Love, love, looooove.
Two more days until Valentine’s day! Aside from the bouquet of flowers, balloons and cheesy surprises you’ve prepared for the love of your life, let’s not forget that the whole Valentine’s day experience wouldn’t be complete without an epic dining experience.
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Set your love on fire with these V-day promos, limited edition dishes and unique 3 course meals at some of Booky’s partner restaurants! Make sure your valentine gets only the best on the day of hearts so don’t forget to read the fine print, folks!
Vanderlust – Tomas Morato
For the globe trotters, aspiring travelers and explorers, Vanderlust is the only bistro that flies you around the world with its affordable luxurious treats such as the 300 year old German pastry Schneeballe, Tuscan favorite Bistecca alla Fiorentina and many more. Join Vaderlust in celebrating the season of love with 2 new black dishes (yes, you read that right). Aside from the color red, black is surprisingly a symbol of romance as well.
That’s not all! For every minimum spend of P1,500 between February 12-18, Vanderlust will treat you to two glasses of wine to really set the mood for the day of hearts!
Free Tiramisu Cake – Soru Izakaya
Soru Izakaya offers a tasteful blend of after-work gastropub drinks accompanied with fresh Japanese eats. From sashimi plates and savory yakitori combinations to refreshing beverages and speakeasy cocktails, Soru Izakaya completes the whole modern Japan experience that brings you a glimpse of the Tokyo night life. For a minimum spending of ₱1,000, guests will have a complementary slice of Tiramisu.
Take note: This promo is for dine in only.
Teppan Okochi – Fort Bonifacio
Teppan Okochi is a fine dining Japanese restaurant by Grand Chef Akihiro Okochi of Osaka, Japan. They serve dishes like okonomiyaki, Hiroshima oyster teppanyaki, wagyu teppanyaki, and unagi. They’re having a St. Valentine’s Special Promo for two that includes a choice of 2 glasses of wine each (you can choose from Red, White or Champagne), choice of 1 dish from their recommendation, Okonomiyaki fromage style, Garlic Rice and Red Miso Soup, and Teppan Crepe with Strawberry & Japanese Sweets.
Price: This St. Valentine's Special Promo is priced ₱9,800 for 2 pax, inclusive of 12% VAT and exclusive of service charge.
But wait, there’s more! These are 3 must-try dishes in their special promo.
9 kinds of assorted appetizers
Smoked Salmon and Ikura, Parma Ham (salad style), Prawn Cocktail with mentaiko sauce, Chicken Karaage with tartar sauce, Grilled Yellowtail with teriyaki sauce, Baked Eggplant (yakinasu), and Today’s Chef Okochi’s special menu (3 kinds)
Lobster with Potato and Cheese
Omi Eagyu Beef Steak (150g)
After your meal, this promo also includes Illy coffee or TWG Tea and a special souvenir from Teppan Okochi!
Shinsen Sushi Bar and Restaurant – multiple branches
Shinsen is a homegrown local sushi bar and restaurant serving authentic Japanese food fare made with only the freshest ingredients available in the market. They’re offering three sets this Valentine’s season. Two sets that are good for 2 pax and one family set that’s good for 6 persons. See full details in their poster below.
Gourmet Gypsy – A Roces Ave.
Owned by Chef Waya Araos-Wijangco, Gourmet Gypsy Art Cafe serves food from around the world. They make sure that these dishes are fresh, authentic and of high quality, making customers enjoy a full dining experience. Gourmet Gypsy offers a full course Valentine’s Day menu which includes dishes like Celery Sticks Deviled Eggs, Pan Seared Kitayama Wagyu Rib Eye with Blue Cheese Butter and Kahlua Creme Brulee. See more unique dishes and their prices below.
Izakaya Kenta – Malate
Izakaya Kenta has been serving authentic Japanese cuisine since 1997. This authentic Japanese restaurant offers a wide selection of sushi, sashimi, grilled and deep-fried meats. Enjoy their His & Her Valentine Special Menu where you can even have a romantic setup in their Tatami Room! See their full menu details and prices from the poster below.
Rotisserie Duo Specials – Salta! by Pappare
Salta! by Pappare by is an Italian rotisserie bar that serves roast chicken, lamb chops, ribs, cooked in their charcoal-fired rotisserie. This Valentine’s week, Salta is offering full-course Valentine’s Rotisserie Duo Specials for less than ₱1,000!
Salta Nachos Overload
Bistecca di Angus & Italian-Spiced Chicken for ₱999
Brick Oven Pork Chop & Italian-Spiced Chicken for ₱699
Italian-Spiced Chicken & Homemade Italian Sausage for ₱685
Brick Oven Pork Chop & Balsamic BBQ Beef Ribs for ₱745
Fun fact: Last but not the least, third course would be their Strawberry Dutch Crepe.
