Namhyangwon: Preserving the Authentic Family Recipes for a Healthy Meal – A Legacy of 500 Years

Welcome to Nanhyangwon (난향원)

Immerse yourself in a culinary journey back in time at Nanhyangwon (난향원), a charming restaurant in Gyeongsan-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do that embraces Korea’s rich food heritage. Operated by passionate farmers who are dedicated to preserving traditional flavors, Nanhyangwon boasts the essence of the Korean countryside and its gastronomic legacy.

Nanhyangwon exterior

A Homely Ambiance with a Taste of Tradition

At Nanhyangwon, every meal is a feast for the senses. The restaurant’s motto, translating to “A Healthy Table Preserving the Taste of the Ancient House That Has Been Passed on for 500 Years”, encapsulates the culinary philosophy here. The emphasis is on time-honored recipes, using locally sourced, seasonally fresh ingredients.

Traditional Korean meal

Experience and Expertise

The restaurant’s representative, Lim Ik-Gyung, is a member of the Gyeongsan-si Korean Food Research Association. With a keen interest in traditional and medicinal foods, Lim Ik-Gyung has completed specialist courses in wild vegetable processing at Daegu Oriental Medicine University, Oriental Therapeutic Food Specialty, and the Daegu Yeon Cooking Academy. She holds qualifications in Korean Cuisine Cooking, International Food and Nutrition Guidance, and Local Food Guidance.

Supporting Local Farmers and Cultural Heritage

Nanhyangwon’s operation contributes to local food consumption and rural revitalization by utilizing local farm produce and the natural and cultural assets of the surrounding area. It is more than just a restaurant; it’s a sustainable initiative that champions local farmers and preserves and promotes rural traditional culture.

Surrounding nature

Visit Us

  • Address: 16-5, Yongsan-gil, Yongsung-myeon, Gyeongsan-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
  • Hours: 10:00~20:00
  • Booking: Reservation is required
  • Closed: Every Monday
  • Telephone: 053-852-8775

Nanhyangwon interior
Nanhyangwon meal

We look forward to welcoming you to our table at Nanhyangwon, where you can savor the taste and spirit of the Korean countryside.