Hong Dae : Hello Kitty Cafe

Visited the Hello Kitty Cafe  in Hong Dae 홍대 (Hong Ik University Station, Subway Line 2). People around me would know that I’m not a big fan of pink anythings so I was dreading to get into this cafe. I don’t hate it or anything but I get chills really often when I see such cutesy stuff. Surprisingly when I walked in, it had this soothing vibe that was comfortable and peaceful.

Pink overload, no doubt, but the ambience  was set perfectly for a nice conversation over a cup of coffee with your friends.

From the subway (Exit 5, i think), you will have to make an immediate left and walk into a place that looks somewhat like a park near Dunkin Donuts. Turn left and walk straight into the main street of Hong Dae’s Fashion  Street. The cafe will be on a slope on the first or second left turn of the main street.

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This is right below the Coffee Prince cafe. Its very pink so its really easy to spot!

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One of the sections of the elevated floor, mostly for couples I think.

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The second section of the elevated level

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The counter with staff in pink uniforms.

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Cute chandeliers

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The mom ordered banana waffle troussled with hot chocolate sauce. Look at the powdered deco!

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This is the restroom, all pinkified.  Look at my enthusiastic blogger mode!

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The table next to us with stuffed Hello Kitty cushions!

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Iced Tea.I love iced teas in Seoul because they’re all peach flavoured. You can trust anything that is fruit flavored in Seoul because they’re really rich in flavour!

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The waiting bell that vibrates when your order is ready to be picked up from the counter

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Fastah walk away!

Anyways, for those who are interested in cats and would love to walk into the cafe with real life pet cats around, I took a picture of the brochure I received on the way to this cafe. I’ve seen it on television but since I can never get friendly with cats it never crossed my mind to even pay the place a visit. It’s located next to the Hello Kitty cafe so you can go and have a look. There’s also a pet dog cafe called the Bao House located somewhere in Hong Dae too on the 2nd floor of one of the aisles so you have to look out 🙂

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By thenatstory at 2010-06-10

10 comments

  1. jasz says:

    wow nice blog… and cute place! i’ll put that on my list for my Seoul visit next year ^_^ any more suggestions for a must-visit places in Seoul?

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