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10 English-speaking Nail Salons in Seoul

In Korean society, appearance and first impressions count a lot. Therefore, Korea is one of the leading countries in the beauty and fashion industries. Many places in Seoul can help with your hair, nails, clothes, and body.

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NailshopsClosest StationOpen hours
OUNailsHongik University Station10:30 – 20:30
Eye O Eye NailHongik University Station11:00 – 21:00
The Nail BarNoksapyeong station11:00 – 21:00
Pro Nail Itaewon Station10:00 – 20:00
Tiffany NailItaewon Station11:00 – 22:00
UNISTELLA NailsApgujeong Rodeo station11:00 – 21:00
NailYumeApgujeong Rodeo station11:00 – 22:00
Witch Nail Gangnam station10:00 – 22:00
Nail Tam2naApgujeong Rodeo station11:00 – 22:00

Nail Salons in Seoul (Hongdae)


Source: @ounailshop

Another nail salon in the Hongdae neighborhood is OU Nails. OU Nails offers its customers several manicure and pedicure treatment packages. They also provide nail care services to ensure the health of their customers’ nails. Bilingual and diligent, the staff has served the Korean and ex-pat community for a long time.

The prices offered at OU Nails are affordable. Their basic manicure package costs KRW 18,000 and includes a manicure, polish, and massage. A basic pedicure package will cost you KRW 30,000. If you want both a manicure and a pedicure, that’ll be KRW 48,000. Gel manicures and pedicures cost you more, but the most that you’ll have to pay is KRW 140,000 for nail extensions and gel manicure treatment.

At OUNails, they take reservations, and you can make your reservation by calling them (02-336-2778) or contacting them through Kakao. Beware! They suggest booking an appointment at least 3-4 days in advance to ensure no miscommunications or schedule mishaps.

  • Address: 10, Wausan-ro 29ba-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea | 서울 마포구 와우산로29바길 10
  • Direction: 3 minutes walking distance from Hongik Univ. station exit 7
  • Open hours: Tue. – Sat. 10:30 – 20:30 | Sun. 10:30 – 19:30 | Mon. closed
  • Phone: 02-336-2778
  • Instagram: @ounailshop

Eye O Eye Nail

Source: @eyeoeye_nail

With the advancement of technology, nail salons in Seoul are quickly adapting to machines that can provide unique and beautiful designs and services that are easily accessible. Eye O Eye is one such nail salon.

english speaking nail salon in seoul Hongdae

Eye O Eye nail salon is within a 3-minute walking distance from Exit 9 of Hongik University Station. Since there are several stylists, you can also do the treatment together if you are visiting with a friend. Not only English but also Chinese and Japanese are available, so you can easily talk about the service and design you want.

The overall atmosphere is cute and neat in white and natural tones, and it boasts a larger scale than general nail salons in Seoul. Same-day reservations can be made through KakaoTalk or Naver. What’s more, Eye O Eye also specializes in eyelash perms. It is located on the 2nd floor, and you can go up through the external stairs next to the pharmacy. Check the price table below!

eyeoeye nail salon in seoul-price table
  • Address: 43, Wausan-ro 27-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea | 서울 마포구 와우산로27길 43
  • Direction: 3 minutes walking distance from Hongik Univ. station exit 9
  • Open hours: Everyday 11:00 – 21:00
  • Phone: 02-336-3459
  • Instagram: @eyeoeye_nail

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Nail Salons in Seoul (Itaewon)

The Nail Bar

Source: @thenailbarkorea

With two locations in Gyeongnidan and Hannam-dong, The Nail Bar has been around for many years and is one of the best English-speaking nail salons in Seoul. The head technician, Hanuel, is highly skilled, and so are all of her staff members. They also speak Korean and English and treat their customers with the utmost care.

Both locations look pristine inside and outside, and the staff keeps all their tools as clean as possible. The atmosphere is both classic and relaxed. As soon as you enter, the team will greet you and ask if you would like a drink to enjoy while getting your nails done. The options for beverages are hot or iced americano coffee.

