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2019.5.16 Hotel Events

May 16,2019
The Grand Hilton Seoul

May 17
: The Grand Hilton Seoul, located in Seodaemun District, western Seoul, is hosting a garden wine dinner party to enjoy the beautiful May weather between spring and summer.

The garden wine dinner party will be held on May 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the “Lotus Hill’’ outdoor garden on the second floor of the hotel.

A buffet including Korean, Western and Japanese dishes prepared by the hotel’s master chefs will be served on each table with abalone and lobster specialties. It is also a great place to enjoy a romantic dinner including a glass of red and white wine.

In particular, guests will be able to enjoy a live vocal jazz performance in the outdoor gardens, and can also enjoy a variety of lucky draw events; the prizes will be a Grand Hilton Seoul stay, and a buffet restaurant dinner ticket. The price is 110,000 won ($92) per person, and it will be held inside the hotel in case of rain.

Grand Hilton Seoul: (02) 3216-5656

Yeonhui-ro 353, Seodaemun District


JW Marriott Seoul

Through June 29
: JW Marriott Seoul’s The Margaux Grill celebrates the arrival of summer with “Grill in the Secret Garden,” an immersive epicurean experience taking place in a magical, lush urban garden. Bringing together live jazz, exciting cooking performances from master grill chefs, barbecue and semi-buffet cuisine, wines and herbal cocktails, “Grill in the Secret Garden” once again sets a new standard for cutting-edge gourmet cuisine in the Korean capital. The garden is open only on Fridays and Saturdays until June 29 for dinner.

Designed by Olson Kundig, renowned for using nature-inspired theme in buildings, The Margaux Grill’s urban garden evokes the magic of a European secret garden, planted with a lush variety of grasses, herbs, plants and trees. Live performances are curated by Sookyung Jun, music director at celebrated hybrid media sound production company Keats Seoul, featuring a live trio band and scores composed exclusively for JW Marriott Seoul to combine a postmodern base with jazz elements.

Dinner at “Grill in the Secret Garden” features a menu thoughtfully crafted by JW Marriott Seoul’s star-studded team of culinary and beverage experts. An unlimited selection of salads and appetizers is served at table, accompanied by a succession of freshly grilled meat cuts throughout the evening. Premium rotisserie meats are cooked slowly to yield irresistibly tender textures, while master grill chefs prepare and carve diverse cuts at a spectacular live station. Mains include Surf & Turf, combining The Margaux Grill’s own house-aged steak with premium fresh seafood, while a selection of desserts rounds off an evening of perfect indulgence.

All dinner guests are offered a complimentary signature Mobo Bar cocktail, mixed by bartenders from fresh herbs grown in their own greenhouse.

Dinner is priced at 120,000 won per person, including one signature cocktail at Mobo Bar. Unlimited beer is served if 20,000 won is added on top of the bill for food.

JW Marriott Seoul: (02) 6282-6262

176 Sinbanpo-ro, Seocho District


The Westin Chosun Seoul

Through Aug. 31
: Lounge & Bar of The Westin Chosun Seoul provides special summer desserts of Shaved Ice with fruits and Parfait to keep you cool during the hot summertime.

To serve the best summer desserts, Lounge & Bar carefully selects seasonal fruits, such as watermelon and green grape, harvested at their peak of flavor and texture. Shaved ice with watermelon is served in a watermelon bowl, topped with watermelon juice ice cubes and seed-shaped chocolate. Lounge & Bar uses watermelons grown on fertile soil between the riverside of the Nakdong River and Mount Gaya in North Gyeongsang. Lounge & Bar also provides Shaved ice with green grape. To make the dessert, Lounge & Bar makes green grape juice, freezes the juice for three days and then shaves the ice cubes to make light and fluffy ice. The first thing guests will see is a generous amount of green grape covering the fluffy ice. Both of the shaved ice desserts are available for 36,000 won.

To present a sweet summer to guests, Lounge & Bar also offers a grape parfait. Various ingredients, such as fresh whipped cream, homemade grape sorbet, honey, orange sauce, panna cotta and feuilletage are layered. Guests can enjoy the parfait at 27,000 won.

The JW Marriott Seoul launches the first-of-its-kind “Grill in the Secret Garden,” reaffirming status as the capital’s premier gourmet destination.

The Westin Chosun Seoul: (02) 771-0500

106 Sogong-ro, central Seoul


Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas and InterContinental Seoul COEX

Through Aug. 31
: As summer draws closer and an early heat wave hits Seoul, Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas and InterContinental Seoul COEX announced that their seasonal bingsu has been launched. New menus introduced this year include the Retro Mugwort Bingsu and Healthy Moringa Bingsu.

Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas and its treasured deli, The Lobby Lounge, presents Retro Mugwort Bingsu and Cloud Mango Bingsu. The Retro Mugwort Bingsu is a new dish made with Korean traditional health food ingredients including mugwort, injeolmi (rice cake), red beans and granola introducing the sweetness of milk and red beans meeting the aromatic mugwort and creating a healthy and tasty summer delight. Cloud Mango Bingsu is a steady-seller from prior seasons, featuring shaved milk and mascarpone cream cheese ice embellished with fresh mango fruit and mango pudding, as well as a canopy of cloudy cotton candy atop a sugar pillar covering the bingsu. This dish is not only sweet to the eye but also to the mouth, and is offered at 48,000 won while the Retro Mugwort Bingsu is available at 38,000 won. There are also takeout bingsu for single servings with the same recipes and much more reasonable prices of 18,000 and 13,000 won for each kind of bingsu respectively.

InterContinental Seoul COEX and its colorful Lobby Lounge presents a range of choices, including the Healthy Moringa Bingsu, Cotton Candy Mango Bingsu and Classic Red Bean Bingsu. The Healthy Moringa Bingsu is a new item fresh this season comprising moringa, a health food abundant in vitamins and good for blood vessels, and sweet potato fries, which are known to have warm characteristics in Korean traditional medicine matching that of moringa, a cool food. The Classic Red Bean Bingsu is a guest favorite, topped with handmade barley ice cream and sticky rice cake, all made at the hotel and fresh fruit, offering a sweet-and-sour sensation. The Cotton Candy Mango Bingsu has also been renewed by increasing by 30 percent the amount of mango flesh used for mango lovers. Mango sauce and sorbet have also been added to the bingsu to add a soft texture. The price for Healthy Moringa Bingsu and Cotton Candy Mango Bingsu is 45,000 won and Classic Red Bean Bingsu is offered at 35,000 won.

Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas: (02) 555-5656

Teheran-ro 521, Gangnam District


InterContinental Seoul COEX: (02) 3430-8888

Bongeunsa-ro 524, Gangnam District