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Plaza San Luis Complex, General Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(02) 527 3893
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really disappointed by this and actually left within 10 minutes of "the show" starting as I had enough. I thought it was going to be like a theatre cultural show but it was a few people playing bad music on wooden instruments and some more people doing some very boring dancing. I also found the food disappointing for... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been to this restaurant for lunch as well as for dinner. We found the spread for lunch a bit more special, from the cream of mushroom soup to the roast beef and then to the merengue, with callos being the only memorable dish from dinner. However, the cultural presentation at dinner time made the overall experience unique and... More 

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Vancouver
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for lunch and the place was absolutely tasteful and beautiful. Furthermore the food was really good. Highly recommend the buffet!

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Paranaque, Philippines
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place has a great ambiance primarily because it is a Spanish house. Dining experience especially at dinner is also great because you get to be serenaded by traditional Filipino dances. Other than, I found nothing special about the food they serve.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience in dining at Barbara's has always been of excellence hands down. Privileged to have met the owner (she meets and greets guests when she's there), I find her one gracious lady who's passion for her food and pride in her roots and culture cannot be undermined by profit. The price is comparably lower than many fine-dining restaurants in... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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62 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The décor the artworks the advertising all scream that this is supposed to be an authentic Spanish restaurant.......sorry it just did not feel that way to me Location is good the staff were great the layout and atmosphere are good Food.....OK it's a buffet and for the price (about $22 pp Australian) it's a good price.....but I found the food... More 

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Thank Phillip T
Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

barbara's is located inside intramuros manila ,,when your in manila try to visit intramuros around afternoon ,,walking around and see the historical places , take your dinner at barbaras restaurant besides san agustin church ,and they have dinner with cultural shows at night .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Me and my fianceè after our canonical interview for our wedding at the Manila cathedral, we decided to have brunch with our friends and family at Barbara's Food served very average. Not that good quality. Service took a long time food to arrive. But the ambience is pretty cool though.

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Thank Edu S
MNL
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

At first, I was disappointed at the cost of the buffet because the food choices were limited. But I quickly changed my mind after I took my first bite. And when the cultural show started, I was floored. Upon entering, you'll get the feeling that you stepped into the past. The place looks like the house of a rich businessman... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

A welcome respite from the heat when walking around the walled city and Intrmuros. The buffet lunch has aa ample selction of different dishes to accommodate all tastes and satisfy the appetite built up after a mornings walking. Plenty of fresh salad available. There was a chef at the carvery slicing some very tasty roast beef. Very nice string music... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Filipino, Asian, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza San Luis Complex, General Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: (02) 527 3893

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