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JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul

279, Cheonggyecheon-ro · Jongno-gu, Seoul 03198 South Korea

The Griffin

  • +82-2-2276 3344

About The Griffin

Relax in the heart of Seoul and enjoy spectacular Dongdaemun views, tasty cuisine, world-class drinks and award-winning service at The Griffin. Our stylish rooftop bar is a unique destination to share with friends and family.


Our bar menu is filled with favorite Dongdaemun snacks, salads and sandwiches.

Popular favorites include "Griffin" crispy chicken, BBQ beef burger, a BLT sandwich with grilled Korean chicken, deep fried calamari and Caesar salad. You may also add spicy shrimp or grilled Korean chicken breast to suit your tastes.

The Griffin rooftop bar also features a signature fruits and cheese platter, as well as separate platters filled with fresh seasonal fruit or a selection of fine cheeses. Local specialties are offered in small plates and sweets.


Pair your favorite food with red or white wine, champagne or sparkling wine from our extensive list, many of which are offered by the glass or by the bottle.

You'll also find bartender special cocktails such as Omakase, a wide range of signature cocktails, vodka, gin, tequila and rum. Whisky is plentiful at The Griffin rooftop bar, as the menu includes many international and aged whiskies, as well as a unique offering of single malt whiskies. Cognac and Armagnac are featured along with aperitifs and liqueurs by the glass or bottle.

Beer, soft drinks, energy drinks and mineral water are also available at this Seoul hot spot.


The Griffin has been named one of the "Best 50 Bars in Korea" for 2017 by Cocktail Week.


Special Events

Come to the Griffin rooftop bar Thursday through Saturday to experience a variety of professional performances including "One Night Shaking" (guest bartender session) by World Class bartenders. These unique bar events will add excitement to your evening in Seoul and give you a greater appreciation of the role a bartender plays in creating the perfect drink.

The Griffin is also host to bar specials, including Ladies Night, social gatherings and terrace parties.

Private Events

We heartily welcome your private Dongdaemun event, as The Griffin features four private dining rooms. Charter events may also be held for up to 250 pax. Please check with us for availability.

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