Experience Reinterpreted Royal Cuisine at Gaya Suragan Restaurant

About 가야수라간 (Ga-ya-soo-ra-gan)

Prepare yourself for a royal culinary experience in the heart of South Korea’s countryside. Nestled in the area of Deoksan-myeon in Yesan County, the restaurant called 가야수라간 (Ga-ya-soo-ra-gan) has made a name for itself by offering a unique blend of palace cuisine and local farm-to-table dishes.

Historical Significance

The area of Deoksan-myeon itself is steeped in history, renowned as a refuge for court ladies during the late Joseon Dynasty and the Japanese occupation era, earning its name ‘Palace Village’. This past is reflected in the unique local cuisine – a fusion of royal palace food and farm dishes, passed down through generations.

The Journey of the Restaurant

가야수라간 (Ga-ya-soo-ra-gan) is the brainchild of Lee Hye-young, who studied royal palace cuisine and dared to reinterpret it, showcasing dishes that marry local specialties with the opulence and finesse of court food.


  • Address: 20 Garusil-gil, Deoksan-myeon, Yesan-gun, Chungnam
  • Operating Hours: 11:00 – 21:00
  • Reservations: Yes
  • Telephone: 041-337-3790

Embark on this culinary journey where traditional Korean palace cuisine meets fresh local ingredients, and discover the rich history and culture of South Korea. Whether you’re a food adventurer or a traditional food enthusiast, 가야수라간 (Ga-ya-soo-ra-gan) will not disappoint.