Food & Drink

Ashley Buffet: Korea’s Famous Western-Style Buffet Restaurant

Do you want to take a break from eating Korean food while in Korea and try western food? Would like to eat without limit and without breaking the bank? Then try Ashley Buffet restaurant, the most famous western-style buffet in the country.

About Ashley Buffet

Ashley is a restaurant chain owned by E-Land Eats Co., Ltd. It has over a hundred retail stores in the country. Their most famous brand is the Ashley Buffet. This buffet restaurant offers unlimited western-style dishes that you will surely enjoy eating. I personally like this restaurant to the point that I even celebrated my birthday with friends in two different branches. Moreover, our school would usually hold a welcome or closing party at Ashley at the start or at the end of the semester.


The available dishes vary per branch and restaurant type. But they offer food from appetizers, to main course, side dishes, desserts and drinks.

Ashley Classic

The Ashley Classic offers at least 60 different kinds of dishes in the salad bar that you can choose bar. Among all the types of Ashley buffet, this one it the most basic one and the cheapest.

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Ashley W Premium

On the other hand, Ashley W Premium offers at least 100 premium dishes that will definitely make you have multiple rounds in the salad bar.

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Ashley Queens

While Ashley Queens will make you feel like a King or Queen by savoring at least 200 mouth-watering dishes from all over the world. There are seafood, pasta, steak, Korean food and other cuisines from other countries.


Just like its menu, the cost of dining at Ashley Buffet vary per branch and restaurant type.

Ashley Classic

  • Weekday: 9,900 KRW
  • Weekend: 13,900 KRW

Ashley W Premium

  • Weekday Lunch: 13,900 KRW
  • Weekday Dinner: 19,900 KRW
  • Weekend: 19,900 KRW

Ashley Queens

  • Weekday Lunch: 15,900 KRW
  • Weekday Dinner: 22,900 KRW
  • Weekend: 25,900 KRW


Ashley Buffet branches have the same wester-style vibes inside the restaurant. Some branches even have rooms which you can reserve for meetings and small gatherings. The branch in Eland gives its customer a nice view of the Han River while dining.

Operating Hours and Locations

Ashley Buffet has a lot of branches all over Korea. So far, I have visited the ones from Seoul, Daejeon and Sejong. These are their operating hours and locations:

Eland Cruise (Seoul)

  • Operating Hours: 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Location: 290 Yeouidong-ro, Yeoeuido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • How to get there: Ride a subway and get off at Yeouinaru Station (Seoul Subway Line 5). Find your way out to Exit 3. Walk towards Yeouido Dock (about 12 minutes by foot), then you will see E-land Cruise terminal. The restaurant is located inside the cruise terminal.

Konkuk University (Seoul)

  • Operating Hours: 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Location: 4-20 Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul (서울 광진구 능동로 110 스타시티 영존빌딩 B동 4층)
  • How to get there: Take Metro Subway line 7 and get off at Konkuk University Station, Exit 3. From Exit 3, go inside the Star City building. The restaurant is located on the 4th floor.

Yuseong Homeplus (Daejeon)

  • Operating Hours: 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Location: Daejeon, Yuseong-gu, 봉명동 669 홈플러스 4층 (4th floor)
  • How to get there: Take bus no. 106 and get off at Yurim Park. From there, walk to Homeplus. Or take bus no. 102 and get off at Home Plus Yuseong Branch. The restaurant is on the 4th floor.

Homeplus Sejong

  • Location: 162-3 Bangchuk-ri, Nam-myeon, Yeongi-gun, Chungcheongnam-do (충청남도 연기군 남면 방축리 162-3)
  • How to get there: Ashley Buffet is located inside Homeplus Sejong branch

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🇵🇭 Joey

A scholar, marketer, educator, traveler, and ultimately, a fangirl currently living in South Korea. I mostly write about Hallyu-related places as well tips on traveling and living in Korea.