Finding this place near Deoksung Palace and the US Embassy can be difficult, but don't give up. Every dish at Congdu starts with the same component: soybean.
The creativity and innovative spirit of the restaurant staff turns this into everything from sauce to tofu ice cream. Employing techniques from French gastronomy and molecular cuisine, the chefs bring a modern touch to traditional Korean flavours. Try the raw blue crab, tofu tiramisu, pork simmeredfor 48 hours or 15-year-old beef sirloin marinated in soy sauce. The dishes as pretty as their names are evocative.
When the weather permits, the roof terrace is open, giving way to a starry sky. The atmosphere is quiet and sophisticated, the service efficient and attentive.
+82 (0)2 7227 002
Menu: around 36,800 KRW