Best Dining Spots Near ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’: Chosen by Koreans! #3/3

Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by HB

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Today is the third and last part of “Best Dining Spots Near ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’: Chosen by Koreans!”

(The title only mentions ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’, but guests of ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’, don’t worry! Since the two hotels are right next to each other, there’s absolutely no problem in utilizing this information!!)


Part 1: Korean Cuisine, Japanese Cuisine, Chinese Cuisine

Part 2: Asian Cuisine, Western Cuisine, Snacks or Street Food

Part 3: Cafe, Bar, Convenience Store


In the past two posts, we introduced some great restaurants near the ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ and ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul‘.

And at last, today, we’re going to explore some delightful cafes, bars, and convenience stores situated around the ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ and ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul‘.

Best Dining Spots Near 'Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower'

I’ve gathered this list from Naver – Korea’s largest portal. It includes places loved by locals and highly praised by customers. Keeping convenience in mind, I’ve handpicked eateries and cafes located within a cozy 500m radius from ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’.

Best Dining Spots Near 'Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower'

“The heart of the circle marks the ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ (or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’) location. The surrounding purple hue illustrates a 500-meter radius from the hotel, your culinary adventure playground.”


So, let’s not waste any more time and embark on our gastronomic journey to discover the best dining spots near ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’! This final part deals with Cafe, Bar, and Convenience Store!

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1. Cafe

1.1. Jekdang Cafe (적당카페): Dessert Cafe

CategoryInformation
Address29 Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, 1st Floor Back Door (서울 중구 을지로 29 1층 후문)
Business Hours10:00 – 21:30 (Last Order: 21:00) for all days
Phone Number+82-0507-1312-8928
AmenitiesGroup Friendly, Parking, Takeout, Separate Male/Female Restrooms, Wi-Fi
Websitehttp://www.instagram.com/jeokdang_
DescriptionJekdang Cafe is a representative red bean specialty cafe in Eulji-ro, known for its delicious Yanggaeng.
MenuAmericano – 4,500 KRW, Red Bean Latte – 6,500 KRW, Chestnut Yanggaeng – 2,800 KRW, Monaka – 3,500 KRW

“Jekdang Cafe is conveniently located right in front of Euljiro 1(il)-ga Station. I visited during the Chuseok holiday and was able to enjoy it without a wait. The interior is stylish, perfect for capturing a few snaps. Their coffee was also quite tasty.”


“I had the red bean rice cake with an iced Americano. The rice cake was really chewy and the red bean butter was not greasy but rather sweet and delicious. I could have had two orders! The interior design was also impressive.”


“I visited Jekdang Cafe which is themed around red bean desserts. I bought a set of Yanggaeng for a gift. The presentation was beautiful. The cafe’s interior design is Korean and clean, which beautifully complements the neat taste of the desserts.”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the cafe (red circle) is 265 m, taking about 4 minutes on foot.

Jekdang Cafe (적당카페): Dessert Cafe

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Cafe / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

1.2. Cream Chic Cafe (크림시크카페): Dessert Cafe

CategoryInformation
Address13 Myeongdong 7-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, 1st Floor, Cream Chic (서울 중구 명동7길 13 1층 크림시크)
Business Hours09:30 – 23:00 Daily
Phone Number+82-0507-1351-9271
AmenitiesParking, Wi-Fi, Group Friendly, Delivery, Reservation, Takeout, Separate Male/Female Restrooms
Websitehttp://instagram.com/creamchic_official
DescriptionCream Chic was awarded the prestigious KOREA INTERIOR DESIGN BEST AWARDS in 2021. It represents Korea’s interior design scene in 2021.
MenuAmericano – 5,000 KRW, Einspänner – 5,500 KRW, Cafe Latte – 5,500 KRW, Flat White – 5,500 KRW

“This cafe is a hidden gem in Myeongdong! The quality of the desserts and Einspänner is top-notch. The bakery items were so delicious that it was hard to choose what to eat. The Canneles were especially well made.”


“I was impressed by the stylish interior of this cafe in Myeongdong. There were so many different types of desserts on offer, it was hard to resist not buying them all. The atmosphere was really good too!”


