North Korea restaurants

Top Choice Korean in Pyongyang

Lamb Barbecue Restaurant

The Lamb Barbecue Restaurant has some of the friendliest and most boisterous staff in the country. Once the delicious lamb barbecue has been served at your table the waitresses will burst into song and encourage din…
Top Choice Korean in Pyongyang

Pyongyang Number One Duck Barbeque

Pyongyang Number One Duck Barbeque is one of the best places in town and will often be where groups go on their last evening. Here you’ll be served delicious strips of duck meat you cook at your table.
Cafe in Pyongyang

Ryongwang Coffee Shop

Right in the centre of the city, just off Kim Il-sung Sq, is this joint-venture project set up by Austrian investors in partnership with North Koreans. It's a great option for coffee and cake between sights.
Korean in Pyongyang

Chongryu Hotpot Restaurant

The Chongryu Hotpot Restaurant is nearly always on the itinerary. It’s a pleasant place where you make your own hotpot dish on little individual gas stoves. There’s a second branch of this restaurant housed in a boa…
Korean in Pyongyang


Okryu, the most famous restaurant in North Korea, is a faux-traditional structure on the riverside that’s famed for its cold noodles and very popular with locals. For this reason it’s not usually on the schedule for…
Pizza in Pyongyang

Italian Restaurant

Pyongyang’s imaginatively named first pizza joint caused a sensation when it opened in 2009 after Kim Jong-il reportedly sent a team of chefs to Italy to learn how to make the perfect pizza. The results are pretty d…
Cafe in Pyongyang


Pyulmori is an innovative project run by a charity supplying food to local orphanages and is made up of a restaurant, coffee shop and bar. You can get decent food, coffee and excellent cake here, and in the evenings…