Toby’s Estate in Legaspi Village Roasts Specialty Coffee from the Land Down Under
Toby’s Estate is a specialty coffee shop hailing from Sydney, Australia that was born out of a passion.
It established a legacy in the trade over 15 years ago when its founder, Toby Smith, left his law career and ventured into learning everything about coffee.
Toby’s Estate in Legaspi Village
They take pride in sourcing their coffee from respected farmers around the globe, which they roast with precision to bring out their unique flavors.
For Toby’s Estate, coffee is something that anyone can learn and appreciate more and more as they gain familiarity with it.
Now a popular go-to place for business professionals and residents around Legaspi Village, Toby’s Estate is simply best-known for their indulgent coffee selections and breakfast choices that never fail to complete one’s morning routine.
Start your morning with a cup of Flat White (Php 170), an espresso-based drink with steamed milk and a thin layer of microfoam.
Their Matcha (Php 180) is another no-nonsense choice for those who opt to go caffeine-free for the day.
(L-R) Hot Beverages: Flat White (Php 170) and Matcha (Php 180)
On the other side, they also have a classic Black and White Cold Brew (Php 130/Php 160) to keep you fresh for the day.
Cold Brew in Black (left) and White (right) blends
An ideal pair to your coffee is their breakfast staple Eggs Benedict (Php 385). It is made with English muffin, topped with either forest ham or salmon gravlax, poached eggs, and béarnaise.
A glorious breakfast staple Eggs Benedict (Php 385)
Boosting your appetite is their plate of Jalapeño Poppers (Php 280), a cheese and spice-stuffed Jalapeños deep-fried until crisp. It comes with a cheddar topping and tomato dip that balances out the flavors.
Jalapeño Poppers (Php 280)
Looking for something heavy to eat for lunch?
Toby’s Estate got you covered with their Wagyu Burger (Php 390) smothered with a generous amount of melted cheddar and tomato compote stuffed in a brioche bun. It is served with small potato chips on the side.
Wagyu Burger (Php 390)
For an afternoon snack, you must try their soft-baked Cookies (Php 80), which can also be paired with hot or cold coffee.
These chewy cookies are available for Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate, Oatmeal, and Chocolate Chip flavors.
Cookies (Php 80) in Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate, Oatmeal, and Chocolate Chip flavors
Currently, they have 16 locations across Metro Manila. Each store exudes individuality in terms of the interior inspired by the neighborhoods they are located in.
Their Legaspi Village store has a laid-back ambiance with its clean white elements paired with wood accents in the backdrop and a bit of rustic effect that imitate a modern outback cabin.
How to get here
- Toby’s Estate is located near Washington SyCip Park.
- From Greenbelt 1, walk along Legaspi Street. Toby’s Estate is right beside the Union Church of Manila in front of Macea.
Words and photos by Deneca Ordinanza