Where to Buy Plates, Bowls, and Other Kitchen Essentials in Manila
Shop plates, cutlery sets, and even appliances from these stores.
(SPOT.ph) If you’ve been spending most of your time in the kitchen or dining area cooking (or in most cases, just eating) your feelings away, don’t worry—we feel you. The neverending quarantine has probably made you realize that you need more kitchen accessories and better-looking dinnerware so you can take IG-worthy photos of your food. In case you feel like upgrading your kitchen essentials but not sure where to get them, here's a guide to help you out. Some of these shops are physical stores, so remember that if plan to going out, wear your face mask properly, wash your hands frequently, practice physical distancing, and disinfect thoroughly when you reach home.
Check out these places where you can shop kitchen items:
It can be tricky to find one shop that has all your necessities and going store-hopping isn't exactly ideal right now, but don't worry: We found a haven for all things kitchen-related so you can stock up: IB COM Kitchen Equipment is a one-stop shop for all your cooking, baking, and dining needs. Apart from cooking and baking tools, IB COM also has a wide range of dinnerware where you can buy cutlery for as little as P30 and ceramics like plates, cups, bowls, and saucers for as low as P50. You can buy large and small kitchen appliances like blenders, electronic mixers, ovens, stoves, freezers, and more from this store, too.
IB COM Kitchen Equipment is at 2162-2188 Unit C, Barangay 25, Zone 4, F.B. Harrison Street, Pasay City. They're open Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Robinsons Department Store
Robinsons Home Living, which is available in Robinsons Department Store, carries all sorts of home items, from appliances, decor, furniture, beddings, and of course, kitchen and dining stuff. It's a good thing that they're available online through Lazada, so you can shop from the comforts of your home! Take your pick from their selection of cute mugs, baking dishes, casseroles, plate sets, bowls, glasswares, and more.
The Landmark in Ayala Center, Makati is where you can score bowls and plates priced from P30 to P60, and some finds are at 30% off! Best part? The items are ceramic and not plastic. You can also shop dishes that come in bright and bold prints as well as items in soft pastel hues. If you're searching for pretty kitchen essentials that'll make your food photos look great, you're sure to find some at The Landmark.
The Landmark is at 6751 Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, Makati City.
HMR Trading Haus
HMR is a treasure trove of affordable home essentials and if you've ever dropped by one of their stores, you'll probably agree that they have almost everything you need. This is where you can score budget-friendly kitchen appliances and items like pots, pans, coffee makers, plate sets, cutlery sets, and more. They now have a website where you can find all their offerings as well as the branches where the items are available, so if you're planning to visit a branch ahead of time, you can make a list based on their site. You can shop from home, too!
The SM Store
The SM Store carries a wide range of items, from clothing to beauty products to home items including appliances and kitchen tools. They have a great selection of pastel kitchen essentials like dinnerware, baking tools, pots, and pans—you might even score some of them on sale! According to Facebook user Wanderbites by Bobbie, she spotted items that go for as low as P30. You can also shop from The SM Store's website so you won't have to leave your home!
MK Kitchen is your one-stop shop for all things kitchen-related. Whether you have a food business or you're just a casual cook at home, you're sure to find what you're looking for when you drop by one of their stores. They carry small and large kitchen appliances as well as basic essentials like dishes, bowls, cutlery, pans, pots, and more. You can check out their full list of offerings on their website before heading to any of their branches.
See a list of MK Kitchen stores.
Facebook user and online shopper Chelo Love Good Buy has discovered a treasure trove of no-nonsense kitchen finds at very affordable price points in Quiapo. They are now accepting "pasabuy" orders where you can fill out an order form through their page and they'll buy the items for you. Just send your name, address, contact number, mode of payment (they accept cash-on-delivery around Manila), and photos of your chosen items. Based on the album, you can shop mugs, plates, bowls, cutlery sets, ceramics, and more. Some items go for as low as P10!
Apart from furniture and home decor, Mandaue Foam also has a wide selection of dinnerware. If you're looking to upgrade your plates, bowls, mugs, cutlery sets, and glassware, they've got you covered. They also have cookware essentials like turners, ladles, casseroles, and more. We even spotted things like dish racks, tissue holders, and kitchen towels at the store. You can shop from the comforts of your home through Mandaue Foam's website.