Traditional Cafe in Insa-dong with Homemade Teas and Desserts

Dalsaeneun dalman saenggakhanda


The name of this cafe, located in the traditional neighborhood of Insadong, translates as "the moonbird only thinks of the moon". It's a traditional tea and dessert café serving various types of handmade tea and desserts. Even the menu is hand-written. Opened in 1996, it occupies a traditional hanok in Insa-dong's Culture Street. The interior decor is full of all sorts of traditional props, and you can choose to have your traditional tea set on either the floor or at a table with chairs. All the tea items on the menu come with a free traditional dessert. The cafe has an incredibly nostalgic and casual feel with messages written all over its walls, and masks and paintings decorating most of its interior.  


Price List

Mokwa Tea (모과차) 6,500 won
Omija Tea (오미자차) 7,500 won
Cloud Ricecake (구름떡) 6,500 won
Yuja Tea (유자차) 7,500 won
Maehyang (매향) 6,500 won
Ginger Tea (생강차) 7,500 won
Black Herbal Tea (쌍화차) 7,500 won
Yeongji Tea (영지차) 9,000 won
Coffee (원두커피) 7,000 won
Jasmine Tea (자스민차) 7,500 won


Company NameDalsaeneun dalman saenggakhanda (달새는달만생각한다)
Languages Available English
Opening HoursMonday to Friday: 10:00 - 24:00; Saturday: 09:00 - 24:00; Sunday & Public Holidays: 11:00 - 24:00
Closed DaysClosed on Lunar New Year and Chuseok

14-3 Insadong 12-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea 14-3

Take Line 3 to Anguk Station and go out Exit 6. -> Walk straight about 60 meters until you reach the main road then turn right. -> Walk straight about 150 meters then turn left into the fourth alleyway. -> Walk straight about 60 meters. the cafe is located near the end of this alleyway.

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