Jung Ji-ho (Ko Gyung-pyo) meets up at this café with his ex-wife and lawyer Jung Ji-eun (Lee Joo-bin) in episode 12 of Love in Contract (월수금화목토) (tvN, 2022) to ask her for a favor.
Park Jae-hoon (Choi Si-won) and Han Ji-yeon (Lee Ju-yeon) meet up at this café in episode 6 of Love Is for Suckers/Icy Cold Romance (얼어죽을 연애따위) (ENA, 2022) to be able to talk without cameras and mics and outside their filming of variety show ‘King of Love – Season 2’ .
Ban Ho-woo (Kim Ga-eun) and Oh Seung-taek (Tae In-ho) and Lee Pil-yo (Kim Ji-suk) meet up at this café in episode 4 of Kiss Sixth Sense/Sixth Sense Kiss (Kiseu sigseu senseu/키스식스센스) (Disney+, 2022).
Kim Seon-woo (Yeon Woo-jin) and Jeong Chan-young (Jeon Mi-do) meet up at this café in episode 7 of Thirty-Nine (Seoreun, Ahop/서른, 아홉) (JTBC, 2022).
Seo Ji-wan (Yoon Seo-a) and Yoon Sol (Lee Ho-jung) meet their high school friends at this cafe in episode 9 of Nevertheless/I Know But (알고있지만) (JTBC/Netflix, 2021). While here, one of them breaks the news that she’s getting married, as she feels she’s come to a turning point in her relationship. This leads to Ji-wan and Sol talking about their relationship and overcoming their problems.
Lee Geun-young (Choi Soo-young) meets up with her good friend Ko Soo-hwan (Kim Min-kyu) at this café in episode 15 of So I Married An Anti-Fan (그래서 나는 안티팬과 결혼했다) (Naver TV, 2021) and asks him to help her publish an article on Who-joon (Choi Tae-Joon) which sheds a different light on him.
After the encounter outside Selena Beauty, Im Ju-kyung (Moon Ga-young) and Kang Soo-jin (Park Yoo-na) spend time together here in final episode 16 of True Beauty/Yeoshingangrim (여신강림) (tvN, 2020-21), and where Soo-jin apologises to her.
Kang Ha-young (Cho Hye-joo), and Jeong Jin-hwan (Jeong Jin-hwan from The Man BLK) meet here to show their college acceptance certificates to each other in episode 17 of A Love So Beautiful/Beautiful Us (아름다웠던 우리에게) (Netflix/Kakao TV, 2020-21).
Lee Min-hyeok (Gu Won) meets up with his aunt Ms. Oh (Yoon Hae-young) at this café in full episode 10 of Love With Flaws (하자있는 인간들) (MBC, 2019-20). When she asks, he confirms that his cousin Lee Kang-woo (Ahn Jae-hyeon) is in love with Joo Seo-yeon (Oh Yeon-seo).
Also seen in episode 8 of The Witch’s Diner/Come to the Witch’s Restaurant (마녀식당으로 오세요) (TVING, 2021); in episode 15 of Touch (터치/Teochi) (Channel A, 2020).
The Void Building [더보이드빌딩]
The exterior of this building (especially its staircase) appears as the building at which the book concert for writer You Myeong-suk in episodes 11-12 of Romance is a Bonus Book/Romance is a Supplement/How To Publish Love (로맨스는 별책부록) (tvN, 2019) takes place. It is also here, when leaving the book concert, that Oh Ji-yool (Park Gyu-young) tells Song Hae-rin (Jung Eugene) that she is her role-model as an editor from now on.
DEBUNK [디벙크], opened in 2019, is a café with the tagline ‘Coffee-Books-Craft Beer’ that occasionally also serves as a concert or theater space, as well as an exhibition hall. It is located in The Void Building [더보이드빌딩]Hapjeong [Hapjeong-dong/합정동] in the Mapo District [Mapo-gu/마포구]; in short walking distance to/from Kao Kao Pub [카우카우펍]. A residential red-brick building was torn down in 2015-16 to make way for The Void, and in 2015, the residential building was decorated with a mural saying ‘This is stories’.
B2F, 30 Seongji 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 성지1길 30 지하 2층
Geolocation: 37.547921, 126.915127
Hapjeong Station [합정역], Seoul Subway Line 6 and 2, Exit 7
(3 min. walk)
— submitted by Marion KDL; last updated 29/10/2022
— True Beauty and A Love So Beautiful added by Thom Musni
— Nevertheless added by Mich KDL & sarahms