MK2 is a cool looking spot in the neighborhood to the west of Gyeongbokgung palace. The decor is made up of mostly mid-century modern furniture, and they have a Faema E61 espresso machine on which they churn out a pretty decent espresso.

It seems like a really chilled out place to relax and study, do some work, or meet a friend. Very quiet when I visited. The neighborhood has a lot of little trendy cafes, design studios, a used bookstore, etc. Seems like a lot of development is going on around this area, worth checking out more places.

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Head to Gyeongbokgung station, exit 3. Walk straight and make a right down one of the side streets; it’ll be on your left. I can’t recall exactly, I might have placed the map marker on the wrong one. If it’s not that first side street, then it’s the second one further north.

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