Still wondering what to do in Manila for Valentine’s Day? Here’s some announcements from our dear PR friends which should be helpful in your quest to find the right place 🙂
Mario’s Restaurant along Tomas Morato Avenue in Quezon City offers a Valentine Special until February 15. It consists of Cream of Pumpkin and Potato Soup. The main course is a choice of Twin Tournedos of Tenderloin Steak Duo with Béarnaise and Mushroom Sauce; Salmon and Lamb, Salmon Fillet with Roasted Garlic and Charbroiled Lamb Chop with Port Mint Sauce; or Rib Eye and Prawn Thermidor, Rib-Eye with choice of Bérnaise, Peppercorn or Mushroom Gravy plus Stuffed Tiger Prawn with a Light Cheese Sauce. End the meal with decadent Red Velvet Cheesecake.
Over in Burgos Circle BGC, L’Entrecote lays out romantic dinner menu for its valued guests at P3,760 plus service charge. Start your meal with Bubbly Carrot-Ginger Soup with Prosecco. The entrée is Tournedos “Rossini,” Grilled Beef Tenderloin filled with Foie Gras, Wrapped with Bacon and topped with Black Truffle Sauce plus Norwegian Salmon Steak with Caviar Hollandaise Sauce. Baked Potato Gratin with Gruyere Cheese and Green Asparagus Bundle is served on the side while dessert is a Strawberry Parfait Trifle for two. Couples get to choose between red or white wine and they get a Valentine gift each.
If you decide to have your Valentine’s date in the old part of Manila, there’s nothing like the sophisticated ambiance of Ilustrado in 744 General Luna Road, Intramuros.
The special five-course Valentine meal starts with an Amuse Bouche of Bagnet Mini Sliders, thrice cooked pork belly in home made hoisin sauce layered with vegetable slaw and cilantro in a black charcoal bun.
Artisan bread basket with chicken liver pate and butter follows then comes choices of appetizers, soup and main entrée.
A choice for a sweet ending is Rosed Watermelon and Lychee Bavarois, rose-soaked watermelon balls and lychees on light layers of Bavarian cream and almond dacquoise.
Savor the meal with your favorite wine, a rich aromatic coffee or a soothing cup of tea.
Marco Polo Ortigas, one of the metro’s finest hotels, invites you to dine and unwind for a delightful lunch and receive a special red rose with a heart-shaped chocolate at Php 3,000 for two persons. Opt for a romantic evening dinner with the same special gifts, paired with two glasses of Rosé at Php 5,888. Bring in three couple friends and enjoy a Valentine’s group dinner package that comes with a bottle of Rosé.
Over at Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge, enjoy a tapas buffet with a Valentine’s drink for Php 2,600 on February 14.
Room bookings at Marco Polo come with free breakfast buffet for two at Cucina. Make it even more special with an exclusive romantic overnight stay in a Continental Deluxe Room or Superior Suite with breakfast for two at the Continental Club Lounge and a Valentine’s dinner at Cucina. A special set up with flowers awaits couples who wish to dine in the comfort of their suites