Good wholesome food is plentiful and cheap in Korea. Students staying in dormitories can opt for a meal plan during their stay there. This meal plan covers three meals a day, seven days a week. Most of the buildings on campus have cafeterias and/or small shops where students can buy snacks, sandwiches and drinks. Besides this, near the campus gates there are many restaurants that well korean food.
- Cafeteria on 2nd Fl - Serves lunch and dinner.
(Business hours: lunch -11:30 am-1:00 pm, dinner: 5:30 pm -7:00 pm)
- SolDoree Café – Serves a range of barista coffees, other beverages, snacks and sandwiches.
(Business hours: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm)
- SolDoree Bistro – Serves a range of western and Korean light meals.
(Business hours: 11:30 am- 9 pm)
- SolKorean - An upscale Korean restaurant serving a ”modern” Korean menu.
(Business hours: Lunch 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, Dinner 5:30 pm – 9 pm)
Woosong Campus Dormitory Cafeterias are open during the semester and exclusively serve a variety of food. Operating hours are displayed throughout the dormitories and at the cafeterias themselves. In the Sol-Geo dormitory complex are two cafeterias: Sol Kor-West & Sol East. So Kor-West serves Korean and western-like food items and the Sol-East serves food items especially for our Muslim students. Students are free to eat at any cafeteria on campus that they prefer.
Woosong Language Institute (WLI) Cafeteria, on Level 1 of the WLI building, is a cafeteria that sells noodles, and hot meals during the semester and also during selected WLI courses during the intersession. It is open from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm throughout the week.
Solpine Bakery, located in the Woosong Tower Level 2, serves hot and cold beverages, cakes, pastries, sandwiches, and ice cream. It is open from 9 am to 9 pm.
Solpine Restaurant, located in the 13th Fl of Woosong Tower, offers an upscale cuisine by the Woosong Culinary Academy’s international and Korean top chef faculty members and their students. The restaurant opens from 11:30 am to 2 pm for lunch and from 5:30 pm to 9 pm for dinner. It is closed on Sunday. Students and faculty who present their SolBridge ID are eligible for a 20% discount on their meals. The restaurant is open from 12 am to 10 pm every day (042-629-6610).
There are many small restaurants around Daejeon for Korean Food. There is food to suit every taste. Areas like Eun-Haeng Dong and New Daejeon have plenty of larger restaurants serving a range of menus from Eastern to Western cuisines—like Chinese, Indonesian, Indian, Pakistani, American, Italian and even French food. Refer to the Student Handbook for more details.
We have made every attempt to locate all the restaurants but Daejeon is a great place to discover out-of-the-place favorites. Do let us know when you find a new one, we’ll add it to the list.