If you happen to see this café with its bright pink exterior decorated with a big bow, you will probably not be able to resist stopping by.
Hello Kitty Café is without a doubt one of the most beloved cafés in the Hongdae area.
Dedicated to the cutest kitty (or not) in the world, the cafe is always packed with fans and those who could not resist the cute décor.
Once you step inside the café, you will be overwhelmed by pink and the famous Hello Kitty icon.
The walls have big Hello Kitty shaped openings, and at the counter there are a variety of Kitty-shaped desserts on display.
Some of the most popular items at the café are the Kitty mousse cake, waffles, and café latte sprinkled with cocoa powder in the shape of Hello Kitty. The café also sells a variety of Hello Kitty memorabilia including Hello Kitty wearing a Hanbok (Korean traditional clothes).
There are many tables in the spacious second floor. The pink couch donned with the Hello Kitty Bow makes for a great place to take a photo. The pink walls and Hello Kitty decorations continue on the second floor and even extend to the bathroom.
The majority of visitors are mostly girls from all over the world that come to enjoy this adorable café where there is never too much of Hello Kitty.
Address: 94-3, Eoulmadang-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul,
Hours: 11:00 – 24:00
Homepage: http://www.hellokittycafe.co.kr/ (Korean)
Caffe latte: 4,200 won, Hello Kitty caramel waffle: 3,500, Hello Kitty Rare cheese mousse cake: 10000 won