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Seollem Cafe Baguio: The Charm Of Korean Aesthetics – A Hidden Gem in the City of Pines

Seollem Cafe in Baguio City

Looking for a one-of-a-kind café experience in the City of Pines? If you’re a fan of Korean culture, you’ll love this place! If you’re in Baguio, your best bet is Seollem Cafe. The café, which was clearly influenced by the look of the hit Korean drama “Itaewon Class”. Join us as we visited this cafe on our 12-day Baguio food trip vlog.

Restaurant Facade

Seollem Cafe, centrally located downtown Baguio, is a one-of-a-kind hangout that fuses the warmth of a cafe with the allure of modern Korean design. And the warm glow of natural light immediately transfer you to another time and place, evoking the pleasant atmosphere of the cafes in the k-drama series.

Restaurant Facade


The food and drinks at Seollem Cafe are as charming as the rest of the place. There’s a large selection of Korean staples including bibimbap, japchae, and tteokbokki, as well as beverages like coffee and tea. You may eat indoors or outside, however we choose to eat on the second level.

Restaurant Exterior
Restaurant Interior
Restaurant 2nd level Interior

After choosing a seat, we looked at their cute menu to decide what to eat and then placed our order at the cashier. On their menu, it says that their drinks are based on Korean tastes and flavors, and you can choose to make them sweeter or less sweet.

DISCLAIMER: My star ratings are based only on my own experience and do not represent that of other guests.

The Food

Our drinks are the first thing to come out. Some of the flavors are unique, and the packaging is very cute. The rest of our food came out all at once after that.

Peach Fizz DrinkPhp 150 ($2.68)

4.5 out of 5.0
Peach Fizz Drink

Iced Chocolate (non-coffee) DrinkPhp 170 ($3.03)

3.0 out of 5.0
Iced Chocolate

Banana Korean MilkPhp 175 ($3.12)

4.0 out of 5.0
Banana Milk

After the drinks, we tried their Kimbap, which is also called “gimbap.” It is a type of rice roll filled with pickled vegetables, meat, and eggs, among other things.  The kimbap at Seollem Cafe is made with fresh ingredients, seasoned seaweed, and a perfect balance of flavors.
Php 150 ($2.68)

4.5 out of 5.0

The Shrimp Rose Pasta at Seollem Cafe is a unique and tasty pasta dish. The shrimp in this dish is cooked in a creamy rose sauce made from a mix of herbs and spices. This creates the perfect balance between texture and taste. Parmesan cheese is sprinkled on top of the dish to make it look and taste better.
Php 235 ($4.19)

3.5 out of 5.0
Shrimp Rose Pasta

The third dish, Seollem Cafe’s Original Korean Fried Chicken, is best known from k-dramas and is a must-try for anyone who likes chicken. The chicken is marinated in a special mix of spices and herbs, and then it is fried just right to make the outside crispy while keeping the inside juicy and tender.
Php 360 ($6.42)

4.5 out of 5.0
Original Korean Fried Chicken

And the last thing we tried was their Tteok-bokki, a popular Korean dish made with chewy rice cakes and spicy chili sauce. It is often served with, among other things, fish cakes, hard-boiled eggs, and green onions. It is a common street food, and many Korean restaurants also serve it. It fills you up and tastes good.
Php 235 ($4.19)

3.5 out of 5.0

4.5 out of 5.0

Overall Satisfaction

Total Bill: Php 1,711 ($30.62)
(For 4 Pax)


Seollem Cafe in Baguio City is a great place to enjoy authentic Korean cuisine in a visually appealing atmosphere based on the popular Korean drama “Itaewon Class.” The restaurant boasts a unique aesthetic, inspired by the drama that creates an inviting and cozy ambiance. Their Korean Fried Chicken, a must-try dish, is highly recommended and served with a variety of toppings. With a variety of menu options, Seollem Cafe is sure to satisfy any craving for Korean food. Overall, Seollem Cafe is a great choice for those looking to experience the flavors of Korea and immerse themselves in the world of “Itaewon Class” in Baguio City. Are we returning? Yes.


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