What if I told you there was a place that could meet your every Instagram aesthetic dream? I’m talking about a place with such detail and uniqueness, some would even say it’s out of this world.
No, I’m not talking about a BTS concert, I’m talking about Seoul’s very own cartoon cafes named YND239-20 and YND223-14! Both are named after their street address located in Yeonnam-dong. The cafes have a one of a kind feel that transport guests into a cartoon world while they get their caffeine fix. Pretty neat, eh?
Let’s dive deeper into these oh-so perfectly curated cafes! The smashing success of the first cafe, YND239-20, led to the recent opening of a second location–YND223-24. The new location boasts more crowd-friendly space than the original location as it not only has a larger dining room, it also has a gorgeous cartoon rooftop!
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#cafe연남동223_14 #cafe延南洞223_14 #연남동카페 #artworkgreem #2 #cafeynd223_14 #rooftop #옥상 #포토존 #카페추천 #연남동 . – Cafe연남동223-14 오픈했어요!! 아직 부족한 부분들이 많지만~ 카페를 찾아주신 분들에게 감사인사드립니다. 223-14에는 옥상 루프탑이 있어요~~ 사진찍고 가는거 잊지마세요!! . . The Cafe YND223-14 is opened today. There’s still a lot to be desired. Still, Thank you for coming to the cafe. this is our cafe rooftop. Don’t forget to take a picture. . – #artworkgreem #2 #greem #thankyou
It’s not just nice to look at, the drinks look delicious too! Let’s also talk about what makes its cartoon styling so appealing and realistic: Contour. I think its true allure lies in the simplicity and minimalistic artistry of the detailed contour.
Not in Seoul, but dying to visit? I have good news for you! According to CNN Travel, the marketing manager, JS Lee, has mentioned talks amongst the owners to turn it into a franchise and perhaps take it to areas outside of Korea. How sweet would that be? The world united by its shared love of Instagram worthy cafes!
Just a heads up, there are only two tables inside the original location so be aware that depending upon when you visit, you might have to wait a bit before you can get the ‘gram!
Written by Amanda G.