Green Cloud Coffee Shop [그린클라우드커피] (2011—2022)

Undercover (2021); Times (2021); Birthcare Center (2020); More Than Friends (2020); Do You Like Brahms? (2020); Hi Bye, Mama! (2020); Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (2019); Class of Lies (2019); The Great Show (2019); Investigation Couple 2 (2019); My Fellow Citizens! (2019); Legal High (2019); Romance Is A Bonus Book (2019); Drunk In Good Taste (2018); Suits (2018); My Husband Oh Jak-doo (2018); I'm Not A Robot (2017-18); Jugglers (2017-18); Two Cops (2017-18); Love Returns (2017-18); Temperature of Love (2017); Age of Youth 2 (2017); Reunited Worlds (2017); Radiant Office (2017); Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo (2016-17); Jealousy Incarnate (2016); One Percent of Anything (2016); Kill Me, Heal Me (2015); Ex-Girlfriends' Club (2015); Sweet Home Sweet Honey (2015); Let's Eat 2 (2015); Fated to Love You (2014); Queen In-Hyun's Man (2012); I Need Romance (2011)

Oh Pil-jae (Kwon Hae-hyo) meets up at this café with Han Jung-hyun/Lee Suk-kyu (Ji Jin-hee) on the orders of Do Young-gul (Jeong Man-sik) in episode 13 of Undercover (Eondeokeobeo/언더커버) (JTBC, 2021).

Lee Jin-woo (Lee Seo-jin) meets up with an informant at the 2nd floor of this café in episode 5 of Times (Taimjeu/타임즈) (OCN, 2021).

The same movie company that had previously turned Kyung Woo-yeon (Shin Ye-eun) down, proposes her a new calligraphy mandate at this café in episode 14 of More Than Friends/Number Of Cases (Kyeongueui Su/경우의 수) (JTBC, 2020).

Park Sung-jae (Choi Dae-hoon) and Chae Song-a (Park Eun-bin) meet up at this café in episode 11 of Do You Like Brahms? (브람스를 좋아하세요) (SBS, 2020).

Kim Seol-A (Jo Yoon-hee) meets up with a lawyer at this café in episode 9 of Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (사랑은 뷰티블 인생은 원더풀) (KBS2, 2019) to get advice on a possible pending divorce. In episode 46 (full episode 23), she meets up here with Koo Joon-hwi (Kim Jae-young) to ask him to break up with her sister.

Ha So-hyun (Keum Sae-rok) and fellow teacher meet up at this café with a journalist of ‘Prime Journal’ to inform him on the fabrication of student records and made-up prizes at ‘Cheonmyung High School’ by general manager Lee Tae-seok (Jun Suk-ho) in episode 12 of Class of Lies /Mr. Temporary/Undercover Teacher (미스터 기간제) (OCN, 2019).

This is seen as the cafe run by Cheon Chun-ja (Kim Ji-sook), the mother of victim Jang Ho-gu (Woo Jung-guk), which Prosecutor Eun Sol (Jung Yu-mi) and investigator Kang Dong-sik (Park Joon-gyu) visits in episode 8 (full episode 4) in Partners for Justice 2/Investigation Couple 2 (검법남녀 2) (MBC, 2019). Later in the episode, they return to take the cafe manager into custody as she was in the car with Ho-gu when the accident took place.

Together with Charles (Yang Dong-geun), Yang Jung-guk (Choi Si-won) meets with an elderly couple keen on purchasing the building he’s ‘selling’, in episode 7 of My Fellow Citizens!/Fellow Citizens (국민 여러분!) (KBS2, 2019). Later, Charles realises that the old man left his cap behind, and Jung-guk offers to pass it to him.

Ko Tae-rim (Jin Goo) and Seo Jae-in (Seo Eun-su) meet up at this café with the two plaintiffs in the Han Kang Group case in episode 11 of Legal High (리갈하이) (JTBC, 2019).

Cha Eun-ho (Lee Jong-suk) and his boss Kim Jae-min (Kim Tae-woo) meet up with designer Ji Seo-joon (Wi Ha-joon) here in episode 4 of Romance is a Bonus Book/Romance is a Supplement/How To Publish Love (로맨스는 별책부록) (tvN, 2019) to win him over to work for them. But in fact, is not at all interested in their offer but only in author Kang Byeong-jun and his disappearance.

Kim Tae-i (Yoo-young of HELLOVENUS) breaks up with her boyfriend here with crocodile tears in episode 3 (full episode 1) of Drunk In Good Taste/Have A Nice Dessert! (#좋맛탱: 좋은 맛에 취하다) (tvN/Why Not, 2018), because she has her eye on Lee Yeon-nam (Kim Min-gue). After the break up, she proceeds to take a few pictures of herself for her social media.

Go Yeon-woo (Park Hyung-sik) and Kim Ji-na (Ko Sung-hee) meet here their opponent (an aspiring writer whose work has been stolen by her boss) in episode 11 of Suits (슈츠) (KBS2, 2018).

Han Seung-joo (Uee) asks her just-husband Oh Jak-Doo (Kim Kang-Woo) to buy a cappuccino at this café (which appears as ‘Green Coffee’) and wait for her in episode 3 of My Husband Oh Jak-doo (데릴남편 오작두) (MBC, 2018); the waiting time extents to five hours and Seung-joo finds him in front of the café in the evening.

This is where Kim Min-gyu (Yoo Seung-ho) and Mr. Jo Jin-bae (Seo Dong-won) met to talk about the latter’s resignation letter on episode 31 of I’m Not A Robot (로봇이 아니야) (MBC, 2017-18).

