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5 restaurants in Gokseong, famous for filming locations.

A few years ago, director Na Hong-jin’s movie “Wailing” became famous. The content of the movie was heavy and scary, but in fact, Gokseong is a beautiful town along the Seomjingang River and has many unique cafes and restaurants. Gokseong, a good place to travel from a retro-sentimental train village to a fairy tale-like goblin village to a unique experience village and the World Rose Festival held in May every year, introducing five famous restaurants in Gokseong.

Gokseong Restaurant 5

Our short story. Dessert cafe, “단편”.

1.단편 ssun storang님의 인스타그램 1 Korean Food November 29th, 2023
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“단편” a cafe that makes rice cakes and desserts that anyone can trust and eat with pesticide-free rice and ingredients grown by themselves. The subtle atmosphere is emotional. All desserts are made of 100% domestic rice and animal whipped cream, and various desserts such as rice cakes and bread are prepared. Among them, cream cheese injeolmi is definitely a popular menu. Injeolmi, a chewy rice cake filled with cream cheese and plenty of savory soybean water, goes well with not only Americano but also all drinks. It is a cafe that is well-received as a dessert cafe that is good for both men and women of all ages due to its artificial and light taste.

▲ Location

202 Train Village Road, Ogok-myeon, Gokseong-gun, Jeollanam-do

▲ Business hours



Americano 3,500 won, cafe latte 4,000 won, grapefruit tea 5,000 won.

Japanese-style handmade pork cutlet made with black pork from Jirisan Mountain “지리산가는길”

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The pork cutlet restaurant “지리산가는길” where you eat while looking at the Seomjingang River. The view of Seomjingang River, which you can see when you sit on the terrace, is also admirable, but the real popular factor of this house is cheese pork cutlet. The combination of the soft texture of the meat and 100% natural cheese made of Jirisan refrigerated black pork makes it savory. Sirloin pork cutlet has a crispy and light taste, and mustard is added to the pork cutlet sauce to control the greasiness and refresh your appetite with a slightly pungent taste. When you order pork cutlet, the fried shrimp served one by one is not greasy and clean.

▲ Location

1334, Daehwanggang-ro, Jukgok-myeon, Gokseong-gun, Jeollanam-do

▲ Business hours

11:00-20:00 (Break time 16:00-17:00 / Last order 19:00) / Regular closing every Monday


Cheese pork cutlet 14,000 won Sirloin pork cutlet 13,000 won

Namdo Master’s Taste of Hand, “새수궁가든”.

3.새수궁가든 yulphoria 님의 인스타그램 1 Korean Food November 29th, 2023
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The restaurant “새수궁가든” by Kim Hye-sook, a Namdo master who came out as the representative of Jeollanam-do on the TV program “한식대첩” was the runner-up. The representative menus are blue crab soup and fried sweetfish. The neat side dishes are enough to stimulate your appetite. The fried sweetfish, which is fried after removing all the bones with the skill of Kim Hye-sook’s master, is crispy fried clothes, and the soft lean meat is light and soft. The sea urchin soup boiled with domestic sea urchin has a savory and deep taste. The broth, which does not smell fishy, is spicy and heavy, goes well with dried radish greens, which are clean and full.

▲ Location

1015-2, Seomjingang-ro, Jukgok-myeon, Gokseong-gun, Jeollanam-do

▲ Business hours

11:00-18:00 / Closed on weekdays due to cooking lectures


Sesame crab soup (domestic) KRW 50,000~70,000 Sweetfish fries (domestic) KRW 20,000~30,000

“곡성가든” a premium charcoal steak restaurant.

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곡성가든 with a super-large charcoal-grilled steak full of flavor. It is a steak that is grilled with time and care, and it takes 30 to 40 minutes to cook. The 1,200-g super-large Tomahawk steak is overwhelming from its visuals. The staff cuts the whole steak from the table and explains the part and order of eating it. A moderately well-cooked steak is juicy and chewed gently. Various sauces and salts are served together, so you can dip them according to your taste, and vegetables baked on the side, fruits, shrimp, and salad are served together to harmonize with steak.

▲ Location

16-19 Baegam-gil, Okgwa-myeon, Gokseong-gun, Jeollanam-do

▲ Business hours

11:30-22:00 (Last order 20:30) / Instagram notice when closed.


Gokseong Gold Ribs (Woodae Ribs) 94,900 won Giant Tomahawk Steak 1,200g 219,900 won

“미실란밥카페반하다 a farmhouse restaurant designated by the Rural Development Administration by Dr. Farmer.

5.미실란밥카페반하다 tove gan님의 인스타그램 Korean Food November 29th, 2023
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미실란밥카페반하다, CEO of the Ph.D. farmer who presented the Best Farmers Award by the UN Agricultural Food Organization. With the spirit of Food and Drug Dongwon (food and medicine have the same roots), it aims to become a natural healing table centered on local food in Gokseong. The germinated five-colored romantic set is the representative menu, consisting of taro black rice nurungji soup, nurungji salad, tricolored royal tteokbokki, black rice tofu kimchi, germinated five-colored rice, organic soybean paste soup and side dishes. The simple and neat table setting is also revealed in the taste of the food. Foods without chemical seasonings are reassuring after eating, but they feel comfortable inside.

▲ Location

2584 Misilan, Seomjingang River-ro, Gokseong-eup, Gokseong-gun, Jeollanam-do

▲ Business hours

11:30-15:00 Wednesday (last order 14:45) / Closed every Monday and Tuesday


germination five-color romantic set KRW 15,000 meldon (melon donkatsu) KRW 12,000 taro soup (vegetable) KRW 20,000



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