Spring on a Plate
See & Do Tours
Spring desserts recommended by a famous dessert cafe in Seoul
Writer Ha Eun-ha - Photos Lim Hak-hyeon, Kim Min-hwan
Named after the clearly defined 8 hearts and 8 arrows only seen in diamonds of the highest quality, Heart & Arrow is a treasure trove of radiant desserts. They use the least amount of sugar necessary to bring out the savory flavor of their macarons, making customers always come back for more.
Address: 45 Seoulsup 2-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
Price: Macaron (1 piece) 2,600 won
Hours: 12:00 – 20:00 (Closed Mondays)
Dazzling passerbyers with their vibrant colors, the desserts of Conversation are innovative works of art. Their pancakes, topped with colorful warm syrup and a popsicle, are not only visually astounding but tastes absolutely exquisite as well, making this place one of the top new contenders of the dessert industry.
Address: 36 Dosan-daero 17-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Price: Popsicle Pistachio Pancake 15,800 won
Hours: 10:30 – 22:00
Derived from the phrase, “little desserts with much taste”, Little & Much is a dessert heaven which manages to bring a smile to everyone’s face. Bringing to mind the freshness of spring, their strawberry cheesecake is a form of perfection as its sweet strawberry mousse, savory cheesecake, and crisp cracker come together harmoniously to dance upon the palate.
Address: 49 Hakdong-ro 56-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Price: Strawberry Cheesecake 7,500 won
Hours: Weekday 11:00 – 19:00, Weekend 11:00 – 20:00
Well known as a reporter who also cooks, Park Jun-woo recently opened his own European dessert cafe. Boasting of luxurious interiors that help to highlight their carefully crafted desserts, Autrui’s signature spring dessert menu is their fruit tart. A delectable mixture of pistachio cream and strawberries is placed inside the thin 2mm tart shell. Fruits used for the toppings are always changing by the season as Autrui strives to use the freshest ingredients available. This season, strawberries are being used to complement their green pistachio mousse.
Address: 89-8 Yeonhui-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
Price: Fruit Tart 7,500 won
Hours: 10:30 – 22:30