Nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Mokpo

House Filled with Happiness

Mokpo's most attractive cafe, with dark polished wood, dim lights and a wrap-around veranda, is inside a restored Japanese colonial residence. Given the history, the name may seem ironic, but there's no denying that…
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Kim’s Coffee

This cute-as-pie white cottage looks totally out of place on a street filled with grey, weathered shops. There are fresh juices, cakes and muffins on the menu along with the usual coffees and teas.
Lounge in Gwangju

Kunst Lounge

Gwangju's most sophisticated spot does wine by the glass, German beers and a fantastic cheese platter. Located across from the new Asian Culture Complex, Kunst has a suitably artsy vibe.
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Speakeasy

This 2nd-floor bar hidden down an alley is a favourite with foreigners and has a good selection of imported beers. Bands sometimes play on Fridays or Saturdays. From the front of Burger King, go left for 40m and dow…
Bar in Mokpo

Moe's Bar & Grille

You'll find this scruffy expat hangout on Rose St, a meandering pedestrian lane about 1km behind Peace Park. Don't read too much into the name: it's more of a beer and darts sort of place than a restaurant. It's abo…