There’s no denying the success of webtoon-based Korean drama Itaewon Class. Its last episode garnered its highest TV rating, averaging a viewer rating of 16.5 percent nationwide as per Nielsen Korea’s statistics. Thanks to this feat, the series currently holds the second highest ratings in its network JTBC’s history, only falling behind Sky Castle.
That said, as the show continues to reap its popularity—it’s currently number two on Netflix’s top 10 most watched in the Philippines—we bet die hard fans of Itaewon Class are itching to know more about their latest K-drama obsession. Don't worry, we've done your homework for you! You can explore the show beyond the screen and get to know its iconic filming locations around Seoul, South Korea, predominantly shot in Itaewon, of course. Discover them all below:
Where to Find Itaewon Class' Filming Locations
Where you saw it: DanBam’s first location after Park Saeroyi finally got back from deep sea fishing. It’s also where he and Oh Soo-ah met again after seven years. The original restaurant, Undukjib, opened in 2018.
Location: 57 Noksapyeong-daero 40-gil, Itaewon 1(il)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Where you saw it: Oriole is DanBam’s second location, now renamed Honey Night in episode 8. In real life, it’s actually a cafe and rooftop bar in Yongsan.
Location: 43 Sinheung-ro 20-gil, Huam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
3. G Guesthouse
Where you saw it: G Guesthouse or Bogwang Kosiwon on the show is where Saeroyi first crossed paths with Yi-Seo while her classmate’s high society mother confronted her. It’s also where Jang Geun-soo lives.
Location: 14-38 Bogwang-ro 60-gil, Itaewon 1(il)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
4. The Finest
Where you saw it: Saeroyi and Yi-seo take a much needed nightcap at The Finest Lounge by the end of episode four after Soo-ah leaves.
Location: 41 Hoenamu-ro, Itaewon 2(i)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
5. Namsan Park/Seoul Fortress Wall
Where you saw it: Saeroyi and Soo-ah ran into each other and decided to take a walk here. It's the same scene in episode seven where he also confessed why he likes Soo-ah.
Location: 622-83 Changsin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
6. Conrad Hotel Seoul
Where you saw it: Conrad Hotel Seoul is the same five-star hotel where Saeroyi and Lee Ho-jin fraternized with Kang Min-jung as they joined forces to usurp the Chairman of Jangga Co.
Location: 10 Gukjegeumyung-ro, Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
7. Jamsugyo Bridge
Where you saw it: Geun-soo finds Yi-seo resting by the bridge’s railing in episode three right before the two ride off to go clubbing. The bridge connects the districts of Yongsan and Seocho. It also happens to be the lower level of the Banpodaegyo Bridge, a two-tiered bridge overlooking the Han River.
Location: 06500 Banpo-dong vicinity, Seocho-gu, Seoul
8. Manmankokoro - Hongdae Branch
Where you saw it: Manmankokoro served as Jangga Pub’s Itaewon branch, though in real life, the restaurant is actually located in Hongdae.
Location: 34 Yanghwa-ro 16-gil, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
9. Seokyeong Univ. Main Gate Daeil Foreign Language High School Bus Stop
Where you saw it: This bus stop that serves a high school in real life is the exact spot where Saeroyi found Soo-ah after learning that it was, in fact, not her who reported his pub to the police. He then chased after her bus in an emotional and dramatic end to episode six.
Location: 266-620 Seokyeong-ro, Jeongneung-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
10. Joy’s Parlor
Where you saw it: Appearing as Jojo’s Place in episode nine, the show depicts it to be in the same street as Honey Night. Saeroyi volunteers to help his neighbor fix the reastaurant for free in hopes of making their location seem more attractive to customers.
Location: 31 Noksapyeong-daero 46-gil, Itaewon 2(i)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
11. Itaewon Children’s Park
Where you saw it: Geun-soo and Saeroyi talk at night by the children’s park after Yi-seo asks Geun-soo to quit working in Danbam in episode 8.
Location: 290-9 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea