BiancoItalia — Cheongdam Branch [비안코이탈리아 청담점] (2017—2020)

The Third Charm (2018)

After their rock climbing session in episode 6 of The Third Charm / The 3rd Charm (제3의 매력) (JTBC, 2018), Baek Joo-ran (Lee Yoon-ji) and Kang Chul-nam (Lee Ha-yul) come to this ‘pet cafe’ for a meal. Although Joo-ran isn’t particularly keen about exercising or pets, she pretends to have an interest in them when Chul-nam brings up the topics.

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BiancoItalia [비안코이탈리아] catered primarily to the care and well-being of dogs. It had two outlets that offered services like a doggy day-care service, pet hotel, grooming and spa (for dogs, of course), and an academy. The scene from The Third Charm was filmed at the Cheongdam branch’s [청담점] restaurant, Bianco Forest (비안코포레스트).

This branch, opened in September 2017 and closed in 2020, was located in the Triad Building [트리아드빌딩] in Seoul’s neighborhood Cheongdam [Cheongdam-dong/청담동] in the Gangnam district [Gangnam-gu/강남구], on the same street as Luka 511 [루카511] (3 min walk), and a 5 minute walk to Bottega Lounge [보테가 라운지].

As of October 2020, it appears that BiancoItalia has ceased operations, and the space is currently up for rent.

19 Dosandaero-81-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 강남구 도산대로81길 19
(청담동 118-12)
Geolocation: 37.525621, 127.047390

Getting here
Apgujeongrodeo Station [압구정로데오역], Bundang Line, Exit 2/3
(11 min. walk)

— submitted by Thom Musni, details by Mich KDL; last updated 07/07/2022

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