Pierre Gagnaire is one of the finest French restaurants in Seoul that is located on the 35th floor of the New Wing. If you are looking for some of the top-notch French cuisine in Seoul, then you cannot miss out on the Pierre Gagnaire. Another interesting aspect that makes the Pierre Gagnaire stands apart from other restaurants is the stylish décor along with the spectacular views it offers of the Bukhan Mountain and the city lights of Seoul.

The restaurant offers unique French cuisine presented in an artistic manner and prepared using some innovative and out-of-the-box cooking styles that you can never see in any other French restaurants. The wine collection is also extraordinary with a total of 270 different collections and some of which you could never have tasted in Seoul. The customer service is quite extraordinary too.

Opened in 2008, the restaurant is headed by the current Chef Fredrich Eyrier who has a lot of experience working with some celebrated chefs like Roger Verge, Alain Senderens, Bernard Loiseau and finally under Pierre Gagnaire in the original Pierre Gagnaire located in France.

The dining hall is pretty much spacious with the table spread out and covered with clean and neatly ironed linen tablecloths and napkins made out of soft linen highly complement the table cloth as well. The hall is fully carpeted that absorbs all the sound and keeps the noise level as low as possible. The room was well-lit enabling a conducive environment for foodies to take quality pictures of the finest dishes to share it with their friends.


Under Renovation – July 1, 2017 ~ July 31, 2018

Q In the Kitchen

The Chef de Cuisine of Pierre Gagnaire Seoul, Frederic Eyrier was born in a small town of Rognonas near Avignon joined Pierre Gagnaire Seoul in 2012. He gained a lot of experience under the mentorship of the late French celebrity chef and legend Bernard Loiseau. According to Chef Frederic Eyrier, the restaurant at Seoul use the same standards that is being followed at the parent restaurant in Paris right from the use of linens, furniture and even to the uniform of the staff at the restaurant.

Speaking about his experience with the master chef Pierre Gagnaire, he recollects that in 1996 that he happened to meet with the master chef when he moved the Pierre Gagnaire to Rue Balzac in Paris. According to him, Gagnaire was truly a master in the art of cooking and never thinks anything is impossible at any point of time.

Before he met Gagnaire, Chef Frederic Eyrier has worked with other celebrated chefs and the only difference he sees between them and Gagnaire is with them there were set rules when it comes to cooking and with Gagnaire he looks to break every rule and create his own.

Q Awards and Achievements

Michelin Guide Seoul 2017: Two Stars ☆☆

Q The Menu

6 rue Balzac - 8 course - KRW 200'000
L'esprit Pierre Gagnaire - 9 course - KRW 300'000
Hommage à Séoul - 15 course - KRW 400'000

Q Dress code, children and other policies.

Dress code is smart or business casual. Gents are kindly required to wear collared shirts, long trousers and closed shoes. Jeans and athletic shoes are acceptable, however casual clothing T-shirts, shorts, slippers and revealing, ripped or distressed clothing may not be worn.

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  • Meals served:Lunch, Dinner
  • Cuisine Style:French fine dining

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