Christmas in Seoul 2015
It’s that time of year again! There’s nothing like getting together with family and friends as the year draws to a close, and if you’re looking to celebrate in Christmas in Seoul 2015, look no further!
There are plenty of places putting on dinners and lunches or providing provisions throughout the festive season. We recommend getting in early and making reservations at all venues where applicable this year as seats will sell out.
Merry Christmas from all of us at 10 Mag!
Editor’s Pick: Red Christmas DJ Party
This Christmas eve will see the Harmony Ballroom of Intercontinental Seoul Coex morph into spectacular night of food, drinks, and music. Expect a high energy hip-hop dance show featuring Korea’s top DJ, KINGMCK, and his crew.
6:30pm. From W30, 000. Read more here or call 02-559-7741.
Bull & Barrel
Enjoy a full Christmas buffet of roast Turkey with all the trimmings, pigs in blankets, homemade stuffing, turkey gravy, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, mixed salad, cranberry sauce, and dessert – all with a complimentary glass of Mulled Wine.
5pm and 8pm. W40, 000. Text 010-4618-2180 or Facebook.
Gather your family and friends for a full Christmas dinner at Route 66 including turkey, ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pecan sweet potato casserole, Mac & Cheese, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy, veggies, apple pie, and pumpkin pie – one drink included in the price as well!
3:30pm. W40, 000. 02-790-6590, Facebook.
Enjoy an oven roasted turkey and trimmings with a twist this year at Wink. Diners can look forward to an array of sauces and sides, with standouts like brussel sprouts with bacon and maple vinaigrette, chipotle honey glazed pumpkin, and a pumpkin eggnog shot teamed with delicious christmas themed cookies to wrap it all up.
Pay an additional W10,000 for unlimited redrock/kloud beer, or even an addition W20, 000 for unlimited pale ale or wine! 6pm & 8pm. Starting at W35, 000. 02-6053-3529 or Facebook.
Enjoy a traditional Christmas spread this year at Wolfhound! The Irish pub will be serving up a festive dinner buffet where guests can look forward to loading up on turkey with all trimmings as well as one drink included in the price.
3:30pm. W40,000. 010-4073-7517 or 02-749-7971 or Facebook.com
Enjoy roast turkey with all the trimmings, followed by your choice of trifle of pumpkin pie for dessert, price also includes a glass of white or red wine and a free christmas shot! Also, Bedrock are one of the few venues with vegetarian options available this year.
Discounts available for bookings before December 18 or groups of more than 6 people. 330pm. W40, 000. 010-9911-5582 or Facebook.
Hair of the Dog
Come along to Hair of the Dog’s potluck party! The house will provide Roast Turkey, stuffing, dinner rolls, gravy, green beans, mashed potatoes and a pumpkin pie. while guests are encouraged to bring a dish of their own as well to share.
If you’re not in a food coma yet then keep the festivities going on Christmas night at Hidden Cellar with eggnog for W5, 000, 3 Christmas shots for W10, 000 and plenty of beer specials into the evening.
Enjoy an international Christmas dinner at Craftworks Namsan on Christmas Eve! Guests can look forward to delicious dishes from around the globe and U.S. mulled wine or Puerto Rican eggnog with all reservations before December 20th.
6:30pm W35,000. email@example.com or Facebook
Hair of the dog
Dress to impress in your holiday worst this year for Hair of the Dog’s Christmas Eve Ugly Sweater Party. The more cringe worthy, the better! Anticipate santa’s arrival with a night of soul tunes, eggnog, mulled wine and hideous knitwear – prizes will be given for ugliest sweater!
7pm. No Cover. Facebook
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Enjoy a special four course dinner on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day from 6pm – 9pm. Those looking for something off the beaten path to fill their plates this Christmas will see no end in interesting dishes at Made.
This year’s menu includes arancini, beet salad, duck meatballs, duck confit, pork belly porchetta, mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy, chestnut and sausage stuffing, mac & cheese, creamed kale, tiramisu, and olive oil cake with eggnog ice cream for dessert.
6pm. 02-512-1050. Facebook.
Manhattan Grill at Renaissance Seoul
On both Christmas Eve and Christmas day, Manhattan Grill are offering an exclusive festive 5 course menu. Kicking off with Norwegian salmon ceviche and English style clam chowder in a sour bread bowl, followed by garlic toast and cranberry crumpet.
Then enjoy a main course of grilled U.S beef tenderloin steak with Lobster thermidor style. Finish off the meal with the strawberry fritter, sherbet, and plum bonbon.
W149, 000. 02-2222-8637.
Feel like spreading some Christmas cheer this season? Throughout the month up until the 23rd of December, Thunderhorse will be running a Christmas Donation Drive to benefit the homeless and underprivileged families.
If you’re heading to a gig and would like to take part, all you need to do is bring along your donations and staff will be happy to accept them.
Items being accepted as part of the drive include Food (nonperishable, nutritious), Toiletries, Clothes and Children’s toys or books. Find out what’s on this month at their Facebook page.
Tartine will be selling a full range of Christmas themed pies, cakes, and cookies adorned in plenty of Christmas cheer to fill the centre piece of your dessert table this season.
3-Alley will have special catering packages available throughout December – perfect for large christmas get togethers.