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Feb072011

a little bit of paris in seoul

 

 

Who would have known that there is a 'little bit of paris' in the heart of Seoul??? Also known as '서래마을' or the Seorae French village.  I recently enjoyed a decadent brunch with good friend Eunice Cho at this French Atelier.  The Green Table is a collaboration of 3 sisters that form a culinary dream team-style, pastry, and all things food!

You will see the demeanor of Paris as soon as you step foot into this space, and your immediately greeted with a warm smile. The main dining hall is on the first floor, and brunch is served daily on the second floor.  Daily brunch is definitely a hard find in Seoul, since it's usually offered on weekends elsewhere.

The interior is done quite well, displaying elements of Parisian vintage charm-true to fit the concept of their cuisine.  Definitely designed for ladies who thrive to find a cafe that 'just makes you want to spend your whole afternoon chatting away with friends'! At least this is what Eunice and I did :)

The Green Table
Seochu-gu, Bangbae-dong 797-9, Seoul
02.591.2672
 

   

eggs benedict

french toast

 

Eunice picked up this book on macaroons from her recent trip to France! One of the most thoughtful gifts ever...she knows my addiction...I mean passion for macaroons :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where did they find all these vintage dishes??? Absolutely jealous...if only this was my home... 

 

 

first floor

 

Reader Comments (9)

Awesome photos. Seriously, this place should pay you or at least give you a free dinner 'cause your post will surely attract customers.

February 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDaniel Jun Kim

loving this post! really excited to get to seoul! anyways, i would like to ask, found your post on Take Urban cafe in Gangnam..looks good..would you be able to tell me the directions to get there? thank you!

February 7, 2011 | Unregistered Commentersa

@sa-glad you like my post! take urban is right off of the sinnonhyeon station line #9, exit 3. once you get off that exit, you can't miss the tall building with holes:) good luck! btw, they have great breakfast and lunch specials...hope you have a great time in seoul!

February 7, 2011 | Registered Commentersarah lee

Everything about this place is soo you!

February 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJIYE

your photos are killing me! I SO want to go here! and korea =)

February 14, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTruly Smitten

love it!

February 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEuni

stunning! i had no idea this was in seoul, will have to go on my next visit. your blog is amazing!

March 5, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJen Kim

How lovely! I could spend hours here secretly snapping away photos of the adorable decor and dishes. The food looks delectable! I just bookmarked this place for my next trip to Seoul. :)

April 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEpicuriousTravels

This looks so lovely! I have to try this out soon! Thank you for sharing it!

April 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterYvonne
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