The hippest bars in the area!
Bonifacio Global City or more popularly called BGC is known for being one of the most diverse food spots in the metro. Aside from big name restaurants, it’s also home to unique hole in the wall joints, cool coffee shops, and the best bars for the night owls. In this list we gathered some of the newest restos at one of the most underrated areas in BGC–Burgos Circle.
Downtown & Halsted is a hip gastropub that serves a wide array of international comfort food. Halsted is a street in Chicago and the Halted Sour a concoction of Monkey Shoulder whiskey, bitters, egg white, and kafir – is a fitting tribute to the robust and dynamic city. If you’re in the mood for something more unique, try the Brunswick cocktail, a mixture of Reyka vodka, dry wine, coriander, and strawberries. See the restaurant’s full feature here.
FAT is a budget-friendly restaurant known to offer pork and beef comfort dishes. They also have an all-day affordable lunch menu catering to BGC employees.
PepeRosso serves authentic Napoli style pizza, pasta and international street food. Their brick oven is imported from Italy and certified by the Associazone Verace Pizza Napoletana. They use Italian flour, cheese and pasta in all their dishes.
Also read: 12 Awesome Pizza Joints You Shouldn’t Ignore
Forbes Town Center, Burgos Circle, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
Locavore is a local farm-to-table restaurant serving contemporary Filipino dishes by Chef Mikel Zaguirre. Most popular for its sizzling sinigang and sizzling oyster sisig, this is its 2nd branch.
Bondi & Bourke is an oasis where guests can enjoy a quintessential Modern Australian dining experience, headed by award-winning chef, Wade Watson. In it’s bright and airy guise, the restaurant offers a bespoke menu featuring some of Australia’s favorite dishes. Get exclusive discounts at their Legazpi Village branch here.
Insider tip: Watch out for their unlimited wine happy hour!
The Bowery is an American bistro pub from Chef Cuit Kaufman of Borough serving upscale New York comfort food. It is a concept inspired from the chic Bowery Street in New York.
Tipsy Pig – Burgos Circle
Tipsy Pig is a man pub most popular for it’s signature brews, extensive beverage list and good food. It’s the newest venture from the group that brought us Locale Gastrobar and Reserve.
Tap Station is a proudly Filipino brewery that serves fresh, off-the-tap beers. They also offer an extensive list of local and international craft beers.
Big Bad Wolf – Burgos Circle
Big Bad Wolf is a restaurant and bar set in an upscale Brooklyn loft-cum-art gallery inspired space. It offers all-day breakfast, steaks and other comfort food favorites from Chef Kato of now defunct Le Souffle Kitchen.
Insider tip: Get TWO orders of their Mojito for the price of ONE when you use Booky.
Da Tang Jardin is an Asian tapas bar inspired from the traditional recipes of the great Chinese cuisines.
Reservations are accepted
Bellagio 2, Burgos Circle, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
Aivee Cafe is a unique healthy concept cafe bringing a blend of comfort food and vegan-inspired dishes.
No reservations accepted
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3/F Burgos Park Bldg., Inside A Institute, Forbes Town Center, Burgos Circle, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
Papa Loa is a unique Japanese-Hawaiian joint owned by model Borgy Manotoc. It’s a modern Tiki bar that serves small bites like baos, ceviches and skewers are paired with their signature cocktails.
Booky Tip: Try one of their unique cocktails called the Little Grass Skirt--it contains sesame oil!
Located on the 2nd floor of Frank & Dean Cafe x Kitchen, Tropic Frank is a hidden bar offering street food, pizza and Southern fried chicken. Whisky samplers and other signature drinks are also served.
Insider tip: Happy hour is everyday from 4-9PM.
2nd’s is a modern comfort food restaurant offering your favorite like mac n cheese, burgers, and even crispy bacon. It’s also the perfect spot for good coffee. They just recently opened after closing down their original location along High Street.
Reservations are accepted
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Forbes Town Center, Forbes Town Road, Burgos Circle, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
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