Valentine’s Day at The Food Truck, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

Celebrate romance with tempting culinary choices, as well as cozy up in well-appointed rooms this day of hearts with these offers from some of the finest establishments in and out of the metro.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila demonstrates how to love like the French in true gastronomic fashion this Valentine’s Day weekend, February 12-14, featuring a bespoke bayside dinner, elevated signature specialties, and a relaxing al fresco food truck fair.

Love by Design, features a bespoke dinner set amid lush greenery, under the blanket of stars, and with an unparalleled view of the picturesque Manila Bay. The ambience is made even more romantic with an exclusive canopy for two, a four-course dinner featuring scallop crudo, dry-aged beef tenderloin on the grill with foie gras sauce, goat cheese cake with gianduja crémeux, and a bottle of Moët & Chandon champagne. Available on February 13-14 with rate set at P25,000 nett for two persons.

Over at Spiral, nothing says Je T’aime like the French Stove with elevated specialties including beef filet mignon with red berries sauce, escargot cassolette with Chablis, and a crudo bar of French oysters, scallops, salmon tartare, and beef carpaccio. The iconic Cheese Room presents artisan cheeses and a selection of matured and flavored Coeur de Neufchatel, popular for its signature heart shape fitting for the season of love. Meanwhile, a wide variety of mouth-watering chocolate-based desserts known for its aphrodisiac qualities are showcased at La Patisserie, topping off the gastronomic affair on a high. Available for lunch and dinner on February 13, and brunch and dinner on February 14 with rates starting at P3,000 nett.

For a laid-back, al fresco dinner date, Sunset Bar’s The Food Truck presents an elevated menu exclusive for Valentine’s Day weekend including foie gras sliders, softshell crab taco, chicken gyro, designer cronuts, and so much more – all paired with free-flowing wine, local beers, and sparkling wine. Available on February 12-14 with rate set at P4,000 nett per person. Reservation and pre-payment is required.

Call F&B Reservations at (+632) 8832-6988 or email H6308-FB12@sofitel.com.

Dusit Thani Manila

Love fills every corner of Dusit Thani Manila with heart-loving treats this February.

On February 13-14, dig in and ignite your love at The Pantry with its specialties like seafood paella, seafood boil, prime rib, and rosemary-chili crust salmon fillet. Sweeten up the night with a heart-shaped cake made with layered almond sponge and white chocolate mousse coated with strawberry jelly and white chocolate crunch. Cap it off with summer berries and sabayon being wheeled in between tables.

Book a table by calling Restaurant Reservations at (+632) 7238-8888 or (+632) 7238-8840.

Heart-shaped cake at The Pantry, Dusit Thani Manila

New World Makati Hotel

Couples are in for a delightfully decadent dining experience as Café 1228 offers an extensive all-you-can-eat a la carte selection on February 14 for lunch or dinner. The restaurant’s signature slow roast prime ribeye, Rosemary lamb chops, Pork cassoulet, Braised leg of lamb in red wine, and Seared salmon with parmesan crisp and dill cream sauce are just some of the enticing items guests can enjoy along with a complimentary glass of red, white or sparkling wine. Relish also salads, seafood, and desserts. Delectable Chinese, Japanese, regional, and local dishes complete the indulgent spread. Valentine’s Day lunch is priced at P1,188 nett, while dinner is P2,500 nett.

Swoon-worthy treats are are available at The Shop. Decadent treats such as a box of six dark chocolate and lemon-flavored Madeleines (P350), a box of 10 Lavender-infused cocoa truffles (P1,000), a box of four large Mandola cookies (P450), and a one-pound or petite-sized Strawberry Rose Cake (P1,600) and (P450) are sure ways to make hearts and tastebuds flutter with delight. All prices are nett.

Call (+632) 8811-6888 loc. 3679, send a Viber message at (+63917) 8884194, or email FBReservations.manila@newworldhotels.com.

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

The Bakeshop’s luxurious Valentine hamper, Edsa-Shangri-La, Manila

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila has created a series of romantic experiences this February for couples seeking a dreamy getaway without having to leave the city.

Overnight accommodation starts at P17,809 net per night including daily breakfast for two, a Charriol Celtic Bourse Bangle, a special Valentine Heart Love Box filled with flowers by Flowerstore.ph, a guaranteed early check-in at 8 a.m. and late check-out at 6 p.m. Couples may opt to upgrade to a room with a romantic Valentine’s set dinner for two at HEAT.

