C156

18 Again (2020); Men Are Men (2020); My Holo Love (2020); Touch (2020); Hotel Del Luna (2019); Absolute Boyfriend (2019); Eulachacha Waikiki 2 (2019); My ID Is Gangnam Beauty (2018)

C156 Underground [C156언더그라운드]

Han Jin-joo (Baek Soo-min) comes to this venue on her date with a Tiger Sugar employee (Kang Yoon-je) in episode 10 of More Than Friends/Number Of Cases (Kyeongueui Su/경우의 수) (JTBC, 2020) and Jin Sang-hyeok (Pyo Ji-hoon/P.O of Block B) tags along. While in the restroom, Sang-hyeok overhears Jin-joo’s boyfriend on the phone with another girl and understands that he is a gold digger and demands him to break up with Jin-joo.

This venue appears as the restaurant-bar run by Choi Il-kwon’s (Lee Ki-woo) brother in 18 Again (18 어게인) (JTBC, 2020), to which Jung Da-jung (Kim Ha-neul) and her best friend Choo Ae-rin (Lee Mi-do) come for a drink in episode 2 and run into Il-kwon (their old school mate) who helps out his brother as a part-timer couldn’t come to work that evening.

Seo Hyun-joo and her group of girlfriends come her for a drink and discuss her relationship with Hwang Ji-woo (Yoon Hyun-min) in episode 9 of Men Are Men / To All The Guys That Loved Me / That Guy Is The Guy (그놈이 그놈이다) (KBS2, 2020), unaware that she’s being spied on by someone sent by Kim Sun-hee (Choi Myoung-gil).

Han So-yeon (Ko Sung-hee) comes here to meet her senior and manager Yeon Gang-woo (Lee Ki-chan), whom she has a crush on, in episode 3 of My Holo Love/I Holo You (나 홀로 그대) (Netflix, 2020). AI hologram ‘Holo’ (Yoon Hyun-min) is by her side to lighten the mood and help her along, while his human creator, Go Nan-do (Yoon Hyun-min) sits a sullen distance away.

Oh Shi-eun (Pyeon Jung-su) meets up with Min Kang-ho (Song Jae-Hee) at this venue to submit him a business proposal in episode 7 of Touch (터치/Teochi) (Channel A, 2020).

As seen in episodes 10-12 of Hotel Del Luna (호텔 델루나) (tvN, 2019), and in episode 14 in which Jang Man-wol (IU/Lee Ji-eun) hands grudge-filled ghost Seol Ji-won (David Lee) the full moon hairpin that was gifted by Ko Cheong-myeong (Lee Do-hyun), with the intention of getting herself annihilated.

The team work dinner in episode 15 of Absolute Boyfriend (절대 그이) (SBS, 2019) takes place here and Ma Wang-joon (Hong Jong-hyun) tries to talk with Eom Da-da (Bang Min-ah) again, but it is in vain.

Cha Woo-sik (Kim Sun-ho) takes Da-young (Park Ah-in) on a date to this restaurant in episode 5 of Eulachacha Waikiki/Laughter in Waikiki/Welcome to Waikiki 2/Woohoo Waikiki 2 (으라차차 와이키키 2) (JTBC, 2019) and Han Soo-yeon (Mun Ka-young) tags along. When Cha Yu-ri (Kim Ye-won) calls, a misguided Woo-sik mistakes Soo-yeon’s nervousness for an interest in him.

It is at this space that the Kellun Parfume event takes place in episode 4 of My ID is Gangnam Beauty / ID: Gangnam Beauty (내 아이디는 강남미인) (JTBC, 2018) to which Kang Mi-rae (Im Soo-hyang) won entry to.

MV filmed here

MONSTA X [몬스타엑스]: ‘Monsta Truck’ (2020)
(special edition MV aired at the 2020 FanCon)

C156 Rooftop [c156루프탑]

Until now, no K-Dramas have been filmed on the C156 Rooftop; only MVs and CFs:

MV FILMED HERE
— Hoody (후디) (w/ Jay Park) (2018) ‘Sunshine (Feat. Crush) (Dance Visual)’

CF FILMED HERE
— Penshoppe Spring/Summer 2019 with Nam Joo-hyuk

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Opened in 2018, C156 is an event space and restaurant located in the H Avenue Hotel — Kondae Branch [에이치 에비뉴 건대점/H애비뉴건대점], in Seoul’s neighborhood Hwayang [Hwayang-dong/화양동] in the Gwangjin District [Gwangjin-gu/광진구]. It features an American style bar & dining and performance space on the B1 level [C156언더그라운드], a rooftop lounge bar with rooftop pool [C156루프탑] and a fitness facility [C156 피트니스].

Address
156 Dongil-ro, Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 광진구 동일로 156
(화양동 24-15)
Geolocation: 37.546081, 127.066487

Instagram: @c156___

Getting here
Children’s Grand Park Station [어린이대공원역], Seoul Subway Line 7, Exit 4
(12 min. walk)
OR
Konkuk University Station [건대입구역], Seoul Subway Line 2 and 7, Exit 1
(13 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL
My Holo Love, Men Are Men, ‘Monsta Truck’ MV added by Mich KDL
Hotel Del Luna submitted by Thom Musni

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  1. This location was also seen in Episodes 10-12 of Hotel Del Luna.

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