Wedding planning starts with booking a church and a venue, and it's a known fact that destination weddings can be extremely expensive. Well, we've got good news for you! If you're a couple who isn't fond of big crowds and refuse to go out of Metro Manila, then these restaurants can be a great spot for your low headcount wedding. Besides great food and service, these places boast picturesque interiors that can be the perfect backdrop for your memory-filled, big day!
See our top picks here:
1. Blackbird Makati
The classy restaurant serves contemporary European dishes that will perfectly suit your black-tie wedding. The interiors will make you feel that you celebrated your wedding in posh NYC.
Where to find them: Nielsen Tower, Ayala Avenue, Makati
Tel: 02-828-4888 and 828-1937
2. The Henry Hotel
Besides the fact that you can check-in before and after the wedding, everyone will love the peaceful ambience and rustic appeal of this Old Manila-themed hotel. The best part? Apartment 1B is responsible for the culinary feast you will be having.
Where to find them: 2680 Compound, F.B. Harrison St, Pasay, Metro Manila
3. Happy Garden Cafe
This cozy restaurant's interiors live up to its name: it looks like a legit garden! It's managed by the Bizu Groupe, meaning you can expect delectable food. What's unique about this place is that they serve organic and mostly gluten-free food.
Where to find them: Sunshine Place, 56 Jupiter Street, Bel-Air, Makati City
4. Rusting Mornings by Isabelo
This eclectic yet homey restaurant in Marikina serves all-day brunch! What else is better than that?
Where to find them: 11 Isabelo Mendoza Street, San Roque, Marikina City
5. Barbara's Restaurant
This Intramuros-based restaurant will take you back to the Manila of the Spanish colonial era. As expected, you're in for Spanish-Filipino gastronomic experience.
Where to find them: Plaza San Luis Complex, General Luna Street, Intramuros, Manila
This story originally appeared on Femalenetwork.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.