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The Lobby at Manila Peninsula Hotel

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Ayala Avenue, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
63 2 887 2888 Ext 6759
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 18
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  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A must try if you like to have a light meal

I dine twice in the lobby restuarant located at the Peninisula Lobby restuarant During lunch, I ordered the cesaer salad with chicken, the lettuce was not very fresh but the seafood chowder soup was really good. In the evening, I was back really late and did not want to have a heavy dinner and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Therese Jasmine L
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Hong Kong
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Quezon City, Philippines
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110 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Grandeur of the Lobby of The Pen with its high ceiling and a string quartet perched at the mezzanine provides the ambiance. The cafe is open 24 hours and serves really good comfort food. Service is quick and efficient. Price is on the upper side of expensive.

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Hong Kong
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I dine twice in the lobby restuarant located at the Peninisula Lobby restuarant During lunch, I ordered the cesaer salad with chicken, the lettuce was not very fresh but the seafood chowder soup was really good. In the evening, I was back really late and did not want to have a heavy dinner and ask for recommendation from the waiter... More 

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Haymarket, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The food was very, very good. The service was a little slow. It was in the lobby and a little noisy. I shouldn't complain about this as I knew what I was getting into when I sat down. Just a nice place for a start of the day meal.

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hong kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

This is nice for Manila but the food and service cannot compare to the other Peninsula properties in Hong Kong, shanghai or Tokyo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our coffee bonding experience here! We both love the coffee and the pastries ! And he loves the pancit canton most!

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I love that you can eat a meal here or just sit and enjoy people watching and the music. While staying at the The Peninsula Hotel one night we had drinks here, we ate lunch here, we just sat and read books here. From the marble balconies, the crystal-like windows, hyper high ceilings, the red lantern style hanging lamps, the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I went back to the Lobby at the Penn because I missed the halo- halo shaved ice, ice cream and fruit. It was as good as I recall from 30 years ago. The live music was still there. Not many things in Manila have stayed as good. I did not like the inflated prices of other items in the menu,... More 

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Manila
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154 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

For first but old world charm, The Lobby always works. Tip: always specify your brand when ordering a cocktail. That way you get your money's worth. The family will always love the desserts as well.

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Manila Philippines
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164 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were fortunate to be able to get a table at the lobby for our early dinner. It is the 2nd week of December and it is peak season . We had our experience last year when the place was fully booked even it was a late evening. i know it is the meeting place of the elite , and... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The whole place was festive with Christmas decor. Some of the waiters had Santa Claus caps and service was excellent as usual. My wife had fish and chips. She liked it but the portion was too big so I had to help her finish. The fresh juices were really fresh and my club sandwich was okey. Nice place to relax... More 

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Address: Ayala Avenue, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 2 887 2888 Ext 6759
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
Cuisine: Contemporary

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ayala Avenue, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: 63 2 887 2888 Ext 6759

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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