[Hidden gems]Knife-cut noodles – Gwanghwamun

Knife-cut noodles

Knife-cut noodles ,also known as knife-sliced noodles or knife-shaved noodles in English, are a type of noodle in Chinese cuisine often associated with Shanxi province.  As the name implies, unlike pulled noodles, they are prepared by thinly cutting a block of dough directly into boiling water.[1] The resulting noodles are ribbon-shaped, fairly thick, and chewy when cooked.


Located in Gwanghwamun, Seoul

There is hidden gem in Gwanghwamun, Seoul. It is easy to find as it is located on the 1st floor of Le Meilleur Building in Gwanghwamun.

You can order knife-cut noodles and dumplings together, so it it good to eat in a variety of ways.


Knife-cut noodles Gwanghwamun – Menus

If you can’t read Korean, it’s ok. You can easy to select food with pictures. Also it is convenient because it can be done using a mini tablet at every table.



  • Food comes out fast
  • Not as spicy as thought
  • the meat is tender
  • the noodles are chewy