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Jihwaja in Seoul

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  • Reservation Required
  • Dine In Only
  • Multi-Language Menus Available
  • Get the royal treatment, indulge in a royal court cuisine dining experience at Jihwaja in Seoul!
  • Stuff your appetite with a grand 3-course meal – choose your feast from an extensive menu selection!
  • Relish in the cordial reception and gourmet dishes prepared for past rulers and nobles of the Joseon Dynasty
  • Enjoy traditional cuisines cooked with only natural ingredients combined with the art of royal culinary techniques
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  • Tteok Galbi Course (떡갈비수라)

    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Special Porridge or Special Soup with Watery Kimchi
    • Sautéed Vegetables Wrapped in Pancakes or Cucumber-stuffed Dumplings and Special Delicacies
    • Seasonal Vegetable Delights

    Main Dishes

    • Assorted Pan-fried Delicacies
    • Glass Noodles with Sautéed Vegetables
    • Tteok Galbi (Grilled short Rib Patties) with Ginseng and Vegetable Salad
    • Grilled Fish or Braised Fish
    • Seasonal Delicacies and Rice with Soybean Paste Stew

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set

    US$ 52.79

    55.55

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    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Special Porridge or Special Soup with Watery Kimchi
    • Sautéed Vegetables Wrapped in Pancakes or Cucumber-stuffed Dumplings and Special Delicacies
    • Seasonal Vegetable Delights

    Main Dishes

    • Assorted Pan-fried Delicacies
    • Glass Noodles with Sautéed Vegetables
    • Tteok Galbi (Grilled short Rib Patties) with Ginseng and Vegetable Salad
    • Grilled Fish or Braised Fish
    • Seasonal Delicacies and Rice with Soybean Paste Stew

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set
  • Braised Abalones in Soy Sauce Course (전복초수라)

    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Special Porridge or Special Soup with Watery Kimchi
    • Sautéed Vegetables Wrapped in Pancakes or Cucumber-stuffed Dumplings and Special Delicacies
    • Seasonal Vegetable Delights

    Main Dishes

    • Assorted Pan-fried Delicacies
    • Glass Noodles with Sautéed Vegetables
    • Braised Abalones in Soy Sauce
    • Roasted Pork with Vegetable Salad
    • Seasonal Delicacies and Rice with Soybean Paste Stew

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set

    US$ 58.65

    61.75

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    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Special Porridge or Special Soup with Watery Kimchi
    • Sautéed Vegetables Wrapped in Pancakes or Cucumber-stuffed Dumplings and Special Delicacies
    • Seasonal Vegetable Delights

    Main Dishes

    • Assorted Pan-fried Delicacies
    • Glass Noodles with Sautéed Vegetables
    • Braised Abalones in Soy Sauce
    • Roasted Pork with Vegetable Salad
    • Seasonal Delicacies and Rice with Soybean Paste Stew

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set
  • Beef Ribs Course (소갈비수라)

    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Special Porridge or Special Soup with Watery Kimchi
    • Sautéed Vegetables Wrapped in Pancakes or Cucumber-stuffed Dumplings and Special Delicacies
    • Seasonal Vegetable Delights

    Main Dishes

    • Assorted Pan-fried Delicacies
    • Glass Noodles with Sautéed Vegetables
    • Marinated and Grilled Beef Rib with Ginseng and Vegetable Salad
    • Grilled Fish or Braised Fish
    • Seasonal Delicacies and Rice with Soybean Paste Stew

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set

    US$ 61.15

    64.39

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    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Special Porridge or Special Soup with Watery Kimchi
    • Sautéed Vegetables Wrapped in Pancakes or Cucumber-stuffed Dumplings and Special Delicacies
    • Seasonal Vegetable Delights

    Main Dishes

    • Assorted Pan-fried Delicacies
    • Glass Noodles with Sautéed Vegetables
    • Marinated and Grilled Beef Rib with Ginseng and Vegetable Salad
    • Grilled Fish or Braised Fish
    • Seasonal Delicacies and Rice with Soybean Paste Stew

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set
  • Daejanggeum Special Degustation Course (장금만찬)

    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Dry Snacks
    • Ancient-recipe Milk Porridge with Watery Kimchi
    • Bamboo Shoot Salad with Ripe Persimmon Dressing

    Main Dishes

    • Special Meat Skewers with Vegetables and Seasoned Vegetable
    • Royal Steamed Prawns with Pine Nut Sauce
    • Special Dumplings
    • Wrapped Kimchi
    • Royal Seafood Casserole
    • Special Iced Fruit Shertbet
    • Tteok Galbi (Grilled Short Rib Patties) with Ginseng and Vegetable Salad
    • Bibimbap or Rice Porridge with Abalone

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set

    US$ 96.35

    101.40

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    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Dry Snacks
    • Ancient-recipe Milk Porridge with Watery Kimchi
    • Bamboo Shoot Salad with Ripe Persimmon Dressing

    Main Dishes

    • Special Meat Skewers with Vegetables and Seasoned Vegetable
    • Royal Steamed Prawns with Pine Nut Sauce
    • Special Dumplings
    • Wrapped Kimchi
    • Royal Seafood Casserole
    • Special Iced Fruit Shertbet
    • Tteok Galbi (Grilled Short Rib Patties) with Ginseng and Vegetable Salad
    • Bibimbap or Rice Porridge with Abalone

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set
  • Royal Degustation Course (진어별만찬)

