The Shilla Seoul's flagship restaurant, La Yeon,
has been awarded three Michelin stars for a third consecutive
A fine-dining traditional Korean
restaurant, La Yeon offers authentic flavours and creative
interpretations of time-honoured recipes using the very highest
Since opening in 2013, La Yeon has earned global
attention for its service, ambiance, and sophisticated menu.
Offering reinterpretations of classic recipes using modern
culinary techniques, the award-winning restaurant distinguishes
itself with unique presentations of recipes dating back to ancient
The restaurant has
distinguished itself with premium, Korean-grown ingredients
procured from exclusive sources around the country. The menu at La
Yeon refreshes every three months to reflect the changing seasons
and produce, placing emphasis on freshness and provenance.
“It is an exceptional honour to be acknowledged by the
Michelin Guide for a third consecutive year,” said Executive Chef
Kim Sung Il. “In recent years, Korean cuisine has gained
recognition for its seasonal flavours and refined techniques. This
latest Michelin honour is a validation of our team’s commitment to
preserving and showcasing traditional Korean recipes.”
La Yeon’s team of culinary specialists are dedicated to
honouring Korean gastronomy. Led by Chef Kim, they explore
traditional recipes passed down over generations and revive these
techniques in creative ways. Their commitment to excellence
extends to the specialty cookware, designed exclusively by the
team to reveal the pure flavours and ingredients.
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