Oliva Garden [올리바가든]

Twelve Nights (2018); Something in the Rain (2018); Bubblegum (2015)

Cha Hyun-oh (Shin Hyun-soo) tells Park Sun-joo (Han Ji-eun) about Han Yoo-kyung (Han Seung-yeon) at this restaurant in episode 4 of Twelve Nights/12 Nights (열두밤) (Channel A, 2018), saying that she’s not just ‘someone’ but someone special.

Yoon Jin-Ah (Son Ye-Jin) and Seo Joon-Hee (Jung Hae-In) come here often for their lunch break in Something in the Rain/Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food/Pretty Sister Who Treats Me to Meals (밥 잘 사주는 예쁜 누나) (JTBC, 2018). In episode 1, it is the first time that she asks him to have lunch together, and he proposes to have wine with the meal and tells her about how one needs to breaks rules once in a while (and he also pays the meal). Both are back here for lunch in episode 7 and he knows that she hides something from him but she won’t tell. It is also in this conversation that Joon-hee convinces Jin-ah to buy a mobile phone in replacement to the broken one. They come here again in episode 11.

This place also appears as the restaurant ‘Secret Garden’ in Bubblegum/Bubble Gum (풍선껌) (tvN, 2015).

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Oliva Garden [올리바가든] is an Italian restaurant located in Seoul’s neighborhood Tongui [Tongui-dong/통의동] —overseen by the administrative neighborhood of Sajik [Sajik-dong/사직동]— in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구].

16 Jahamun-ro, Tongui-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 자하문로 16
(통의동 35-28)
Geolocation: 37.577570, 126.972520

Instagram: @oliva_garden
Facebook: Olivagarden

Getting here
Gyeongbokgung Station [경복궁역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 3
(2 min. walk)

— submitted by ruffeecola & Marion KDL
Twelve Nights added by jessicamain2007

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