Mahogany Coffee

There’s something about daisies that exude bright and bubbly energy. Perhaps it explains why at Mahogany Coffee, it’s all about positive vibes. The cafe is surrounded by thousands of daisies that instantly bring a smile to your face, and to be honest, that feeling is hard to beat. 

Endless stretch of shasta daisies

Mahogany Coffee - stretch of daisies at the entrance of the cafe
Image credit: @siwoo_2.7 

The moment you approach the cafe, you’ll be greeted by a stretch of daisies from the entrance. These daisies are not just any daisies – they’re known as shasta daisies. 

Mahogany Coffee - little hut where you can sit and drink coffee
Image credit: @p.mini_ 

Shasta daisies are perennial plants, which means that they can live for more than two years. In contrast, annual and biennial plants have a shorter lifespan of 1 and 2 years respectively. 

Mahogany Coffee - photo zone at the cafe
Image credit: @yunxemo

According to people who have visited the cafe, the shasta daisies remind them of a sunny-side up, and it’s not hard to see why.

Mahogany Coffee - white petals of the daisies
Image credit: @p.mini_

The white petals look like egg whites, while the yellow centre resembles the yolk of a sunny-side up. 

Desserts that are too pretty to be eaten 

Mahogany Coffee - pretty desserts that are too pretty to be eaten
Image credit: @2_brightsun

Near the cafe, there’s a cake factory cafe that specialises in cakes.

While you can get coffee and desserts at Mahogany Coffee, you might want to also pay a visit to the cake factory cafe if you’re a fan of cakes!

Mahogany Coffee - daisy cake
Image credit: @youj_k

But don’t worry, you’re not missing out if you plan to stay at Mahogany Coffee. You can try their signature Daisy Cake (KRW9,500, ~USD7.58), which screams flower power. 

Mahogany Coffee - mugwort cream daisy bread
Image credit: @hollygreen_bella

Their Mugwort Cream Daisy Bread (KRW4,800, ~USD3.83) is another popular choice. The addition of mugwort may sound odd, but it’s a commonly eaten ingredient in Korea.

Mahogany Coffee - mugwort cream daisy bread
Image adapted from: @mahoganycafe and @mahoganycafe

Take note that the mugwort bread sells out fast. If you want to give it a shot, make sure you visit the cafe during the day. 

Mahogany Coffee - almond cream cold brew
Image credit: @chococoyam

Mahogany Coffee doesn’t only sell daisy cakes and bread. There’s a variety of other pastries and drinks to choose from, such as the Almond Cream Cold Brew (KRW8000, ~USD6.39) and Plain Scones (KRW4,200, ~USD3.35).

Peak period is May & June

Mahogany Coffee - the ideal season to visit Mahogany Coffee is during summer
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The ideal season to visit Mahogany Coffee is during summer. The daisies are in full bloom in May and June, so it’s best you plan your itinerary accordingly to avoid a wasted trip.

Mahogany Coffee - little hut outside the cafe
Image credit: @s_u_pick

What’s more, the weather in May and June is just nice for taking a stroll around the spacious field and snapping photos in the sunlight.

Getting to Mahogany Coffee 

Mahogany Coffee has several chain stores, but the one located in Incheon is the most popular due to its beautiful floral scenery.

We recommend travelling by car instead of taking public transportation as the cafe is rather secluded.

Pro tip: use Kakao Map or Naver Map to get the most accurate directions.

Address: 19 Haeannam-ro 1844beon-gil, Hwado-myeon, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10.30am-7.30pm | Sat & Sun 10am-9pm

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Cover image adapted from: @yunxemo, @youj_k, @mahoganycafe

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