City Guide Restaurant Review: Poom (Daegu)

Reviewed by Sarah Degerman ETA’11-12

City:  Daegu (대구)
Restaurant Name: Poom (품)
Restaurant Address: 대구시 중구 동성로 2가 70-2 (7층)

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Directions: From 중앙로 station (line 1), head east from exit 2 until you reach the February 28 Anniversary Park (2.28 기념 중앙공원). Make a right at the park and you should see the entrance to the restaurant within 15m on your right.
Food Served: Asian fusion
Price: Approximately 10,000-12,000 won for a starter soup/salad, dinner course, and beverage.

This restaurant was recommended to me by a Korean friend, a local Daegu native. The restaurant is fairly large and spacious with comfortable seating and a pleasant ambiance. When the weather is warmer, they open the outside patio for guests to dine en plein air. The menu is in Korean and English. Food is decent. Service is good. Restaurant offers standard Asian fusion fare, including rice, pasta, steak, and pizza dishes. But I think it is the location of the restaurant — on the top floor of a building in a central downtown location — that is its biggest appeal.

Atmosphere (Out of 5)
5 – Located on the top (7th) floor of a building in downtown Daegu, casual and comfortable atmosphere.

Service (Out of 5)
5

Food (Out of 5)
3 – Food seemed pretty average to me, definitely not bad but also not the most spectacular food I’ve ever had.

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