Wine and dine in a breezy al fresco setting at Edsa Shangri-La, Manila’s outdoor private gazebo. Delight in a 5-course dinner for two specially curated by the hotel’s culinary team. Rate starts at P27,597 net for two persons, available the whole month of February.

From today until Valentine’s Day, delight in an evening of excellent cuisine and melody as romance is in full swing with “The Table for Two” at the Lobby Lounge. Get into a romantic mood with a sumptuous four-course dinner at P3,080 net per person.

Romance takes center stage at Senju kitchen, bringing authentic flavors of Japan with a sumptuous 5-course Valentine’s Day dinner at P7,000 net for two persons, available on February 14.

At HEAT, which features a wide selection of Asian and international culinary favorites, rate is at P2,950 net per person, available on February 13 to 14, or couples may indulge in a delicious afternoon tea, “A Bite of Love” at the Lobby Lounge with relaxing views of the garden at P1,250 net. Make your loved one smile with The Bakeshop’s luxurious Valentine hamper curated straight from the heart, brimming with chocolates and treats. Price starts at P1,600 net, available all month of February.

Call (+632) 8633-8888 or email reservations.esl@shangri-la.com.

Sheraton Manila Hotel

Get romantic with special room packages and adding up to the sophistication is a three-course In-room Dining Valentine’s Menu for two inclusive of classic Caesar salad with tiger prawns, 21oz. US-Certified Angus Beef Tomahawk steak with green beans, garlic potato mash, peppercorn sauce, tiramisu for dessert, and two glasses of Valdivieso sparkling wine – all these for P5,780 nett. Available from February 12 to 14.

The Valentine Journey at the Vega Pool is inclusive of chef’s salad, seafood fumet soup with crab cake, US beef tenderloin for the main course with truffle potato puree, burnt onion, mousseline sauce, and mixed berry dome inclusive of arrival beverages, Valdivieso sparkling wine, and coffee and tea for P2,850++ per guest.

You can also dine at the Vubble Pod with an equally indulgent menu of marinated salmon with lemon caviar, chef’s salad, seafood fumet soup with crab cake, pulled Spanish pork ravioli with mushroom ragout, US beef tenderloin with truffle potato puree, burnt onion, mousseline sauce, and mixed berry dome inclusive of arrival beverages, one glass of Duval Leroy champagne, and coffee and tea for P7,000++ per guest. Available from February 12 to 14. Reservation is required.

S Kitchen and Oori have special offers to celebrate Valentine’s for two. From February 12 to 14, S Kitchen has Love Philippines Valentine Service Buffet for lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. for P2,500 nett. Oori, Sheraton Manila’s Korean restaurant, also offers a menu for two for P5,000 nett.

Call (+632) 7902-1800 or (+63917) 8223213 for more details.

Indulge in a unique Valentine’s dinner under the stars at the Vubble pod.

Marriott Hotel Manila

CRU Steakhouse offers a special Valentine’s shortened menu highlighting their new offers and bestsellers. Start off with Sautéed Goose Liver or Seared Scallops – both of which are newly added in the menu, CRU’s signature Caesar Salad, Wild Mushroom Soup, choices of US-Certified Angus premium steak cuts, Cape Grim Tasmania (grass-fed) steak, Australian Mulwarra Wagyu Ribeye MBS+9, Cast Iron Specials such as Grilled Salmon and Yellow Fin Tuna along with CRU’s vegetable side dishes, steak rice, and sauces. You can also enjoy Contemporary CRU Plates such as Surf and Turf, a combination of Grilled Australian Cape Grim Beef Tenderloin and Jumbo Asian Tiger Prawn or Line Caught, Pan Roasted Barramundi with cauliflower and pine nut pilaf, grilled romaine, and lobster-butter emulsion. End the night with Honey My Love, a dessert made of vegan white chocolate semifreddo, Palawan Honey pockets, vegan chocolate honey comb, pecan crumble, and compressed strawberry. Available for dinner only from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on February 12 to 14.

Call (+63917) 659 5420 for Cru Steakhouse and (+63917) 859 9521 for Marriott Café.

