Avec El

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I had seen beautiful photos of lattes topped with a slice of fruit, and even attempted my own throughout the years. As we were planning our latest trip to Seoul, I decided to hunt down the original cafe that served these lattes.

Avec El
Location: 서울시 용산구 후암동 41-1
41-1, Huam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Hours: Monday to Saturday: 12pm to 8pm
Sunday: Closed
Price
Atmosphere: White vintage
Service: Friendly

I actually saved the wrong cafe, but upon visiting, realized that Avec.el carried a Ringo Latte, an apple tea flavoured latte with real apples thorough out, as well as the classic slice resting on a bed of foam.

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I really loved the vibes of this cafe; it was white, yet dimly lit due to the rainy weather outside. The interior was decorated with a lot of vintage patterns and dried flowers.

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My latte was fruity and milky, and there were chunks of apples inside the drink as well. Ranee said her flat white was, and I quote, “the best coffee in Korea so far”.

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The barista came by and gave us “서비스” (service, aka on the house) of apple slices.

Overall, the calm of Avec El was a great mid-day break during a gloomy day in the city.

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