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Learn Korean Cafe Terms

Korean language in the cafe along with Menu translations! Don't fear not being able to speak Korea in a cafe anymore!

yeong
5 years ago

Learn Korean Cafe Language and Terms along with Menu Items!

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I think the thing tourists have the hardest time in Korea is when they go to a store and they only have menus available in Korean! Don't you wish they speak English or your native language?


It doesn't matter anymore as Creatrip has prepared the Korean Cafe Language guide that will help you communicate when visiting various cafes all around the country!




Learn Korean Cafe Language and Terms along with Menu Items!


Don't you feel awkward and nervous looking at these menus that are only available in Korean? The majority of shops in Korea have menus only in Korean and menus in other language or even English are not available.


Learn Korean Cafe Language and Terms along with Menu Items!


Korean cafes sell coffee a lot as it is a favorite by Koreans compared to tea and other drinks so we will have a look at coffee pronunciations first.




Learn Korean : Coffee, Latte

EnglishKorean (Pronunciation)
Americano아메리카노
A-Me-Ri-Ka-No
Cafe Latte카페라떼
Ka-Pe-Ra-Dde
Cappuccino카푸치노
Ka-Pu-Chi-No
Cafe Mocha카페모카
Ka-Pe-Mo-Ka
Caramel Macchiato
카라멜 마끼아또
Ka-Ra-Mel Ma-Ggi-A-Ddo
Dutch Coffee더치커피
Deo-Chi-Keo-Pi
Espresso에스프레소
Ae-Seu-Peu-Re-So
Vanilla Latte바닐라라떼
Ba-Nil-Ra-Ra-Dde
Drip Coffee드립커피
Deu-Rib-Keo-Pi
Hand Drip Coffee핸드드립커피
Haen-Deu-Deu-Rib-Keo-Pi
Affogato아포가또
A-Po-Ga-Ddo
Shakerato
샤케라또
Sha-Ke-Ra-Ddo
Black Tea Latte홍차라떼
Hong-Cha-Ra-Dde
Green Tea Latte녹차라떼
Nog-Cha-Ra-Dde
그린티라떼
Geu-Rin-Ti-Ra-Dde
Chocolate Latte초코라떼
Cho-Ko-Ra-Dde
Sweet Potato Latte고구마라떼
Go-Gu-Ma-Ra-Dde





Learn Korean : Tea, Milk Tea, Other Drinks

English
Korean (Pronunciation)
Black Tea홍차
Hong-Cha
Green Tea녹차
Nok-Cha
그린티
Geu-Rin-Ti
Grapefruit Tea자몽차
Ja-Mong-Cha
Citron Tea유자차
Yu-Ja-Cha
Chamomile캐모마일
Kae-Mo-Ma-Yil
Peppermint
페퍼민트
Pe-Peo-Min-Teu
Earl Grey

얼그레이
Yeol-Geu-Re-Yi
Milk Tea밀크티
Mil-Keu-Ti
Lemonade레몬에이드
Le-Mon-E-Yi-Deu
Grapefruit Ade자몽에이드
Ja-Mong-E-Yi-Deu
Green Grape Ade청포도에이드
Cheong-Po-Do-E-Yi-Deu
Strawberry Ade딸기에이드
Ddal-Gi-E-Yi-Deu
Strawberry Smoothie딸기스무디
Ddal-Gi-Seu-Mu-Di
Mango Smoothie망고스무디
Mang-Go-Seu-Mu-Di
Blueberry Smoothie블루베리스무디
Beul-Ru-Be-Ri-Seu-Mu-Di
Citron Smoothie유자스무디
Yu-Ja-Seu-Mu-Di
Strawberry Juice딸기주스
Ddal-Gi-Ju-Seu
Watermelon Juice수박주스
Su-Bak-Ju-Seu
Green Grape Juice청포도주스
Cheong-Po-Do-Ju-Seu
Grapefruit Juice자몽주스
Ja-Mong-Ju-Seu
Banana Juice바나나주스
Ba-Na-Na-Ju-Seu
Yogurt요거트
Yo-Geo-Teu
Mixed Grain Powder미숫가루
Mi-Sut-Ga-Ru
Jujube Tea대추차
Dae-Chu-Cha
Skihye식혜
Sikae
Pumpkin Sikhye호박식혜
Ho-Bak-Sikae
Milkshake쉐이크
Swe-Yi-Keu





