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Hwangnam Bread

347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
+82 54-749-7000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (4 reviews)
“red bean” (14 reviews)
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347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is always a long queue outside so you might have to wait a little bit. The bread itself is delicious, and the red bean filling has a unique sweet flavour.

Thank Jacob S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried 3 red bean bread from different shops and this one was the best for us!! The pastrie is good, not too sweet, not too heavy and perfect to eat with a coffee or a tea. We ate them for breakfast or as an...More

Thank Floriane D
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We pass-by a big shop with many staff making the red bean bread. At first, we have hesitation to buy because the minimum quantity per box is 20 pieces. As we were very hungry after a full day visit, so we bought a box and...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Loved the bread. You have to buy it fresh at the big shop on the main road which has a large kitchen at the back and the sale counter at the front. We had it still hot and it was great.

Thank david77melb
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Had a local take us to Hwangnam bread for a pre-lunch snack. They make a single product. It is similar to a kolach with a red bean filling. I am not a red bean fan but most of the rest of the group really liked...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I visit this shop after sightseeing for the old town and culture in Gyeongju. This is a large building and have a lot of staff. Inside is clean. The test of bread is yummy. Not too sweet for me.

Thank chawalit T
Reviewed 8 September 2016

At first I thought it will taste like the usual bread with red bean paste filling, but a bite of Gyeongju bread had totally changed my thought. The red bean paste is not too sweet and its' taste somehow quite different than my expectation of...More

Thank Akmal92
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I did understand why "this simple traditional bread filled with red bean inside" is famous and full of compliments in the moment I tried in first place. "Medium sweetness" had worked for both myself who's normally not into sweet things and my 7 year-old son...More

Thank Guijong B
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I personally do not like dessert. However hwangnam bread is not too sweet and the bean paste inside is smooth. I like it.

Thank Yilun L
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Locals said this is good & the original, but we've had other versions of red bean pies before. This version is not our preferred pie.

Thank Ernawati P
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Gyeongsangbuk-do  >  Gyeongju
  • Phone Number: +82 54-749-7000
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