Café Onion Anguk – Enjoy Delectable Pastries and Refreshing Beverages in a Hanok-styled Cafe

Café Onion Anguk – Enjoy Delectable Pastries and Refreshing Beverages in a Hanok-styled Cafe

November 13, 2019

I’ve previously shared my thoughts on how I felt about South Korea’s coffee and café culture. To reiterate, my opinion is that the sole purpose of cafés in Seoul is to provide the locals with social hangout locations. I’ve proven my point again after visiting Café Onion Anguk.



Situated just a stone’s throw away from the world-famous Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace, Café Onion Anguk is housed in a traditional Korean Hanok. This café has managed to beautifully blend its traditional façade and wooden furnishing with trendy industrial chic elements. There are many photo-worthy corners, so don’t forget to have fun posing and snapping away while waiting for your orders. There are indoor and outdoor seating available, and you can also choose to experience the “Korean floor culture” of sitting on the ground while enjoying your coffee, tea and pastries.



Upon entering the café, you’ll be greeted by the aroma of freshly baked bread, pastries and desserts. The way the café displays the sweet and savoury treats entices customers to try more, but also leaves everyone spoilt for choice. What makes Café Onion Anguk stand out from other cafés is its usage of seasonal local ingredients such as Korean strawberries and injeolmi for their baked goods.

Though their coffee isn’t fantastic, the café is fully packed every single day. I guess families and friends love gathering and catching up at Café Onion Anguk. The air-conditioned interior is quite spacious and great for chilling out, especially if you need to escape from the heat during summer time. It’s better to patronise Café Onion Anguk with a group because it’s always crowded – while some of you order, the others can look for seats.

Café Onion Anguk
Address: 5 Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 7am to 9pm. Sat & Sun 9am to 9pm.

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