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“Good spanish food in a relaxed atmosphere”
Review of Cirkulo Restaurant

Cirkulo Restaurant
Ranked #122 of 1,446 Restaurants in Makati
Cuisines: Spanish
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Description: El Cirkulo's Executive Chef, J. Gamboa was adjudged the Best Chef in the Country when he bested nine veteran culinary experts in Manila to win top honors in Bonlac's Great Chefs of Asia Competition in 1996. Gamboa is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York. He is also Chef of Milky Way Café. The restaurant is managed by Malu A. Gamboa, a third generation restaurateur, whom together with her family, manages other well-known establishments: Milky Way at Powerplant Rockwell Mall and V-Mall Greenhills, Milky Way Café, AzuThai Restaurant and Tsukiji Japanese Restaurant. LUNCH: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, Mondays to Fridays. DINNER: 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm, Mondays to Saturdays. Closed On Sundays. Private Parties accepted. Private Room for 10 to 16 persons. Smoking and Non-Smoking seating. Complimentary Basement Parking. Menu is available in Japanese.
Reviewed May 10, 2012

Came to manila and as always looked for good spanish food. Hotel suggested we try Cirkulo and we were very pleased with the result. Great tapas selection - reasonable wine list and friendly service - and nicely busy with a great crowd.

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Reviewed March 9, 2012

This is a top quality well managed spanish restaurant catering to the well heeled residents and the high end business community in central Makati. Great menu especially the paellas top wine list and great service all for a fraction of what you would pay in Europe. Very safe area, plenty of taxis and near all the big Makati hotels. Excellent atmosphere, well worth a visit.

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chefjg2000, Executive Chef at Cirkulo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2012

Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed dining with us at Cirkulo. We will share your comments with our entire team and let them know that their efforts were noticed and appreciated.

We look forward to serving you and your guests again! Thank you very much!

Sincerely,
Chef J. Gamboa

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Reviewed March 2, 2012

I've been to the highly rated Cirkulo several times with family, friends and work colleagues. I like the live music and the often busy atmosphere. And the tapas is good. ...but, its never knocked me off my feet. Each time I'm left feeling its a bit over-rated and over-priced.

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Reviewed January 14, 2017
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