Guide to Seoul Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.

Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (28 Listings)


  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 8 reviews
19-4 Banpo-Dong, Seocho-gu, Buk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Mon 10:00am-10:00pm, Wed-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, International, Korean

A natural food vegan restaurant at the bus terminal complex. Menu has photos. Located outside exit 1 in the metro station. Inexpensive.


  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 9 reviews
Temple Stay Building, 5th Floor, 71 Gyun Ji Dong, Jongno-Ku, Seoul, South Korea
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Cuisine: Vegan, Korean, Buddhist

Buddhist temple cuisine in a clean and modern space, at 서울시종로구견지동715F. 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. Some dishes can also be ordered for additional price. Moderate.


Cook and Book

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
Hapjeong-dong 361-26, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Mon 12:00pm-8:00pm, Thu-Fri 12:00pm-8:00pm, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Western, Bakery, Korean

Cooking school with a cafe, in Hongdae/Hapjeong area. Lots of vegan baked goods, soymilk for drinks and espresso. Nov 2015 reported to be fully vegan. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Eden Valley

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 3 reviews
187-4 Gumi-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do (at Ori-yuk, point-town B/D 207), Seoul, 463-870
Now Open: Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:30pm-8:00pm, Sun 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, International, Buffet, Korean

Restaurant and health food shop. All-you-can-eat buffet at lunch and dinner. Features brown rice, whole wheat bread, mock meats, 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 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.

Han Gwa Chae

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 21 reviews
30-9 Guan Hoon Dong, Jong Ro gu, Insadong, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Mon-Sat 11:30am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-8:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Buffet, Korean

Vegan 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 ingredients from small farms. The basic menu is composed of porridge, a soy-base soup, variety of cooked season greens, acorn jelly, tofu, and different sides. Organic fruit and seasonable tea served. Directions: Take Seoul subway line 1 to Jonggak Station, take exit 3, walk straight toward Geumgang Jehwa, turn left at intersection of Geumgang Jehwa, turn right at Sudo Pharmacy located centrally on Insadong St, 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.

Loving Hut - Gangnam-gu

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 2 reviews
Seoul, Gangnam-gu, Gaepo-dong 1218-16, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Asian, Korean

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 operated. This one, located at 서울 강남구 개포동 1218-16, serves vegan food, coffee and tea, non-alcoholic beverages, cake, and more. Veg shop attached. Dec 2015 reported still operating. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Moderate.

Oh Se Gae Hyang

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 23 reviews
14-5 Insa-dong 12-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:30am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese, Western, Korean

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. Last orders 30 minutes before closing. Moderate.


  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 21 reviews
Plant 63-15 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Tue-Sat 11:00am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Take-out, Bakery, Korean

Vegan cafe and bakery with a changing menu of sandwiches, kale salad, wraps, and occasionally veggie burgers. Also offers baked cakes, cookies, brownies, coffee and chai. Moderate.


  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
Bell Jongno-gu 154-18, Seoul, South Korea
Wed-Sun 2:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Macrobiotic, Organic, Western

A small, dessert and drinks cafe near Hyehwa station. Serves sugar free, gluten free, vegan baked goods like brown rice cakes, and drinks like grain coffee and black tea. Savory dishes are only available on the days of pop-up dinners - check facebook. Owner speaks English and offers cooking classes. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 18 reviews
Insa-Dong, Seoul, South Korea
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Cuisine: Vegan, Korean

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.


  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
1230-5, Gaepo-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Tue-Sun 9:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Asian, Korean

A small 100% vegan Korean restaurant serving traditional food; home meal style, Chinese style and street style. Some menu items are deckbokki, bulgogi & rice, jajangmyeon, jjamppong, deep fried vegetables, ramen, dumplings and more. Family-run with friendly owners. Closed Mon. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Seoul National University Vegan Buffet

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul, Asian Research Institute, Building 101, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Mon-Fri 11:30am-1:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Buffet, Korean

All-you-can-eat lunch buffet at Seoul National University open to the public. Directions: Get off at Seoul National University station exit 3, take bus 5513 to 법대입구 (law department stop), walk up the small hill from bus stop, and the cafe is there. Inexpensive.

