Bench/ Café opens their third branch at Robinsons Place Manila

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.

Tinapa Cones

Crispy Lumpia Cones stuffed with Tinapa Mousse and Salsa

Street Food Platter

Fishball, Squidball, Kikiam with three dipping sauces

Pinoy Caprese

Salad of Compressed Watermelon, Kesong Puti, and Basil with Cane Vinegar Gastrique

Tortang Talong

Grilled Eggplant Omelette with Ground Pork and Potato

Sinigang Sa Santol Pork Belly

Good for 2 to 3 persons

Crispy Pata

Cripy Fried Pork Knuckles with Toyomansi

Dancing Fish

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

Circa 1987

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

INSTAGRAM: @benchcafeph

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