February 05, 2024

Summer Palace in Mandaluyong: Culinary Mastery in Cantonese Cuisine

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  • Just like the rich history of Filipino food that vary from region to region, Chinese cuisine boasts an intricate mosaic of flavors and traditions that span thousands of years. Among the eight culinary cuisines of China that evolved through time, the Cantonese cuisine has been one of the most popular!

    IMAGE from Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

    This cuisine is well-loved among Filipinos for its natural flavors coming from fresh vegetables, seafood, and meat, as well as the delicious appeal of soul-soothing broths, dim sums, and roasted delicacies. One restaurant that has mastered the culinary art of Cantonese cuisine for more than 25 years is Summer Palace, an award-winning Cantonese restaurant at Edsa Shangri-La, Manila!

    IMAGE from Edsa Shangri-La, Manila’s Facebook page

    Summer Palace captures the refined essence of China’s longstanding history with its banquet tables, chandeliers, and even exquisite ceramics decorating the corners of the Chinese restaurant. This elegance is even more defined through Summer Palace’s ala carte menu featuring 160 dishes and delicacies, delighting guests to premium quality dishes!

    IMAGE from Edsa Shangri-La, Manila’s Facebook page

    Among these are their selection of rich broths, including Summer Palace’s steaming bowls of Supreme Seafood Soup (Php 860 per person) and Steamed Crab Claw Soup (Php 600 per person), both brimming with the freshest seafood treasures you can find.

    Summer Palace Supreme Seafood Soup (Php 860/person) / IMAGE from Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

    Summer Palace’s celebration of seafood goodness continues with fresh tiger prawns taking center stage in their Braised Angel Hair Noodles (Small: Php 1,560; Medium: Php 2,340; Large: Php 3,120), drenched in black pepper sauce.. The dish comes in different sizes, good for sharing with your loved ones!

    Braised Angel Hair Noodles with Tiger Prawns / IMAGE from Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

    For those who have dietary restrictions when it comes to seafood, worry not as you may also try their range of meat dishes, including their Stir-fried US Kurobota Pork (Small: Php 740; Medium: Php 1,110; Large: Php 1,480) for that hearty and filling meal of tender and sumptuous pork dish!

    Stir-fried US Kurobota Pork with Fresh Mushrooms / IMAGE from Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

    You may pair this with their assortment of fried rice, mixed with diced chicken, barbecued meat, or assorted seafood, a perfect complement to your dishes, ultimately elevating and balancing out the flavors to your favorite Cantonese specialty dishes!

    IMAGE from Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

    Don’t forget to save some room for your all-time favorite buchi (deep-fried crispy sesame balls) or Summer Palace’s range of chilled desserts to end your gastronomic journey to China!

    IMAGE from Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

    With its rich and flavorful Cantonese menu, no wonder Summer Palace has been included in Philippine Tatler’s Top 20 Restaurants in 2020, proving its unwavering commitment to culinary excellence! So, if you’re still wondering, head on to Summer Palace at Edsa Shangri-La, Manila in Mandaluyong to taste the best of Cantonese cuisine, originating from Guandong, China.

    General Information

  • Edsa Shangri-La, Manila, Mezzanine Floor, Tower Wing, 1 Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City
  • 02-8633-8888
  • 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. / 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • www.shangri-la.com/manila/edsashangrila/dining/restaurants/summer-palace/
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