Outside of Caffeine Planet is where Jung Nan-Hee (Cho Hye-Jung) sobers up and Bok-Joo (Lee Sung-Kyung) and Lee Sun-Ok (Lee Joo-Young) cool down after they got in a brawl with some men in a restaurant two buildings up the street in episode 3 of Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo (역도요정 김복주) (MBC, 2016-17). This is also the same spot where Jung Joon-Hyung (Nam Joo-Hyuk) grabs Bok-Joo’s hand to flee from the exact same men some minutes later.
Caffeine Planet [카페인플래닛] is a café is located in Hongdae [홍대] that makes up parts of Seoul’s neighborhood Seogyo-dong [서교동] in the Mapo District [Mapo-gu/마포구]. Since at least 2019, the café seems to no exit anymore and is now taken over by the restaurant ‘시로이돈까스’.
11 Wausan-ro 29ba-gil, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
서울 마포구 와우산로29바길 11
Geolocation: 37.555817, 126.926163
Hongik University Station [홍대입구역], Seoul Subway Line 2 /AREX Line / Gyeongui–Jungang Line, Exit 7
(3 min. walk)
— submitted by Marion KDL
— Photo taken by © deanekitty29, August 2019