Learn Korean : Cafe Korean Phrases

If you don't know Korea at all, pay attention to the phrases below to understand what the store clerk is saying.


  • Here or take-out?
    Keywords:여기 (Yeo-Gi/Here), 포장 (Po-Jang/Take-out)

  • Do you want it warm or with ice?
    Keywords:아이스 (A-Yi-Seu/Ice), 따뜻한 (Dda-Ddeu-Sa/Warm)

  • What size do you want your drink in?
    Keywords:사이즈 (Sa-Yi-Jeu/Size), 쇼트 (Syo-Teu/Short), 톨 (Tol/Tall), 그란데 (Geu-Ran-De/Grande)

  • Are you a member of this cafe?
    Keywords:회원 (Hwe-Won/Member), 멤버 (Mem-Beo/Member),or Point

  • When it is time to pay.
    Keywords:Wait until the store employee stops talking and looks at you to hand over your money and pay




Learn Korea : Korean Desserts

English
Korean (Pronunciation)
Toast토스트
To-Seu-To
Sandwich샌드위치
Saen-Deu-Wi-Chi
Ice Cream아이스크림
A-Yi-Seu-Keu-Rla
Cookie쿠키
Ku-Ki
Chips과자
Gwa-Ja
Yokan양갱
Yang-Gaeng
Croquembouche크로크무슈
Ko-Ro-Keu-Mu-Su
Tiramisu티라미수
Ti-Ra-Mi-Su
Shaved Ice (Bingsu)팥빙수
Pat-Bing-Su
Waffle와플
Wa-Peul
Injeolmi인절미
Yin-Jeol-Mi
Brownie브라우니
Beu-Ra-Wu-Ni
Carrot Cake당근케이크
Dang-Geun-Ke-Yi-Keu
Red Bean Porridge단팥죽
Dan-Pat-Juk
Chocolate Shaved Ice (Bingsu)초코빙수
Cho-Ko-Bing-Su
Green Tea Shaved Ice (Bingsu)녹차빙수
Nok-Cha-Bing-Su
Matcha Shaved Ice (Bingsu)
Tart타르트
Ta-Reu-Teu
Honey Bread허니브레드
Heo-Ni-Peu-Re-Deu
Churro츄러스
Chyu-Reo-Seu
Fondant au Chocolat퐁당쇼콜라
Pung-Dang-Syo-Kol-Ra
Whipped Cream Cake생크림케이크
Sang-Keu-Rim-Ke-Yi-Keu
1 Piece of Cake조각케이크
Jo-Gak-Ke-Yi-Keu
Roll Cake롤케이크
Rol-Ke-Yi-Keu
Chocolate Cake초코케이크
Cho-Ko-Ke-Yi-Keu
Crepe크레페
Keu-Re-Pe
Cheese Cake치즈케이크
Chi-Jeu-Ke-Yi-Keu
Muffin머핀
Meo-Pin
Pretzel프레즐
Peu-Re-Jeul
Scone스콘
Seu-Kon
Bagel베이글
Be-Yi-Geul
Hangwa (Korean Traditional Snack)
한과
Han-Gwa


I hope this serves as the English menu you were hoping to find at a cafe with only a Korean menu so that you will feel more relaxed and less nervous the next time you visit a Korean cafe.




The above is a series of Korean phrases and menu items you would find in a Korean cafe. I hope you will be able to use this information the next time you visit a Korean cafe.


See you next time with a new post.



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