19 places to get your Christmas dinner

Restaurant Guide

19 places to get your Christmas dinner

by: Groove Staff | Groove Korea (groovekorea.com) | December 19, 2012
Suji'sCuisine: American, International
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Review:
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Hours: Tuesday: 11:00-23:00
Thursday: 11:00-23:00
Saturday: 11:00-23:00
: 11:00-23:00
: 9:00-23:00
Sunday: 9:00-22:00
Address:
34-16, 2nd & 3rd floor, Itaewon-dong,
Yongsan-gu , 11
South Korea
Phone: (‬02‭) ‬794-7024
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Are you in the mood for a Christmas feast, but don’t know where to start? Groove Korea teamed up with SunnySmartShopping to bring you this list of Seoul’s best holiday dinners. From your classic turkey and fixings to oakwood-smoked salmon and Australian beef, there’s something on this list for all price levels.

Suji’s
Suji’s in Itaewon is offering their traditional Suji’s Famous Christmas Dinner Buffet‭.‬
When‭:‬‭ ‬Dec‭. ‬25
Menu‭:‬‭ ‬Turkey and all the fixings
Price‭:‬‭ ‬40,000‭ ‬won‭ (‬price varies according to sets‭)‬
For reservations‭:‬‭ (‬02‭) ‬794-7024
Directions‭:‬‭ ‬Itaewon Station‭, ‬Exit 2‭. ‬Walk toward Noksapyung Station on the MacDonald’s side of the street‭; ‬go right to the end of the street and turn left‭; ‬Suji’s is right around the corner on the second floor‭. ‬
Wolfhound Pub
Enjoy Christmas dinner with your friends at one of Seoul’s most popular pubs‭. ‬Book your seat soon‭, ‬as this special Wolfhound event fills up fast‭. ‬
When‭:‬‭ ‬Dec‭. ‬25‭, ‬3‭ ‬p.m‭.‬
Menu‭:‬‭ ‬Breads‭, ‬soups‭, ‬salads‭, ‬turkey‭, ‬stuffing‭, ‬sausages‭, ‬chicken‭, ‬seafood‭, ‬potatoes‭, ‬rice‭, ‬noodles‭, ‬vegetables‭, ‬desserts and more‭.‬
Price‭:‬‭ ‬TBD
For reservations‭:‬‭ ‬wolfhoundpub@gmail.com
Directions‭:‬‭ ‬From Itaewon subway station‭, ‬go out Exit 4‭ ‬and double back‭. ‬At the intersection‭, ‬turn right‭. ‬Walk straight and turn right down‭ ‬the first alley and Wolfhound is on your right about 40‭ ‬meters down‭. ‬
Beer O’Clock
Beer O’Clock in Sincheon has informed us that they will be having an afternoon dinner on either Saturday or Sunday‭. ‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬22‭, ‬afternoon
Menu‭: ‬Turkey and all the fixings
Price‭: ‬TBD
For reservations‭: ‬‭(‬02‭) ‬3339-733
Location‭: ‬Sinchon station‭, ‬Exit 1‭. ‬Go straight and take your first right‭. ‬Go through a busy intersection‭, ‬count three alleys and turn left‭. ‬It’s on the left‭.  ‬
Big Rock
Big Rock in Gangnam is another place that puts on a classic Christmas dinner every year‭. ‬Expect some great food in a cosy‭, ‬freindly atmosphere‭. ‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬25‭ (‬tentative‭)‬
Menu‭:‬‭ ‬Turkey and all the fixings
Price‭:‬‭ ‬40,000‭ ‬won‭ (‬price may change‭)‬
For reservations‭:‬‭ (‬02‭) ‬539-6650
Location‭:‬‭ ‬Gangnam Station‭, ‬Exit 7‭. ‬Take a right and go behind the Starbucks‭; ‬go straight up the hill without turning‭; ‬the brewery will be‭ ‬on your left‭.‬
Okitchen
Okitchen offers on a great spread at Christmas every year‭. ‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬24‭, ‬25
Menu‭:‬‭ ‬“Christmas special”‭ ‬but‭ ‬specifics are pending
Price‭:‬‭ ‬80,000‭ ‬won‭ ‬
For reservations‭:‬‭ (‬02‭) ‬797-6420
Location‭:‬‭ ‬Itaewon Station‭, ‬Exit 2‭, ‬go straight and make third right You’ll see OK2‭ ‬Kitchen on your left‭.‬
Atrium Café‭
Splurge at the Atrium Café for a full course turkey dinner‭. ‬Make a reservation or get left out in the cold‭.  ‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬24-25
Menu‭: ‬Christmas food‭, ‬main is turkey and steak
Price‭: ‬72,000‭ ‬won‭ / ‬82,000‭ ‬won per person‭ (‬plus tax‭) ‬
For reservations‭: ‬‭(‬02‭) ‬2287-8270
Location‭: ‬Between Line 3‭ ‬Nokbeon and Hongje Stations at Grand Hilton
Alpine Deli‭
Available throughout December‭, ‬Alpine Deli’s Christmas gift basket is a perfect gift to bring to a party‭.
