SEOUL Eats: Hyung Nim Jeo Yeo KBBQ

Hyung Nim Jeo Yeo KBBQ | Tripadvisor
Address: 136, Eoulmadang-ro, Mapo-gu | 1f 2fSeoul 04053, South Korea
Opening Hours: 10:30am-9:30pm
Price: minimum of KRW 10,000 (~PHP 432)  per person
Will Return: YES!!
Date of Visit: April 27, 2019

I read before our trip that Hongdae is full of Korean BBQ places. I listed a few KBBQ places that I wanted to visit but we ended us just eating at this KBBQ place where we passed by. There were some groups who were waiting outside and they have a poster with Gordon Ramsay so we decided to try this place.

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MENU. I found their pricing quite affordable since it only a little pricier than Kaya, one of my favorite Korean BBQ restaurants in Cebu. They require each person to order ate least one item on the menu. Since the sides were already free, we just ordered:

1 Emperor Meat
1 Pork Belly
1 Soju

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INTERIOR. The place was just open and they have nice ventilation because I didn’t come out smelling too smoky after dinner. The tables were a little cramped but it didn’t bother us too much.

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They also provided us with plastic and a basket to store our bags and our coats for it to not smell too smoky after.

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Here’s us, in our cute table.

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FOOD. We enjoyed every bit of meat we ate there. They provided us with various side dishes. They served us kimchi, cabbage, lettuce, some ‘taogi’ and soup.

The meat was also tender and very tasty. We paired it with a bottle of Soju because every Korean who ate there were drinking Soju or beer  and we didn’t want to be out of place. lol We weren’t able to finish the whole bottle because we’re not heavy drinkers but the soju actually completed our whole Korean BBQ experience. 

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Here’s my bbq wrap before I rolled it and ate it. lol

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Cheers!

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I was already a little drunk by this time. lol 

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Would I recommend this place? Yes! We actually had a great time eating here. I’m sure there are a lot of better Korean BBQ places in Hongdae and in other parts of Seoul but I think this was place already a great find. The meat was tender and delicious and we saw a lot of Koreans eat here so maybe it’s a really legit KBBQ place.

SEOUL Eats: Hong Cup

Hong Cup | Tripadvisor
Address: 35 Hongik-ro 3-gil, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening Hours: Wednesday to Monday  (2pm-12am) – Closed on Tuesdays)
Price: KRW 3,000 (~PHP 130) – KRW 11,000 – (~PHP 475)
Will Return: Yes!
Date of Visit: April 27, 2019

We roamed around Hongdae and we passed by this busy stall that sells fried chicken with cheese. We needed to eat a little snack and being the cheese freaks that we are, we gave in and got ourself a cup. A lot of people were lining up when we arrived. I had to line up on the right side of the stall to order and waited for my number to be called on the left side.
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SEOUL Eats: Peony

Peony | Website
Address: 56 Eoulmadang-ro, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening Hours: 12:30pm-9:30pm (Monday to Sunday)
Price: around KRW 6,000 (PHP 260) per slice of cake
Will Return: Yes!
Date of Visit: April 27, 2019

We had a mini pre-wedding shoot the day before and we told our photographer that we were going to Hongdae the next day. She suggested that we try her most favorite cake in Hongdae, and so we did. She told us that she got this as her birthday cake last year so we got really curious. We made our way to Peony after navigating through Hongdae’s roads of endless shops selling everything from clothes to accessories to street food and just about anything.

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SEOUL Eats: Choigozip Hongdae Korean BBQ

Choigozip Hongdae KBBQ | Tripadvisor
Address: 25 World cup buk-ro 2-gil, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening Hours: 12pm-12midnight (Monday to Saturday). 12pm-10pm (Sunday)
Price: minimum of KRW 11000 (PHP 475) per person
Will Return: Yes!
Date of Visit: April 27, 2019

We visited Hongdae on our third day in Seoul. We wanted to eat a lot of street food and dessert so we just had light lunch at Choigozip Korean BBQ Hongdae. It’s located just outside of the exit of the train station.

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