With the sunset as a backdrop, the covered garden at Lemuria is a romantic place to dine in.
Tucked away in the residential area of New Manila is house-turned-restaurant Lemuria in Quezon City. The unique name comes from the legend of the lost continent of Lemuria, which the Philippines is said to be a part of.
Similarly, couples can find themselves lost in time and space in this rustic French-Mediterranean restaurant. With its vibrant greenery and warm, cozy interiors, this 20-seater dining spot sets the tone for a romantic evening best spent having an intimate conversation with your date.
Lemuria’s standout dishes include moules au vin blanc, mushroom and Gruyere soup, scallops with mushrooms and beurre blanc, halibut , sea bass, and herb-crusted rack of lamb . For dessert, their Lemuria cheesecake and opera cake have earned rave reviews as well.
If your date enjoys a good bottle of wine, you can head to their temperature-controlled wine cellar which can hold up to 27,000 plus bottles.
For Valentine’s Day, couples can reserve a spot at the main dining room, the garden, the Lavender Room, or the courtyard. Lemuria observes a strict dress code.
Hours of operation: Lunch by reservation; 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM for dinner, Tuesday to Sunday