Stylish Cafés in Seoul’s Brooklyn, Seongsu-dong

Seongsu-dong is an area in Seoul between the Seoul Forest and Konkuk University. In the past, the neighborhood was home to many local handmade shoemakers and was once neglected after the decline of the industry.

But now Seongsu-dong has reemerged as one of Seoul’s most trendy areas known as “Seoul’s Brooklyn”, or “the next Hongdae”, which is loved by young Koreans!

Walking in Seongsu-dong, you can not only discover factories and houses from the old times, but also many new trendy stores, creative workshops, and artistic murals. And today we are going to find out the most stylish Cafés in Seongsu-dong!


1. Center Coffee

Located right next to the Seoul Forest, Center Coffee offers a calming space combining its white interior decoration with the surrounding green plants. They have a great rooftop terrace and a window bar with a great view of the trees. Coffee fragrance and fresh air from the forest? I feel like I can spend a whole afternon sitting there doing nothing!

Opens: 10:00~22:00 (Close on Mondays)

Location: 28-11 Seoulsup 2(i)-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul



2. onion

This old building first built in the 1970s is now one of the hottest places in Seongsu-dong. At onion, you can find a verity of breads and pastries from its great bakery, and best coffee made by the world champion barista!

Enjoy your dirnk while exploring the old house, its outdoor space, and sunny terrace is another big fun!

Opens: 08:00~22:00 (weekdays), 10:00~22:00 (weekends)

Location: 8 Achasan-ro 9(gu)-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul



3. Daerim Warehouse

Daerim Warehouse is one of the most unique Cafes in Seongsu-dong transformed from a real old warehouse. It’s very spacious, spacious enough to grow trees inside, very stylish, from the old red brick house to its modern decos, and definitely has a lot to see and to taste!

Opens: 11:00~23:00

Location: 78 Seongsui-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul



4. share D table

This Cafe close to Daerim Warehouse has a totally different vibe! Share D table is the perfect place for you if you have a sweet tooth! Everything is so pink and sweet here~ Don’t forget to try heir signature drink Pink Mocha and delicious fresh fruit cake!

Besides the most welcomed cakes, they also offer coffee, tea, kinds of desserts, pizza, pasta, salads, and even beer!


Opens: 09:00~23:00

Location: 47 Yeonmujang-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul



5. Person B

Person B is a place makes you feel like home. Next to the Seoul Forest, the Cafe has a very quiet and comforting atmosphere, elaborately furnished with sofa, warm lights, and plants. The huge glass walls allow natural sunlight in, making it more cozy and relaxing. Want some fresh air? They have a cute outdoor garden as well!

Opens: 10:00~21:00

Location: 53 Seoulsup-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul



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