Sun Woo-hee (Jung So-young) and Seo Ji-ho (Shin Hyun-soo) come here to disclose her DNA test together if her parents are really are parents in episode 35 of My Golden Life (황금빛 내 인생) (KBS2, 2017) — and of course they are.

We see Jwa Yun-i (Baek Jin-hee) and Lee Kyung-Joon (Sung Hoon) briefly at this café when happily dating in episode 1 of Jugglers (저글러스) (KBS2, 2017-2018).

Song Ji-an (Hyeri of Girl’s Day) meets up here with Tak Jae-hee (Park Hoon) in episode 4 of Two Cops (투깝스) (MBC, 2017-18) to catch up.

This café appears in the title strip of Love Returns/Hate to Love You (미워도 사랑해) (KBS1, 2017-18).

Jung-sun (Yang Se-jong) has a chat with Chef Eric Song here in episode 35 (12:22 – 13:20) of Temperature of Love (사랑의 온도) (SBS, 2017). He gave up on the opportunity in Hong Kong (as head chef in a new restaurant) because he decided to pursue his love with Hyun-soo (Seo Hyun-jin).

Jung Ye-eun (Han Seung-yeon) meets up with high school friends here in episode 3 of Age of Youth 2 / Hello, My Twenties! 2 (청춘시대 2) (JTBC, 2017). The friends asking about the her experience of being abused and Ye-Eun feels more and more uncomfortable. Kwon Ho-chang (Lee You-jin), who sits at a neighboring table, overhears the conversation and observes the situation. Finally, he awkwardly saves Ye-eun from the situation. In the following episode, this cafe becomes a retreat and meeting point for everyone.

Shin Ho-bang (Lee Si-un) calls all friends together here to tell them that Sung Hae-sung (Yeo Jin-goo) is alive in episode 4 of Reunited Worlds/Into the World Again (다시 만난 세계) (SBS, 2017).

Ha Ji-na (Han Sun-hwa) proposes Do Ki-taek (Lee Dong-hwi) to get back together when meeting up here in episode 11 of Radiant Office (자체발광 오피스) (MBC, 2017). In episode 16 both are back here. This time it is terminally ill Ki-taek who breaks up with Ji-Na here.

Kim Bok-Joo (Lee Sung-Kyung) meets up here with Jung Joon-Hyung’s (Nam Joo-Hyuk) brother Jung Jae-Yi (Lee Jae-Yoon) in episode 15 of Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo (역도요정 김복주) (MBC, 2016-17) to find out if he knows more about his whereabouts.

Lee Jae-In (Ha Suk-Jin) and Kim Da-Hyun (Jun So-Min) come here to discuss their dating contract dating in episode 2 (2F) and episode 4 (1F) of One Percent of Anything/Something About 1% (1%의 어떤것) (Dramax, 2016).

In episode 3 of Fated to Love You/You Are My Destiny (운명처럼 널 사랑해) (MBC, 2014), Lee Gun (Jang Hyuk) saves Kim Mi-Young (Jang Na-ra) from an obnoxious colleague, and takes her to this café. Here she attempts, and fails, to tell Gun of his impending fatherhood, but in her imagination it happens, but weirdly! In episode 11 and during his memory loss, Lee Gun (Jang Hyuk) brings his wife Kim Mi-young (Jang Na-ra) to this café again and asks her why she is impersonating as his secretary and doubts that she is really his wife.

Yoon Na-jung (Park Tae-in) sits at this cafe with her manager in episode 3 of Queen In-Hyun’s Man (인현왕후의 남자) (tvN, 2012), when he gets a call from her agency’s president saying that her name is #1 on search engines — because of an apparent fight with Choi Hee-jin (Yoo In-na).

Seo Joon-hee (Lee Kwan-hoon) is stood up by Park Seo-yeon (Choi Yeo-jin) at this café in final episode 16 of I Need Romance (Romaenseuga Pilyohae/로맨스가 필요해) (tvN, 2011).

Also seen in episode 1 of Birthcare Center/ Postnatal Care Center (산후조리원) (tvN, 2020); episode 13 of Hi Bye, Mama! (하이바이, 마마!) (tvN, 2020); episode 7 of The Great Show/Widaehan Sho (위대한 쇼) (tvN, 2019); episode 4 of Jealousy Incarnate (질투의 화신) (SBS, 2016); episode 13 of Kill Me, Heal Me (킬미, 힐미) (MBC, 2015); in episode 4 of Sweet Home, Sweet Honey (우리집 꿀단지) (KBS1, 2015); Let’s Eat 2 (식샤를 합시다 2) (tvN, 2015).

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Green Cloud Coffee Shop [그린클라우드커피 or 그린클라우드 for short], opened in 2011 and closed between February and April 2022, was one of the most recurring and recognizable cafés in K-Dramaland. The café’s trademark are certainly its interior concrete stairs, decorated seasonally on the first floor. It was located on Wausan-ro [와우산로] in Hongdae [홍대], which is part of Seoul’s neighborhood Seogyo [Seogyo-dong/서교동] in the Mapo District [Mapo-gu/마포구].

138 Wausan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 와우산로 138
(창전동 6-4)
Geolocation: 37.553641, 126.928863

Getting here
Hongik University Station [홍대입구역], Seoul Subway Line 2 / AREX / Gyeongui-Jungang Line, Exit 6
(9 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Mich KDL; last updated 14/07/2022
Temperature of Love added by ruffeecola
I’m Not A Robot added by Toni
Romance is a Bonus Book added by Thom Musni
Legal High added by deanekitty 29
Fated to Love You updated by sarahms

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  1. IN EPISODE 4 OF Romance is a Bonus Book was also filmed here

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