If you like it, then ya better put a ring on it!
If you’ve been head over heels for a while now and you’re looking for a sign, THIS IS IT! Bend the knee and pop the question, “Will you marry me?” in these romantic restaurants that are sure to be perfect for that special day.
From garden restaurants, roofdeck bars, and intimate hideaways, rest assured that Booky has searched high and low to find the best proposal spots for you! And in case you weren’t planning on popping the big question anytime soon, don’t worry- these restaurants also double as some of the best date places in Manila!
Proposal Restaurants in BGC
Foo’d by Davide Oldani – Shangri-la Hotel
FOO’D (pronounced food-dough) by Michelin-starred chef Davide Oldani is the first to offer an affordable fine dining experience starting with a three-course meal at only Php 800.
Insider tip: Get up to ₱100 off your bill!
Dario Ristorante Italiano serves up the flavors and romance of Italy right in the heart of BGC! Indulge in authentic Italian cuisine and be serenaded by live piano music as you and your partner are transported to the romantic Italian countryside.
Proposal Restaurants in Makati
Blackbird is a contemporary European and Asian restaurant headed by Chef Colin Mackay (of Sala Bistro and People’s Palace). It’s aviation theme is inspired by the Manila International Air Terminal which was built and used to stand on the same location in 1937.
Grace Park by Margarita Fores (Asia’s Best Female Chef for 2016) is a farm-to-table concept offering diners dishes made only from the freshest ingredients. The vintage and calming interiors make the dining experience extra special.
Stockton Place is a homey and intimate Makati restaurant serving some of the finer things in life: thick USDA prime ribe eye, foie gras, scallops, and more- creating a night perfect for pampering your partner before you pop the question.
Insider tip: Get up to ₱300 off your bill!
Top of the Citi by Chef Jessie – Citibank Tower
Top of the Citi by Chef Jessie is a fine dining restaurant located on the 34th floor of the Citibank tower. Offering a wide variety of international dishes, this restaurant is top of the line when it comes to giving you the best romantic experience under the stars should you choose to dine al fresco.
Insider tip: They have a stunning 360 view of Metro Manila that you just have to check out.
Proposal Restaurants in Quezon City
Lemuria is a secret garden restaurant hidden amongst a residential area in New Manila. It is a dining destination and not exactly a place you just happen to pass by and decide to eat at. The restaurant serves French Mediterranean dishes with wine pairing that completes the whole experience.
Booky Tip: Proper attire (no shorts or slippers, etc.) is required to dine here.
Ninyo is an escape pad, it’s not exactly a beach resort but it sure looks like one. Chef Niño heads the kitchen serving his take on modern Asian and European dishes with 100 of the world’s great wines. For romantic dinners, make sure to get one of the outdoor private gazebos. Don’t forget to bring your own lock to hang on their romantic love locks wall.
Insider tip: Get up to ₱200 off your bill!
Pio’s Kitchen is a private dining restaurant headed by Chef Chin Gallegos. Chef Chin personally welcomes her guests into her grandparents’ old home which is exclusive for reserved guests only. Homey and spacious, Pio’s Kitchen can be customized according to the guests’ personal preferences, subject to additional costs.
The first entry into the Las Casas Heritage Collection, Las Casas Quezon City offers the famous Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar experience right in the heart of Roosevelt Avenue, Quezon City. Exclusively catered by the Cibo d M group, expect a uniquely memorable and one-of-a-kind time at Las Casas Quezon City.
Proposal Restaurants in Alabang
Caviar is a French fine dining restaurant that celebrates the era of cultural refinement and social elegance in the last century. Located in Alabang, it provides a serene, intimate space where guests can escape from the real world and relax, drink great wine, and eat some of the best food around.
Melo’s Steakhouse by Carmelo Santiago is the first in the Philippines to offer Certified Angus Beef. Also one of the few spots to offer authentic Wagyu beef, strap in for a night of fine dining with great ambiance and romance as you indulge to great food and a live band.
