One meal to rule them all
Brunch is the superior meal. Don’t fight us on this. First of all, it’s breakfast without an alarm clock. The prospect of brunch is the only thing that can pull us out of bed before noon, especially on lazy Sundays.
Secondly, it’s the only socially acceptable excuse for day drinking. Do we really need a third reason?
It’s time to ring your girl squad because these 16 places are perfect for those who like to take their time with good food and even better conversation (read: gossip).
Brunch is always a good idea! Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Save these beautiful brunch spots by adding them to your ‘Must Try‘ lists on the Booky app. Be sure to download it for FREE if you haven’t already!
Jones All Day – BGC
Tom jones ka na ba? Head on to Jones All Day, the newest bistro and bakery in BGC all in one! Tip: Don’t miss out on their iconic seafood tower.
La Picara – Bonifacio High Street
La Picara is a restaurant that serves up Spanish food with a Filipino or Asian twist from their tapas to their desserts. Try out their Spanish take on the tonkatsu – the CACHOPO – a dish featuring breaded thin layers of beef tenderloin, jamon iberico, manchego cheese, and blue cheese sauce.
Cafe Fleur – Poblacion
Le Petit Cafe Fleur shines bright among the other restaurants, pubs, and bars located in Poblacion. They are also the same people behind the Cafe Fleur restaurant group in Pampanga that’s known for imaginative, nostalgic, and indulgent creations. They specialize in brunch fares, desserts, pastries, and cocktails.
Single Origin – various branches
Single Origin is a common ground for lovers of alcohol and coffee. It serves a hefty all-day breakfast menu, international comfort food, Lamill coffee, wines, and draft beers.
Green Bar – Legazpi Village
Green Bar serves up delicious plant-based grub offering vegan wraps and sandwiches. Its menu spans breakfast food, hot bowls, baked goods, coffee, and wine–making it the best place for coffee hour, happy hour, and hungry hour!
Bungalow Cafe & Bakery – Molito Lifestyle Center
Start your day right with Bungalow Cafe’s offerings of heart plates, freshly-baked pastries, delicious drinks, and of course, perfect coffee. They cater to titos and titas of Manila who love a good brunch, a summer-vibe atmosphere, and indulging plates of food.
Photo from @bungalowmanila
Bloom Cafe + Bar – Greenbelt
For cocktails, brunch menu, and live music we have Bloom Cafe + Bar. Expect to see a wide range of options from sandwiches, pasta, to Filipino favorites.
Wildflour Cafe & Bakery – multiple branches
Wildflour Cafe + Bakery offers international fare and specialty bread and cakes, with a delectable brunch menu featuring the best homemade pancakes, sandwiches, coffee, and desserts.
Le Petit Soufflé – Century City Mall
Le Petit Souffle is a French and Japanese-inspired cafe from the same people behind Century City Mall’s Hole in the Wall and Scout’s Honor cookies. Be amazed by their modern dishes crafted with flavors and precision of Japanese and French cuisines, as well as their beautiful homey and garden interiors. Le Petit Souffle translates to ‘the little souffle’.
The Wholesome Table – Salcedo Village
The Wholesome Table is an organic restaurant that serves healthy comfort food by Bianca Araneta-Elizalde. All produce is organic and sourced locally where possible. The theme is very much translated into its home, secret garden-style interiors, and design concept.
Sunnies Cafe – various branches
Sunnies Cafe is the spin-off cafe of the eyewear power brand, Sunnies Studios. It is LA-inspired and got us covered from brunch to dinner, and coffee to cocktails.
Dean & Deluca – BGC
From New York to Manila, Dean & Deluca offers freshly-baked bread and pastries, wine, rice meals, pasta, cakes, and coffee.
Photo from @deandelucaphilippines
Locavore – multiple branches
Locavore is one of the hottest Filipino restaurants in the metro. Its all-day breakfast menu makes a huge difference from the original Kapitolyo branch in Pasig. Some of their new dishes include Duck Lugaw with Foie Gras, Pinipig Cereal with Ube Milk, Crispy Corned Beef, and Grilled Bistek Omurice.
Apéro – Corinthian Hills
Apéro is the newest neighborhood café along Corinthian Hills that serves a cascading menu, which means you can expect different menu items for each time of the day. From the French word Apéritif which means “to open,” Apéro is a slang term that is often referred to as “food eaten in the late afternoon or early evening.”
Flossom Kitchen + Cafe – San Juan
Located in Flossom Place, San Juan, Flossom Kitchen + Cafe, is a garden-themed cafe that offers all-day breakfast, and modern comfort food with a twist that caters to people of all ages. This cafe is also very Instagrammable so don’t forget to take loads of photos!
Rustic Mornings by Isabelo – Marikina
A homey and outdoor garden restaurant and cafe by Portia Dee, granddaughter of Felicitas Dee or more popularly known as Lola Chit, who also used to operate a famous restaurant in Marikina. This rustic, not-so-hidden gem built within an old family compound is photogenic in every corner, ground to ceiling. Check out 16 other popular restaurants loved by locals in Marikina here.
Photo from @RusticMornings
Get your brunching on at these new and hip restaurants in the metro! Get the full details on the free Booky app by searching your favorite “CAPPUCCINO” or “BREAKFAST” even when you’re offline.