Arko Art Centre
Interesting avant-garde art is assembled in three large galleries, run by the Arts Council Korea. The big red-brick complex (designed by...
One of Seoul’s quirkier private collections makes for a surprisingly absorbing exhibition. It focuses on the artistry of locks, latches...
Named after a Korean hero, the coach of Korea’s 2002 World Cup soccer team, this is an expensive but very pleasant pool parlour, up on...
This free performance area in Daehangno usually has something happening on warm weekend afternoons. Student artists draw portraits in...
Eat inside or outside at this large establishment specialising in samgyeopsal, often eaten with naengmyeon. Dwaeji galbi (barbecued...
Beer Oak information
Always popular and noisy, Beer Oak serves delicious barbecue chicken roasted on a spit over a wood fire along with cheap beer (W2500 for a big glass). Order sogeumgui for a whole chicken on its own or modeumgui for a whole chicken cut up and served on a platter with pasta, pressed rice cakes, corn and raisins, covered in a sweet chilli sauce.