New culinary programs at Continental Hotel Saigon
By Dat Tien in HCMC
Four-star Continental Hotel Saigon in the center of HCMC is a popular venue for tourists wanting to experience traditional Vietnamese food in combination with European and Chinese cuisines. The hotel is currently offering new culinary programs, promising unique experiences and tastes for gastronomers.
|Foreign tourists at Venezia Restaurant - Photo: Courtesy of Saigontourist|
The hotel’s Continental Palace Restaurant is also a familiar place to organize weddings, birthday parties, buffet parties, cocktail receptions, exhibitions and conferences for up to 500 people, and the Continental Patio is perfect for a rendez-vous. Both are offering a promotion including 5% discount on party lunch, free appetizer and drinks for wedding parties and bridal room for newlyweds with bookings of more than 26 party tables.
Cocktail parties can be arranged at both restaurants with 14 dishes priced at VND240,000 per person, a buffet with 35 to 41 choices priced at VND350,000-VND450,000 per person, an Asian, European and Chinese menu featuring seven dishes priced at VND140,000-VND270,000 per person, and a menu for wedding parties with more than 170 Asian and Chinese dishes at a price of VND2.7 million per table. Moreover, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the Continental Palace Restaurant is offering a new menu with two sets of European and four sets of Vietnamese-Chinese dishes priced at VND250,000 per set.
Venezia Restaurant, overlooking the municipal theater and busy Dong Khoi Street, can seat up to 100 guests and is a favorite venue for European cuisine. For breakfast, served from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., the restaurant is offering traditional Vietnamese dishes such as pho (noodle soup), hu tiu ca (noodle and fish) and mi hai san (seafood noodle) in combination with European dishes including Continental breakfast and American breakfast.
From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. diners will be served set menus featuring pasta selections including spaghetti, lasagna, pizza, ravioli, panzerotti and gnocchi, made in traditional Italian style with meat and seafood from the Mediterranean region.
La Dolce Vita Bar, a romantic open-air café, is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. everyday and offers cakes, coffee, fruit juices, tea, sandwiches and Italian ice-cream.
Continental Hotel Saigon is located at 132 Dong Khoi Street, HCMC’s District 1, tel: (08) 3829 9201.