The human body gets energy from the food it takes. When we eat the right food, it gives our body the nutrients it needs. Nutrients play a huge role in keeping the immune system healthy. The best fine dining restaurants have the best nutrition as well.
Virginia Woolf once said that one cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well. In the middle of the busy city of Alabang, one wishes to escape it. How about dining in a fine restaurant to relax?
List of luxurious dining in different spots around Alabang:
The best steaks can be found in one of the best fine dining restaurants – Wolfgang | Photo by Dima Valkov from Pexels
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, One of the Best Fine Dining Restaurants for Steak
First on our list is something you’d definitely not want to miss, and that’s the al fresco pop-up of Wolfgang’s Steakhouse located on Alabang’s West Parade commercial strip! Wolfgang’s Steakhouse is an international steakhouse that originated in Park Avenue, Manhattan. With over 40 years of experience, its founder, Wolfgang Zwiener, has already expanded the steakhouse business outside the USA to 11 locations all over the world, including Japan and South Korea. The Alabang West Pop-up is the newest location of Wolfgang’s Steakhouse in the Philippines. It offers a more outdoor and intimate setting contrary to the usual antique European style of most branches. Alfresco dining allows guests to have a more casual experience when dining the same excellent and luxurious classics.
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse is home to signature dishes: Porterhouse, Prime New York Sirloin, Ribeye, and Filet Mignon, all of which are certified dry-aged USDA prime steaks. Enjoy light options on a day, such as the Classic Wolfgang Burger, or enjoy the cool breeze at night while sharing glasses of Al Fresco Specials and signature cocktails like Negroni or Moscow Mule. A must-have when visiting this unique pop-up of Wolfgang’s is the Alabang Porterhouse Set Menu. The menu includes an astounding 1.5 kg Porterhouse, accompanied by other Wolfgang favorites: Sizzling Canadian Bacon, Steak Rice, Creamed Spinach, Mashed Potatoes, Pecan Pie, and New York Style Cheesecake. Don’t forget that this exclusive menu is available for a limited time only while the pop-up is still ongoing!
Address: Alabang West Parade, 1750 Daang Hari Road, Almanza Dos, Las Piñas
Time: 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Contact No: (0995) 610 2361
*The pop-up is currently closed due to IATF Regulations, guests are encouraged to order delivery and pick-up instead.
The Black Pig
Are you looking for a modern casual restaurant and bar to relax and unwind? The Black Pig is the place for you. Helmed by a chef who has worked at numerous Michelin-starred restaurants, The Black Pig’s kitchen only produces the best meals. With fresh and local ingredients from Europe, the quality of the meals is unbeatable. They have it all from Lamb Leg, Pork Belly, and Rib Eye Steak to slow-cooked egg dishes. Furthermore, indulge yourself in a selection of curated wine, craft cocktails, and micro-brewed craft beers on tap. The menu of Black Pig is continuously being tweaked to improve continually. The restaurant is well known for innovating preparation and presentation as well.
Try the Charcuterie Boards of Black Pig | Photo by Luna Lovegood from Pexels
If you’re looking for charcuterie and cheese, then you’ve come to the right place. The Black Pig serves Italian and Spanish Charcuterie Board and their own unique version of the charcuterie board. Salami Milano and Salchichon Iberico are available as well. Vegetarian and vegan options such as Beetroot dumplings and seasonal vegetable curry stew are being offered too. The place for good food with a good drink in company, that’s what Black Pig is. The restaurant is a popular spot for romantic dates as well.
Address: 2F The Commercenter Alabang, Commerce Ave. corner East Asia Dr., Filinvest, Muntinlupa City
Time: 11:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Contact No: (02) 88081406 and (0917) 8450 744
*Reservations should be made in advance.
The Nest: Dining in the Sky at Vivere Hotel
With a breathtaking view of the skyline, dine like a god at The Nest. Not only is it known for having a spectacular view, but also its spectacular menu. Continuously Innovated by their Research & Development team, The Nest offers a rich selection of international cuisine. Their kitchen focuses on comfort food and the like, making it truly heavenly to dine. Moreover, the restaurant is a great place for intimate gatherings. Let it be a business dinner, a birthday celebration, or a simple get-together, The Nest will give you a memorable and magical time.
Their Mussels Rockefeller with creamy spinach sauce, and Buffalo chicken wings are must-try appetizers. Their seafood entrees, Pan-seared salmon and Pinalutong na hito are the best sellers. The Nest also offers scrumptious vegetarian dishes. With their Manila Burger, it is indeed more fun in the Philippines!
In Vivere Hotel, the health and safety of everyone are important. The hotel’s latest campaign #ViviereCleancare, champions health and safety protocols to safeguard the health of everyone. With this campaign, the customers are given peace of mind.
