Bars & Cafes

 

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HAEUNDAE | KSU | SEOMYEON | NAMPO | PNU | GWANGAN-LI | OTHER

HAEUNDAE / JANGSAN / DALMAJI

Billie Jean (Good atmosphere, good live music too)
Starface
on Dalmaji hill (Chill expat bar)
JK Factory (Small ‘local feel’ bar)
24/7 Lounge Bar (Swanky club-ish bar)
Wolfhound Pub (Expat bar)
Eighty Eight in Miami (2 locations) (Party bar, akin to something like Thursday Party)
Rock n Roll House (14th-floor party bar)

Adagio Roasting House in Jangsan (Best quality coffee in Busan, we think)
Puppy Cafe in Jangsan (Play with puppies and have a drink!)
Cordelia Coffee Roastary in Jangsan (Great outdoor patio)
I Make Cake Cafe in Haeundae (decorate your own cake)

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KSU

Guide to the Busan Music Scene
Ssaeng Tong (3 locations) (Good hof  & free finger food!)
Long Island Iced Tea (Cheap cocktails! Good expat-korean mix)
Blue Monkey (Clubby expat bar)
Eva’s (Expat bar)
Monk (Surprisingly authentic jazz)
Ol’ 55 (Expat bar/music venue)
Ayuta Indian Pub (Very chill place – try the sangria & a hookah)
Kino Eye (Expat party bar)
Vinyl Underground (Music venue) – coming soon
Zip Code (Chill expat bar) – coming soon
HQ (Chill expat bar & good food) – coming soon
Mystery Ship Bar – Radio Bar (Chill bar, mysterious)

Fully Booked (Wine, beer, used books, board games!)
Oak CnC
(Great cafe with beer on tap!)
Cappuccino Home Story (Good place to get work done – lots of students)
Painted Chair Cafe (Nice art studio space upstairs – good waffles too)
Atelier (formerly ‘Gelateria’) (Gelato, coffee, and bottled beer too)

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SEOMYEON

Guide to Salsa Clubs in Seomyeon
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Salsa Club Caribe (Salsa club)
Old Record Bar (Chill bar, real vinyl music)
Sake Dining Bar (Authentic Japanese bar)
King Beer Mart (Choose from a ton of beers)
Monglit Wine Bar (Cool private ‘grottoes’)
Judy’s Nine Brau (Brewhouse – Hefeweizen & Dunkel)
Who? (Brewhouse – Hefeweizen & Dunkel)
Metal City (Party bar, live music at times) – coming soon
Cave Bar (actually in Beomil-dong) (More of a restaurant, but still… dongdongju!)

Coffee Factory (Good coffee, good location) – coming soon

HAEUNDAE | KSU | SEOMYEON | NAMPO | PNU | GWANGAN-LI | OTHER

NAMPO

Cho Bbei – ‘Alcoholics’ (Makgeolli/Soju bar)
Charlie’s Brau
 (Brewhouse/hof – beers other than Hite/Cass!)
Shaker Bar (Weird in a good way – a little clubby, a little gaudy)

Coffee Factory (Good coffee, good location) – coming soon

HAEUNDAE | KSU | SEOMYEON | NAMPO | PNU | GWANGAN-LI | OTHER

PNU/NORTH

The Basement (Music venue/expat bar)
Soul Trane (Chill expat bar)
Crossroads (Expat bar/music venue)
Small Bar (Small, quiet, classy bar)

Matahari (Quiet-but-cool cafe – serves drinks too)

HAEUNDAE | KSU | SEOMYEON | NAMPO | PNU | GWANGAN-LI | OTHER

GWANGAN

Beached (Chill NZ expat bar)
Bong G (Wine cocktails to go)

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OTHER

Amby’s – Texas Street/Busan Station (More of a restaurant; still a great place to get drinks)
Cave Bar – Beomil-dong (More of a restaurant, but you can get dongdongju by the bucketloads)

Fall In Coffee – Hwamyeong (Fancy coffee, great place for a chat)

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