It’s been more than a year since the pandemic, and after what seemed like forever, we’re slowly easing back to the normal we knew before the lockdown. And while it’s still necessary to observe safety precautions, the good news is that we can now resume our limited celebrations over food!
So if you’re looking for a place to hold meetings, celebrate intimate baptisms, birthdays, wedding receptions, debuts, graduations, or even a simple get-together, check out these restaurants with available function rooms for your private events!
Remember: Always wear a face mask, practice proper social distancing, keep your hands and belongings clean, and follow the health and sanitation measures set by the restaurants.
Blackbird – Ayala Triangle Gardens
The Nielson Tower where Blackbird is currently located used to be the country’s first commercial airport. With a site so rich in historical background, you can expect that it translates to the overall dining experience as well.
Rooms, Capacity & Price: Private lunch and dinner events: The Cabin – 15 pax for Php30,000 plus 10% service charge for lunch and Php60,000 plus 10%service charge for dinner,
Health & Sanitation Protocols: Face masks and face shields must be worn at all times except when eating. No minors and seniors allowed, only 18 to 65 year-old individuals. Guests who are pregnant are also not allowed. High sanitation practices are in place with alcohol dispensers available for guests.
Bondi & Bourke – Legazpi Village
One of the best fine dining restaurants in Makati, Bondi & Bourke is a modern Australian restaurant headed by an award-winning chef. Their specialty dishes include their famous 1.2 kg U.S. Creekstone Prime Rib-Eye, savory pies, and freshly-made parmas. They’ve also got a newly-renovated private room called Mr. Watsons which is equipped with a private bar.
Rates: P40,000 consumable for 3 hours and P10,000 for the exceeding hour.
Some Features: Bright Interiors, High-Speed Internet Connection, Power Outlets (underneath the seats and working bar), Fully-equipped surround sound system
Health & Sanitation Protocols: Face masks and shields must be worn at all times. Daily sanitation. Temperature check upon entry. Contact tracing.
Lugang Cafe – Glorietta
Lugang Cafe is a member of the Bellagio Group of Restaurants, Shanghai & Beijing. They offer authentic Taiwanese cuisine courtesy of the Chinese chefs at the helm of the kitchen.
Health & Sanitation Protocols: Face masks and face shields must be worn at all times except when eating. No minors allowed. Daily sanitation.
Neil’s Kitchen – Filinvest
Neil’s Kitchen serves everyday gourmet food, they offer dishes such as Bagoong Paella with Kare-Kare and Sinigang Paella with Grilled Pork Belly.
Pack includes: 3 hours in the venue and service. For bigger rooms, package includes basic table set-up with basic centerpiece, basic buffet-style set-up, and basic sound system.
Health & Sanitation Protocols: Face masks and face shields must be worn at all times except when eating. Temperature check upon entry. A complete list of attendees must be provided including contact details for contact tracing. Minors and seniors are not allowed.
The Frazzled Cook – Tomas Morato
The Frazzled Cook is a quirky restaurant put together with the mission of serving good comfort food in a cozy homey ambiance. ‘Frazzled’, which means completely exhausted, says nothing of the food, but the passion and hard work put into every dish they serve.
Rooms, Capacity, & Rates: Puzzle – 6 pax for ₱6,000; Painters – 8 pax for ₱7,500; Ming – 10 pax for ₱9500; 10’s – 15 pax for ₱15,500; The Frazzle Cook Cafe’s De Guia Events Place – 20-35 pax for ₱45,000; TFC Gandia Whole Resto – 50-60 pax for ₱85,000. All rates are exclusive of the 10& Service Charge.
Health & Sanitation Protocols: Minors are not allowed to dine-in. Disinfecting shoe mats. Health declaration forms. Temperature check upon entry. Alcohol dispensers are available throughout the establishment.
Limbaga 77 – Tomas Morato
Limbaga 77 Cafe & Restaurant offers traditional Filipino dishes. Their specialties include Kare-Kare, Baked Lechon, and Four Flavored Wings. A go-to restaurant for events, Limbaga 77’s top floor provides 2 function rooms.
Rooms, Capacity & Prices: Morato Room – 15 to 20 persons for 10,000 consumable; Timog Room – 10-12 persons for 5,000 consumable.
