The SPOT.ph Guide to Hotel Buffet Rates for the Holidays
For that extra-special celebration!
(SPOT.ph) Getting caught up in the holiday rush is inevitable, but even though you're tired from all the shopping and traffic, there's still noche buena and media noche to look forward to! If you're going out with a group with big appetites and different food favorites, here are some hotel buffets that might make your holidays even merrier.
Luxe Merienda Cena Buffet, Sunday Grill Buffet, and Circles Buffet at Shangri-La Hotel, Makati
Shangri-La Hotel in Makati offers afternoon tea with a live orchestra. At the Sunday Grill Buffet, you’re treated to a spread of Spanish sparkling wine, Josper-grilled sirloin and tomahawk steaks, Boston lobster, scallop ceviche, beef carpaccio, Cajun-style king prawn skewers, lobster bisque with truffle, and more. Meanwhile, Circles Buffet has a selection of specialties from cold appetizers to seafood, Western to Asian cuisines, and desserts.
P1,200 for the Luxe Merienda Cena Buffet, available every weekend until December 25 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
P2,680++ for the Sunday Grill Buffet at Sage Bespoke Grill, available until December 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
P1,800 for lunch every Monday to Saturday and P2,150 every Sunday at Circles Buffet, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
P2,100 for dinner every Monday to Thursday and Sunday, and P2,350 every Friday and Saturday at Circles Buffet, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Makati Shangri-La is at Ayala Avenue corner Makati Avenue, Makati City (814-2580).
Lola Maria Restaurant at The Legend Villas
If you’re craving Filipino flavors, there’s plenty of affordable options at The Legend Villas’ Lola Maria Restaurant. They offer festive, home-style dishes from different regions of the Philippines.
P750 net for the Holiday Eve Special Dinner Buffet, available on December 24 and 31 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
P420 for the Filling Fridays Buffet, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
P390 (breakfast), P590 (weekday lunch), and P480 (weekend lunch) for the Buffet Espesyal, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Legend Villas is at 60 Pioneer corner Madison Streets, Mandaluyong City (702-2793).
Marriott Café at Marriott Hotel
Marriott Café serves Asian, European and American cuisines so you’ll have a guaranteed feast throughout the day.
P2,950 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., P1,600 for Noche Buena from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.on December 24
P2,950 for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., P2,950 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on December 25
P2,950 for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., P2,750 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on January 1, 2017
P1,450 for breakfast daily from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and P2,500 every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
P1,900 for lunch from 12 p.m. to 2:30 pm every Monday to Saturday
P2,100 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Monday to Thursday and Sunday
P2,500 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Friday to Saturday
Marriott Hotel is at 10 Newport Boulevard, Newport City Complex, Pasay City (988-9990).
The Pantry at Dusit Thani Manila
Offering masterful flavors ranging from Indian, Italian, Filipino to Pan-Asian cuisines, Dusit Thani’s The Pantry uses organic and locally sourced fair trade products and ingredients.
P2,950 for Christmas Day lunch, from 11:30 am to 2:30 p.m.
P1,450 daily for breakfast from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
P1,850 for lunch every Monday to Thursday, and P2,300 every Friday to Sunday from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
P2,100 for dinner every Monday to Thursday, P2,350 every Friday and Saturday, and P1,850 every Sunday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Dusit Thani Manila is at Ayala Center, San Lorenzo, Makati City (238-8888).
Spectrum at Fairmont Hotel
Spectrum is an all-day restaurant with cuisines from China, the Middle East, India, Europe, as well as local dishes.
P3,695 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on December 24
P3,995 for brunch from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and P2,650 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on December 25
P3,995 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on December 31
P2,650 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on January 1, 2017
P1,450 for breakfast from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. every Monday to Friday, and from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. on weekends and holidays
P2,150 for lunch from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily
P2,380 for dinner every Sunday to Thursday and P2,450 every Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Fairmont Hotel is at 1 Raffles Drive, Makati Avenue, Makati City (795-1840).
Food Exchange Manila at Novotel, Cubao
This extensive buffet features Asian, Indian, Italian, and Japanese food, as well as two dessert stations. Your eyes are sure to wander over to the selection of sweets, so make sure to leave lots of room for those treats.
P999 for breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m, on December 24 and 25
P1,888 for lunch from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., P2,988 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., and P1,888 for the midnight buffet on December 24
P2,988 for brunch and dinner on December 25
P999 for breakfast on December 31 and January 1
P1,888 for lunch, and P3,888 for dinner on December 31
P2,988 for brunch on January 1
P1,588 for Sunday brunch (with free sparkling wine and cocktails)
P888 for lunch every Monday to Saturday
P999 for dinner every Monday to Saturday
Novotel is at General Aguinaldo Avenue, Cubao, Quezon City (990-7888).
Cucina at Marco Polo, Ortigas
Cucina has interactive open-kitchens which features innovative Continental and Asian cuisines.
P1,400 for breakfast from from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., P2,300 for lunch from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and P2,300 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on December 25
P1,400 for breakfast, P2,300 for lunch, and P3,500 for dinner on January 1, 2017
P1,400 daily for breakfast
P1,500 for lunch every Monday to Friday, P2,300 every Saturday, and P2,650 every Sunday
P1,800 for dinner every Monday to Friday, and P2,300 every Sunday
Marco Polo Hotel is at Sapphire Street, Pasig City (720-7720).
