13 Restaurant Venues You Can Have Your Wedding Reception In

Besides hotels and event spaces, other venues you can consider having your wedding reception in are restaurants! There have been quite a few couples we’ve featured on the site that have had their reception in a restaurant, and we’re going to be showing you just how they pulled it off. From big, classy restaurants in the metro, to intimate and quaint cafes in Cebu (and even Bukidnon!), we’ll be listing them all down for you here.

Venues 13 Restaurant Venues You Can Have Your Wedding Reception In


14 Four Cafe
Photos: OneCarlo Photography, Real Wedding: Ideally Intimate

Looking at an intimate wedding? Then you might want to consider this cafe up north. Their indoor dining room can fit up to 25 people, while the garden can fit up to 55 people. It’s warm, rustic features and outdoor patio make a nice and charming ambiance.

Address: 144 Magnolia Lane, Barangay San Isidro, Gregoria Heights Subdivision, Taytay, Rizal, Philippines 1920

Contact details:  (0999) 888-0144 or (02) 669-1560

Website: http://www.14fourcafe.com


Photos: Toto Villaruel, Real Wedding: See the Unique Details from this Fresh and Colorful Wedding!

Antonio’s is a classic Tagaytay restaurant venue staple. With its elegant black and white interiors and spacious garden, your guests can enjoy the view both inside and out. You can also be sure of a gastronomic experience in this must-go-to resto.

Address:  Purok 138, Barangay Neogan, Tagaytay City

Contact details:  (0917) 899-2866 or (0918) 899-2866

Website:  https://antoniosrestaurant.ph/antonios-restaurant/


Balay Dako
Top left, bottom right photos: Air Balloon Project, Real Wedding: Check Out the Fun and Rustic Details of This Romantic Red and Pink Themed Tagaytay Wedding | Top right, bottom left photos: Jeff & Lisa Photography, Real Wedding: An Intimate White and Blue Wedding in Tagaytay

Managed by the same group that manages Antonio’s, Balay Dako is the sister restaurant that proudly serves Filipino cuisine. Balay Dako actually means ‘big house’ in Negrense, and their cozy interiors will definitely feel like home for you and your guests.

Address:  Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway, Tagaytay, 4120 Cavite

Contact details:  (046) 413-4866

Website:  https://antoniosrestaurant.ph/balay-dako/


Photos: Vital Image Photos, Real Wedding: An Intimate Restaurant Wedding with a Kate Spade Inspired Theme

If you’re looking for a restaurant right in the heart of Manila, then Blackbird is probably where you want to start doing your oculars. This lavishly redesigned resto was once the country’s first commercial airport! They’ve kept some of the original art deco design in the black and white interiors, and it’s become a hub for foodies looking for a fine dinner.

Address:  6752, 1229 Makati Ave., Makati, 1229 Metro Manila

Contact details:  (02) 828-4888 or (0917) 889-2782

Website:  http://blackbird.com.ph


Cafe by the Ruins
Photos: Owen and Nikka Wedding Photography, Real Wedding: A Blush Outdoor Wedding in Baguio with a Rustic Theme

This venue is perfect for a rustic themed wedding, with their wood and stone interiors. So if you’re planning to have your rustic themed wedding in the Baguio area, you might want to check this place out. Their menu also has different cuisines, and features natural and local ingredients from the region.

Address:  25 Shuntug Road, Baguio, 2600, Benguet

Contact details:  (074) 422-9804

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/cafebytheruinsph/


Casa Dos
Photos: Wendell Good Photos, Real Wedding: An Intimate Civil Wedding in Cebu

Casa Dos is actually one of the ancestral residences restored into a function area in Cebu. It is just one of the areas in Circa 1900 (see below), and their function room, Galleria Jereza can fit 60, while The Belvedere is an outdoor, child-friendly space which also houses a swimming pool!

