Ma Pil-gu’s (Kim Won-hae) 59th birthday party takes place at the restaurant of this venue in episode 2 of Melting Me Softly/Let Me Melt (날 녹여주오) (tvN, 2019).
It is on a yacht right next to this venue, that MC Group’s Ha Young-seo (Moon Hee-kyung) comes at night with her lover in episode 1 of Graceful Family/Elegant Family (우아한 가) (MBN, 2019) and finds out about his plans to blackmail her with a video; time for TOP to step in.
It is at ‘The River Members Lounge & Terrace’ (3F) of this place that Han Se-gye’s (Seo Hyun-jin) manager Yoo Woo-mi (Moon Ji-in) takes photos of her in episode 1 of The Beauty Inside / Byooti Insaideu (뷰티 인사이드) (JTBC, 2018) pretending that she is sick and getting treated at a hospital. In episode 4, Jung Joo-hwan (Lee Tae-ri) and Kang Sa-ra (Lee Da-hee) have a breakfast appointment in the same room and she wants to win him over for her company. An episode later, in episode 5, Se-gye and Seo Do-jae’s (Lee Min-ki) mother Im Jung-yeon (Na Young-hee) meet up at this place’s restaurant ‘Bella Cucina’ and Jung-yeon tries to buy her son out of his supposed relationship with Se-gye. Both are back here in episode 6 and Jung-yeon begs Se-gye to date her son this time.
Choi Kang-seok (Jang Dong-gun) and Go Yeon-woo (Park Hyung-sik) meet up at the ‘Terrace Hall’ with David Kim (Son Seok-koo) in episode 13 of Suits (슈츠) (KBS2, 2018).
Also seen in episode 2 of Melting Me Softly/Let Me Melt (날 녹여주오) (tvN, 2019).
TheRiver [더리버] is a three storey multi-functional event space centered around yachting, which floats on the Han River. Run by Hyundai Yachts, South Korea’s only luxury yacht manufacturer, it is made up of public yacht charter service ‘Marina,’ Italian restaurant Bella Cucina, The River Café [더리버카페] and the facilities ‘Grand Hall’ and ‘Terrace Hall’ and also houses member-only spaces like the fine dining Japanese restaurant Hirota and ‘The River Members Lounge & Terrace.’
451 Yongsandong 6(yuk)-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 용산구 용산동6가 451
Geolocation: 37.507108, 126.984723
구반포, Seoul Subway Line 9, Exit 2
Gubanpo Station [구반포역]
(18 min walk)
— submitted by Marion KDL
— Melting Me Softly added by Thom Musni, with situation description by Marion KDL