Nestled in Horseshoe Drive, Quezon City is the restaurant called Lemuria. With it’s yellow paint and small balcony, it’s a romantic setting for Valentine’s Day this year for dinner. It’s also a winery which makes it even more a perfect setting for a romantic dinner. Mediterranean cuisine is their specialty. They serve Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb with potato puree, French beans and cherry tomato confit; Roasted Duck Breast with Potato Lyonnaise and Baked Norwegian Salmon with white asparagus and béarnaise sauce to name a few.
Address: 5 Julieta Circle, Horseshoe Village Quezon City
Telephone Numbers: +632 724-5211 +632 722-2185
Lunch by reservation; Dinner Tuesday-Sunday 6:00 pm-11:00 pm
Website: http://www.lemuria.com.ph, http://www.brumms.com.ph
Facebook: Lemuria Gourmet Restaurant
The French restaurant Ninyo at Estaban Abada Street near Katipunan Avenue is quite charming with it’s garden and koi pond at the restaurant’s facade. Their cuisine is mostly French-inspired with some Filipino and Japanese selected dishes.
Tuesday – Saturday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sunday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Telephone: +632 426-0301
Mobile: +63 917 530-2580
Facebook: NINYO Fusion Cuisine & Wine Lounge
3. 100 Revolving Restaurant
Try something different this Valentine’s Day and have a romantic dinner at 100 Revolving Restaurant on the 33rd floor of the MDC 100 Building near Eastwood. True to its name, its a revolving restaurant which takes one hour and 40 minutes to make a full revolution. It has a good view of the city and as far as Laguna de Bay, Manila Bay, Sierra Madre, and Mt. Banahaw. International and Filipino cuisines are offered to its customers for a good meal.
An Italian pizzeria at Cubao Expo in Araneta Center is another romantic setting for Valentine’s Day with it’s hand-painted walls and ceilings of famous landmarks in Italy. They serve authentic thin crust pizza and al dente pasta. Mr. Bellini, the restaurant owner, himself serves chilled sweet red wine himself after every meal for his customers and its on the house.
Address: Cubao Expo, Gen. Romulo Ave., Cubao Quezon City, Metro Manila
Operating Hours: Monday – Sunday: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Telephone: +632 913-2550
Facebook: Bellini’s Italian Restaurant
4. Galileo Enoteca Deli
Another romantic Italian restaurant for Valentines Day is Galileo Enoteca Deli at Boni and Eastwood City. Their original restaurant at Boni is designed as a winery and was featured in local romantic movies. Their wines are imported directly from Italy and they serve good authentic Italian pasta and pizza.
No.80 Calbayog Street Corner Malinao Mandaluyong City
+632 5320482/ +632 5344633/ +639228328071
Open from Monday to Saturday 11-11pm
Open from Monday to Sunday 11-11pm
*Photos courtesy of restaurant websites and Facebook accounts