The prices at The Nail Bar start from KRW 15,000 for a basic manicure to KRW30,000 for a basic pedicure to KRW 100,000 for a deluxe gel manicure package.

Gel Manicure TypeMembership Price (won)Non-membership Price (won)
Gel Express40,00050,000
Gel Classic50,00060,000
Gel Delux Spa60,00070,000
Gel Strengthener+ 10,000+ 10,000
The Nail Bar 1st Branch
  • Address: 242, Noksapyeong-daero, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea | 서울 용산구 녹사평대로 242
  • Direction: 3 minutes walking distance from Noksapyeong station exit 2
  • Open hours: Mon. – Sat. 11:00 – 21:00 | Sun. 12:00 – 21:00
  • Phone: 010-6702-8549
  • Instagram: @thenailbarkorea
  • You have to book an appointment before visiting The Nail Bar. You can do that through their Kakao. (Kakao ID: thenailbar)
The Nail Bar 2nd Branch
  • Address: 6, Itaewon-ro 55na-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea | 서울 용산구 이태원로55나길 6
  • Direction: 5 minutes walking distance from Itaewon station exit 2
  • Open hours: Mon. – Sat. 11:00 – 21:00 | Sun. 12:00 – 21:00
  • Phone: 010-6502-8549
  • Instagram: @thenailbarkorea
  • You have to book an appointment before visiting The Nail Bar. You can do that through Kakao. (Kakao ID: thenailbar)
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Pro Nail

English speaking nail salon in Itaewon Seoul, Pro Nail

Located near Itaewon Station Exit #2, Pro Nail offers manicures, nail extension, and body hair waxing services. All of the staff members are highly qualified and speak English, making Pro nail are well-sought nail salon for foreigners. The staff at Pro nail take good care of their customers, providing several treatments and a warm atmosphere.

The prices range from KRW 17,000 for a basic manicure to KRW 40,000 for a gel manicure.

  • Address: 9, Itaewon-ro 27ga-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea | 서울 용산구 이태원로27가길 9
  • Direction: 1 minute walking distance from Itaewon station exit 2
  • Open hours: Everyday 10:00 – 20:00
  • Phone: 02-749-1525
  • Instagram: @itaewonpronail
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Tiffany Nail

Located very close to Itaewon Station #2, Tiffany Nail is a popular place to visit among Koreans and non-Koreans due to the bilingualism of the salon. The menus are in Korean and English, so people who don’t speak Korean can always feel welcome. The staff members at Tiffany Nail also speak Korean and English, and they’re more than happy to help make their customers feel at home.

The interior of Tiffany Nail has a sophisticated and luxurious feel and, more importantly, is clean. When you’re inside Tiffany Nail, you can be assured that everything is pristine. Tiffany Nail even offers the purchase of the tools used for pedicure treatments to bring to and from the salon. This is to prevent the cross-contamination of utensils.

Tiffany Nail offers a basic manicure at KRW 17,000 and a gel manicure at KRW 40,000.

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Nail Salons in Seoul (Gangnam)


unistella_english speaking nail salon in seoul

UNISTELLA Nails in the Cheongdam area in Gangnam is a nail salon known for having unique nail designs. They are more luxurious than the other nail salons on this list, so the prices are a little higher than usual, but the prices are worth the hospitality of the staff, the quality of the nail treatments, and the overall high-class nature of the salon. What’s more, Unistella has well-known nail stylists who work with many Kpop artists like Taeyeon, Apink, Sunmi, and more.

Like many other nail salons, they provide different services, and their prices range from KRW 70,000 to around KRW 200,000.

