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All 750 Manila Restaurants

Barbara's

Plaza San Luis Complex, General Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(02) 527 3893
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Ranked #45 of 750 Restaurants in Manila
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We came here to celebrate our last night in Manila and it was such a treat! The cultural show was absolutely a highlight of us stay in Manila and a fantastic introduction to Kultura Filipina! The show went for about 45 mins. The food was reasonable. It was delicious, but there wasn't too much of a variety for a buffet.... More

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Paranaque
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We've been here for just a late lunch, and what can i say--- oishiii!! All filipino foods especially the noodles. Great job for all the staff

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San Mateo, Rizal, Philippines
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

WE had dinner here after our Fort Santiago tour. The place is like old Manila with antiques. The staff is quite friendly but food is average. The dance show is great! Costumes are beautiful!

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Manila, Philippines
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Good food,historical ambiance and fastastic cultural dance show w/audience participation made this Filipino resto differs from other.

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Singapore
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you want to experience living in the past and watch a very good culture show while having a tasty dinner.. This restaurant is for you..its like oldies but goodies. And its good to bring your foreigner friends here for them to enjoy a dance, tinikling..

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

It was a highly recommended restaurant by the hotel. We could't get a dinner reservation so we went for lunch. They only served buffet during lunch. It was a very average meal and certainly not what we were expecting. The service was quite lay-back and staff mixed up our simple coffee order. It was a meal that we certainly wished... More

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I could have sworn I went back in time finding this quaint and pretty little cafe, tucked away from the busy streets of Intramuros. White tablecloths, gorgeously styled bar, stone walls and as fresh and clean as the day it was built draw you in for either a quick lunch or just coffee or a cool drink. The food is... More

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Manila, Philippines
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I been here several times with my foreign guests and they all enjoyed the cultural dance show and even experienced dancing tinikling which is our national dance. Buffet food is just okay over all I would highly recommend this restaurant for its dinner with cultural show.

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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The food was not great, but the show was wonderful. It's a shame with all the great local food that the buffet was rather bland, dry, and tasteless

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We were looking forward to eating here after our Bambike Tour, but ended up (mistakenly and unfortunately) at the cafe....which is close-by. We had lunch here and it was pretty bad. Salads were embarrassing and overall quality was the complete opposite of what we have read about the restaurant and buffet. We will be careful to get it right next... More

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