Birthdays deserve a big blowout, am I right? We’re talking large servings of mouth-watering food, a luxurious setting to make you feel festive, and of course, a cake or dessert that’s as sweet as you ;)
If you’re celebrating your birthday soon and are looking for a place to make unforgettable memories, check out these 10 restaurants in the metro that offer one-of-a-kind dishes and perfect ambiances, whether you’re having an intimate celebration or a large feast!
Vikings – multiple branches
Vikings boasts themselves as the largest bufffet spot in the Philippines, offering a delectable selection of international favorites that are nothing short of exquisite. Big groups are welcome to dine and enjoy the elegant ambiance. We recommend their sashimi as well as the steak section, then don’t forget to go wild at the dessert corner!
Why you'll love it here: They have a special promo where birthday celebrants can eat for free! Check out this sweet treat here. And did we mention the celebrant gets a cake and a greeting from the staff?
Conti’s – multiple branches
Conti’s is the place to be for memorable family celebrations. The place is homey and simple, serving up classic yet elevated Filipino dishes along with drool-worthy cakes and pastries. They offer dishes for family size and party size so be sure to invite all the special people in your life!
Why you'll love it here: After you eat a delicious meal, you have a wide selection of scrumptious cakes to choose from! That way, you can end your celebration on a sweet note!
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse – multiple branches
Nothing says treat yourself more than a perfectly cooked piece of steak and delicious wine to pair! Here at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, you’re only served with prime cuts to ensure you get the best dining experience. Apart from the great food, the setting here is absolutely stunning–wooden floors, chandeliers, mosaic tiles–elegant indeed!
Why you'll love it here: They host jazz nights that are perfect to romance your intimate evening celebrations. Plus, you can always expect impeccable service from their staff.
Blackbird – Makati
Birthday date? Blackbird is the resto for you. Romantic, elegant, and classy, Blackbird at Nielsonne Tower holds flair for being a historic spot turned into one of the outstanding restaurants in the metro. For dinners, expect succulnt grilled meat, fish, and seafood alongside curried and pastas. And of course, look out for their indulgent offerings of homemade ice cream and desserts.
Why you'll love it here: It's one of the most renowned restaurants for a luxurious fine dining experience that also caters to big, private events
Lugang Cafe – multiple branches
If you and your bunch love Taiwanese cuisine, you can go crazy here at Lugang Cafe where they serve authentic and flavor-packed comfort food dishes like Xiao long bao, Kung Pao Chicken, Szechuan Beef, and a whole lot more! You’ll love the wide and bright setting along with their attentive staff to help you get the best out of your dining!
Why you'll love it here: They offer a special Feast for Five promo which includes 11 dishes. Plus, their serving sizes are perfect for big groups!
Sunset Bar – Sofitel, Pasay
Want to dine under the stars with a stunning view of the Manila Bay? Head over to Sunset Bar, an outdoor dining restaurant where you can drink the night away with their delicious cocktails paired with their a la carte selection of your favorite international dishes.
Schedule: A la carte Lunch and Dinner – Monday to Wednesday, 11 AM to 9:30 PM | A la carte Lunch – Thursday to Sunday, 11 AM to 4:30 PM
Why you'll love it here: The al-fresco dining is stunning. You've got the Manila bay, the marvelous sunset, the cool and fresh breeze.
Sariwon Korean BBQ – BGC
Calling all K-BBQ lovers, this is your haven right here! Meat lovers will surely love Sariwon’s offerings. Get a load of premium slices of meat, marinated with authentic Korean flavors, all you can eat! They also have seafood, noodles, soups, and stews, if you want more options. And did we mention yyou can pair your meal with soju, too? Cheers to that!
Why you'll love it here: Heaps of Korean grilled meat (that are SO GOOD) plus some soju on the side? Yup, that sounds like a celebration to me!
The Peak at Grand Hyatt – Taguig
The Peak is where beautiful memories are made. It’s a grill restaurant, a music lounge, a speakeasy, and a whisky bar all in one. Enjoy a delicious feast and drinks while taking in the awesome view of the city.
Schedule: Tuesdays to Saturdays, 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Why you'll love it here: If you love good food, good drinks, and a good view, this is the palce to indulge!
Lemuria Gourmet Restaurant – Quezon City
Lemuria will change the way you think about fine dining. Their menu is all about innovation, so you can expect adventurous flavors and outstanding dishes inspired by French cuisine. They accommodate private events, so be sure to place your reservations ahead
Why you'll love it here: The setting is secluded and quiet, perfect for intimate celebrations with your family. You'll love the ambiance from the elegant decor to the nature inspired setting.
Cafe Ilang Ilang – Manila
There are quite a number of buffet spots in the metro, but it’s Cafe Ilang Ilang that will bring you to culinary heights. Expect elegance in the setting where you’ll feel like a million bucks. The food? Feel free to choose from Asian, Mediterranean, European, and Western dishes and more!
Schedule: Breakfast, 6AM to 10AM: Lunch, Daily 11:30AM-2:30PM; Dinner 5:30PM-8:30PM
Why you'll love it here: You'll love tasting everything! They feature live cooking stations, home-made breads and pastas, charcuteries, carving stations, artisinal ice-cream, Halal food, Chinese favorites, and classic Pinoy faves!
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Cover photo from Grand Hyatt Manila Facebook