KongSil Restaurant: A Seocheon Feast Prepared Without Artificial Flavorings by the Mothers of Seocheon

About Kong Sil (콩실)

My visit to Kong Sil was an excursion into the authentic flavors of Korean cuisine, all made with the heart and soul of Seocheon’s farmers. This restaurant, located in the heart of the farming community in Seocheon, is a testament to the wholesome, natural dishes that are a hallmark of Korean heritage. Kong Sil, or “Kong Sil” in English, translates to ‘Bean House’, which is the essence of the food philosophy of this restaurant: simple, healthy, and natural.


Situated at 1044-13, Seoin-ro, Seo-myeon, Seocheon-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, Kong Sil (콩실) is not just a restaurant, but a destination that lets you experience the idyllic countryside charm of Korea. The journey to this place is as enriching as the food served here.

Operation Hours

Kong Sil (콩실) is open for lunch from 11:40 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and for dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. However, make sure to check for any changes in operational hours during holidays and special occasions.

Food Philosophy

The restaurant’s slogan, “Seocheon eomnideuri in-gong jo-mi-ryo eopshi cha-rineun Seocheonbabsang”, translates to “Seocheon meal prepared without artificial flavors by Seocheon mothers”. This encapsulates their commitment to provide meals that are both flavorful and healthy. The use of fresh, locally sourced ingredients ensures that every dish is bursting with natural flavors.

Contact Information

For inquiries and reservations, you may contact Kong Sil (콩실) at 010-2916-7979. It’s always a good idea to call ahead, especially during peak mealtimes or special occasions.


The following images offer a glimpse of my visit to Kong Sil (콩실). The first image shows the rustic charm of the restaurant, while the second image captures the appetizing dishes prepared with love and care.

Kong Sil Restaurant Exterior
Kong Sil Restaurant Dishes