Health & Sanitation Protocols: Face masks and face shields must be worn at all times except when eating. Temperature check upon entry. Alcohol and disinfectants are available at the entrance and on every table. QR codes must be scanned for health declaration and contact tracing.
Pandan Asian Cafe (formerly Lazat and Cerchio) – Tomas Morato
Pandan Asian Cafe is the newest brainchild of Chef Myke Tatung Sarthou, a renowned chef-journalist. Apart from Filipino food, they also specialize in other Southeast Asian cuisines—bringing the full gastronomic experience from our neighboring countries within our reach.
Rooms, Capacity, and Rates: Saigon Room – 10-15 pax for ₱8, 000 consumable; Penang Room/ Veranda – 15-20 pax for ₱12,000; Main Dining – 30 to 75 pax for ₱25,000 to 65,000. All rates are consumable for 4 hours.
Health & Sanitation Protocols: Face masks and face shields must be worn at all times except when eating. Temperature check upon entry.
Oriental Palace – Tomas Morato
Oriental Palace started out as a small noodle and dimsum shop in Escolta station where its owner, Mr. Chua dreamt of sharing delicious Chinese cuisine to families in Manila. Now, Oriental Palace spreads love for authentic Chinese cuisine through their fare. Popular among families, Oriental Palace holds special events at their function room.
Some Features: Event inclusive of full course meal, professional food servers, full fine dining setup, flexible floor plan, stage/podium, entertainment system, and ample parking spaces.
Room, Capacity & Price: Good for 10 persons, exclusive of 10% service charge, with set meals ranging from P7,800 to P27, 800 (Set A-G).
Health & Sanitation Protocols: UVC light disinfection. Full PPEs for staff. All tables and surfaces are sanitized after every use. Steaming water in dishwashing.
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Monalisa Kitchen – Marikina
Gather your family at Monalisa Kitchen and experience a wonderful celebration in a homey setting with heartwarming comfort food! This is the place to be if you want a simple yet elegant place where you can feel comfortable in.
Rates: Option 1 – P600 per head, Option 2 – P700 per head, Option 3 – P750 per head, Option 4 – P800 per head, Kiddie Meal – P200 per head. Minimum of 20 pax. Choose between two set meals. Plus 5% service charge.
Some features: Includes table setup, buffet setup, registration gift/ cake table, mic & speakers
LoLa Cafe – multiple branches
As the name of the restaurant suggests, LoLa Cafe’s promise is to carry the warmth of every Filipino’s lola (grandmother) through their homey yet hip interiors and classic Filipino dishes.
Rooms & Capacity: S Maison – Full Space: 80 people, Al Fresco: 30 people, Bar Area: 20 people, Main Dining: 35 people
Function Room: 25 people. See event packages here. For other branches, click here.
Health & Sanitation Protocols: All staff wearing masks, gloves, and hairnets throughout the day. Foot baths and temperature check upon entry and exit. Hand sanitation areas available onsite. Serviced buffet.
Romulo Cafe – multiple branches
Enjoy traditional Filipino comfort food at its best while you take a quick survey of Philippine history at this popular museum-style restaurant.
Health & Sanitation Protocols: Face masks must be worn at all times. Temperature check and health declaration forms must be filled upon entry. No minors allowed. Daily sanitation.
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32 Dr. Scout Lazcano cor Scout Tuason near Tomas Morato, Laging Handa, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 8332 7273 | (02) 8332 7275 | 0927 391 1938
XO 46 Heritage Bistro – multiple branches
XO 46 Heritage Bistro’s goal is to bring to the forefront all the things that we hold dear about being Pinoy and this doesn’t begin and end with their dishes.
Some Features: Free basic styling. Holds ceremonies and receptions for weddings and other celebrations. Basic sound system included. Your choice of dining service. Full Filipiniana experience
Rooms & Capacity (Conrad): Kalayaan Room + State Room – 35 pax, P50,000; Kayalaan Veranda – 50 pax, P45,000; Intramuros Dining Area – 30 pax, P30,000; Kalayaan Room + Kalayaan Veranda – 70 pax, P55,000, State Room + Kalayaan Room + Veranda – 80 pax, P60,000; Whole Store (State Room + Kalayaan Room + Veranda + Intramuros Dining Area) – 80 pax, P75,000.
Health & Sanitation Protocols: Strict implementation of social distancing. Face masks and shields must be worn at all times except when eating. Alcohol stands available. All tables are sanitized after every use.
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