Sinseon Seolnongtang is a restaurant specializing in Seolnongtang (ox-bone soup). Thanks to its especially rich and sweet broth, the restaurant has gained in popularity, expanding nationwide. The Myeongdong branch in particular has become a must-visit stop for many Japanese tourists after the restaurant was featured in popular Japanese magazines such as VIVI, With, More, and Mine. An average of 50 Japanese visitors dine at the restaurant daily.
Besides the seolleongtang, other popular dishes at the restaurant include dumpling soup and rice cake (tteok) soup cooked with ox-bone broth, Suyuk (boiled beef), and Dolpan Sundae Bokkeum (stir-fried Korean black pudding in a hot dish). All menu items are available for take-out.
Sinseon Seolnongtang-Itaewon Branch
Sinseon Seolnongtang - Myeongdong Branch
Sinseon Seolnongtang-Hongdae Branch
, Seoul City Hall・Gwanghwamun
Korea Samgyetang serves up delicious samgyetang (chicken ginseng soup) made using only 4-year-old ginseng cultivated in Geumsan (a town famous for its ginseng) and chickens raised on local farms. Young chickens (no more than 49 days old) are butchered and delivered fresh daily, making for only the tenderest meat. The chicken is boiled with high-quality ginseng, dates, garlic, glutinous rice, and various medicinal herbs to make a flavorful and energizing soup.* Designated a “Best Korean Restaurant” by the Seoul Metropolitan Government
, Seoul City Hall・Gwanghwamun
Korean home style food-Hangaram
※Reservation will be confirmed within 24 hours
１．Abalone Bibimbap(전복비빔밥) KRW 13,000 (1 person)
２．Bori Gulbi Jeongsik(Dried yellow corvina set / 보리굴비정식) KRW 25,000 (1 person)
３．Bulgogi Jeongsik(Korean-bred beef / 불고기정식) KRW 30,000(1 person)
４．Ganjang Gejang Jeongsik(picked blue crabs in soy sauce / 간장게장정식) KRW 30,000(1 person)
５．LA Galbi Jeongsik(Korean BBQ Short Ribs / LA갈비구이） KRW 22,000(1 person)
６．Jangeo & Hwangtae-Tteokgalbi Jeongsik(set menu with eel & Grilled Dried Pollack / 장어황태떡갈비정식） KRW 43,000(1 person)
７．Abalone SaTaejang Jeongsik(Abalone Soy Bean Paste / 전복사태장정식） KRW 28,000(1 person)
８．Kimchi stew Jeongsik(묵은지김치찜） KRW 25,000(1 person)
Important booking information
※ You are required to provide full name while making reservation (Match with passport name)
※ No Refund will be made due to traffic conditions
※Voucher is only valid for selected dates and time slots
※Meals may be changed owing to the seasons, pictures are only for reference.
※Please notice that this coupon can't be used with other discounts and coupons.
※Show your paper voucher or E- voucher to the staffs.
※There are lot of people during the dinner period, so we recommended you avoid the crowd.
※Depending on the situation, you may need to be waiting on the site.
Basically Korean meals consist of bap (rice) and banchan (side dishes) comprising a lot of vegetables, meat, fish and poultry. The hansik tradition, however, is not only about ingredients, but also about the historical, cultural, nutritional, and philosophical background of food.
About the Store
The water used in Hangaram is a medicine water that brewed ganoderma lucidum and sage plant, which is good for improving fatty liver and cholesterol, strengthens immunity and good for diet and atopy. We offer nutritional rice that combines rice, seasoned thistle and Sibjeonaebotang together with 7 sub dishes and today’s soup.
By using seasonal ingredients without putting in artificial flavors, Hangaram puts the fresh and healthy taste as it’s priority. It is the representative Hanjeongsik restaurant where people regardless of age can visit.
In front of the backgate of Korea Bank, located in the center of Junggu Bukchang-dong, the new style Hanjeongsik restaurant has appeared. Located in the close distance of major tourist spots such as Myeong-dong, Namdaemun and Gwanghwamun, and five minutes by walk from City Hall Line 1·2, our restaurant is popular by providing excellent food and service by using healthy water that can reduce cholesterol, help diet, strengthen immunity and increase anti-cancer effect.
Our medicinal herb cuisines are based on oriental medical treatment by harmonizing sitology, gastronomy, dietetics, dietotherapy and others that helps to prevent diseases and improve personal health.
After the meal, we offer our customers amber sikhye that added the flavor of amber to the plain and delicious sikhye that decorates the last beautifully.
[About of Chef: Bong-Chan Kim]
After majoring in sitology in Myeongji Postgraduate School, our chef Bong-Chan Kim worked at the hotel and restaurants for over 15 years. He has more than 10 certificates related to nutritionist, food manufacturing & processing, Korean · Chinese · Japanese · Western food chef.
He worked as a nutritionist at Sejong Hotel, famous for Hanjeongsik until 2002, and started his own business.
To open the ‘Yaksun Hanjeongsik’ restaurant, he studied oriental medicine for the last four years, and developed natural seasoning and food materials such as soy products.
The cuisine he pursues is based on the Gungangbupin (it’s important to prevent the disease than treating when you’re sick) from the oriental medicine. He emphasized that his well-being cuisines will help to recover the energy of city people who has been weakened.
- Majored in oriental medicine, food recuperation department, industrial post graduate, Myongji University
- Worked as a nutritionist at Sejong Hotel
- Worked as a nutritionist at Ramada Hotel & Suites
- Lecturer of Daegu Shilla Cooking School
- Consigned Institutional Feeding of KOSSDA
- Participated in Canadian & Korean’s food education project with Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
- Published ‘nutrition workbook’ and ‘workbook for nutrition teacher’
- Appeared on Korean TV program
- CEO of Yakseon Hanjeongsik ‘Hangaram’
- Director of Korea Medicated Diets Association
- Awarded grand prize in <2014 Korea Value Management> Korean Food
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