10 Romantic Restos in the Metro That Will Take Your SO’s Breath Away

If you’re looking for the most romantic restos to please your SO this Valentine’s Day, check out these restaurants with great cityscape views!

Have you ever dreamed up a scenario of you and your special someone hanging out at a balcony or rooftop, either looking down at the city lights or up at the magnificent skyline, talking about life? Well, why don’t you make this scenario real this Valentine’s Day? We’ve collated a list of 10 restaurants which offer great cityscape views in Metro Manila – perfect for that romantic moment with your bae.

10. Sky Deck View Bar, The Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros

The Bayleaf Hotel’s Sky Deck View Bar is perhaps the ideal place for a romantic date that will leave you and your special someone mesmerized. Sky Deck offers a great view of the Intramuros skyline along with the restaurant’s great, relaxing ambiance and scrumptious food. You could also request for candlelight to make your dinner feel even more intimate! Sky Deck View Bar is open from 5 PM to 12 midnight every day – check out their Facebook page here for more details!

9. High Street Lounge, Shangri-La at The Fort, BGC

If you’re looking for a chill yet classy place to spend Valentine’s Day with your special someone on, Shangri-La at The Fort’s High Street Lounge is your place to be! It doesn’t matter if you go there on the afternoon or evening because the High Street Lounge offers a variety of drinks – from coffee and tea to wine and cocktails. Check out their Facebook page here for more information.

8. Blackbird at Nielson Tower, Salcedo Village, Makati

The first commercial airport in SouthEast Asia, circa 1937. Now made up as posh dining restaurant I had the privilege to dine tonight. Definitely will bring friends over #WhenInManila. Loving the ambiance, photo didn't do justice! I apologise. Xx #RomanticDinner #Philippines #Travel #DinnerDate #HomeSweetHome

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This fine dining restaurant offers an exquisite collection of food from European and Asian cuisines. The cozy vibe gives off a more intimate feel to the dining experience, and a lot of people had also been raving about Blackbird’s desserts – does anything get better than that? Head over to this resto at Nielson Tower’s Facebook page here.

7. Sky High Bar, Ace Hotel and Suites, Kapitolyo

#bewithmealways 💙

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This bar in Kapitolyo is the perfect place to unwind because, besides the magnificent city view, they also provide live music on their acoustic nights. This restaurant on the 21st floor of Ace Hotel and Suites is a great place to just sit down and share a drink with your partner while talking about all the things you love about each other. Check out their Facebook page here.

6. Chill Top, Cubao

You could literally spend forever with your special someone here at Chill Top in Cubao – why, it’s open for 24 hours every day! Get a good view of the hustle and bustle of the city life in Quezon City while sipping on your favorite beer or cocktail. Check out their Facebook page here.

5. Encima Roofdeck Restaurant, Poblacion, Makati

True to its name, this restaurant sits on the roof deck of City Garden Hotel in Poblacion, Makati. Besides the city view, Encima is also complete with a sports bar and a pool, which gives you more options for date night activities this Valentine’s Day. Head over to their Facebook page here for more details.

4. Straight Up Roofdeck Restaurant, BGC

Nothing gives you a better view of the Bonifacio Global City skyline than Straight Up Roofdeck Bar in Seda Hotel’s 15th floor! This place is perfect if you want some quiet time with your date because it’s not as crowded as most bars in the area. They are also open from 4 pm to 1 am every day, perfect for those late night talks. Check out their Facebook page here for more information.

3. Sunset Bar, Sofitel, Pasay

The Sunset Bar in Sofitel is the place to go to for couples who love good food and the great outdoors! Make your bae feel like they’re in a cliché romantic movie scene as you take them with you to gaze at the -yes, as the name implies -sunset by the Manila Bay together. Head over to their Facebook page here for more details.

2. Cucina, Marco Polo Hotel, Ortigas

Located on the 24th floor of Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas, Cucina is known for its simple yet elegant interiors which gives a no-fail romantic feel to diners. What sets it apart is its interactive open kitchen offering great food hailing from Continental and Asian cuisines. You can check out their Facebook page here for more info.

1. The Penthouse 8747, Salcedo Village, Makati City

For breathtaking views and vibe that's straight up chill. See you #UpAtThePent

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This gastropub in Salcedo Village offers a magnificent view of the Makati Central Business District. And, what’s more,  it also boasts of a grandiose interior courtesy of the entire lounge being inspired by The Great Gatsby. Nothing screams elegance and sophistication more than The Penthouse 8747. So if you and your special someone is looking for a fancy dinner for two, this is the perfect place for you. Head over to their Facebook page here for more details.


Where are you celebrating the Day of Hearts with your special someone? Share with us some romantic restaurants to dine in for future dates with the bae through the comments section below!


** Featured image from Wikimedia Commons

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