Originally known for its numerous tool shops, Jeonpo Gonggu Street in Busan has been revitalized with a new identity. The area is now a hot spot among younger visitors and social media enthusiasts, blending modern trends with the area’s industrial past. The street is located near Seomyeon Station, one of Busan‘s busiest areas, and offers a host of trendy new restaurants and shops to explore. In this blog, we’ll break down 4  different itineraries for you to explore this unique area to its fullest.

  1. Afternoon Eat the Street 
  2. Dinner Crafts & Meal Tour
  3. Feed-Worthy Cafe Photo Tour
  4. Insta-Worthy Eateries Photo Tour

*Hours of operation are subject to change, please check the restaurant’s website for the most up-to-date information.


1. Afternoon Eat the Street 

Discover the best eateries across Jeonpo Gonggu Street before the dinner crowd takes hold and craft a custom leather keepsake as you digest course A of this Gourmet & Crafting Tour! From delicious Thai food to Hamburg steak, Jeju’s inspired desserts and more this tour is perfect for any foodie.

1) Lanahan

  • Address: 14-1 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 2:30pm – Midnight Weekdays, 12pm – Midnight Weekends (Breaktime from 4pm-5pm)

Lanahan serves up an authentic taste of Thailand in Busan with ingredients sourced directly from the southeastern country. The Bangkok-inspired interior only further serves to transport guests on a personal trip to Thailand without ever boarding a plane!

2) Sgeuni Leather Workshop

 

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  • Address: 26 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: Flexible hours open by reservation

The warm welcoming atmosphere and captivating smell of leather will make you feel right at home at Sgeuni Leather Workshop, where you can even make your own coin leather coin purse by hand!

3) W Hamburg

  • Address: 14-1 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 11:30am – 9pm Daily (3pm-5pm breaktime), closed on Mondays

After over 5 years of traveling, the chef at W Hamburg has perfected their hamburg steak recipe and it shows! With almost 300 positive reviews on Naver alone, the food here is a must-try for tourists and locals alike.

4) Cafe the Derm

  • Address: 26 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 3:30pm – 10pm Daily

Cafe the Derm gives visitors the unique experience of Jeju Island without the flight but is best known for its salt bread ice cream. Within this cozy hanok cafe, the owner makes ice cream and salt bread daily.


2. Dinner Crafts & Meal Tour

Bring your appetite to this tour of Jeonpo Gonggu Street’s most iconic restaurants! Course B of the lively area’s Gourmet & Crafting Tour starts with a special stop at a stained glass workshop where guests can create their own piece to take home, before walking you through an unbeatable course menu including sushi, yaktori, egg tarts & more.

1) Glass Art Workshop – Yuripul Stained Glass

  • Address: 14-1 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 10am – 10pm Weekdays, 10am – 7pm Weekends

Create your own stained glass masterpiece or simply enjoy looking at the various glass art pieces at Yuripul Stained Glass. Your time in the studio is sure to be a special memory with the cute cat family residents to watch over your work!

2) Sasim Sushi

  • Address: 14-1 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: Noon – 2am Daily, closed Wednesdays

With the viral Japanese lemon sour & delicious sushi prepared by hand, Sasim Sushi offers an unmatched dining experience in Jeonpo Gonggu Street.

3) Yeoni Bakery

  • Address: 20 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 11am – 10pm Daily

From Americanos to Castellas, Egg Tarts & more Yeoni Bakery is a cozy spot you want to miss! Stop in to enjoy your coffee and dessert after a meal and leave a quick post-it or grab your breakfast to-go from this quaint bakery.

4) Yatai Mise

 

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  • Address: 20 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 5:30pm – 1am Daily

Finally, finish your hard day of exploring at the yakitori bar Yatai Mise. Open late until 1am, this hot-spot offers the perfect local hidden gem vibes to finish your night on Jeonpo Gonggu Street!


3. Feed-Worthy Cafe Photo Tour

Looking to explore Jeonpo Gonggu Street without going all-in on activities or meals? Check out this free feed-worthy tour through some of the best restaurants, cafes & more the area has to offer!

1) Lanahan

  • Address: 14-1 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 2:30pm – Midnight Weekdays, 12pm – Midnight Weekends (Breaktime from 4pm-5pm)
  • Instagram: @ranahan_busan

Transport your aesthetic to authentic Bangkok cuisine and travel to Thailand with no plane fare required at Ranahan!

2) Bon Portfolio

  • Address: 41 Dongcheon-ro 108 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 1pm – 7pm Daily
  • Instagram: @ffonnfolio

From trinkets to art pieces, keepsakes & more, there are so many interesting things to discover at Ffonnfolio!

3) JETT Cupcake

 

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  • Address: 19 Seojeon-ro 47 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: Noon – 8pm Daily, closed every Sunday & Monday
  • Instagram: @jettcupcake_official

You’ve had traditional cupcakes but have you had cakes in cups? Try unique corn cupcakes and more at Jett’s Cupcakes in Jeonpo Gonggu Street!

4) Cafe the Derm

 

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  • Address: 26 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 3:30pm – 10pm Daily
  • Instagram: @the_dum_0912

Tucked in among modern buildings, the traditional hanok design of Cafe the Dum is a must-visit for Korea enthusiasts.

5) Creta

 

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The bookstore Crete, offers a unique range of novels in a beautifully designed space and often hosts book talks by authors and readers alike!


4. Insta-Worthy Eateries Photo Tour

Uncover the global hidden gems of Jeonpo Gonggu Street on a free walking photo tour through some of the best restaurants, & shops the area has to offer!

1) Sasim Sushi

 

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  • Address: 14-1 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: Noon – 2am Daily, closed Wednesdays
  • Instagram: @sasim_2

Sasim sushi offers a cool modern interior with pops of color that offer the perfect backdrop to complement their excellent sushi.

2) Lanahan

 

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  • Address: 14-1 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 2:30pm – Midnight Weekdays, 12pm – Midnight Weekends (Breaktime from 4pm-5pm)
  • Instagram: @ranahan_busan

Immerse yourself in Bangkok without ever leaving Busan! From the food to the decor the owner of Lanahan has committed to sourcing directly from Thailand and it certainly shows!

3) Yatai Mise

  • Address: 27 Seojeon-ro 47 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: Noon – 7pm Daily
  • Instagram: @seung.min.hyun

Perfect for that intimate hidden-gem vibe, Yatai Mise offers cool grungy vibes perfect for late-night snaps to break up your feed!

4) Hulde

 

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  • Address: 25 Seojeon-ro 47 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 1pm – 9pm Daily, closed Wednesdays
  • Instagram: @huldhuld

Bookstore, Huld offers a unique space for patrons to explore and engage in their offerings including cozy tables and shelves upon shelves of books to browse.

5) Cafe the Derm

 

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  • Address: 26 Seojeon-ro 37 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan (KakaoMap)
  • Hours: 3:30pm – 10pm Daily
  • Instagram: @the_dum_0912

Milk ice cream and salt bread are both made in-house at this cozy Jeju-inspired oasis in Jeonpo Gonggu Street called Cafe the Derm.


Whether you’re a foodie looking to uncover Busan’s best-kept hidden gems on a Gourmet & Craft tour, or just looking to fill your feed with interesting and unique spots in Korea on the photo snap tour, Jeonpo Gonggu Street is waiting with the perfect itinerary for you!


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