Coffee Bay — Gasan Branch [커피베이 가산직영점]

Human Disqualification (2021); The Penthouse S2 (2021); Encounter (2018-19); Something in the Rain (2018); Cheese in the Trap (2016); Who Are You: School 2015 (2015)

Kang-jae (Ryu Jun-yeol) and his best friend Tak/Sun-joo (Yoo Su-bin) come here for café in final episode 16 of Lost/Human Disqualification (Ingansilgyeok/인간실격) (JTBC, 2021) and Kang-jae makes a super complicated order to the dismay of Tak.

Kim Jin-hyeok (Park Bo-gum) meets up here with his father Kim Jang-soo (Shin Jung-keun) who is concerned about his relationship with Cha Soo-hyun (Song Hye-kyo) in episode 11 of Encounter/Boyfriend (남자친구) (tvN, 2018-19). In episode 13, Lee Dae-chan (Kim Joo-hun) comes to visit Jang Mi-jin (Kwak Sun-young) at her “workplace” (which she insists is a hotel) and they both come to this café for a little chat and he tells her that he misses her while she sips on a drink decorated with heart-shaped strawberries.

Yoon Jin-Ah (Son Ye-Jin) is send to this outlet from the main office to help out the branch manager so that he doesn’t have to close down shop from episode 2 onward in Something in the Rain/Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food/Pretty Sister Who Treats Me to Meals (밥 잘 사주는 예쁜 누나) (JTBC, 2018). It is also at this branch where Jin-A got sexually assaulted by her ex-boyfriend in episode 4.

This is where Hong Seol (Kim Go-Eun) works part-time in Cheese in the Trap (치즈 인 더 트랩) (tvN, 2016). In episode 1, for instance, Yoo Jung (Park Hae-Jin) comes and orders an Americano and a Strawberry-Shake; leaving the latter behind for perplexed Hong Seol.

This is also where everyone meets in episode 7 of Who Are You: School 2015 (후아유-학교 2015) (KBS2, 2015).

Also seen in Penthouse 2/The Penthouse: War in Life Season 2 (펜트하우스 2) (SBS, 2021).

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Coffee Bay — Gasan Branch [커피베이 가산직영점] is a branch of Coffee Bay [커피베이], a South Korean coffeehouse chain launched in 2009 by franchise specialist Apple Tree Co. Ltd. [사과나무주식회사]. This branch is located on the first floor of the World Meridian Venture Center I [월드메르디앙 벤처센터 1차] in Seoul’s neighborhood Gasan-dong [가산동] in the Geumcheon District [Geumcheon-gu/금천구].

254 Beotkkot-ro, Gasan-dong, Geumcheon-gu, Seoul
서울시 금천구 가산동 60-24
서울 금천구 벚꽃로 254
(가산동 60-24)
Geolocation: 37.477513, 126.885145

Getting here
Gasan Digital Complex [가산디지털단지역], Gyeongbu Line / Seoul Subway Line 1 and 7, Exit 4
Keep on walking until it appears on your left hand side; just before the motorway bridge.

— submitted by Marion KDL
Something in the Rain added by Monica
Encounter added by Thom Musni

2 reviews

  1. Encounter Episode 11& 13 took this place as filming location too.

    1. Thank you, Thom. It’s added now 😉

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