10 Newly Opened Restaurants You Need to Try this Week

Another Poke place just opened too!

THIS WEEK: Char siu, Yakitori, and DIY Poke Bowls.

December 5-11, 2016

Man Ho – Manila Marriott Hotel

Man Ho is a Cantonese restaurant serving dishes like their famous Hong Kong styles roasted goose, a variety of dimsum offerings, and more.

Also read: 15 Hole-in-the-Wall Spots for Kickass Chinese Food
Photo from @katcatapusan

Reservations are accepted
West Wing, Manila Marriott Hotel, 10 Newport Boulevard, Newport City, Pasay
(02) 988-9999

Nanbantei Yakitori Bar – Legaspi Village

Nanbantei is a Japanese yakitori restaurant that offers an extensive list of grilled meat, seafood, and vegetables on sticks. We recommend their Butabara (Grilled Pork Belly), Shiitake Maki (Shiitake mushroom wrapped in beef), and Momo (Chicken Thighs).

Also read: 15 Most Favorite Japanese Restaurants for Yakitori in Manila
Photo from @justin_dj

Reservations are accepted
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G/F F&M Lopez II, C. Palanca St, in front of Plantation, Legazpi Village, Makati
(02) 805-8428


Bluesmith Coffee & Kitchen – Chino Roces

Bluesmith is a specialty cafe and kitchen that serves all-day dining, specialty coffee, and cocktails from sunrise to sundown. Menu highlights include their Tenderloin Beef Salpicao and Dark Choco Churro Waffles.

Also read: 17 Specialty Cafes in Manila That Actually Serve Good Coffee
Photo from @lee.marta

No reservations accepted
View their Instagram account
G/F MJ Plaza, 2310 Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati


Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken – Greenbelt 3

Peri-Peri refers to the African bird’s eye chili which they use for their customized sauces. Expect dishes that are spit-fire grilled to perfection with African spice mixes brought in all the way from Africa.

Also read: 10 New Affordable Lunch Spots in Makati
Photo from @thehungrychef

No reservations accepted
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3/F Greenbelt 3, Ayala Center, Makati

FOO’D by Davide Oldani – Shangri-La Fort

FOO’D (pronounced food-dough) by Michelin star chef Davide Oldani is the first to offer an affordable fine dining experience starting with a three-course meal at only Php 800. Read our full feature here.

Photo from @itsberyllicious

Reservations are accepted
Shangri-la Hotel at the Fort, 30th St corner 5th Ave, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(0917) 711-4469

Char – Uptown Parade

Char is a franchise from Singapore specializing in char siu, crispy pork belly, roast goose, and more modern Cantonese-style cooking techniques. “Char” means partially burn (an object) so as to blacken its surface.

Also read: 15 Must Try Dishes in Singapore and Where to Get Them
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Reservations are accepted
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2/F Uptown Parade, 36th Street Corner 9th Avenue, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 809-1452


Common Folk – Katipunan

Common Folk is a hip new coffee bar that promises #NoBadDays with their coffee and light meals including open-faced toasts and hot off-the-press sandwiches.

Also read: 14 New Hipster Coffee Shops in Metro Manila
Photo from @kaye_ong
Photo from @commonfolkph

No reservations accepted
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79 Katipunan Ave, White Plains, Quezon City
(02) 277-6357

Made Nice Supper Club – Legaspi Village

Made Nice Supper Club is a fusion restaurant offering contemporary Western cuisine with Asian influences. Try dishes like grilled octopus, salted duck egg yolk pasta, and beef short rib.

Photo from @hilaryisaac

Reservations are accepted
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G/F PPI Bldg., 109 Esteban St, Legaspi Village, Makati
(0995) 017-2482


Le Petit Souffle – SM Megamall

Le Petit Souffle is a modern French-Japanese cafe that offers unique fusion dishes and desserts by Chef Miko Aspiras and Kristine Lotilla. Enjoy old favorites as well as new dishes like bacon/cream/egg  pasta and foie gras & caramelized peaches tartine. This is its 2nd branch.

Photo from Booky

No reservations accepted
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2/F SM Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Ortigas, Mandaluyong
(02) 886-3056

Poke Poke – Estancia Mall

Poke Poke allows guests to customize their own poke bowls in six easy steps, starting with the base, rotein, mix-ins, flavor, toppings and lastly, the crunch. Various ingredients like rice, salad, slamon, unagi, steak, rice, bacon, avocado, and more are available.

Also read: Poke Bowls, the latest craze in healthy fast food today
Photo from @lexi_gancayco

No reservations accepted
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LG/F Estancia Mall, Capitol Commons, Kapitolyo, Pasig
(0916) 473-5836

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