The Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) made it in the history books for being Asia’s first international convention center – housing paintings and sculptures of various Filipino artists and also serving as a venue for political summits, conventions and concerts of international artists.
Mesa Filipino Moderne, more popularly known as Mesa, is a Filipino restaurant chain that serves yummy Philippine dishes in a comfortable modern setting.
1952 – Don Anastacio de Alba set foot in the Philippine islands with his Casino Español experience in tow. He opened his first restaurant two years after arriving in the Philippines and called it Alba Cocina Española – a restaurant that sat on Peral Street now known as United Nations Avenue.
This cozy café celebrates Filipino coffee, cuisine and culture. It puts just as much love in the preparation of perfect hot beverages as in the cooking of delicious Pinoy food.
When the construction of the Forbes Town Center was finished, it immediately came alive with new restaurants. This includes the newly rebranded Henry’s Place by Good Earth formerly known as Good Earth.
Sumptuous seafood dishes, a relaxing ambiance, and cultural shows every single night are the very combination that makes dining at Zamboanga Restaurant special.
Established in the 1970s when the art community in Manila dominated this part of town, Café Adriatico is still as artsy as it was decades ago.
With its classical architecture, retro furniture and continental and international cuisine, Café 1771 seems like a little piece of old Europe amongst the Skyscrapers of the Ortigas Business District. The cafe was under renovation for a certain time but reopened on October 5th, 2015.
A quaint bar located in Burgos Circle, one of Taguig’s most frequented nightlife spots, Rue Bourbon is a wonderful place for drinking sessions and sampling good food.
Mario’s is popular for its Sunday lunch buffet, making it a favorite go-to place for families.
Bedrock is one of Malate’s most popular bars. Although there have been many changes in Malate in the past few years with many of Bedrock’s neighbors losing business, Bedrock, along with other Adriatico Street’s old-timers, still stands.
The detailed Moorish design of Moroccan restaurant Kasbah promises enchanted Arabian nights. Unfortunately, this establishment is already closed.
Crustasia Asian Bistro provided the visitors of Power Plant Mall with seafood and Asian fusion cuisine.
Craft provides a stage for great young bands and serves American party food for its hungry customers.
Get something sweet at Zucchero, be it coffee and cake in the afternoon or a Filipino dinner in the evening.
Wursty Wursty is all about German comfort food, offering traditional dishes such as Schnitzel as well as German-Mediterranean fast food like Doner and Kebab at affordable prices.
The design of the Brasserie Boheme by The Gustavians brought guests back to the European metropolises of the Belle Epoque.
Pinkberry offers you a dessert places where you can satisfy your sweet cravings while getting some work done. Aside from offering a variety of yogurt flavors, the Greenbelt 5 branch has plugs for charging your laptop and phone. An Internet card worth P60 good for one hour will soon be available to customers who would like to have Wi-Fi access.
Since its opening in 1996, Top of the Citi is without doubt one of the “High-End”-restaurants of Metro Manila. The menu is as spectacular as the views.
The Mandarin Oriental Manila was one of the first luxury hotels in the Central Business District when it opened in September 1976. For more than 40 years, the hotel hosted countless international stars, diplomats, businessmen and Manila's creme de la creme within its storied walls. Each year, the Metro's elite and members of the press awaited its popular Chinese New Year countdown led by its resident geomancer Joseph Chau. A new Mandarin Hotel is set to open in Makati, just across its former location, in 2020.
Cowboy Grill is one of Malate's old timers when it comes to entertainment. Many still go to Cowboy Grill on Remedios St and that of Ermita to listen to live music, drink a few beers and just have fun.
Katsu Japanese Grill combines Japanese cuisine with lounge atmosphere. Since recently they also serve lunch.
You like barbeque? Then do not miss Brazil, Brazil! This buffet restaurant puts everything on the grill.
Billiard, party food and acoustic live music are the perfect ingredients for laid-back night-outs at the Manila Bay.
There are many Hap Chan branches in Manila, but only one that serves seafood right at the bay.