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“Good food and coffee.. Service needs to improve!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Tinder Box

Tinder Box
Departure Level Mactan CebuSubdivision | Domestic & International Airport, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
(63) 32 340-3366
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Ranked #41 of 70 Restaurants in Lapu Lapu
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Manila, Philippines
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141 reviews 141 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
“Good food and coffee.. Service needs to improve!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I always go here for their coffee and grilled frank sandwich. Food remains the same, service is getting worse. Staffs chat loudly, lot of noise from their kitchen, some even sings aloud. You expect peaceful ambiance but this place is like a school cafeteria. Worse, their wifi limits you to few mins connection only. Will go back here but will order 'to go' next time.

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English first
Manila, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Refreshing sight for a delayed flight ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Situated inside the departure area, tinderbox is an oasis for the weary travellers who want to chill because of a delayed flight. You can never go wrong with the glass of Cabernet grilled peppered chicken panini and a selection if cheeses from different parts of the world. Did I say service was also impeccably efficient. For most of us who cannot afford to go inside the business lounge, this place is a perfect spot to hang out in, rest your weary feet and enjoy good food.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“the place to go for great meat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

If your looking for a good imported meat and wines this is the place for you. Great ambiance and a place to relax

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“I LOVE THIS PLACE”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

what's not to love?? if you like social drinking and having a good time with friends this is the place! the food is great and i love their grocery section. great for buying gifts

Visited October 2011
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Manila
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78 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
“Good Tasting Hungarian Sausage, The Rest Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

We stayed here for 5 hrs due to Zest Air flight delay. In this 5 hours, we have ordered a lot. The only dish I can remember is the hungarian sausage as the rest was quite ordinary. We liked the ambiance though. The best dining option in the airport. Their chairs were from the famous design Kenneth Cobunpue. I believe that this is the best dining place in the airport but for the place itself, it isn't that great.

Visited May 2012
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