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The Podium, Manila: 15 reviews and 30 photos

  my favorite. arroz con gambas
by joysweet

The location of the restaurant is very easy to miss, unless it was recommended to you by somebody or a regular at the Podium. They are at the lower ground floor, so if you just happen to stroll/visit the podium, chances are you won't see the place.

The area of the establishment is half deli/grocery and half restaurant. There are several tables (about 4 booths, 10 small tables) so it easily fills up during the lunch rush - most of their clients are the expats working at ADB.

A bit too expensive for me, and i'll come back should i get enough money to feed myself here. hahaha

Favorite Dish: European Cold Cut Platter - P450+
Arroz con Gambas al Cognac - P650+
White Wine - P110+

Was surprised when the Cold Cut Platter arrived. I knew before hand that it's at P450 and when I saw it i was a little disappointed - costing so much for so little food :) The hams were very delicous though.

Loved the Arroz con Gambas, not just because i love shrimps, but the general flavor of the food :)


Mixed Platter - 560
Pumpkin Soup - 140
Champpitones - 240
White Wine (House wine) - 130
Coke light - 45

with 10% service charge and 12% vat

Address: Lower Ground Flr, The Podium
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Directions: Located at the Lower Ground Flr of the Podium, near the entrance from Basement Parking
Price: US$21-30
Rating: 5
Theme: Other

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 22, 2007
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