Chill cafes and cozy hideouts.
Cafes are like a second home for most people who prefer working outside their offices or simply those who want to enjoy a quiet cup of joe. Whether you’re looking for a spot to prepare for work or just an after dinner dessert stop, this list is just for you. We picked out some of the newest and most unique coffee shops along one of the most popular food strips in Quezon City where you can get your quick coffee fix.
LoLa Cafe is a destination restaurant that offers specialty Filipino cuisine helmed by Chef John Mangibin, his first under the LoLa Group. Food is prepared fresh and locally-sourced. They’re ideal for private events and special occasions.
A tribute to the late Carlos P. Romulo, Romulo Cafe offers traditional Filipino comfort food from heirloom recipes. Romulo Cafe gives its diners a glimpse of the Philippine history though its museum-style interiors. Before you visit, check out these 8 essential facts about Romulo Cafe.
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32 Dr. Scout Lazcano cor Scout Tuason near Tomas Morato, Laging Handa, Diliman, Quezon City
Shutter Cafe is a unique themed cafe that’s the perfect place for photography enthusiasts. You can enjoy your caffeinated beverages as you explore their display of vintage cameras and other memorabilia. Special workshops are also hosted here from time to time.
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Tweedle Book Cafe serves coffee, special teas for m TWG, and even hefty steak plates if you’re planning on staying the whole day.
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Purple Oven is one of the most-known homegrown bakeries in Manila serving savory and decadent baked goods such as tarts, pies, and rich cakes. Compared to its other branches, this branch in Tomas Morato has a few tables so you can enjoy your pastries with coffee.
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No reservations accepted
2/F F7 Rallos, Scout Rallos Street cor Tomas Morato Avenue, Laging Handa, Diliman, Quezon City
Cafe I’m Here is a cozy Korean-themed cafe with group-friendly bunks, tents, and cozy nooks for study sessions.
Insider tip: They are open from 10 am – 3 am.
No reservations accepted
3/F CTTM Square, Tomas Morato cor. Timog Ave., Quezon City
(0935) 148 2320
A hangout place where you can have a cup of coffee and read for free from their collection of over 600 books and magazines. Book and Borders also serves pasta and sandwiches. This is their third branch.
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The Brewology Cafe is an all-day brunch cafe offering small bites, baked goods and specialty beverages. Bestsellers include the s’mores brownie/waffle, pulled pork cheddar grilled cheese sandwich and crepe cakes. It’s one of the newest restaurants to open around the Tomas Morato neighborhood.
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Vanilla Cupcake Bakery is another homegrown cupcake concept serving classic and unique pastries in a quaint garden themed setting. What’s unique about this branch is the surprise full-sized classic bicycle INSIDE the bathroom.
Papa Kim’s serves freshly baked breads, pastries, and other Korean themed desserts like bingsu.
For the all-nighters, this café is open until 2am daily serving a much needed caffeine kick and unusual, but delicious gelatos, safe to say because the owner studied at the Gelato University in Italy. ‘Afters’ is the local term for desserts in Europe.
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