[Travel] 5 Restaurants & Cafes Owned By Korean Celebs and Idols in South Korea

If you’re a K-pop fan and happen to be visiting South Korea soon, make sure to check out the hottest restaurants and cafes owned by celebrities and idols! Korean celebrities and idols of today are not merely acting, singing, and dancing on TV, but also run their own F&B businesses. From G-Dragon’s café in Jeju Island to Yoo Ah-in’s dining pub and café, check out the list below and try a visit to one of these hot places!

Cafe Aewol Monsant (1)

1. Café Aewol Monsant

Owned by G-Dragon from Big Bang, Café Aewol Monsant is a grunge, vintage-style beachfront café that is just a stone’s throw away from Handam Beach in Jeju Island. Though you may not get to meet GD at this café, you can enjoy a spectacular view of sunset over the stunning sea of Jeju Island behind the wide glass windows.

Address: 2546 Aewol-ri, Aewol-eup, Cheju, Jeju-do, South Korea

For directions and details, click here.


Mouse Rabbit Underground (1)

2. Mouse Rabbit Underground

Mouse Rabbit Underground is one of the hottest and popular spots in Seoul to relax and drink beer with your friends. Run by a member of Korean male idol group ‘Super Junior‘, Yesung, this is his second café & dining pub that is located in Seochon Village, one of the oldest neighborhood in the city that has modern cafes, boutiques, and dining places hidden around the alleyways.

Address: 23-6 Ogin-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

For directions and details, click here.


Pinci Caffe Espresso (1)

3. Pinci Caffe Espresso

Owned by a member of South Korean R&B duo ‘Fly to the Sky‘, Hwanhee, Pinci Caffe Espresso or Pinci Cafe is located in a trendy neighborhood in Seoul called Apgujeong.

Pinci Caffe Espresso (2)

In the modern interior, you can sit comfortably and enjoy premium Italian coffee and delicious brunch menus.

Address: 33 Eonju-ro 168-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea

For directions and details, click here.


TMI (1)

4. TMI

T.M.I (Too Much Information) is a newly opened stylish casual dining pub in Itaewon that is famous for its celebrity owner, Yoo Ah-In, a popular Korean actor. The signature dish here is Mushroom Burger, which is a non-meat burger that tastes just like a real meat burger.

Address: 16 Noksapyeong-daero 32-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

For directions and details, click here.


Studio Concrete (1)

5. Studio Concrete

A café and a cultural complex called Studio Concrete is another hot place owned by Yoo Ah-in. With various artists and a photographer, he remodeled an old house to a vintage, creative space, which features an art gallery café, a workshop and an outdoor terrace where visitors can relax and spend a great time.

Address: 162 Hannam-daero, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

For directions and details, click here.

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  1. Mari Kim November 1, 2016

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