Hidden Gems: Unique Cafes in Seoul
Do you ever have the urge to just sit back and relax over a cup of coffee and sweets? Aside from its shopping, dining, and historical features, Seoul has a lot more to offer its residents and visitors. For those who enjoy reflecting and spending their time in a quiet and serene space, Seoul has many cafe options to choose from, but it also has plenty of hidden cafes that will leave you in utter awe and fascination. Some cafes that are not given enough credit are Kings Cross, C27 Cheesecake & Coffee, Miss Yoon’s Wonderland, Pink Pool Cafe, and Thanks Nature Cafe. So, let us jump right in and explore what makes these cafes such a hot spot for visitors!
If you want to experience the world of Harry Potter one sip at a time, Kings Cross is the place you want to visit! Located in Hongdae, Kings Cross is a famous location for many young Harry Potter fans who want to have a taste of enchantment. Containing four floors full of detailed decorations that create the right atmosphere, this cafe will lead you into a realm that is not your own. Since there is a disappearing trolley located near the entrance, make sure to take a memorable picture of yourself pushing it into the unknown!
C27 Cheesecake & Coffee
If you are looking for the perfect Instagramable cafe containing a variety of delicious sweets accompanied with coffee, you might want to consider visiting C27 Cheesecake & Coffee. For cheesecake lovers, this cafe is the perfect place to indulge in since they have twenty seven different types of cheesecake to choose from. So, you can definitely say that this cafe has a great variety of the sweet you may be craving for. Aside from offering a treat to satisfy your palate, it does not fail to provide its visitors with a unique theme park feel since it is decorated with roller coasters and a Ferris wheel. For this reason, it is definitely a place you do not want to miss out on while in Seoul.
Miss Yoon’s Wonderland
Providing an eccentric atmosphere that only a few can uphold, Miss Yoon’s Wonderland is a magical place that is definitely full of wonder. Since this establishment was fashioned after Alice in Wonderland, it does not fail to provide its customers with a theme that sparks utter amazement. From the moment you walk in, you will be greeted by a ceiling full of roses along with Alice’s skirt and legs. Composed of four levels, the adventure that awaits you on the other floors is surely unimaginable. Even though it is on the pricey side, Miss Yoon’s Wonderland will definitely make your visit worthwhile by providing an excellent atmosphere, location, and service that is absolutely fascinating.
Pink Pool Cafe
Providing its customers with a chill and relaxing atmosphere, Pink Pool Cafe is a luxurious hot spot for those who want to enjoy a dreamy vacation. Known for being its very pink decor, Pink Pool Cafe provides its visitors with the illusion of being in a different country and time period. Moreover, as you dive in further, you will be able to appreciate the fashionable and chic settings that will be laid out in front of you. If the booths, swimming pool, and sunbeds do not lure you in, then the smell of their delicious treats definitely will!
Thanks Nature Cafe
If you are a nature lover who needs a change of scenery from the hustle and bustle city life, you must definitely go to the Thanks Nature Cafe. Many may not be aware, but Thanks Nature Cafe is the only place in Seoul where you can enjoy drinking a cup of coffee in the company of sheep. Now, you do not need to worry about sharing your food or drink with them since they are kept in the sheep pen, but they are very friendly and crave your love and affection. Aside from the animals, this cafe is covered in cute animal decorations that are to yearn for.
Out of all these hidden cafes, which one caught your eye? Are there any other cafes that you believe are just as fascinating? If so, let us know in the comments below!
Written by Valeria Voelkl