Coffee Hanyakbang — Hyehwa Branch [커피한약방 혜화점]

True Beauty (2020-21); My Unfamiliar Family (2020)

Im Joo-kyeong (Moon Ga-young), Kang Soo-jin (Park Yoo-na), Choi Soo-a (Kang Min-ah), and Yoo Tae-hoon (Lee Il-jun) come to this cafe for their study session in episode 4 of True Beauty/Yeoshingangrim (여신강림) (tvN, 2020-21) — and is surprised to see that Lee Su-ho (Cha Eun-woo of ASTRO) had come to join them, despite previously turning them down.

This is the “retro café” that Kim Sang-sik (Jung Jin-young) looked up online as a good dating spot for older couples and where he brings his wife Lee Jin-sook (Won Mi-kyung) in episode 11 of My Unfamiliar Family ([아는 건 별로 없지만] 가족입니다) (tvN, 2020). Following the dating advice he’d read online, he shows her photos on his phone while drinking coffee — until the situation becomes more earnest with some heart-to-heart conversations.

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Coffee Hanyakbang — Hyehwa Branch [커피한약방 혜화점] is a ‘newtro’ café that offers hand-drip coffee. It is located east of Marronier Park in Seoul’s neighborhood Ihwa [Ihwa-dong/이화동] in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구]. It sits in close walking distance to/from Di Matteo — Daehakno Branch [디마떼오 대학로점].

Address
9 Dongsung 2-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 동숭2길 9
(동숭동 130-17)
Geolocation: 37.580861, 127.004800

Getting here
Hyehwa Station [혜화역], Seoul Subway Line 4, Exit 2
(5 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL
— True Beauty added by Mich KDL & Thom Musni

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  1. True Beauty Ep 4 was also filmed here

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