Bar Friends

9 Supyo-ro 28-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

| +82 2 766 5334 |

audience rating Bar Friends, 3.2 out of 5 based on 9 ratings
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This is one of the few gay bars outside of Itaewon where you’ll see some foreigners.

This stylish bar offers a cosy, relaxing atmosphere and can seat up to 45 people (large by Jongno standards). A great place to have a drink alone or hang with friends.

Located behind Nagwon Arcade. Jongno 3-ga Station (Line 1, 3, 5) Exit 5. Cross the street and turn right into the first alley.




  1. Best First Impressions!

    “I was only in Seoul for four days during the week last June and happened to find this bar via travelgayasia. I walked in on a quiet Tuesday night and really had a nice time! The owner was really friendly and the drinks and service was excellent! I love my alcohol and my drink tab was only 65,000 won which is cheap for Los Angeles standards (where I live) and I ended up returning a second and third time during my four-day trip! I was encouraged to sit next to a fellow bar patron that was also alone and we had a really nice visit! Overall, this place is very welcoming and I will definitely return. Though I am Korean-American and my Korean is minimal, I was quite comfortable as everyone else spoke beautiful English! I am even learning more Korean so I can return and practice a bit! Thank you Bar Friends! You are the love of my life! Lol!“


      on 02-04-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  2. Nice cosy bar

    “The manager/boss of Bar Friends is very friendly and can speak good English. During my last visit, I saw quite a number of foreigners and those who came alone, the staff would try to make small talk with them to make them feel welcomed. Drink are reasonably-priced.“


      on 01-21-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

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venue bar (酒吧)

features bar, music (酒吧, 音乐)

exclusively gay

attracts all types (所有派)

weekday 18:30 - 04:00

weekend 18:30 - 04:00

last updated: 02-16-2017

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