Sure, people visit South Korea for the skin care, the samgyupsal, to possibly see their favorite K-Pop stars, and to visit some K-Drama shooting locations. But this place is also a haven for the most Instagrammable restaurants and cafés!
Save our top five picks, and you’ll thank us later!
5. DORÉ DORÉ Cafe & Art Village, Sinsa-dong
Tucked in Sinsa-dong is another branch of DORÉ DORÉ. What makes it different from the rest is it’s also an art village within four floors of goodness.
Expect glittery plates and tables, a millennial pink diner couch, rows of displayed modern art (which you can purchase btw!), rainbow cakes, and more over-the-top sweets—everything you dreamt of for your IG feed!
4. On Ne Sait Jamais, Hannam-dong
On Ne Sait Jamais is a dessert shop that stands out among cafés and patisserie in the area. Come for the cute interiors; stay for the sweet treats.
The place is inspired by a traditional bathhouse with a modern twist, while their menu features a wide selection of mouthwatering, picturesque dessert concoctions that will tempt you to order all.
3. oneinamillion, Hannam-dong
Fancy some tea, coffee or cocktail? oneinamillion has it all in their menu along with some cake options—the White Tiramisu Cake is the must-try!
The café-pub features a clean, minimalist aesthetic with pops of pink coming from their signature cups, a cute contrast for that food or coffee shot of the day.
2. Ban Bossy Boutique, Seogyo-dong
It’s tropical meets elegant in Ban Bossy Boutique. The café is prettified with towering plants, pastel-colored walls and chairs, as well as marble tables and gold accent pieces.
It makes for a great photo op as you read a book while you drink iced coffee and snack on their intricately decorated flower cupcakes.
1. Share D Table, Seongdong-gu
Head to Seongdong-gu, and look for Share D Table, an open food hall offering Italian food, Thai food, tapas, coffee, beer, and desserts.
Its industrial chic interiors make it an Instagram-worthy destination for its tiled spaces, metal tables and chairs, wooden furnitures, and concrete-finish and brick walls.