Smile Jo's Restaurant

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 2 reviews
1171, Gaepo-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Mon-Tue 11:00am-9:00pm, Wed 11:00am-10:00pm, Thu-Fri 11:00am-9:00pm, Sat 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Fusion, Korean

Menu features rice and noodle dishes, brown rice, sides, house specialty dishes. Has wheat meat made with gluten. Move here Jan 2016 from 116-1 Sunae-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do. Address in Korean: 서울특별시 강남구 개포동 1171. Closes 1st, 3rd, 5th Sundays; 2nd and 4th Mondays. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Zero Plan

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 4 reviews
Dongjakgu Sadangdong 224-51, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Western, Take-out

Opened 2014 a small vegan dessert cafe. Offers a menu of vegan desserts plus drinks. Sometimes offers a pop-up restaurant with menu items including burgers, sandwiches, and pasta. Please check their website for details. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Bab Cooks

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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261-2 Buam-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Tue-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Take-out, Korean

A vegetarian Korean restaurant nestled in the quiet Buam-dong area. Serves salad and rice dishes like yeonibap. Also offers a variety of set meal options. Reported to HappyCow in January 2015 possibility that the restaurant is vegan; please inquire and report to HappyCow - thank you! Closed every day 3:30-4:30pm. Inexpensive.

Chorokddeul - Green Field

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Mangu-ro 18gil 6, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Korean

Traditional style Korean restaurant with floor seating. Offers many noodle dishes and stews, lotus-wrapped rice, fritters and sweet rice cake. Sells a variety of dried food and grains. Located near Subway line 1, Hoegi station exit 2. From there continue straight, turn right at the next big junction, cross the main road (Mangu-ro), and the restaurant is down the nearest side street (Clover pharmacy is on the corner), it's on the 2nd floor over Sarang Pharmacy. Moderate.

Di Shuei Restaurant

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 7 reviews
Basement 2, 188-6, Changchung-Dong 2Ga, Chuan-Gu, Seoul, South Korea
02-2276 0993
Now Open: Mon-Sat 11:00am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Chinese, Western, Taiwanese, Korean

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. Inexpensive.

Inno Jam Jam

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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54-58, Nogosan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Juice bar

Cafe, juice bar, jam shop in the basement of The Bread Blue (entrance around the corner). Uses organic fruit and raw sugar to make jam (some non-organic fruit used as well). All edibles are vegan. Some dairy in drinks. Owner speaks English. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Jack's Bean

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 22 reviews
Mapo-gu seokyo-dong 327-23, Seoul, South Korea
Thu-Sun 12:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Mediterranean, Take-out, Middle Eastern

Middle Eastern food restaurant, opened in 2012 and moved here in 2015. Offers falafel wraps, salads, hummus, chickpea soup, and other vegetarian food. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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Seoul-si, Jung-gu, Jangchung-dong, 2-ga, 188-6, Fo Guang Monastery, Seoul, 100-855
Now Open: Mon-Sat 12:00pm-7:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Taiwanese

Vegetarian Taiwanese Buddhist cuisine, with an abundance of vegan dishes on menu. Buffet during lunch, ala carte in the evening. Run by the temple. Dongguk Uni station, exit 2. Inexpensive.

Jogyesa Kitchen

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
45 Gyeonji-dong, 45-20 Ujeongguk-ro, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Mon-Sun 8:00am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Korean

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. 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. Note the bibim noodles has egg. Inexpensive.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 7 reviews
655-5, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Now Open: Mon-Tue 11:30am-9:00pm, Wed 11:30am-7:30pm, Thu-Sat 11:30am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Raw, Western, Mediterranean

Raw food restaurant, est. 2015. Serves fusion Mediterranean style raw or half raw dishes like warm burger and soup, salad with hummus. Owner speaks English. Moderate.

The Store Sajik-dong

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 2 reviews
1-7 Sajik-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian

Serves only vegetarian and vegan Tibetan and Indian style curries and dosa, chai and teas including soy milk options. Some dishes contain dairy, check with staff first. Name in Korean: 사직동 그가게. Open Tue-Sun. Closed Mon. Check for hours. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (11 Listings)

Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse

  • Veg Hotel/BnB
5.0 stars 5 reviews
1 Fl. Wausan-ro 38gil 24, Seoul

A woman-only veggie 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. Vegan meals are available upon request. Korean vegan cooking class included local market tour is available. Check-in is from 2-10pm, check-out at 11am.

The Bread Blue

  • Bakery
4.5 stars 7 reviews
54-58 Nogosan-dong, Mapo-gu, Nogosan-dong, Seoul
Now Open: Mon 10:00am-9:00pm, Tue-Sat 10:00am-10:00pm, Sun 8:00am-9:00pm

A 100% vegan bakery run by the owner of the former Veggie Holic Bakery in northern Hongdae. Serves a variety of sweet and savory baked goods with all bakery items vegan. Cafe does sell drinks containing dairy (soy milk is available). The owner and other staff are welcoming and some speak English. Located near Sinchon Station. Address in Korean: 서울 마포구 노고산동 54-58.

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