Building Cheonggyecheon-ro 81

The King: Eternal Monarch (2020); Goblin (2016-17)



In episode 3 of The King: Eternal Monarch (더킹:영원의 군주) (SBS, 2020), Eun-sup (Woo Do-hwan) and Sin-jae (Kim Kyung-nam) wait upstairs at this restaurant for Tae-eul (Kim Go-eun) to join them for chicken and beer, however she messages to cancel. A few days later, after receiving no matches on his DNA test, Lee Gon (Lee Min-ho) and a frustrated Tae-eul come here for a meal and a lesson on mixing somaek (soju and beer). While she goes to the bathroom, he adds a takeaway order to the bill, so he can snack in his hotel.

In episode 9 of Goblin/Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神 – 도깨비) (tvN, 2016-17), Sunny (Yoo In-na) opens her BBQ chicken restaurant in a new, more successful location, and Eun-tak (Kim Go-eun) applies there for a part-time job. Later in the same episode, Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) and The Grim Reaper (Lee Dong-wook) continue their bromance and embarrassing bickering over chicken and beer, and Reaper discovers his sad past with Sunny.

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This 4-storey building commercial building is located along Cheonggyecheon Stream [청계천] in Seoul’s neighborhood Gwancheol [Gwancheol-dong/관철동] in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구]. The building housed an Olive BBQ branch from 2014 until October 2020 and was auctioned off in March 2020. It sits in short walking distance to/from dal.komm — Jongno Jonggak Branch [달콤커피 종로종각점], Bosingak Pavillon [보신각터], and Lotteria — Jonggak Station Branch [롯데리아 종각역점].

81 Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 청계천로 81
(관철동 11-5)
Geolocation: 37.568530, 126.986567

Getting here
Jonggak Station [종각역], Seoul Subway Line 1, Exit 9.
(Walk 5 minutes along Cheonggyecheon Stream)

— submitted by sarahms

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