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Hwangnam Bread

347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
+82 54-749-7000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
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Korean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

It is not so traditional, but is surely a food souvenir in gyeongju. Although each piece is less than a dollar, it taste great.

Thank 104enil
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We read that these sweet red bean breads were a must try in Gyeongju, and the ones we had at Hwangnam Bread were amazing. Fresh out of the oven and incredibly tasty. Plus you could buy them individually, whereas a lot of other stores only...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

While you can purchase red bean cakes all over town, a stop at this downtown bakery to watch them be made and purchase fresh is interesting. The recipe used at this bakery is a bit less sweet than other places giving the cakes a more...More

Thank ginnisgotseoul
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This seemed to be the only shop serving fresh bread in small quantities, all other shops smallest boxes were 5 or 10. The bread was still warm and filled with sweet red bean, delicious!

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Ok these were bean stuffed cakes. Not sure why these are considered a must eat regional delicacy. Sorry to say sometimes what the hometown people love just isn’t that special.

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Very Full of sweet Red bean paste( korean red bean!!) inside thin pie crust. It is my favorite bread. It goes well with a cup of milk! This is very famous bread in Gyeongju.

Thank mimiring
Reviewed 7 December 2017

CYC ( 17.12.02 ) My family visited this bakery for buying Gyeongju bread, beean jam buns. This bread was representative of Gyeongju's food. We bought this bread, and enjoyed. When we ate this bread, we felt delicious but not excellent. But we ate this bread...More

Thank CanisHan
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I smelt the fragrance while it's being bake and I was totally charmed. Most of the shops have an open kitchen to show that those breads are freshly made. But you won't get the hot fresh from the oven bread of course. It's more to...More

Thank Dameria T
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I have been to Gyeonju before for business purposes and I had a box of these given to me as part of the conference I was attending. I remember them being good, but nothing that I was going to go out of my way for....More

Thank GloJul
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Branded biscuits Gyeongju is named after the neighborhood in which they were first made in the distant 1939. Today, the third generation of the family Choi makes them. Not to say that the taste of the red beans is what I dreamed all life. However,...More

Thank VadimM67
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Gyeongsangbuk-do  >  Gyeongju
  • Phone Number: +82 54-749-7000
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