Best Character Cafes in Korea

Looking for the best character cafes in Korea? Then, we have you covered with this great list. Korean Cafe Culture is beyond compare, and these cafes (and restaurants) will provide incredible character drinks and experiences and great photo opportunities! So, if you are looking for Classic American characters like Charlie Brown, Anime, literary favorites, and more, then check out these wonderful character cafes in Korea!

Classic American Character Cafes

Whether searching for the classics like Peanuts, Disney, Marvel, or Pixar, there are cafes to enjoy the wonderfully decorated interiors, delicious drinks, and treats, and even purchase collectibles at some locations.

Viva Salon

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0507-1417-7576

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Hangul Address

서울 마포구 포은로 84 1층

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Viva Salon has a fabulous mix of American cartoon characters from Peanuts, Winnie the Pooh, Disney, Sesame Street, and more. Since the area is small, you almost feel like you are in a doll house. Also, many of the items are available for purchase. So, get all your photos and purchases done, and then you’ll find drink creations of so many of your favorites to enjoy.

Located in Cheonan, Dark Night is a small cafe with several references to Batman. It is a small cafe but super cozy. In addition to coffee, teas and smoothies, they offer macarons and sandwiches too.

Pinnochio Village

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031-591-0008

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Pinnochio themed restaurant

Hangul Address

경기 남양주시 수동면 비룡로 916-41

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Pinocchio can be found all over South Korea. If you are visiting La Petit France, you can find Pinnochio there as well. Pino & Kio Resort is next to Malipo Beach. Then, make sure to stop at the cafe and see Pinocchio nearby. Also, Pinocchio Village is a great lunch and or brunch stop.

Snoopy Garden

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064-1899-3929

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Great place for family to take kids and pictures.

Hangul Address

제주 제주시 구좌읍 금백조로 930

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While in Jeju, check out Snoopy Garden, a theme park-like attraction that includes a cafe. There are eleven zones in the outdoor garden which have classic Peanuts scenes. Additionally, there are five themed halls for you to check out. If you are a fan of Peanuts and Snoopy, spend some time enjoying the exhibits and then enjoy some time in the themed cafe there as well.

YETT

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0507-1311-7586

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Instagram: yett.kafe Snoopy & Charlie Brown pancakes can be ordered at Yett, a cute little lake side cafe.

Hangul Address

세종 연서면 도신고복로 629

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YETT Kafe in Sejong serves Snoopy & Charlie Brown pancakes can be ordered at their little lake side cafe. In addition to the character-themed pancakes, they have delicious coffee, desserts and brunch available.

Smore Market Toy House

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0507-1399-0801

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Disney Pixar themed store and cafe

Hangul Address

서울 종로구 율곡로3길 74-3

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If you are a Disney or Pixar fan, this cafe is for you. Smore Market Toy House is decorated in Toy Story memorabilia. Also, this cafe is a toy store, of course! In addition, there are plenty of fabulous spots to get some great Instagram posts shot or just photos. Spend some time grabbing your photos and merchandise, then enjoy some delicious coffee, tea and desserts.

Secret Base

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0507-1393-7280

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Fabulous Marvel themed cafe with many displays!

Hangul Address

서울 강서구 등촌로55길 11-11 1층

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Secret Base in Seoul is a Marvel lovers dream! With a huge display of Marvel action figures and many movie props, you can enjoy your “Super Soldier Ade” and “Civil War Tiramisu,” then grab some great photos!

Harry Potter Character Cafes

If you are a fan of Harry Potter, then do not miss out on these great cafes decorated with great collectibles and memorabilia. In addition, the themed drinks and treats will make you feel like you are in the wizarding world!

943 Kings Cross

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0507-1383-2112

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A Harry Potter themed cafe that takes up 4 floors.

Hangul Address

서울 마포구 양화로16길 24

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Harry Potter fans, rejoice! As with many cafes in Korea, 943 King’s Cross Cafe also has a beer selection and they get really festive during holidays like Halloween and Christmas. As a popular destination cafe, they have amazing opportunities for fun photos as well. Also, there are many floors and each one has a theme. So, grab yourself a goodie there and enjoy immersing yourself in the world of wizardry.

