Vegetarian: Slunch Factory
Featured on popular Korean TV program “Tasty Road,” Slunch Factory is a café that also has a range of healthy food for vegetarians. It is also popular for its veggie-based dishes, though it is not exclusively for vegans. The vintage interior and cozy atmosphere immediately draw attention, with the different sizes and shapes of tables and chairs, in addition to the books and light fixtures.
Slunch Factory has an open kitchen, so customers can see the cooking process for both transparency and for their entertainment. A wide range of items are available on the menu, from meals and desserts to beverages. Recommended menu items at Slunch Factory include the dark chocolate cake, tofu tomato salad, eggplant mushroom salad, berryberry crumble cake, carrot muffin, and grain latte. To fully appreciate the neighborhood of Hongdae, be sure to stop by for healthy veggie food at Slunch Factory!
Address: 38, Wausan-ro 3-gil, Sangsu-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Getting there: Get off at Sangsu Station (Seoul Subway Line 6), exit 4, go straight and turn right at the four-way intersection across from Ansaeng Pharmacy. Go straight and the restaurant is on your right. (7 min on foot in total from the exit)
Menu: Tofu tomato salad 9,000 won, Eggplant mushroom salad 10,000 won, Dark chocolate cake 5,000 won, Berryberry crumble cake 5,000 won, etc
Hours: 11:00 – 01:00 (Only closed on Seollal and Chuseok)
Nearby tourist attractions:
Trick Eye Museum
Hongdae Music Show Wedding Theatre