The most important thing for a café in Seoul these days is that the coffee needs to be of the best quality – afterall, Seoulites have acquired a taste for the drink. But in order to stay in business, a whole culture and story needs to be wrapped around the coffee. It’s a mixture of great coffee and a great ambience that people are looking for, which is why some of Seoul’s creative cafés have developed industrial and minimal interiors to continue attracting their clientele. From Bonanaza Coffee that made its way from Berlin to the always crowded Daelim Changgo (Daelim Warehouse) in the area that’s referred to as Seoul’s Brooklyn, these places serve some of Seoul’s best coffee and have a vibe that stays in your memory.
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