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬1-31
Menu‭: ‬Vanilla‭, ‬almond‭, ‬cinnamon cookies‭, ‬British style fruitcake‭, ‬chocolate Santas‭, ‬and gingerbread houses
Price‭: ‬various‭ ‬
Phone number‭: ‬‭(‬02‭) ‬287-8274‭ ‬
Location‭: ‬Between Nokbeon and Hongje stations at Grand Hilton Hotel
Chef Meili
Chef Meili puts together a reliable and affordable Christmas menu every year‭. ‬Dine in or take out‭. ‬Get a group of about 23‭ ‬people together‭, ‬and they will prepare it any time in December‭. ‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬24-25
Menu‭:‬‭ ‬Turkey and all the fixings
Price‭:‬‭ ‬40,000‭ ‬won‭ (‬price varies according to sets‭)‬
For reservations‭:‬‭ (‬02‭) ‬794-7024
Location‭:‬‭ ‬Located beside Gecko’s Terrace‭, ‬across from the Hamilton Hotel in Itaewon
Buffet Restaurant
Located at Grand Hilton Hotel‭, ‬go upscale at the Buffet Restaurant with a unique take on Christmas dinner‭. ‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬1-31
Buffet‭: ‬Smoked duck with Hungarian salad and mango chutney‭, ‬beef fondue and Christmas dessert‭.‬
Price‭: ‬lunch 60,000‭ ‬won‭, ‬dinner 68,000‭ ‬won‭ (‬plus tax‭)‬
For reservations‭: ‬‭(‬02‭) ‬2287-8271
Location‭: ‬Between Nokbeon and Hongje stations‭ ‬
Oliva in Daejeon
Looking for an alternative to your traditional turkey dinner‭? ‬Oliva in Deajeon‭ (‬previously called Swan Restaurant‭) ‬has put together a menu centered around lobster and‭ ‬“hanwoo‭,‬”‭ ‬or Korean beef‭.‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬21-25
Price‭: ‬99,200‭ ‬won‭ (‬no tax‭)‬
For reservations‭: ‬‭(‬042‭) ‬867-5141‭ ‬
Location‭: ‬Daejeon‭  ‬Yousung-gu‭, ‬Doroung-dong 3F‭, ‬Deajeon Kotrex building
MoMo café
Save some money and skip the restaurant turkey‭: ‬MoMo Café’s Sky Garden Barbeque promises not to disappoint‭. ‬If you book a year-end party‭, ‬they will give you a voucher for 10‭ ‬percent off‭ ‬of all drinks on your bill‭.‬
When‭: ‬Through Dec‭. ‬31
Menu‭: ‬The Sky Garden Barbeque consists of fish‭, ‬beef‭, ‬main dishes‭, ‬salad‭, ‬plus a seasonal dessert
Price‭: ‬45,000‭ ‬won‭ (‬plus tax‭)‬
For reservations‭: ‬‭(‬02‭) ‬2638-3024
Location‭: ‬Yeongdeungpo Market Station‭, ‬Line 5‭, ‬Exit 4‭ ‬
La Table‭ ‬
Here’s another turkey alternative‭. ‬Ibis Hotel’s La Table has a Chrsitmas menu based on‭ ‬“well-being”‭ ‬Bulgarian dishes‭. ‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬24-31‭ ‬
Bulgarian buffet‭: ‬Bulgarian salad‭, ‬moussaka‭, ‬spinach cheese dish‭, ‬grilled pork with Bulgarian sauce
For reservations‭: ‬‭(‬02‭) ‬3011-8120