    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Deluxe Dry Snacks
    • Glutinous Millet Gruel with Watery Kimchi & Three Kinds of Candied Fruits

    Main Dishes

    • Special Meat Skewers with Vegetables and Deep-fried Ginseng
    • Cold Boiled Beef with Fruits Salad
    • Grilled Codfish with Citron and Soy sauce
    • Wrapped Kimchi
    • Chicken Soup with Abalone and Vegetable Casserole
    • Special Iced Fruit Shertbet
    • Grilled and Marinated Beef with Ginseng and Vegetable Salad
    • Rice Porridge with Abalone or Chilled Buckwheat Noodles Served in a Pear and Radish Kimchi Broth

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set

    US$ 125.65

    132.29

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    Package Quantity

    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Deluxe Dry Snacks
    • Glutinous Millet Gruel with Watery Kimchi & Three Kinds of Candied Fruits

    Main Dishes

    • Special Meat Skewers with Vegetables and Deep-fried Ginseng
    • Cold Boiled Beef with Fruits Salad
    • Grilled Codfish with Citron and Soy sauce
    • Wrapped Kimchi
    • Chicken Soup with Abalone and Vegetable Casserole
    • Special Iced Fruit Shertbet
    • Grilled and Marinated Beef with Ginseng and Vegetable Salad
    • Rice Porridge with Abalone or Chilled Buckwheat Noodles Served in a Pear and Radish Kimchi Broth

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set
  • Deluxe Royal Degustation Course (궁중만찬)

    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Deluxe Royal Dry Snacks
    • Platter of Nine Delicacies
    • Sweet Pumpkin Porridge with Watery Kimchi

    Main Dishes

    • Fresh Ginseng and Meat Skewers & Seasoned Raw Bellflower
    • Royal Steamed Prawns with Pine Nut Sauce
    • Braised Yam and Abalone in Soy sauce
    • Wrapped Kimchi
    • Royal Casserole
    • Special Iced Fruit Sherbet
    • Marinated and Grilled Beef Ribs and Pine Mushroom with Pear and Vegetable Salad
    • Bibimbap or Rice Porridge with Abalone

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set

    US$ 163.35

    172.00

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    Select Time

    Package Quantity

    Package Details
    • A minimum of 2 persons must book this package
    • Restaurant does not charge GST and service charge

    Inclusive Of:

    • Set meal for one

    Set Menu:

    Appetizers

    • Deluxe Royal Dry Snacks
    • Platter of Nine Delicacies
    • Sweet Pumpkin Porridge with Watery Kimchi

    Main Dishes

    • Fresh Ginseng and Meat Skewers & Seasoned Raw Bellflower
    • Royal Steamed Prawns with Pine Nut Sauce
    • Braised Yam and Abalone in Soy sauce
    • Wrapped Kimchi
    • Royal Casserole
    • Special Iced Fruit Sherbet
    • Marinated and Grilled Beef Ribs and Pine Mushroom with Pear and Vegetable Salad
    • Bibimbap or Rice Porridge with Abalone

    Dessert

    • Tea and dessert

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Additional items not included in the set
What To Expect

Reserve an indulgent royal banquet and experience the quintessence of traditional food culture at Jihwaja in Seoul! Delight in the royal treatment as you taste your way around the restaurant's extensive royal court cuisine menu formerly served to past rulers of the Joseon Dynasty. Declared as an Important Intangible Cultural Property by the government, this Korean food heritage has shaped the country’s unique food culture that had pleased kings, queens, and nobles alike. Become a royal for a day and indulge in a grand feast of traditional appetizers, main dishes, and desserts! Customize your set meals and discover a wide-ranging list of dishes cooked with only the freshest ingredients and royal culinary techniques. Healthy and wholly natural, Jihwaja’s open for the world to taste its historic court cuisines perfect for all ages from all walks of life.

Braised Abalones in Soy Sauce jihwaja
Choose this lavish plate of braised abalones doused in soy sauce as your main dish for the day!
Chilled Buckwheat Noodles Served in a Pear and Radish Kimchi Broth jihwaja
Stir chilled buckwheat noodles in a delicious radish kimchi broth, a local favorite
tteok galbi jihwaja
Even royals loved meat back in the day––taste tteok-galbi or grilled short rib patties to complete your feast!
jihwaja in seoul
Jihwaja takes pride in serving tourists and locals a royal banquet fit for kings
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
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Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Please select your preferred dining time at checkout and arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your chosen time
  • The restaurant will honor your reservation for up to 15 minutes. If you are late for more than 15 minutes, your reservation may be canceled and you will need to fall in line
  • Please make one booking per dining group to ensure that you can all be seated together
  • Kindly indicate any dietary restrictions or preferences at checkout
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • You may be required to present your passport
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified

Address:

  • 125, Jahamun Road, Jongno-gu, Seoul (서울시 종로구 자하문로 125)

Opening Hours:

  • Lunch: Wednesday-Monday, 11:30am-3:00pm (last admission is at 2:00pm)
  • Dinner: Wednesday-Monday, 5:30pm-9:30pm (last admission is at 8:30pm)
  • Closed on Tuesdays, Lunar New Year's Day and during the Mid-autumn Festival

How To Get There:

  • Take the subway line 3 to Gyeongbokgung Station Exit 2, then go straight for 5 minutes. Jihwaja is located on the left side of the street

Jihwaja in Seoul

Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
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