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Samwon Garden Main Store

623-5 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-548-3030
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (21 reviews)
“kimchi” (8 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Barbecue, Korean, Asian
623-5 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just left and fell that I threw 200 usd in the trash!!! US$65 for a tiny piece of skirt steak is outrageous. Nobody speaks English and don't even try to help. Nobody explains what they are putting on the table. Horrendous, stay away!!! Most overpriced...More

Thank Thiago Q
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Are you a business guest with an unlimited bank account? Are you looking to burn hard earned money in a wood-fired grill? It's a long story of how my father, a frequent visitor to Seoul choose this place, but I'm pretty sure it was a...More

Thank swift_beaver
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with our two sons aged 11 and 9 and has a fantastic time. We didn't have any Korean speakers with us so we had to try and explain and use pictures to order but this made it fun. The food was...More

Thank NeilJ-HongKong
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic night great food kept the soju & beer flowing . Very attentive with their service Highly recommend

Thank Haze057
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Some business colleagues and I had a terrific dinner in a private dining room. We had several types of beef, some shrimp and delicious Korean BBQ vegetables. KimChi was outstanding. Best we had in Seoul. Better than average, attentive service.

Thank RickKristen
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Samwon Garden to regular korean barbecue is like a fancy hotel brunch to a bacon and eggs in a diner. The food is top shelf but not necessarily the best of the best (certainly, considering the prices). The dining room setting is formal and somewhat...More

Thank Maxim B
Reviewed 20 October 2016

i went with my family. we are all big eaters so, we each ordered an entree of soup ("tang") as well as the bbq ribs ("galbi"). we agreed that the food was good but, not outstanding. in a city full of excellent bbq meat places,...More

Thank jenchan000
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We had a business dinner here thus evening for a party of 10. As I have been here before , the relatively higher prices did not put me off. The quality of Kalbi short ribs from locally reared Korean cattle is excellent as usual. Many...More

Thank mikeylim
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

They have the best quality of grilled beef, which is mouth-watering. Galbi Tang (beef soup) and Bibim Bap (hot stone rice) are also memorable. However remember to prepare enough money in you pocket! 😋 這邊有首爾市內品質最好的烤牛肉,吃過後絕對讓你流連忘返!牛骨湯及石鍋拌飯也都令人回味!~ 但餐點的價位也絕對讓你下一跳 🤓

Thank 元豪左
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My student gets paid well and is a regular at this restaurant and took me another teacher out for lunch. The food is above average (can't go wrong with marinated meat) but the service wasn't great. I had to keep asking for water and refills...More

Thank LASeoulGuy
Apgujeong / Cheongdam
Aside from Sinsa / Garosugil, no other area in Seoul
connotes the words “luxury” and “fancy” like Apgujeong
and Cheongdam. Global luxury brands have set up their
flagship stores here, catering to the neighbourhood's
mostly affluent residents. It’s also one of the top
areas in Korea (some say the world) for cosmetic
surgery, attracting hundreds of thousands each year
for a little nip or tuck. The other parts of Apgujeong
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9 November 2016|
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Response from LASeoulGuy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I just saw your message. I'm curious what you thought about it.
6 June 2016|
Response from Cheri A | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get many vegetarian selections
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$36 - US$1,435
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623-5 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Apgujeong / Cheongdam
  • Neighbourhood: Apgujeong / Cheongdam
  • Phone Number: +82 2-548-3030
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