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Seoul Gwanghwamun Luxury Hanjeongsik Restaurant ‘Jinjin Sura’

When there’s a significant occasion or an important meeting, it’s necessary to find a place for a neat and formal dining experience. In such cases, “Jinjin Sura” can be a good choice.

Jinjin Sura is a restaurant specially designed for important meetings like business gatherings or formal occasions. As a result, there are no tables in the restaurant, only private rooms.

“The Origin of Jinjin Sura”

Jinjin Sura is a combination of the words “Jinjin” and “Sura”. Here are their meanings:


  • The taste is so good that it sticks to the mouth.
  • Abundant in goods or the like.
  • Very fun or enjoyable.


  • A term used in the palace to respectfully address the king during formal ceremonies.

Combining these two words, the name “Jinjin Sura” was created, signifying “serving food to customers with utmost care, as if offering rich and delicious dishes to a king”.

“Presentation with a Beam Projector”

Jinjin Sura consists entirely of private rooms. In each room, you can find a projector and sound system for presentations. This makes it an excellent place for business meetings where you can utilize the equipment provided in the room for presentations.

“Hanjeongsik Course Served in Rooms”

The menu at Jinjin Sura consists of hanjeongsik, a traditional Korean full-course meal. There are lunch and dinner menus available. The lunch menu ranges from ₩20,000 to ₩30,000 per person, while the dinner menu is priced between ₩50,000 and ₩80,000 per person. One noteworthy point is that they offer a menu for “vegetarians”.

We ordered the dinner course menu. The course consists of three dishes, followed by the main course, and finally, dessert is served. In this meal, there were two vegetarians, so we ordered both the vegetarian menu and the regular course menu.

The hanjeongsik offers a variety of dishes including salad, assorted platter, short rib soup, seasoned raw beef, sashimi, LA-style short ribs, grouper, along with stone pot rice and soybean paste soup. After the meal, dessert was served, which included rice cakes, fruits, and omija tea.

“Selling Beverage Menu Including Coffee…”

Jinjin Sura also sells beverages, including coffee. Various types of coffee and regular juices can be ordered after the meal. The prices for drinks are generally reasonable, ranging from the ₩4,000s.

Due to its room-based setup, Jinjin Sura is an excellent place to utilize for important occasions like business meetings or formal gatherings. It’s worth keeping this place in mind for future important events. However, while they offer a wide variety of dishes, the portions are not particularly large.

“Seoul Gwanghwamun Restaurant, Jinjin Sura”

  • Address: Tower 8 Building, B1F, 201-206ho, 7 Jong-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Phone Number: 02-6226-8191
  • Operating Hours: (Daily) 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Closed daily from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
  • Website: http://www.jinjinsura.com