5 restaurants you shouldn’t miss in Circuit Makati
Circuit Makati is quickly becoming one of Makati City’s premier destinations for events, fitness, and dining. People may say it’s hard to get to, but things that are worth visiting are hardly easy to get to.
There are a lot of restaurants in Circuit Lane, Circuit Makati’s mall, so we’ve taken the liberty of picking a few restaurants you should visit on your next trip to Circuit Makati:
Va Bene Pasta Deli
Fiorentina (Php 390)
The popular Italian food joint on the corner of EDSA and Arnaiz Ave. has given birth to a third branch, which now calls Circuit Lane its home. Va Bene in Circuit is still renowned for its pasta, but it’s also known for one unique food item not found in the first two branches: pizza. Yes, this is the only Va Bene Pasta Deli that serves pizza.
Also read: Va Bene Pasta Deli in Makati
You can find Va Bene Pasta Deli at the ground floor of Circuit Lane. They’re open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesdays to Thursdays, and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Fridays to Sundays.
Bone Marrow Steak Pie with mashed potatoes and salad (Php 550)
It’s almost a year old, yet people are still very much into Mudpie Heaven’s many ways of reinventing comfort food. Inspired by the mudpie from the owner’s grandmother’s restaurant, they’ve gone to many different lengths to truly reinvent comfort food. Make sure you ask for their Bone Marrow Steak Pie with Mashed Potato Salad. You’ll be glad you did.
Mudpie Heaven is on the second floor of Circuit Lane. They’re open from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. from Monday to Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Backyard Kitchen + Brew
Thrice-cooked Crispy Pork Cheek (Php 325)
A UP Town Center original, Backyard Kitchen + Brew gives you what Filipinos usually have at home, places it in a package that feels like backyard cooking, and serves it with good drinks and great music. All of these are packaged in a nice wood grain interior and an ambiance that makes you feel like you’re in a backyard.
Also read: Backyard Kitchen + Brew in UP Town Center
Backyard Kitchen + Brew is at the ground floor of Circuit Lane. They’re open from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Monday to Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Friday to Sunday.
Chicken Wing Platter (Php 469)
Looking for good food, beers, cocktails, wine, and champagne? How about throwing a live band in that you can jam with every night? That’s what you’ll get at Social House, a resto-bar in Circuit Lane. It’s the perfect place in Circuit Makati (other than Backyard Kitchen + Brew) for good food, good drinks, and even better music.
Social House is at the ground floor of Circuit Lane. They’re open every night from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Black Canyon Coffee
Mocha Glacier Frappe (Php 180), Cha Thai Yen (Php 120), Black Canyon Iced Coffee (Php 160)
A popular café chain from Thailand, Black Canyon Coffee is the best place to visit after your nightcaps at either Social House or Backyard Kitchen. They serve coffee of the highest quality and combine it with an international menu that has a Thai twist. The combination is something you can’t find anywhere else unless it’s a specialty café like Black Canyon Coffee.
Black Canyon Coffee is at the ground floor of Circuit Lane. They’re open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday to Friday; 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday; and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday.
Written by: Andronico Del Rosario