2012.3.28 HOTEL EVENTS
April 4 to 7: Zoe Bar presents its four-day “Guest Bartending” event, with drinks by guest bartender Martina Breznanova.
Breznanova is one of the notable woman bartenders in England, having worked at the Nightjar, which is regarded as one of the country’s top bars. Before becoming a bartender, Breznanova worked as a barista and she has since used the experience to create a cocktail that is similar in taste to coffee.
Also available during the event are cocktails made with Don Julio Tequila.
Signature cocktails are priced at 25,000 won. A five-cocktail set is also available for 100,000 won.
Zoe Bar: (02) 3440-8166
Nonhyeon-dong, southern Seoul
To April 30: The Japanese restaurant Mitsumomo is offering a selection of dishes featuring sea bream. The seven-course menu features noodles, salad, sashimi, sushi, soup and grilled avocado with sea bream. The eight-course menu includes stewed sea bream and soft shell clams with sauce, sea bream with steamed rice, yam salad, assorted sashimi, spring herb tempura and seasoned monkfish.
The seven-course menu is priced at 85,000 won and the eight-course menu is priced at 120,000 won.
Grand Hilton Seoul: (02) 2287-8888
Hongeun-dong, northern Seoul
Millennium Seoul Hilton
To April 30: The Mediterranean restaurant Cilantro is offering a shish kebab buffet.
Shish kebabs consist of meat, seafood and vegetables placed on a skewer and cooked on a grill. They are popular in the Middle East, India and Asia.
The lunch buffet is 51,000 won for adults and 30,600 won for children under 12. The dinner buffet is 55,000 won for adults and 33,000 won for children.
Cilantro: (02) 317-3062
Namdaemun-ro, central Seoul
Westin Chosun Seoul
To April 30: Four people dine for the price of three at the lunch buffet under Aria restaurant’s Happy Four Lunch promotion. Diners will also receive a coupon with a 20 percent discount on their next visit.
The restaurant specializes in a diverse array of international cuisine at 10 cooking stations with themes including: sea, home, fire, Asia, noodles, dessert, green and bread. The Asia station features Indian dishes such as curry and tandoori chicken prepared by Indian chefs Devendra Prasad and Jagmohan Singh.
The lunch buffet is priced at 68,000 won per person.
Westin Chosun Seoul: (02) 317-0357
Sogong-dong, central Seoul
JW Marriott Seoul
To May 31: The Chinese restaurant Man Ho is promoting its white asparagus menu, which offers two sets.
The Special Set is a six-course menu that includes a white asparagus salad, sea cucumber with foie gras, lobster, braised white asparagus with pine mushrooms. The Extreme Set is a five-course menu that includes fried sea cucumber and white asparagus, steamed abalone and white asparagus noodle soup.
The Special Set is priced at 150,000 won and the Extreme Set is 120,000 won.
Man Ho: (02) 6282-6741
Banpo-dong, southern Seoul
April 1 to June 30: The buffet restaurant Cafe Elysee is offering a selection of regional and seasonal specialties from Gyeonggi Province.
The buffet includes a selection of stuffed tofu, buckwheat jelly salad, pumpkin porridge, grilled minced beef ribs, bean soup, steamed turnips, chilli paste pancakes and more.
On weekdays, the lunch buffet is priced at 60,000 won and dinner is priced at 66,000 won. On weekends, the lunch buffet is priced at 63,000 won and dinner is priced at 70,000 won.
Renaissance Seoul Hotel: (02) 2222-8635
Yeoksam-dong, southern Seoul
To July 28: Internationally renowned vocalist and pianist Mark Willms brings his music to The Timber House.
Canadian musician Willms has 45 years of experience performing in Hong Kong, Dubai, Switzerland and Japan and has a voracious appetite for music.
His style covers a wide range of genres from pop and jazz to country and progressive rock.
He gained widespread recognition through his appearance as a singer at a piano bar in the 2003 film “Lost in Translation.”
He provided all of the piano music for the piano bar scenes throughout the movie.
Willms performs at The Timber House from Mondays to Saturdays from 8:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Park Hyatt Seoul: (02) 2016-1292
The Timber House: (02) 2016-1234
Daechi-dong, southern Seoul
Event information is culled from the hotels.