Location‭: ‬Solleung Station‭, ‬Line 2‭, ‬Exit 1‭ ‬and walk to the east by Teheran-ro for 10‭ ‬minutes till you reach the hotel situated behind POSCO‭.‬
Sables
Sables is as reliable as it gets for Christmas grub‭, ‬but you’ll have to be signed in by an American serviceperson to gain entry to the Yongsan U.S‭. ‬Army base‭. ‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬24-25
For reservations‭: ‬‭(‬02‭) ‬790-0016‭ ‬ext‭. ‬6445
Location‭: ‬Inside the Yongsan U.S‭. ‬Army base at Dragon Hill Lodge
The Mezzanine
This is another on-base option‭. ‬Located at Dragon Hill Lodge‭, ‬The Mezzanine offers an early Christmas luncheon this year‭. ‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬12-13
Menu‭: ‬Holiday buffet
Price‭: ‬$16
For reservations‭: ‬790-0016‭ ‬ext‭. ‬6445
Location‭: ‬Inside the Yongsan U.S‭. ‬Army base at Dragon Hill Lodge
The Deli
Either sit down in The Deli at Dragon Hill Lodge on Yongsan U.S‭. ‬Army base or they’re willing to deliver it as far as Gate 1‭ ‬or Gate 13‭ ‬for pickup‭.‬
When‭: ‬Throughout December‭ ‬
Menu‭: ‬Turkey and all the fixings
Price‭: ‬$109.95‭ ‬
Phone‭: ‬‭(‬02‭) ‬790-0016‭ ‬ext‭. ‬6445‭.‬
Location‭: ‬Inside the Yongsan U.S‭. ‬Army base at Dragon Hill Lodge
Banquet Hall at Renaissance Hotel in Seoul
Renaissance Hotel’s Banquet Hall has three sets to choose from‭. ‬A great option for those not into turkey‭, ‬Banquet Hall centers their Christmas menu around oakwood smoked salmon‭, ‬Australian beef and smoked duck breast‭.‬
When‭: ‬Dec‭. ‬1-31
For reservations‭: ‬‭(‬02‭) ‬555-0501
Set A‭: ‬70,000‭ ‬won for Renaissance style oakwood smoked salmon‭, ‬capers‭, ‬grilled Australian rib eye beef with peppercorn sauce‭, ‬bread‭, ‬salad‭, ‬soup‭, ‬dessert and tea‭.‬
Set B‭: ‬75,000‭ ‬won for seasonal butter vegetables‭, ‬potatoes‭, ‬homemade shrimp terrine with smoked salmon and honey mustard sauce‭, ‬mixed green vegetables and smoked turkey with cranberry dressing‭, ‬Australian beef tenderloin and red wine sauce‭, ‬gianduja chocolate mousse with raspberry sauce‭, ‬bread‭, ‬salad‭, ‬soup‭, ‬dessert and tea‭.‬
Set C‭: ‬80,000‭ ‬won for smoked duck breast with fruit chutney and orange sauce‭, ‬Australian beef tenderloin‭, ‬baked king prawn with port wine sauce‭, ‬vegetables‭, ‬potatoes‭, ‬bread‭, ‬salad‭, ‬soup‭, ‬dessert and tea‭ ‬
Location‭: ‬Yeoksam Station‭, ‬Exit 8‭, ‬and Seolleung Station‭, ‬Exit 5‭, ‬on Line 2‭ ‬at Renaissance Hotel in Seoul‭.‬
Do it yourself‭ ‬
Hadden House Market
Turkey prices‭:‬‭ ‬8‭ ‬kg‭ (‬100,338‭), ‬
9‭ ‬kg‭ (‬113,940‭) ‬
Phone‭:‬‭ (‬02‭) ‬794-0511
Hannam Market‭
Phone‭:‬‭ (‬02‭) ‬702-3313
Costco
Locations in Seoul‭, ‬Ilsan