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Seoul Restaurant

#408 of 11,646 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Cankurtaran Mah. Akbiyik Cad. Bayram Firin Sok. No. 33, Istanbul 34100, Turkey
+90 212 458 0621
11:30 - 22:00
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had won ton soup, bulgogi, and bbq short ribs and all were good. Also had a choice of Chinese style dinners as well.

Thank Phil T
Daytona Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Solid Korean food. I just got into town and was like, okay, gonna go find some yummy Turkish food, got steps from my hostel, and was like never mind, bulgogi. Unfortunately I was alone, so couldn't try a lot of things, but the bulgogi came with rice soup, kimchi, sauteed squash (I think), bean sprouts, and marinated green beans. Also... More 

Thank intercats
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service. I think this restaurant has the best Korean food in town. I recommend to everyone who likes Asian food.

Thank Erdem Y
Manila, Philippines
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

When my wife and I looked for variety after eating a lot of Turkish food, we found this very near to Esans Hotel. They had a lot of options / selections and owner was very accommodating. The food was delicious, and during our 9-day stay, we went there twice and also took out dinner. Highly recommended.

Thank Rey M
1 review
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

It was the best !!! I have never tried this original delicious Korean food since left my home. It was really made my day today !

Thank Lizzie D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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79 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

On my first night in Istanbul, I was craving Chinese food. Instead of a Chinese restaurant, I stumbled upon Seoul Restaurant. I was a bit hesitant at first wondering whether Korean food in Turkey would taste great, but boy was I surprised :) The restaurant is two stories and semi-fancy. There are plenty of veg and non-veg menu options so... More 

Thank Sharry D
Singapore, Singapore
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Had a business dinner here with a Korean colleague after a week of local fare. Generally average taste wise not spectacular nor extraordinary, but it was a welcome change for my Korean colleague. For those who want to drink soju, you will want to look elsewhere because the cost per bottle is very high when compared to South Korean and... More 

Thank Sierra67
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Most of the restaurants in Sultanahmet and immediately neighboring areas cater to tourists. This restaurant probably does too - to Asian tourists craving familiar food. For European and American tourists, however, this restaurant provides for a bit of variety after a few weeks of Turkish food (even if Turkish food - especially outside the tourist areas - is generally delicious).... More 

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Talat Y, Genel Müdür at Seoul Restaurant, responded to this review

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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Pros: clean setting, large menu considering availability of ingredients, a place where one can find detailed pork in Istanbul, good service, friendly quiet atmosphere. Good soup dishes. One of the few Korean restaurants in the city, good Korean BBQ. Fair acceptable kimchi flavor when fresh albeit a bit too sweet. Use of chemical flavor enhancer seem to be minimal to... More 

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Talat Y, Genel Müdür at Seoul Restaurant, responded to this review

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259 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The food is good. Service is good. The staff speaks english which makes it easy to order.e Korean food is good here and the wifi is very fast

Thank YUVI1995
Talat Y, Genel Müdür at Seoul Restaurant, responded to this review

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cankurtaran Mah. Akbiyik Cad. Bayram Firin Sok. No. 33, Istanbul 34100, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 458 0621

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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