Address: 5102 Bridgeway Avenue, Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City 1781 Philippines
Time: 5:30 AM to 12:00 MN
Contact No: (0917) 804 3257
*Reservations are not required but are highly encouraged for guaranteed seating.
One of the Best Fine Dining Restaurants, Akrotiri
Craving for Greek cuisine? Akrotiri is the restaurant for you! Derived from the Greek word Ακρωτήρι, Akrotiri means cape or peninsula. Similar to the powerful connection of land and water, the resto-bar powerfully infuses Greek heritage in their food development. Akrotiri brings “in the culture, experience and the taste of Greece.” Akrotiri continuously recreates delicious and authentic Greek dishes with the freshest ingredients.
Known as one of the healthiest cuisines, Mediterranean cuisine revolves around vegetables, nuts, seeds, olive oils, and fish. For the soup, they offer Fakes, a Greek Lentil Soup with tomatoes and red wine vinegar. They also have Loukanika, which are Greek sausages. While the Salmon Kalamakia served with fries and tomato onion salad is a must-try for the main course.
The service of the restaurant is indeed family-friendly, which caters to all Filipinos. The welcoming atmosphere will bring you back here.
Address: Unit 103 G/F Commercenter Alabang, Commerce Avenue corner Filinvest Avenue, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City
Time: 10:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Contact No: (02) 88515449 and (0926) 732 0279
*The restaurant accepts reservations.
The combination of comfortable furnishings and handcrafted pasta and pizza makes Antonio Uno one of the coziest restaurants you’ll ever dine in. Built with the family’s vision in mind, Antonio Uno serves family favorites, which are often made from scratch. The restaurant takes influence from Italian-American cuisine, with a hint of Asian touch. Their specialty is sourdough pizza and fresh pasta noodles – both of which are handcrafted by the chefs themselves. Their sourdough pizza incorporates wild yeast, which leaves the dish with a unique yet nutritional taste. Notable Sourdough Pizza flavors from the restaurant are Queen Margarita, Salmon Caviar, and Antonio Uno Loaded Pizza, while the Black Vongole, and Seafood Lasagna are some of the restaurant’s bestsellers.
Pizza is best when freshly made. | Photo by Ponyo Sakana from Pexels
Getting tired of the same old menu? Not to worry, for Antonio Uno changes their menu every 3 to 4 months! Save for the all-time favorites, Antonio Uno is always looking for more ways to satisfy its customers with the ever-changing dishes. Enjoy the dishes by listening to the live entertainment playing in the background. Whether it be for a get-together with the good ol’ pals or a breather for yourself from all the stress, Antonio Uno guarantees to give you a relaxing time while satisfying your pizza and pasta cravings. Antonio Uno is found on the Upper Ground Floor of the Festival Supermall Expansion.
Address: Festival Mall Extension, Civic Drive, Filinvest City, Muntinlupa City
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Contact No: (0928) 243 0758
*The restaurant is currently closed for dine-in due to IATF Regulations, guests are encouraged to order delivery
Da Gianni Cucina Italiana
Filipino-Italian actor Matteo Guidicelli’s Da Gianni is arguably one of the best Italian restaurants in the country. Serving the finest authentic Italian home-cooked goodness, Da Gianni is well-known for its true-to-origin tastes. Accompanying the Italian cuisine is the very homey vibe surrounding the establishment. The interior design of the restaurant resembles modern homes all the way in Italy. Da Gianni is mainly known for its classic truffle dishes, such as Truffle Pappardelle Pasta and Wild mushroom Puff, while one of its pizza bestsellers is the Quattro Formaggi.
Da Gianni was established as a tribute to the family’s late patriarch, Gianni Gudicelli, who had always wanted to put up a restaurant. The Guidicelli family takes the Italian concept of family and food very seriously, which is evident in Da Gianni’s design and dishes. The main branch of the restaurant, Trattoria da Gianni, is located in Cebu City. Da Gianni is the second branch of the family-owned business, and is located at Westgate Hub, Westgate Center, Filinvest Alabang. The restaurant has also exceeded the expectations of its diners during this pandemic, as Da Gianni maintains a strict protocol on maintaining cleanliness on their services. Whether it be for dine-in, delivery, or take-out, the same extravagant taste of the cuisine can still be found without sacrificing the safety of both diners and employees.
Address: WestGate Hub WestGate Center Filinvest Alabang 1780 Muntinlupa City
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Contact No: (0908) 815 3856
*The restaurant is currently closed for dine-in due to IATF Regulations, guests are encouraged to order delivery and take-out instead.
