Café Paper Tree [카페 종이와 나무]

Love In Contract (2022); Business Proposal (2022); My Roommate Is A Gumiho (2021); Men Are Men (2020); My Unfamiliar Family (2020); Nobody Knows (2020); Love Affairs In The Afternoon (2019); Rude Miss Young-ae (2019); Touch Your Heart (2019); Romance Is A Bonus Book (2019); Dear My Room (2018-19)

Choi Sang-eun (Park Min-young) meets up with the sister of one of her ex-husbands turned stalker at this café in episode 11 of Love in Contract (월수금화목토) (tvN, 2022).

While this café appears as one of the filming location of Chairman Kang Da-goo’s (Lee Deok-hwa) favorite daily drama in episode 9 of Business Proposal/A Business Proposal/Sanaematsun (사내맞선) (SBS/Netflix, 2022), the Chairman has himself here an appointment in real life where he meets up with Jo Yoo-jung’s (Seo Hye-Won) mother Jin Chae-Rim (Kim Young-Ah) who assures the chairman that his grandson Kang Tae-mu (Ahn Hyo-seop) and her daughter started to see each other.

Lee Dam (Hyeri of Girl’s Day) tries to sneakily get the advice of her friends Choi Soo-kyeong (Park Kyung-hye) and Do Jae-jin (Kim Do-wan) while hanging out at this café in episode 3 of My Roommate Is A Gumiho/Frightening Cohabitation (간 떨어지는 동거) (tvN, 2021). In episode 8, Do Jae-jin (Kim Do-wan) meets his ex-girlfriend Choi Jin-ah (guest appearance by Kang Min-a of Gugudan) here, and Yang Hye-sun jumps in when she hears some unsavory comments from her.

Webtoon PD Jo Mi-ok (Baek Joo-hee) comes here to meet the provocative webtoon author ‘You Gyo Girl’ in episode 8 of Men Are Men / To All The Guys That Loved Me / That Guy Is The Guy (그놈이 그놈이다) (KBS2, 2020), and is taken aback when she turns out to be completely different from her persona.

It is at this café that Lee Jin-sook (Won Mi-kyung) meets up with acquaintances of her husband –Man-Ho (Park Sang-Myeon) and another friend — to find out more about his possible whereabouts in episode 3 (full episode 2) of My Unfamiliar Family ([아는 건 별로 없지만] 가족입니다) (tvN, 2020) while her two children, Kim Eun-joo (Choo Ja-hyun) and Kim Ji-woo (Shin Jae-ha), wait on a table close-by for the conversation to be finished.

Kwon Jung-rok (Lee Dong-wook) comes to this café to work in episode 14 of Touch Your Heart/Reach of Sincerity (진심이 닿다) (tvN, 2019).

Song Hae-rin (Jung Eugene) asks Ji Seo-joon (Wi Ha-joon) to meet at this café to talk about his cover design in episode 11 of Romance is a Bonus Book/Romance is a Supplement/How To Publish Love (로맨스는 별책부록) (tvN, 2019). He is exhausted from working on the cover but comes by and once there falls asleep and Hae-rin puts his head on her shoulder. When Cha Eun-ho (Lee Jong-suk) comes by a little later he finds both of them asleep and leaves a post-it message for them.

Also seen in episode 1 of Nobody Knows (아무도 모른다/Amudo Moreunda) (SBS, 2020); Love Affairs in the Afternoon (평일 오후 세시의 연인) (Channel A, 2019); Rude Miss Young-ae/Ugly Young-A S17 (막돼먹은 영애씨 시즌17) (tvN, 2019); Dear My Room/Eun Joo’s Room (은주의 방) (Olive, 2018-19).

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Café Paper Tree [카페 종이와 나무] is a cafe located in the Gyeong-in Building [경인빌딩] in Paju Book City in Paju’s [파주시] neighborhood Munbal [Munbal-dong/문발동] –part of its administrative neighborhood Gyoha [Gyoha-dong/교하동]. It sits just next to Art Gallery Café [아트갤러리카페].

Instagram: @cafe_papertree

445-1 Hoedong-gil, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
경기도 파주시 회동길 445-1
(문발동 638-4)
Geolocation: 37.720328, 126.693878

Getting here
Hapjeong Station [합정역], Seoul Subway Line 2 and 6, Exit 1
➜ Head to the Hapjeong Station bus stop [합정역 정류장] (14-895)
➜ Take bus 2200 for 9 stops (approx. 32 mins) to the Lotte Premium Outlet bus stop [롯데프리미엄아울렛 정류장] (31-707)
➜ From there, it’s a 6-minute walk in to the cafe.

— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Mich KDL; last updated 26/10/2022
— Photos taken by © sianiam, 2019

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