[FOOD COURT] Fine dining meets casual in these Seoul restaurants

6 days ago Korea JoongAng Daily

Located in the trendy Seongsu-dong area of eastern Seoul, the restaurant and bar offers a unique atmosphere. The two-story building has more private indoor seating on the first floor, and a more casual, outdoorsy area on the second floor. @vingle_seongsu16 Yeonmujang 18-gil, Seongdong DistrictRun by restaurant Kwon Sook Soo, which serves modern-style Korean food as a course, Wine Pairing offers food à la cart and a short course menu. @barpiknic30, Togye-ro 6-ga-gil, Jung DistrictContinuum, a wine bar and casual dining spot, is located within its restaurant Allen. If an entire bottle is too much, the restaurant and wine bar also offers many different wines by the glass.
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