2012.8.15 HOTEL EVENTS
To Aug. 31: The deli is offering a selection of ice cream cakes prepared by Head Chef Beat Loeffel. Various flavors are available, including mango, strawberry, vanilla and caramel.
The deli is located on the first floor of the hotel, and prices start from 28,000 won ($24.80), excluding tax.
Grand Hyatt Seoul: (02) 799-8167
Hannam-dong, central Seoul
To Aug. 31: Olivo, the hotel’s Italian restaurant, is serving a menu of black truffles and handmade gelato.
Guests can choose from an a la carte appetizer, soup and main course options or order one of the five dinner courses. Appetizers include beef carpaccio with truffles and scallops or tuna tartar with truffles. For the main course, pumpkin risotto or tagliolini with truffles, spinach and wild mushrooms are available. For dessert, a selection of ice cream or tiramisu is offered.
Prices for a la carte truffle dishes range from 17,000 won to 51,000 won, and the gelato options cost 10,000 won to 19,000 won. Tax and service charges are excluded.
JW Marriott Seoul: (02) 6282-6765
Banpo-dong, southern Seoul
Ongoing: A beer festival is happening at the Garden Terrace from 5:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. daily. A barbecue will also be served, along with patbingsu (adzuki-bean ice dessert) and ice cream. The festival is also offering a different discount each day of the week. On Monday’s gentlemen’s night, male customers can get a 15 percent discount. On Tuesday, corkage fee is free of charge when a customer purchases a bottle of wine from a bakery within the hotel. On Wednesday, a 10 percent discount is given to couples. Thursday is lady’s night and female customers receive a 20 percent discount. On Friday, old ’70s and ’80s K-pop is played and Saturday is for families, in which a special pizza set menu for children will be available.
The price range for the barbecue is from 16,000 won to 27,000 won, snacks are from 17,000 won to 30,000 won, and draft beer is from 4,500 won to 19,000 won.
Imperial Palace Seoul: (02) 3440-8000
Nonhyun-dong, southern Seoul
Ongoing: The Mercure Seoul is offering a special lunch menu at a price of 9,000 won. Guests are invited to choose one dish from three pasta options: pesto cream pasta, vongole and crab pasta.
Lunch will be served at the Sodowe cafe located on the second floor of the hotel, and coffee will be served at the sky lounge Kloud on the 21st floor.
A VAT rate of 10 percent will be charged.
Mercure Seoul: (02) 2050-6034
Yeoksam-dong, southern Seoul