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Our renowned Cantonese restaurant brings the grandeur of Shanghai’s swinging 1920s to modern Seoul, using premium ingredients, unique presentations and Chef de Cuisine Koo Kwok Fai’s authentic recipes to delight your senses.


11:30 am – 2:30 pm
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekend Brunch
11:30 am – 2:30 pm


Signature Dishes

  • Chef slices Yu Yuan Beijing Duck with large butcher's knife near bamboo basket
    Yu Yuan Beijing Duck

    Traditional Beijing duck served with condiments

  • Four oyster shells with Steamed Live Abalone in bowl with sauce
    Steamed Live Abalone

    With glass noodles and garlic sauce

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The Team

Portrait photo of Chef de Cuisine, Yu Yuan Koo Kwok Fai wearing white uniform

Koo Kwok Fai

Chef de Cuisine, Yu Yuan
A native Cantonese, Chef Koo is a seasoned chef with 27 years of experience working in various parts of Asia, including Hong Kong, China and Singapore and as executive chef at the two-Michelin-star restaurant Imperial Treasure in Shanghai. He is an expert in the principles of Cantonese cuisine and cookery, creating exquisite dishes that highlight the freshness of each ingredient while demonstrating a spectrum of rich Cantonese flavours that stimulate the taste buds.

“I am Chinese, and to me, eating means family and friends sharing – it’s a way of life.”

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