While the coronavirus outbreak made it necessary to stay home and follow social distancing, Netflix became an excellent companion! We are always on the lookout for new K-dramas in all our binge-watching sessions. Itaewon Class is the latest one on our lists. And now that you have a chance, you should definitely visit the Itaewon Class shooting locations to make you feel like part of the K-drama.
The basic plot of the Korean drama “Itaewon Class” on Netflix is that after being expelled from middle school, Park Sae Ro Yi (Park Seo Joon) starts a food business and will stop at nothing until he achieves his dreams. The lead character gets expelled from school for punching a bully, and his father is killed in an accident. He follows his father’s steps and opens a pub named “DanBam” in Itaewon and, along with his manager and staff, strives towards success and reaching greater heights.
Here are ten iconic “Itaewon Class” shooting locations
Master Seoul (마스터서울)
Located in the hustle and bustle of Gangnam, the lounge bar is always filled with patrons. It was opened in 2019, and it follows the slogan “everyday drinking.”
Jo Yi-seo (Kim Da-mi) comes here for a drink with two acquaintances in episode 4 of Itaewon Class.
Address: 62 Seocho-daero 77-gil, Seocho 4(sa)-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul
The Finest (더파이니스트)
The Finest is located on the 3rd floor with a rooftop in Seoul. From the bar, you get an open view of Namsan’s landscape.
The bar where Park Sae Ro Yi and Cho Yi Seo (Kim Da-mi) went for drinks for the first time and when Sae-ro-yi passes out, Yi-seo leans in for a kiss during the shooting of Itaewon Class.
Address: 41 Hoenamu-ro, Itaewon 2(i)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Seokyeong Univ. Main Gate Daeil Foreign Language High School Bus Stop (서경대정문.대일외고 버스 정류장)
It is a bus stop with the number 08-800 that serves Daeil Foreign Language High School and Seokyeong University.
It is at this bus stop that Park Sae-ro-yi (Park Seo-joon) chases after Oh Soo-A (Kwon Na-ra) after hearing from Jo Yi-seo (Kim Da-mi) that it wasn’t Soo-A who reported his pub to the police.
Address: 266-620 Seokyeong-ro, Jeongneung-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
G Guest House (G게스트하우스)
If you’re looking for accommodation options in Itaewon, how about G Guesthouse? It also has a rooftop with a barbeque where guests often eat and drink together!
The guesthouse location appears as ‘Bogwang Kosiwon’ (Bogwang Study Room) in Itaewon Class at which Jang Geun-soo (Kim Dong-hee) lives. This building was seen in a part where Yi Seo slaps the District Head’s wife.
Address: 14-38 Bogwang-ro 60-gil, Itaewon 1(il)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Noksapyeong Bridge (녹사평육교)
The bridge spot with a stunning view overlooking the roads and the N Seoul Tower often appears on Itaewon Class. You’ll find this bridge right outside of Noksapyeong Station.
Address: 195 Noksapyeong-daero, Yongsan 2(i)ga-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Undukjib (언덕집 양곱창)
Undukjib is a gopchang (tripe) restaurant which opened in 2018 and is located in Seoul’s neighborhood of Itaewon.
The restaurant appears as the restaurant ‘Danbam’ that Park Sae-ro-yi (Park Seo-joon) opens after seven years of high sea fishing. In the same episode, Oh Soo-a (Kwon Na-ra) passes by this place on her way to work. This is how they meet again for the first time after seven years.
Address: 57 Noksapyeong-daero 40-gil, Itaewon 1(il)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Oriole is a brunch café and rooftop bar located in Seoul’s neighborhood of Huam at the bottom of the Namsan Mountain.
A definitely familiar place as the new ‘Danbam.’ The restaurant appears as the newly opened restaurant ‘Danbam’ –this time named ‘Honey Night’ as Park Sae-ro-yi (Park Seo-joon) had to move it here from its previous location.
Address: 43 Sinheung-ro 20-gil, Huam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
colline is a café located in Seoul’s neighborhood of Seogyo-dong, which makes up parts of Hongdae in the Mapo district.
Jo Yi-seo (Kim Da-mi) and Oh Soo-A (Kwon Na-ra) have a serious talk about Park Sae-ro-yi (Park Seo-joon) at the winter garden of this café.
Address: 45 Eoulmadang-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul
It is a part of the Seoul Fortress Wall or Hanyang City Wall, which can be accessed via Namsan Park. The wall is designated Historic Site No. 10 of South Korea.
Park Sae-ro-yi (Park Seo-joon) and Oh Soo-a (Kwon Na-ra) run into each other by chance and take a walk at this Itaewon Class shooting location. It is at this moment that Sae-ro-yi tells Soo-a why he likes her.