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Seoul Travel Guide for Muslim Visitors

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Muslim_icon_1 Eating Out in Seoul?

There are quite a few halal and Muslim-friendly restaurants in Seoul that allow for visitors to keep to their dietary restrictions while enjoying Seoul. Restaurants are categorized as halal certified when they are officially certified by the Korea Muslim Federation (KMF); self certified when owned or operated by Muslims. Muslim friendly restaurants offer halal dining options, and pork free restaurants may not always have halal dining but they do not serve pork.
 
Muslim-Friendly
Restaurant Guide
Certified
by the KMF
Self
Certified as a Muslim
Halal Menu Alcohol
Free
Restaurant
Pork Free
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Certified
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Muslim-friendly restaurants sign_Self Self
Certified
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Friendly
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Muslim-friendly restaurants sign_Pork Free Pork Free         TRUE
 

Muslim-Friendly Restaurant Guide Key

 
Muslim-Friendly Restaurant Guide Detail Mark_Certified by the Korea Muslim Federation (KMF) Muslim-Friendly Restaurant Guide Detail Mark_Muslimowner/chef Muslim-Friendly Restaurant Guide Detail Mark_Halal dishes available Muslim-Friendly Restaurant Guide Detail Mark_Reservation required for halal dishes Muslim-Friendly Restaurant Guide Detail Mark_Alcohol free Muslim-Friendly Restaurant Guide Detail Mark_Pork free
Certified by
the Korea
Muslim
Federation (KMF) 
Muslim
owner/chef
Halal dishes
available
Reservation
required for
halal dishes
Alcohol free Pork free
 
 

Muslim_icon_1 Halal and Muslim-Friendly Restaurants in Seoul

There are 9 officially certified halal restaurants in Seoul and they are located in Itaewon and at COEX in Samseong. However, there are many other Muslim-friendly restaurants in areas throughout Seoul. Enjoy delicious halal and Muslim-friendly meals while in Seoul!

Muslim_icon_halal Halal Certified

- Pasha     Address : 189 Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul / Telephone : +82-2-793-6144 / Cuisine : Turkish
- Kervan (Itaewon Branch)     Address : 2F, 190 Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul / Telephone : +82-2-792-4767 / Cuisine : Turkish
- Kervan (COEX Mall Branch)     Address : 513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul / Telephone : +82-2-556-4767 / Cuisine : Turkish
- Kervan Express GFC     Address : 152 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul / Telephone : +82-2-566-4767 / Cuisine : Turkish
- Mr. Kebab     Address : 192 Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul / Telephone : +82-70-7758-1997 / Cuisine : Turkish
- Istanbul Delight     Address : 40 Usadan-ro 10-gil / Telephone : +82-70-4209-3391 / Cuisine : Turkish
- Makan     Address : 52 Usadan-ro 10-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul / Telephone : +82-2-6012-2231 / Cuisine : Korean
- Eid     Address : 67 Usadan-ro 10-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul / Telephone : +82-70-8889-8210 / Cuisine : Korean
- Salam     Address : 39 Usadan-ro 10-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul / Telephone : +82-2-793-4323 / Cuisine : Turkish

 

* Restaurants Recommended by Muslims Living in Seoul

Muslim Friendly Restaurant's Information
Restaurant Address Telephone Cuisine Recommended Dishes
Makan 52 Usadan-ro 10-gil,
Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-6012-2231 Korean

- Bulgogi

- Samgye-tang (ginseng
chicken soup), grilled
chicken, dak-bokkeum-
tang (braised spicy
chicken), tteok-galbi
(grilled short rib patties), bibimbap

Bombay Grill 11 Usadan-ro 10-gil,
Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-792-7155 Indian/
Pakistani

Chicken biryani, curry,
naan, chicken marsala

Eid 67 Usadan-ro 10-gil,
Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-70-8889-8210 Korean

- Samgye-tang (ginseng
chicken soup), bulgogi

- jjim dak (braised spicy
chicken with vegetables)

Plant 20 Itaewon-ro 16-gil,
Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-70-4115-8388 Vegetarian Veggie burger
Pizza & Burger Plus 19-1 Usadan-ro,
Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-790-4883 Western Halal fast food
Halal Guys 187 Itaewon-ro,
Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-794-8308 Middle
Eastern
Chicken, beef gyro
Kampungku Namsan-dong 2ga 16-5,
Jung-gu, Seoul
+82-2-310-9249 Malaysian Authentic Malaysian food
Tofu Ui
Nostalgia 151 (Gwanghwamun
Branch)
19 Saemunan-ro 9-gil,
Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-733-3522 Korean seoksoe bulgogi (grilled
bulgogi), sundubu-jjigae (soft tofu stew)
Ose Gye Hyang 14-7 Insadong 12-gil,
Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-735-7171 Vegetarian/
Korean
Vegetarian jajangmyeon (noodles with black
soybean sauce), vegan
steak, vegan BBQ
Alchon (Edae
Branch)
14 Ewhayeodae 7-gil,
Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
+82-2-1661-1907 Korean Al bap (rice with fish roe)
Halal Kitchen Samcheong-ro 86-4, Jongno-gu, Seoul +82-2-733-3106 Korean Dak gangjeong (sweet &
sour chicken), hanbang
samgyetang (ginseng
chicken soup with
medicinal herbs)
Jjukkumi King 1st Fl, 39 Neungdong-ro
13-gil, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul
+82-2-469-3392 Korean Grilled fish

