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“Closed for holidays!”
Review of Magellan's Landing - CLOSED

Magellan's Landing
Cuisines: European
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Reviewed January 4, 2014

We went to eat there on the advice of the hotel we were staying at. Well it did look good from outside but it was unfortunately closed.
On the door, a notice that the pub was closed for the holidays season (Dec 25 to Jan 2). Either the owner does not need money or he has a poor marketing strategy.... All the other restaurants in the mall were packed so a bit weird....

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Thank Prosper C
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Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

Magellans landing or "mags" as we like to call it was the first beer I had in the Philippines back in 'o9 we had some great times there on a very regular basis this place was always busy you had to get there early to get a seat with pints of draught beer freely flowing for a meager php60. They decided to renovate to make more room and with new management with big ideas that never worked the place was in decline. For some reason the staff have never been any good this also must come down to management. I haven't been back to the Philippines since its re-opening in November so unable to comment but will definitely give it a go when I return. Hope those pints are still flowing at php60. Cheers

Thank Mullomatic
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

Good place for Fri and Sat nights to wind up the week but other than that, nothing so special. Music's okay, most nights there are live bands. Good on Saturdays, gets hippy but sadly it also get sleazy as women of old foreigners hit way up and forget about the word behaviour.

Thought the service would get better now that it has reopened to the public last October after a brief closure for about 3-4 weeks, new staff but apparently new and are confused what to do. Has sat at the bar for almost 20 mins but I wasn't even asked if I would needed a drink, or perhaps they assume don't need to. Food was always okay here, but when it has re-opened many dish were already always unavailable. Something internally at the management must be going on.

One thing I would comment is, they are not consistent with their No Smoking/ Smoking rule. Sometimes it's No Smoking, and there are times its non-smoking. It's closed airconditioned so watch out if others will smoke, you'll get suffocated as they don't have dedicated smoking area, this should be pointed out by the management. I live 100 metres from this pub so it's accessible ;)

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Thank Fritzie D
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

Was told the chef was not working and given a short menu. Tried the calamari it was good, the fries also ok. Hear the dory was very good but not available.

Thank CebuExpats
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Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

Went to magellans a few times it was a very beautiful bar but seldom did I see people there I usually ate there too the food was pretty good but a little on the expensive side and it was a no smoking bar which was irritating as it was so hot outside I didnt find the staff very happy there either but overall worth a visit

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Thank christopher c
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