Bodega Kitchen & Bar – Salcedo Village
Your new go-to dining and drinks stop at the heart of Salcedo Village, featuring progressive Filipino cuisine and adventurous signature cocktails. If Valentine’s Day takes you to Salcedo Village, spend it with Bodega Kitchen & Bar and get FREE FRIED OREOS when you dine there from February 14-16, 2018. Bonus! Bodega’s house wine is Buy 1 Get 1 for only P300 for the same dates. Double sulit!
Insider Tip: Unlimited Coktails, Sangrias, and killer Quiz Nights are plentiful over at Bodega. Read more here.
Cocktail & Wine Dinner – Hops & Brews
Hops & Brews offers great drinks from morning ’til late at night. They offer specialty coffees based on single origin beans to power up your day to their classic cocktails to satisfy your thirst at the end of the day. Plan to celebrate before the 14th? Head on to Hops & Brews and try their Valentine’s Eve Cocktail and Wine Dinner! See full details below.
Char Dining – Uptown Parade
Hailing from Singapore, Char Dining PH specializes in Cantonese food with Western influences. Included in their signature dishes are the roast dishes and the Char Siew. Craving for some Asian flavors this Valentine’s week? Head on to Char and get a taste of their special Valentine’s menu! Promo is valid until February 18.
Smith Butcher – Salcedo Village
A butcher shop and grill room that offers a selection of meat from all five continents. They serve appetizers, cut-to-order steaks, freshly made burgers, selection of cheese and wines. Treat that special someone to a special lunch or dinner out with Smith Butcher’s decadent Valentine’s feast. Available from February 10-16, 2018.
The Frazzled Cook – Tomas Morato
The Frazzled Cook is a quirky restaurant put together with the mission of serving good comfort food in a cozy, homey ambiance. It serves international dishes with a twist and Philippine Alamid Coffee, where beans are extracted from wild civet droppings. Try their Valentine’s Special Set Menu which includes Asparagus Soup, Green Salad, Seafood, Tomato & Cheese Pasta, and Grilled Lamb Chops.
Four Course Surf & Turf – Cazuela
Named after the terracotta cooking pot in Spain, Cazuela pays homage to the Spanish gastronomic cuisine with must-tries like the Paella Negra, Lamb Skewers, Callos, Angusilog and the Brazo de Fernando. Their 4-course Surf and Turf is a special one because it’s available exclusively via Booky reservations. Feast your eyes and stomachs on this beauty:
Boîte Shiny Love – Ladurée
Ladurée is a luxury French patisserie best known for their pastel-colored macarons. They have 8 regular flavors: chocolate, coffee, salted caramel, rose petal, vanilla, orange blossom, citron (lemon), and pistachio; but every few months, they feature a handful of seasonal flavors. This Valentine’s season, give your special someone a glittering limited edition Boîte Shiny Love box of macarons!
Free Heart Keychain – Tsujiri
Tsujiri is a Japanese matcha brand from Uji Kyoto that specializes in authentic, premium green tea drinks. They are the pioneer in matcha infused desserts – from ice cream to cakes and pastries. From February 14 to 18, get a free fluffy heart keychain with every Tsujiri Sundae, Tsujiri Jelly Sundae or Tsujiri Shaved Ice!
Llaollao – multiple branches
Llaollao is an international franchise from Spain famous for the frozen yogurt. You can have it plain or make it even better with a selection of fresh toppings. Enjoy their limited Valentin Romantico Sanum flavors like Mixed Berries and Black Forest. Make sure to try these flavors ASAP since they’re only available until February 28!
Anti Valentines Day – Agave Mexican Cantina
Agave Mexican Cantina is a Mexican restaurant serving dishes like chimichangas, quesadillas, nachos, as well as bottomless margaritas and mojitos. Single and bitter this Valentine’s day? Ease the pain with ₱75 Margaritas and you can also get a free Break My Heart S’mores for a minimum bill of ₱1,500.
Halal Kabab – Park 9 Alley
Halal Kabab Express offers authentic and value-filled Persian meals for a Filipino-friendly price. Specialties include Chicken Biryani with Basmati Rice, Chelo Kabab Kubideh, and Persian favorites. This February 14, they’ll be setting up a fine-dining experience to 10 couples with a 3-course meal that’s worth ₱1,500 per couple. The menu starts off with a smoked salmon salad, a choice of poached chicken breast or beef kabab for the main course then ends with a chocolate walnut cake.
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