hour (e.g. lunch hour), longer waiting time at the waiting hall is expected. The choices of dishes are limited, but it is delicious. The service is above average. It is worth to have a korean style lunch...More

1  Thank RonaldFan
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Nothing worth the hype, just huge dumplings and huge servings of noodles. Disappointing to make the trip to find the restaurant.

1  Thank teddymm07
Reviewed November 15, 2016

After visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace and heading for Bukchon Village, my boyfriend and I stumbled upon this place for lunch. There was no wait (at 2.30pm) and service was prompt. We ordered the Jumbo Dumplings (picture menu) for 9000 won each and were given spicy and...More

Thank Annarion
Reviewed August 25, 2016

My boyfriend and I were looking for a lunch spot after our visit to Changdeokgung palace and we came across this restaurant. The menu is limited but all you need are the dumplings and the noodles, both of which were delicious and a highlight of...More

Thank Melody L
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Very nice dumpling, waitress as usual seems in a bad mood but after some nice smile from us they also brighten up. A good place to have lunch after the palace visit

Thank Brian D
Reviewed March 17, 2016

My friends and I went overboard and ordered way too much but we thoroughly enjoyed the dumplings and noodles. The waitress tried to tell us and discourage us on the food order. Hmmm…let's just say we learnt our lesson. We had 2 orders of the...More

Thank Blueming
Reviewed March 11, 2016

Easily located around the Samcheongdong / Bukchon area, it was a very cold night and i was in the neighborhood and decided to first check if there is a queue here, turned out I was in early and gotten a table immediately without wait. Ordered...More

Thank manucanuck
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11:00 - 21:30 everyday, except new yearday, seolnal
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78, Bukchon-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03053, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Jongno-gu
  • Neighbourhood: Jongno-gu
  • Phone Number: +82 2-739-6334
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