New World Saigon Hotel
76 Le Lai St., Dist. 1
Tel: (08) 3 822 8888
To welcome the Year of the Dragon Master Chef Ho Wing Sang and his team have put together a selection of mouthwatering family friendly menus offering the best selections from their Chinese kitchen. Guests can choose from three nine-course family set menus featuring delicacies such as Suckling Pig, Abalone, Braised Oysters with Chinese Mushrooms or Ostrich Fillets with Macadamia Nuts. The family set menus are available until January 31, everyday from 12 noon to 2:30 p.m. or from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., with prices starting at VND672,000 per person excluding tax and service charges.
Beyond this, an outstanding selection of Dim Sum awaits all Dynasty guests. Offered January 24-31, the creations include Oyster Sea Moss Dumplings, Crispy Squid Balls, Chicken Asparagus Dumplings and more.
The special dim sum offer is available daily from 12 noon to 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and priced at VND88,000 per dish, excluding tax and service charges.
The Lunar New Year buffet is available on January 23 only, and priced at VND882,000 per person, excluding tax and service charges. Include free drink. Reservations are recommended.
Sofitel Saigon Plaza
17 Le Duan St., Dist. 1
Tel: (08) 3 824 1555
To extend the festivities, come and enjoy the Tet Sunday Brunch on January 22 at Café Rivoli with signature traditional Vietnamese dishes for the Lunar New Year such as pork cooked with boiled chicken eggs and fish sauce, bitter gourds stuffed with pork paste, glutinous rice cakes and preserved lettuce.
A free flow of soft drinks and healthy selection of juices at VND900,000++ per adult or unlimited Champagne and imported wines at VND1,200,000++ per adult. Savor a day-long extravagant buffet from January 23 to 26 with many Asian and Western dishes.
Have your fill of special Vietnamese festive food including royal meat rolls, pork pies bamboo shoots, jellied meat and delicious Chinese Dim Sum. Free flow of house wine, beer and soft drinks will accompany your dinner. VND450,000++ per person for lunch, VND850,000++ per person for dinner. Half prices for children aged 6-12.
Legend Hotel Saigon
2A-4A Ton Duc Thang St., Dist. 1
Tel: (08) 3 823 3333; ext. 189/190
From 22 to 25 January Legend Hotel Saigon's Atrium Café will serve a spectacular Tet buffet. Its experienced local chefs will add to the restaurant's international buffet traditional Tet specialties and authentic delicacies from all over Vietnam. Diners can feast on bánh chưng, bánh tét (sticky rice cake), thá»‹t kho tàu (braised pork), giò thủ (pig's head paste), dưa hành (pickled welsh onion), củ kiá»‡u (pickled scallion heads), and many other traditional Tet dishes.
The dishes will be complemented with a free flow of drinks.
The Tet buffet is priced at VND500,000++ for lunch (11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.), VND720,000++ for Sunday brunch (11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) and VND840,000++ for dinner (6 p.m. to 10 p.m.). For children from four to 12, it is half the price.
10 Tho Nhuom St., Hoan Kiem Dist.
"¢ Tuesday: Hanoi Pub Quiz
25 Truc Bach St., Ba Dinh Dist.
A lounge and cafe with a mix of Vietnamese, Western, and Arabic foods as well as many shishas.
"¢ Happy hours: Every day from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Buy 1 get 1 free: Carlsberg Draught Beer
KP5, Mui Ne, Phan Thiet
Tel: (062) 3 849 849
The Pandanus Resort is offering a gourmet getaway weekend promotion for only US$199.00++ per twin share (two people).
The package includes two nights' accommodation in a superior room (check-in either Friday or Saturday), daily breakfast buffet, and a Saturday evening poolside barbecue buffet with an extensive selection of Vietnamese and international entrées, a variety of salads, pastas, desserts and fresh barbecued seafood.
Guests can also use the tennis and badminton courts, bicycles, game room, fitness center, wifi, and the largest swimming pool in the province.
The promotion is valid until March 31, 2012.