Kpop, fashion and delicious food are some of the reasons that draw tourists to visit South Korea. Here’s a list of top 8 restaurants, cafés and bars with awesome dishes and beverages opened by famous idols and entertainers.
Loco Quan 401 Restaurant | Mapo-gu, Seoul
Owned by Running Man HaHa, Loco Quan 401 Restaurant is highly recommended among Kstars, even Running Man crew visit here often! This restaurant is famous for its delicious pork belly and pork rinds. If you’re lucky enough, you might find HaHa cooking for you!
And. Here Cafe | Jongno-gu, Seoul
Even people who are not into Kpop must have heard of the biggest Kpop group BIGBANG. AND. Here café is opened by the youngest member Seungri. The café not only sells tasty coffee and waffles but also designed goods such as mugs, key rings and notebooks. Any Kpop fan would sure have a great time here!
Cafe J Holic | Gangnam-gu, Seoul
JYJ’s Jaejoong has been in the biz for over 10 years! Lots of Kpop fans list his cafes located in Gangnam as a must-go attraction. Café J Holic is actually better known for its sodas and juice. Whether you’re a fan of him or not, Café J Holic is still worth visiting!
Cafe Dudart | Gangnam-gu, Seoul
AOMG has a huge fan base both in Korea and overseas. Its founder, Jay Park also owned this café in Gangnam. Dudart Café sells good coffee, bread and shaved ice as well. Most of all, famous hiphop singers and rappers such as Jessi, Loco and Simon D are all customers, too!
Midnight In Seoul | Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Even if it’s not opened by a Kpop star, this café itself would still attract a lot of attention. What makes this café unique is that it sells various cereal and often appears on music videos or posters. 2AM’s member Jokwon really takes this aesthetic café to another level, it also develops to a fashion brand!
Nerd On Earth | Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Newly opened last year, Nerd on Earth has become one of the hottest bars in Itaewon. The bar allows guests to bring pets with them and the owner, a member of 2AM, Seulong actually loves dogs! What’s more, Nerd on Earth has a roof top with awesome view. Definitely worth a visit!
TMI. Too Much Information | Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Owned by actor Yoo Ah In, TMI has a simple but modern vibe, which really suits his image. Here we know that they serve delicious burgers and awesome milkshake! In addition, TMI turns into a bar at night, what could be better than that?
Yogorino | Mapo-gu, Seoul
Yogorino is a Japanese brand and Hongdae store is the one and only Korean store introduced by the talented rapper and producer Zico. Yogorino provides a variety of flavor for customers to choose from. Not only is it tasty but it is also good for your digestion. So why not visit Yogorino Hongdae for healthy and delicious frozen yogurt next time?
Feeling hungry yet? Go for these hit spots in Seoul, you might pump into your favorite idols as well. Good luck!