Top 9 nightlife destination in itaewon

1. all that jazz

SHOUTOUT to those Jazz lovers out there, All that jazz is type of classy place looks similar for jazz scene in movie, this is the oldest jazz bar in seoul.

Located on the very popular Itaewon main street, with a long credibility since 1976 makes this place always filled with all kinds of music lovers.

There is 2 performance every evening, in which sunday to thursday for session one is from 18.30~21.00 and session two is from 21.30 ~ 24.00.

And for friday and saturday the sessions are 19.00~21.30 and 22.30~01.00.

Opening Hours 18.00-01.00
Contact:+82 2 795 5701
Address: 12 Itaewon-ro 27ga-gil, Itaewon 1(il)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

2. Club lucidream

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Club Lucid dream is the best hiphop based music club in Seoul.

They invite the best hip hopers inthe game every weekends, as you walk into the dark entrance of lucid dream, you’ll be astounded by the lightning and you’ll find everyone dancing in every corner of the club.


Opening Hours 22.00-05.00 (Friday and Saturday)
Closed on Sunday-Thursday
Contact: +82-10-6679-9088
Address: 737-1 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

3. blacklist

Blacklist is located also in the heart of Itaewon, if you are looking for Bourbon and Whisky then this is for you.

This place is also filled with many international people from USA, Europe, Africa and also local korean people.

Enjoy! πŸ™‚

Opening Hours 19.00-02.00
Contact: +82 2 790 2040
Address: 134 3F Itaewon-ro, Itaewon 1(il)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

4. route 66 american bar

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Route 66 American Bar is ocated in Itaewon with only 30 metre distance from the subway.

They serve various tasty pizza, sandwiches, fries, wings, desserts, beer and long island ice tea.

Many people come here to enjoy the ambience, drinks, dining, darts playing and dancing on every weekends.

Opening Hours 18.00-01.00
Contact: 02-790-6590
Address: 127-28 Itaewon 1(il)-dong Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

5. cake shop

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Cake shop is a popular club in Itaewon that attract attention from seoulites and also foreigners.

This club plays wide range of music with many different genre, some famous local Dj and overseas DJ often perform in this club.

If you prefer a more relaxed environment, there is Contra club and lounge on the third floor of the same building serving cocktails and desserts.

Usually this club only open on thursday until saturday, with some other days occasionally, make sure you check it first before coming here.

The first floor serves as cafe during the day.

Opening Hours 22.00-17.00 (thursday-saturday)
Contact: 01074451926
Address: 134 Itaewon-ro, Itaewon 1(il)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

6. jj mahoney's

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JJ Mahoney’s is an entertainment bar and lounge with contemporary interior design style, located inside Grand Hyatt Seoul in Itaewon, serve you as Jazz bar in Seoul πŸ™‚

Opening Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 19.00-02.00
Contact: +82-2-799-8601
Address: 322 Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea, 0434 (Hyatt Hotel)

7. 232 seoul


232 Seoul bar, actually the name here is taken from it’s actual address, we know that in South Korea it seemed like brand doesn’t really matter, as long as you can create the ambience, serve good tasty dishes and unique interior design πŸ™‚

This bar has a vintage design mix with hip hop ambience, also serve delicious lasagna, so you can come here hungry as well πŸ™‚

Opening Hours: 11.00-01.00
Contact: 02 749 0232
Address: 232 Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

8. mmm records

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MMM records, just like it’s name, they sell analog music with also bar and lounge inside the store.

You can also order some food and sandwiches here with some good selections of beer, cocktails and also non-alcohol drinks.

They also have a beautiful view rooftop area’s where you can enjoy the view of Namsan Seoul tower and small houses around neighborhood, if you want to enjoy looking at the sunset while having conversation with your loved one, maybe this can be your option, it’s not just specifically for those who want to get drunk or drink beer tho πŸ™‚

Opening Hours:
Tue-Fri: 12:00~23:00
Sat-Sun: 12.00-02.00
Contact: 010 7714 7893
Address: 620-152 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

9. pistil

Pistil is a bar and lounge that is really easy to find, close to Itaewon Station.

Pistil is also a smoke-free club with a normal volume music, so for you who love to enjoy alcohol and music while be able to talk and converse with your friends or loved one, this one is for you πŸ™‚

Opening Hours:
Thursday-Saturday: 21.00-04.00
Sunday: 20.00-02.00
Contact: 02-797-6139
Address: 9 Bogwang-ro 59-gil, Yongsan-gu

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