Father's Day Weekend 2015: Hotel and Restaurant Specials in Manila for Your Foodie Dad
Don't keep the man of the house hungry -- treat your father to unforgettable feasts this Father's Day weekend! Here's a list of special offerings from hotels and restaurants in Manila where foodie dads are treated like a king and can indulge on their special day.
1. Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
Have a weekend toast at Vu’s Sky Lounge located at the 45th floor of the hotel tower with their special Father’s Day complimentary drink. At Cucina, the hotel’s specialty buffet, have a Father’s Day Lunch Buffet (P2,700 net per person) on June 21; A refreshing glass of Pineapple Bellini will welcome all dining guests and Cognac Truffles will be given to all fathers as a special gift from the hotel. At Lung Hin, the hotel’s contemporary authentic Cantonese restaurant, the Father’s Day Individual Set Menu is offered for lunch and dinner on June 21 that starts at P2,500++ per person.
2. Makati Shangri-La, Manila
On Father’s Day June 21, 2015, Circles Event Café offers a Father’s Day lunch and dinner buffet (P2,350 net/person) that can be paired with unlimited local beer (P625 net/person). For a more intimate dining experience, enjoy a Western buffet brunch at Sage Bespoke Grill for lunch (P2,000 net) or a four-course set menu for dinner (P2,500 net). For an authentic Japanese feast, have all-you-can-eat sushi, sukiyaki, teppanyaki and more with the utage buffet at Inagiku (P2,700 net/person). Dads who prefer to have an authentic Cantonese feast can have unlimited dim sum in a special Dim Sum Plus lunch (P1,700 net) or the set menus (starting at P 8,558 net) good for six persons.
3. Marriott Manila
Cru Steakhouse's Executive Chef Meik Brammer recommends its signature specialty: a manly 900 grams Steak that comes with 5 side dishes (P5,400), perfect for the whole family. For unlimited returns of savories and desserts, visit At Marriott Café for their Sunday Brunch fit for kings on June 21 (P2,800) that boasts of an extravagant buffet selection featuring a seafood bar, carving station, roasted section, and foie gras corner. As an added treeat to lucky diners, Marriott will surprise two fathers with a TW Steel timepiece, when they dine at Marriott Café or Cru Steakhouse.
4. Acacia Hotel Manila
On June 21, Acaci Coffee Shop's lunch and dinner buffet spread (P1, 298 net per person) will abound with celebratory dishes inspired by New Orleans’ diverse cuisine along with other popular international and local delicacies. As an added treat, Fathers will enjoy a complimentary glass of the Drink of the Month called 'Father’s Blue Eyes' on the house.
5. Vivere Hotel & Resorts
Vivere Hotel and Resorts’ The Nest Dining in the Sky is featuring their “Oh My Daddy!” lunch buffet for P1,200nett/adult and P600nett/child. Activities and prizes await all Dads courtesy of Esperos, Bucket Feet, Hush Puppies, Crossfit MNL, James Bond Fragrance, Flawless, Runnr, Tobys Sports and SSMC Group of Hospitals and Clinics.
6. Discovery Suites
A Father's Day lunch and dinner set menu (P1,500 nett) on June 21 is inspired by Harley Davidson’s old and modern motorbikes. Start your meal with Dyna Prime’s Seafood Gumbo Soup. For the main course, diners can choose between Street Glide NY Striploin with Broccoli Gratin and Twice Baked Potato or Grilled Road King Prawns with Mixed Vegetable and Salsa Verde. End the evening savoring Freewheeler Molten Chocolate Rum Cake with coffee or tea. Harley Davidson motorbike owners will also get free parking space on June 20-21 if they celebrate Father’s Day at Discovery Suites. Dads can ca also have their photos taken beside the Harley Davidson display at the lobby. The dream bike public viewing is from June 15-22.
7. Oakwood Premier Joy~Nostalg Center Manila
Treat Dad to the Nostalgia Dining Lounge’s Lunch (12nn-3pm)and Dinner (6pm-10pm) buffet. On June 21, feast on unlimited plates of perfectly cooked rib eye steak; other food highlights include Norwegian smoked salmon cream cheese and mini bagel, paella, beef tenderloin in old fashion mustard Salmon fillet with dill sauce, baby back spare ribs, and rosemary lamb leg.
