Not easy to find your marks in the Seoul brunch jungle, with all these new addresses opening every other week? We are here for you! We’ve explored many brunch places over the last 2 years and would like to share with you the most amazing brunch in Seoul.
Without further ado, discover the great must-try and most Instagrammable brunches. Stunning location, famous for the quality of their products, originality, atmosphere, but also vegan options (more info here on vegan places in Seoul and here for best Vegan restaurants in Jeju).
To discover more places in Seoul, you can also check out the list of the most incredible cafes in South Korea here.
Follow our guide!
1. Summer Lane in Itaewon
Probably our favorite brunch in Seoul. Summer Lane is an Australian brunch place, located in Itaewon. The food and coffee are simply amazing and so delicious. The menu is varied with fresh ingredients. We loved the Avocado, Salmon, Poached eggs on top of waffles… Yummy !
The place is often crowded, so expect a bit of waiting on weekends.
2. The Royal Food and Drink in Itaewon
The Royal Food and Drink in Itaewon offers so many amazing dishes that makes it so hard to pick only one… So better share a few plates with friends to try all the deliciousness of this place!
The location is also unique with a few table on the ground floor and a rooftop to enjoy one of the best view of Seoul.
3. Grain in Hongdae
Grain has become one of the most popular brunch place in Seoul, located in Hongdae. What we like about Grain is that you can design your own brunch by choosing different ingredients. The food is really fresh, staff very nice, location really cool and price affordable. All the elements are combined to make it one of the best brunch place in the city. Check it out !
4. Bimbom in Itaewon
The 3 storeys brunch set is something not to miss in Seoul. Bimbom offers delicious brunch options, from French crepe, to egg Benedicts and amazing French toast. Bimbom is located in Itaewon as well as in Seoul Forest
Address in Itaewon: here
Address in Seoul Forest: here
5. As Like in Gwanghwamun
This all day brunch place located in Gwanghwamun is located in a beautiful interior. The dishes are all delicious with lots of options. We stumble across this place by chance just walking around in the area. We went back a few times ever since. Check it out!
6. Thanks Oat in Hongdae
Thanks Oat is by far the cutest brunch place we’ve been in Seoul. This tiny house right next to the Gyeongui Line Forest Trail Park, is the perfect place to relax and one of the most instagrammable place in Seoul.
Don’t expect typical brunch dishes, as Thanks Oat specialized in Yogurt and Oats. They have many different options with various fruits and flavors. They also serve avocado or salmon bagels as well as organic coffees.
Check it out, you will not be disappointed, it is so unique.
7. Colline in Hongdae
Colline in Hongdae looks like a big flower shops. The smell of the the fresh flowers will make you feel so relax when you enter the restaurant. Colline is mainly a cafe, but they do have a few brunch plates as well. The setting is really unique and worth to try. It has a rather spacious area to accommodate many tables in an elegant decor.
8. Hillside Table
Fancy a healthy brunch in Seoul? Head to Hillside Table. This place offers fresh and healthy ingredients only. You can compose a salad or rather opt for the delicious sandwiches. Hillside Table is located in Jongno-gu near Gwanghwamun Square.
9. Little Neck in Cheongdam
Little Neck is a cute little restaurant located in Cheongdam. The restaurant focus is on healthy, organic and fresh ingredients. Besides typical brunch dishes, Little Neck also offers pasta and steak on their menu.
10. Sunday Arvo in Itaewon
Sunday Arvo is one of our other favorite brunch place in Seoul. Located in Itaewon, it includes amazing brunch dishes. The salmon sandwich and eggs Benedicts are out of this world! Don’t look any further, head to Sunday Arvo today!
11. Lucyd in Hapjeong
Lucyd is an Australian Brunch Cafe & Bistro which recently opened in Hapjeong. Mate, it’s freaking delicious! We opted for the soft shell crab plate with eggs benedict as well as a sweet plate with croissant and apples. We loved both dishes a lot! On top of that, expect a real Australian coffee. Simply amazing.
Lucyd is also open for dinner with a completely different menu. You can also check it out for a nice dining experience.
12. Approach in Yongsan
Approach is an all day brunch cafe located in one of the trendy area of Yongsan with plenty of restaurants and cafes which opened recently. If you are craving for Edds Benedict, do not hesitate any longer and head to Approach for some of the best brunch dishes we tried in Seoul. They serve high quality food and cafes, which makes it one of the best brunch place in town!
Approach quickly became a reference in terms of brunch in Seoul, hence expect some waiting time especially during weekend…
13. Brunch-Ga in Hongdae
Besides serving great food, Brunch-Ga offers a stunning terrace to enjoy a brunch outdoor in a quiet street of Hongdae.
We particularly liked the omelet and the salad. The portion are really big, so it’s good to share a few dishes with your friends or families.
We love to start our weekend with a great Brunch. Seoul is full of great places. We will keep updating this post whenever we discover new places. Feel free to leave a comment with your favorite place. We always love to check out new brunch.
If you like discovering new cafes in Seoul, we wrote a full post here about the most beautiful outdoor cafes in Seoul.