“They offer decaffeinated coffee, which means you can visit in the late evening without any worries. There are a lot of dessert choices, and the Canneles were really tasty. They have a variety of Canneles, so you can try different kinds.”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 284 m, taking about 6 minutes on foot.

Cream Chic Cafe (크림시크카페): Dessert Cafe

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Cafe / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

1.3. Cafe Doldamkong Crepe (덕수궁 카페 돌담콩크레페) : Cafe

CategoryInformation
Address102, 103, Hyunjin Building, 9 Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (서울 중구 덕수궁길 9 현진빌딩 102호, 103호)
Opening HoursMon – Fri: 08:00 – 21:00 (Last order for crepes 20:30) Sat – Sun: 11:00 – 21:00 (Last order for crepes 20:30)
Phone Number+82-0507-1419-7729
Websitehttps://blog.naver.com/doldamkong
InstagramN/A
DescriptionKnown as one of the ‘Top 3 Crepe Restaurants in Seoul’ and a ‘Certified Crepe Restaurant in Jung-gu, Seoul’, Doldamkong has sold over 100,000 fresh fruit crepes and seasonal smoothies to customers from all over the country. The crepes are made with a golden ratio of various ingredients including New Zealand butter, and served with Nutella, banana, and fresh cream. The coffee uses a blend of beans from five regions including Brazil, Colombia, and Guatemala, and is prepared by baristas with 5 to 10 years of experience.
MenuBanana Oreo Crepe: 7,500 KRW, Banana Blueberry Crepe: 7,500 KRW, Banana Crepe: 7,000 KRW, Daldalkong: 5,200 KRW

“Visited Cafe Doldamkong Crepe with a friend and we ordered the Banana Blueberry Crepe and Banana Oreo Crepe. It was freshly made and warm, adding to the taste. The crepe was crispy on the outside and the filling of Nutella and fresh cream was delicious.”


“The owner of the cafe was extremely friendly and the parfaits were smooth and tasty. The packaging was also done meticulously, allowing us to enjoy it at home as well.”


“I’ve always wanted to try Doldamkong Crepe whenever I passed by Deoksugung. I finally got to try it and it was really delicious. The crepe was warm as it was made in the store and the outside was crispy. The filling was full and I was able to enjoy it to the fullest.”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 718 m, taking about 12 minutes on foot.

Cafe Doldamkong Crepe (덕수궁 카페 돌담콩크레페) : Cafe

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Cafe / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

2. Bar

2.1. Craft McCoy (크래프트 맥코이): Pub

CategoryInformation
Address51 Namdaemun-ro 9-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (서울 중구 남대문로9길 51)
Business HoursMon – Fri: 17:00 – 02:00, Sat: 17:00 – 23:00, Sun: Closed
Phone Number+82-02-774-3379
AmenitiesReservations, Group Use Available, Separate Restrooms for Men and Women, Packaging, Wi-Fi
DescriptionLocated on the basement floor of McDonald’s City Hall branch, Craft McCoy offers a wide and pleasant atmosphere to enjoy a cold beer. Feel free to contact us at the store for any inquiries.
MenuMcCoy Crispy Chicken (17,000 KRW), McCoy Draft Beer (3,500 KRW), McCoy Chap Steak (18,000 KRW)

“Love coming here for lunch! The cost performance is great, and they offer a variety of delicious food options.”


“A nice place to grab a cold beer. The staff is friendly, the ambiance is comfortable, and they have a wide selection of beers to choose from.”


“I often visit here for my second round of drinks. The food is tasty and the atmosphere is so-so. The prices are a bit steep so it’s best to stick to draft beers.”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 487 m, taking about 8 minutes on foot.

Craft McCoy (크래프트 맥코이): Pub

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Bar / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

2.2. Beer Halle Eulji Branch (비어할레 을지점): Pub

CategoryInformation
Address34 Eulji-ro 3-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, 1st Floor Sanda Building (서울 중구 을지로3길 34 산다빌딩 1층)
Business HoursMon – Fri: 15:00 – 23:30 (Last order at 22:45), Sat: 15:00 – 23:00 (Last order at 22:15), Sun: Closed
Phone Number+82-02-777-7051
AmenitiesPackaging, Separate Restrooms for Men and Women, Group Use Available
DescriptionThe first draft beer specialty store in South Korea.
MenuChive Kimchi (4,000 KRW), Smoked Pig’s Feet (22,000 KRW), Schweinshaxe (32,000 KRW), Seafood Cheese Tteokbokki (22,000 KRW

“Great place to keep up with the long-standing tradition of large-scale beer halls in the early-mid turbulent millennium. You can feel the marks of time in the German-style atmosphere. Delicious food too!”


