A new place, near some of the major palaces and parks in Northern Seoul – we had to check it out: 권농동커피플레이스 (Kwonnongdong). The place doesn’t have an English name or even foreigner-friendly letters – very odd. Especially in this area that is full of tourists.
Naver maps link: 권농동커피
Even though the door clearly signals (in English only!) to not ask for directions, we went in to at least ask for a coffee.
The place is brand new, only opened months ago. The location is great, the setup is bright and modern, with a modern art bit on the walls.
The coffee menu has some single origin beans as well as blends; we didn’t explore what the plus version was – but for the price it better be outstanding.
The preparation of our Yirgacheffe was average overall. Brown paper filter and components were rinsed – a promising start. But no timer or scale anywhere – not so great on precision.
The result was a slightly over infused cup, but the chocolate cookie was tasty. Please, get rid of that sign on the door – or at the very least don’t only have it in English. You are sending all the wrong signals.