Richmonde Hotel Ortigas

Stage the ideal fancy dinner date practically anywhere you want with the Perfect Match Hotbox Platters consisting of two entrées, veggies, rice, and dessert. Choose between the Cupid’s Specials set (P2,800 nett) and Beau’s Favorites combo (P2,600 nett). Add wine for only P650.

For a Valentine’s meal for the brood, get the Together Forever Party Platters which are good for six to eight persons. The delectable menu selections include grilled salmon steak with dill cream and haricot beans (P2,400 nett), osso bucco with mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables (P2,800 nett), and grilled beef with mixed vegetables and peppercorn or wild mushroom sauce (P2,500 nett).

Call (+632) 8638-7777 or (+63917) 8597932, or email events@richmondeortigas.com.

Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ Together Forever Salmon Platter

Eastwood Richmonde Hotel

On February 13-14, Eastwood Café+Bar opens its al fresco area for a “Steak Out” dinner with a la minute grilling. Get your fill of US beef belly kebabs (P125/100g.), Australian Wagyu striploin (P750/200g.), skewered smoked pork belly (P335/200g.), and salmon fillet (P335). Dinner will be served in two batches – from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Pre-order Richmonde’s “SteaK-it!” (DIY Steak Kit) for only P2,200 nett and get an easy-to-prepare steak set which includes a 250g. vacuum-sealed butter aged Wagyu striploin, truffle mashed potato, French beans, shiitake mushrooms, sea salt, nori salt, chili salt, and rosemary salt. Available from February 13 to 28.

Call (+632) 8570-7777 or (+63917) 8210333 (mobile and Viber) for more details.

Richmonde Hotel Iloilo

Richmonde Hotel Iloilo’s The Granary is painting the night of February 14 black with its Black Valentine’s Day 2.0 Dinner Buffet. Enjoy sumptuous Mediterranean-inspired cuisine from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for only P1,150 nett per person.

On February 14, cozy twosomes can book the Valentine’s Day Stay Package to enjoy overnight accommodation, breakfast for two, plus the sophisticated dinner buffet spread at The Granary for as low as P6,100 nett.

Room-only rates start at P3,800 nett while rates with breakfast go for as low as P4,200 nett.

For the whole month of February, the hotel will setup a plush rendezvous that comes complete with a luxurious overnight stay, a sumptuous dinner, and a hearty breakfast for two. Room packages start at P5,300 nett for deluxe room accommodations.

Book this room package for a Friday or Saturday stay for as low as P5,700 nett, inclusive of breakfast for two.

Call (+6333) 328-7888 or (+63917) 5633973 or email sales@richmondeiloilo.com.ph.

Widus Hotel and Casino Clark

Relish romantic gastronomic feasts as Widus Hotel and Casino Clark offers an intimate Valentine’s five-course meal at North Luzon’s first fine-dining steak house, Peppers 21, for only P1,950 net per person.

For inquiries and reservations, please call (+6345) 499-1000 or visit www.widus.com.

Century Park Hotel

Get in the mood for love with the Eat-All-You-Can Valentine’s Day Lunch & Dinner at P1,995 net per person. Relish roasted ribeye steak, your seafood favorites, and a wide selection of main dishes, appetizers and desserts. Your special date will get even lovelier with Unlimited Wine for only P999 net per head. Available only at the Café in the Park on February 13 dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., and on February 14 lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call (+632) 8528-5855.

Diamond Hotel Philippines

For you and your beloved’s delectation, a diverse selection of specially prepared dishes will be served at the Valentine Dinner Buffet of Corniche Restaurant on February 13 to 16 for P3,380 nett per person.

Partake of a palate-pleasing Japanese feast on February 13 to 16 at Yurakuen Restaurant with an 8-course Valentine Set Menu priced at P2,980 nett per person. Available for lunch or dinner.

Dine al fresco by the bay at the Poolside with your sweetheart for only P2,900 nett per person, inclusive of a 5-course Set Dinner and a glass of wine on February 13 and 14.

At the Lobby Lounge, a wonderful 4-course set dinner with a glass of wine await diners on February 14 for only P3,800 nett, good for two persons.

Or you may order curated Luxury Platters and appetizing Set Menus at www.onlineshopping.diamondhotel.com.

Call (+632) 8528-3000 loc. 1121 or email guestservices@diamondhotel.com for more details.

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