* Click here for more details on the city's recommended Halal restaurants

 

Muslim_icon_1 Prayer Rooms

Muslim prayer rooms are available in Seoul with a variety of different features. Foot basins, prayer items, compasses, and more can be found in Seoul's prayer rooms.
Muslim Prayer Room_Ablution Room

Ablution Room (WUDU)
Ablution rooms will typically have sinks or washing basins that are low to the floor for convenient use
Muslim Prayer Room_Prayer Materials

Prayer Materials
Qibla (direction to Mecca), prayer mats, the Quran
Muslim Prayer Room_Misc.

Misc.
Misc. features may include air-conditioner·heater, prayer room adornments, blinds or curtains

* Islamic Center/Community-Run Prayer Room
Area : Seoul / Name : Al-Falah Masjid/Al-Falah Mosque  / Address : 5 Yeongsin-ro 19-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

 

* Prayer Rooms for Visitors
Please refer to the table below for details
The operating hours available to Muslim tourists, supplies for prayer rooms, and facilities.
area Gender Segregated Operating Hours Provided by Prayer Room Facilities
Prayer Times
(Timetable)
Quran Prayer Mat Direction to Meoca
(qibla)
Compass Prayer Clothes Slippers Ablution Room Changing Room Misc
Airport Incheon International Airport Xnone Open 24 hrs. Xnone Xnone Ohave Xnone Ohave Xnone Xnone Xnone Xnone -
Major attractions COEX Ohave 5:00-22:00 Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Xnone Xnone Xnone Xnone 1.Bathroom
2.Sink
Lotte World Xnone 9:30-22:00 Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Xnone Xnone Ohave Ohave Xnone -
K-Style Hub Ohave 9:00-22:00 Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Xnone -
Major Hospital Seoul National University Hospital Ohave Open 24 hrs. Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Xnone Ohave Ohave Xnone -
Korea University Anam Hospital International Healthcare Center Xnone Open 24 hrs. Ohave Ohave Ohave Xnone Ohave Xnone Xnone Xnone Xnone  
Catholic University of Korea Seoul St, Marys Hospital
Ohave Open 24 hrs. Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Xnone Ohave  
Wooridul Hospital Xnone 9:00-18:00 Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Xnone Xnone Xnone Xnone  
Samsung Medical Center Xnone Open 24 hrs. Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Xnone Xnone Xnone Ohave Xnone  
Seoul Asan Medical Center Ohave Open 24 hrs. Ohave Ohave Ohave Ohave Xnone Xnone Ohave Ohave Xnone  

Muslim_icon_1 Muslim Travel Guidebook and Map

The Muslim Dining Guidebook lists a wide range of Muslim-friendly restaurants, while the map includes listings for Muslim-friendly restaurants, prayer rooms, and more. To read or download the guidebook or map, please click here.


Muslim_icon_1 Useful Korean Phrases

Here are some useful Korean phrases that visitors can use while in Seoul. English, Romanization, and Hangeul are all conveniently shown for ease of use.
 
No pork, ham and bacon Icon
Please remove pork, ham and bacon.
Dwaeji gogi, ham, bacon ppaego juseyo.
돼지 고기, 햄, 베이컨 빼고 주세요.
 
No alcohol mark
Please do not include alcohol in the food.
Eumsige sool neochi maseyo.
음식에 술 넣지 마세요.
 
Pray mark
Where is the prayer room?
Gidosil eodi eyo?
기도실 어디예요?
 
No meat mark
Please remove all meat from the food.
Gogi ppaego juseyo.
고기 빼고 주세요.
 
Halal meat mark
Is the meat halal?
Halal gogi eyo?
할랄 고기 예요?
 
English menu Icon
Do you have an English menu?
Young eo menupan innayo?
영어 메뉴판 있나요?
 
Restroommark
Where is the restroom?
Hwa jang sil eodi eyo?
화장실 어디예요?
 
Place pic image
I want to go to ____ Which way should I go?
____e gago sipeoyo. Eodiro gaya hanayo?
____에 가고 싶어요. 어디로 가야 하나요?