Balwoo Gongyang
MICHELIN Guide 2017
5F Temple stay bldg. 56 Woojungguk-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Temple cuisine


Balwoo Gongyang forever changed the public perception of temple cuisine when it opened its doors in 2009. Till then, temple cuisine had been perceived as bland and flavorless, as it does not contain any garlic, green onions, chives, wild chives and onion in addition to being vegan. But, the dishes here boast a depth of flavor, seasoned with house-made gochujang, doenjang and soy sauce. Corkage service is offered during dinner service.

MICHELIN guide inspectors

One MICHELIN Star : High quality cooking, worth a stop!
Using top quality ingredients, dishes with distinct flavours are carefully prepared to a consistently high standard.
Good standard.

Meal prices

  • Lunch: set(30000/95000 KRW)) Dinner: set(45000-95000 KRW)

Good to know

  • reservations required

Additional information

  • Enclosed car park
  • Private dining rooms

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    198 m – 11-3 Insadong 10-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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