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Authentic Food Tour in Seoul's Historic Jongro District

  • Evening culinary and history tour of the historic Jongro District
  • Visit three off-the-beaten-path restaurants you might not find on your own
  • Try authentic Korean dishes and hear the culinary history behind each from a guide
Authentic Food Tour in Seoul's Historic Jongro District
From USD 74.00
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Authentic Food Tour in Seoul's Historic Jongro District
From USD 74.00
Immerse yourself in the culinary and drinking culture of Seoul's historic Jongro District on this evening walking tour. Follow a guide to three different local restaurants to try traditional dishes such as chicken stew, Budaejjigae, pancakes, and Korean barbecue. Learn about the traditional foods served here, as well as the history of the district, through the guide's in-depth commentary. Limited to a small group of 10 people or fewer, this tour provides personalized attention and an intimate atmosphere.
What to Expect
Start the three-hour authentic food tour by meeting our local guide at 7pm in front of Jongno 3-ga (Line 5) Exit 6 in Jongno district, which is central-located and one of the most historical areas in Seoul. Your guide will open the door to you to experience Korean foods and culture.
Instead of visiting touristy places, your food options will be kept as Korean-style as possible. Follow your local guide to discover authentic and hidden restaurants where locals go. Your guide will share insights and stories. You'll see what typical and lively Korean routine life is like.
You will visit three different restaurants that are popular among Koreans. You will be enjoying unique and authentic Korean foods with various of Korean alcohol selections. Also, learn about Korean culture at each place. For instance, Korean drinking culture, etiquette, and Korean-styled cocktails.
The tour ends around 10pm, and you will be escorted to near Jongno 5 ga station.
Reviews (29)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Food Tour in -5 degree temperatures.

Excellent food tour, Youjung took us to a variety of places to try out a range of different foods (Rice cake, Korean BBq and Pancakes). She was very friendly and approachable and more importantly introduced us to some and rice wine. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NSH1104
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile
Great experience with authentic food and knowledgeable guide

We were a small group and had the pleasure of visiting three different authentic places for a Korean barbecue, rice cake and potato pan cake. The guide was flexible and gave us the possibility to choose from different restaurants. The food was great everywhere we...More

Thank jakobk449
Reviewed 6 November 2018
Terrific tour - fun food experience!

We were able to book a last minute tour and had a great time! The guide was terrific and the food was great - things we would have never tried and places we would have never found! The communication was great, very prompt and clear....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sylvia_m0
Reviewed 8 October 2018
Good Introduction to Korean Food

I had a great time on the Tour, Heeyoung was an excellent guide. We went to three restaurants (Korean BBQ, Rice cake, and Korean Fried Chicken). It was my second time in Seoul so even though I had eaten most of the types of food...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Frank G
Reviewed 13 September 2018
Awesome food tour!

This company was really understanding as I had to move my tour date due to being sick. They did not have a problem with it so I ended up being able to enjoy the food tour! Our tour guide, Eunbi, was very knowledgeable and shared...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Anna F
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Response from Ali0625 | Reviewed this property |
The tour starts at 19:00 so you should be able to make it and I will recommend it. As mentioned earlier, Eunbi is very helpful and will try to accommodate your needs. Please contact Seoulhunters website with your questions... More
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