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The Lobby at Manila Peninsula Hotel

$$$$
Filipino, Asian, Contemporary
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Ayala Avenue, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
63 2 887 2888 Ext 6759
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a chic location to enjoy a refreshing halo-halo look no further than the lobby at the Peninsula Hotel!!! Friends kept commenting that it was the best in Manila and I couldn't agree more!!!

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Thank Theo A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manila Pen is known for their amazing ambience especially during christmas time. but I was surprised and disappointed with my experience just last night. I had dinner here with my friends. We ordered alot from kare kare, truffle soup, 38 hour braised beef , and had drinks. First and foremost, Its really hard to get the servers attention. Even AFTER... More 

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Thank Joane S
Davao
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to enjoy the grand atmosphere and the live music. The selection of food and beverage is good. Fresh raw materials and reasonable quick service. A good place to finish a day or to have a bite while getting ready for transport. We have never been disappointed here.

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Thank Peter19502013
Manila, Philippines
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117 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly, the grandest lobby of any hotel in the Philippines and perfect for meetings or social catch-up.... Hours pass at a timed graced... This time, took my team there for alignment meetings... from coffee through lunch. Pasta and salad dish were enjoyed... the Club Sandwich however was a disappointment... (3 out of 10)... flat flavor and none of that blending... More 

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Thank Merril Y
Flemington, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

They will pull out all the stops for good service. They treated me as royalty. The room was amazing and huge. Real luxury and the food is fantastic. They have live performers in the lobby and they were very good so it made the coffee and drink break after dinner so enjoyable. It is also so close to shopping and... More 

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Thank cialeto
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Whenever I come to the Peninsula I always hold my lunch or dinner business meetings at the Lobby or the executive club. The food is exquisite and the menu is hand-picked by German chef Mike Wehrle who brings world class taste to Manila. The choice of beverages is vast (the only place in Manila where I could have an organic... More 

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Thank TomOliverGlobal
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

After spending a day of touring around the Green Belt mall, stopped in for a cold one. There was a group of musicians on the second level playing some fantastic music (not to loud - I was able to converse with a colleague). The atmosphere was so relaxing.

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Thank Darryl Z
Plymouth Meeting, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

it was a rainy evening and I was looking for a quick sandwich for dinner. I had the club sandwich which was quite good. It even came with French Fries. There was a string quartet in the main lobby which added to the ambiance. I was in and out in a short amount of time, while still having a good... More 

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Thank mpaws
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Not only do you get to enjoy delicious entrees, you get to experience it while listening to an orchestra play popular tunes in their own cover, as did the pianists. Very talented. The kids REALLY loved their burger, super flavorful! I loved their ‘PAMORA’ CHICKEN ARROZ CALDO! Recommended!

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Thank JuoM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We go here every week to unwind and to relax, the food is expensive and overpriced but the best part of your stay here is the ambiance, the music and the service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Filipino, Asian, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?