- Puerto Galera
Established over 25 years ago, Cafe Ysabel has been a firm favourite for locals and tourists alike. Specialising in Kapampangan and international cuisine, diners can enjoy dishes such as hot smoked miso glazed honey salmon served with wasabi mayonnaise, the classic Chateaubriand and braised lamb shanks served with truffled mash potatoes and grape salad in an antique Filipino house. Open daily for breakfast lunch and dinner. Bookings recommended.
Address: 455 P. Guevarra Street, San Juan Metro
Telephone: (632) 726 9326
With a Caribbean flavour and colourful laid-back atmosphere, Cafe Caribana is the perfect location for a relaxing meal out. Dine on Jamaican Jerk Boneless Chicken in this charming two-storey house, or enjoy a fruity yet powerful cocktail at the Jamaican-themed bar. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Address: 628 J. Nakpil Street, Malate
Telephone: (02) 524 8421
This classy restaurant located at Clark Freeport in Manila is the perfect place for a fancy night out. With chic and sophisticated décor, and a vast collection of wines (some up to 40 years old), diners can sip on fine wines and enjoy classic French dishes like the baked pumpkin & crab gnocchi with horseradish sauce and tomato concasse, or the pan fried veal picatta served with warm potato salad, broccoli florets and beurre noisette sauce. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Reservations essential.
Address: Clark Freeport, Pampanga
Telephone: (632) 844 5796
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