For when the daily grind gets too tiring.
If you’re looking for a quick getaway that’s only couple of hours (or less) away, head on to Tagaytay, a place that can bring you straight into the world of good food, the best ukay-ukay shops, and a whole lot of caffeine.
Most of what’s included in this list has different themes such as a chocolate-centric cafe, a dreamy cafe that contains tons of dream catchers, and even a garden-inspired one that is owned by Alden Richards! Be sure to add these spots to your ‘MUST-TRY‘ lists on the Booky app so you never miss any restaurants near you.
Also check out the latest Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Tagaytay
From the Happy Concept restaurant group, Tsokolateria is a restaurant that serves up chocolate-infused dishes such as pasta, risotto, desserts, and of course, tsokolate ah! This is their 2nd branch, first one is in Baguio.
Take your family on a European trip by dining at Chateau Hestia, a restaurant that brings fort a European dining experience in a country-style home surrounded with lush greens. Their dishes are from curated recipes from Austrian native, Johannes Zehethofer’s worldly travels.
Fun fact: Chateau Hestia is also part bed and breakfast as well as part events venue.
Dreamland Arts & Crafts Cafe is a 24/7 Bohemian-inspired art cafe and restaurant by Indie Green Culture.
Fun fact: Looking for souvenirs to bring home, The whole place is adorned with trinkets like dreamcatchers, adult coloring books, sticker tattoos, stationary, and artsy materials that are all for sale.
Concha’s Garden is an offbeat garden-inspired restaurant and one of Tagaytay’s best kept secret restaurants serving classic and well-loved Filipino dishes.
If your mother is a fan of the simpler things in life, then you would love this stand-out classic, the McDonald’s Tagaytay branch, which features a breathtaking view of Taal Lake which makes lovin’ it all the more easier.
Cafe Voi La is an Asian-inspired getaway restaurant conceptualized by owner, Ica Sebastian. The name is coined after the term ‘boi la’ which means to cook with leaves, and also taken from ‘Voila’, an expression often heard in magic shows.
If you’re looking for a place that serves a good brunch meal, then head on to Adam’s Cafe, the official coffee shop of the View Park Hotel in Tagaytay. It serves coffee, tea, milkshakes, smoothies, and a few pastries.
Reservations are accepted
View Park Hotel, 3500 Tagaytay-Calamba Road, Sungay East, Tagaytay
Filibeans is a charming Filipino-themed cafe. Best known for their Malunggay frappe beverage, they use all-Pinoy coffee beans here to create beverages such as the kapeng barako, alamid coffee, and their very own, Filibeans Finest Blend made from the beans of Cordillera and Maragusan.
No reservations accepted
Silang Crossing West, Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay
Gourmet Cafe and Country Store is a restaurant that showcases the produce from the popular Gourmet Farms, is the restaurant you should go to.
They’re able to use the ingredients to create dishes from Italian and Mediterranean cuisine such as fruit shakes, specialty coffee and even lettuce chips.
No reservations accepted
Km 52, Aguinaldo Highway Silangan, Tagaytay
Cecil’s Cafe is a humble spot for beloved home-cooked food, freshly-baked pastries, and desserts.
Must-try: Chinese Lumpia, Vegetable Lasgna, and Sansrival
The Green Olive Cafe is a modern international board game cafe that serves garden-inspired dishes made with fresh, local ingredients. Don’t forget to take pictures at the London-inspired red phone booth outside so you can have something to look back on!
A restaurant that serves up dishes from international cuisines as well as all-day breakfast dishes, Bag of Beans is the perfect place to go to if you love having loads of options.
115 Aguinaldo Highway Mendez Crossing West, Tagaytay
Char’s Garden Cafe, a restaurant that serves up all-day breakfast dishes, several Filipino ulam favorites, and set meals you can share with the whole family.
View their Facebook account
Little Souls Sisters Convent Patuto, Tagaytay
(0906) 536 3228
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