Seongbuk-dong Gupo Guksu [성북동구포국수]

Forecasting Love and Weather (2022); Oh My Baby (2020); Psychopath Diary (2019-20); Something in the Rain (2018); Let's Eat 3 (2018); Another Miss Oh (2016)

Lee Shi-woo (Song Kang) passes by this restaurant on his way to work in episode 3 of Forecasting Love and Weather/Weather People (기상청 사람들: 사내연애 잔혹사 편) (JTBC/Netflix, 2022).

After encountering each other along the street, Jang Ha-ri (Jang Na-ra), Han Yi-sang (Go Joon), Yoon Jae-yang (Park Byung-eun) and Choi Kang Eu Ddeum (Jung Gun-joo) come to this restaurant for a late-night meal and chat in episode 6 of Oh My Baby (오 마이 베이비) (tvN, 2020).

Yook Dong-sik (Yoon Si-yoon) comes here with his colleague and friend Park Jae-ho (Kim Ki-doo) in episode 1 of Psychopath Diary (싸이코패스 다이어리) (tvN, 2019-20), after unwittingly becoming the scapegoat in his company scandal. Jae-ho begs Dong-sik to take the blame for the report. Later, after Dong-sik relieves himself at an alleyway near the restaurant, he overhears Jae-ho telling his boss that he’s ‘taken care of it’, and how Dong-sik ‘is a chump’ who fell for his sob story.

Yoon Seung-ho (Wi Ha-joon) and Seo Joon-hee (Jung Hae-in) have a drink here in episode 7 of Something in the Rain/Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food/Pretty Sister Who Treats Me to Meals (밥 잘 사주는 예쁜 누나) (JTBC, 2018).

Also seen in episode 5 of Another Miss Oh/Another Oh Hae Young/Oh Hae-young Again (또! 오해영) (tvN, 2016); Let’s Eat 3 (식샤를 합시다 3) (tvN, 2018).

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This branch of Gupo Guksu [성북동구포국수], also known as Gupo Guksu #1 [구포국수 1호점] — which serves dishes like bossam, pajeon and noodles (guksu) — is located along Seongbuk-ro [성북로] in Seoul’s neighborhood Seongbuk [Seongbuk-dong/성북동] in the Seongbuk District [Seongbuk-gu/성북구].

Note that there are several outlets of this same restaurant on this street; look out for the one between ‘Teachaicha’ and ‘한양설비’. Gupo Guksu #2 [구포국수 2호점] is located a few doors down the street at No. 54 and Gupo Guksu 3 [구포국수 3호점] is located right next to it.

52-1 Seongbuk-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 성북구 성북로 52-1
(성북동 170-41)
Geolocation: 37.592460, 127.002742

Getting here
Hansung University Station [한성대입구역], Seoul Subway Line 4, Exit 5/6
(7 min. walk)

▶ Alternatively, take bus Seongbuk 02 (성북02) from the Samseon Bridge.Seongbuk Culture Center bus stop (삼선교.성북문화원 정류장 — bus stop no. 08-237) for 2 stops
▶ Alight at Kyungshin Middle/High School entrance bus stop (경신중고입구 정류장) — and you’ll be right in front of the eatery. Just cross the road!

— submitted by Mich KDL; last updated 11/08/2022
Forecasting Love and Weather; Another Miss Oh; Let’s Eat 3 added by Marion KDL

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