Change is always a good idea. When I heard that one of my favourite restaurants was having a make over I was really excited. Old Manila has been part of the Manila Peninsula experience since it opened it’s doors and I have had many beautiful experiences in the restaurant. Birthday celebrations, dates, important lunch meetings and many more.
Just like fashion interiors go through many trends and transitions and we all have to be on our feet to keep it fresh and exciting. So when I was invited to lunch and see what the Old Manila looks like I was only left with a big wide smile on my face. The restaurant looks so beautiful and incredibly chic. I love how modern everything looks and how they kept everything Filipino but in a really subtle manner.
The food also had a nice tweak but still maintaining it’s strength as a grill place with the proteins as the star of the show. I had a quick business lunch and really enjoyed the meal highlighted with the scallops which looked like a painting on a plate. My steak was delicious too! So delicious I forgot to take a photo of it. LOL! Needless to say I will definitely be back and enjoy the New Old Manila! Congratulations to everyone in the Manila Peninsula team!