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Hipster Seoul: West Side Food Tour - with unbiased reviews

Hipster Seoul: West Side Food Tour

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Discover the cultural and culinary fusion of Seoul’s bustling Mangwon neighborhood on a private nighttime food and drink tour. Follow your guide to the local street food stalls of Mangwon Market that have defined the area for decades. Later, try Korean BBQ, savoy pancakes, dakgalbi (marinated chicken), and more. Wash all of it down with a rice beer, while you learn about the area’s metamorphosis into the city's hipster epicenter.
  • Enjoy the personalized experience of a private tour
  • Try a variety of traditional Korean street foods
  • See traditional and modern Korean culture in one place
  • Get insider food suggestions for the rest of your trip
Important Information
Departure Point
Hapjeong Station, Seogyo-dong, Seoul, South Korea
2–3 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guide
  • Food tasting
  • Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic drinks (within reason)
  • Entry/Admission - Mangwon Market
  • Gratuities or tips (optional but appreciated)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Diane M wrote a review 6 Dec
2 contributions
Daniel's tour is great, and Daniel is a fun person to hang out with for a few hours. The BBQ restaurant was awesome, and after some street food, you will leave the tour full!
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Date of experience: November 2019
Kimm Colarossi wrote a review Aug 2019
5 contributions
Daniel Gray, personable, articulate, knowledgeable and FUN! The tour was exceptional! We explored and tasted many different rounds of food, starting with Korean BBQ. It was delicious! Daniel was the perfect host! His associate, Yoon was very helpful as well! We ate lots at
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Date of experience: August 2019
Diane M wrote a review Jul 2019
1 contribution
Although food is normally a big part of my trips, I've never explored the background of the food markets properly. Dan has a great sense of humour, is knowledge about not only what we were eating but the cultural significance behind everything too. With his background in
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Date of experience: June 2019
scm148 wrote a review Jun 2019
8 contributions2 helpful votes
Daniel was a superb host. His choice of restaurants and stalls was excellent; this is very important in Seoul because there are so many options available. In addition, Daniel was both food historian and cultural guide. He went out of his way to engage both my 18-year-old and
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Date of experience: June 2019
rebeccawe195 wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution
Daniel was an excellent host! Tried lots of different options and each one was delicious and better than anything we found on our own. Highly recommend this, but bring your appetite! My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed this.
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Date of experience: June 2019
Key Details
  • Duration: 2–3 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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