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Gobong Samgyetang

3F, 199-13, Euljiro 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul 04546, South Korea
+82 2-756-2300
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ginseng soup” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Korean, Soups, Asian
$$ - $$$
3F, 199-13, Euljiro 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul 04546, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered one of the traditional Sanghwang Samgyetang and Hanbang Samgyetang. What amazing flavour from the thick brown broth and the tender chicken. We found the Coex branch, which is near ASEM tower. The servers were friendly and as mentioned by other reviewers, there were...More

Thank YP C
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

As samyetang is everywhere in Korea, I wanted to try something less commercialise and more appreciated by the locals. Was recommended this place by a resident in Seoul. I ordered both the original ginseng chicken soup (KRW15000) as well as the one with a herbal...More

Thank LoneTraveller33
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Definitely a must visit! I have been here countless times every time I visit Seoul. Love the food here and service is consistently good.

Thank Wendi C
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Tried the chicken soup. The broth is brown and thick. Something different from the common soup I tried before. The broth are slightly tastier. The seafood pancake is big and thick. Overall.. A nice place to eat and do not expect to Wow..

Thank Vozza Jek Cheow M
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is famous about "Samgyetang". It is Korean popular cuisine, chicken soup. This Samgyetan is best taste I've eaten ever before. If you love chicken, you should come here.

3  Thank Sassasan
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

They have a good selection of food. Of course we were there for the ginseng chicken, and we ordered both from the menu. You probably need to add some salt because they do not add any condiments. Everything you need is on the table. Some...More

Thank superflydmw
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit if you are in the area and craving for a Samgyetang. Soup is creamy, chicken is soft, place is not super full and service is ok!

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The soup is thick and creamy. The way I liked it. Chicken is tender and very easy to manage on a side bowl. Kimchi is stronger tasting than usual but good match to the glutinous rice (found in the chicken). Topped w ginseng liquor, perfect...More

Thank Sky L
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Definitely a must try. I went there twice in a row before heading back. Still missing the soup. Will patronise this restaurant again.

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This restaurant is on the second floor of a building just opposite Metro Hotel in Myeongdong. There is no Englishnwords, but you can see the pictures on the ground floor The Samgyetang or ginseng chicken comes in individual serving. You get a full smallish chicken...More

Thank Ricky_SG
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighbourhood and
undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes
shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of
shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of
one another. The rise in popularity of Korean
cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a
must-see for visitors who come and marvel at
Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3F, 199-13, Euljiro 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul 04546, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Neighbourhood: Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Phone Number: +82 2-756-2300
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