White Birch Story Tea House [자작나무이야기]

Touch Your Heart (2019); Dae Jang Geum Is Watching (2018-19); Goblin (2016-17)

Kwon Jung-rok (Lee Dong-wook) and Oh Yoon-seo (Yoo In-na) walk onto the alley outside this café in episode 2 of Touch Your Heart/Reach of Sincerity (진심이 닿다) (tvN, 2019), after having dinner. He tells her here that he’ll officially give her a chance to be his secretary, and a delighted Yoon-seo starts to run up to him — only to trip and fall into his arms. This scene also briefly appears in the illustrated opening credits of the show.

Han San-hae (Shin Dong-wook) passes by this tea house in episode 17 (full episode 9) of DaeJang Geum Is Watching / The Great Jang-geum Is Watching / Jang Geum, Oh My Grandma (대장금이 보고 있다) (MBC, 2018-19), while following Bok Seung-ah (Kwon Yu-ri of Girls Generation) to their lunch destination a short distance away.

Sunny (Yoo In-na) and Ji Eun-tak (Kim Go-eun) come here in episode 11 of Goblin/Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神 – 도깨비) (tvN, 2016-17) and Sunny asks Eun-tak if she believes in previous lives, to which she answers yes.

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White Birch Story Tea House [자작나무이야기] is a café that is located in Seoul’s neighborhood of neighborhood of Sogyeok [Sogyeok-dong/소격동] in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구].

Address
74-15 Yulgok-ro 1-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울 종로구 율곡로1길 74-15
(소격동 157-4)
Geolocation: 37.578640, 126.981829

Getting here
Anguk Station [안국역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 1,
Walk in the direction of Gyeongbokgung Palace [경복궁], turn into the second street right to Yulgok-ro 3-gil and after you’ve passed the We Are Young Mural, turn left into a tiny alleyway. Walk a little bit more and it’ll be on your right hand side.

— submitted by Marion KDL
Dae Jang Geum Is Watching, Touch Your Heart added by Mich KDL
— Photos taken by © Iris27, February 2018

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