Matsugaze Japanese Restaurant [마쯔가제]

One Spring Night (2019); The Secret Life of My Secretary (2019); Touch Your Heart (2019); SKY Castle (2018-19); Hide and Seek (2018); Why Secretary Kim (2018); Chief Kim (2017)

Indebted Nam Shi-Hoon (Lee Moo-Saeng) invites his ‘nearly brother-in-law’ Kwon Ki-seok (Kim Joon-han) over to this restaurant in episode 6 (full episode 3) of One Spring Night (봄밤) (MBC, 2019) to ask him a favor.

Ki Dae-joo (Koo Ja-sung) is invited over here by Do Min-ik’s (Kim Young-kwang) uncle Sim Hae-yong (Kim Min-sang) for a company dinner in episode 2 (full episode 1) of The Secret Life of My Secretary/I Loved You From The Beginning/How to Train My Blind Boss (초면에 사랑합니다) (SBS, 2019). When placing a fish’s head on Dae-joo’s plate, Hae-young explains that once one has tasted a head one will never return to eating a tail; a message that apparently does not go unheard by Dae-joo. Hae-yong and Dae-joo are back here in episode 13 (full episode 7) and Hae-yong wants Dae-joo to chose sites.

Kwon Jung-rok (Lee Dong-wook) meets a long-winded client here in episode 2 of Touch Your Heart/Reach of Sincerity (진심이 닿다) (tvN, 2019), which results in him being late for Oh Yoon-seo’s (Yoo In-na) welcome party. In episode 3, he returns here to meet an opposing trial lawyer — who’s also his senior — for a meal. This time, he brings Yoon-seo along, who’s decked up in an elaborate disguise as his senior is a big fan of hers. Yoon-seo runs into the senior lawyer as she comes out of the restroom, and he tries to cajole her into revealing her identity to him, but is stopped in time by Jung-rok.

Han Seo-jin (Yum Jung-ah) and teacher Kim Joo-young (Kim Seo-hyung) meet up here for lunch in episodes 9-10 of SKY Castle (SKY 캐슬) (JTBC, 2018-19).

Kim Mi-so (Park Min-young) has her first official lunch with her future mother-in-law (Kim Hye-Ok) here in final episode 16 of Why Secretary Kim/What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim (김비서가 왜 그럴까) (tvN, 2018).

Two managers of TQ wait for CEO Park Hyun-do (Park Young-gyu) at this restaurant in episode 8 of Chief Kim/Good Manager (김과장) (KBS2, 2017) because they plan to terminate their contract with him. But instead, Seo Yool (Lee Joon-ho) arrives and threatens them into extending their contract for another three years.

Also in episode 26 of Hide and Seek (숨바꼭질) (MBC, 2018).

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Matsugaze Japanese Restaurant [마쯔가제] is a Japanese restaurant located on the 3rd floor of Oakwood Premier Hotel COEX Center [오크우드프리미어코엑스센터], in Seoul’s neighborhood of Samseong [Samseong-dong/삼성동] in the Gangnam district [Gangnam-gu/강남구].

L3, 46 Teheran-ro 87-gil, Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 강남구 테헤란로87길 46 호텔오크우드프리미어 3층
(서울특별시 강남구 삼성동 159)
Geolocation: 37.510938, 127.058103

Getting here
Samseong Station [삼성역], Seoul Subway Line 2, Exit 5/6
(11 min. walk)
Bongeunsa Station [봉은사역], Seoul Subway Line 9, Exit 1
(10 min. walk)

— submitted by Mich KDL
One Spring Night, SKY Castle, Chief Kim, The Secret Life of My Secretary added by Marion KDL

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