Café Bomdong [약다방봄동] (2013-06/2020)
The yard sale in episode 11 (episode 3 of Season 2) of My First First Love 2/Because It’s My First Love (첫사랑은 처음이라서 2) (Netflix, 2019) at which Hoon (Kang Tae-oh) buys Ga-Rin (Choi Ri) a hairpin after she has sold all her designer handbags takes place in front of this café. Ga-rin is back here a day later to asks about the place and learns that it often organizes ‘social gatherings.’
Everyone lives here in Age of Youth 2 /Hello, My Twenties! 2 (청춘시대 2) (JTBC, 2017).
This building is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Dongyo [Donggyo-dong/동교동], in the Mapo District [Mapo-gu/마포구] and sits Ton the same street as 8810 Ristretto Bar [8810 리스트레토 바], a 6-7 min. walk. Until June 2020, Café Bomdong [약다방봄동], also known as Cafe Bangha [카페방하] or BanghaBomdong [방하봄동] –a village pharmacy (also called Herb Lab [봄동 약/藥]) and café– was located in this building. Before, it served as a private home.
12-13 Worldcupbuk-ro 6-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 월드컵북로6길 12-13
Geolocation: 37.557681, 126.920100
Hongik University Station [홍대입구역], Seoul Subway Line 2, Exit 1
— submitted by Marion KDL
— Locations updates by Arz