The Michelin Guide for Seoul 2019 has just released with two new two-starred restaurants and five new one-starred restaurants, making a total of 26 restaurants with star recognitions.
Mingles and Alla Prima enter in the two-star selection this year for the first time in three years, up from one star in 2017. They join the existing two-starred restaurants Jungsik, Kojima, Kwonsooksoo.
Five new restaurants have entered the list in the one-star category: Hansikgonggan by chef Cho Hee-suk and Jeong Gyeong-il, Lee Jong Kuk 104 by chef Lee Jong-kuk, Mosu by chef Ahn Sung-jae who moved from San Francisco to Seoul, Muoki by chef Park Moo-hyu and STAY, the modern casual French restaurant by renowned chef Yannick Alléno.
Maintaining 3 stars from 2017 are Gaon and La Yeon.
Here’s the full list of starred restaurants in Michelin Guide to Seoul 2019.