In Seoul, where new buildings flash in the blink of an eye, Ikseon-dong, which is made up of old hanok houses, is a strange
sight. The neighborhood, where you can feel the age of time, is old and shabby, but it's so comfortable and lovely. Recently, cafes full of analog sensibility have opened their doors one by one, making it a new hot spot in Seoul. Let's go to a place full of relaxation and romance even though it's a small neighborhood where you can visit everywhere in 15 minutes.
1. âTwelve months â, a place full of sunshine
âTwelve Months â is a dining cafe with 7
different brands and offers dishes and drinks using seasonal ingredients. The most popular menu items are
lotus root cream pasta and spicy grilled thigh rice bowl. Creamy pasta topped with lotus root tempura goes
well with salty rice bowls. As for drinks, in addition to aid, craft beer and traditional sake are also available, so it's a great place to enjoy afternoon drinks on
weekends. On busy weekends, it's convenient to apply for a wait in advance through an application called âSequence Number.â
â²Location: 17-6, Supyo-ro 28-gil, Jongno-gu â²Business hours: 11:00-23:00 (break
time: 15:00 â 17:00) â²Price: Lotus root cream pasta 12,900 won (lunch
9,900 won) â²Review (three meals of food): Of course, beer The taste is good, but the atmosphere is very good, so I think it will be delicious no matter what kind of beer you drink ~
2. A space where time has accumulated, 'plants'
The plant is a complex cultural space created by connecting
three hanok houses, and the interior, which exudes a different atmosphere from place to place, is impressive. The signature drink is Shonen Coffee, a cocktail coffee made by adding Baileys to Dutch coffee. The unique
scent is attractive. Another popular menu item is the croissant, which is baked right after ordering. Plants sell not only coffee, but also a variety of alcoholic beverages and food such as wine , beer, and cocktails, making it a great place to visit late in the day.
â²Location: 46-1, Da-gil, 11, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu
â²Opening hours: 11:00 â 24:00 (Friday, Saturday 11:00 â 01:00), â²Price: Plant Coffee Boy (Iced) 7,000 won â²Review (Shikigin Everybody): A place renovated with beautiful accessories and interiors. The atmosphere is good and
the coffee is delicious
3. âTurtle Super,â a hole shop full of memories
âTurtle Superâ in Ikseon-dong Alley is
a space that local residents can easily use. The reggae music that comes from the quaint
space creates a unique atmosphere. The small interior with 6 to 7 tables and is usually crowded with people who enjoy a light glass of beer
day and night. As snacks,
jaktae and zupo, which are grilled over a briquettes immediately upon order, are popular. As befits the name of the supermarket, they also have sweets and ice cream, so be sure to check it out.
Supyo-ro 28-gil, Jongno-gu â²Business hours: 14:00 â 24:00
(Sunday 14:00 â 23:00) â²Price: Food 12,000 won, beer 6,000 won â²Review (Kimderella the food): Beer at Ikseon-dong Alley in a hanok style gamak shop
A great place to have a drink. I'm in a bad mood for daytime drinking. It was a good one
4. 'Ikdong Dabang', a cafe where past and present coexist
'Ikdong Dabang' is a gallery and caffeine restaurant remodeled from a hanok. The traditional
hanok is in harmony with the interior's modern interior. The main menu uses strawberries, such as strawberry beer and strawberry
mortar latte, and the savory strawberry scones are popular. Strawberry sangria, aged with fresh berries in white
wine, is also one of the most popular items on the menu. Note that there is a retriever named âBok Soon-iâ living in the yard.
â²Location: 17-19, Supyo-ro 28-gil, Jongno-gu
â²Business hours: 11:00-23:00 (Sunday 11:00-20:00) â²Price range: Strawberry persimmon latte 6,500 won, strawberry
scone 6,000 won â²Review (Shikigin Mai Dongpoong): Strawberry scone contains custard cream, so it was delicious without being stiff! I have to go
again next time hehe
5. A '4.5 square meter udon house', a warmth filled with simplicity
A 4.5-square-meter udon restaurant in Buam-dong, which makes chewy udon noodles using only pure wheat flour, good quality salt, and water, has opened a new door
in Ikseon-dong. In addition to curry udon and cold udon, which are popular menus, the salmon bowl with plenty of radish, onions, etc. is also one of the most popular menus among customers.
Please note that the meal menu is only available until 9 p.m., and drinks and snacks are sold thereafter.
â²Location: 37, Samil-daero 30-gil, Jongno-gu â²Opening hours: 11:30 â 23:00 (closed on Sundays) â²Price: Curry udon 6,500 won, salmon bowl 8,500 won â²Review (Joowon Kim, the god of food): Moderate
than high expectations I think the taste is straightforward and simple at the price. Udon and curry with a mild flavor like baby food. Cold udon is unique because the noodles are chewy.
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