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[Around the Hotels] Promotions and Packages

By Im Eun-byel

Published : Jan. 23, 2020 - 14:42

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Swellfish season at Millennium Hilton Seoul

Genji, Millennium Hilton Seoul’s Japanese restaurant, offers promotion menu featuring swellfish (also called fugu), a seasonal delicacy highly revered in Japanese cuisine.

Guests can enjoy a special curated set menu that features swellfish prepared in a variety of ways, including swellfish sashimi, tempura, swellfish cooked in a hotpot, and more.

The set course is priced at 170,000 won per person, and is available for lunch and dinner. A-la-carte prices range from 100,000 won to 220,000 won.

The promotion is available until the end of January. For more information, call Genji at (02) 317-3240. 

Strawberry bingsu at The Shilla Seoul

The Shilla Seoul’s Lounge Bar has launched a premium strawberry bingsu. Bingsu is a Korean dessert made 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.

Lunch club at JW Marriott Dongdaemun

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul’s Tavolo 24 offers a special lunch buffet from January to February on weekdays at a reasonable price. For the “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.

Strawberry afternoon tea at Novotel Dongdaemun

Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun Hotel & Residence’s Gourmet Bar presents the Strawberry Afternoon Tea promotion, using fresh strawberries in season.

The promotion features various strawberry desserts with tea, coffee, special drinks or rose sparkling wine. Customers can choose the strawberry tea set or the tea set paired with brunch. The brunch option includes an omelet, pancakes, French toast and a strawberry ricotta cheese salad.

The promotion is available every day from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. until April 12. The tea set is priced at 35,000 won for one person and 66,000 won for two.

For more information or reservations, call Gourmet Bar at (02) 3425-8102.