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Balwoo Gongyang (사찰음식 전문점 발우공양)

  • Balwoo Gongyang (사찰음식 전문점 발우공양)
  • Balwoo Gongyang (사찰음식 전문점 발우공양)
  • Balwoo Gongyang (사찰음식 전문점 발우공양)
  • Balwoo Gongyang (사찰음식 전문점 발우공양)
  • Balwoo Gongyang (사찰음식 전문점 발우공양)
  • Balwoo Gongyang (사찰음식 전문점 발우공양)
  • Balwoo Gongyang (사찰음식 전문점 발우공양)
* Templestay Information Center (5F)
56, Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 우정국로 56
Type / Specialty Menu
Vegetarian Restaurants/Temple food
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-733-2081
Homepage (Korean, English)
  • Information
    Originating from the law of eating food at Buddhist temples, Balwoo Gongyang refers to the act of eating as part of practicing discipline and self-control. Balwoo Gongyang in Jong-no is a Buddhist cuisine experience center established by the Cultural Corps of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism with the aim of promoting Buddhist culture as well as the very practice of Balwoo Gongyang.

    The center serves healthy vegetarian traditional dishes, and offers lessons of Balwoo Gongyang to take time while eating, to appreciate food using the five senses, and not to waste any food.


    Sundays, Seollal (Lunar New Year) and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) holidays, New Year's Day

    Operating Hours
    Lunch 11:30-15:00 / Dinner 18:00-21:30
    * Break Time 15:00-18:00


    Some menu items may differ slightly in price and are subject to change without notice.

    Seon-sik (禪食) / Won-sik (願食) / Maeum-sik (念食) / Hui-sik (喜食)
    Naengmyeon (cold buckwheat noodles) with shiitake mushrooms, Gondeure bap (rice with cirsium), etc.

    Parking Facility
    Available (16 parking slots)

    Located inside / separated by gender

    Credit Cards

    +82-2-733-2081 or through the official website

    Assistance for Foreigners
    English, Japanese (Menu is available in 4 languages - Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

    Reference Notes
    * Operating hours and closed days are subject to changes. Make a phone-inquiry before visiting.

    Smoking / Non-Smoking

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