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177, Walkerhill-ro, Gwangjin-gu | 1F W Seoul Walkerhill Hotel, Seoul 143-708, South Korea
Name/address in local language
+82 2-2022-0222
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Guam, Mariana Islands
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Stayed here on my stopover to Fiji. Had a great Lunch at Namu Restaurant. enjoyed the Food and view immensely. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank Leinad17
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132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Beautiful restaurant. I came here to try the Japanese food. I have order the grilled beef rice in hot stone. Food was excellent and the service is not bad.

Thank Kathleen L
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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473 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Had a private room with a wonderful view. Excellent food and wine was served and served with grace. It is a little on the expensive side but I think a nice treat for a special meeting or occasion.

Thank Mike54BU
Seoul, South Korea
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2013

Fusion Asian Food. I always eat set menu with some Wine or Sake. Nice place to take a date. Must make Reservation.

Thank vamp4u
Singapore, Singapore
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1,742 reviews
1,073 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 664 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2013 via mobile

This is a fairly large Japanese restaurant in W hotel, so expect the styling to wow you. I usually sit at the sushi counter to interact with the chef and this time, the sushi counter is circular, of course. All the dinner set menus are crazy expensive, usd90 - 200 so I was shocked and had high expectations at the... More 

1 Thank bcheong
New York City, New York
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128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Their sake menu is probably the most extensive menu in Seoul. All of the dishes are executed well. Any of the raw food is fresh and well balanced. Their soups are excellent. Some of their menu can only be found here at this restaurant in Seoul with the professional executed quality. This however is not the best Japanese restaurant in... More 

Thank Kidkong
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114 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We found it a bit too dark where we sat, which has a cage like thingy that you could close to get more privacy from other diners. But I couldn't see my food! And sight matters to me when eating because great food doesn't just taste and smell good, it looks good too. Be prepared, it ain't cheap. It certainly... More 

Thank JnY82
Grafton, Australia
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2012

as usual Whotel always put on an excellent show we dined here and the food was outstanding we been to this resturant for several times and always the food is outstanding well done service was also outstanding

Thank Chefgoldstar80
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2012

I am not a huge fan of Japanese food, but what I've eaten at Namu is probably the best I've ever tasted. Very sophisticated atmosphere too boot!

2 Thank Landed-SPG
San Francisco, California
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2011

I got enjoyed the set dinner sushi course. The fish was really fresh and the service was excellent.

1 Thank peter_vpnet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Bar, Asian, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177, Walkerhill-ro, Gwangjin-gu | 1F W Seoul Walkerhill Hotel, Seoul 143-708, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul
  • Phone Number: +82 2-2022-0222
Our modern Japanese restaurant Namu offers the coziness and intimacy of a tree. We offer traditional Japanese cuisine that has been reinterpreted with a contemporary twist

The restaurant features numerous compartments to maximize your convenience; the main floor of tables where you can admire at the view of the river; ‘Ice’ which serves sushi and sashimi, ‘Action’ which serves grilled menu and teppanyaki; and four private dining rooms suitable for business dinners. The elegant private dining room offering a panoramic view of the skyline of Seoul and Han River is especially fitting for social affair, special events, family gatherings, business luncheons and even first-birthday parties.

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