5 Metro Manila Restaurants Worth Trying

Dine in these hotel's finest restaurants for a culinary experience to remember.

By TravelBook
August 30, 2013

Want to try some tender grilled ribs? Or perhaps a seafood feast is more your style? Your favorite staycation hotel could also be serving some of the best food in the metro. To help satisfy your cravings, we've come up with a list of 5 hotel restaurants in Metro Manila that should be on your food trip list.










 Acaci (Acacia Hotel)

The Acaci Restaurant in Acacia Hotel offers a stylish dining experience in a warm setting. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows allow guests to have a view overlooking the streets of the metro while indulging in Acaci’s best dishes. The restaurant has breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets that serve local and international cuisine throughout the week. They have different specials every month as well featuring cuisine from all over the world such as Thai, American, and Spanish. Try their yummy crab cakes, a customer favorite.











Paseo Uno (Mandarin Oriental Manila)

Paseo Uno, Mandarin Oriental’s all-day dining restaurant, offers both Asian and Western dishes. They have dramatic open kitchens for a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The restaurant has elegant interiors with indoor and outdoor ponds, water sculptures, and Spanish, Japanese, and Filipino decor. Guests can indulge in the restaurant’s luxury weekend buffet that serves pan-fried duck liver. Some of Paseo Uno's must-tries are their beef salpicao, Malaysian chicken curry, and wonton noodle soup.











 Makan Makan Asian Food Village (Hotel H2O)

Enjoy the best dishes from Southeast Asia at Makan Makan Asian Food Village located in Hotel H2O. If you're craving for some Thai or Malaysian food, you'll surely find something you like from the restaurant's range of dishes. Try food from Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines as well as cuisine from China and Japan. Make sure you try their roti prata, dimsum, coffee spareribs, chili crab, Hainanese chicken rice, and sticky rice with mango.














UMU (Dusit Thani Manila)

If you want Japanese food at its finest, UMU in Dusit Thani Manila is a must-visit. The restaurant uses state-of-the-art-amenities to make each individual dish. Guests can watch their food being prepared, thanks to the restaurant's live cooking preparation stations that include the robata (charcoal grill) counter, teppanyaki tables, and the sushi counter. UMU also has a great ambiance with beautifully designed interiors guaranteed to relax you. The restaurant can fit up to 226 people in its 1,000 square meter area.











 Lola's Restaurant (The Mabuhay Manor)

Are you looking for native Filipino favorites? Head to Lola's restaurant at The Mabuhay Manor to soothe your cravings. The restaurant offers Filipino dishes partnered with cultural heritage music, ambiance, and service that creates an authentic dining experience. Guests are recommended to try the restaurant's version of Tuyo and Tapa flakes. Don't forget to try their variety of kakanin and dried fish.

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