Seoul Restaurants

Balwoo Gongyang

  • 71 Gyeonji-dong Map It
  • Jongno-gu
  • Vegetarian
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 02/03/2016

Fodor's Review

The exquisite temple food at Balwoo Gonyang could convert the most diehard carnivore to vegetarianism—for the course of a meal at least. Cooking-monk Master Dae An's creative take on temple cuisine is as enlightening as it is creative. Each course introduces diners to different mountain herbs and Buddhist cooking techniques, reflecting Dae An's belief that food should be delicious, healthy, and fun. Some highlights of the ever-changing menu include ginseng with citron sauce, lotus-leaf rice, and a truffle-like mushroom soup. Not just for vegetarians, Balwoo Gongyang is for anyone wishing to expand their palate.

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71 Gyeonji-dong, Seoul, Seoul, 110-170, South Korea

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Published 02/03/2016


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