South Korea’s second most populous city after Seoul – Busan, is a large port city in South Korea. It is famous for its Haeundae Beach, Mountains and Temples, mostly places of culture. In this listicle, we bring to you 5 insta-worthy cafes in Busan that you can relax in after all the walking!
#1. On A Season
Furnished with white and wooden furniture, this insta-worthy café in Busan has a clean and minimalistic interior design that gives off cosy and chill vibes, it is a café that doesn’t involve many fancy décor items making it a great place for anyone to sit down and relax comfortably in.
The downside though, is that each person has to order 1 item.
On A Season sells coffee such as Latte at 5000won (SGD$6.05) and a Flat Vanilla at 5500won (SGD$6.65). They also offer other non-coffee drinks such as a Tropical Tea at 6000won (SGD$7.25). If you’re itching for something sweet to eat, their Vanilla Cup Pound costs 4000won (SGD$4.85) or you can opt for a Fruit Toast at 7000won (SGD$8.45).
Address: 339-9 Jeonpo 1(il)-dong, Busanjin-gu, Busan, South Korea (부산광역시 부산진구 전포대로200번길 21부산광역시 부산진구 전포동 339-9)
Operating Hours: 12PM to 9PM (Last order 8.30PM)
Tel.: +82 010-8261-0561
Ordinary Flower & Café is decked in flowers and plants both dried and fresh. The interior gives off a bit of a rustic and vintage vibe, the perfect café for those into florals and vintage interiors.
At Ordinary, they have food items such as a Shrimp Open Sandwich at 12000won (SGD$14.50) and a Tomato Soup with Toasted Bread at 7000won (SGD$8.45).
Apart from coffee, other drinks served here include Kale Kiwi Juice at 6500won (SGD$7.85) and a Strawberry Lemon Tea at 6000won (SGD$7.25). Ordinary also offers bottled drinks such as Bundaberg Lemon Lime & Bitters at 6000won (SGD$7.25).
Address: 246번길 번길 13-6 Jeonpo-daero, Jeonpo-dong, Busanjin-gu, Busan, South Korea (부산광역시 부산진구 전포대로246번길 13-6 1층 부산광역시 부산진구 전포동 197-26)
Operating Hours: 12pm to 6pm (Closed on Mondays)
This third café – Soulmate, gives off princess-y vibes with its pinkish walls and lace details around the café. The dried plants hanging on the walls makes the design of the café slightly more rustic, this cozy café is good for the girls who want to feel like a princess.
Some of the coffee served here include Hazelnut Latte at 5000won (SGD$6.05) and a Blueberry Latte at 5000won (SGD$6.05). Other non-coffee drinks offered here are Black teas such as English Breakfast tea and Earl Grey tea at 5000won (SGD$6.05). If you’ll like to have a dessert, they do offer a wide range of sweet treats, one of which is a Strawberry Tiramisu at 7500won (SGD$9.06).
At Soulmate, each customer will have to order 1 item as well.
Address: 293-45, Jangjeon-dong, Geumjeong-gu, Busan (부산광역시 금정구 장전로12번길 24 부산광역시 금정구 장전동 293-45)
Operating Hours: 12.30PM to 10PM
Tel.: +82 051-920-9855
With the use of wooden and white furniture, Climbtower kept their colours to a minimum, adding a touch of colour in corners with green potted plants. Climbtower is a minimalistic, clean and tidy café that makes you feel relaxed with their interior. You can even get a great view of the beach from the third level of the café.
Climbtower offers different types of coffees such as a Cream Latte at 7000won (SGD$8.45) and for those who likes ice cream, an Affogato at 8000won (SGD$9.67). If you’re not a fan of coffee, feel free to opt for other beverages such as a Pumpkin Latte at 7000won (SGD$8.45) or if you want something healthier, an Avocado Smoothie at 7500won (SGD$9.06).
Some food items and dessert they offer at Climbtower are a Pastrami Sandwich at 8500won (SGD$10.27), Ricotta Cheesecake at 6500won (SGD7.85) and a Mascarpone Tiramisu at 8000won (SGD$9.67).
Address: 39 Munoseong-gil, Ilgwang-myeon, Gijang, Busan, South Korea (부산 기장군 일광면 문오성길 39)
Operating Hours: 11AM to 10PM
Tel.: +82 051-727-5100
#5. Brown Hands
This café looks like it’s on the verge of falling apart, with brick walls that look old and worn out, Brown Hands has an interior design that’s of an industrial concept.
Brown Hands serve the usual coffees ranging from 4800won (SGD$5.80) to 7500won (SGD$9.06). For non-coffee drinkers, you can go for some other drinks such as their Banana Latte at 6800won (SGD$8.21), Tomato Juice at 7500won (SGD$9.06) and Apple Lemon Tea at 6900won (SGD$8.33).
Address: 1st Level, 467 Choryang-dong, Dong-gu, Busan, South Korea (부산광역시 동구 초량동 467 1층)
Operating Hours: 10AM to 10PM
Tel.: +82 051-464-0332
Did any of these insta-worthy cafes in Busan catch your eye? Check them out when you’re in Busan and do share some of your photos with us!