10 Most Romantic Restaurants in Makati (Spot.ph)

(This feature was published in Spot.ph last November 26, 2018)

Whether you’re going on a first date, celebrating your anniversary, or simply treating your special someone, food will always be at the center of the occasion. Couple it with excellent ambience and you’re in for a memorable dining experience. It might be time to bring out your fancy clothes and check out this list of romantic restaurants that would impress your date while in this side of town.


Part of Blackbird’s charm comes from the fact that they’re located at the historic Nielson Tower, which was built in 1937. The space was once the country’s first commercial airport but has now been revamped into a contemporary European and Asian restaurant, managing to maintain the structure’s original Art Deco design. A lot of natural light comes in during the day, while the high-ceiling interiors become elegant and glamorous at night—Blackbird might be the perfect place to wine and dine with your special someone. Indulge in their dreamy Lamb Cutlets with Potato Gratin (P1,280) or juicy Jack’s Creek MB5 Wagyu Striploin (P1,120/100 grams), with mushroom and spicy peppercorn sauce. You can even linger with some of their signature cocktails or your choice of libation.

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