top 14 must visit cafe in busan

Busan is the second most populated city in South Korea that has been gaining more attention from the travel industry thanks to the growth of K-pop and K-drama culture. 

Although the place is more well known for their gorgeous beaches, the cafe scene in Busan has also grown significantly in recent years that caters to the young and well-travelled. 

With many stunning cafes popping up in Busan, they truly deserve a spot in your travel itinerary. Pack your cameras because you will definitely be taking lots of pictures.

top 14 must visit cafe in busan

  • Waveon Coffee House
  • City Farm House Cafe DOCO
  • Cafe Bugok
  • Alike Coffee
  • Cafe Volpi
  • Port 1902
  • Cafe Cheek to Cheek
  • Cafe Avant Garde
  • Cafe Rooftop
  • Gemstone
  • Apeach Cafe
  • Oncheoncheon Melbourne
  • Cafe footloose
  • 4years apart

Waveon Coffee House

Waveon coffee, as it’s name, Wave On Coffee House, you can expect to see the wave while enjoy your tasty coffee. This cafe is design to optimize the ocean view from every corner of the cafe, so wherever you sit in this coffee house, you can see the rocky shore and sandy beach. My top 1 must visit cafe in busan.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours: 11.00-24.00
  • Contact: +82 51 727 1660
  • Address: 286 Haemaji-ro, Jangan-eup, Gijang-gun, Busan, South Korea

City Farm House cafe DOCO

Doco – City Farm House Cafe/Lifestyleasia

City Farm House Cafe DOCO is located in Seomyeon downtown, between Busan station and Haeundae Beach. There is a lot of cafe in Seomyeon, however City Farm House cafe DOCO is one of the stand out fresh made bakery and fresh roasted coffee. Even though it will be hard for you to find the entrance at first, for it is connected to a really narrow alley, but when you enter the entrance, you wil find a spacious and cozy garden inside. The interior design of city farmhouse is much more like a villa to keep it natural. It serve you coffee, tea and fresh made bakery.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours
    Weekdays: 09.00-22.30
    Weekend: 12.00-22.30
  • Address:  17 Jungang-daero 666beon-gil, Bujeon 2(i)-dong, Busanjin-gu, Busan, South Korea

Cafe bugok

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Image by Cafe Bugok

Cafe Bugok is located around Busan National University, in a quiet residential area. It was used to be an ordinary house but now modeled into one of the standout cafe around Busan National University. Cafe Bugok offers you coffee, tea and dessert.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours: 12.00-22.00 (Closed on Tuesday)
  • Contact: +82 10-2996-8660
  • Address: 38 Dongbukgok-ro 15beon-gil, Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
  • Homepage:

alike coffee

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Alike Coffee is located in Jeonpo-dong, among the other great cafe in that area. Jeonpo-dong is much more known as Jeonpo-cafe street for it’s many great and insta worthy cafe. What makes Alike coffee standout among the crowd is their simple modern interior and fancy dessert.

Useful Informations

cafe volpi

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Cafe Volpi is located in Nampo-dong, one of the must visit place in Busan for it’s shopping center and fancy restaurants. What makes Cafe Volpi standsout is that they serve you the clear view of nampo-dong and also Busan Tower with a really declicious signature menu Volpi Choco Latte.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours: 11.00-22.00
  • Contact: +82 51 244 3398
  • Address: 8F, 12 Yongdusan-gil, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea
  • Homepage: Facebook

port 1902

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Image by Port1902

Cafe Port 1902 is located at the end of Songjeong Beach. It was designed to be a middle ground betwen a cafe and private club with sea view. The top floor is best for summer since it has swimming pool and syntethic grass flor to make a relaxing atmosphere.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours : 12.00-21.30
  • Contact: +82 51 704 1902
  • Address: 170-5 Songjeonggudeokpo-gil, Songjeong-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea

cafe cheek to cheek

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Cafe Cheek to cheek is located along the Oncheoncheon Cafe Street in Oncheoncheon park, which is the most beautiful park in Busan you can ever visit. This cafe really have a peaceful atmosphere with a unique and simple white design evenmore looks like a flower gallery somehow. If you’re dessert lovers, don’t miss this place as you will find the best creative dessert in town here.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours: 11.00-22.00
    (Closed on Thursday)
  • Address: 17, Oncheoncheon-ro 441 beon-gil Dongnae-gu, Busan, South korea

cafe avant garde

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Cafe avant Garde is one of the most convenient and common place to visit in Busan, since you can visit here together while you’re visiting Gamcheon Culture village. Although this cafe is not big, but it has a great clear views of the areas surrounding colourful design of Gamcheon Culture Village.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours: 10.30-20.00
  • Contact : +82 51 727 2300
  • Address: South Korea, Busan, Saha-gu, Gamcheon 2(i)-dong, 10-3 2F

cafe rooftop

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Image by Koreatodo

Cafe rooftop is one of the famous cafe around Haeundae Beach and Cheongsapo. Obviously, when you’re visiting Busan, you’ll go to Haeundae or Cheongsapo daritdol skywalk, and if you’re looking for place to hang around, don’t waste time looking for another than Cafe rooftop. This cafe features a little indoor however, you don’t wanna be indoor here 🙂 That’s why the name is rooftop to make sure you will go up to the oudoor rooftop with benches and sofa seating area, will not just make you comfort but also perfect time to have instagram pictures.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours: 11.00-22.00
    (Closed on Mondays)
  • Contact : +82 51 702 3007
  • Address: 139-4 Cheongsapo-ro, Jung-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea

cafe gemstone

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Gemstone is one of hidden gems cafe in Busan. Unlike the other sea-side view Cafe, Gemstone bring the waters to you, so basically this cafe was designed from an old swimming complex with a large indoor space and ceilings. Many of the elements of the swimming complex still remain, just added chair and tables to adapt with restaurants stuff.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours: 10.00-24.00
  • Contact : +82 51 418 1124
  • Address: South Korea, 봉래동3가 137번지 1층 오양대교맨션 영도구 부산광역시 KR

apeach cafe

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If you are a fans of Kakao Friends, then you are going to love this one!  Located on the fourth floor of the Kakao Friends building lies Apeach character-themed cafe. It serves up a variety of Apeach cakes, muffins, macarons, drinks and more. With a pretty baby pink interior and marble tables, this place is definitely made for Instagram.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours: 10.30-22.00
  • Address: 62 Gwangbok-ro, Jung-gu, Busan

oncheoncheon melbourne

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A cafe known for its quality coffee and awesome brunches, Oncheoncheon Melbourne Cafe is the go-to place for quality time with your loved ones. Overlooking a river opposite the road, this place also exudes a warm and homely atmosphere. Do try the apple cinnamon pancake when you are there!

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours: 11.00-23.00
  • Address: Dongnae-gu, Allak 2dong, 631-57

cafe footloose

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A bicycle-themed cafe, Cafe Footloose appeals to all cycling enthusiasts. With a range of delectable mains, this is the perfect place for brunch with your friends. The plus point for this cafe is the hybrid bicycle service rental that goes for 15,000 won per hour and 20,000 won for two hours.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours: 10.00-23.00
  • Address: 1436-2 U 1(il)-dong, Haeundae-gu
    Busan, South Korea

4years apart cafe

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The cafe’s rustic wooden furniture and woven baskets portray a minimalist outlook, making it a great place to relax and chill with your friends. Coffee aside, indulge in fancy, colourful sodas such as the Blueberry Lime Soda (6000KRW) for a light and refreshing taste.

Useful Informations

  • Opening Hours:
    Mon to Fri:
    Tue to Thu, Sat & Sun: 12.00-21.00
  • Address: 8 Gwangnam-ro 258beon-gil
    Suyeong-gu, Busan
  • Contact: +82 010-9909-6398

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