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Hamheung Myeonok: A Must-Try Cold Noodle Spot in Seoul Sangdo-dong

The area around Sangdo-dong, near Jangseungbaegi Station in Seoul, can be described as a local business district frequented more by residents than intentionally sought-out visitors. With numerous apartments in the vicinity, you’ll find a variety of restaurants scattered around, offering options that locals frequent.

During a visit to the Sangdo-dong and Jangseungbaegi Station area, I stumbled upon a renowned spot for cold noodles. The restaurant, named “Hamheung Myeonok,” is known for its delicious offerings. I decided to give it a try.

“Seoul Sangdo-dong Noodle Restaurant, Hamheung Myeonok”

At Hamheung Myeonok in Sangdo-dong, the focus is on noodle dishes, particularly cold noodles. In addition to cold noodles, you’ll also find menu options like Galbitang (beef rib soup) and Mandu Guk (dumpling soup). However, as indicated by the sign, cold noodles are the specialty here. The menu at Hamheung Myeonok includes:

  • Mul Naengmyeon (Cold Buckwheat Noodles in Broth): KRW 8,500
  • Bibim Naengmyeon (Spicy Cold Buckwheat Noodles): KRW 8,500
  • Hwe Naengmyeon (Cold Buckwheat Noodles with Raw Fish): KRW 9,000
  • Wang Mandu (Large Dumplings): KRW 7,000
  • Extra Noodles: KRW 4,000
  • Galbitang (Beef Rib Soup): KRW 11,000
  • Special Galbitang: KRW 14,000
  • Tteok Manduguk (Dumpling and Rice Cake Soup): KRW 8,500
  • Suyuk (Boiled Pork Slices): KRW 18,000
  • Hwe Muchim (Seasoned Raw Fish): KRW 18,000

“Mul Naengmyeon, Bibim Naengmyeon, Hwe Naengmyeon…”

On the day of our visit, we ordered “Mul Naengmyeon,” “Bibim Naengmyeon,” and “Hwe Naengmyeon.” After placing our order, a warm broth was served. After a short wait, the main attraction, the cold noodles, arrived.

Overall, the cold noodles provided were delicious. In particular, it’s not easy to find a place that serves Hwe Naengmyeon, making this visit all the more enjoyable.

“A Simple Interior”

The interior of the restaurant is straightforward. It offers a relatively spacious setting, accommodating a large number of diners at once. The space can comfortably accommodate over 50 people, making it a great option for group dining.

When you’re in the Sangdo-dong or Jangseungbaegi Station area and craving cold noodles, Hamheung Myeonok is a local gem worth visiting.

“Seoul Sangdo-dong Hamheung Myeonok”

  • Address: 1st Floor, 219 Sangdo-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul (Postal Code: 06921)
  • Phone: 02-813-3392
  • Operating Hours: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM