Best Korean Style Pubs in Garosu-gil Street

Local Recommendations from our My Guide Seoul team

In Seoul, a Korean style bar is a a place that serves drinks with food. You will see these small establishments all over the city. The main focus of these places is drinking and they do it well as prices are always spot on.

So what can you expect from Korean style bars in Seoul? They're usually called a 'Hof' or a 'Sul-jib' which literally means 'alchohol house'. These places have an open plan bar with simple tables and seats. For people having parties or in a large group, Hof bars and Suljibs are great places to visit. The food served here varies from place to place, but the most common food is fried chicken or some kind of meat dish. Even though the hof bars serve many different kinds of food, the main focus is still alchohol. The food, often meat, Korean Barbecue is tasty and when eaten with alcohol, Koreans call these meals; snack- or party food.