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Corner Tree Cafe

#17 of 1,101 Restaurants in Makati
Certificate of Excellence
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150 Jupiter Street | Bel-Air Village, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 897 0295
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bengaluru, India
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurant is quietly tucked really in the corner with a huge tree in the front. So the name is apt for the restaurant. The ambience of this place is quite laid back and very much European. One can hang out with a cool drink or coffee and just enjoy the world go by. Coming to the food - some... More 

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Thank Madhumathi
Hanoi, Vietnam
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little place. Quiet despite being on a busy road. Food was excellent; service was great too but portions are a little on the small side.

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Thank AlexOAE
francesca104, Owner at Corner Tree Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! I'm glad you liked the food and service. And thanks for your comment on the portions. Was that a general feel or was it for certain dishes? hoping we can improve on this (although I generally find American portions way too much) but maybe we can improve on some of the dishes. Thanks again for that!... More 

Manila
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328 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't remember if l have reviewed CTC prior so here goes: We had the dumplings and the lumpia, excellent! Then l had the raw organic salad - interesting but l felt like a bird consuming it :) The arroz came after - delicious, my friend had the adobo tofu - great as well! We had mixed feelings about the... More 

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Thank DenduA
francesca104, Owner at Corner Tree Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for taking the time to review CTC! Glad you liked the dishes! Tofu walnut burger ... I guess it is not for everyone. Some people love it, some don't so I guess that's a fair assessment. But glad you liked it overall!!! Thanks for coming! Chiqui More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Great vegetarian/vegan dishes I've had in a long time. The lasagna was quite salty for my taste and the chocolate cake was a bit dry but a great overall food experience! The best here is there kare-Kare, a must try for sure!

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Thank Mark S
francesca104, Owner at Corner Tree Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for the review! Will check on the lasagna today. The chocolate cake... it is usually good and moist. Apologies for that! Glad you liked the experience anyway! Thanks again! More 

Pune, India
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1,359 reviews
678 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,082 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

If this place was within walking distance of where I was, I would have visited it every day of my trip. I did manage to go twice. It has a surprisingly extensive menu for a place like this that is very compact but has a nice vibe to it. Service comes with a smile. The quinoa salad and the Filipino... More 

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Thank ZenHealer7
francesca104, Owner at Corner Tree Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review! (sorry just replying now!) Glad you liked the food and service! The iced tea... will check on that! But thank you for coming and taking the time to write a review! More 

Munich, Germany
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

It is such a dilight to be able to enjoy delicious and healthy food while travelling! Especially in a country, where meat and fast food is so popular. Very original vegatarian and vegan options. Something different! Go and try it! The personal and the owner are very kind and engaged. The atmosphere is very pleasant. Thank you!

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1 Thank LosTomatitos
francesca104, Owner at Corner Tree Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review! Happy to offer healthier food during your visit! Glad you had a good experience :-) Nice to meet you! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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74 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

I was looking forward to eating here as the reviews were magnificent and the high prices did not bother me as long as the food was good.I found it easy enough with google maps on Jupiter street near the corner of Saturn walking distance from Makati Ave. On this busy street it is an oasis of calmness just looking at... More 

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2 Thank windyhabour
francesca104, Owner at Corner Tree Cafe, responded to this review

Hello, very very sorry about that! I asked if you wanted to move just because I thought it might be a bit uncomfortable for you 2 to be sitting next to each other after the rest of the customers left. I did mean to chat with you -- (and maybe you just wanted to be left in peace) ... I... More 

Manila, Philippines
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Great food, ok service. Vegetarian but you will not miss the proteins. An Indian twist with international flavor. We brought some of the ingredients home to replicate the cooking. Not easy though....

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Thank joeyjakarta100
francesca104, Owner at Corner Tree Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review!!! Always happy when customers are happy :-) Curious to know what dish you tried at home! Many thanks again ! More 

Makati, Philippines
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

PETA voted their veggie burger one of the best in the Philippines. Its really good esp with extra gravy. But they have lots of other great options too.

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Thank Jason B
francesca104, Owner at Corner Tree Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Glad you liked the burger. Hope you try the other dishes as well! More 

San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Finding non-meat food in manila is difficult but not impossible. Corner Tree cafe was a wonderful experience and if i lived in Manila or stayed there more often i would make this place a weekly, if not almost daily, stop. AMAZING food and i cannot rave enough. i may actually STAY in makati next time so i can go there... More 

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Thank mkepanther
francesca104, Owner at Corner Tree Cafe, responded to this review

So nice to hear you liked the food! And you even have a shirt! Many thanks for taking the time to write a review :-) See you next time. Cheers! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
Cuisine
Asian, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Jupiter Street | Bel-Air Village, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: +63 2 897 0295
Description
Corner Tree Cafe is a Vegetarian / Vegan Cafe. We serve food from Asia to Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas in a cosy intimate setting. We also offer good wines, local beers and some house cocktails. You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy our delicious food. In fact most of our customers are omnivores, but vegetarians will feel right at home here (we also serve some gluten-free dishes). To add to our regular menu, we have weekly specials sometimes inspired by current events or international days. Booking is advisable. Children welcome.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?