Top Choice Vegetarian in Gwanghwamun & Jongno-gu

Balwoo Gongyang

Reserve three days in advance for the delicate temple-style cuisine served here. Take your time to fully savour the subtle flavours and different textures of the vegetarian dishes which range from rice porridge and …
Top Choice Vegetarian in Gwanghwamun & Jongno-gu

Rogpa Tea Stall

You'll feel whisked to the Himalayas at this charming fair-trade cafe that raises awareness about the Tibetans' situation (Rogpa is Tibetan for friend and helper). Everything is vegetarian and freshly made, beautifu…
Vegetarian in Gwanghwamun & Jongno-gu


The atmosphere created by Buddhist artworks, music and lanterns makes this a very special restaurant. In addition, the owner, Kim Yun-sik – an ex-monk – is an expert on Korean Buddhist temple food, and the vegetaria…
Vegan in Gwanghwamun & Jongno-gu


Run by members of a Taiwanese religious sect, the vegetarian food combines all sorts of mixtures and flavours. The barbecue-meat-substitute dish is flavoursome.
Vegan in Western Seoul

Loving Hut

A variety of slogans in English urge diners on to a more compassionate, meat-free life at this pastel-shaded, pleasantly modern cafe. It serves very tasty and good-value Korean meals with rice, noodles, veggies – an…
Vegan in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu


Set up by the creator of the popular vegetarian blog Alien's Day Out (, this cosy vegan cafe specialises in dairy- and meat-free baked goods. The menu changes daily, but you can expect the likes…