High Street Café at Shangri-La at The Fort
High Street Café offers five cuisines: Western, Pan-Asian, Chinese, Japanese, and Mediterranean. Aside from the seafood bar, salad bar, and dessert station, it also features a make-your-own hot chocolate station, a liquid nitrogen station, and Grand and Go—a breakfast-on-the-go trolley. High Street Café also takes pride in its full rotisserie station.
P1,200 for breakfast from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., P3,800 for lunch from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., and P3,800 for dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m, second seating from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on December 24 and 25
P3,200 for lunch from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Janury 1, 2017
P1,200 for daily breakfast from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. (up to 10:30 a.m. on weekends)
P1,550 for lunch every Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and P1,750 every weekend from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
P1,900 for dinner every Monday to Thursday and P2,100 every Friday to Sunday, from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Shangri-La at The Fort is at 30th Street corner 5thAvenue, Bonifacio Global City (820-0888).
Café Ilang Ilang at The Manila Hotel
This buffet has plenty of cuisines ranging from Asian, Mediterranean, European, to Western. The historic hotel will keep your minds and appetites filled with lots of worthwhile delights and flavors.
P1,450 for breakfast from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., P3,116 for lunch from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and P3,226 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on December 24 and 25
P3,316 for lunch on December 31
P3,116 for brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on January 1, 2017
P1,450 for daily breakfast, from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
P2,400 for brunch every Sunday
P2,150 for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Monday to Saturday
P2,450 for dinner every Monday to Wednesday and Sunday, P2,995 every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
The Manila Hotel is at One Rizal Park, Ermita, Manila (527-0011).
F All Day Dining Buffet Restaurant at F1 Hotel Manila
F All Day Dining Restaurant offers a wide selection of international cuisines. Each dish is guaranteed authentic, and cooked by world-class chefs.
P1,999 for the Yuletide Spread lunch and dinner buffets on December 24, 25, and 31 to January 1, 2017
P1,888 for the New Year Countdown Party unlimited drinks on December 31, 2016, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
P1,399 daily, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. for lunch and dinner buffets
F1 Hotel Manila is at 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City 908-7888, 928-9888).
The Lounge at Eastwood Richmonde Hotel
The Lounge is offers international cuisine at breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as a range of cooking stations and mouthwatering carvery for their holiday feasts.
P1,580 for the Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet, Christmas Day Lunch Buffet, and New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet
P1,080 for the Brewery Brunch Buffet at the hotel ballroom
P680 for the daily breakfast buffet from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Eastwood Richmonde Hotel is at 17 Orchard Road, Eastwood City, Bagumbayan, Quezon City. For reservations, call 570-7777.
Market Café at New World Manila Bay Hotel
Market Café's open-kitchen preps also doubles as a form of entertainment for diners. Ingredients are guaranteed fresh, featuring Chinese, Japanese, Western, Korean, and Filipino dishes.
P2,016 for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
P2,017 for New Year’s Day lunch on January 1, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
P1,200++ for daily breakfast from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
P2,000++ for lunch every Monday to Saturday, from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., P2,500++ every Sunday, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
New World Manila Bay Hotel is at 1588 Pedro Gil Corner M. H. Del Pilar Street, Malate, Manila (252-6888).
Yanagi at Midas Hotel and Casino
Yanagi is perfect for anyone who loves Japanese cuisine. Make sure to check out the resto’s sushi and teppan menus.
P1,485 for lunch every Friday to Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
P1,485 for dinner very Friday and Sunday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Midas Hotel and Casino is at 2702 Roxas Boulevard, Libertad, Pasay City (902-0100).
HEAT at EDSA Shangri-La
HEAT boasts sumptuous Asian and continental specialties, as well as two outdoor patios overlooking the garden and the pool.
P4,088 for Christmas Eve dinner from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
P3,400 for Christmas Day lunch from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and P3,200 for Christmas Day dinner from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
P4,288 for New Year’s Eve dinner
P3,400 for New Year’s Day lunch and P3,400 for New Year’s Day dinner
P1,890 for lunch every Monday to Saturday and P2,500 every Sunday, from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
P2,205 for dinner every Monday to Thursday and Sunday and P2,415 every Friday and Saturday
EDSA Shangri-La is at 1 Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City (633-8888).
Corniche at The Diamond Hotel, Manila
The Diamond Hotel’s main restaurant showcases a garden view and exquisite rock formation with a cascading waterfall. As you eat your way around the Asian, Western, Japanese, salad, and dessert stations, you're also treated to a bit of nature.
P1,380 for breakfast from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., P2,580 for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and P2,880 for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on December 24
P1,350 for breakfast, P2,880 for lunch, and P2,880 for dinner on December 25
P3,380 for New Year’s Eve dinner
P1,250 for daily breakfast
P1,700 for lunch every Monday to Saturday and P2,150 every Sunday
P1,800 for dinner every Monday, Wednesday, and Sunday), and P2,550 every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday)
The Diamond Hotel is at Roxas Boulevard corner Dr. J. Quintos Street, Manila (305-3000, 528-3000).
Spiral at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
With its 21 dining ateliers, there’s something for everyone at Spiral. Indulge in several different types of hams and cheeses from the famous Cheese Room, have your fill of fresh sushi or seafood, or feast on Mediterranean favorites in between enjoying a selection of dim sum—trust us, you’ll want to try everything.
P1,992.21 for lunch from December 20 to 22
P2,750 for lunch on December 24
P5,300 for dinner on December 24 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
P4,750 for Christmas Day brunch from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., including free-flowing champagne
P3,500 for Christmas Day dinner
P2,750 for lunch from December 28 to 30
P3,450 for dinner from December 28 to 30
Spiral is at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City (832-6988).