Ilustrado, the name, refers to the educated, well-travelled Filipinos from the “enlightened” elite class during the Spanish era. Today, Ilustrado, the restaurant, caters to clientele of enlightened tastes. Clients whose palates are conversant in savoring the exotic, cosmopolitan and neo-classic flavors of international and Filipino cuisine. For over 19 years, it has established a name for itself as a fine dining restaurant and favorite wedding venue. It has hosted visiting heads of state such as King and Queen of Spain, President of Peru, President of Czeckoslovakia, King and Queen of Malaysia, Princess of Thailand, a Miss Universe, performing artists and celebrities, and a cardinal’s silver jubilee celebration with over a thousand guests!
Patio Victoria, located in Intramuros Manila has an Old World charm that can be found only within what was known during the Spanish Occupation of…Read More
The garden was originally built by Father Manuel Blanco, an Agustinian Friar, who is also considered as the Father of Philippine Botany. Father Blanco was…Read More