Byo Byo Cafe in Jeju


Jeju is known for its crystal clear waters and rolling mountains, and it’s not hard to see why the island is such a popular holiday location for tourists and even South Koreans alike. At Byo Byo Cafe, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in Jeju’s natural beauty, whilst indulging in adorable desserts that pay homage to the island’s culture.


Indulge in their signature desserts


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Byo Byo Cafe’s signature desserts.
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If you’ve been to Jeju, you’ll know that the dolhareubang (rock statues found in Jeju) is an icon of the island.

At Byo Byo cafe, you’ll find the dolhareubang interpreted in the form of a decadent mousse cake.

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The signature dolhareubang mousse cake (KRW9,500, ~USD7.28) comes with a small card that explains what’s inside the cake – it’s filled with a combination of traditional ingredients such as red bean paste and mugwort crumble.

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After trying out the adorable desserts, wash it all down with their signature drinks, such as the seasonal ade (KRW8,000, ~USD6.13), which are carbonated drinks made locally grown fruits that are in season.

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Bright & aesthetic interior


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The cafe spans over 2 floors, and there are many windows that allow sunlight to brighten the cafe naturally.

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As with most Korean cafes, a simple aesthetic is of the essence, and Byo Byo Cafe has understood the assignment. 

The interior of the cafe is awash with minimal colours, which gives the cafe a clean and polished feel. 

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The second floor of the cafe is a no-kids zone, so you can be assured of some peace and quiet.

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Here’s another bonus: the cafe is pet-friendly, so you may even be able to spot some cute dogs if you’re lucky!

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Outdoor seats where you can take in Jeju’s natural beauty


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After appreciating the aesthetic interior, head out to the outdoor seats to dine al fresco. There, you’ll be able feast your eyes on an unobstructed view of Jeju’s scenery while you fill your tummy.

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Byo Byo Cafe - sunset view
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Byo Byo Cafe also offers a picturesque view of the sunset during the evenings, so cross your fingers and hope the skies are clear when you visit.

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The mirror in the outdoor area is a popular photo spot amongst visitors, so be sure to snap a mirror selfie there before you leave for memory’s sake.


Getting to Byo Byo Cafe


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If you’re visiting Jeju, add Byo Byo Cafe to your cafe-hopping list for some good views and finger-lickin’ good desserts.

How to get here:

  • From Jeju International Airport 4, take Bus no. 102 and alight after 7 stops, at Hanlim High School bus stop.
  • From Hanlim High School bus stop, take Bus no. 785 and alight after 2 stops at Myeongwol-ri bus stop
  • Byo Byo Cafe will be a 6-minute walk from the bus stop. 

Address: 155 Myeongjae-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
Opening hours: Thurs- Tues 10.30AM-7.30PM (Closed on Weds)
Telephone: 0503-5798-2995
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