The Locker Room
The Locker Room is a western-style sports bar located in Yeonhui-dong (close to Sinchon and Yonsei University). The variety of programming available isn't vast, but it is a decent place to watch English Premier League and Korean baseball games.
The Scouting Report
The Locker Room has a great setup. There are over twenty LCD screens in the whole bar. There is a closed-off room that has a projector as well as a couple LCD televisions. All the televisions are easily visible. The bar area also has five easily-viewed televisions and seating around the bar. There are two electronic dart boards available.
What Can I Watch
The Locker Room's main focus is the EPL and KBL. The staff are somewhat accommodating. If a sporting event is not being broadcast in Korea, and you speak Korean, you may be able to convince them to find your event online and show it.
The french fries and wings are the hot-ticket items. Their menu has other options, but it is a little expensive.
They mainly focus on beers. They have four beers on tap. They carry IPA along with a few imported bottles. A small selection of cocktails is also available.
The Locker Room has a great layout. However, their sports selection is limited. This is a bar that caters to locals. What is being broadcast on Korean television will be what airs in the bar. It would be a great spot to watch a significant Korean or EPL match. If you are looking to watch any of the North American leagues, you may have to look elsewhere.
How To Get There
Where: Seoul-si, Seodaemun-gu, Yeonhui-dong
From Hongik University Station (Line 2): Walk out of exit 2 or 8 and take a cab to Saruga, a grocery store in Yeonhui-dong. If the cabbie doesn't know what you're talking about, show him this: 연희 사러가. The cab ride will cost around 3,000 to 3,500 won. The Locker Room is to the left of Saruga Grocery Store. It is on the main street.
From Sinchon Station (Line 2): Walk out of exit 1. Continue walking straight until you see the bus sign reading Hyundai Department Store (Bus ID 13-259). Take Bus 110A to Yeonhui Gyocha-ro (연희교차로). Get off the bus and cross to the opposite side of the street. Walk down the small street between the 7-11 and the Dominos Pizza. Walk until you see the Locker Room in front of you.
Check out The Locker Room photo album to see more pictures of the bar.
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Originally posted April 4, 2015
Updated August 22, 2015