Restaurants

Top Choice International in Port Barton

Jambalaya Cajun Cafe

A homey and quirky vibe and a great beachfront location makes Jambalaya the place to hang in Port Barton. Yes the signature seafood jambalaya (P350) and gumbo (P300) are expensive, but they just about feed two. Deli…
Top Choice International in Tagaytay & Lake Taal

Antonio’s

One of the finest restaurants in the country, this upscale eatery offers the chance to rub elbows with politicians and oligarchs over delicious and delightfully presented dishes – if you can get a reservation. Seati…
Top Choice Filipino in Taal

Feliza Taverna y Café

The former residence of Felisa Diokno – secretary to the first president of the Philippines, Emilio Aguinaldo – this superbly converted ancestral home has opened as a restaurant and B&B. The beautiful dining roo…
Top Choice Seafood in Zamboanga City

Alavar Seafood House

Seafood, of course, is the specialty here – choose the species, size and cooking method from a menu of delicacies. What sets Alavar apart is the beautiful trellis-covered backyard. Enjoy a lantern-lit dinner serenad…
Top Choice Filipino in Manila

Purple Yam

Bringing fine dining to Malate (and a much-needed lifeline) Purple Yam of Brooklyn, New York fame, have expanded their horizons to open up inside a renovated ancestral home on a boutique strip of Nakpil St. It's an …
Top Choice International in Manila

Blackbird

If its setting is anything to go by, Colin Mackay's new restaurant is special. Blackbird is set up inside the art-deco Nielson Tower, a historic 1937 airport control tower (Makati's only pre-war building), with dini…
Top Choice International in Romblon Island

Romblon Deli & Coffee Shop

Front and centre on the waterfront near the ferry docks, this unassuming venture is the beating heart of Romblon's expat scene: part bar, part bistro, and part tourist info centre. If you've been eating elsewhere i…
Top Choice Mexican in Manila

El Chupacabra

Bringing the Mexican street-food craze to Manila, El Chupacabra is a grungy open-air taqueria cooking up a mouthwatering selection of soft-corn tortilla tacos. Go the spicy chipotle shrimp or sisig (sizzling grilled…
Top Choice Filipino in Puerto Princesa

Kalui

Kalui has a lovely Balinese ambiance – wooden floors, colourful paintings, sculptures and masks adorn the walls, and there’s a general air of sophistication. Choose from a few varieties of seafood, all served with v…
Top Choice European in Davao

Claude’s Le Cafe De Ville

The polished wood floors, carved trellis work and white clapboard exterior make this beautifully restored colonial-era home one of Davao's treasures. Easily the most elegant and romantic restaurant in the city, Clau…