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Imun Seolnongtang 이문설농탕

  • +82-2-733-6526, +82-2-733-7866 (Korean)
38-20, Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Imun Seolnongtang has been serving its hearty seolleongtang for nearly a hundred years since it first opened in 1907. Even its name has a long history: the word imun comes from Imun-gol, the now-obsolete name of the restaurant’s location, and seolnongtang, an old variation of the word seolleongtang. During the Japanese colonial rule, the restaurant’s regular customers included Gijeong Son, the marathon gold-medalist at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. To make the rich seolleongtang broth, beef meat and bones are simmered for more than 15 hours. Try putting rice and minced green onion in your seolleongtang for a warm and tasty experience. Kkakttugi (diced radish kimchi), provided as a side dish, is also delicious. TIP: Kkakttugi and kimchi are available through self-service. Pay for your meal in advance.

Utilization information

・Specialty Menu : Seolnongtang
(ox bone soup)

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-733-6526,
+82-2-733-7866 (Korean)

・Opening date : 1902–1907

・Operating Hours : 08:00 ~ 21:00 (Sunday ~ 20:00)

・Parking Facilities : none

・Reservations : available

・Closed : Seollal (Lunar New Year), Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)
* telephone inquiry

・Structure Size : O

・Maximum Seating Capacity : O

・Smoking / Non-Smoking : Smoking available

・Menu : Seolleongtang (ox bone soup) 6,500 won
Premium Seolleongtang 7,500 won
Doganitang (beef knee cartilage bone soup) 10,000 won
Suyuk 25,000 won

Subsidiary Facilities

none

Subsidiary Facilities

none

Restrooms

Located inside restaurant / separated male & female

Access

Jonggak Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 3-1.
Go for 140m until Gongpyeong Gallery (공평갤러리) and then cross the road.
Go for 40m and then turn right after NH Bank (NH농협은행).
Imun Seolnongtang is located 70m ahead.

38-20, Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul


Traffic information

  • Subway Line 1 Jonggak (종각)- 313.4m
  • Subway Line 3 Anguk (안국)- 423.2m
  • Subway Line 5 Gwanghwamun (Sejong Center for the Performing Arts) (광화문(세종문화회관))- 675m

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