HWAYANG-DONG KONDAE
FOOD STREET

Where is a grilled pork belly restaurant with retro ambience and the café where you enter by opening a closet door? Walk down this trendy street where everything you eat and enjoy becomes a hot topic in real time.

Trendy Feast of Eastern and Western Foods

Konkuk University Station Exits 1 and 2 are meeting places to spend an exciting day. There are famous restaurants that customers have to wait in a long line to eat, and numerous shopping stores and surprising attractions.

Konkuk University Station intersection is the place with continuous influx of people as it is a 360-degree playground that connects Konkuk University, Hwayang-dong Kondae Food Street, Rodeo Street and Star City Mall. Partic-ularly, there are many hot spots in the ‘Hwayang-dong Kondae Food Street’, such as cozy Italian restaurants, cafés with unique features, modern barbe-que houses, and plenty of traditional taverns.

Subway line 2&7, Konkuk University Station Exit 1, 2

Macho Chef | Steak/Pizza

Casual Italian restaurants are a great date spot for young couples. Every store has its own unique menus, such as pork belly steak with exotic fire shows, and direct-fired bulgogi pizza with craft beer that will be a feast to the eyes and mouth.

Jipsin | Spicy Stewed Ribs

Eating spicy food is still popular on social media. Try eating stewed ribs, which are mixed with red spicy seasoning, and noo-dles, green onions, and mushrooms. It is delicious yet spicy, so it is recommended to eat it with a rice ball or steamed egg.

Order in advance the level of spiciness after selecting beef or pork ribs.

Yugilgwan | Grilled Pork Belly

There are many pork belly specialty restaurants which are cost-friendly. Cook a thick slice pork belly on a grill and dip it in salt or top it with wasabi! The more you chew, the more savory it will be.

Each store has different sauces and basic set menus (white radish slices, pickled victory onion leaves, etc.).

Mindeulleholssi | Traditional Tavern

A lot of delicious and fine-casual snacks make cus-tomers to keep on drinking. Makgeolli, rice wine, is perfect for menus such as salty acorn jelly salad and kimchi pancake. The world of makgeolli is endless as some are made with sticky rice, honey, or chestnuts.

Cafe Armoire / Tiger Sugarkr | Desserts

In ‘Hwayang-dong Kondae Food Street’, there are a va-riety of dessert cafés with brown sugar bubble milk tea and macaroons which were big hits in Korea in 2019, also diverse stores with unique interiors. Meet star desserts on social media which will make you take proof shots such as brown sugar bubbles tea with brown syrup marbling in milk or cheese cakes in a shape of toys.

WHERE TO GO, Attractions
Common Ground

The landmark of Kondae district, Common Ground is a shopping mall complex built with 200 shipping containers. There are streetwear brands and lifestyle shops on the 1st and 2nd floor, and outdoor restaurants with a great view on the 3rd floor.

Subway Line 2&7, Konkuk Univer-sity Station Exit 6, 5min on foot

Konkuk University Rodeo Street

This shopping district is located across ‘Hwayang-dong Kondae Food Street’, where popular brand shops, fusion cui-sine restaurants and new cafes are locat-ed.

Subway Line 2&7, Konkuk University Station Exit 5&6, 1min on foot

Lotte Department Store
– Konkuk University Star City Branch

In addition to luxury select shops and
young casual brands, there are a one-person broadcasting experience studio on the 5th floor and Monster VR Theme Park on the 10th floor.
The 2nd and 3rd floors of the department store are connected to Star City Mall Lotte Cinema.

Star City Mall

Star City Mall is always crowded with people enjoying Lotte Cinema, a movie premiere, and a cluster of popular restaurants.

Subway Line 2&7, Konkuk University Station Exit 5, 5min on foot

WHERE TO GO, Attractions
Common Ground

The landmark of Kondae district, Common Ground is a shopping mall complex built with 200 shipping containers. There are streetwear brands and lifestyle shops on the 1st and 2nd floor, and outdoor restaurants with a great view on the 3rd floor.

Subway Line 2&7, Konkuk Univer-sity Station Exit 6, 5min on foot

Konkuk University Rodeo Street

This shopping district is located across ‘Hwayang-dong Kondae Food Street’, where popular brand shops, fusion cui-sine restaurants and new cafes are locat-ed.

Subway Line 2&7, Konkuk University Station Exit 5&6, 1min on foot

Lotte Department Store
– Konkuk University Star City Branch

In addition to luxury select shops and
young casual brands, there are a one-person broadcasting experience studio on the 5th floor and Monster VR Theme Park on the 10th floor.
The 2nd and 3rd floors of the department store are connected to Star City Mall Lotte Cinema.

Star City Mall

Star City Mall is always crowded with people enjoying Lotte Cinema, a movie premiere, and a cluster of popular restaurants.

Subway Line 2&7, Konkuk University Station Exit 5, 5min on foot

FUN TIPS!
VR café
Coin karaoke
Escape room café
Archery café
FUN TIPS!
VR café
Coin karaoke
Escape room café
Archery café
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