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Suwon Yeongtong’s Famous Chinese Restaurant “Geumhwa Roo”

Near Mangpo Station in Yeongtong, Suwon, there is a very famous Chinese restaurant. It’s called “Geumhwa Roo,” and it exudes an upscale Chinese dining atmosphere rather than being a typical Chinese eatery.

Geumhwa Roo is a Chinese restaurant awarded the title of “Master” by the “Korean Cooks Association.” It’s a Chinese restaurant with a remarkable 5-star rating, making it quite distinct from ordinary Chinese restaurants.

“A Place with an Upscale Atmosphere”

The overall atmosphere of the establishment exudes sophistication, making it an ideal place for special events like family gatherings.

Reservations for the hall are not accepted; walk-ins are the only option. However, if you plan to make a reservation for a meal here, it might be worth considering.

“Experience Chinese Cuisine”

They offer a variety of Chinese dishes, including course meals. On the day of our visit, we opted for individual orders instead of course meals, choosing one dish each.

Here are some of the menu options available at Geumhwa Roo. Please note that course meals are only available for reservation on weekends.

“Course Menu”

  • Lunch Course A: KRW 20,000
  • Lunch Course B: KRW 28,000
  • Dinner Health Course: KRW 40,000
  • Dinner Trust Course: KRW 50,000

“Main Dishes”

  • Shrimp Fried Rice: KRW 9,000
  • Crab Meat Fried Rice: KRW 9,000
  • Japchae (Stir-Fried Glass Noodles with Vegetables and Meat): KRW 10,000
  • Special Rice: KRW 13,000
  • Ryusanseul Rice (Mixed Rice with Assorted Seafood): KRW 15,000
  • Japtangbap (Rice with Assorted Seafood and Vegetables in Thick Sauce): KRW 18,000
  • Jayeonsongi Deopbap (Rice with Natural Mushrooms): KRW 25,000
  • Jjajangmyeon (Black Bean Noodles): KRW 6,000
  • Haemul Jjajang (Seafood Black Bean Noodles): KRW 8,000
  • Haemul Jjamppong (Spicy Seafood Noodles): KRW 9,000
  • Haemul Jjamppongbap (Spicy Seafood Noodle Rice): KRW 9,000
  • Haemul Udon (Seafood Udon): KRW 9,000
  • Haemul Jjambbong for Two: KRW 18,000
  • Haemul Jjambbong for Three: KRW 23,000
  • Haemul Hwangje Jjamppong for Two: KRW 25,000


  • Tangsuyuk (Sweet and Sour Pork, Medium): KRW 19,000
  • Ganpunggi (Sweet and Spicy Fried Chicken, Medium): KRW 25,000
  • La Jo Gi (Spicy Stir-Fried Chicken, Medium): KRW 25,000
  • Chili Shrimp (Medium): KRW 32,000
  • Palbochae (Eight Treasures, Medium): KRW 38,000
  • Ryusanseul (Medium): KRW 32,000
  • Yangjangpi (Bean Jelly with Vegetables and Meat, Medium): KRW 30,000

“A Great Place for Individual Dining”

On this day, we each ordered a single dish and shared an additional dish. We dined in the hall, and it was kept clean, allowing us to enjoy our meal in a pleasant atmosphere.

Being a restaurant run by a recognized master, the food here somehow tastes even more delicious.

If you’re looking for a unique and special Chinese restaurant near Mangpo Station in Yeongtong, Suwon, this is a place worth visiting. The luxurious ambiance makes me want to come back and try their course meals next time.

“Suwon Yeongtong Geumhwa Roo”

  • Address: 2nd Floor, 9 Yeongtong-ro 174beon-gil, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 16690, South Korea
  • Phone Number: 031-205-0203
  • Operating Hours: 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM (Last Order: 8:40 PM)