1. Casa Roces
The 'Papi Mio' Father's Day special (P850/head) will be available for lunch and dinner for those wanting a special lavish lineup of timeless and new dishes. Start with appetizers like Chili con Carne with Melted Cheese and Nachos, and Grilled Corn on the Cob with Chili Butter and Grilled Vegetables. Clean your palates with Russian Salad, then brace yourself for an array of hot of the grill entrées: BBQ Pork Ribs; Assorted Skewers of Beef, Pork and Lamb; and Grilled Hungarian and Schublig Sausages, best paired with Cheesy Macaroni and Roasted Pimientos and Morcilla Rice with Crunchy Bacon. End with desserts like Leche Flan, Key Lime Pie or Chocolate Mousse. Dads get to enjoy this meal with 2 Bottles of Beers for free.
The gourmet dessert restaurant has put together a specialty cakes selection for your favorite Pop. There's the Johnnie Walker Cake-- a chocolate cake soaked in Johnnie Walker Syrup, this dessert is filled and covered with Johnnie Walker infused ganache topped with chocolate curls and cocoa powder. The Surprise Cake is made of three layers of moist, butter cake, filled with fluffy marshmallow icing in between filled with M&M’s that's a burst of youthful delight, while the Burger Cake is a giant rum-infused chocolate cake patty, sandwiched in between butter cake buns topped with toasted sesame seeds with marshmallow icing lettuce, catsup and cheese. You can also customize your dessert with Wicked’s Giant Cookie with Dedication, an 8-inch buttery sugar cookie, decorated with love using M&M’s chocolate candies and royal icing.
3. C2 Classic Cuisine
For your foodie dad craving something classic with a little spin, C2’s two new renditions of Sinigang are a must try: the Sinigang na Bulalo sa Sampalok at Pakwan (beef shank braised in tamarind watermelon broth), and Roasted Sinigang na Bulalo sa Sampalok (roasted tamarind rubbed beef bone marrow on a bed of fried bulalo meat flakes). Roadtripping to Tagaytay? The scenic C2 Summit Ridge branch in Tagaytay will host a grand lunch buffet on June 20-21, 2015, for P599 net per person (11am to 3pm). Enjoy unlimited servings of modern Filipino cuisine specialties like Crispy Pata, Beef Kaldereta, Barbecue Liempo, Pinaputok na Bangus, Chicken Inasal, Spare Ribs and Sisig -- the buffet also includes unlimited access to the drinks and desserts station, and surprise freebies will also be given.
Satisfy dad’s hankering for meaty comfort food with unlimited servings of B&P’s saucy and smoky ribs from June 19 to 21 at the Shaw and Il Terrazzo branches and all Mondays of June at the McKinley branch. Aside from indulging in comfort food, free discount vouchers from Beyond Innovation (distributor for audio and video brands such as JBL, AKG and Harman Kardon) are in store for dads who will visit B&P’s branches.
It's all about meaty and hearty indulgence for dads entire June, as Cravings rolls out special meat slivers priced at P750 only and come with unlimited soup and salad and unlimited access to sides and sauces. Enjoy the Roastbeef and Pork Crackling Carving Station, which are best paired with choice sauces (Mushroom Gravy, Chimichurri, Horseradish, Honey Balsamic Mustard Liver Sauce, Sour Cream and Cucumber, and Bourbon Gravy) and hearty sides (Mashed Potato, Rice Pilaf, Marble Potatoes, Barbecue Rice, Buttered Vegetables). Those who come in on Father’s Day weekend automatically receive great freebies -- Beyond Innovation Discount Vouchers which they can use in purchasing items at Beyond Innovation outlets.
6. The Blackboard
Families who dine on June 21 will get a free bucket of beer when dad orders The Blackboard's fall-off-the-bone Baby Back Ribs. Indulge dad’s sweet tooth with The Blackboard’s mini cheesecakes on a Buy One, Take One promo every weekend for the whole month of June. Choose from 6 divine and delectable flavors: Mango, Marbled Choco-Vanilla, Lemon, Coffee, Calamansi and Pandan.