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Inexpensive Takeout Cafe ‘Coffee Only’ in Gwanghwamun

The Gwanghwamun area in Seoul is known as one of the leading office-dense areas in Seoul. It houses various companies ranging from government buildings like the Seoul City Hall to embassies, large corporations, and small and medium-sized enterprises, making it a place frequented by numerous office workers.

Thanks to this, you can find both large and small restaurants and cafes in the Gwanghwamun area, and sometimes you can even come across tiny establishments.

“Gwanghwamun Area, Where Takeout Coffee Shops Abound”

In the Gwanghwamun area of Seoul, you can find small takeout coffee shops scattered around. Since coffee is the go-to drink for office workers, you can find many places where you can purchase coffee inexpensively to take with you.

“The store named ‘Coffee Only’ is also one of the establishments selling coffee at a very low price in the Gwanghwamun area. You can find Coffee Only Gwanghwamun Branch between exits 7 and 8 of Gwanghwamun Station on Subway Line 5.

“Americano: 900 KRW”

At Coffee Only, you can purchase coffee at a very low price. For the cheapest coffee, Americano, it costs 900 KRW. This price is based on warm coffee; if you order it iced, there’s an additional charge for the ice, making it 1,100 KRW.

Other menu items like lattes are relatively more expensive, around 2,300 KRW, compared to the very affordable Americano.

“A Very Small Store for Takeout Only”

Coffee Only Gwanghwamun Branch is a very small store that only offers takeout service. You can place your order using the kiosk installed in front of the store. Shortly after, you can pick up your ordered items from the store and take them with you.

As a place where you can taste coffee at a low price in the Gwanghwamun area, it’s also nice to enjoy the weather by taking your takeout coffee and spending time on the outdoor benches in the Gwanghwamun Square, especially on a sunny day.

“Gwanghwamun Takeout Coffee Shop, Coffee Only”

  • Address: 21 Saemunan-ro 9-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul