Why Not Cocktail Bar

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Updated April 6, 2021

Why Not Bar | Gay’s Favorite for Chat & Chill on Homo Hill
This cocktail bar is located right next to SOHO on Homo Hill, an excellent location for bar-hopping over weekends. The venue is well design and the best place to be for fun crowd and wacky renditions of k-pop choreographies, which makes Why Not Bar no questions, is one of your stops during a tour of the hill. Open daily from 7:30 pm to 3 am (until 5 am on Friday & Saturday). The bar entry fee is 10,000 Won ($8 USD) + 1 free drink.

Why Not is one of the oldest gay bars on Homo Hill. Each bar on Seoul’s main gay street has its own characteristics, especially Why Not? Bar. Staff can speak English hence it is very popular among gay travelers. It’s a perfect place to make a conversation with friends, make new friends or even more!

Music: The bar has plenty of music ranges from house, techno and latest mainstream international dance and diva hit on top-40 charts. Last and not least, the beat of k-pop remix.

Crowd: Night out in Why Not attracts international crowd & trendy locals between the age of 30-40. Sometimes the local crowd puts on their own show as k-pop dance which very much entertaining.

Dress: The heart of gay town in Homo Hill, Itaewon is very casual. Tank-top and shot are totally great to go for Seoul gay scene. However, the crowd here are well dressed.

How to get there
Taxi: Ask for Homo Hill in Itaewon, the street is located in the city centre and well know for cafe’, restaurants, nightlife and gay bars

Subway: From Itaewon underground station Exit 3, walk straight ahead one block and make a right, then take the 2nd left to Homo Hill. The bar is on the right side of the hill next to Soho.

Facilities: Bar, Music



7 pm - 4 am on Sun - Thu
7 pm - 6 am on Fri & Sat

Address: 137-4, Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea


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