Cafe Minamdang

Korean Drama Cafe Minamdang Cast, Synopsis, Trivia

General Information

  • International Title: Cafe Minamdang
  • Original Title: 미남당 (Minamdang)
  • Genre: Mystery, Comedy
  • No. of Episode: 18
  • Airing Date: 2022.06.27 ~ 2022.08.23
  • Airing Slot: Monday, Tuesday 21:30
  • Broadcasting Channel: KBS
  • International Distributor: Netflix
  • Starring: Seo In Guk, Oh Yeon Seo
  • Director: Go Jae Hyun
  • Screenwriter: (novel : Minamdang: Case Note), Park Hye Jin
  • Highest Rating: TBA
  • Awards: N/A


‘Cafe Minamdang’ follows the mysterious events experienced by a former criminal profiler Nam Han Joon (Seo In Guk) who now works as fake fortune teller. He runs a fortune teller shop named Café Minamdang. His attractive physical appearance and smooth talking skills attracts customers. He disguises himself as a fortune teller and scams his customers for money, but he also gets involved in their cases and helps solve them. He even provides customer service for his clients. Soo Cheol (Kwak Si Yang) is Nam Han Joon’s partner who works as a barista at Minamdang during the day and also runs a private detective agency. While Nam Hye Joon is Nam Han Joon’s younger sister who is an elite hacker.


Character: Nam Han Joon
Portrayed by: Seo In Guk
Seo In Guk’s notable works: (Doom at Your Service (tvN/2021), Soundtrack #1 (Disney+/2022), Reply 1997 (tvN/2012), The Master’s Sun (SBS/2013), Reply 1994 (tvN/2013)

Character: Han Jae Hee
Portrayed by: Oh Yeon Seo
Oh Yeon Seo’s notable works: Love With Flaws (MBC / 2019-2020), A Korean Odyssey (tvN/2017-2018), My Sassy Girl (SBS/2017)

Extended Cast

Kwak Si Yang as Gong Soo Cheol
Kang Mi Na as Nam Hye Joon
Kwon Soo Hyun as Cha Do Won
Jung Ha Joon as Na Kwang Tae
Baek Seo Hoo as Jonathan
Jung Man Sik as Jang Doo Jin
Jung Eun Pyo as Kim Cheo Geun
Hwang Woo Seul Hye as Lee Min Kyung  [CEO]
Park Hae In as Lee Ji Eun
Baek Seung Ik as Park Jin Sang
Kim Byung Soon as Park Dong Ki

Cameo & Special Appearance

Alice as Min Yu Seon
Lee Si Eon as Yeo Chun Pal
Lucy [Han Joon’s ex-girlfriend]
Song Jae Rim
Kwon Hae Sung as Ko Ju Won (Ep. 1)
Bae Eun Woo as [Victim’s sister] (Ep, 1)
Woo Hyun as Kwon Gi Jun (Epj 1)
Son Sang Kyung as [Gi Jun’s secretary] (Ep. 1)
Jung Da Eun as Aunt Lim
Kim Jae Woon
Kim Min Seo
Moon Soo Bin

Character Relationship Chart


Original Soundtrack

Trailer Videos

Awards & Nominations



  • “Cafe Minamdang” takes over KBS2’s Monday & Tuesday 21:30 time slot previously occupied by “Bloody Heart” and followed by “Love by Law” on August 29, 2022.
  • Based on novel “Minamdang Sagun Soochub” by Jung Jae-Han (published April 10, 2018 by Cabinet).

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