Valentine’s is truly a day that transcends the language of love across the world. Celebrated by families, friends and most of all lovers, Valentine’s is the only day in the world when there is no excuse not to give and receive love.
This year, Ilustrado- a well-noted fine dining restaurant, nestled within the walls on Intramuros offers you more than the usual reasons to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Intimacy, ambiance and food suited only for an Ilustrado are among the top reasons why Valentine’s is extra special with us. An Ilustrado during the Spanish times were noted as the well-travelled, highly educated and enlightened ones. And today, vestiges of this rich colonial past can still be traced in the beautifully archaic walls of Ilustrado. The ambiance exudes of old-world charm, history and mystery and the undeniable air of romance. Intimacy is spoken before your eyes as you enter the short pebbled road, leading to the enamoring brick garden of Ilustrado with relics and trellis adorning the restaurant’s main façade. Such is enough to create the picture of the perfect Valentine’s dinner at Ilustrado. Hence on the evening of the 14th, guests will be treated to a stunning 6-course strictly prix fixe menu and a soothing serenade from soloist Camille. Ladies receive a red long stemmed rose and all happy Valentine gets a complimentary glass of Robert Mondavi Woodbridge Red or White Zinfandel.
Let’s check out the menu….
Complimentary Fresh Baked Carrot and Raisin Rolls
Baked Half Shelled Aklan Oysters Trio: Parmigiano Reggiano and Garlic, Tomato and Basil, Champagne Cream and Caviar
Essence of Duck Consommé with Foie Gras and Wild Mushroom Ravioli
Choice of Entrée:
Wagyu Sirloin (center cut) with Sautéed Shiitake Mushrooms, Wilted Spinach and Marsala au jus
Australian Lamb Chops with Roasted Garlic, Whipped Potatoes and Brown Sauce Balsamico
King Prawns and U.S. Scallops with Asparagus Tartar, Soft Poached Quail Eggs and Cilantro-Soy infused Hollandaise
Choice of Dessert:
Baked Cheesecake with Fresh Strawberries dipped in Belgian Chocolate
Valrhona Chocolate Tartlets
Coffee or Tea
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Ilustrado where love, culture and history abound. Be enchanted with our romantic ambiance and experience the fine dining service we are known for. Dinner on this sweetest night of the year is priced at Php 1,900.00 +.
744 General Luna st. Intramuros, Manila
For more information or reservations please call Ilustrado at 632-5272345, 632-5273674, 63922-8234981-83,