Article: Top 10 Cafes/Restaurants Featured In K-Dramas

South Korea has numerous cafes and restaurants to serve the locals and tourists. The culture of family dates, work dinners, and couple dates is prominent.  Apart from the regular coffee shops and hotel bars, K-drama famous cafes and restaurants also exist in reality. You can recreate the iconic scenes from the dramas by visiting these places. Some have cozy vibes, and some with incredible architecture and infrastructure. Some have traditional looks, and some are greenhouse based. To mention some of them which appeared in the K-dramas are-

1. Chocolatier Zino

Chocolatier Zino is European-style based cafe in South Korea. This cafe has played a great backdrop for Korean Dramas. Huge K-drama fans must be aware of only Goblin has been shot here. But to list out the dramas it has Goblin in its list, along with The heirs, Crash Landing on You, and Avengers Social Club. The whole setup of the restaurant/cafe is in European decor, tables, chairs, etc.

Find It Here:  Tanhyeon-myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


2. The Farmer’s Table

It is an Italian restaurant in Hyeri Art Village. It has great infrastructure, a unique style of equipment built-up, and open space, not so crowdy. For its uniqueness, dramas have made an appearance here. Dramas include- What’s wrong with Secretary Kim, Boys Over Flowers, Romance Is A Bonus Book, and Touch Your Heart. You can enjoy the food, say their ratings.

Find It Here:  59-77 Heyrimaeul-Gil, Beopheung-Ri, Tanhyeon-Myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


3. Dal.Komm Coffe

The cafe is most famous for the Descendants of the Sun shooting. The shop appears 3-4 times in the drama with cute and iconic scenes. A few cafe shots from Goblin are filmed here. The cafe has broadened its existence as a franchise brand with multiple branches. It serves the finest coffee brews and refreshments as per the ratings.

Find It Here:  Main branch- Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea


4. BBQ Olive Chicken Cafe

It’s a cafe and a din-in spot for some chicken, beer, and coffee for sure. BBQ Olive Chicken cafe appeared in most of the parts of the ‘Goblin’ drama and gradually increased its popularity. Then the ‘Crash Landing on You’ scenes, where the characters are enjoying food and match, and the drama ‘The king: Eternal Monarch’ has BBQ Olive in their scenes.

Find It Here:  Ewhayeodae 3-Gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea


5. Mango Six

‘A Gentleman's Dignity and ‘The Heirs’ has likely promoted one item from the Mango Six’s menu- mango coconut juice. Visit this fine and socially active cafe for types of juices, coffees, desserts, and the bestseller mango coconut juice. And don’t miss to spot while watching the dramas.

Find It Here:  Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea


6. Helsinki Espresso Bar

It is a well-spaced, light-colored cafe bar with decent touch for social gatherings and meetings. The view of the cafe can make us guess of European style. It beautifully appeared in ‘The World of Married and What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim?’ dramas.

Find It Here:  10 Jeongjail-ro 213beongil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


7. White Birch Story Tea House

Like the name, the place is a nest of stories, and unlike other cafes, this place is artists and cozy enough to get mesmerized by small kinds of stuff in every corner. It is a Hanok-style designed cafe house. ‘Dae Jang Geum Is Watching, Goblin and Touch Your Heart’ scenes were filmed here.

Find It Here:  Yulguk-Ro 1 Gil 74-15, Samcheong-dong, Seoul, South Korea


8. Alex The Cafe

Located in a peaceful and rural area, this greenhouse cafe is ruling its appearance in all aspects - Good food, good environment, and good infrastructure. A coffee date from  ‘What’s wrong with Secretary Kim?’ happens in this stunning, sophisticated place.

Find It Here:  103-30 Tongil-ro 493beonan-gil, Sinwon-dong, Deokyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do


9. Oriole Cafe Bar

Serving both types of beverages to its customers, the place is famous in the city. The rooftop is usually in demand by customers as well as drama shootings. ‘More Than Friends, Itaewon Class,’ and many other dramas were filmed here. The main Danbam restaurant of Itaewon Class is Oriole Cafe Bar.

Find It Here:  43 Sinheung-ro 20-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea


10. Plate B

Though Café Gil now replaces Plat B, the place is still renowned for the shooting of the series - 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon.’  Plate B acted as a bakery shop. It ranks in the top list, along with other cafes and restaurants in Seoul.

Find It Here:  415-1, Huam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul