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Seoul Gwanghwamun Homestyle Restaurant: Hooni’s Dining Table

The area around Gwanghwamun Square is one of Seoul’s representative office-dense regions. It’s home to various government offices, embassies, media companies, and major corporations. During lunchtime, you can witness a multitude of office workers heading out for their meals.

To cater to this demand, you can find a variety of restaurants in the underground shopping malls of large buildings. In particular, in the basement of the “KMI” building located west of Gwanghwamun Square, you’ll discover a plethora of dining options.

“Seoul Gwanghwamun Homestyle Restaurant: Hooni’s Dining Table”

Hooni’s Dining Table is a restaurant located in the underground shopping mall of the “KMI” building. It follows a homestyle dining concept, offering a different menu every day. This means you can visit without the worry of deciding what to eat, and enjoy a diverse range of dishes daily.

The meal comes with a variety of side dishes, around 7-8 different ones, along with soup and rice. On the day of the visit, “Kimchi Stew” was the main dish, accompanied by side dishes such as kimchi, assorted greens, fried fish cakes, and sautéed mushrooms.

“Lunch: ₩7,000 per person”

The price per person for lunch is ₩7,000. Moreover, this is one of the few places where you can have breakfast, priced at ₩6,000.

Considering the recent steep rise in prices, with lunch costs easily exceeding ₩10,000, the price of ₩7,000 is quite attractive. As a result, during lunchtime, you’ll often see a line forming at this restaurant.

“A Neat Homestyle Restaurant Atmosphere”

Given the affordable prices and its location in an underground shopping mall, the restaurant maintains an interior that exudes a good value for money atmosphere.

As a result, this place is best suited for those seeking a cost-effective meal rather than an upscale dining experience or an important business meeting.

“Seoul Gwanghwamun Homestyle Restaurant: Hooni’s Dining Table”

  • Address: 54 Sejong-daero 23-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Phone: 02-723-3487