A vegan restaurant serving a variety of dishes. Inexpensive.
A vegan restaurant serving a variety of dishes. Inexpensive.
Address in Korean 서울시 종로구 견지동 71 5F (템플스테이정보센터 5층). Buddhist temple cuisine. Clean and modern space. Managed by a Buddhist nun from the Choe Gae Sa Temple across the street. Reservations suggested. In the second floor of the same building is very simple temple cuisine buffet for around 8000 Won. Some dishes can also be ordered for additional price. Moderate.
Adjacent to an animal rescue center. Every meal you purchase helps an animal in need. Serves ice cream, juices, coffee, dinner, lunch, and snacks. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Restaurant and health food shop. All-you-can-eat buffet, lunch cost around 8-9,000 and dinner 10-11,000 won per adult. Features brown rice, whole wheat bread, mock meat dishes, tofu with mushroom, salad bar, spaghetti, glass noodle, buckwheat noodle, brown rice cake, various side dishes. Uses many organic ingredients from its own farm in Wonju, Gangwon-do. Directions: Subway Bundang Line, get off at Ori Station, from Exit 2, turn right and walk 200m to Ori three-way junction, turn left at Nak Saeng Nong Hyup Bank, walk 100m to WA BAR (beer bar), the entrance is to the left, Eden Valley is on the second floor. Or Bus 303, 370, 1005-2, 9000, 9407: off at Sungwoo Star Us Office-tel (across street from Eden Valley). 60, 102, 116, 116-1, 116-3, 230, 300, 310, 380, 520, 700-2, 720-2, 810, 820, 1001, 1005-1, 1116, 1303, 1500-3, 3500, 5500-1, 7007-1, 8100, 9001, Airport Limousine Bus: off at Hanaro Mart (Agro-Fisheries market). 230, 9401, 9403, 9408, 9409, 9414: off at Ori Station (Dong Il High Vill). Moderate.
Seoul vegan restaurant, buffet style. Han Gwa Chae is an abbreviation for "rice with herbal medicine, fruit and vegetables". Food is prepared in a traditional, Korean (temple food) spirit, with locally grown ingredients from small farms. The basic menu is composed of porridge, a soy-base soup, a variety of cooked season greens, homemade acorn jelly, tofu, and different kinds of side dishes. Organic fruit and seasonable tea served. Directions: Take Seoul subway line 1 to Jonggak Station (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonggak_Station), take exit 3, walk straight toward Geumgang Jehwa, turn left at the intersection of Geumgang Jehwa, turn right at Sudo Pharmacy located centrally on Insadong Street (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insadong), walk 100m and on the left is Han Gwa Chae. Also nearby is Anguk Station on the Seoul subway line 3. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Large vegan buffet serving Korean food. Make your own bi bim bap, noodles, veggies. Costs 6000 won or less than US $5.00. Name: 고향산천 Inexpensive.
A vegan buffet with a variety of dishes. Moderate.
A vegan buffet restaurant with various dishes using seasonal produce. The atmosphere is zen-like, with natural wood paneled walls and serene white table tops. Located in the Sadang Station area. Closed on Sun. Moderate.
Part of international chain of vegan restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for veg living. Each location is individual family owned and operated. Serves vegan food, coffee, non-alcoholic beverages, and vegan desserts. The menu here includes stews and noodle dishes, fried dumpling, and soy cutlet. Large portions. Spacious. Directions: to Achasan take metro line nr. 5 (purple), Loving Hut will be in front when you go out from exit 1. Address in Korean: 서울 광진구 구의동 53-10 Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Part of international chain of vegan restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for vegetarian living. Each location is individual family owned and operated. Serves food, coffee and tea, non-alcoholic beverages, cake, and more. Address in Korean: 서울 강남구 개포동 1218-16. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Moderate.
Part of international chain of vegan restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for vegetarian living. Each location is individual family owned and operated. Serves vegan food, coffee, non-alcoholic beverages, a variety of vegan ice cream flavors, and more. Uses organic vegetables and non-GMO products whenever possible. Directions: Namseong subway stop exit 3 forward 500 meters. Address in Korean: ì„œìš¸ ë™ìž‘êµ¬ ì‚¬ë‹¹ë™ 218. Has outdoor seating. Reservations required. Cash only. Inexpensive.