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Fred And George

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0507-1394-6393

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Instagram: fredngeorge

Hangul Address

서울 마포구 와우산로11길 9-11 1층 카페 프레드앤조지

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Fred & George is a Harry Potter theme that is cafe by day and bar by night. With an interior decorated with tons of Harry Potter collectibles, you can enjoy a butter beer or Frediccino.

Hello Kitty Character Cafe

Hello Kitty has increased with popularity since its creation in 1974. There were two Hello Kitty Cafes, one in Jeju and one in Seoul. However, the location in Seoul has closed. So, if you are planning a trip to Jeju, make sure to include this in your list!

Hello Kitty Cafe Jeju Island

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064-792-6570

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Hangul Address

제주 서귀포시 안덕면 한창로 340 헬로키티아일랜드

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While you are in Jeju, Hello Kitty lovers will enjoy this theme-park with a cafe. Enjoy touring all of the amazing exhibits of Hello Kitty at the theme park. Then, take a break and partake of delicious coffees and desserts that are too cute to eat at the Hello Kitty Cafe.

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Kakao Friends Character Cafe

With the Korean messaging app Kakao, many people have fallen in love with the characters, Ryan, Apeach, Muji and others. In fact, you can find collectibles all over Korea.

Kakao Friends Gangnam

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02-6494-1100

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Hangul Address

서울 서초구 강남대로 429 유창빌딩 1~2층

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While there are many Kakao friends locations in Korea, the flagship location has this fun cafe, Ryan Cafe. Especially, make sure to visit the location in Gangnam as they have a themed cafe for you to enjoy. Check out the delicious pastries and treats while enjoying all things Kakao Friends!

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Classic Literature Character Cafes

Fans of classic literature, your characters are displayed in these character cafes in Korea. From the literary world of C. S. Lewis’ Narnia to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Baker Street, there are cafes to enjoy immersing yourself in all the goodness.

Cafe Uuol Narnia 2560

Cafe Uuol Narnia 25605

041-548-2560

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Coffee shop that serves brunch and dessert.

Hangul Address

충남 아산시 음봉면 월랑길 53-2

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Cafe Narnia, the location, decor, and theme are enough to make you feel transported to a magical realm. In addition, the owner speaks English, Korean, and German. However, the drinks and pizza are what dreams are made of. Thus, kids and Narnia fans will love the various displays around this large property.

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Flower And Little Prince

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0507-1393-2627

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Little Prince themed cafe with large sweet and savory bakery selection. Three floors with outdoor seating on first and third. Putting zone out front and short scenic walk.

Hangul Address

경기 용인시 처인구 백옥대로 1311 꽃과어린왕자

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With one of the largest collections of The Little Prince books, art, memorabilia on display, this beautiful 3-floor cafe is a must-see-destination for all Little Prince fans. There’s also a small golf putting area on the first floor and a walking trail along the side with lovely, white butterflies.

Euljiro Verona

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0507-1348-0526

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Instagram: verona_eulji The interiors concept is the Italian city of Verona, which was the background of the story of Romeo and Juliet. The cafe is decorated with crosses and stained glasses that allow you to feel the atmosphere of the small Italian city.

Hangul Address

서울 중구 충무로5길 24

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The interior is based on the city of Verona which is the background for Romeo & Juliet. (Think, Baz Luhrmann’s version and you won’t be disappointed.) However, you should make sure to check out the signature drinks, Romeo and Juliet.

Check out this video to see all the goodness of Euljiro Verona!
221b

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0507-1435-2218

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Sherlock Holmes theme cafe - prepare yourself for lots of Cumberbatch Instagram 221b_cafe

Hangul Address

서울 강남구 학동로43길 6

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Are you a fan of BBC’s Sherlock Holmes? Then, prepare yourself for lots of Benedict Cumberbatch at 221B. In short, this classy cafe is charming and includes production photos and lots of items relating to London. So, grab yourself a Sherlock coffee or Moriarty Smoothie and enjoy the atmosphere!