Insider tip: Get up to ₱500 off your bill!
Mona Lisa Ristorante – Commerce Center
Mona Lisa is a hidden Italian restaurant with an extensive menu where they have dishes to represent every region of Italy. Set the mood with an explosive and flavorful dining experience that will light up the senses.
Insider tip: Get up to ₱500 off your bill!
Proposal Restaurants in Manila
Guarantee that sweet “YES!” while overlooking the historical compound of Intramuros in Manila. Choose from a number of their premium wine selections to celebrate a new chapter of your lives.
Often tagged as one of the most beautiful fine dining restaurants in Manila, Champagne Room, over the years, has been able to maintain its classic, elegant and royal charm to its multitude of loyal patrons. Its regal interiors and high-quality dishes make it a top choice for a breathtaking night out.
Barbara’s Heritage Restaurant – Plaza San Luis Complex
If you’re looking for authentic Filipino food to add to your historical day trip, Barbara’s, located in front of San Agustin Church, is the perfect place to go to. Come hungry so you can try all of the dishes from their grand buffet, while enjoying cultural dance performances. This is the perfect romantic setting for Philippine history lovers!
Fun Fact: A few scenes from Last Night starring Toni Gonzaga and Piolo Pascual were shot here!
Proposal Restaurants in Mandaluyong
Galileo Enoteca – Highway Hills
With ‘enoteka’ meaning wine gallery in Italian, Galileo Enoteca boasts of fine dining Italian cuisine and a wide selection of luxurious wine. Its rustic interiors definitely transports every couple to a quiet Italian escape in the metro.
Reservations are accepted
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80 Calbayog St, cor. Malinao St, Highway Hills, Mandaluyong
(02) 8532-0482 | (02) 8534-4633 | (0922) 832-8071
If you believe that you should go big or go home for your proposal, then look no further than Niu! Dive into a night of international cuisine, a world class buffet, a romantic live piano, and indulgence that you and your partner deserve!
Proposal Restaurants in Marikina
Are you and your significant other morning people or simply love breakfast? Then Rustic Mornings by Isabelo may be the restaurant for you. It’s one of Marikina’s hidden gems that doesn’t only serve delicious food with quality service, but also has a garden style set up that’ll surely make your proposal memorable.
Note: They accept walk-ins only.
An out-of-town like destination within the metro, Greg & Sally Tree Garden is a romantic date place that serves up affordable herb-infused food for the adventurous foodie as well as a garden set up for those who plan to propose in this garden restaurant.
Fun fact: They even have proposal packages available.
BONUS: Out-of-Town Proposal Spots
Want to pop the question at during a special out-of-town trip? We still got you covered!
Antonio’s Restaurant – Tagaytay
Antonio’s is Tagaytay’s most celebrated fine dining destination that features the best international cuisine by world class chef Tony Boy. Its impeccable food, elegant interiors, scenic gardens and great service are make them exemplary. People come here to celebrate special occasions–birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and more.
Insider Tip: They're closed on Mondays.
Mama’s Table – Ambuklao
Mama’s Table is the perfect place for a private and intimate getaway. Featuring private fine dining experience set inside Vicky Clemente’s secluded glass garden home. They offer a luxurious French-inspired, 8-course degustation meal that will satisfy the senses. Adding that extra touch of playfulness and intrigue, there is no menu and all the dishes served are expertly prepared surprises.
Strictly by reservations only
888-A Ambuklao Rd., Baguio City
(074) 442-1794 | (0915) 643-8775
Tahanan Bistro – Antipolo
Tahanan Bistro is a casual fine dining restaurant that overlooks an expansive garden and a snapshot of the Manila skyline. If you want a more private proposal experience, this restaurant is strictly by reservations only.
Note: The restaurant is only open three days a week.
Insider tip: Get up to ₱500 off your bill!
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