Han Seo-yeon (Jo Woo-ri) invites Park Do-gyeom (Seo Ji-hoon) to this restaurant in episode 9 of Men Are Men / To All The Guys That Loved Me / That Guy Is The Guy (그놈이 그놈이다) (KBS2, 2020) on the premise of doing an interview with him, but he catches on that she’s not actually prepared for it. In her nervousness, she ends up confessing that she likes him, but Do-gyeom gently rejects her.
Namgoong Joon-soo (Park Ki-woong) has lunch at this restaurant with his father Namgoong Pyo (Ko In-beom) and Koo Ja-sook (Kim Sun-young) in episode 5 (full episode 3) of Kkondae Intern/Old School Intern (꼰대인턴) (MBC, 2020).
Chairman Jang Dae-hee (Yoo Jae-myung) invites Jo Yi-seo (Kim Da-mi) for dinner at this restaurant in episode 9 of Itaewon Class (이태원 클라쓰) (JTBC, 2020) and asks her to join Jangga Co.
Park Yoo-sik (Kang Ki-young) comes to this restaurant in episode 11 of Why Secretary Kim/What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim (김비서가 왜 그럴까) (tvN, 2018) alone on his ex-wife’s birthday and remembers the good times they had here as a couple. When his ex-wife, Seo-jin (Seo Hyo-rim) also comes to the restaurant but in company with a man, he gets angry at her until she sets him straight telling him that the man in question is her cousin.
Jung Hae-ra’s (Shin Se-kyung) former best friend Kim Young-mi (Shin So-yul) ask her to come over to have dinner at this restaurant in episode 19 of Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me (흑기사) (KBS2, 2017-18). A little later Sharon (Seo Ji-hye) joins them and both Young-mi and her affront each other while Hae-ra can’t understand what is going down in front of her.
Oh Se-young (Kim Jung-nan) and Ye Joon-soo (An Woo-yeon) have dinner at this restaurant in episode 7 of Bubblegum/Bubble Gum (풍선껌) (tvN, 2015) and they drink and flirt as much.
This restaurant was also featured in My Love from Another Star/My Love From The Star/You Who Came From the Stars (별에서 온 그대) (SBS, 2013-14); King of Ambition/King of the Beast/Yawang/Queen of the Night (야왕) (SBS, 2013); Incarnation of Money (돈의 화신) (SBS, 2013).
Seogang 8-kyoung [서강8경] (or Seogang 8-gyeong / Seogang8Kyoung) is a restaurant that is located along Tojeong-ro [토정로] in Seoul’s neighborhood of Sangsu [Sangsu-dong/상수동], in the Mapo District [Mapo-gu/마포구], facing Seogang Bridge [서강대교] — most likely where it got its name from. It sits just vis-à-vis the restaurant Gortz.
128 Tojeong-ro, Sangsu-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 토정로 128 8층
Geolocation: 37.544923, 126.925348
Sangsu Station [상수역], Seoul Subway Line 6, Exit 3
(8 min. walk)
— submitted by Marion KDL
— Men Are Men added by Mich KDL