The country that was born in the world of K-pop and K-drama is also known for its delicious food. Call it dakgalbi, bibimbap and tteokbokki, as well as some authentic Korean dishes that are familiar to us.
Various popular restaurants in Korea are also Muslim friendly and receive halal certification, to attract Muslim tourists who visit the ginseng country.
EID Halal Korean Food (حلا) (이드)
The first restaurant to receive halal certification from the Korean Muslim Foundation, EID is located in Itaewon. This restaurant serves halal Korean food in a cozy atmosphere.
This restaurant is visited by foreign tourists, both Muslim and non-Muslim because of its delicious cuisine. They offer tteokbokki (rice cake), bulgogi (beef), jjimdak (sweet spicy chicken), and jja jang bap (black bean rice).
Eat Halal Korean Restaurant
Another halal restaurant is Makan Halal Korean Restaurant which is located in the Itaewon area. They serve various Korean dishes such as mulnaengmyon (cold noodles), bulgogi (beef), dakdoritang (spicy boiled chicken), and others.
The unique thing about this restaurant is the way it is served in a homely setting. The dishes are packaged in dosirak or lunch boxes, so it’s not a problem if Bela doesn’t get a place when it’s crowded.
Murree Halal Korean Food
This restaurant serves an authentic Korean-style dining experience, with a variety of side dishes. So, this restaurant in Itaewon is one of the ones that serves the most diverse halal food.
Bela can taste samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup), kimchi bokkeumbap (nasgor kimchi), kimchi jeon (kimchi pancake), and others. You can also add as many side dishes as you want at no extra cost! Apart from that, they also provide a variety of popular Indian dishes.
Halal Kitchen Korea
The location of this restaurant is in the heart of Seoul City, Bukchon Hanok Village. Thus, it becomes a popular resting place for Muslim travelers in, after they are tired of walking around the nearby Bukchon Hanok Village or Gyeongbokgung Palace!
Various meat dishes are served at this halal restaurant in Seoul, South Korea. Starting from dakgalbi (spicy stir-fried chicken), beef bulgogi, to bibimbap rice. The view of the beautiful village supports the atmosphere of eating and your rest time there.
This restaurant, known for its special cod soup, is located right in the middle of Hongdae Street. Cod is the main ingredient of the Chunja Daegutang range of dishes, resulting in mouth-watering daegu-ppoljjim (cod head) to daegu-jeongol (cod hotpot).
Don’t forget to stop by this halal restaurant, yes, if you visit the Hongdae area, Seoul, South Korea.
Osegyehyang Vegetarian Restaurant
Osegyehyang is a vegan restaurant with soybeans as the main ingredient in its dishes to replace meat. Since it is soy based, they use high quality soy protein and perilla oil when preparing their dishes.
With a budget of 15,000 won/person, you can enjoy a variety of delicious large portions of dishes. Some of the most popular dishes are ttukbulgui (vegan meat served in a stone bowl), bulgui deopbap (vegan rice and meat), tang su yuk (meat replaced with mushrooms), and many more.