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Restaurant Escolta

C/O Peninsula Hotel | Makati Corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, Makati, Luzon 1226, Philippines
+63 2 887 2888
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
C/O Peninsula Hotel | Makati Corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, Makati, Luzon 1226, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a city where buffets are commonplace, the PEN Buffet @ Escolta offers the requisite main offerings (carvery of beef, fresh seafood (clams, mussels, prawns, crab), sashimi, western and Filipino sections, cold cuts and dessert. The overall quality of ingredient and cooking method (taste vs....More

Thank Merril Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the breakfast buffet at Escolta, Peninsula Manila and observed that it's just like the other hotel buffet. We heard a great buzz about it being special and all, but aside from the nice ambiance; the food, the service, and the presentation are ordinary....More

Thank preciouswalker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What happened?! Two years ago I thought that the breakfast at Peninsula was one of the best I ever had and this time they do. It have fresh fruit juices, no papaya nor mango, the muffins are dry and the service poor. I was far...More

Thank stephan j
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Escolta is one of my favorite restaurants at the Peninsula Manila. It offers buffet from breakfast until dinner. As it is part of the Peninsula Manila, the price of the buffet is relatively higher. But nonetheless, one’s stomach is full after billing out.

Thank arcdoligon
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Had breakfasts here while staying at the Manila Pen. The restaurant is quite big. But the decor was not so great in contrast with the beauty of the hotel's lobby. The buffet spread was huge. However I found the food to be rather average except...More

Thank Little_Bird2003
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

I've been to a lot of buffets in the metro; this one offers not as much as the other hotels do (like spiral/sofitel or shangrila makati), but whatever it is that they offered tasted good. I specially loved the chocolates and the congee. They were...More

Thank Brat D
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Our extended family had a buffet dinner for the eve. I have always put the Peninsula a cut above the rest because of their attention to detail and their penchant for not scrimping. The buffet is top dollar at 66 dollars ++. Worth it! Was...More

Thank Elfilibusterismo
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

My family always looks forward to Xmas eve dinner at the Pen. But this time around our experience was sub par. The food is not as good as in previous year. I saw a chef in uniform and talked to him about this. I mentioned...More

Thank Woodie2468
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

It was delicious and they always had a good variety. It can get crowded, so the earlier the better. Food choices are mostly Asian, with a few western choices. The fruit section does not change much, but have always tasted good and fresh. Even when...More

Thank CAli2Everywhere
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

We had the Xmas buffet dinner in 2015 and have enjoyed the Sunday buffet a couple of times. The selection for this years Xmas dinner was much less than previously, with only 2 cheeses available. They have a great free flow deal on wine for...More

Thank mattstuart
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/O Peninsula Hotel | Makati Corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, Makati, Luzon 1226, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: +63 2 887 2888
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