There is a fine donuts cafe in Seoul called Old Ferry Donuts. This cafe is located at a foreigner friendly district.
Itaewon. Itaewon is a unique district in Seoul which is known by traditional cuisine restaurants, trendy shops , atmospheric bars and night clubs. It is mostly popular among foreigners and which is why always full of people from different nationalities and cultures. Seoul Government designated Itaewon as one of the first special tourism district, to highlight it as a place for both locals and tourists to enjoy a diversity of culture, shopping, and entertainment experiences.
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Itaewon is the best place to make new friends, try many exotic food features cuisine from around world and explore interesting cultures without even leaving the country. Also it’s the right place that can cater foreigners who miss their home country.
How to get there
The easiest and cheapest way is by subway.There is subway station close to the cafe. The most direct subway station is Hangangjin Station ( Seoul Subway Line 6), Exit 3 or 2. Take the exit 3 and walk 275m down from the subway station.
However, since Ferry Donuts is located on Itaewon district, you can use Itaewon Station (Seoul Subway Line 6) and walk 20 minutes straight to the cafe, almost one kilometer. Moreover there are several bus stations that are close to Ferry Donuts cafe.
- Get off at 서울시중부기술교육원 Bus Stop – Bus: 110B, 142, 144, 400, 402,420,3011,6211
- Get off at 한강진역.블루스퀘어 Bus Stop – Bus: 110A, 400, 405
This cafe is designed in very specific way that reminded me Korean history of middle ages. For example on the walls of the cafe and on the floor you can notice pictures of lying tiger. From the ancient times Korean Peninsula was pictured as a lying white tiger. So, it might be possible to see tiger drawn as Korean Peninsula in a lot of literatures.
The reason to spend time at Old Ferry Donuts?
Firstly, it is the donuts they have. Delicious, sweet and creamy donuts for every taste.
Secondly, fresh beverages or hot tasty teas.
What a creative way to have donuts
Thirdly it is the interior. The store is clean and neat yet traditional. And I found it creative because it has mixed and matched modern and traditional items very well.