Looking for Halal food in Seoul? HalalTrip has compiled a list of some of the best Halal restaurants in Seoul, South Korea, that you can visit during your visit - for some great Halal Korean dishes as well as Halal Korean street food. Here's your must-have Halal food guide. Read on for more information!
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is a cosmopolitan city that is a great blend of modernity and history. People of all different ethnicities, cultures, and religions live and visit here. As a result, there are more and more restaurants coming up that offer Halal food in South Korea. You can find food from many different cuisines, some of the best Halal restaurants in Seoul serving authentic local and international dishes.
Here’s a list to get you set up!
1) EID - Halal Korean Food
Address: 67, Usadan-ro 10-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04408, South Korea
Contact: +82 70-8899-8210
Located very close to Seoul Central Mosque, EID is situated in a very convenient location for Muslim travelers to stop for a meal after prayers while they are out and about the city. Although the restaurant is quite small, it is very popular with locals and tourists because it serves some of the best Korean Halal food in Korea. The best part is that all their mouth-watering dishes are affordable and you get free refills for some of their dishes like soups, salads, rice, and more. Some of their most famous dishes include Beef Bulgogi and Samgyetang.
2) Yang Good BBQ
Address: 15, Nonhyeon-ro 95-gil, Gangnam-gu | Pyeonghwa Bldg. 1F, Seoul 06131, South Korea.
Contact: +82 2-567-7060
This is one of the few Halal restaurants in South Korea that serve authentic Korean BBQ. Although they do serve alcohol, all of their dishes are prepared using Halal ingredients and they also have non-alcoholic beverages. But the BBQ is the star, you can choose the tender unmarinated lamb or the juicy rack of lamb coated a delectable Korean sweet sauce! They also serve other authentic Korean food like their skewered lamb and fermented soybean paste soup.
3) Namiseom Coco (Kko Kko) Chuncheon Dak-galb
Address: 1045, Bukhangangbyeon-ro, Gapyeong-eup, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, Korea.
Contact: +82 31-581-2127
This is a restaurant serving Korean dishes, most of them chicken or vegetarian. So, if you’re a non-meat eater looking for some good quality food, this is a great option for you. There is also a bit of theatre to be experienced here, as the food is grilled right at the table in front of the guests. The most famous dish at Namiseom is the Dak-galbi or spicy chicken. They also offer free Halal-certified Korean drinks, and fried rice for large groups. Call ahead to make a reservation before heading here; it should be pretty easy to locate as it is situated very near the Nami Island bus stop.
4) Om Restaurant
Address: 129, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea.
Om is one of the best Halal restaurants in South Korea that offers authentic Indian and Nepalese fare. Located off Exit 7 of Gwanghwamun Station, it is quite easy to reach and conveniently located for Muslim tourists to stop off for lunch or dinner amidst sightseeing. The interior is decorated to make you feel as if you were actually in India or Nepal, just as the dishes are prepared by a native chef. The food is delicious and affordable, and they even have set menus for lunch and dinner. Make sure to chat with the staff and inquire about Halal standards as you order.
5) Myeong-dong Street Food
Address: Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea.
Contact: +82-2-1330 (travel hotline)
Myeong-dong is one of the major shopping districts in Seoul, and a trip to the city wouldn’t be complete without a shopping spree here. Along with the many international and local stores selling all kinds of products including clothing, accessories, footwear, and cosmetics, Myeong-dong is also filled with many restaurants and street food vendors selling all kinds of cheap, yet scrumptious dishes. Just walking down the street will make you hungry as the aromas hit you. Make sure to chat with the street food vendors and restaurant staff and ensure that the food is Halal, as many of them do sell Halal food.