Sunday, 28 October 2007
Restuarant [Seoul]: Samarkand
Named after the second largest city in Uzbekistan, the Samarkand restaurant, according to 'The Korea Times' boasts "a unique atmosphere it shares with its namesake". Located in Dongdaemun, the textile trading center of Seoul, he writes, "...the interior at Samarkand is very simple and practical, resembling more a cafe than a restaurant, with small tables, prints on the wall and a TV at one end of the room playing Russian dramas, giving it a true sense of authenticity. Seating 40 indoors and room for about eight outdoors, the menu is in Russian and Korean, and there is a photo of each dish.
Full Review John Redmond: The Korea Times
To Get There: leave Dongdaemun Stadium (lines 2, 4 and 5) exit#12 and walk towards Boston Bar. Turn left at the first street, past Korean restaurants, and turn right at the end of the street. Samarkand is in the lane on the right.
Map: Map: Samarkand