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Bakery in Seoul Gyeongbokgung – Plain

The Gwanghwamun area in Seoul is considered a representative office-concentrated zone. Thanks to this, various restaurants and cafes, ranging from large franchises to small privately-run bakeries, can be found throughout the area.

“Seoul Gyeongbokgung Bakery – Plain”

A bakery named “Plain” is situated to the west of Gwanghwamun Square, with Gyeongbokgung Station as the reference subway station. Located near the entrance of the Nonghyup-operated Hanaro Mart, it’s a small bakery. While there are some seating arrangements inside, it’s not overly spacious, making it a place where takeaway is commonly chosen.

“The Potato Bread is Particularly Famous”

Plain is especially known for its potato bread. Despite its appearance as a modest neighborhood bakery, it has made a name for itself with distinctive bread offerings.

In addition to the famous potato bread, the bakery presents a variety of other bread options and offers simple beverages like coffee. The pricing is in a similar range to other typical cafes.

It serves as a good bakery for local residents near Gyeongbokgung Station. Although not a place one would deliberately seek from a distance, if you happen to be nearby, it’s a bakery worth stopping by.

“Seoul Gyeongbokgung Bakery – Plain”

  • Address: B122, B1F, Gwanghwamun Space 1st Complex, 301-dong, 4, Sajik-ro 8-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Business Hours: (Mon-Fri) 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM, (Sat-Sun) 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM