Kang Bok-du (Yoo Seung-ho) meets up with teacher Park (Cheon Ho-jin) here and give shim evidence about the corruption at their school in episode 22 of My Strange Hero/Bok-Su’s Back (복수가 돌아왔다) (SBS, 2018-19).
This is the café Kang Ji-woon (Jung Il-woo) notices when looking through old family photos in episode 14 of Cinderella and Four Knights (신데렐라와 네 명의 기사) (tvN, 2016). Actually it is a cafe his parents frequented and where his mother left notes for him and his father — which is what he discovers when he goes there.
In Signal (시그널) (tvN, 2016), this café is part of the ‘Shin Da-hae’ case in episode 4. Though she was thought to be dead, a man had seen her alive here and took a photo of her.
Gong Hyuk (Woo Hyeon) and Suk Dae-hwang (Kim Il-woo) meet here in Beautiful Gong Shim (미녀 공심이) (SBS, 2016).
This is also where Park Do-kyung (Eric) goes with his team after work in episode 15 of Another Miss Oh (또 오해영) (tvN, 2016). He is lost in thought and picks up a photo album of customer photos of 2014 and finds a torn photo showing only himself with “Thank you for your love. June 10, 2016″ written next to it – a note recently added. He remembers that the other Oh Hae-young (Jeon Hye-bin) was on the other half of the photo.
Jang Hee-Tae (Uhm Tae-woong) and Kim Il-ri (Lee Si-young) comes here in episode 13 of Valid Love (일리있는 사랑) (tvN, 2014-15) and have a heart-to-heart talk as he wonders if Il-ri still loves him.
Cafe Island in the Woods [숲속의 섬] is located in Goyang’s neighborhood of Pung [Pung-dong/풍동] in the Ilsandong District [Ilsandong-gu/일산동구].
14-14 Aenigol-gil, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 고양시 일산동구 애니골길 14-14
Geolocation: 37.668656, 126.790542
Pungsan Station [풍산역], Gyeongui Line, Exit 2
Take a right into Pungsan-ro (you want to leave E-mart behind you) and the next left into Aenigol-gil and the second right again (it’s a very tiny alley street; don’t walk pass it).
— submitted by Marion KDL
— Photo taken by © Thom Musni, August 2018