One of the trendiest cafes in the Metro, Bench Café, opens up their 3rd branch at the Robinsons Place Manila!
Established last 2018, Bench Café was founded through the partnership of FOODEE Global Concepts, one of Manila’s largest multi-brand food groups headed by Rikki and Eric Dee, and Suyen Corporation, headed by Ben Chan, Virgilio Lim, and Bryan Lim.
And now, they are opening up their third branch at Ermita Manila, one of the busiest cities of Metro Manila.
Bench Café Robinsons Place Manila is opening on July 29, 2019 with a big promo, keep on reading ’til the end, but let me make you drool first with their selection of our classic Filipino favorites with a twist. Bench Café celebrates classic Filipino dishes by giving them a global and modern twist.
Crispy Lumpia Cones stuffed with Tinapa Mousse and Salsa
Street Food Platter
Fishball, Squidball, Kikiam with three dipping sauces
Salad of Compressed Watermelon, Kesong Puti, and Basil with Cane Vinegar Gastrique
Grilled Eggplant Omelette with Ground Pork and Potato
Sinigang Sa Santol Pork Belly
Good for 2 to 3 persons
Cripy Fried Pork Knuckles with Toyomansi
Crispy Butterfly Tilapia with 3 sauces : Escabeche, Bench Salsa and Serwelas
The menu also features Bench/To meals, their coined term for Bento, which are inspired by the bento meals of Japan and reimagined to cater to the Filipino tradition of family dining.
All Bench/To meals have vegetables, Bench salsa, atsara, and Steamed Ifugao Rice with the option to upgrade to their different specialty rice : garlic, dilis, aligue, or bagoong rice.
B1 – Salted Egg Fried Chicken
Classic Fried Chicken in itlog na maalat sauce
B2 – Chicken Pork Adobo
In tons of native garlic, not like your Lola’s
B3 – Beef Pares
Their upgraded take on the Popular Pares Dish
B5 – Lechon Kawali
Crispy Pork Belly in Lechon Sauce
B6 – Bangus Bistek Ala Pobre
Bangus belly in Butter, toyo, and garlic
B7 – Inasal Liempo
Their take on the Visayan Grilled Liempo
B8 – Bagnet Kare-Kare
Crispy Bagnet in Homemade Peanut Sauce
Bench Café also offers our fave drinks and desserts that highlights some of our fave native Filipino desserts and delicacies.
Otap Sesame Chocnut
Otap, an oval-shaped native delicacy often found in Cebu made out of puff pastry made into a shake with our fave Chocnut, a yummy peanut dessert
Sago At Gulaman
A mixture of large white pearls, green and red jellies that look like jewelry stones, and then sweetened with syrup
Basil, Peach, Rosemary, Gin, Dalandan and Lime Juice
Banana Con Yelo
Banana with Coconut Shaved Ice
Ube Halo Halo
Coconut Shaved ice with macapuno, garbanzos, caramelized banana, leche flan, ube halaya, palm beans, nata de coco and coconut ice cream
Ok, for the most exciting part, for their opening on July 29, 2019, they have an opening promo that you should look out for!
🍴 First 10 customers will receive 1 year supply of Bench-To (Bento Meals)
🍴 For the next 20 customers 6 months supply of Bench-To (Bento Meals)
🍴 For the next 30 customers 3 months supply of Bench-To (Bento Meals)
🍴 For the next 40 customers 1 month supply of Bench-To (Bento Meals)
So, what are you waiting for? Come and visit the newest Bench Café branch!
Location: GF Robinsons Place Manila, Pedro Gil St, Ermita, Manila
To know more about Bench Cafe, follow them at their social media sites:
FACEBOOK: Bench Cafe PH