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Part 2: Directory of Best Coffee Shops in Seoul (From F to L)


Here’s a continuation of our best coffee shops in Seoul directory, which you can print out and guide you on your trip to South Korea.


Flat 274

Want to drink your favorite cup of coffee while being immersed in art and culture? Head down to Buam-dong and get a dose of Longbo (drip coffee and espresso) in a place where it’s part coffee shop, art gallery, and art studio. Flat 274 hosts art events all year round so you get to see the frontlines of art while sipping good ol’ coffee.

Address: 274-1 Buam-dong, Jongno-gu, 2nd floor

Contact No.: +82-2-379-2741

Opening Hours: 11AM – 10PM


Get and Show Café

Adults who are young at heart will love this Lego-themed café. Bring your kids or pals to enjoy the Lego collection in store. You might want to buy limited editions here with your plate of dessert.

Address: 2F, 27 Dongmak-ro 3-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Contact No.: +82-2-326-1888


Ginkgo Avenue

Having a small menu doesn’t mean you’ll be disappointed. Ginkgo Avenue specializes on a few menu choices, but they make and serve it with excellence. High-quality brews together with delicious brunches never tasted this good.

Address: Sinsadong, Seoul, 100-411

Contact No: +82 2-548-8620

Nearest Station: Sinsa Station


Glamorous Penguin

If you find it hard to choose among the plethora of coffee shops and restaurants in Itaewon, let one of your decisions fall on Glamorous Penguin.  This café located in the back alley of the main road just near Hangangjin station will make you wish you always had desserts with your coffee.

Address: 743-41 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu

(Itaewon-ro 49-gil)

Contact No.: +82 2 790 7178

Nearest Station: Hangangjin


Good Night and Good Luck

This small and lovely café will make you love your afternoon breaks. Couple your usual cup of coffee with a plate of cheesecake, and you’ll thank the heavens for bringing this place into existence.

Address: 161 Road in Gangnam Nonhyeon 41, Sinsadong

Contact No.: +82 70-4220-2014

Nearest Station: Sinsa Station


Hello Kitty Café

The girly girls will adore this Hello Kitty-infused café where everything is, well, about that kitty character. Go back to your childhood in this Hello Kitty dollhouse of a café with adult-size coffee and desserts.

Address: Seoul 358-112 Seogyo

Contact No.: +82 2 334 6570

Open Daily: 11am – 12midnight


Hoho Myoll Café

This quaint little coffee shop has a vintage feel to it. Perfect for group dates or spending time with your special someone, this café will make bonding sessions extra special. Feast your senses on the fabulous vibe of this cafe, and your taste buds will also enjoy what the menu offers.

Address: 50 Wausan-ro, Mapo-gu, Sangsu-dong

Contact No.: +82-2-322-6473



Ikovox Coffee

Located in the coffee lover’s paradise of Garosu-gil, Ikovox Coffee will not disappoint you. The place is like a coffee laboratory run by coffee scientists. They serve hand drip coffee which will enrich your senses. You can also buy fresh coffee beans here so that you can experience a part of the coffee shop at home. Affordable prices, great coffee, fantastic ambiance – this is a triple threat of a coffeehouse.

Address: 534-10 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu

Contact No.: +82-2-545-2010

Opening Hours: 8AM – 12AM



Coffee shops all over may be labeling themselves as having the best coffee in town, but Jamggodae is sworn by coffee lovers to have the best coffee in Seoul. The coffee shop uses coffee beans from Mexico, Guatemala, and India and brews them in a hand-drip method.

Address: 22-Beonji Samcheongdong, Jongno-gu, 2nd floor

Contact No.: +82-70-4101-7869

Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10AM to 11PM; Fri-Sat: 10AM to 12AM



This intimate and cozy coffee shop will give you the happy vibes. The owner also bakes the cake on-site. Enjoy a cuppa with dessert while sitting at the al fresco area.

Address: Yunposun-gil 46

Contact No.: +82 2 6487 6156

Nearest station: Anguk



Get your cup of Americano with a plate of bite-sized desserts in this award-winning café chain from New York. The artisanal dessert and brunch café is a must-visit in the shopping mall Times Square.

Address: 442 Yeongdeungpodong 4(sa)-ga (15 Yeongjung-ro)

Times Square, Yeongdeungpo-gu

Contact No.: +82 2 749 1488



La Pomme Dessert Café

Koreans never fail to make the perfect combination between coffee and desserts. La Pomme Dessert Café proves such distinction with their fresh desserts made in-house and good quality brews.

Address: Apgujeong, Gangnam-gu, a 10-way 35, Sinsadong

Contact No.: +82 2-545-4508

Nearest Station: Sinsa Station


Latte King

Koreans love their coffee brew cold, and you can get it at Latte King. They serve cold brew on tap to quench the summer thirst of guests. Those who want to skip on the caffeine will also find delicious juice options on the menu.

Address: 15 12 (giljeom avenue), Sinsadong

Contact No.: +82 2-544-0729

Nearest Station: Sinsa Station


Lay Bricks

This industrial-style café will captivate your senses with its great design and excellent coffee options. Escape from the madness of midday traffic in this coffee shop where you can get a comforting brew.

Address: 153 Road in Gangnam Nonhyeon 46, Sinsadong

Contact No.: +82 2-545-5513

Open Daily: 12pm – 12am

Nearest Station: Sinsa Station


Lily Cat Café

Feelings of fuzziness will warm your heart in this cat café. The dining area and cat playroom are located in separate spaces. The admission fee and food prices are affordable, so you really have a good deal here.

Address: 53-11 Myeongdong 2(i)-ga,

Jung-gu, Seoul

Contact No.: +82 2 318 2464

Open Daily: 9am – 11pm


Line Friends Store and Café

You can’t deny how cute this café is. Inspired by the Line app, this coffee shop serves Line merchandise together with the usual cafe menu options (in this case, with a twist).

Address: 535-15, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu

Open Daily: 12pm – 9pm

Nearest Station: Sinsa Station


Links to the other parts of the directory are below:

Part 1: Directory of the Best Coffee Shops in Seoul (From A to D)

Part 3: Directory of the Best Coffee Shops in Seoul (From M to Y)

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