Address:  Sanjercasvil Road, Gorordo Avenue, Cebu City

Contact details:  (032) 239-6265

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/CircaCebu/


Circa 1900
Photos: Ed Millard Photography, Real Wedding: A Simple Rustic Wedding with a Touch of Boho

Circa 1900 houses a cluster of ancestral residences (Casa Dos is one of them) that have been restored into a lifestyle and leisure destination. They have a number of varying function spaces that still house of the pre-war art deco interiors. And if you’re not sure about it, the likes of President Manuel L. Quezon and other prominent figures have visited this area too.

Address:  Sanjercasvil Road, Gorordo Avenue, Cebu City

Contact details:  (032) 239-6265

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/CircaCebu/


Maison de Bonbon
Photos: Jasper Cuizon, Real Wedding: This Couple Got Married in a Cafe and Made It Look So Classy!

Maison de Bonbon Cafe and Restaurant is a French-inspired restaurant in Cagayan de Oro. Their cozy, white interiors will have everyone feeling right at home. They serve all meals–breakfast, lunch, and dinner–which makes this the perfect place to hold a morning or early afternoon wedding.

Address:  Corrales Ave., Ramon Chavez St., Cagayan de Oro, 9000, Misamis Oriental

Contact details:  (0977) 854-9501

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/maisondebonboncdo/


Pio's Kitchen
Top and bottom right photos: Ralph Lee Photography, Real Wedding: The Artistic Details in This Wedding Give It A Modern Charm | Bottom left photo: Art on Cue Studios, Real Wedding: Take A Look at How This Couple Pulled Off an Intimate Civil Wedding in a Restaurant!

Right in the heart of Quezon City, is this little gem. Pio’s Kitchen is famous for their relaxed dining space and delicious paellas. You can fit a maximum of about 50 people inside the whole house, and the great thing about this place is that you can get the whole place to yourself. Perfect for a small, intimate wedding reception!

Address:  96 Scout Reyes cor. Scout Fuentebella, Barangay Laging Handa, Quezon City

Contact details:  (0917) 532-2892 or (02) 509-4529

Website:  http://www.pioskitchen.com


Ranchers Steakhouse
Photos: PJ Geonzon Photography, Real Wedding: Rustic Ranch Romance

Nestled in the middle of Malaybalay, Bukidnon, this place might not seem like a venue you would consider, but it does make a good backdrop for a rustic theme. Their all-wooden furniture is definitely a plus, and if you and your partner love Western-style food, then this just might be a match made in heaven.

Address:  Camp Airstorm, Circumferential Road, Malaybalay, Bukidnon

Contact details:  (0917) 700-3234

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/ranchers.sth/


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Here’s another restaurant you can find right in Makati. This fine dining restaurant has a menu (and wine list!) that can speak for itself. So if you and your soon-to-be spouse have very particular palettes, and want your guests to experience a food adventure like no other, consider this place for your reception.

Address:  LV Locsin Building, 6752 Ayala Avenue, Makati City

Contact details:  (02) 750-1555

Website:  https://www.salarestaurant.com


Sky Lounge
Photos: Oak St. Studios, Real Wedding: A Laid-back and Intimate Rooftop Wedding with A Hipster Vibe

The Sky Lounge can be found at the roof deck of The Carmen Hotel in Naga City. It houses a restaurant and bar that boasts a unique perspective of the Naga City skyline. This would be the perfect venue to watch the sunset from during your reception, don’t you think?

Address:  Peñafrancia Avenue, Naga City, Camarines Sur, 4400

Contact details:  (0919) 648-9143, (0917) 570-2791, or (54) 472-5888

Website:  http://www.thecarmenhotel.com.ph/naga-city-restaurants/sky-lounge/


Vask/Gallery by Chele
Top left, bottom photos: Brenco Creative Studios, Real Wedding: A Modern Musing | Top right photo: Gallery by Chele

Previously known as Vask Modern Tapas, it evolved into the Gallery by Chele, and can be found in BGC. This restaurant focuses on modern cuisine with a bevy of local ingredients. They aim to explore the flavors of the Philippines and South East Asia, and apply modern techniques to produce good, high-quality food you and your guests will be sure to love.

Address:  5F Clipp Center, 11th Ave. corner 39th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Contact details:  (0917) 546-1673 or (02) 218-3895

Website:  https://gallerybychele.com


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