“Although the prices are a bit high, the quality of the food is excellent. The interior design is also very stylish. I had a wonderful time here!”


“Came back after a long time and found that the prices for the side dishes have increased. However, the pig’s feet are still delicious as ever. A good place for a second round!”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 367 m, taking about 6 minutes on foot.

 Beer Halle Eulji Branch (비어할레 을지점): Pub

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Bar / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

2.3. JH Texas Bar (JH텍사스바): Pub

CategoryInformation
Address32 Mugyo-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Hyoryeong Building (서울 중구 무교로 32 효령빌딩)
Business HoursMon – Fri: 11:00 – 24:00 (Last order at 23:30), Sat – Sun: 15:00 – 22:30 (Last order at 22:00)
Phone Number+82-0507-1378-0805
AmenitiesGroup Use Available, Reservation, Wi-fi, Separate Restrooms for Men and Women, Parking
DescriptionA cafe and pub with a capacity of 260 people, where you can see the Cheonggyecheon view at a glance. Lunch menu is available during lunch hours.
MenuTexas Rib Plate (400g of Ribs) (38,000 KRW), Texas Fried Chicken (20,000 KRW), Golbengi Somyeon (23,000 KRW), Chicken & Tteokbokki Set (23,000 KRW)

“JH Texas Bar offers a variety of beers and is located near Cheonggyecheon, making it a great spot for a stroll or for office workers in the Gwanghwamun area to visit after work.”


“The JH Texas Bar, which has a variety of beers, is located right next to Cheonggyecheon, making it an excellent spot for a beer while visiting Cheonggyecheon.”


“JH Texas Bar is a great place to visit. The variety of beers and the great taste of the Chili Shrimp made my visit memorable. Plus, the location near Cheonggyecheon is a bonus!”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 657 m, taking about 10 minutes on foot.

JH Texas Bar (JH텍사스바): Pub

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Bar / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

3. Convenience Store

3.1. CU City Hall Plaza Branch (CU 시청광장점): Convenience Store

Address6 Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, 1st Floor (서울 중구 을지로 6, 1층)
CU City Hall Plaza Branch (CU 시청광장점): Convenience Store

The travel route from ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 398 m, taking about 5 minutes on foot.

CU City Hall Plaza Branch (CU 시청광장점): Convenience Store

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Convenience Store / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

3.2. 7-Eleven Sogong Branch (세븐일레븐 소공점): Convenience Store

Address11, Namdaemun-ro 7-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Taeyang Building (서울 중구 남대문로7길 11 태양빌딩)

The travel route from‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 191 m, taking about 2 minutes on foot.

 7-Eleven Sogong Branch (세븐일레븐 소공점): Convenience Store

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Convenience Store / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

3.3. e-mart24 Seoul City Hall Branch (이마트24 서울시청점): Convenience Store

Address6, Mu-gyo-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul (서울 중구 무교로 6)

e-mart24 Seoul City Hall Branch (이마트24 서울시청점): Convenience Store

The travel route from ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 413 m, taking about 7 minutes on foot.

e-mart24 Seoul City Hall Branch (이마트24 서울시청점): Convenience Store

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Convenience Store / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour


With that, we’ve come to the end of ‘Best Dining Spots Near ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’: Chosen by Koreans!’ series.

I truly hope that this trilogy of posts has served as a helpful guide to all guests at the ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’ or ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’. Here’s to hoping that these posts have enriched your stay.

Until next time, Happy Travels! Can’t wait to meet you in the next post!! 😎


Part 1: Korean Cuisine, Japanese Cuisine, Chinese Cuisine

Part 2: Asian Cuisine, Western Cuisine, Snacks or Street Food


About ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower’


About ‘Lotte Hotel Seoul’


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