Whenever we think of a cafe or a hip resto, the first image that would probably come to mind are brick walls, gorgeous wood tables, and semi-dim lighting. Moreover, most of them would probably have industrial-themed interiors as it gives a chill ambiance to its customers.

However, if you’re looking for a way to add more color on the days you’re hustling on your paper or brighten up your lunch with friends, here are cute cafes in Metro Manila that you can check out!

6. The Bunny Baker

When you first enter the restaurant, the first thing you’ll probably notice is the unique shape of its chairs. True to its name, they’re shaped like bunny ears! With pink walls and quirky cakes displayed all over the place, The Bunny Baker gives off a playful vibe for its customers.

But other than its quirky interior, what takes the cake (pun intended) are their pastries and latte art. The Bunny Baker’s vibrant cakes are a work of art as their designs aren’t something you’ll see just anywhere. If you’re craving coffee, Instagram-worthy latte art awaits you here.

However, The Bunny Baker’s menu doesn’t stop there. They also offer some dishes like rice meals, pasta, and burgers perfect for when you’d like a heavier meal. Likewise, you’ll find that they also offer gelattes, pancakes and cold drinks if you’re not contented with the cupcakes and cakes to satiate your sweet tooth.

Where? The Bunny Baker is located at 3rd Floor, Rustan’s Department Store, Courtyard Drive, Makati.

5. Jamie’s Cakery and Kitchen

Most people would probably associate Taytay with being the garments capital of the country. However, look hard enough and you’ll see that Taytay holds a pastel haven in its midst.

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Jamie’s Cakery and Kitchen gives a new meaning to simple because even though they have white walls, there is no shortage of the colors scattered all over the cafe. This makes it ideal for those who want to brighten up their coffee break but not get overwhelmed by vibrant colors.

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Additionally, cupcakes, cakes, and milkshakes await you in this cozy little restaurant. However, as with its name, this restaurant doesn’t just stop with serving cakes and other pastries. Here, you’ll see that they also offer dishes like tapa, burgers, and pasta for hungry customers.

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Where? Come chill out in this cafe at Unit#5 E. Rodriguez Ave. Brgy. San Isidro Taytay, Rizal

4. Amo Yamie Crib

For students who need to take a break (or just want a pick-me-up while they drown in acads), Amo Yamie is the place to be. With branches near universities, students can easily visit during long breaks.

This cozy food hub has a diverse menu, offering IG-worthy milkshakes with mouth-watering fries and s’mores.

In addition, they also call it a crib for a reason as Amo Yamie’s seats aren’t the usual seats you’ll see in any restaurant. Two levels of cozy cribs are where they accommodate their customers, truly giving them privacy for whenever they need to hustle through the last few chapters of their thesis.

Where? Amo Yamie Crib has a few branches scattered all over Metro Manila as well as Pampanga.

3rd floor, DB Bldg 1250, Padre Noval St corner España Blvd, Sampaloc, Manila

2nd flr Gordi Plaza Bldg 2125, Legarda St, University Belt, Manila

3rd floor Oracle Hotel, Katipunan Ave, Loyola Heights, Quezon City

2nd flr FFParas Building, JASA, Dolores Intersection, Dolores, City of San Fernando, Pampanga

RB Castro Bldg, Sto. Entierro St, Sto. Cristo, Angeles City

3. House of Unicorns Cafe

2017 was the year wherein almost everyone was obsessed with unicorns. If you’re still not over the craze, feed your unicorn obsession with this cafe situated in Marikina’s food hub, Lilac street. The House of Unicorns is exactly how you’d expect it to be. Here, you’ll see that from the decor to the food, pastels are sprinkled all over the cafe. If you’re a child at heart, you can even wear their cute onesies whenever you’re there. (Don’t forget to take a photo!)

Get ready to indulge yourself in milkshakes and waffles that all looked like rainbows. Moreover, they even offer main courses such as burgers, pasta, and sandwiches that will surely fuel you up as you take all the Instagram photos you can get.

Where? You can visit this magical resto at 51 Lilac Street Marikina City

2. Vanilla Cupcake Bakery

You’ll never go wrong with a restaurant that has a swing inside. Really, the first thing you’d probably notice is the swing with a light up word art on top of it. Moreover, they actually offer it as a seat to customers.

With the vintage vibe, the swing and the cute pastel shelves, Vanilla Cupcake Bakery gives off a colorful homey aura to everyone who visits.

As with its name, the cupcakes are the star of the show in this restaurant (upon inspecting their cupcake selection, I’m sure the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde cupcake will be the first to capture your attention). Different from the usual pastel-colored frosting of other bakeries, you’ll be drawn to the toppings and design of their pastries.

Other than the cupcakes, they also offer bottled desserts and cakes. Furthermore, they also have food such as salads, sandwiches and their signature dishes.

Where? Luckily for you, this cafe has many branches all over the metro. Here’s a list of where you can find them

Alabang Town Center
Alabang Town Center, Alabang-Zapote Rd Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 425-6238

Glorietta 4
3/F Glorietta 4, East Dr. Ayala Center, Makati
(02) 330-3371

2/F Trinoma, North Ave cor Mindanao Ave Sto. Cristo, Quezon City
(02) 425-7005

Glorietta 3
G/F Glorietta 3, North Dr. Ayala Center, Makati
(02) 401-5162

Fort Bonifacio
Two Parkade, 7th Ave Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 985-8326

UP Town Center
UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave Loyola Heights, Quezon City
(02) 985-8327

Evia, Daang Hari
2/F Piazza, Evia Lifestyle Center, Daang Hari Rd., Las Piñas, Metro Manila

1. Hello Kitty Cafe

Hello Kitty fans, rejoice! If you grew up with this cute little kitty, you’d probably feel nostalgic upon entering the cafe. Other than the Hello Kitty scattered all over, this cafe has a pastel color scheme and a French-inspired vibe. In line with this, spending brunch with your friends and fellow Hello Kitty enthusiasts will surely be a day to remember.

Indeed, in this kawaii Hello Kitty-themed cafe in BGC, you’ll not only see this pretty feline’s face on the decor and interiors but also with the food as well!

As for their menu, they offer a wide range of dishes. They have pasta, pastries, classic French dishes, salads, latte art and more. Additionally, from the main course to the dessert, you’ll see Hello Kitty everywhere.

Where? Ready to unleash the inner kid in you? Visit them at 3F Uptown Mall, BGC, Taguig

Found the perfect vibrant cafe to sprinkle some color on gloomy days? Tell us in the comments below!

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