Caviar Restaurant and Champagne Bar, Best Fine Dining Restaurants
There’s nothing more intimate and romantic than enjoying a glass of great wine accompanied by fine food at the end of the day. Boasting their exquisite wine collection and elegant interior design, Caviar Restaurant offers the most refined meals perfect for a captivating yet relaxing experience. A restaurant born out of the collaboration of Dutch-Filipino brothers Frank and Bastiaan van der Walle, the Caviar Restaurant is the definition of “Wine and Dine”. Specializing in Modern European dining, Caviar Restaurant is the place to be for a serene and sophisticated ambiance.
The wine collection in this Champagne Bar is also worth taking note of. | Photo by Ponyo Sakana from Pexels
Notable dishes from the restaurant include the Caviar House Salad and Smoked Salmon. The staff is always more than willing to recommend what drink would fit your platter to leave you with the best wine and dine experience. Caviar Restaurant is also known for hosting unique events that leave guests with an unforgettable and satisfying experience. One of their recent events, Craft Cocktail Night, featured guest mixologist Niño Cruz, the brand ambassador of Bacardi-Martini Philippines and co-founder of DBWY (Drinks Be With You) – a cocktail pop-up known to collaborate with various events and artists. The event was held last July 23, 2021, and exhibited a lavish selection of cocktails. Caviar Restaurant and Champagne Bar is located in Westgate Center.
Address: Unit A-206 Westgate Centre, Alabang
Time: 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM (Sundays also open at 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM for Brunch)
Contact No: (0917) 868 3080
*The restaurant is currently closed due to IATF Regulations.
Originating all the way from Lakeland, Florida, Red Lobster brings Filipinos the best seafood there is. The restaurant has been celebrating seafood ever since it was established in 1968. As one of the biggest seafood purchasers in the world, Red Lobsters takes responsibility for protecting and preserving our oceans and marine life. The sourcing of seafood and ingredients are traceable and sustainable; they only get from suppliers with the best practices.
For the seaside starters, they offer white wine and roasted garlic mussels. There is also coconut panko with pina colada sauce in their Parrot Isle Coconut Shrimp. Caught alive from the Atlantic, the lobster they serve is prepared to order. If dining with family and friends, it is best to order one of their ultimate feasts, such as the Admiral’s Feast, which consists of Walt’s favorite shrimp, bay scallops, calamari, wild-caught flounder, snow peas, cocktail, and tartar sauce.
Address: Ground Floor, Evia Lifestyle Center, Daang Hari Road, Almanza, Las Piñas City
Time: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Contact No: (0927) 969 0036
*The restaurant accepts reservations, and delivery is available through Grab and Foodpanda.
Evia Lifestyle Center is indeed filled with excellent fine dining restaurants, so what about another one? On the second floor, we have Another Story! Showing off an eclectic aesthetic, stepping inside the restaurant feels like entering a magical fairytale. Here, the walls talk as they have quotes written all over them, and the chairs are brought to life by the colors of the rainbow. With cute and quirky things placed in every corner, Another Story takes you back to your childhood days. Raveled lamps and magisterial mirrors surround the place as well.
Clams go really well with pasta and white wine. | Photo by Alex Favali from Pexels
Of course, the magical experience would not be complete without the meals. Another Story will surely sweep you off your feet with their comfort food Angus prime ribeye steak served with potato gratin and herb-crusted grilled salmon. Other choices include the Hanger steak, Roast Pork Belly, and Vongole Manila Clams. In Another Story, all meals have their own story as well.
Address: Second Floor, Evia Lifestyle Center, Daang Hari Road, Almanza, Las Piñas City
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Contact No: (0995) 267 7163
*The restaurant accepts reservations.
Choosing the right home and the best fine dining restaurants
With our busy schedules, most of us do not have time to prepare and cook meals for ourselves and our families. Most people opt to choose the location of their house that is close to many establishments, including restaurants. Thankfully, Brittany corporation offers the best homes in the Philippines. How so? The travel time from Vista Alabang to Filinvest is only 16 minutes via car. Want to go to Evia Lifestyle Center? Only 6 mins if you drive! Feel like you want to walk instead? Then get that exercise by walking for 21 minutes, not so bad, right?
A luxury home fit for a luxurious lifestyle and the best fine dining restaurants
Like most restaurants mentioned, Vista Alabang lets you indulge in the Old-World lifestyle completely. Named after the famous Italian fishing village, Portofino exhibits the same picturesque sceneries. Having three separate enclaves, Vista Alabang offers charming and elegant homes for all sorts of family types.
Situated in the lively and busy district of Alabang, the pleasant and tranquil ambiance found in the exclusive subdivision is truly a hidden gem. These luxury homes in Daang Hari allow homeowners to either get lost in the Italian aesthetic or roam around the nearby establishments for an adventurous experience in exploring the bustling city of Alabang.