Amazing April 2017 Specials at Saigon Café Restaurant

By: Arik Jahn

There are not many months in Vietnam spoiling you with two public holidays. April does, though, and let’s not forget that Easter makes an appearance as well! Saigon Café Restaurant, Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers’ in-house eatery and buffet paradise on Dong Khoi, makes sure you get to celebrate this festive April to the fullest.

With four April specials, Saigon Café Restaurant will treat you to a whole slew of feasts with wide varieties of appetising dishes at their seven live cooking stations. The four show areas make for a highly personalised dining experience – interact directly with the restaurant’s world-class chefs while they create your perfect dish.

But now, let’s get into it.

Feast Like a King: Hung King Day Buffet Dinner at Saigon Café Restaurant

In case you didn’t know: Hung Vuong was the legendary founder of the first Vietnamese state, about 3,000 years BCE. Hung King day falls on the 10th day of the 3rd lunar month, so get ready to celebrate it on Thursday, 6 April. And to celebrate, Saigon Café Restaurant has prepared a special buffet night worth a king’s ransom. But don’t worry, it comes at VND 1,300,000++ in this case.

What you can expect is nothing less than a delicious panorama of the best food Asia has to offer. Enjoy the live seafood station, the Vietnamese and Indian stations, the Pan-Asian and Japanese corners as well as some special guests on the menu including various salads, oven-roasted prime ribs with Yorkshire pudding, suckling pig, baked whole sturgeon fish in Vietnamese spices, foie gras and baby lobster cooked to order, oyster with cheese and spinach, deep-fried spring rolls, stir-fried ‘len’ snail with lemongrass-coconut milk, Korean style crispy marinated chicken wings, and much more.

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Those among you with a sweet tooth are invited to overindulge in the wonders of Saigon Café Restaurant’s dessert station, featuring bread and butter pudding, a selection of French pastries, deep-caramelised choux, baked cappuccino cheesecake, chocolate tiramisu, milk chocolate cheesecake, chocolate flourless cake, peach almond tart, Vietnamese tapioca with green bean sweep soup, and sticky rice with custard topping. Plus, the free-flowing house wine and special cocktails will make sure this festive night never runs out of fun.

Saigon Café Restaurant, Level 1, Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 88 Dong Khoi, District 1, HCMC

Hung King Day buffet dinner

Thursday, 6 April 2017

6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

VND 1,300,000++ including a free-flow of house wine, special cocktails, draft beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea

Here’s to the Easter Bunny: Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet at Saigon Café Restaurant

Easter is just around the corner. Saigon Café Restaurant invites you and yours to a traditional Easter party on Sunday, 16 April 2017. And of course, this event will most prominently boast an Easter-themed buffet brunch.

Easter at Saigon Café

Apart from boiled eggs, the menu includes Easter ham boiled in a creamy horseradish sauce, Easter rabbit stewed in mustard sauce, roast beef prime ribs served with Yorkshire pudding, a selection of chilled seafood, fresh seafood, home-made sushi and sashimi, fresh oysters and lobsters, baked whole salmon fillet, baked oysters and lobsters with cheese and bacon, foie gras, and baby lobster, scampi and flower crab all cooked to order.

But let’s not forget, there’s no Easter without sweets! On this special day, Saigon Café Restaurant’s sweet corner provides you with delicious pastries, fresh fruits and a Teppanyaki ice cream station with a huge choice of toppings, and ice cream prepared specially for you. Adults will be able to enjoy creative cocktails and all of this will come with Saigon Café Restaurant’s spectacular free-flowing wine and Champagne offer. The inventive syringe shots filled with cocktails and mojito bubbles that burst in your mouth will pleasantly pamper your palate.

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Last but not least, a kids’ buffet station will offer some culinary classics and play area to make sure your little ones enjoy the day as much as you do.

Saigon Café Restaurant, Level 1, Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 88 Dong Khoi, District 1, HCMC

Easter Sunday brunch buffet

Sunday, 16 April 2017

11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

VND 1,588,000++ including a free flow of Champagne, house wine, draft beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea

Bella Italia: (Re-)Discover the Cradle of Pasta at Saigon Café Restaurant’s Italy Theme Night Buffet

Pizza and pasta have conquered the culinary world for generations. However, Italian cuisine, with its exceptional regional diversity, is so much more than these fabulous dishes. Saigon Café Restaurant pays homage to Italy’s scrumptious variety of specialities on 21 and 22 April 2017.

Pizza Sheraton

Join the restaurant’s masterful chefs and venture through Italy’s many regional delicacies such as crusted roast pork with apple-sauce-infused grappa, baked whole bass with Italian dressing, roasted Mediterranean vegetables, grilled foie gras, lasagna di pasta, mushroom and truffle risotto, baked risotto, clams Italiano, lobster pizza, sliced beef pizza, quattro formaggi pizza, grilled eggplant with gorgonzola cheese dressing, crunchy, cheesy oven-baked polenta, and buffalo mozzarella with sundried tomatoes.

Pasta Sheraton

Italian desserts are just as much of a delight as the main courses: Italiano cream cheesecake, ricotta cheesecake, limoncello cake, creme brulee, tiramisu, and more. And don’t forget that this all comes with Saigon Café Restaurant’s signature Teppanyaki ice cream station.

Saigon Café Restaurant, Level 1, Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 88 Dong Khoi, District 1, HCMC

Italian theme night buffet

Friday and Saturday night, 21 and 22 April 2017

6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

VND 1,400,000++ including a free flow of house wine, draft beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea

Free Flow for a Free Country: Liberation Day Buffet at Saigon Café Restaurant

If you’ve visited the Reunification Palace, then you know that this is where the memorable capture of Saigon by Northern Vietnamese troops that we celebrate every 30 April came to a glorious end. This year’s Liberation Day falls on a Sunday, and, as we all know, a Sunday with a buffet is a good Sunday. And guess what? Saigon Café Restaurant has just that on offer.

Seafood Sheraton

This dinner buffet will boast a wide range of fresh seafood, Japanese specialities, a Vietnamese food corner, a noodle station and, above all, a cooked-to-order show area with live preparation of seafood and fresh meat, equipped with a carving station. Dine on the most exquisite dishes, which include oven-roasted prime ribs with Yorkshire pudding, roasted bone ham, baked whole salmon fillet, grilled foie gras, and baby lobster, scampi and flower crab all cooked to order.

The sweet corner will honour a reunified Vietnam with a choice of the country’s most appetising desserts like sweet soups (sweet corn soup, mu gon, Vietnamese coconut sticky rice and sago pudding will all made appearances) and an assortment of sweet fusions like pandan cheese cake, passion pannacotta, blueberry tart, creme caramel, strawberry trifle and, as always, the guests’ favourite Teppanyaki ice cream station with the toppings you could want. So let the free sparkling wine flow and give it up for Vietnam!

Saigon Café

Saigon Café Restaurant, Level 1, Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 88 Dong Khoi, District 1, HCMC

Liberation Day themed buffet

Saturday, 30 April 2017

6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

VND 1,400,000++ including a free flow of sparkling wine, house wine, draft beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea