With the sweltering heat, making a trip out of your home for a meal has to be worth it. Why not visit these garden-themed restaurants and cafes to make eating out not just enjoyable but also a relaxing outing? Not only do plants make the air we breathe less toxic, they also keep our surroundings cooler by regulating humidity. So make the drive to one of these spots and enjoy the green break!
You can find this hidden gem in Cubao. The cafe started out as a means to fund a program that trains out-of-school-youth to become baristas. The pop-up store eventually became permanent and their trainees get to serve you coffee in the cafe.
94 10th Avenue, Cubao, QC
Ninyo Fusion Cuisine
Tucked away along Esteban Abada in Katipunan, you might pass this by and think it’s just one of the homes that’s part of the neighborhood. This restaurant is perfect for quiet, intimate dinners for lovers, friends, and family alike.
66 Esteban Abada Street, Loyola Heights, QC
Hillside Cafe & Juice Bar
The restaurant serves healthy dishes, yummy smoothies, and detox juices with a view of lush greens. Situated right beside Cedar Hills Garden, the cafe and juice bar instantly transports you to a place of zen once you step inside.
57 Mother Ignacia, QC
Rustic Mornings by Isabelo
Have breakfast any time of the day surrounded by lovely greenery. Dining here feels like home with cozy country-inspired interiors that almost brings you back to your lola’s place.
11 Isabelo Mendoza St. San Roque, Marikina
Crescent Moon Cafe
Less than an hour away from the bustling city, you’ll find a peaceful escape in Antipolo. They’ve got weekend buffets perfect for family Sunday lunch—just make sure to reserve ahead to secure a seat! After dining, you may shop Lanelle Abueva-Fernando’s collection of stoneware ceramics.
Sapang Buho Road, Barangay Dalig, Antipolo City
If you’re looking for a more low-key setting for special gatherings, this lifestyle store can be booked for private functions such as bridal showers, birthday dinners, or lunch with your amigas. Bonus: You can shop for home decor and fresh flowers while dining!
C-4 The Alley at Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Ave, Makati
Designer Blooms Cafe
Fresh flowers pepper the interiors of this cafe from the fresh flower delivery shop of the same name. To match their premium flowers, they serve food made from fresh ingredients, too!
Unit 11B, Molito Commercial Complex, Ayala Alabang