8 romantic restaurants in Manila to celebrate your anniversary
Heading to Manila with your special someone? Then you’ll be glad to know that the most exciting city in South East Asia is a treasure trove of romantic spots, making it the perfect city to spend your anniversary. Whether you are looking for special activities to do or simply finding a romantic restaurant for a special night out, Manila has it all.
From the beautiful historic centre of Intramuros to the hustle and bustle of Makati, finding romantic restaurants in Manila won’t be difficult.
Here are 8 for you to check out:
1- Galileo Enoteca
The coolest thing about the restaurant is its somewhat secret location. Getting there itself seems like a bit of an adventure in itself which helps to create the charm of the experience. The menu here is focused on Italian and you will enjoy a good range of cold cuts paired well with the wine menu. If wine and cheese is your thing, then you are in for a treat.
2- Red the Setting
Red is the colour and while it may seem dramatic to deck out your restaurant in purely red furniture, it certainly makes for an intimate setting for a romantic anniversary meal. The restaurant in cosy but elegant and there are plenty of romantic corners where you and your partner will enjoy privacy in a public setting. The continental menu offers a find range of options and don’t forget to order the Chocolate Dome for dessert.
Sala has an exclusive vibe which makes it perfect for anniversary meals. It also happens to be located just a hop and skip away from Makati Avenue which makes it easy to find, if you can get a reservation. Everything from the doors right down to the table cloth has been selected to make you and your partner feel like stars on a night out. The menu is modern and European. Expect a good range of meat dishes.
4- Café Ysabel
This fine dining institution has been around for two decades and when you step onto the premises, you will understand why. The place is furnished with old pieces in an ancestral home, which work well to transport you back in time and create a truly intimate and romantic atmosphere for your anniversary.
5- Lolo Dad’s Café
This establishment offers and a relaxing and cozy atmosphere in an unpretentious yet charming fine dining restaurant. All of the dishes are exquisite and with award winning chef Ariel Manuel at the helm, you’ll struggle to order the wrong thing. It’s a great spot to hit if you’re looking to impress your partner on your anniversary.
6- Champagne Room
Class is the best word to describe this up market establishment. Everything from fine china to crystal palm trees await you in what is one of the best fine dining establishments in the city. To top things off, the menu will delight you with its selection of fine French cuisine.
If you are the type of couple that wants a quiet and more intimate spot, then Ninyo is your best bet. The restaurant is set in a refurbished old house and there is even a zed garden to elevate the peaceful atmosphere. The menu offers a unique fusion of French and Japanese cuisine and each dish looks like a separate work of art.
Stepping into Lemuria will make you feel as though you just stumbled upon a family restaurant in the middle of the French countryside. The menu boasts a fantasic French-Mediterranean cuisine as well as a fine range of other classic French gourmet dishes such as escargot in herb butter.
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