  • Address: 45, Seolleung-ro 146-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea | 서울 강남구 선릉로146길 45
  • Direction: 10 minutes walking distance from Apgujeong Rodeo station or Gangnamgu Office station
  • Open hours: Mon. – Fri. 11:00 – 21:00 | Sat. 11:00 – 18:00 | Sun. closed
  • Phone: 02-517-5884
  • Instagram: @unistella_kr
  • Booking on Facebook:
  • Website:

Dashing Diva

Are you too busy to go to the nail shop? Or do you want to try a variety of beautiful nail designs at an affordable price? Then pay attention to Dashing Diva. You can make professional gel nails yourself with Dashing Diva’s DIY products. This is loved so much by Korean women and is one of the most popular products at Olive Young online/offline stores, especially summer season.

Dashing Diva is a Korean nail brand that started in New York in 2003 and has since expanded to an international reach. As their official website reads, “We created Dashing Diva, the world’s first nail brand, with one key aim – to deliver the highest quality, most innovative nail care products and services to the maximum amount of people around the globe in a convenient, affordable and fun manner.”


Source: @nailyume

Nail Yume is a private nail shop aiming for a “premium beauty life”. Nail Yume’s designers who have won prizes in various art competitions, provide one-on-one customized services to satisfy each customer. The biggest advantage of this shop is that you can find the latest trends and unique gel products!

nailyume in gangnam- english speaking nail salon

Also, here you can see many Kpop celebrities’ photos & signatures including Girls’ Generation’s Yoona. That’s another fun point! Check their socials for various designs!

Witch Nails

Witch Nails
Source: WitchNails Facebook Page

Witch Nails is another immensely popular nail salon–so popular that they have two locations–one in the Seocho area in Gangnam and one in Myeongdong. Because of its proximity to one of the biggest and most famous shopping streets in Seoul, Witch Nails Myeongdong is more easily accessible for people who do not speak English. Not only do the staff members speak Korean and English, but they also speak Chinese. The menus at Witch Nails are in English, Korean, and Chinese.

Both Witch Nails locations offer regular manicure and pedicure packages as well as nail care treatment services. The prices at Witch Nails start from around KRW 30,000 to around KRW 50,000. Add-ons to your nails will cost more at KRW 1,000-2,000 each.

Witch Nails does booking online, so you’ll have to go to their Naver page and book an appointment for your desired date and time. Upon arriving at the nail salon, you must show the staff your appointment voucher before you can start.

  • Address: 437, Gangnam-daero Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea | 서울 강남구 강남대로 437
  • Direction: 10 minutes walking distance from Gangnam station exit 10 or Sinnonhyeon station exit 8
  • Open hours: Everyday 10:00 – 22:00
  • Phone: 02-596-9090
  • Book on Naver
  • Instagram: @witchnails_korea
  • 30% Off deal on their website:

Nail Tam2na

Source: @nailtam2na

Of course, even Korean celebrities need to get their nails done, and they frequently visit plenty of nail salons. However, Tam2na has the pleasure of being visited by them more than other places. This is because Tam2na is situated near the high-end and stylish neighborhood of Cheongdam and provides its customers the most luxurious and rejuvenating experience. Also, the staff members speak English and Korean, and they offer different kinds of manicure and pedicure treatment packages. And maybe you’ll be lucky enough to sit next to a K-pop Idol or a Korean celebrity!

If you want to peruse their photos, Nail Tam2na has an Instagram account. If you have any queries or if you want to book an appointment, you can contact them through their Kakao.

  • Address: 7, Seolleung-ro 153-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea | 서울 강남구 선릉로153길 7
  • Direction: 5 minutes walking distance from Apgujeong Rodeo station exit 5
  • Open hours: Mon. – Sat. 11:00 – 22:00 | Sun. closed
  • Phone: 02-548-4865
  • Book on KakaoTalk
  • Instagram: @nailtam2na

In Korea, everyone takes beauty and fashion seriously. It would be like looking for a needle in a haystack to find awful service anywhere in both industries. As Korea is opening up globally, nail salons across the country are learning to provide services to people who do not speak Korean or English. 

If you want to read about 10 of the best English-speaking hair salons in Seoul, you can read this article.

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