10 New Restaurants to Try in Bonifacio Global City
We help you keep track of the latest spots to check out in BGC.
(SPOT.ph) It’s hard to keep up with all the new places showing up left and right at Bonifacio Global City. You either go to your usual haunts or jump on the first chance to eat at the latest spots to open in the area. If you want to check out something new, we’re breaking down BGC’s latest restaurant scene to help you find exactly what you’re looking for.
Atelier Vivanda Manila
Atelier Vivanda provides French comfort food that you can have every day—with ingredients that don’t need cover-ups and prices that are reasonable (considering this is by Chef Akrame Benallal who has two Michelin stars). The place is a gorgeous loft, complete with knives that are handcrafted by a French National Artist and the most amazing meat slicer ever.
Must-tries: Black Angus Rib Eye, Holstein Beef Rib, Custard (prices are by sets)
Atelier Vivanda Manila is at Forbes Town Center, Burgos Circle, Bonifacio Global City. Read more about Atelier Vivanda Manila.
Morganfield’s is a casual family joint that pays tribute to American Blues and soul food. The ribs are tender, the flavors are potent but not overwhelming, and the sauces complement the mains well. The menu is an entire book in itself, with countless dishes to choose from, but Morganfield’s makes decisions easier with sampler sets that should satisfy your cravings.
Must-tries: Ocean Madness (P2,795), Rib Eye (P1,495), Molten Chocolate Cake a la Mode (P245)
Morganfield’s is at 2/F Uptown Place Mall, 9th Avenue corner 36th Street, Bonifacio Global City (0977-803-6374). Read more about Morganfield’s.
This burger place is dripping with style. Once you step inside POUND, you’re treated to white brick walls, gorgeous golden arches, high ceilings, and brass and marble accents. When it comes to the food, every burger is worth your attention, whether it’s massive with a hunk of steak in the middle or more manageable with some hard-to-find special ingredient.
Must-tries: Pound Burger (P999), T.E. Crispy Chicken Sliders (P195)
POUND is at Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City. Read more about POUND.
This Japanese steakhouse offers only the best, with their A5 Grade Omi Wagyu beef at the forefront. Every bite bursts with rich, beefy flavors and they’re so soft—they practically melt in your mouth!
Must-tries: A5 Grade Omi Wagyu, Sirloin or Rib Eye (P1,767/100 grams), Wagyu Sirloin (P4,235/200 grams)
Wagyu Beef is at Forbes Town Road, Burgos Circle, Bonifacio Global City. Read more about Wagyu Beef.
With their “appetite for life” philosophy, this pizza stop’s goal is to offer premium, comforting grub in a laidback setting. They have 15 different pizza varieties all baked in a wood-fire brick oven to ensure even cooking throughout the dough and a delicious smoky aftertaste. The dough is a product of Peperoni’s special recipe, which took years to perfect.
Must-tries: Calamari Fritti (P355), Prosciutto Crudo di Parma pizza (P395/nine inches, P565/12 inches, P1,250/21 inches)
Peperoni Pizzeria is at 3/F Uptown Place Mall, 36th Street corner 9th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City (0939-718-4674). Read more about Peperoni Pizzeria.
What sets Poulet Manille apart from all the other restaurants that claim to specialize in chicken? They wanted to create a more wholesome, healthier way to enjoy every Filipino’s favorite poultry. Healthy doesn’t necessarily mean boring or tasteless, and Poulet Manille proves exactly that.
Must-tries: French Country Classic Chicken (P798/whole, P498/half), Coq Au Vin (P520), Double Chocolate Gateau (P298)
Poulet Manille is at LG/F SM Aura Premier, 26th Street corner McKinley Parkway, Bonifacio Global City (0917-469-7895). Read more about Poulet Manille.
Casa Italia serves premium gelato, coffee, and Italian comfort food. The ambience evokes a homey, comfortable feeling, which invites you to sit back and while the day away. Casa Italia’s menu has many options for you to try, but don't you dare leave without trying the gelato!
Must-tries: 1/2 Roast Chicken with Potatoes (P350), Bolognese (P230), Yogurt Smoothie (P180/12 ounces, P190/16 ounces)
Casa Italia is at Forbes Town Center, Burgos Circle, Bonifacio Global City (813-8138). Read more about Casa Italia.
Buta + Wagyu
This restaurant and bar offers Wagyu fans a more comfortable dining environment—not to mention premium Japanese steaks for reasonable prices. That's not all, Buta + Wagyu also serves some tasty Korean options for Korean food fans to enjoy.
Must-tries: Chateaubriand (P14.80 to P17.20/gram), Bibimbap (P380)
Buta + Wagyu is at 5/F SM Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global City (946-7262). Read more about Buta + Wagyu.
Adaäm and Yves
Adaäm and Yves might be all white and gray interiors, but their food is anything but plain. It’s a Scandinavian-inspired resto that serves clean and organic breakfast food. If you're looking for some entertainment as you wait for your order, read through the menu. The dishes' names are hilarious.
Must-tries: Pink Floyd (P230), Brooklyn Borough (P450), Noli Me Tangere (P495)
Adaäm and Yves is at Icon Plaza, 25th Street corner 6th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City (801-6084). Read more about Adaäm and Yves.
Stepping inside this restaurant feels like being in Japan—which is exactly what food connoisseur George Pua and renowned Japanese chef Kiyoshi Ogawa were aiming for. From the interiors (they have a picturesque bridge and a hundred-year-old door, among other things) to the delicious food, guests are treated to exciting tastes and traditions.
Must-tries: Gindara (P750), Sashimi Mori (P770), Ryo Goku Gosen (P550)
Ogawa is at 2/F The Fort Entertainment Complex, Fort Strip, 5th Avenue corner 28th Street, Bonifacio Global City (886-4994, 886-4996). Read more about Ogawa.