Do you know the hit Korean drama “Hospital Playlist”? In the season 1 of this series, one of the things that the lead characters do is to eat together. And of course, eating with your friends is always good if its done over a tasteful samgyeopsal. One of its scene was filmed at Hanam Pig House in Gangnam, Seoul.
About Hanam Pig House
Hanam Pig House (하남돼지집 강남구청점) is a restaurant chain in Korea that serves charcoal-grilled pork. Unlike most BBQ restaurants where the customers grill the pork themselves, In Hanam Pig House, the pork is grilled in front of costumers. This restaurant chain has over 260 branches nationwide. And despite of the pancemic, they recently opened their 261st branch in the country.
According to recent statistics, the average life span of a brand is only about 4 years but Hanam Pig House has been in the business for 10 years. This only shows that they are loved by their customers and new ones are still coming.
With the use of their charcoal-grilling process, Hanam Pig House serves flavorful pork meat to its customers. They also serve variety of options on their menu.
On their set 1 main menu, they serve Samgyeopsal – Por Belly, Teukmosal – Collar Butt and Saenggalbi – Rib. For the set 2, it has Galmegisal – Skirt Meat, Hangjangsal – Jowl Meat and Gabrisal – False Lean Meat.
Aside from charcoal-grilled pork, you can also order stew such as Pork Kimchi Stew, Soybean Paste Stew and Red Pepper Paste Stew.
On top of that, you can also opt to pair your meat with noodles such as Cold Buckwheat Noodle with Pollack, Cold Kimchi Broth Wheat Noodles and Cold Meat Broth Buckwheat Noodles.
Additionally, Hanam Pig House also serves beverages and alcoholic drinks that is best paired with the samgyeopsal.
Main Menu Set 1
- Samgyeopsal – Por Belly: 14,000 KRW (180g)
- Teukmosal – Collar Butt: 14,000 KRW (180g)
- Saenggalbi – Rib: 14,000 KRW (200g)
- Assorted: 40,000 KRW
Main Menu Set 2
- Galmegisal – Skirt Meat: 14,000 KRW (150g)
- Hangjangsal – Jowl Meat: 15,000 KRW (150g)
- Gabrisal – False Lean Meat: 14,000 KRW (150g)
- Assorted: 55,000 KRW
- Pork Kimchi Stew: 7,000 KRW
- Soybean Paste Stew: 4,000 KRW
- Red Pepper Paste Stew: 7,000 KRW
- Cold Buckwheat Noodle with Pollack: 6,000 KRW
- Kimchi Broth Wheat Noodles (Cold): 5,000 KRW
- Cold Meat Broth Buckwheat Noodles: 5,000 KRW
The beverages cost from 2,000 to 10,000 KRW depending on the type and its brand.
*Note that prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Kdrama Filming Location
Hanam Pig House appeared on the episode 9 of Kdrama “Hospital Playlist”. Seok-hyung (Yoo Dae-myung) brings his friends to this restaurant after his mother tells him to treat them to show gratitude on checking up on her while she is admitted in the hospital.
Hanam Pig House is open daily from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM. But note however that its operating hours may be shortened due to COVID-19 restrictions in Seoul.
How to get there
Address: 53 Teheran-ro 81-gil, Samseong 1(il)-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Alternate address: 647 Seolleung-ro, Nonhyeon 2(i)-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea (서울특별시 강남구 선릉로 647 영광빌딩 1층 (논현동 254-17)
Take Seoul Subway Line 7/Bundang Line and get off at Gangnam-gu Office Station (강남구청역), Exit 2. From there, walk for approximately 5 minutes.
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