Part of international chain of vegan restaurants inspired by Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for veg living. Each location is individual family owned and operated. Serves all vegan food, non-alcoholic beverages, and vegan desserts. Versions of Korean recipes done veg-style (soups, stews, sushi/kimbop, dumplings). Also sells packaged vegan faux meats like veggicken and veggie. Directions: It's by Yangjae station on Orange line, Exit 5, and it's south of the Han River in Poi-dong. Take subway line 3 to Yangjae Station. Take exit 5, bear right, and take bus 9, 18 or 21. Get off at the second bus stop, and Loving Hut is across the street; the crosswalk is to the right. There's a Starbucks across the street. Or take a taxi from Yangjae Station to the Samhomulsan area (around 3,000 won). Previously named SM Vegetarian Restaurant. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Part of international chain of vegan restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for vegetarian living. Has deli style take-out items (burger, hot dog, sandwich, salad) as well as cooked eat-in items, mostly Korean style (soups, stews, sushi/kimbop, dumplings). Also sells frozen fake-meat type products to take home. Also cakes and coffee drinks. Spacious, quick service, some English spoken. Directions: Sinchon subway stop green line #2, Exit #2, walk straight around 4 blocks, restaurant is on your left, a few buildings down from a corner Starbucks. Address in Korean: 서울시 서대문구 창천동 33-10호. Inexpensive.
Restaurant and health food shop. All-you-can-eat buffet, around 12,000 won per adult, features brown rice, whole grain bread, olive oil, natural seasonings, organic ingredients and seasonal vegetables from a restaurant-owned farm. Shop open 9:00-21:00. Address in Korean: ì„œìš¸ ê°•ë‚¨êµ¬ ëŒ€ì¹˜ë™ 897-8. Inexpensive.
Seoul vegan restaurant owned by well-known Korean vegetarian food company, Vegifood. 60-seats, Korean style seating. Each 12 tables introduce the world 12 saints' wise sayings and their pictures. Food is mostly Korean and Chinese with a few pasta and salad dishes. No galic or green onion. Located at Insadong near NakWonSangGa where there are many Korean traditional crafts and art works in the area. Metro: 1 line JongGak / 3 line AnGuk / 5 line JongRo3Ga. Straight in front of the end of the street on the nort side of the Ssamzigil Arts-Center. Moderate.
Vegan cafe/bakery serving sandwiches, kale salads, wraps and occasionally veggie burgers. The menu changes on a regular basis and is often updated on the PLANT facebook page. Bakery has cakes, cookies, brownies, poundcakes and more. Coffee and chai available. Formerly Yona's Kitchen at Plant Studio. Changed to PLANT May 2014. Moderate.
A small vegan cafe near Hyehwa station, serving local, organic, sugar free, gluten free baked goods and drinks. Also offers cooking classes. Owner speaks English. Address in Korean: 주소는 종로구 명륜4가 154-18. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Features panchan (side dishes), soups, vegetable dishes, and traditional music & dance. Started by a former monk. Directions: right in the heart of the Insadong area. It is about mid way between the two ends of Insadong Street. In Aug 2010, Sanchon had a type of "health food store" right on Insadong - and the sign said temple food. To get to the restaurant, follow the little alley right next to the health food store all the way back. Expensive.
Menu features rice and noodle dishes, brown rice, sides, house specialty dishes. Has wheat meat made with gluten. Mountains view. Has wi-fi. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Cooking school with a cafe that's open one day/week and looking to open more days starting Oct 2014. In Hongdae/Hapjeong area. Lots of vegan baked goods, soymilk available for drinks and espresso. Mostly vegan food. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Korean name 적수방, Chinese 滴水坊, address 서울시 중구 장충동 2가 188-6. Offers meals and also sells vegetarian snacks, biscuits, and sweets from Taiwan. Staff speaks Korean and Chinese. Directions: take Metro Line 3 Dongguk Univ Exit 2, walk out straight and you will see a "太極堂" building, go to alley beside it and look for "佛光山寺," and the restaurant is in basement 2. Note that the building does not look like a Buddhist temple, although it does have a temple in basement 1. Closed on Sun. Inexpensive.
