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Mad For Garlic, Gwanghwamun D Tower Restaurant, in Seoul

Gwanghwamun D Tower is a building located to the east of Gwanghwamun Square. It opened as a mixed-use office space in October 2015. The building comprises commercial spaces from the 1st to the 5th floor, with office spaces separated from the 6th floor onwards.

With an impressive exterior resembling stacked boxes, the D Tower stands as a landmark embellishing the Gwanghwamun area.

“Diverse Dining Options at Gwanghwamun D Tower”

Gwanghwamun D Tower offers a variety of dining options. Particularly, from the 2nd to the 5th floor, you can find various restaurants. The space is designed in a staircase format with high ceilings, creating an open and sophisticated ambiance.

Most of the restaurants within this central area of Seoul, including those situated in the refined building, are operated as franchises and have garnered a substantial fan base.

“Mad For Garlic”

Mad For Garlic is a family-style restaurant specializing in Italian cuisine. They offer a range of Italian dishes such as salads, pasta, pizza, risotto, and even steaks. As implied by the brand name, garlic is used in nearly all of their menu items.

It’s worth noting that they source garlic from the renowned garlic-producing region of Uiseong-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do, known for producing 350 tons of garlic annually. The menu includes various items like bread, salads, pasta, pizza, risotto, and steak, and they also offer limited-time menu options. Due to the extensive menu and occasional changes, it’s recommended to refer to their website for specific menu details.

“Mad For Garlic, Gwanghwamun D Tower Branch”

You can also find a Mad For Garlic restaurant in Gwanghwamun D Tower, located on the 3rd floor. As you ride the escalator upwards, you’ll come across the Mad For Garlic outlet.

Thanks to the D Tower’s high ceilings and spacious layout, the restaurant provides an open atmosphere without feeling cramped.

Mad For Garlic offers various seating options. There are independent spaces that can accommodate four people, as well as seating arrangements in the open hall where you can enjoy the expansive ambiance.

As it is a family-style restaurant with moderate pricing, Mad For Garlic is a suitable choice for meetings, gatherings, and date nights, providing a pleasant atmosphere to enjoy a meal.

“Gwanghwamun, Mad For Garlic Gwanghwamun D Tower Branch”

  • Address: 3rd Floor, 17 Jong-ro 3-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Phone: 02-2251-5320
  • Operating Hours: (Daily) 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Last Order) – 9:00 PM
  • Website: Link