Dine at White Fence Cafe in Puerto Princesa for Homemade Favorites
Looking for a laid back cafe away from the noise of the town? White Fence Cafe in Puerto Princesa, Palawan is a humble courtyard cafe of the Purple Fountain Inn. Everyone is welcome to come in and enjoy a relaxing breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
They have varied dining spaces that range from the upper dining area designed to look like a refurbished old Filipino home, the lower area that resembles a more traditional home, and the romantic outdoor tables.
White Fence Cafe has a small focused menu on both Filipino staples and western favorites, which cater to both their local patrons and tourists. Their simple yet flavorful dishes are great to be enjoyed at any time of the day.
As they’ve been in operation for long, the restaurant has been known for its pizza and pasta choices. One of which is their fully loaded Seafood Pizza (Php 450) made with shrimp, squid, garlic, mozzarella cheese, and parsley.
Surprisingly greaseless, their Seafood Pizza (Php 450) is made with fresh seafood
Try their Pasta Bolognese (Php 250) sided with a big slice of french bread! This dish is one of White Fence’s local favorites and tastes meaty and heavy that one could have this on the side while working or chatting through interesting topics.
Big with taste and with serving, the Pasta Bolognese (Php 250) is a great meal to share with a date!
As mentioned, White Fence Cafe is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner so guests can have the fresh Mango Shake (Php 130) in the morning and a lovely and bright Mojito (Php 150) for a nightcap!
A Mango Shake (Php 130) in the morning and a lovely and bright Mojito (Php 150) in the evening!
Finally, for desserts, White Fence has a number of churro choices such as the Cinnamon Churros (Php 95), Churros with Chocolate (Php 120), and Churros with Salted Caramel Dip (Php 150). The latter quickly became our favorite as it had that sweet and tangy splash of flavor!
Have some Churros with Salted Caramel Dip (Php 150) for sweet desserts!
The White Fence Cafe is part of the Purple Fountain Inn in Puerto Princesa. Famous for retaining the Filipino home design, both the cafe and the inn are frequented by both locals and tourists coming back to Palawan for home-cooked food and a comfortable stay.
How to get here
• White Fence Cafe is along Manalo Street. From the main road, Rizal Avenue, turn to P. Abrea Rd right in front of the airport entrance. Turn to Manalo St. White Fence Cafe would be on the left.
• There are tricycles all around Puerto Princesa’s main thoroughfares. Most of them will know the White Fence Cafe or Purple Fountain Inn. Otherwise, tell them it’s along Manalo St. The fare could start at Php 50 depending on your location.
This first appeared in Philippine Primer’s Japanese and English Magazine February 2020 issue.
Written by Heloise Diamante
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