If you’re heading to Korea, you cannot leave without trying patbingsu.

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This iconic Korean dessert typically consists of shaved ice topped with chopped fruits and/or red bean paste, condensed milk and fruit syrup. So we’ve narrowed down 3 places in Sinchon where you can have a sweet treat while taking a break from all that shopping.

Note: None of these places are halal certified. However, bingsu typically consists of ice, milk and fruits. Do check with the staff if you are unsure. 

P.S. If you’re heading to Seoul, don’t forget to download our HHWT Travel Planner App available on both the Apple App Store and Google Play for Android! 🙆


1. Pop.Con.Tainer (Dessert Café)

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Pop Container as the name suggests, is a cute little dessert café which is built inside a real ship container. Brightly coloured and cozy, this place has received many good reviews.

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Their Oreo Chocolate Bingsu is highly recommended by the reviewers and is a definite must-try. One serving of bingsu is typically for two people and costs around 10,000 Won.

Opening Hours: Sun – Wed: 1000 to 2300, Fri – Sat: 1100 to 0000, Closed on Thursdays

Address: 5-11 Changcheon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea


2. Homilpath (Bingsu Café)

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Homilpat café specializes in bingsu only. Unlike other places, you have to option of ordering an individual servings of bingsu. Prices start from 5,500 Won. This place offers a variety of fruit bingsu such as strawberries, watermelon and even mixed fruit.

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There is also a green tea bingsu option!

#HHWT Tip: There is always a long queue outside the cafe. So head over during the winter season to beat the queue.

Opening Hours: 1230 to 2200 daily

Address: 43 Sinchonnyeok-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea


3. Solbing Dessert Café

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Solbing Dessert Café is Korea’s largest chain bingsu shop. You will find branches of Solbing almost everywhere. There is a branch in Sinchon too. The prices are more reasonable here, and they have a variety of flavours for their bingsu.

Opening Hours: 1100 to 2330 daily

Address: 31-45 Changcheon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea


So there you have it. 3 awesome places to get your bingsu fix while you’re in Sinchon!

P.S. If you’re heading to Seoul, don’t forget to download our HHWT Travel Planner App available on both the Apple App Store and Google Play for Android! 🙆



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      Hi Nasya! Thanks for visiting HHWT 😊 For that, you can personally ask the cafe staff if the food contains alcohol, meat or gelatin. We have an article on Muslim-friendly cafes you can visit while you're there! Hope this helps 😊 : https://www.havehalalwilltravel.com/blog/dont-leave-korea-without-visiting-these-5-cafes/
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    Thank you for the sharing. It is very useful and a good information for someone like me that planned to visit Korea next year, insyaAllah. Can I request other topics to be posted? such as the most awesome and popular coffee shop in Seoul since I come across many posts about the coffee in Seoul. Thanks again and keep sharing guys.
    • We have an article on some of the must-visit cafes in Korea - https://www.havehalalwilltravel.com/blog/dont-leave-korea-without-visiting-these-5-cafes/ and we're working on another for Seoul at the moment, do stay tuned! And you can also download our travel planner app - www.hhwt.io to find these cafes in our app :D
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