Super Junior member Donghae and his family have come back with a cafe after closing down their Mexican restaurant a few months ago. This new cafe is called Haru & Oneday, the same name as their line of apparel and accessories. The cafe was full when I arrived at 11:00 this morning even though it opened about a week ago. It seems as though it will be popular among fans and non-fans alike.
The minimalistic design and neutral colors allow for a welcoming and calming atmosphere. This cafe is also one of the biggest I’ve been in (outside of chain cafes), so there is a lot of space to lay out your things and study or just come to chat with a group of friends.
Along with the usual foods sold in cafes (coffees, lattes, cakes, ades, etc.), Haru & Oneday also sells grilled wraps and alcoholic beverages. The two regular cakes that they serve, black soybean brownie and carrot, were sold out by the time I got there. The pound cakes were still available, but I wasn’t interested in their flavors: green tea, sweet pumpkin, banana, and organic black sesame. Instead, I just got a mango smoothie.
I wasn’t expecting their smoothies to be made of real fruit; there were chunks of mango floating in my drink. Most cafes just blend ice and fruit juice together, so it was a nice change. Another unique aspect of their drinks is the sleeve. Instead of just putting the name of the cafe, Haru & Oneday, They change “Oneday” to whatever day of the week it is. Many people have already started trying to collect all of the days of the weeks.
Fans are usually the only patrons of celebrity-owned cafes, but this is one cafe that can appeal to people from all walks of life.
Address: 92, Achasan-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea