One of the things that Filipinos love is eating with the people special in their hearts. Whether with your friends, family, or colleagues, it’s an unspoken tradition to dine out and celebrate a joyous holiday with the ones you love.
If you’re planning to treat yourself to copious amounts of food, then you’re at the right page. This time, we’re rounding up the best buffet restaurants in BGC for you to try on when you explore the metro. Check this categorized list and see what fits your fancy!
NIU by VIKINGS
Cuisines offered: Mediterranean, Chinese, Japanese, French, and Italian
This restaurant, NIU by VIKINGS is inarguably one ofthe most popular buffet restaurants in Metro Manila. Brought to us by the Vikings Group, NIU (pronounced as nee-yuh) takes pride of their modern and luxuriously themed place where guests can enjoy a comfortable atmosphere all while indulging on great food. As soon as you walk in, you’ll find yourself mesmerized by their sophisticated dining area complete with posh chairs, elegant dining setup, and delicate interiors.
This high-end buffet restaurant has 9 stations ranging from Japanese, to Chinese, Pan Asian, Western, Carving, Cold Station, Grill, Beverage, and Dessert. They also have off-the-menu dishes so make sure you ask them if you want something special on your dining experience. To make your dining experience better, they also have a live piano performance come dinnertime. They also have VIP rooms so if you are planning to hold a simple event at NIU, they have rooms available for reservations.
Rates: (As indicated on their website, all prices will increase by Php 50 on February 2016)
Adult Weekday Lunch: P938 (+5% service charge)
Adult Weekday Dinner: P1,438(+5% service charge)
Adult Weekends/Holiday Lunch and Dinner: P1,438(+5% service charge)
Kids below 3ft. is free
Kids 3ft – 4 ft. Weekday Lunch: P308 (+5% service charge)
Kids 3ft – 4 ft. Weekday Dinner: P408 (+5% service charge)
Kids 4ft – 4ft 6” Weekday Lunch: P618 (+5% service charge)
Kids 4ft – 4ft 6” Weekday Dinner: P718 (+5% service charge)
Kids 4ft – 4ft 6” Weekends/Holiday Lunch and Dinner: P718 (+5% service charge)
Promos: Birthday Promo, Wedding Anniversary Promo
Address: 6th floor SM Aura Premier, 26th St. cor. McKinley Parkway, Taguig
Contact: 02 478 3888 or 02 847 3888
Dress code: Casual, slippers not allowed
HIGH STREET CAFÉ in SHANGRI-LA THE FORT
Cuisines offered: Western, Asian, Mediterranean
If you’re into staycations, then we suggest Shangri-La at The Fort for you. This posh hotel in BGC houses High Street Cafe, an all-day dining buffet restaurant perfect for foodies who’d love some getaway in the midst of the bustling metro. High Street Café offers nine stations in their buffet, namely Western, Chinese, Japanese, Pan-Asian, Mediterranean, Rotisserie, Seafood, Salad, and Dessert Station.
Seafood lovers would definitely take delight of their array offresh seafood, from tasty lobsters, yellowfin tuna, and a variety of shellfish. When in here, you also have to try their signature dishes, from their breads up to their much-loved churrasco wagyu ramp. It also takes pride of having the only full rotisserie station that can be found in Metro Manila. It’s the perfect place or those who’d love an upscale dining experience at the urban jungle of Taguig City.
Weekday Breakfast: (6 AM to 10 AM): P1,200
Weekend Breakfast: (6 AM to 10:30 AM): P1,200
Weekday Lunch: (11:30 AM to 2:30 PM): P1,550
Weekend Lunch: (12:00 NN to 3:00 PM): P2,200
Dinner: (6 PM TO 10:30 PM; Mon. to Thurs.): P1,980
Dinner: (6 PM TO 10:30 PM; Fri. to Sun.): P2,200
Address: Shangri-La at The Fort, 30th St. cor. 5th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Contact:02 820 0888
Dress code: Casual
MISTO AT SEDA BGC
Cuisines offered: Italian, International, Filipino
Seda is a hotel that best translates to luxury and comfort—truly a world-class accommodation that is easily the best choice for tourists and locals among other hotels in the Philippines. However, Seda not only boasts of its great facilities: it’s also home to one of the must-try buffets in Metro Manila. Seda BGC’S Misto, their buffet dining, will make you love both their offerings of local and international cuisine.
