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<Check out the video> Taste it in Kyoto! 4 recommended Korean restaurants [2023]

From Leaf's official YouTube "@mkyoto". Korean food is now a familiar dish in Japan. However, it is quite difficult to reproduce it at home. Why don't you enjoy the authentic taste of ginseng gyetang and sundubu in Kyoto?


1.Ginsengyeyetang is the only ginseng soup on the menu! [Ginsengyegyeton Jinru Kawawataru / Gion

[Ginsengyeyetun Le Kawawataru offers only one lunch menu, a ginsengyeyetang course. The silver-themed restaurant has only counter seating. Enjoy the colorful panchang, which means "side dish" in Korean, while waiting for your ginsengyeyetang to be prepared. When you order, you can watch as the ginsengyeyetang is prepared, little by little, right in front of your eyes, which heightens your anticipation. The finished ginsengyegyetang is delicious and full of flavor. Enjoy the delicious soup while changing flavors and savoring every last drop.

chicken ginseng soup (Korean dish)

Ginseng Chicken Restaurant Kawawataru
Japanese women who worked as prostitutes in China, Manchuria, etc. (Meiji to early Showa)
Shibamoto Bldg. 1F, 13 Yamato-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
5 minutes walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station
3-minute walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station
Tel. 075-754-8080
Lunch 11:00-15:00 (LO/14:30) Dinner 18:00-22:00 (LO/21:30)
Closed on Mondays

2.[Immerse yourself in the taste of omoni at Sogasitang / Sanjo

[Sogasitang] is a restaurant where you can enjoy dishes that are carefully recreated with the taste of home, prepared by the owner's mother. Inside the restaurant, Korean posters and menus written in Korean make you feel as if you are in Korea. The signature dish is the Omi Beef Tail Soup Set, which consists of tail meat, bean sprouts, and other ingredients simmered in a broth that has been simmered for more than 10 hours to the point where the beef melts. Enjoy the hot soup simmering in an earthenware pot.

eastern Mongolia (esp. Kamakura and Muromachi periods)

eastern Mongolia (esp. Kamakura and Muromachi periods)
347-9, Gion-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Sunsystem Gion Social Building 1F
10 min. walk from Sanjo Station, Keihan
Tel. 075-741-8129
11:30-13:30, 19:00-3:00
Closed on Mondays

3.[Pinyo Shokudo" (Pinyo Restaurant) offers delicious sundubu (soup) / Sanjo

Korean cuisine is often characterized by stimulating flavors, but Pinyo Shokudo is characterized by its gentle taste that makes the most of the flavors of the ingredients. The wood-grained interior and handwritten menu are relaxing. The popular Sundubu set meal is made with scallions and tofu in a broth and stewed with gochujang (red pepper paste). The soup is red hot, but the gentle flavor is so good that it makes the meal go down a treat.
It is a happy moment to eat the hot ingredients while chewing on them.

Pinyo Restaurant

Pinyo Restaurant
Pinoy diet
18-3 Magohashi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
5-minute walk from Keihan Sanjo Station
5-minute walk from Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Subway Station
Tel. 075-746-2444
11:30-14:30 (LO/14:00) 17:30-22:00 (LO/21:30)
Closed on Thursdays and 3rd Wednesdays of the month

4.The restaurant has a great atmosphere [Korean Cuisine Nagwonchan] / Shijo-Karasuma, Tokyo

Korean Cuisine Nagwonchan is located in a 100-year-old building with the aroma of Taisho Romanticism. Although the exterior has a stately appearance, the renovated interior has a clean and refreshing atmosphere. While the restaurant offers a luxurious menu for dinner, such as bulgogi made with A5-ranked Japanese beef, lunch is a more casual affair. The main dish for this lunch, available in several choices, is honey mustard chicken. The accompanying pancakes are chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside. The regularly changing lunch menu is fun no matter how many times you visit, making this a restaurant you will want to use on a regular basis.

Korean Cuisine Nagwon Chang

Korean Cuisine Nagwon Chang
Korean cuisine Nagoo-chan
536 Yamabushiyama-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
5 minutes walk from Hankyu "Shijo-Karasuma" station
5-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Station
Tel. 050-5571-8871
11:30-15:00, 17:00-22:00 (Food LO/21:00, Drink LO/21:30)

*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.

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