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Samcheonggak

330-115 Seongbuk-2dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-765-3700
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Fine cuisine

We booked for lunch through our hotel concierge and made use of the free shuttle service provided... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
mwen97
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Singapore
How the Emperor use to eat?

That's how it was pitched to us. I'm not so sure. The food is just ok. Tastes more healthy than... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Colin L
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Established in 1972 as a special Korean saloon (“Kisaeng house”) for high ranks, this building now serves as a cultural place in Seongbuk-dong.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
23 May 2017
“Fine cuisine”
10 May 2017
“How the Emperor use to eat? ”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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330-115 Seongbuk-2dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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+82 2-765-3700
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We booked for lunch through our hotel concierge and made use of the free shuttle service provided by the restaurant. Was at the pick-up point five minutes before the scheduled time and the van arrived promptly to bring us there. The drive up a meadering...More

Thank mwen97
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

That's how it was pitched to us. I'm not so sure. The food is just ok. Tastes more healthy than delicious. Would come here more for the stroll around the surroundings before and after dinner...

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The location on a hill was superb. It creates an anticipation for things to come. We had lunch there and went for a set has most of the items we wanted to try. We were told that they will need 20 minutes to prepare the...More

Thank YWengC
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We brought our daughter to Korea for the first time and wanted to experience some of the traditional korean cuisine. And this place was fantastic. We came here for lunch on a Sunday at noon. When we fist arrived we were the only people but...More

2  Thank Yeowang
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We indulged in a Sucheong Sura (a.k.a. The King's Dinner). There were 13 courses; very much like a fantastic "tasting menu" of authentic Korean cuisine. We were entertained by traditional Korean musicians and had a thoroughly wonderful experience.

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We had a group event. The food was decent. Venue was fantastic. Entertainment was first rate. Great for large gatherings. So near Seoul but so high up and surrounded by greenery.

2  Thank Rshukla51
Reviewed 30 January 2016

If you want to experience a good quality Korean banquet meal in peace with a great view then this is a good place. The prices are a little high but the service is good and the variety and volume of food is very good. January...More

Thank Murray C
Reviewed 5 August 2015

A quaint, well-maintained restaurant/tea house with a great view. A bit expensive but worth it. The environment around is also so peaceful and beautiful it's lovely to just go out and take a long walk after a tea. I love going there every time I...More

Thank Rina Y
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Highly recommended place . A place to relax, to take photos, to have lunch... Serene atmosphere and romantic feel.

1  Thank Traveller201188
Reviewed 22 November 2014

There is a free shuttle to Samcheonggak, which we took from Gwanghwamun area at Gallery Hyundai stop. It's about 10 to 12 minutes bus ride to there. If you would like to dine at the restaurant for Korean course meal, do make a reservation. Since...More

6  Thank rain498
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Response from Yeowang | Reviewed this property |
You need to call to make a reservation. If you are staying at a hotel they can assist you with reservation. There is no shuttle available, only by a car or taxi. The restaurant can call the taxi for you but you might... More
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