Themed bistros are really typical nowadays, however the ones in Seoul take it to an unheard of level. From energetic character-themed bistros to offbeat tall tale looking bistros, you’re fundamentally spoilt for decision! Here the 15 themed bistros that you ought to absolutely look at in case you’re going in Korea!
Blüte means flower or blossom in German, and this cafe stands true to its name. Complete with shady trees, fresh potted flowers and an impressive ceiling which hangs hundreds of yellow roses, Blüte emanates that with the perfect outdoor garden vibe. The Lemon Cheese Tart has a hint of citrus and dash of delicious smooth cream cheese and is a must-try. With all the different flowery backdrops on display, you can definitely take a perfect #ootd shot as a keepsake of this cosy garden cafe!
With a real Volkswagen parked close to the shopfront, this whimsical-looking cafe is as vintage as they get. The cafe is named after Myoll, a grey cat that lives in it…soo cute! Sit anywhere in this cosy and nicely decorated cafe and order yourself a cup of Flannel drip coffee, which is personally made by the Barista Master who happens to create wonderful latte art. With fairy lights hanging atop the unique decorations, Ho Ho Myoll also looks amazing at night when everything lights up!
Hello Kitty Cafe
Right next to Hongdae’s main shopping street, you can spot a huge pink Hello Kitty cafe that looks so pretty you probably won’t believe it’s real. From the wallpaper, bathroom, seats and tables, you will be surrounded by everything Hello Kitty. Besides the usual cafe food selection of coffee and cakes, there are also Hello Kitty souvenirs for you to purchase! Of course you can take photographs with all their decorations as well. Cakes such as the Mousse Cake (KRW 11,000) and the Tiramisu (KRW 5,5000) have Hello Kitty designs on them, making them extremely Insta-worthy. If you’re a big fan of Hello Kitty, this cafe is perfect for you!
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Does the name of the cafe ring any bells? Why, it’s Sherlock Holmes’ address along Baker Street! Inspired by BBC’s Sherlock, you will also find a wide variety of items that are reminiscent of the famous TV series on display in the cafe. The swanky 221 B room has a giant glass mirror, K-pop music playing the background and rotating pictures of Benedict Cumberbatch’s and Martin Freeman’s faces. Everything here has the Sherlock motif, from the savoury cookies, cakes, and candy right down to the coffee cups, which also makes for a very handy souvenir. The food and drink selection is pretty standard though there are also smoothies and detox juices if you prefer the healthier choice. Take your time at the cafe because there is certainly a lot to see!
A must-visit for LINE fans, the cafe is filled with adorable LINE merchandise and LINE-themed items that will definitely make you feel like a child again. The first floor consists of mainly toys and accessories while the second floor contains FRIENDS collaboration items along with some LINE-inspired clothing. The cafe is located in the basement level, with a 20 piece menu featuring Cony cookies and Brown & Sally macaroons. Don’t forget to cuddle up for a photo with the 3.2-metre tall Brown at the entrance! Set this cafe as your next in LINE.