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The Griffin Bar

279, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu | 11F, JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul, Seoul 03198, South Korea
+82 2-2276-3344
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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279, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu | 11F, JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul, Seoul 03198, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated at the top floor (11th floor), it had one lift that access the place. Had a drink after dinner. It had a Jazz band to compliment and light up the atmosphere.More

Thank TravellerExotica
JWDDMMANAGER, PR 매니저 at The Griffin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear, Mr. TravellerExotica. Warm greetings from The Griffin Bar. Thank you for visiting us and sharing your great comment with us. Your valuable comment have been shared with team and we appreciate your recommendation to all who reads your review. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My drink was okay, could have been better. The place was pretty and pretty dead when I went. I liked the way the bartenders and girls were dressed up/More

Thank seranita
JWDDMMANAGER, PR 매니저 at The Griffin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear, Ms.seranita. Greetings from ‘The Griffin’. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We, our bartenders trying best to deliver true cocktail experience as well. Your comment will be shared with our team, and we will do our best to improve our service sequence....More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Best bar in town.Cool view. We had great cocktails which were surprisingly different to the ones in Europe or China. Recommendable!!

Thank jojoerben
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

It was great that I have Brandon. He was the best bartender in Seoul. The best skill and most attentive. I really liked it. I would come here again.More

Thank ssorami04
JWDDMMANAGER, PR 매니저 at The Griffin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Dear, ssorami04 Greetings from ‘The Griffin’. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We, our bartenders trying best to deliver true cocktail experience as well. Your comment will be shared with our team, and we will do our best to improve our service sequence....More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The view was wonderful. Cocktails and foods were amazing. There were many different kinds of liquor. It was so luxury and the music was great. The bar was so good for events and party. Also you can smoke good quality cigar. The staffs were fun...More

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JWDDMMANAGER, PR 매니저 at The Griffin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear, kshnt82 Warm greetings from The Griffin Bar. Thank you for visiting us and sharing your great comment with us. Your valuable comment have been shared with team and we appreciate your recommendation to all who reads your review. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

They have an extensive selections of signature cocktails but we opted to go for bubbles and my friend tried the red sangria. It wasn’t busy as we expect even though it was on a Friday night. Music was a bit of disappointment as it was...More

Thank Daniella Skye A
JWDDMMANAGER, PR 매니저 at The Griffin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Dear, Jaydine Skye B Warm greetings from The Griffin Bar. Thank you for visiting us and sharing your great comment with us. Your valuable comment have been shared with team and we appreciate your recommendation to all who reads your review. We are fixing the...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The bar was okay, but the view was spectacular. My family and I enjoyed this bar because of the view.More

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JWDDMMANAGER, PR 매니저 at The Griffin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Dear, fighterjeth22 Warm greetings from The Griffin Bar. Thank you for visiting us and sharing your great comment with us. Your valuable comment have been shared with team and we appreciate your recommendation to all who reads your review. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

The bar is Okay but nothing special, it takes a really long time waiting for the drinks but the price doubled between what is on the menu and what you eventually have to pay. More over the prices are like in a top location in...More

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JWDDM_flavors, 매니저 at The Griffin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Dear, Sofie V Greetings from ‘The Griffin’. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We, our bartenders trying best to deliver true cocktail experience as well. Your comment will be shared with our team, and we will do our best to improve our service...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

Very good spot with a wonderful bartender who can design a special cocktail only for you. Very creative cocktails : tasty, smoke, fire... very original !More

Thank Bbenji
JWDDMMANAGER, PR 매니저 at The Griffin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear, Bbenji Greetings from ‘The Griffin’. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We, our bartenders trying best to deliver true cocktail experience as well. Your comment will be shared with our team, and we will do our best to improve our service sequence....More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Nice during winter but even nicer in summer with the outdoor terrace. The bar is usually not crowded and feels like a hidden window in an otherwise very busy party of Seoul.More

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JWDDMMANAGER, PR 매니저 at The Griffin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear, pointsmaximizer. Greetings from ‘The Griffin’. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. You definitely understand about our speakeasy concept. We, our bartenders trying best to deliver true cocktail experience as well. Your comment will be shared with our team, and we will do...More

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Verónica R
25 October 2016|
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Response from JWDDMMANAGER | Property representative |
Dear Verónica R, Warm greeting from the Griffin Bar. This is Kevin, who is Working at the Griffin bar, and Thank you for choosing the Griffin Bar. Next 'First Thursday Afterwork' Party wll be on 3rd Nov, 2016 and their is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$79
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 02:00
Monday
18:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 02:00
Thursday
18:00 - 02:00
Friday
18:00 - 02:00
Saturday
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu | 11F, JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul, Seoul 03198, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Dongdaemun / Sindangdong
  • Neighbourhood: Dongdaemun / Sindangdong
  • Phone Number: +82 2-2276-3344
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
Description
Meet friends for craft cocktails, premium liquors and panoramic views of Seoul at the Griffin Bar, our stunning rooftop bar located on the eleventh floor of the JW marriott dongdaemun square seoul.
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