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Hwangnam Bread

347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
+82 54-749-7000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“bread” (24 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
“red bean” (14 reviews)
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347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Gyeonju before for business purposes and I had a box of these given to me as part of the conference I was attending. I remember them being good, but nothing that I was going to go out of my way for....More

Thank GloJul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Branded biscuits Gyeongju is named after the neighborhood in which they were first made in the distant 1939. Today, the third generation of the family Choi makes them. Not to say that the taste of the red beans is what I dreamed all life. However,...More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

There is always a long queue outside so you might have to wait a little bit. The bread itself is delicious, and the red bean filling has a unique sweet flavour.

Thank Jacob S
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We tried 3 red bean bread from different shops and this one was the best for us!! The pastrie is good, not too sweet, not too heavy and perfect to eat with a coffee or a tea. We ate them for breakfast or as an...More

Thank Floriane D
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We pass-by a big shop with many staff making the red bean bread. At first, we have hesitation to buy because the minimum quantity per box is 20 pieces. As we were very hungry after a full day visit, so we bought a box and...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Loved the bread. You have to buy it fresh at the big shop on the main road which has a large kitchen at the back and the sale counter at the front. We had it still hot and it was great.

Thank david77melb
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Had a local take us to Hwangnam bread for a pre-lunch snack. They make a single product. It is similar to a kolach with a red bean filling. I am not a red bean fan but most of the rest of the group really liked...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I visit this shop after sightseeing for the old town and culture in Gyeongju. This is a large building and have a lot of staff. Inside is clean. The test of bread is yummy. Not too sweet for me.

Thank chawalit T
Reviewed 8 September 2016

At first I thought it will taste like the usual bread with red bean paste filling, but a bite of Gyeongju bread had totally changed my thought. The red bean paste is not too sweet and its' taste somehow quite different than my expectation of...More

Thank Akmal92
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I did understand why "this simple traditional bread filled with red bean inside" is famous and full of compliments in the moment I tried in first place. "Medium sweetness" had worked for both myself who's normally not into sweet things and my 7 year-old son...More

Thank Guijong B
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Gyeongsangbuk-do  >  Gyeongju
  • Phone Number: +82 54-749-7000
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