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Around the Hotels

By Im Eun-byel

Published : April 13, 2018 - 16:13

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Cherry blossom afternoon at Grand Hyatt Seoul

Grand Hyatt Seoul hotel’s dining cafe Gallery offers afternoon tea buffet, under the concept of spring cherry blossom. The hotel took advantage of its location, surrounded by blooming spring flowers.

As the cafe’s decoration was inspired by a garden of cherry blossoms, bouquets of flowers are placed around the Gallery. Around 17 kinds of pastel toned desserts are prepared, along with coffee and tea.

The buffet is prepared every day from 1:30 to 5 p.m. From Monday to Thursday, the afternoon tea buffet costs 40,000 won. On the weekends and Friday, the price is set at 50,000 won. For more information or reservation, call (02) 799-8615.

Preserving regional delicacies at Park Hyatt Seoul 

Park Hyatt Seoul’s The Lounge presents a special dinner course with the theme of “The Ark of Taste.” As the hotel has been participating in the global project of preserving regional specialties and cuisines, it is offering a set course aiming to promote Korean delicacies.

For the gourmet dinner, The Lounge chose five local ingredients which have been included in the list of “The Ark of Taste”-- Jeju green soybeans, Jeju black pork, blue abalone, agar-agar and pheasant yeot.

The menu will be offered from April 20 to June 5, at a price of 90,000 won. Diners can enjoy the meal from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call The Lounge at (02) 2016-1205.

Taste of spring flowers at Conrad Seoul

Diners who would like to enjoy spring from a different perspective can visit Conrad Seoul.

The hotel’s rooftop grill bar 37 Grill presents a “37 Grill Cherry Blossom course” menu, decorating the dishes with spring flowers. A cherry blossom eclair is offered as dessert. The seasonal course menu is priced at 145,000 won per person.

After the meal, diners can head to 37 bar at the hotel, to taste seven different kinds of seasonal spring cocktails decorated with flowers, including Blossom Martini, featuring the scent of cherry blossom. The drinks cost 25,000 won per person.

For more information, call Conrad Seoul at (02) 6137-7000.

Wedding fair at Sheraton Seoul D Cube City 

Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel is to host “Spring Whisper Wedding Fair” to share the latest trend of planning a romantic small wedding.

Responding to the local market’s needs, the fair’s main concept is “small and private weddings.” At the fair, three different styles of wedding ceremony will be demonstrated.

While a skilled wedding concierge team is present at the hotel, the guests are welcomed to consult with other professional wedding brands, regarding the arrangement of flowers, choosing wedding dresses and making invitation cards.

The fair will take place on April 20, from 7:30 to 9:10 p.m. at the hotel. As advanced reservation is necessarily required, call (02) 2211-1900 for more information.

Chef’s afternoon tea plating at Millennium Seoul Hilton

For a sweet and satisfying weekend afternoon, Millennium Seoul Hilton’s delicatessen Cilantro Deli offers an afternoon tea set, under the presence of its pastry chef.

On Saturdays and Sundays, 2:30 to 6 p.m., guests can enjoy some afternoon tea, including sandwiches, boutique cakes and fruit tarts, accompanied by coffee, tea or juice of choice.

While the menu may seem ordinary, the delicatessen added a fun twist to it, by having the pastry chef prepare the foods next to the guests’ tables. The chef will plate the foods on the sides of the tables.

The afternoon tea is priced at 40,000 won per person. For reservations, call Cilantro Deli at (02) 317-3064.