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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%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Korean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

We woke up early in the morning and walked out into Gyeongju and every third store was a bread shop that sold bread in a box. Not a loaf in sight. We bought a box of 24 for 16 Won and enjoyed everyone over the...More

Thank bLiselotte
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Gyeongju or Hwangnam* bread (*after an old name for province in which Gyeongju is situated) is popular right across South Korea and some of the production is sold in high end stores from Seoul to Busan. There appears to be some degree of confusion as...More

Thank Jeremy H
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Delicious red bean cake. One of the must try item when u visit gyeongju. This is good as a gift for family and friends

Thank hsterica
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Red bean bread , sweet and soft. There are a lot of shops selling this little bread. Some are called Howong Nan Bread, some are Gyeongju Bread. I hope I would look a lot before I bought mine.

Thank JaromChao
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

When you travel you must eat all the food!! This is a Gyeongju bread. Delicious. We bought a small box and walked to the tombs.

Thank Ladybug322
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We heard that these kind of cakes are very typical in gyeongju... We tried them but their taste was nothing special. Not bad and neither different from other kind of sweets that is possible to find in Korea.

Thank Gabro88
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

You don't have to buy a box if you just want to try them ! The waiting time is on the screen above the till, even though it was showing 20 minutes, we were only waiting 10, but we'll worth it. This place only does...More

Thank jbeton
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Hwangnam Bread is a famous snack from Geyongju - this is definitely one of the things I miss a lot from the ancient capital. It is my first time trying despite many visits to the city. You see all these other breads like Chal Bori...More

Thank Y K
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This place does bang up business and is a pretty popular spot. You can see the bakers and the giant piles of red bean paste working away behind the counter. I'm not a big fan of any confection with read bean, but my Korean companions...More

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Specially right after take out from the oven. I don't like most red bean something for sweetness with sugar. But this ins not too much sweet.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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