Spring has arrived in full bloom, with green leaves sprouting. Namsan Mountain has Namsan Tower, cable car, and Namsan Park, which are popular places for driving and dating, and are bustling with people when the weather is nice. In addition to delicious food , Namsan also has many rooftop restaurants where you can enjoy a panoramic view as an added bonus. The view of the scenery while enjoying the cool spring breeze is enough to relieve stress. You can enjoy the blue sky during the day and the red sunset and night view in the evening, so you can enjoy various charms. Here are 5 best rooftop restaurants on Sowol-gil, where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and Namsan Forest, which blends with nature .
1. Itaewon's 'Harvest Namsan' that you definitely want to visit
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âHarvest Namsanâ is a casual restaurant that offers European cuisine using eco-friendly ingredients. It has a large space and group seats, making it a favorite place for gatherings. The signature menu, âPunggi Pizza,â catches the eye with its visual layering of thinly sliced mushrooms. The mushroom scent that spreads softly in the mouth and the chewy texture of the dough are impressive. âMarbled samjang pasta,â which has chewy noodles, samjang sauce, and marbled flavors, is also a popular menu. It is characterized by a flavor that reduces the saltiness of samjang and maximizes the aroma of marbled meat. Rental services for weddings and photo shoots are also available.
â² Location: 7 Sowol-ro 44ga-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:30-23:00 every day
â² Price range: Punggi pizza 25,000 won, Cobb salad 21,000 won, marbled samjang pasta 21,000 won, mentaiko pasta 23,000 won, Americano 7,000 won
â² Testimonial (JimInSung Shikigami): You're here ~~~ It's so delicious! Tomato couscous, seafood galette, and chorizo pizza are a little spicy but delicious!! â¥ White wine is great too!
2. Namsan 'Sundance Place' , a huge space on Sowol-ro Hill
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âSundance Placeâ located near Namsan Gymnasium uses props such as reed fields, neon signs, and signboards to create an exotic atmosphere that makes you feel like you have come to a foreign country . The signature menu is âOpenâ where you can enjoy sun-dried tomatoes , strawberry prosciutto, basil avocado, and banana walnuts all at once 4-piece sandwich set'. Using spreads that match the ingredients, each with its own unique flavor is appealing. There is also a âseasonal fruit Hong Kong waffleâ where seasonal fruits are filled in round and round waffles and eaten with maple syrup or cheese Popular menu. Please note that you can only order drinks during break time .
â² Location: 268 Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 12:00-23:00 every day, 12:00-24:00 on Saturdays, 15:00-17:00, drinks can only be ordered
â² Price range: 25,000 won for a set of 4 open sandwiches, 19,000 won for seasonal fruit Hong Kong waffles, 25,000 won for avocado sakedong , 20,000 won for katsu sandwiches
â² Review (Shikigami 5 Lindsey â¥): A nice cafe hidden on Sowol Road. The outdoor terrace garden is very pretty, and the cafe space, which consists of 1 and 2 floors, has a nice view. A space that takes your heart away. I think I'll go again
3. 'Pippi Seoul' on Gyeongridan-gil, with an attractive celestial rooftop
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'Phi Phi Seoul' is a Thai resort motif where you can find a variety of Southeast Asian food and cocktails. The green plants placed all over the store give a fresh feeling. The signature menu âMango Breezeâ is a rum based cocktail containing fresh mango and mango sherbet. It is especially popular among female customers because you can enjoy the rich aroma and sweetness of mangoes. âHangjeong Sal Barbecue and Sum Sweat,â which comes with crispy on the outside and moist on the inside and spicy green papaya salad, is also popular menu. If you want a seat on the rooftop with a great view, we recommend making a reservation 2 weeks in advance.
â² Location 2F, 3 Sowol-ro 44ga-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 14:00-24:00 every day, closed on Mondays
â² Price range: Hangseong Pork Barbecue and Sum Sweat 32,000 won, PP Calamari 22,000 won, Pork Belly Satay 22,000 won, Coconut Colada 22,000 won, Mango Breeze 22,000 won
â² Testimonial (After eating bread): It wasn't too cold, I wanted to stay for a few hours; it seemed like I could make a reservation for a good seat and sit there, but everything was nice I think it was a seat!! Although the price of the cocktail was a bit high, I liked it because it was more delicious than I expected and the decor was beautiful!! The coconuts I ordered were especially delicious! Damn, I want to go drink wine in the cool summer, the atmosphere is amazing!!
4. 'Oriol' in Haebangchon captures flavors and scenery all at once
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âOrioleâ is run by singer Jeong-yeol. You can use the 1st floor as a cafe and bistro, the 2nd floor as a bar, and the 3rd floor as a rooftop. You can enjoy a panoramic view of Namsan Tower from the rooftop. The signature menu is âSangria,â which combines the deep aroma of red wine with the sourness of fruit. You can also enjoy it even sweeter by adjusting the sugar content according to your taste when ordering. âSalty chocolate chips,â which have a sweet and salty flavor by coating them with chocolate on top of crispy potato chips, is also a popular menu item. Please note that you can enter the rooftop after ordering the rooftop menu.
â² Location: 43, Sinheung-ro 20-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
â² Opening hours: 10:00-01:00 every day, bar available after 18:00
â² Price range: arugula pizza 19,500 won, shrimp tapas 28,000 won, sangria 10,000 won
â² Testimonial (black peanuts eaten): I really liked the view. The night view is particularly beautiful. Be sure to check it out
5. 'THE BACK FOOD TRUCK' in Haebangchon , a landscape that opens to your heart
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âTHE BACK FOOD TRUCK â is a homemade burger specialty store where you can enjoy a meal while taking in the scenery of Haebangchon. The signature menu âThe Bagburgerâ is a classic hamburger with a composition faithful to the basics with a patty made from Korean beef , American cheese, and fresh vegetables You can enjoy the taste. You can fully enjoy the rich flavor of beef and cheese, and it's also great to eat with beer. âChili Cheese Fries,â which are crispy fried french fries topped with plenty of cheese and chili sauce, is also a popular menu. The slightly spicy chili sauce captures the feeling, so you can eat it without getting bitten. If you bring your pet, you can only eat at the outdoor table on the 1st floor.
â² Location: 45-1, Sinheung-ro 20-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:30-22:30, L.O 21:30 every day
â² Price range: The Bag Burger 10,800 won, Mozzarella Cheese Burger 9,800 won, Chicken Bong & Chicken Wing Fries 13,900 won, Chili Cheese Fries 10,800 won
â² Review (Asher Shikigami): A food truck that requires a reservation!!! Rather than being a colorful and cool place, it's a relaxing resort restaurant ~ It's a jewel that hasn't been well known yet, so be sure to try it before the crowds get crowded ~! This place is famous for its homemade burgers.