Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea at Millennium Hilton Seoul
Millennium Hilton Seoul’s Cilantro Deli, located in the main lobby of the hotel, presents afternoon tea with a winter theme. The tea set includes open sandwiches, scones, a gingerbread man and treats shaped like snowmen, Christmas trees and mittens.
The deli’s signature Noel Cake, consisting of a red velvet roll, a green tea roll, a chocolate roll and a mocha roll, will be available for sale, along with fruit sponge cake, chocolate sponge cake and macadamia cheesecake.
The Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea set is available on weekends from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. until the end of January. The price is 49,000 won per person, and reservations can be made at (02) 317-3064. Christmas cakes cost 55,000 to 57,000 won.
Strawberry bingsu at The Shilla Seoul
The Shilla Seoul’s Lounge Bar has launched premium strawberry bingsu. Bingsu is a Korean dessert of creamy shaved ice with the texture of fluffy snow. The premium strawberry bingsu features premium Korean strawberries, handmade strawberry syrup and strawberry ice cream.
The strawberry bingsu was launched last winter following the popularity of the mango bingsu available in summer. The strawberry bingsu serves two to three people.
Southern European dining at InterContinental Seoul Coex
The hotel’s Sky Lounge located on the 30th floor showcases “Merenda” from January to March. Merenda is a light meal enjoyed with a light alcoholic beverage during the time between lunch and dinner in southern Europe.
Prepared by chef Luca Carrino from Italy, the meal starts with aperol spritz -- Italy’s most popular aperitif -- followed by savory dishes and champagne or wine. The Merenda also includes the restaurant’s signature pasta.
The meal is available at 76,000 won for two people every afternoon from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. For inquiries, call (02) 3430-8630.
Dongdaemun lunch club buffet at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul’s Tavolo 24 offers a special lunch buffet from January to February on weekdays at a reasonable price. For “Dongdaemun lunch club,” a variety of Korean dishes will be prepared, along with desserts from the strawberry dessert buffet, “Salon de strawberry with Barbie.”
Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and the price is set at 78,000 won. For reservations, call (02) 2276-3320.
Nine Tree Hotel Dongdaemun gears up for big opening
Nine Tree Hotel Dongdaemun, under global hotel chain Parnas Hotel, opens Tuesday in the Dongdaemun area.
The 22-story hotel has 219 rooms and a rooftop garden. It provides a complimentary service offering nine types of pillows.
Kiosks for self-check-in and check-out are available, along with a locker room for guests to store heavy luggage.
For more information or inquiries, call Nine Tree Hotel Dongdaemun at (02) 6967-0999.