Heading to Korea anytime soon? Don't miss out on Korea's cafe scene, known for their beautiful setups and drinks! Here are 5 cafes that have an aesthetic you can't find in Singapore!
Photo credits: @gwehdo/Instagram
Think Genki Sushi, but a cafe. Get your food served to you via a conveyor belt, enjoying not just a unique experience but also a perfect response to a post-Covid world. The space is also decorated with LED screen, adding to the chill atmosphere. Plus, look at how good the food looks!
📍Location: 2F, 18 Yeonhui-ro 8-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
서울 서대문구 연희로8길 18, 2층
⏱️Opening Hours: Mon-Fri, 12pm-9pm, Sat-Sun, 12pm-10pm
Photo credits: @susanpark.cafe/Instagram
Enjoy the vibes of the sea with Su-San Park Cafe's whale themed architecture and drinks! With towering screens showcasing whales crashing into dense sea and white furniture contrasting against the blues of the waves, you'll definitely feel like you're in a magical land.
경기도 김포시 대곶면 대명항 1로 52
⏱️Opening Hours: Daily 10am - 9pm
Photo credits: @coffeenap_roasters/Instagram
While all the Coffee Nap Roasters branches are aesthetic beyond belief, the shining star is the Mapo-Gu Yeonnam branch's red brick tiled hill where you can sit. With the smattering of bamboo and the brick seating, it feels inspired by the buildings of old.
📍Location: 70, Seongmisan-ro 27-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
453-32 마포구 서울특별시
⏱️Opening Hours: Daily 10am - 6.30pm
Photo credits: @thanks_nature_cafe/Instagram
Imagine a pretty cafe, with sheep you can actually go and pet! Get a set of waffles, or a warm drink with some cute art of sheep, and head down to the separate pen to play with the fluffy mascots. If you're thinking about the smell, you could try scheduling your visit near their bathing times, which they update on their Instagram!
📍Location: 10 Hongik-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul
서울시 마포구 홍익로10
⏱️Opening Hours: 12pm - 9pm
Photo credits: @cheongsudang_gallery/Instagram
Find your zen at Cheongsu-Dang Gallery, where plants surround you and the pathway into the cafe are little stone tablets. Escape from the stress of the city in this little enclave with the sound of running water, sand gardens, and dim lighting. Try their souffle, especially their best seller the strawberry souffle, and their various drink offerings.
📍Location: 544-9, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 1F
강남구 신사동 544-9
⏱️Opening Hours: Daily 11:30am - 10:00pm
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