Compiled by SAMANTHA COOMBER
Neighbours with RBCS, Hard Rock Café (HRC) provides a fun alternative for corporate entertaining with Hard Rock’s distinctive F&B and fully-serviced, customised events venue equipped with superior visual facilities. The basement area incorporates a VIP section, stage and dance zone, and can be privately hired for product launches and networking events for up to 400 guests, while a main dining area holds 200 seated. The ground-level, street-side Blue Lounge bar and patio caters for 110, suitable for cocktail and buffet receptions. HRC’s new focus on promotions aimed at meetings and events includes “New Venue Meeting Packages” (minimum 30) with different value adds.
T : +84 (0) 8 6291 7595
W : www.hardrockcafe.vn
Hanoi Horison Hotel has reopened last December after a comprehensive overhaul as Pullman Hanoi – Vietnam’s first Pullman and one of the capital’s most modern properties positioned near Hanoi’s diplomatic area and Giang Vo Exhibition Centre. Its La Cheminée restaurant offers local and internationally-inspired classics, from a sumptuous buffet to fine wines; versatile for functions such as themed dinners (maximum 250 seated) and available for private hire. Lobby-located Mint Bar offers a large yet intimate space available as a cocktail party venue, as does the second-floor pool terrace overlooking the city (200 cocktail-style). Larger events can be accommodated in the 560-square-metre pillar-less ballroom. Some of its previous customers include the US Embassy and APEC delegates.
T : +84 (0)4 3733 0808
W : www.accorhotels.com/7579
SUMMER IN THE PARK
A luxurious colonial-style hotel in HCMC’s central downtown, and recipient of numerous business traveller awards, Park Hyatt Saigon (PHS) offers impeccable service with sophisticated meeting and special event spaces catering to groups of all sizes – with past clients like Estee Lauder and MasterCard.
HS’s new promotions include “Terrace Tapas and Peroni Beers” on Italian Opera Restaurant’s shaded alfresco terrace overlooking the Opera House. These buckets of ice-cold beers and Mediterranean tapas are perfect for post-meeting gatherings. The opera’s terrace offers a semi-private customised dining space for eight to 40 patrons. The spacious balcony off first-floor Square One Restaurant is also available for private groups of up to 120. PHS now offers “Vespa Food Tours” to incentive groups – a fun, interactive way to discover Saigon’s cuisine.
T : +84 (0) 8 3824 1234
W : www.parkhyattsaigon.com
Restaurant Bobby Chinn Saigon (RBCS) is the new flagship restaurant of the celebrity chef, award-winning TV host, author and restaurateur. Located in a premier business location, it fuses casual yet elegant dining with modern global cuisine, paired with world-class wines and cutting-edge cocktails. Multi-functional RBCS can tweak layout, ambience and size based on client requirements, assisted by hanging silk drapes. There’s a well-stocked “active” bar (a destination in itself), indoor-outdoor lounge areas and a central catwalk, with top-notch lighting and sound systems, leading out from the stage.
With a maximum capacity of 300 cocktail-style, small group receptions, classroom and sit-down dinners and large promotional branding dinners can be held. Brands hosted here include Chanel and HSBC.