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Gwangmyeong Cheolsan Station Kalguksu Restaurant: Deungchon Shabu Kalguksu

“Deungchon Shabu Kalguksu” is a prominent franchise restaurant known for its combination of “Shabu-Shabu and Kalguksu.” Offering a hearty meal at a reasonable price, it’s a go-to place for those craving Shabu-Shabu.

Deungchon Kalguksu originated in Deungchon-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul. It gained fame due to word of mouth among Kimpo Airport employees who found it exceptionally delicious.

Currently, you can find franchise restaurants under the name “Deungchon Shabu Kalguksu” in various locations. It’s not only popular domestically but also has branches overseas, including Vietnam. Starting with the Ilsan main branch, it expanded nationwide and even internationally as the pioneer of Shabu Kalguksu, a three-course meal consisting of “Mushroom and Vegetable Shabu-Shabu, Kalguksu, and Fried Rice (Porridge).”

“Gwangmyeong Cheolsan Station Kalguksu Restaurant: Deungchon Shabu Kalguksu”

The area around Gwangmyeong Cheolsan Station is one of the main commercial districts in Gwangmyeong. It’s characterized by apartments surrounding Cheolsan Station, representing a typical jar-shaped commercial area. Thanks to this, you can find various restaurants in this area, including Deungchon Shabu Kalguksu.

“The Menu at Deungchon Shabu Kalguksu”

The menu at Deungchon Shabu Kalguksu is simple, consisting of the following items. The price per person is around KRW 9,000, making it quite affordable compared to other menu items. (Due to the rapid increase in prices in 2022, there is a possibility that prices have risen further.)

  • Mushroom Kalguksu: KRW 9,000
  • Perilla Seed Kalguksu: KRW 9,000
  • Shabu Beef: KRW 9,000
  • Vegetables: KRW 3,000
  • Noodles: KRW 2,000

“Enjoying Deungchon Shabu Kalguksu as a Course Meal”

One of the great aspects of Deungchon Shabu Kalguksu is that you can enjoy it as a course meal. First, you start by placing vegetables and meat in the broth. After satisfying your hunger a bit, you make Kalguksu and enjoy it. Then, when you’re still a bit unsatisfied, you can make fried rice with an added egg to round off the meal.

Starting with meat and vegetables, moving on to noodles and rice, it naturally progresses as a satisfying course meal, providing a hearty dining experience.

“Gwangmyeong Cheolsan Station Kalguksu Restaurant: Deungchon Shabu Kalguksu”

  • Address: 12 Cheolsan-ro, Gwangmyeong-si, Gyeonggi Province 14237
  • Phone: 02-2066-7330
  • Website: http://www.deungchon.com
  • Business Hours: 11:30 – 23:00