LIST: 6 Cafés in BGC for the Coffee Adventurers
There are two types of coffee lovers: one that sticks to their favorite coffee shops and one that makes it an adventure of a lifetime to search the city for new places to visit. If you are the latter, we have good news for you! Here are six coffee shops in BGC that will leave you in awe of their unique offerings and will make you feel extra special.
EST Bakery Café
Savor Japanese sandwiches and partner it with a blend of Brazilian and Indonesian coffee at EST Bakery & Café at SM Aura Premier’s SkyPark! This coffee shop boasts a bevy of fluffy and moist Japanese fresh breads (nama shokupan) as well as light sandwiches (sando), ideal with a steaming cup of coffee.
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Some of the must-try items on its menu include the salmon cutlet made of salmon that can be requested medium rare or however you like that will best fit your taste. The bakery café’s egg sandwich also competes for the spotlight with its addictive, melt-in-the-mouth cheese and hints of mustard.
Tamago Omelette Sando (Php 320) and Salmon Katsu Sando (Php 380) / IMAGE from EST Bakery Cafe
What’s even more exciting is that EST Bakery Café has started serving afternoon tea! So, you better check it out when you visit!
Address: L5, Skypark Dining, SM Aura Premier, Taguig City
Operating Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday); 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)
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Angkan Coffee Company
Local coffee beans and ingredients are the main attractions at Angkan Coffee Company at W City Center in BGC! This cafe actively incorporates local products like kesong puti or white cheese usually made from carabao milk, into some of their offerings such as cheesecakes.
IMAGE from Angkan Coffee Company
What’s more, Angkan Coffee Company serves not only breakfast and desserts but also merienda, usually an afternoon snack, like the pandelitos that resemble the Filipino all-time favorite pandesal.
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Address: G/F, W City Center (WCC), 7th Ave. corner 30th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Contact Number: 0995-543-9862
Operating Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday); 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)
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MUJI Philippines is well-loved not only for its high-quality household products and garments but also for its first coffee counter in the country, MUJI Coffee!
The Coffee Counter / IMAGE from MUJI Philippines
Their coffee offerings are made from beans that are certified by the Rainforest Alliance, a non-government organization that fights deforestation. Dark-roasted blends, on the other hand, are imported mainly from Brazil and Honduras, making it a must-try for coffee lovers in the Metro.
Aside from coffee, iced tea and other drinks are available. Cookies, breads, sandwiches, and other snacks for the sweet-toothed can be had here.
Iced Cafe Mocha, Matcha Latte, Iced Cafe Mocha, and Cafe Ichigo / IMAGE from MUJI Philippines
Address: Central Square, Bonifacio Global City
Contact Number: 02-8807-2103／0998-970-3162 (Viber)
Operating Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Sunday to Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)
Facebook: MUJI Philippines
Frank & Dean Coffee
If you’ve seen the signature blue rabbit logo at the Five Neo Building in BGC, then you’ve surely reached Frank & Dean Coffee’s burrow. The cafe features a bright, wood-grained interior, presenting an atmosphere that most people will surely adore.
Local and imported coffee beans that are roasted inside the shop complement the pastries they offer, including banana bread and salted cream puffs. For people on the go, you may grab its Dream Latte, coffee in a bottle.
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Address: Five Neo Building, 31st Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Contact Number: 0915-316-4247
Operating Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday); 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Saturday); Sunday (closed)
Facebook: Frank & Dean Coffee
harlan + holden coffee
What is perhaps the most unique feature of this coffee shop is that it has its own mobile app where you can browse the menu, order, and “skip the line”! The app can be downloaded for free from the App Store for iPhone users and Google Play for Android phone users. Just search “harlan + holden” and download!
Of course, you may also opt to relax in the cafe during your breaktime to try its new butterscotch latte, while looking out the window and to the greenscape beyond.
Hot Butterscotch Latte (Php 165) / IMAGE from harlan + holden
Address: One Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Contact Number: 0956-513-8877
Operating Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Facebook: harlan + holden coffee
Malongo Atelier Barista
Malongo Atelier Barista is an upscale coffee shop that originated in France in 1934 and has finally opened its first Manila branch in 2018. Aside from bringing luxury coffee to the table, Malongo prides itself in three main source values: Quality, Ethics, and Innovation.
Inside, customers may choose green coffee beans and have them roasted and packed on the spot so that you can get freshly roasted beans. Malongo is also known for “using slow, gradual, and traditional 20-minute process” in roasting, making their coffee a must-try for everyone.
Address: LGF Unit L40 One Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City
Contact Number: 02-8242-1953
Operating Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Which of these coffee shops would you try next? Share your coffee adventure with us!
Featured image from harlan + holden