Coffee Shop Outlets which Often Appear in K-Drama (Part 1)

Those of you who often watch K-Drama must find it familiar to see a certain coffee shop appear in K-Drama. In this post, we will give you the list of few coffee shops which often appear in K-Drama from time to time. Want to know what they are? Check this out!

The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince in Hongdae

Image Source: MBC
Image Source: MBC

Where: 337-2. Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul

How to get there: Hongik Univ. station Line No.2 / Hongik Univ. station Line Gyeongui / Hongik Univ. station Airport Railway

The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince is located in Hong Dae. This is the cafe where the shooting of ‘Coffee Prince’ took place. The drama, which was starred by Gong Yoo and Yoon Eun Hye, had ‘cafe’ as its theme, therefore, most of the scenes in the drama displayed almost every corner of this cafe. If you’re a big fan of ‘Coffe Prince’, this place is a must visit destination for you when you go to Korea! This cafe will help you reminisce the memory and love between Choi Han Gyeol and Go Eun Chan in the best way!

Mango Six

Image Source: SBS
Image Source: SBS

Where: 891-46, Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

How to get there: Seolleung station Line No.2

Mango Six is the cafe that became one of the many shooting locations of drama ‘The Heirs’. This cafe is located in Daechi-dong, near Gangnam. Mango Six is where Eun Sang (Park Shin Hye) worked part-time. Most of the scenes in ‘The Heirs’ were also done in Mango Six, for example, the scene where Kim Tan (Lee Min Ho) and Choi Young Do (Kim Woo Bin) fought, the scene where Kim Tan hugged Eun Sang and shared their sadness, also the scene where Kim Tan told Eun Sang that he was the son of his father’s second wife.

Palm Palm Piano Café

Image Source: SBS
Image Source: SBS

Where: Sangsu-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul

How to get there: Sangu Station (Line 6)

If you somehow find yourself in the Sangu area, Palm Palm Piano Dining & Bar is a must-visit place for you! The place used to be a building for piano course, which was then transformed into a cafe. The interior design of this cafe is quite unique, with vintage style which added to its classic and elegant vice. This cafe once appeared in one of the many episodes of ‘My Love From The Star’ where Cheon Song Yo (Jun Ji Hyun) and Yoo Se Mi (Yoo In Na) ate chimaek (fried chicken and beer). Do you remember the scene?

Comic Book Cafe

Image Source: SBS
Image Source: SBS

Where: 50-6, Changcheon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul

How to get there: Sinchon station Line No.2 / Sinchon station Line Gyeongui

Comic Book Cafe in Sinchon is both a cafe and a place to rent/buy comics that also appeared in the drama ‘My Love from the Star’. This cafe is located in pedestrian area in Sinchon. All comics in this cafe are Manhwa (published in Korea). If you’re a big fan of manhwa, try to read in this cafe, just like what Cheon Song Yi did! This cafe also has a lot of beverages, ramen, cookies, and other dishes, so you could spend your time reading manhwa while accompanied by various food and beverages.

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