Looking for the most Instagrammable cafes in Manila? There are so many that it’s hard to pick and choose just where to start. We recently ranked the 50 Most Instagrammable Cafes in Asia, and while numerous hotspots in Manila made the list, we figured, why stop at just a few?
We scoured the city in search of the most Instagrammable cafes. You know, the places where you can indulge in a few tasty bites of beautiful food, pose against a flower wall, or even snap a quick shot of you in front of a neon sign that says something inspirational. We’re not judging; we’ve all done it too.
What did we find? Manila’s brimming with photogenic cafes that cater to pretty much any aesthetic. But, for the best of the best, check out our picks of the seven most Instagrammable cafes in Manila.
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Sunnies Cafe was the only cafe from Manila to make our list of the World’s 50 Most Instagrammable Desserts. And, while their desserts are super Instagrammable, literally everything else about the cafe is, too. Oozing of Los Angeles vibes and Southern California charm, this cafe offers up trendy spaces and picture-perfect dishes. It’ll be hard to decide what to photograph first.
Head to Manila’s Royal Bellagio hotel in order to discover one of the city’s most Instagrammable cafes. Filling Station is designed to look like, well, a filling station. 1950s decor and American memorabilia create a super trendy space and plenty of opportunities for quality Instagram photos. They’ve even got an old classic car in the middle of the dining room that’s perfect for red-hued photoshoots.
Manila has its fair share of some of the best coffee shops in the Philippines, but Le Petit Souffle is easily one of the most Instagrammable cafes in all of Asia. It’s a colourful, fun place with French-Japanese food. But, it’s the desserts that really stand out. Order a signature soufflé and get ‘gramming with the leafy trees and bright yellow decor as your background.
The tagline here is “creating spaces for stories to intersect.” And, that’s really quite a poetic way of positioning a cafe that’s photogenic to a fault. Stories have the chance to intersect here, at least in a photographic sense, as the cafe’s decor is super modern and minimalist. Plus, the coffee comes out looking super sexy, which ups the Instagrammable factor by a mile.
With multiple branches around the city, the feeling when walking into a Coffee Project is always a welcome one. With soft lighting and lush greenery, it’s an oasis of calm and beauty in the bustling city of Manila. Expect lots of darker, earthy tones at any of the locations you visit. Busy, artistic walls are key focal points which you should definitely take advantage of.
Flossom has all of the core ingredients of an Instagrammable cafe: multiple flower walls, neon signs with trendy sayings, and super bright, colourful food. What more could you ask for? Pastel pink walls and the lush greenery that hangs from the ceiling create a super cosy setting. And, aside from Instagrammable brunch fare, anything else you order is going to be pretty good-looking, too.
With pretty much every Insta user having seen nearly all of the most Instagrammable cafes around the world already, it’s time to check out a totally unique spot that’ll truly wow your followers. Under the Sea is a mermaid-themed cafe that takes the theme to the max. Mermaid-themed drinks and dishes are a delight, but what you’ll really want to take advantage of are the mermaid tails.