Where to Eat in Metro Manila Now

From rustic Filipino cooking to classic European cuisine, the dining scene in the Philippine capital has never been more exciting. 

Courtesy Grace Park
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The restaurant landscape in Manila is booming. In the last couple of years alone, a handful of big-time global superstars (Nobu Matsuhisa and Akrame Benallal among them) have opened restaurants, just as local names have started to gain recognition abroad. Add in a group of young, out-of-the-box-thinking chefs with humble dining rooms that serve cleverly transformed Philippine classics, and you’ve got a foodie scene that is as exciting as it is varied. Here are 10 restaurants to book during your next trip to Manila.