Mostly vegan food. Might use honey in some things. Name in Korean: 현미이야기. Address in Korean: 노원구 공릉2동 335. Name in English: Brown Rice Story. Inexpensive.
Middle Eastern food restaurant, opened fall 2012. Offers falafel wraps, salads, chickpea soup, and other vegetarian food. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
A simple kitchen run by the Buddhist Jogyesa Temple with a limited menu: 3 noodles and 2 rice main courses. Main course comes with kimchi, plain rice and seaweed soup which is self-serve. As of Oct 2014, standard price of 4000W. You buy the meal ticket at the temple's souvenir shop first, give it to the staff and tell them what you want. Some staff speak limited English. Please note that the bibim noodles has egg. Inexpensive.
Please send HappyCow some details! Inexpensive.
Located at the beginning of the market street. Sells a variety of rice cakes for take out only (no seating). Owners are vegetarians. Cash only. Moderate.
A vegetarian restaurant on the grounds of an Adventist hospital. Has plenty of vegan options. Inexpensive.
A vegetarian buffet restaurant with plenty of vegan options. Moderate.
A small vegetarian cafe with just 3 or 4 menu items such as burgers, cake, pie. Menu changes every week or 2 weeks. Ask for vegan options. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.
Serves meat, veg options available. It's near the Creative Museum. Lunch starts from around 20,000 won, dinner from 30,000. With separate veg and non veg menu. The fixed menu is the only option for dinner, and once the dishes start coming, they keep coming. The meal essentially consists of a wide assortment (about 15-20) of Korean-style amuse-bouches, from salads, kimchi, soups (cold and hot), to noodles and sweets. Plan on at least 90 minutes for a meal. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.
Serves meat, veg options available. Mexican food is not common in South Korea so this is a find. You can build your own burrito, plus has other vegan choices or dishes that can be made vegan. Address in Korean: 서울시 서초구 서초동 1303-35 강남 채영 데시앙루브 104호. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Serves meat, veg options available. Offers Southern-Californian style salads and sandwiches. Has lentil and tofu, and you could customize your salad. Sources vegetables from local farms as well as imports. Open kitchen, free wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Serves meat, veg options available. Clearly labels the vegan and vegetarian items on the menu. Offers a vegan set meal, cashew cheese with bread, vegetarian sushi, a raw vegan dessert, organic beer and wine, coffee and tea. Produce is sourced from a local farm in Yeoido, Pajeory. Directions: Restaurant is attached to a playhouse across from Ethiopia Cafe. Walk out exit 8 Shinchon Station straight up the hill, take the left across from the big church, walk over the little bridge, and you will find Sukkara on the right side. Closed 1st, 3rd Mon of month. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.
Serves meat, veg options available. The owner is a former vegan and is very accommodating. Many items on the menu have vegan options, and many of the stable ingredients such as the rice, beans, and guacamole are vegan. Directions: From Itaewon station go out exit 4, once you are at the top of the stairs, go down the street behind and to the left of the stairs you just came up, and it's on the right 50 feet up the street. Closed Mon. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
A woman-only eco-friendly house in Sinchon/Hongdae, Seoul, catering to women backpackers and travelers. It provides a water purifier by red clay ceramic ball, so guests don't have to buy bottled water. It also has mobile phone rental service. Vegetarian and vegan meals are available upon request. Check-in is from 3-10pm, check-out at 11am. See website for details.
Organic food market and Christian bookstore. Stock varies and includes veggie meat, organic legumes, packaged foods.
Vegan bakery operating within Plant Studio, Monday through Saturday. Near Itaewon/Noksapyeong Stations - Line 6.
All vegan bakery and cafe with large selection of in-house-made pastry, cookies, cakes and bread, in addition to in-house-made chocolate truffles. Coffee and soy milk-based drinks available, as well as organic lemonades. Sells soy/coconut ice cream. Previously located at Donggyo-dong.