Seoul’s best-known jazz bar is situated in upmarket Apkujong and has live music nightly ranging from original jazz to modern variants. Food and cocktails named after famous musicians are available.
Jazz Bars in Apgujeong
You probably wouldn't expect to find that many jazz bars in Seoul, but they do exist like little underdog nightlife spots in Seoul! Although they're not so easy to spot, they're very popular. Mostly located in basements, inside anonymous buildings or hotels - like little hidden gems of the city.
Unlike wine bars and clubs in Seoul, jazz bars are not confined to certain areas of Seoul. They can be found all over the city. Some of the best are located where you would least expect it - in humble basements near little known subway stations. We've picked out some of the best and most famous jazz bars in Seoul.