Planning a memorable date with your SO this coming Valentine’s? Wondering what to do to impress on your a first date? A nice dinner for two at a restaurant with romantic sunset views is a sure way to take their breath away. Lucky for you, there are quite a number of great places where you can take your date to enjoy a night of good food, intimate conversations, and beautiful Manila sunsets.
Top of the Citi by Chef Jessie
Sweep her off her feet with an amazing view of the Makati skyline at the Top of the Citi by Chef Jessie. Located on the 34th floor of the Citibank Tower along Paseo de Roxas, the restaurant offers a 360-degree view of the surrounding cityscapes that would instantly make everything more romantic. Top of the Citi serves European, American, and Asian cuisines, as well as a variety of wines and drinks.
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71 Gramercy is a rooftop clubbing location that attracts celebrities, expats, and party goers. It’s still, however, an ideal place to enjoy a nice dinner before dark. After the sun sets, things could get a little wild, which is good if you and your partner are both in a mingling mood. The drinks can be a bit pricey, although the in-house restaurant owned by Chef Carlos Miguel guarantees a most sumptuous dinner where you get your money’s worth.
Straight Up Bar
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Straight Up Bar at the Seda BGC Hotel at The Fort is a straight up great place to take your date for any special occasion. It boasts of a perfect combination of good food, music, and a relaxing ambiance with a charming view of the city skyline. Impress your date with their amazing cocktail spread or variety of international house wine.
Verona Roof Deck Bar
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The Verona Roof Deck Bar is situated on the roof deck of Private Hotel along Shaw Boulevard in Pasig. Catch a romantic sunset and views of the Makati and Fort Bonifacio skyscrapers as a backdrop to a superb al fresco dining experience. The food is pretty reasonably priced and you can get any drink you prefer, from local beers to signature cocktails like the Mangorita, a delicious concoction of green mango and lambanog.
Sky High Bar
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The known food capital of Kapitolyo is also home to Sky High Bar, which offers a 360-degree view of the surrounding cities. Located at the Ace Hotel & Suites, the top level of Sky High Bar is just perfect for a nice quiet evening of intimate conversations. If you and your date are up for some music, just go down to the lower level of the bar where the parties happen.
White Moon Bar
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An easy favorite among executives around the area, White Moon Bar at the Manila Ocean Park offers a truly serene and sophisticated atmosphere for lovers looking for a relaxing and romantic night under the stars. White Moon overlooks the Manila Bay, where you can watch the sun setting while you feast on a sumptuous meal during a night of music or even poetry.