[Seoul] Wait, 27 different varieties of cheesecakes in a single café? That is quite something.
If you are a fan of American-style cheesecake, then you got to make your way to C27 Cheesecake and Coffee, conveniently located at Sinsadong and Hongdae.
Sinsadong is its flagship, a walking distance from Garosu-gil and therefore near to many trendy and charmingly decorated cafes.
The one other thing that I did not expect was its space. This is a multi-level coffee place where there are several themed corners from a Ferris wheel, giant cheesecake, and arcade game machines.
No wonder they call this the “amusement park for women” because there are all types of instagrammable areas, including an outdoor garden.
So the 27 Cheesecake varieties include the classic plain, triple vanilla, chocolate cherry, berry berry, green tea, Hershey chocolate, camembert, Dutch apple, tiramisu, coco & banana, mint chocolate, crazy red velvet, marshmallow chocolate… and the list goes on.
The types change every 6 months or so.
Each is priced at 8,900 Won (SGD10.40), not exactly what you would consider cheap for a single slice.
I was recommended the Earl Grey Cheesecake, and while it looked frozen under the shelf, the texture turned up to be a lot smoother and luxuriously-soft.
While many cakes in Seoul tend to be on the lighter and fluffier side, this turned out to be indeed American-style dense and full-bodied flavourful, yet without that rich sweetness.
The Carrot Cheesecake turned up to be a wonderful combination of rustic carrot cake and cheesecake, with obvious bits of carrot strips and crunchy walnuts.
Other than cakes, drinks such as coffee, tea, frappe and ade are offered, with interesting choices such as Cheese Latte (6,500 Won) and Mint Choco Latte (6,500 Won).
While price is on the high side, I would think any cheesecake lovers would continue this their wonderland – both in terms of the offerings and décor.
C27 Cheesecake and Coffee
Dosandae-ro 15gil 39, Sinsa-dong 545-12, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
C27, 서울특별시 강남구 도산대로 15길 39 (신사동 545-12)
Opening Hours: 10am – 1am (Mon – Sun)
161 Yanghwa-ro, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening Hours: 11am – 12am
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