Misto is named after the Italian word that translates to “mixed.” With that being said, Misto offers a mix of Filipino and international cuisine for its guests. A lot of tourists, particularly foreigners, love their selection of dishes because they use only high-quality ingredients to make this sumptuous fare. They present an excellent selection that contains the much-loved buffet favorite that everyone will love. Seafood enthusiasts will want to dine in here as they create a delectable dish out of crabs, tuna, shrimp, and a variety of fish. When you look at their buffet selection, you’ll most likely notice that they are mostly Italian and Filipino dishes. Those who have a craving for Italian favorites, Misto in Seda BGC should be on your list of restaurants to try.
Address: Seda BGC, 30th St., cor. 11th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Contact: 02 945 8888
F ALL DAY DINING IN F1 HOTEL MANILA
Cuisines offered: International
The yuletide season calls for a great feast which means you should save up for a well-deserved dine out treat that will make you and your group of friends or family enjoy. In BGC, there’s another hotel buffet restaurant that stands out as a must-visit. F All Day Dining serves you a buffet selection that will surely make you want to come back for more.
F All Day Dining, aside from the food they serve, gives you a stunning panoramic view of the metro’s skyline that instantly gives off that romantic vibe. What makes it different from other buffets is that it has this more relaxed vibe. The place is spacious and the ambience is really nice which makes it a good option if you’re all for comfort and delicious food. Its modern and colorful look just simply makes you feel that you deserve what you pay for here. Not to mention, the renowned Chef Sau del Rosario manages this buffet restaurant so expect only exceptional dishes from their selection.
They are known for their selection of mostly Filipino and Western food. If you’re looking forward to dine in here during the Christmas season, they offer the best holiday treats on their buffet table. They’ve got glazed hams, cheese platters, and other American dishes perfect for a buffet celebration. Come by even if you’re not a hotel guest as it is open for walk-in visitors. Make sure to place a reservation beforehand.
Address: 3/F of F1 Hotel, 32nd St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Contact: 02 928 9888 loc. 6114
ALTA in ASCOTT BGC
Cuisines offered: European, International
Judging by the name itself, Alta in Ascott Hotel in Bonifacio Global City sounds high-end already. True to its name, Alta is your go-to place for an upscale buffet dining. Apart from being the in-house restaurant of Ascott, Alta is also managed by the world-class restaurateur and one of Asia’s best female restaurateur Chef Margarita Fores, the woman behind Cibo, Grace Park, and Lusso. As her first hotel restaurant venture, Chef Gaita makes sure that what they offer at Alt is nothing short of exceptional. From their interiors, to service, up to the food, they focus on the classics; a way to captivate the hearts of their guests.
This restaurant s mostly European and modern Italian on their buffet table, to cater to its international guests. Come here and enjoy as they serve you modern dishes that will entice your palates. It’s the perfect buffet place for those seeking a romantic and quiet atmosphere compared to the usual buffet scene. It’s also ideal for business lunch as you enjoy an array of well-curated food offerings.
Address: 2/F AscottBonifacio Global City Manila, 28th St., cor. 5th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Contact: 02 860 9888
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/AltaAtAscottBGC
MOSTLY ASIAN FARE
Cuisines offered: Korean
One of the latest trends in the foodie world is the emergence of the Korean BBQ scene. Not only is it delicious and filling, having a K-BBQ for dinner is also a budget-friendly deal. KPUB BBQ in Taguig is your go-to place if you’re looking for a meat-all-you-can type of buffet. In here, you can be transported to the hip city of Seoul in South Korea as you discover tasty and juicy meats grilled to perfection, that you cook yourself! Imagine yourself in a K-drama scene with your best buddies having dinner, awesome, right?
