Acacia Hotel Manila unveiled a better and more defined lobby restaurant eponymously named, The Lobby at Acacia. Almost 5 years in operation, the deluxe Filipino hotel, re-introduced one of their gem restaurants with a revamped menu and a shop that offers proudly Pinoy artisanal products.
Acacia Hotel Manila boasts of being the only hotel with a lobby restaurant in the south of the Metro. Guests are greeted with dozens and dozens of paisley printed high back chairs that have become signature to Acacia already. Here, guests are lured to sit down and dine. With the attentive service of dining staff who are on hand to assist. WiFi, which is nowadays a necessity, is complimentary to all diners.
“When we first opened The Lobby at Acacia, we presented a wide menu that offered soup, salad, appetizers, pizza, sandwiches, local favorites, international bestsellers and of course desserts. In our revamped menu, we maintained the same kind of format but with more creative options that are inspired from Asian and Western cuisine. Our guests will enjoy trying something new with every visit at very reasonable prices.” says Head Chef Aldo Palaypay.
The Lobby at Acacia offers 66 dishes with prices that range from Php 280 to Php 1,595. Its most creative dishes to name a few are the Chicken and Pork Adobo Pizza, Aromatic Braised Beef Ragout, Pan Fried Salmon with Marinara Risotto, Crispy Nori Shrimp Salad, Braised Asian Duck Quesadilla, Capellini ala Gamba, and Crab Meat Lasagna with Grilled Shrimps.
Aside from the stellar menu that the restaurant has to offer, it also features homebaked treats that can be enjoyed for dine in or take out. The perfect combination of coffee and a slice of cake is only Php 200 nett per person. Blueberry Cheesecake and Acacia Chocolate Moist Cake are top favorites. Worth mentioning is its own version of ensaymada for its melt-in-your-mouth goodness. Another favorite is the Cassava for its moist, creamy and buttery texture.
Other than food, The Lobby at Acacia, has a Souk wherein proudly Pinoy products are being sold. The Souk was not created for additional revenue, its main goal is to promote Filipino ingenuity and at the same time support marginalized communities. It offers bags, home accessories, fashion accessories and food that are perfect for pasalubongs. Brands that are available at The Lobby at Acacia are the following: Saffy for the calesa-themed woodcarving; KATH’s by Michelle Baldemor on handcrafted bags and jewelries; Abre Linea for the ticog grass, buri and palm leaves woven accessories and bags; water lily woven products by Laguna Water Hyacinth; House of Polvoron and Sweet Seasons for sweets and pasalubongs.