The Love Month is always a perfect excuse to celebrate your better half. For those planning ahead for a perfect Valentine’s evening, look no further than Uptown Bonifacio for classic wining and dining experiences. With a bustling restaurant scene, Uptown Bonifacio is filled with charming spaces, lovely ambiance, and top-notch food and tipples selections.
1. Salvatore Cuomo & Bar (GF Uptown Parade, 0921 698 7938)
You can be sure your date at Salvatore Cuomo & Bar will be sumptuous. The restaurant is part of a food empire built by Salvatore Cuomo, a celebrated Italian chef, and restaurateur hailed as the pioneer of Neapolitan pizza in Japan. Treat your date to their Tagliatelle Con Salsiccia Tartufata, Napoli Style Pizza, and for dessert, order Pistachio Sansrival. Don’t forget to have a glass of their sangria or any of their wine selections and cheers to the night.
2. Ambrosia Manila (2F Uptown Parade, 0927 532 0273)
Ambrosia Manila’s formula for a perfect date night is good food, good wine and a great ambiance! On their extensive menu, they have their signature Oyster Rockefeller, dinner entrees, and cocktails selections. The upscale bar will immerse guests in good and familiar flavors while being an attractive venue for romantic celebrations.
3. Alegria (GF Uptown Parade, 0956 834 8677)
Meet up with your gorgeous date and have an exciting dinner at the recently-opened concept restaurant Alegria Manila. Delight in a gastronomic journey in their Filipino and Latin American cross cultural tasting menu. Reserve a table at this cozy destination and create good times this Valentine’s.
4. Mamma Mia (GF Uptown Mall, 8541 8933)
Mamma Mia captures that essence of love through their heartwarming recipes that will also suit the Filipino palate. Give Mamma Mia a try if you’re ready to be satisfied with a plethora of pizzas, pastas, and cheeses. Make it a point to try the booze selections at their Aperol Bar during your date.
5. Barcino (GF Uptown Parade, 0926 641 0457)
Toast to love and romance with Barcino’s rich and colorful cuisine. Lots of people from all over the world have fallen in love with Spanish cuisine for its varied flavors and creative takes on gastronomy, and Barcino embodies that through their prime selections of sangrias, paellas, tapas, and more. So, if you’re in need of something romantic and delicioso, Barcino is your best bet!
6. Nikkei Robata (GF Uptown Ritz, 0975 087 0428)
Feeling adventurous? Take your loved one to a Nikkei Robata date and experience a combination of Japanese and Peruvian cuisines. A must-try crowd favorite is their Yakitori Platter, a free-range grilled chicken skewers with tamagotchi and quail eggs. Level it up and order their luscious Robata-grilled steak with truffled mashed potatoes. Order a bottle of wine for sweet ending to a spectacular evening.
7. Perrochiko (GF, Uptown Parade, 0916 660 3947)
You and your significant other deserve a luxurious gastronomic affair, and Perrochiko is one of the best locations for that classic date night. You can’t go wrong with their Ensalada De Queso De Cabra, created perfectly for vegetarians and those looking for gluten free options, made with pan seared goat cheese and strawberry vinaigrette.
8. Las Flores (GF Uptown Ritz, 0916 619 3365)
Las Flores manages to bring a Spanish experience to Filipinos which mirrors vibrant fiestas and the global food culture of the European country. Come hungry and start your food journey with their tapas selection: we recommend the Chipirones Andaluze, which is fried baby squid and aioli. Then, make your way through their paella choices, prime meats, desserts and mocktails.
9. Salt and Ice (GF Uptown Parade, 0969 141 4688)
Exclusive in Uptown Bonifacio, Salt and Ice is a cool and swanky bar lounge that emanates fun and sophistication from interiors down to dining and drinking selections. Their menu features an imaginative menu, including fresh oysters that are offered in eight different ways, and a cocktail lineup that is inspired by different global destinations.
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