동백양과점 Dong Baek
[Travel in March/April 2018-2019]
(!!!!Updated on April 2019)
Today, I’m so excited to share with you one of the best cafe finds this trip! It’s so good that I visited twice in a week, yes twice!
Right in the middle of a quaint little street in the town of Jongno-gu, there lies a quiet vintage-looking cafe with the fluffiest, softest and indulgent souffle pancakes. If you’re looking to indulge in one of Seoul’s current sweet pleasures, do read on!
Dongbaek’s signature is their souffle pancakes that comes in different flavours. With interiors inspired by the 1960s, the cafe is totally Instagram worthy – decorated with cushioned chairs, lined with wooden interiors and drinks served in old English cups and plates that will take you back in time.
The souffle pancakes are light and fluffy, stacked with fresh strawberries and strawberry jam, dripped with fresh whipped cream. Each time I took a bite, I could taste the buttery goodness of each piece, and the sweetness is all natural from the fresh strawberries used.
[Update in April 2019]
This time, when I travelled during Cherry Blossom period, there’s something new in the menu – Cherry Blossom Souffle. Sharing with friends who loves cherry! (I still prefer the strawberry souffle!)
[Direction Guide to Yummy Strawberry Soufflé]
All you need is to follow this guide, and you will be all ready for the best cafe experience! 🙂
Address: 서울특별시 종로구 종로188.8.131.52가동 수표로28길 17-24
Operation Hours: 10am – 11pm
Contact: 02 744-1224
Nearest Subway: Jongno 3-ga
Overall Rating: 10/10
Amount Spent: 40USD
My Recommendations: Strawberry Soufflé, Cream Coffee, Fruit Tea
Best Part: Taste, Photo-worthy, Ambience, Old English Cafe Interior
Will I come back? Yes! Definitely!
- If possible, try to drop by on weekdays before 12pm to avoid long queues
- Food is a little on the pricey side, but definitely worth it!
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