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Small-Group Korean Night Food Tour

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Overview
Experience the fascinating culture of South Korea in one of the most authentic ways possible – through its local cuisine! On this 3.5-hour food tour, learn all about Korea’s culinary customs from your guide, an expert in local Korean food and culture, as you journey through the streets of Seoul. Explore the bustling district of Jongno-gu and visit three different food stalls and restaurants, as well as a traditional village, to try a variety of Korean foods such as Korean pork barbecue and try mixed Soju bomb drinks, savory and crispy Kimchi pancakes with traditional rice wine at an authentic Korean old school bar. You'll also taste one of the most popular Korean street food Tteokbokki which is spicy rice cake stew. Additionally, you’ll encounter hidden gems only frequented by Seoulites and off the typical tourist spots. Our fun and knowledgeable guides will give you insights into Korean culture and teach you eating and drinking customs.
Highlights
  • Hit the best food spots in Jongno with a guide
  • Stop at local eateries you may otherwise have missed
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 12
  • Get a more intimate glimpse into the area on a walking tour 
What to Expect
Start your tour in the evening near Anguk Subway Station in central Seoul, then head into the bustling streets of Nagwon-dong. With your guide to lead the way, step off the tourist trail and savor the flavors popular among Seoulites. In your small group—limited to 12 people—visit outlets and street food stalls, and sample tasty treats such as kimchi (fermented cabbage), and Koren barbecue. Along the way, listen as your guide sheds light on the role food plays in South Korean culture. Sample savory pancakes at a shijang (traditional flea market), and taste popular Korean alcoholic beverages including makgeolli and soju. Afterward, head on to the bustling Jongno district to conclude your tour among newfound friends in the neighborhood bars.
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Important Information
Departure Point
O'ngo Food Communications 온고푸드커뮤니케이션 - Korean Cooking Classes & Food Tours, South Korea, Seoul, Jongno-gu, Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa), 3층 12 삼일대로30길
Departure Time
6:00 PM
Duration
3h
Return Details
Jongno 3-ga, Subway Line 1, 3, 5, Myo-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Dinner - 3-course dinner
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Soju, Korean beer, soft drinks, traditional rice wine tastings
  • Visiting a Korean Traditional Hanok Village
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Handmade ice-cream
  • Entry/Admission - Insadong
  • Entry/Admission - Ikseon-dong Hanok Street
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Small-group tour operates with a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 10
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative date or full refund. If there are only 2 passengers at the time of the tour and you would like to proceed as scheduled, an additional fee of approx. USD $14 per person will be collected at the time of the tour; if there is only 1 passenger, the tour will be cancelled.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Restaurants are child friendly and offer non-alcoholic beverages like soda and/or juice; all children must be accompanied by an adult. Infants under the age of 3 are prohibited
  • Please note that the legal drinking age in South Korea is a 18-year-old
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Had a very nice evening with our guide Young, he was very nice and open to answer any questions we had. We really loved the food. We would have loved to learn more about the districts we visited though (we expected that as the food tours we did in Germany were like that). Still,
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Young did a good job navigating 10 of us in the group through narrow streets and fun food and drink stops. I’m a carnivore and there was plenty of selection. The key was to pace yourself since there are alcoholic beverages served at most stops. I would recommend this highlights
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This is a truly fantastic way to experience several delicious treats while in Seoul. Our tour guide, Mr. Young, was a true delight! He skillfully took our small group (10 people) to several restaurants. Upon arrival, we ate many delicious foods including kimchi pancakes, bbq
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With group eating in mind, the portion of Korean food is too much for a single person. This groumet tour enables you to eat three different kinds of traditional Korean food as well as alcohol. Very efficient.
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My husband and I joined our tour guide, Young and three other visitors for this delicious and fun tour of eateries tucked into the back alleys of Insadong. We visited three restaurants each specializing in a different traditional Korean food and had a drink paired to the food at
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  • Languages Offered: Korean
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