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Can’t decide on where to have your next date? Don’t stress cause you can never really go wrong with an amazing view.

Celebrating an anniversary, a special occasion, preparing for a proposal, or looking for a new spot to entertain guests? Sunsets, skyscrapers, and a view of the bay… there’s just something about restaurants with views. Check out these places in and around Manila for these stunning cityscapes and a bonus at the end!

PASIG

Vu’s – Marco Polo Ortigas

Vu’s is a sky bar and lounge settled on top of Marco Polo Ortigas; being 45 floors up from the ground, the view is nothing but stellar. Enjoy cocktails such as the Sapphire Road (their award-winning signature cocktail), Paparazzi, Aqua Ball, and the Godfather.

Available for: Dine-in (reservation is recommended).
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45/F Marco Polo, Meralco Ave, Ortigas, Ortigas, Pasig
(0926) 697-9630 | (02) 7720-7777

Lung Hin – Marco Polo Ortigas

A contemporary Cantonese and seafood restaurant located at the upper floor of the Marco Polo Ortigas hotel tower. The expansive layout of chic interiors and the exclusively appointed private dining rooms with a city view are ideal venues for intimate gatherings. You can also visit VU’s Sky Bar on the 45th floor.

Available for: Dine-in (reservation is recommended), in-house delivery.
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44/F Marco Polo Ortigas Hotel, Meralco Ave., Ortigas, Pasig
(0916) 779-0562 | (02) 7720-7777 loc 6621

MAKATI

Z Hostel Roofdeck – Poblacion

Z Hostel is the first and biggest luxury hostel in the Philippines. On top of it is a roofdeck bar that is the first to use RFID bracelet technology for easy cashless transactions.

Available for: Dine-in (reservation is recommended).
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5660 Don Pedro St, Poblacion, Makati
(02) 8856-0581 | (0927) 965-2692

Firefly Roofdeck – Poblacion

Firefly Roofdeck is a 50-seater bar that offers panoramic views of the Makati skyline. Firefly offers grilled specialties and even cooks them right in front of you on their open teppanyaki station.

Available for: Dine-in (reservation is recommended).
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32/F City Garden Grand Hotel, Makati Ave cor Kalayaan Ave, Poblacion, Makati
(02) 8888-8181 loc. 3500

TAGUIG

Straight Up Bar – Seda BGC

Straight Up is a cocktail bar and lounge on the rooftop of Seda in BGC. They have plush seats and an intimate setting along with their tapas, drinks, and fabulous music amid a spectacular view of the city skyline and beyond.

Available via: Dine-in (Reservation is recommended), Pick-up.
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15/F Seda Hotel, 30th St. cor. 11th Ave., Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 7945-8888

PASAY

C Lounge – Conrad Manila

C Lounge is a laid back bar in one of the top hotels in Manila that offers tea sets, cocktails, and a variety of finger food.

Available via: Dine-in (reservation is recommended).
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3/F S Maison, Conrad Manila, Seaside Boulevard cor Coral Way, Pasay
(02) 8683-3914 | (02) 8833-9999

MANILA

La Cathedral – Intramuros

Situated beside the historical Manila Cathedral Church, La Cathedral is a homey café offering hearty meals from pastas, sandwiches, to rice meals. Peer outside and view the picturesque site as you enjoy a cup of coffee.

Available for: Dine-in (reservations only).
La Cathedral Café with a view of Manila Cathedral in Intramuros
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Greenfield Bldg, 398 Cabildo St, Intramuros, Manila
(02) 8701-7833 | (0916) 588-2292

Sky Deck – The Bayleaf

Sky Deck is a rooftop bar located within the walls of Intramuros. It has a beautiful view of the capital of the Philippines and the sprawling Club Intramuros Golf Course.

Available via: Dine-in (reservation is recommended), Pick-up, in-house delivery.
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Insider tip: While Manila's night lights are picture perfect, you should drop by early so you could witness the unobstructed view of the sunset.

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The Bayleaf, Muralla cor Victoria St., Intramuros, Manila
(02) 5318-5000

Jazz Up in the Sky – Heroes Hotel

In its very essence, Jazz Up in the Sky is a restaurant atop Heroes Hotel that specializes in steaks. They offer affordable yet delicious steaks and the place even has its own coffee shop, Skybrew Café.

Available via: Dine-in (reservation is recommended).
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Roofdeck of Heroes Hotel, Osmena Highway cor Florentino Torres St., San Andres Bukid, Manila
(0977) 367-9396

PARAÑAQUE

TAS Roofdeck – Aguirre

TAS is a rooftop restaurant and bar in BF Homes. They offer Filipino and international fusion dishes including grilled skewers, street pizzas, and wraps along with delicious cocktails and craft beers. They hold musical acts and other events.

Available via: Dine-in (reservation is recommended).
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3/F 31 Aguirre Street, BF Homes, Parañaque
(0917) 719-4840

MUNTINLUPA

The Nest Dining in the Sky – Vivere Hotel

The Nest Dining in the Sky offers romantic outdoor dining with a stunning view. They serve familiar comfort food with gracious personal service beneath the warmth of life and laughter as you dine on the 31st floor of Vivere Hotel with a sweeping view of the south.

Available via: Dine-in (reservation only).
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31/F Vivere Hotel, 5102 Bridgeway Ave. cor. Asean Dr., Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 8771-7777

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TAGAYTAY

Terraza of Balay Dako – Emilio Aguinaldo Highway

Terraza of Balay Dako is located on the top floor of this extraordinary place of dining. Just like the main dining room located below, diners are treated with the typical delicious experience Balay Dako is known for, but Terraza stands on its own with their signature cocktails and their mouthwatering tapas and pizzas amidst breathtaking views of Taal Lake.

Available via: Dine-in (reservation is recommended).
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Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, (Nasugbu – Tagaytay Road), Silang Crossing West, Tagaytay
(046) 483-4847 | (0943) 264-1680 | (046) 413-4866

Charito by Bag of Beans – Maharlika East

The go-to coffee shop in Tagaytay, Charito by Bag of Beans is an upscale spin-off of the latter that features spacious dining areas inside and at the balcony, with a majestic view of the Taal lake. The original menu is still intact, but they also serve European dishes and breakfast meals.

Available via: Dine-in (reservation is recommended).
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Maharlika East, Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway, Tagaytay
(046) 483-1279 | (046) 413-6459

The Teahouse at Qi Wellness Living – Aguinaldo Highway

If you’re looking for a great restaurant with an amazing view overlooking Taal lake, then Qiwellness Living is a good place to start. Perched along the ridge of Tagaytay, this restaurant is an homage to ancient China updated with modern day sensibilities. Qiwellness Living boasts an Asian fusion teahouse, a bathhouse, and a spa destination all in one picturesque package. They offer an a la carte menu but we recommend reserving a few days in advance to experience their seasonal degustation menu. 

Available via: Dine-in (reservations only).
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Aguinaldo Highway, Brgy. Maharlika East, Tagaytay
(0917) 522-6969

Enjoy the view!

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