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Hwangnam Bread

347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
+82 54-749-7000
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (25 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
“red bean” (13 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
347-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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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.

1  Thank freya_yolim
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

We walked right in front of this place, and couldn't but notice the full parking lot and the people queuing inside. We quickly looked at Tripadvisor and decided to give it a try. They only sell boxes of 20 or 30 cakes. We bought 20...More

Thank hazinheira
Reviewed 20 June 2014

around 20,000W for a box of 20. No smaller purchase available. You are buying the name here. I did not care for the taste. The little barley pancake sandwhiches sold at the bus station for 19,000W for 20 were alot better.

1  Thank Bradley W
Reviewed 17 April 2014

We went looking for this bakery after a night visit to the Anapji Pond. It is not difficult to locate as it is along a main road and the sign for it is big and bright. The Hwangnam Bread is not so much a bread...More

Thank MLRNW3
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Not my favorite one but must try! Red bean inside each bread but we love another traditional cake which make by rice!

2  Thank Liz K
Reviewed 11 October 2013

The Gyeongju Bread is probably a national pastry. There are plenty of versions in Gyeongju itself, each with their style and signature blend of sorts. Although the standard is the red bean filling, some have branched out to other options. However, I'm an original sort...More

2  Thank Gr00vyTraveller
Reviewed 9 October 2013

The most famous bread in the whole Korea!!! A must if you are travelling to Gyeongju. Enjoy it while you are there, because the bread is made without preservative and can only last for 7 days!!

1  Thank Icarus77
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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