Calling all K-drama fans and foodies! You won’t always find the eateries from your favorite K-drama in real-life. But, sometimes, you can get lucky and find some amazing places. Get ready to embark on a delicious adventure as we uncover real-life cafes from your favorite shows.
From the affordable eats at Jageun Maeul to the mouthwatering walnut pies at Plate B, these eateries bring the magic of K-dramas to life. Don’t miss dal.komm Coffee, a favorite among music fans, or Plate B cafe, where you can indulge in pastries and coffee while reminiscing about iconic moments.
Jageun Maeul or Bok Chicken from Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo
While it may not be the hip chicken place you saw in K-drama, Jageun Maeul is popular among Kukmin University students in Seoul. Popular for its affordability, this eatery serves up a variety of dishes, including soup, fried rice, and tofu kimchi. Don’t miss the chance to experience the cozy atmosphere and enjoy the flavors that made this cafe a hit on the screen.
Dal.komm Coffee is an exception on our list, as it has been featured in multiple dramas and, most recently, in Descendants of the Sun. This cafe is a favorite among music fans, often sponsoring events and concerts featuring famous idols.
The Flower-Scented Cartoon Café (Flower Garden Manhwa Cafe) from My Love from the Star
Are you ready for a manga-filled experience? Look no further than the Flower-Scented Cartoon Cafe from the K-drama My Love from the Star. This charming cafe in Seoul invites you to savor delicious ramen and snacks while immersing yourself in shelves filled with manga (Manhwa). Be prepared to brush up on your Hangul, as the manga is in the native language.
Plate B or Dobong Walnut Bakery from Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
If you’ve watched Strong Woman Do Bong Soon, you probably craved walnut pies just like we did! This cozy cafe, run by Bong Soon’s father, was featured in numerous episodes, especially during the mothers’ gossip sessions. In real life, Plate B is a delightful walnut shop and one of the best K-drama cafes that offers delicious pastries and small eats, just like in the show.
Mango Six from The Heirs
Step into the world of The Heirs as you visit Mango Six, the coffee shop where numerous arguments occur in the K-drama. Apart from its specialty mango treats, this cafe offers a wide range of delectable sweets, including smoothies and strawberry-topped pastries. Can’t make it to Korea? No worries! Mango Six is also located in Dallas, Texas, for international fans to enjoy.
Which of these amazing K-drama cafes would you most want to visit? Share your choice in the comments below, and let the K-drama culinary journey begin!
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