&Gather Cafe is a modern looking coffee store located near Hannam Bridge, that got really popular after the members of BTS came to film one of their Run BTS episode.
Book Park (북파크)
Book Park is located in a cultural complex in Itaewon and is a combination of a bookstore, coffee shop, and art gallery. When entering the building, visitors will be greeted by thousands of books stacked on wooden shelves from floor to ceiling. As long as you stay on the premises, Read more [...]
LINE Friends Cafe & Store (라인프렌즈 플래그십 스토어 가로수길점)
LINE Friends Cafe & Store in Garosu-gil in Gangnam is the biggest LINE Friends store in the world.
Kamong Cafe (카몽)
Kamong is a cafe owned and operated by the sister of Kai, the main dancer of the famous Kpop group Exo.
Dunkin Donuts JYP (던킨도너츠)
The Korean Dunkin Donuts is really different from the American stores. Every product offered by the franchise was Korean-ized, so you can find things like sweet potato donuts, Kimchi donuts, bubble tea latte, and other delicious products.
When it opened in 2000, Cofioca was Korea’s first-ever tapioca bubble tea cafe. It is located in Apgujeong, near the SM Building, which is why the members of Girl’s Generation, Exo, and Super Junior are regulars of this café and it is even possible to order their favorite drinks.
20 Space: The Mint Universe (The Mint Universe 20 스페이스)
20 Space: The Mint Universe is a coffee and gift shop opened by Cube Entertainment where you can have a coffee break while listening to your favorite Cube artists.
Zapangi is a unique cafe: to go inside visitors have to go through a Pink vending machine door.
Stylenanda 3CE PINKPOOLCAFE (스타일난다 홍대 플래그십 스토어)
Located in Myeongdong, Stylenanda Pink Pool Café is one of the most quirky yet instagrammable cafés of Seoul.
Poop Café (똥카페)
Seoul is famous for its many themed cafés, some very serious, others really funny. Poop café, as its name suggests, is definitely part of the latter.
Fritz Coffee Company (프릳츠 도화점)
When a barista champion opens his own coffee shop, you know it ought to be good. Fritz Coffee Company is located near Gongdeok Station, in Yeouido.
Daerim Warehouse (대림창고)
Seongsu-dong was, in the 1960s and the 1970s, home to many factories and handmade shoe companies. But most of those businesses closed down, leaving abandoned industrial buildings in their wake.
Coffee Hanyakbang (커피한약방)
Like a hidden gem, this vintage-like café is located in Euljiro, in a shoulder-width alley behind some buildings.
Seoul is definitely famous for its quirky and original cafés, but this one might take the cake.
Burning Heart ( 버닝하트 )
This is a cafe famed for its coffee, cake, and beer. As the owner of the cafe is a big fan of singer ‘Seo Taiji’, the interior of the cafe is decorated with stuff showing the footprint of the owner as a fan of ‘Seo Taiji’.
Coffee Mill ( 커피 방앗간 )
Coffee Mill is a cozy and humble coffee shop located in the Samcheong-dong neighborhood. The tables are full of the names of lovers and customers as if representing the history of this place. It’s a perfect shop to have a relaxed coffee time, with the owner’s hand-made Dutch coffee making Read more [...]
Yri Café (이리카페)
Yri Café, located in Sangsu-dong, Mapo-gu, is much more than just a simple café; it is a gathering place for artists. On a regular basis, the café plans and holds mini concerts and artistic performances that represent a number of different genres including music, theater, and fine arts. Menu specialties Read more [...]
Seoul City Hall Citizens’ Hall ( 서울 시청 시민청 )
If you head down to CIty Hall’s basement, you will find Citizens’ Hall which is located on the first and second basement level of the Seoul City Hall. The Citizens’ Hall was built for the people as a space dedicated to listening to the voices of the people with Speakers Corner Read more [...]
Hongdae/Hapjeong/Sangsu-dong Cafe Streets ( 홍대 카페거리 )
Hongdae is Seoul’s number one area for artists, musicians, designers and other people that require looking out a window and thinking for long periods of time. And of course, that means Hongdae has one of the highest concentrations of coffee shops in Seoul. You too can stare out windows Korean Read more [...]
pastel de nata (파스텔 드 나따) (The Heirs – Dream Catcher Shop)
Cha Eun Sang has a handmade willow hoop in this drama. The willow hoop is called a dream-catcher, meaning ”dream snare”. She saw a dream-catcher shop while thinking about Kim Tan. Actually, this is an egg tart shop which is located in Jungno-gu of Seoul.
Mango Six ( 망고식스 ) ( The Heirs )
Mango Six is a coffee and dessert cafe. You can find it everywhere in Korea. Cha Eun Sang worked at a Mango six cafe in the drama. (Location: Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul) Mango Bubble Smoothie : KRW 6 300 Mango Juice KRW 6 200 Coconut Mango KRW 5 900
The Min’s ( 더민스 )
Run by Lee Chang-min, a member of the K-pop group 2AM and Homme, The Min’s located in Apgujeong-dong is known for frequent visits by the members of Bangtan Boys. Inside the café, visitors will be able to see a wide array of pictures and autographs of BTS, as well as Read more [...]
Dalcom Coffee Yangjae ( 달콤 카페 )
Episode 6 of highlights the blooming love between Seo Dae-Young and Yoon Myung-Joo. Dae-Young takes a selfie pouting for Myung-Joo who stands out of the windows. The two creates a romantic mood as if they are kissing across the windows. The steamy date scene of so called ‘Gu-Won couple’ was Read more [...]
And Here Cafe (BigBang Seungri Cafe) ( 앤드히어 카페 )
The café And Here, located in Daehangno, has a quite different atmosphere than other coffee shops. A wide indoor space, a well-lit terrace, and a small stage to the side of the second floor often become the places for performances. We can also find the trace of BigBang in these Read more [...]