colline [콜린]

Was It Love (2020); Class of Lies (2019); Mother of Mine (2019); Devilish Joy (2018); About Time (2018); Marry Me Now (2018); Longing Heart (2018); Prison Playbook (2017-18); My Golden Life (2017-18); Two Cops (2017-18); Revolutionary Love; Because This Is My First Life (2017); Age of Youth 2 (2017); Laurel Tree Tailors (2016)

Noh Ae-jung (Song Ji-hyo) and Oh Dae-oh (Son Ho-joon) meet up at this café in episode 6 of Was It Love/Did We Love?/We, Were in Love (우리, 사랑했을까) (JTBC, 2020).

Jo Yi-seo (Kim Da-mi) and Oh Soo-A (Kwon Na-ra) have a serious talk about Park Sae-ro-yi (Park Seo-joon) at the winter garden of this café in episode 8 of Itaewon Class (이태원 클라쓰) (JTBC, 2020).

Gi Moo-hyeok (Yoon Kyun-sang) meets up with his former colleague Shin Hye-soo (Kim Ye-won) at this café -appearing as Café CoMine– in episode 6 of Class of Lies /Mr. Temporary/Undercover Teacher (미스터 기간제) (OCN, 2019).

Kang Mi-sun (Yoo Sun) comes here to meet her mother-in-law Ha Mi-ok (Park Jung-soo) in episode 39 (full episode 20) of Mother of Mine/My Prettiest Daughter in the World (세상에서 제일 예쁜 내 딸) (KBS2, 2019) to clear the air, and Mi-ok tells Mi-sun that the person she’d seen her with is just a teacher figure and has no ill intentions.

This café appears as ‘Olli Café’ in episode 7 of Devilish Joy (마성의 기쁨) (MBN/Dramax, 2018) at which Sung Ki-joon (Hoya of Infinite) wants to confess to Joo Gi-bbeum (Song Ha-yoon) but is interrupted by a watermelon street seller outside the café who announces his prices. Ki-joon trips up in his confession and finally ‘confesses’ that he loves watermelons. In revenge, Gi-bbeum tells him that she likes Gong Ma-sung (Choi Jin-hyuk). Before, Ki-joon meets up here with Lee Ha-im (Lee Joo-yeon) on the 2nd floor.

Bae Soo-bong (Im Se-mi) asks Choi Michaela (Lee Sung-kyung) to meet her here in episode 7 of About Time (멈추고 싶은 순간: 어바웃타임) (tvN, 2018). Soo-bong says she’s curious about Michaela’s reaction over her “gift” that’s why she called her. The “gift” is casting Kim Joon-ah (Kim Gyu-ri) as the lead actress for the musical that Lee Do-ha (Lee Sang-yoon) is producing and Soo-bong confirms Michaela’s hunch that Joon-ah really is Do-ha’s first love who he can’t seem to forget. Soo-bong tells Michaela that their (Do-ha and Joon-ah’s) failed love story is similar to Michaela and Do-ha’s current relationship and tells her that Do-ha wil never be able to protect her like how he couldn’t protect Joon-ah so it’s better to stop their relationship now.

Kang Shin-woo (Lee Jung-shin of CNBLUE) comes here in episode 1 of My First Love/ Longing Heart (애간장) (OCN, 2018) to meet his friend Kim Min-seok (Kim Min-seok), only to be told that a blind date had been arranged for him at the café.

Seo Ji-soo (Seo Eun-su) and Sun Woo-hyuk (Lee Tae-hwan) get Ji-soo’s father’s permission to date at this café in episode 45 of My Golden Life (황금빛 내 인생) (KBS2, 2017-18).

Cha Dong-tak (Jo Jung-seok) — with Gong Soo-chang (Kim Sun-ho) tagging along in ghost-form  — meets a potential informant here in episode 25 of Two Cops (투깝스) (MBC, 2017-18).

PD Yong-seok and Nam Se-hee (Lee Min-Ki) meet up here in episode 14 of Because This Is My First Life/This Life Is Our First (이번 생은 처음이라) (tvN, 2017). Yong-seok tries to get on Se-hee’s good side so that Yoon Ji-ho (Jung So-min) would withdraw the lawsuit against him. Se-hee quickly puts two and two together and when Yong-seok is about to leave, he hits him hard.

Jo Eun (Choi Ah-ra) meets up with An Ye-ji (Shin Se-hwui) here to introduce Seo Jang-hoon (Kim Min-suk) to her in episode 5 of Age of Youth 2 / Hello, My Twenties! 2 (청춘시대 2) (JTBC, 2017). But he totally changes the situation in playing Eun’s boyfriend. Both girls are troubled, Ye-ji leaves without notice and when Eun and Jang-hoon leaves the café, he offers to carry her bag and makes a indirect love declaration (which she doesn’t get though).

Also featured in Marry Me Now?/Shall We Live Together (같이 살래요) (KBS2, 2018), episode 15 of Prison Playbook/Wise Prison Life/Smart Prison Living (슬기로운 감빵생활) (tvN, 2017-2018) and episode 8 of Revolutionary Love (변혁의 사랑)(tvN, 2017), episode 5 of Laurel Tree Tailors/The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop (월계수 양복점 신사들) (KBS2, 2016).

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colline [콜린] is a café located in Seoul’s neighbourhood of Seogyo-dong [서교동], that makes up parts of Hongdae [홍대] in the Mapo district [Mapo-gu/마포구]. It sits right next to Droptop’s Hongdae Branch [카페드롭탑 홍대점], and opposite Funny Land – Hongdae branch [홍대 퍼니랜드].

45 Eoulmadang-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울 마포구 어울마당로 45
(서교동 403-13)
Geolocation: 37.549176, 126.920404

Getting here
Hapjeong Station [합정역], Seoul Subway Line 2/6, Exit 6 – 600m
Sangsu Station [상수역], Seoul Subway Line 6, Exit 1 – 500m

— submitted by Marion KDL
— Photo taken by © Thom Musni, August 2018
About Time, Longing Heart, Marry Me Now, Prison Playbook, Revolutionary Love, Mother of Mine added by Mich KDL
— Detailed description of About Time added by Toni

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