Wine and Dine at These Finest Restaurants Around Manila
Beer is undeniably great… for hip parties. But wine is a more delicate drink for real adults. Once you learn to appreciate the bittersweet taste of wines, you know you just changed your alcohol game forever.
So we’ve prepared a list for you to taste the finest wines around the metro, packed with good food, too!
Tapella Tapas Bar and Restaurant
Tapella Tapas Bar and Restaurant is the place to be for a cozy experience with tapas and wine. It’s simply designed yet exudes the Spanish vibe that will make it even more enjoyable for everyone. Plus, it’s located in the heart of Greenbelt Mall, so you can easily go there after shopping!
Address: G/F, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
Contact number: 757-2710 / 757-2711 / 0917-712-4546
Grilled Veggie Lasagna (Php 450)
Dr. Wine showcases about 150 types of wine, handpicked by the French sommelier owners Vincent and Eva Landais, Jean Philippe Guillot of AWC Wines Philippines, and Simon Côté of Apotheke Craft Spirits Co. Remember to try out their sumptuous steak and pasta, as well as imported cold cuts and cheese.
Address: 5921 Algier, Poblacion, Makati City
Contact number: 0917-563-8811
Cheese Platter (Php 1,400) and a bottle of Tarlant Tradition (Php 3,500)
Wine is best enjoyed in an intimate place with cozy interior, and that’s what Monopole is. They have roughly 300 labels and brands available, including the owner’s limited edition collection in the wine chiller. The best part is that you can also request your preferred specialty wine, and they can find it for you and ship it in the country!
Address: G/F Greenbelt Excelsior Building C. Palanca, Legaspi Village, Makati City
Contact number: 02-893-9477 / 0919-910-0403
La Petite Parisienne
Directly translating to little French girl, La Petite Parisienne ironically goes big with their premium French wines. They have wines imported from Bordeaux, Loire, Lombardi, Burgundy, and Alsace. Be amazed by the wine bottles displayed beautifully on the wall up to the ceiling—not to mention the cold cuts and artisan cheeses, making this place your little Paris in the country.
Address: San Agustin St., Salcedo Village, Makati City
Contact number: 0906-306-3714
Ever bumped into a multifunctional store that offers a fashion boutique, furniture shop, wine bar, and restaurant? Well, iTrulli allows you to get the best of both worlds with their fashion finds, and of course, their wine cellar imported by iPhor Trading, Inc.
Address: Suites 102/104, G/F, LRI Design Plaza, 210 Nicanor Garcia St., Bel Air 2, Makati City
Contact number: 02-832-9600 / 0915-418-1407
Brunch in the day and unli wine at night? That’s Refinery. This cafe and bistro offers one of the best all-day breakfast meals in town, and they’re all uniquely made from scratch! It currently has two branches, one in Rockwell, Makati and the other in Greenhills, San Juan.
Address: Ground Floor, Joya Lofts & Towers, Joya Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City
Ground Floor, Promenade Mall, Greenhills Shopping Center, Ortigas Avenue, San Juan City
Contact number: 02-831-2879 / 0977-831-2879 (Makati Branch)
02-633-1474 or 0917-636-1474 (San Juan Branch)
Step into The Cellar and be transported to an intricate world of fine wines, savory dishes and exquisite ambience. You may call +632 838 1234 for inquiries and reservations.
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The Cellar isn’t called the cellar for no reason—it’s the home of more than 120 premium wines. Wine enthusiasts will also enjoy their monthly wine appreciation event called “The Cellar Talk”, wherein you can learn about different wines and how they are crafted to goodness. They also have private dining and wine rooms for business meetings and get-together with friends!
Address: Grand Hyatt Manila, 8th Avenue cor., 35th St., Taguig City
Contact number: 02-838-1234
Specializing in French cuisine, Lemuria is such a romantic spot for a fine dining and candlelit dinner date. This fancy restaurant actually started as a winery, so you can never doubt its credibility in showcasing top-notch wines. Be prepared to spend a few bills here as you won’t be able to resist their mouthwatering menu.
Also read: Lemuria in BGC: A Taste of France
Address: The Plaza at Arya Residences McKinley Parkway & Rizal Drive Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Contact number: 02-541-1723 / 02-404-8704 / 0921-373-5741 / 0977-728-2153
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Enoteca is an Italian word for wine repository, so you know you could never go wrong with Galileo Enoteca Deli. If rustic style is your thing, this should definitely be your place. This fine restaurant exudes a romantic vibe that’s perfect for intimate dates, matched with their exquisite Italian food.
Also read: Galileo Enoteca Deli in Mandaluyong
Address: No. 81 Calbayog St., cor. Malinao, Mandaluyong City
Contact number: 02-532-04-82 / 02-534-46-33 / 0922-832-8071
You wouldn’t want to miss out on Black Olive, showcasing exceptional wines from Montrouge Premium Wines in France. Wine enthusiasts may also try their Chateau wines like Chateau Haut Goujon La Rose Saint Vincent, which is one of the award-winning vintage wines in 2015. While you’re there, try their wide range of continental cuisine that you surely won’t forget!
Address: Capitol Commons, Camino Verde Road, Pasig City
Contact number: 0917-507-3512
If unlimited wine is what you fancy, look no further than Vitto’s Wine Bar and Restaurant. Their wines come from all over Europe. Note that they have the right to refuse customers who appear to be drunk already, assuring safety for you and the other customers as well. Plus, they have dishes from different cuisines like Italian, Spanish and Mexican—with a Filipino twist!
Address: #114 Scout cor. Tomas Morato, Sct. Lozano St, Diliman, Quezon City
Contact number: 02-374-2299 / 0906-136-1712
Which of these restaurants are you planning to visit? Let us hear your thoughts below!
Written by Yana Bautista