If you are forever on the lookout to try exotic desserts to satisfy those sweet tooth cravings then you are in the right place! Because Seoul actually has its own Turkish bakery just a subway ride away in Itaewon. Alpedo has every Turkish sweets in Seoul that you could wish for and more. From rainbow cookies, Turkish delights and even baklava this bakery is full of unique offerings to add that sweet touch to your day.
Turkish sweets in Seoul: “Here I come!”
By now you probably want to know the fastest route to Alpedo. And we have definitely got your back with these simple directions.
If you are in Seoul then you can catch the subway and take line 6. Once you reach Itaewon Station you can take exit 4. That’s it! Alpedo is just a 2 minute walk away from the station exit.
Even better, the bakery is open almost 24 hours a day. So, you can visit anytime between 9 am to 10 pm at night to sample these amazing Turkish sweets in Seoul
Turkish Cookies Galore
As soon as you enter the bakery, you will see cookies in all the colors of the rainbow. Blue, orange, yellow you name it! The store has a huge variety to choose from – 33 flavors! This includes the green tea cookie and even a vanilla cacao flavor.
Treat yourself to some freshly baked goodies
And let’s not forget the range of classic turkish breads on offer. In fact, the bakery offers 28 flavors to choose from and every one of them is a must try!
The Potato Roll Borek is a must eat if you truly want to experience authentic Turkish food. It has a spicy potato and onion filling which makes it perfect if you want to try something savory after all the sweets and cookies.
Do make sure you also try the Ekmek which is a traditional turkish bread and is available with a yoghurt sauce. They also offer Caramel Walnut bread and Pogago.
Winning combination: Baklava and Turkish Coffee!
Baklava is a must have item at Alpedo’s. It is one of the most iconic Turkish desserts of all time. This layered pastry is filled with chopped pistachios and soaked in some delicious honey syrup.
Pro tip: Pair it with some traditional turkish coffee. The sweet baklava and the strong almost bitter coffee are a match made in heaven!
Perfect hangout spot
With the most divine Turkish sweets in Seoul hands down this place also has that perfect, trendy cafe vibe. So, this is absolutely the go to spot to catch up with some friends over some delicious coffee and the store’s popular pistachio rolls. The rolls are another Turkish dessert staple so make sure you check them out.
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Beautiful Turkish handicrafts
Aside from the yummy Turkish sweets and Instagrammable setting this bakery also has some of the finest handmade handicrafts on display. The coolest piece is this grand copper dispenser with an intricate flower pattern around it. This piece is so tall it is almost touching the ceiling!
Turkish sweets takeaway!
Also don’t forget to grab a box of Turkish delights to take home and enjoy. I absolutely recommend the Mixed Turkish Delight Box. It has an assortment of different flavors like rose, fig, pomegranate and even walnut. Something for everyone!
The mixed cookie box is also another great takeaway option and just perfect to share with friends. You can also customize your own box and add in all your favorite flavors
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Alpedo has turkish sweets of all kinds available right here in Itaewon. It has the craziest variety of breads, baklavas, turkish delights and cookies. Not to mention the authentic freshly brewed turkish coffee and that perfect cafe ambiance. What’s not to love? So, make sure you check out this little piece of Turkey right here in Seoul!