Restaurant jakeun Maeul (Small village) [작은마을]
This appears as the place where Kang Bok-Su (Yoo Seung-Ho) lived in his high school days in episode 1 of My Strange Hero/Bok-Su’s Back (복수가 돌아왔다) (SBS, 2018-19).
This restaurant appears as ‘Bok Chicken’ in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo (역도요정 김복주) (MBC, 2016-17). It’s Kim Bok-Joo’s family restaurant. Jong Suk (a guest appearance of Lee Jong-Suk in episode 2) is a regular here and comes foremost for the popcorn.
Dal Balgeun Jib [달밝은집], possibly opened around May 2021, is a BBQ restaurant located in Seoul’s neighborhood Jeongneung [Jeongneung-dong/정릉동], in the Seongbuk District [Seongbuk-gu/성북구]. The restraunt’s name translates to ‘a bright house’.
Before this restaurant became a tenant here, Restaurant Jakeun Maeul (Small Village) [작은마을] was located here from at least 2010 until the restaurant was put up for lease in January 2021.
35 Jeongneung-ro 6-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 성북구 정릉로6길 35
Geolocation: 37.610292, 126.994624
Gireum Station [길음역], Seoul Subway Line 4, Exit 4
➜ From here, take bus (no. 153 or 7211) for around 20min ride
— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Glaidel b. 04/11/2021