New Restaurants in Manila (Jun 21-27): Costa Coffee, FAT Restaurant, El Hijo de Cabra and more!

A weekly summary of all the hottest new restaurants that recently opened featuring UK’s #1 coffeehouse chain, El Chupacabra’s black sheep of a son, a FAT restaurant and more!


Milkcow PH – Power Plant Mall

Milkcow is a dessert cafe serving ‘the best soft serve ice cream’. This popular Korean brand only opened late 2013 but have grown so much following because of their organic ice creams and honeycomb.

Milkcow PH
Photo from @camaisamarionn

No reservations accepted
View the full menu
View their Instagram account
2/F Power Plant Mall, Amorsolo Drive, Rockwell, Makati


House of Burgis – Concepcion Uno

House of Burgis is the newest burger joint, grille and pizzeria in Marikina. It offers handcrafted comfort food including 100% pure beef burgers, steaks, pastas, pizzas and even churros.

House of Burgis
Photo from @houseofburgisph

No reservations accepted
View their Instagram account
70 Cepeda St. cor. Col Divino St., Concepcion I, Marikina
+63 915 944-7558


Red Panda Bistro – Greenhills

Red Panda Bistro is a casual dining restaurant that serves modern Chinese and French cuisine with wine. This restaurant is led by Chef Philip John Golding of the Golding Culinary Group. Its first branch is in Kapitolyo, Pasig.

Red Panda Bistro
Photo from @markgorriceta

Reservations are accepted
Unit PB 115 / PB 211 Connecticut Arcade, Greenhills
+63 2 650-6089


El Hijo de Cabra – Greenfield District

El Hijo de Cabra is the black sheep son of El Chupacabra, one of the most popular Mexican street food joint in Poblacion, Makati. Apart from their best selling street tacos, cheap beers and other favorites, El Hijo de Cabra serves Pollo Asado Peruano roast chicken.

El Hijo de Cabra
Photo from @markgorriceta

No reservations accepted
The Hub, Greenfiled District, Mandaluyong
+63 2 696-2495


Hai Chix & Steaks – Greenhills

Hai Chix & Steaks is an Asian fusion restaurant specializing in steaks and Hainanese chicken. This is their 2nd branch in the metro, the first one’s in Ortigas Home Depot.

Hai Chix & Steaks
Photo from @chimibau

Reservations are accepted
View the full menu
View their Instagram account
#6 Missouri St., Northeast Greenhills, San Juan
+63 2 696-3358


Splice Resto Bar – Greenfield District

Splice serves fusion of classic Filipino and modern European cuisine. Highlights include the Angus Beef Tapa Poutine and variety of D’ohnut (doughnut) Burger.

Splice Resto Bar
Photo from @splicerestobar

Reservations are accepted
View their Instagram account
The Portal, Greenfield District, Mandaluyong
+63 916 421-8188


FAT Restaurant – Forbes Town Center

From the chef who brought us the Sizzling Sinigang and many other favorites from Locavore comes the newest fat-themed restaurant. Chef Mikel Zaguirre highlights fatty ingredients like butter or chicharon to his dishes in this modern 2-floor restaurant at one of Fort’s newest commercial hub, the Forbes Town Center.

Fat Restaurant
Photo from @kelzaguirre

Reservations are accepted
View their Instagram account
Forbes Town Center, 29th St. cor. Rizal Dr., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
+63 916 567-3807



Costa Coffee Philippines – Eastwood

Costa Coffee is UK’s #1 coffeehouse chain and 2nd to Starbucks amongst the world. The Costa menu is all about great coffee, delicious food and a dazzling array of hot and cold drinks.’They will be serving us a wide selection of hot and cold drinks–their bestsellers are the Flat White and Espresso, as well as breakfast, freshly baked pastries, cakes, sandwiches and wraps. It is set to open on June 29. Read our full feature here.

Costa Coffee Philippines
Photo from @barrycyrus


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