Cafe Oz

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032-761-4229

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Hangul Address

인천 중구 동화마을길 21-19

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If you are in Fairytale Village in Incheon, just follow the yellow brick road to Cafe Oz. Fans of the Wizard of Oz will enjoy all the photo opportunities. Just look for the large castle in Fairytale Village and enjoy. In addition, this cafe is a great stop for anime fans of One Piece.

wizard of oz character cafe in korea

Anime Character Cafes

Japanese anime and manga are also very popular, there are wonderful anime character cafes in Korea for you to enjoy the culture!

Pop Bubble Yongsan I Park Mall

Pop Bubble Yongsan I Park Mall0

02-6373-3360

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Collaboration theme cafe. Characters and themes change.

Hangul Address

서울 용산구 한강대로23길 55 아이파크몰 테마파크 6층 팝

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Fans of Crayon Shin-Chan and other animes will love Pop Bubble in Yongsan I-Park Mall.

Pop Bubble Cafe

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02-322-1276

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Anime themed cafe

Hangul Address

서울 마포구 양화로 188

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This collaboration cafe has various characters and animations that change regularly. So, if you visit often you may find new anime characters while you enjoy your treats!

Play One Piece

Play One Piece0

02-322-2176

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Instagram: play_one_piece One Piece themed store

Hangul Address

서울 마포구 양화로 188 AK&홍대 5층

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With the exterior shaped like the ship from One Piece, Play One Piece is difficult to miss! One Piece, this popular anime, has inspired this cafe and many others with it’s fun themes. Fans definitely will want to check this out!

one piece character cafe in korea

Studio Ghibli and Totoro Character Cafes

Totoros Forest

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055-745-5225

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Instagram c_totoro_

Hangul Address

경남 진주시 새들말로68번길 5

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Totoro is another one of Korea’s favorites. If you are a fan of Totoro or Studio Ghibli, then you can find him in unlikely places, cafe windows, restaurant, and dangling on key chains. The cafes listed here have a few Totoro references. However, if you’re a big fan, definitely check out Studio Ghibli Dotoriseup and Studio Ghibli Acorn Forest.

Totoro character cafe in korea
At Dotoriseup in I-Park Mall
Totoro Forest Healing Cafe Ulsan

Totoro Forest Healing Cafe Ulsan0

052-249-5577

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Hangul Address

울산 울주군 청량읍 율리영해1길 36

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Studio Ghibli Dotoriseup

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02-3213-4747

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For all Studio Ghibli fans, this is one of the best spots to go to. Life sized Cat Bus that you can take pictures in, a Totoro and Mei automated welcome, and all the supplies you could want!

Hangul Address

서울 송파구 올림픽로 300 롯데월드몰 B1

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Studio Ghibli Acorn Forest

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Hidden on the 6th floor of I-Park Mall. Not very large, but if youre just looking to stock up on fan gifts, then its a great little shop with a large Totoro in the front.

Hangul Address

서울 용산구 한강대로23길 55 아이파크몰 리빙파크 6층 팝

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Halloween Themed Cafe

Witchs Kitchen Cheonan

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0507-1324-5323

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Halloween themed restaurant complete with witches, cauldrons, skulls, and even scary drinks. If you are looking for delicious food or a fun Halloween themed night out look no further than Witches Kitchen. Instagram: witchskitchen.official

Hangul Address

충남 천안시 동남구 먹거리9길 15

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Witches – If you love Halloween so much that you wish it could happen every day, then visit Manyeo Kitchen, Witchs Kitchen in Cheonan. It’s a unique experience and fully immersive, including the menu options. However, please note their parking lot is next door. Do not park in the private lot across the street unless you have a Korean credit card.

witches character cafe in korea
Witchs Kitchen Cheonan

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