For only Php 499, you get to enjoy barbecue with your friends and family from their wide variety of meat available for you. They have samgyeopsal, pork belly, Galbi and Bulgogi style dishes, Korean bacon, and all kinds of marinated chicken and pork in soy or sweet and spicy sauces. Make sure to save some space in your tummy as KPUB BBQ also offers the Php 899 no limit-buffet, which includes 17 choices of meat, complete with complementary side dishes such as steamed egg, kimchi, soup, house salad and lettuce. Have an authentic Korean barbecue experience only at KPUB BBQ!
Eat & Run (Beat the Clock): P499
1 hour of unlimited refills of 7 signature meat dishes (Samgyeopsal, Galbi and Bulgogi style dishes) with complimentary side dishes and desserts
Eat & Run (Level up): P699
With 8 more choices to Meat-All-You-Can meal, making it 15 selections. Additionals: Garlic Butter Shrimp, Marinated Fish Fillet, Japchae, Fish tofu, Calamari, Lamb Chorizo, and Pizza.
Meat-All-You-Can (No Limits): P899
No time limit; enjoy 17 signature dishes on their menu. Enjoy it with complimentary rice, side dishes, and complimentary Korean ice cream for dessert.
Address: 28th St., cor. 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Contact: 02 847 1961 or 02 847 3098
Cuisines offered: Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, and Italian
Here’s a tip: if you’re a fan of the popular buffet chain of Yakimix, you’ve got to visit their leveled up branch which is the Yaikimix Prime. Located in BGC, Yakimix Prime is the branch that offers more selection, and is also the more spacious one among other Yakimix branches. It’s also called the high-end one, so here’s the buffet place for those who have the luxury to afford a bit pricier items on their buffet table. Yakimix Prime lets you indulge in on premium meat choices, wide selection of sushi, sashimi, seafood, and other filling dishes.
Their branch offers Wagyu Beef. They have unlimited Wagyu so be there the earliest if you want lots of this much-loved beef in your belly! Make sure also to check out their grill station, as they have other kinds of meat that you’ll surely want, especially if you’re a meat lover.
Lunch (11:30 AM to 3 PM): P488
Dinner (5:30 PM to 11 PM): P688
Sundays and Holidays: P688
Buffet with Smokeless Grill
Lunch: 11:30 AM to 3 PM/ Dinner: 5:30 PM to 11 PM
Mon to Sat (holidays excluded)
Sunday and Holidays
Children Rate: No service charge, 3 ft is free, 4 ft below: P388, Leftover Price: P1,250
Address: 2/F Wumaco Bldg., Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Contact: 02 869 0777 or 02 869 0888
Crystal Jade Dining
Cuisines offered: Chinese
Chinese cuisine fans will be delighted to know that there’s a buffet place in BGC that highlights Chinese dishes. Crystal Jade Dining IN, is where you should dine in if you’re in for an exciting culinary journey that lets you taste the best of Asian delights. Crystal Jade Dining IN is known to serve classic Chinese dishes in a contemporary ambience. It’s the perfect place for a family meal or any other special occasion.
Also, if you’re a fan ofdimsum, then you’re in for a treat! Crystal Jade in BGC offers dimsum all you can! Check out their eat-all-you-can Dimsum Buffet with free-flowing iced or hot tea. From the crowd-favorite pork and shrimp dumpling, to steamed vegetarian ones, you’ll love their selection that will definitely satisfy your palates. Remember to also try their desserts for a perfect ending to your savory meal!
Address:7th Ave., Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Contact: 02 808 5233
Whether you like having buffets alone, with your colleagues, families, or someone special, eating at a buffet restaurant is always a good idea. Most buffet restaurants in Manila, particularly in BGC, offer reasonable prices which make it a good idea to spend your money over sumptuous meals. Have you tried eating out at the buffets listed here? Which one’s your favorite?
For updated rates, kindly go to their respective websites or contact them via their phone numbers listed above. Prices and menu may change without prior notice.