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2F, 116-14, Itaewon dong, Yongsan gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-749-0600
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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European, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2F, 116-14, Itaewon dong, Yongsan gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant at a friend's recommendation. It is located in the heart of Itaewon, so immediately it was an interesting experience since I like all the sights and sounds of Itaewon. Based on what others and the staff have told us, we...More

Thank dhcbecker
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This place has very good food. I usually go on special nights since it is a bit pricey, but worth every penny!

Thank Melissa J
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Very delicious foods. Place is nice, food is fantastic Strongly recommend this place. Staff speaks English and Russian. easy to communicate

Thank Hayk K
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have been coming to Zelen for a few years, but I don't believe I have reviewed it yet. It is nice to find good European food in Seoul - Zelen is one of such places. I have had so many different dishes and they...More

2  Thank shate
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good place both for business lunches and dining with friends. There's one warning: you'd better be hungry! The servings are huge :) It is a popular and often busy place, but I've never had any problems with service, regardless what other comments say.

Thank Vohla
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Went for lunch and the food was good, but I wouldn't consider it amazing. We ordered some appetizers (mushroom stuffed with cheese and also stuffed eggplants), salmon, and the Bulgarian meatball (more like a mini loaf) stuffed with cheese, pickles, and other ingredients. They were...More

Thank oak2wn
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We just went there recently with a bigger round. Reservation on a Friday evening is a must have. Service was ok. Beer order took quite long. Stuff was friendly and English wasn't a problem. We had salad and mushrooms as appetizer and was delicious. For...More

Thank Fabius M
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant in Seoul itewon more than 3 times. This time I went with my family. Spinach chicken is the best item among the menus. Chef form Bulgaria are working in the restaurant and you can enjoy the best Bulgarian cuisine in...More

1  Thank Seoulbaragi
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We first discovered this restaurant 10 years ago. It is still a wonderful restaurant and one that satisfies your craving for European "comfort food." The atmosphere of the restaurant is cozy and really lovely for a date night. We had great service and finished the...More

1  Thank Kristi S
Reviewed 8 February 2017

if you miss REAL food while being on this side of the planet, Zelen is your destination! Amazing variety of foods, drinks, salads and many more. Friendly staff and cozy atmosphere! FOOD IS SIMPLY GREAT!! I really recommend you to try the (Spinach Chicken Breasts)...More

1  Thank Firas A
Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
trendy international restaurants dot the area
alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2F, 116-14, Itaewon dong, Yongsan gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Itaewon
  • Neighbourhood: Itaewon
  • Phone Number: +82 2-749-0600
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