Viaggio in Busan
Busan is more than just Gamcheon Culture Village and famous beaches like Haeundae and Gwangalli. Escape the bustling areas of Busan and unwind at Viaggio, located in the Gangseo district and right along the West Nakdong River.
Viaggio is set in a 3-storey building with a spacious outdoor dining area that offers a river view, and this is the perfect place for families and friends to hang out.
Castle-like building & classy interior
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You can easily spot Viaggio from a distance thanks to its red-brick exterior and castle-like structure. As you walk toward the cafe, you’ll be welcomed by a plot of green vegetation that will make you feel like you’re in a park.
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Visit the cafe during autumn to witness a field of pink muhly right in front of the building.
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Each part of the cafe gives off a different vibe and provides a different dining experience. From vintage decorations and furniture to brick walls, the first level of the cafe exudes a retro and old-school vibe.
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Levels 2 and 3 have a totally different interior compared to Level 1. You’ll see clean and modern furnishings with wooden tables, rattan chairs and paintings.
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They even have a balcony that overlooks the vast fields, where you can sit and enjoy the view of nature.
A garden within the cafe
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The cafe is so huge that it has an in-house garden that makes for a great backdrop for your photos.
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Since Viaggio is located along the West Nakdong River, they provide beanbags for you to relax and lounge while appreciating the river view. On some days, you can even catch people waterskiing too.
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Other than the beanbags and indoor seats, you can choose from many kinds of table and seating arrangements if you want to dine outdoors.
Within the cafe boundaries, there are several picnic setups, including a picnic mat, basket, and mini table for you to enjoy your meal and the fine weather.
Also keep a lookout for cute animals wandering around the cafe. Spot geese, roosters, sheep among other cute animals, but avoid touching them as it may scare them.
Extensive brunch menu with more than just desserts and pastries
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Viaggio offers more than just desserts and pastries. Hungry visitors can try their main dishes such as fried chicken, sandwiches, pizza and more.
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We recommend the Brown Cheese Croffle (KRW16,500, ~USD11.81) – a sweet and savoury dish that includes vanilla ice cream and shredded brown cheese on top of a crispy and chewy croffle.
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If you are not a fan of brown cheese, opt for the Fruits Croffle or Nutella Croffle, which costs KRW16,000 (~USD11.45) each.
Instead of brown cheese, the Fruits Croffle will be topped with freshly cut fruits such as strawberries, bananas and grapes, and the Nutella Croffle will be topped with a generous spread of Nutella, some slices of bananas and a few pieces of dark chocolate. All croffles come with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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Also, check out their best-selling Tortilla Cheese Salad Pizza, which is available in both 2 persons serving (KRW18,500, ~USD13.25) and 4 persons serving (KRW25,000, ~USD17.94).
Getting to Viaggio
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Although the cafe operates out of a standalone building with no establishments around it, it is still relatively convenient to get there using public transportation. For visitors with cars, Viaggio has a considerably spacious car park, so you won’t have to worry about parking.
How to get there:
- Take the Busan-Gimhae LRT to Buram Station and leave by Exit 1.
- Walk for 4 minutes to the Buramdong Community Service Center Bus Stop.
- Take Bus No. 4 for 6 stops and drop off at Singman Bus Stop.
- Cross the road and walk straight for 285m and you’ll arrive at Viaggio.
Address: 164 Singman-ro, Gangseo-gu, Busan
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 0507-1412-4999 | Instagram
Note that kids are not allowed on the second and third floors of the cafe, as well as open areas near the river.
Also check out:
- Coralani Cafe: 4-storey cafe where you can lie on beanbags & enjoy the Busan sea
- EL16.52: cafe where you can dine in glass domes while admiring the sea & cable cars
- 4mooso: a cafe with cartoon character desserts & vintage props
- Anata Cafe: quaint Japanese-style cafe, a paradise for ghibli fans with a sweet tooth
- Jangrimpogu: try drone videography for free at this Busan port that resembles Venice
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