La Cocina de Tita Moning
Address: # 315 San Rafael Street, San Miguel District, Manila
Telephone Number – (+632) 7342146, (+632) 7342141
Facsimile Number – (+632) 7342141
Mobile Number - (+63) 9175315203
Email address - email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
All lunches and Dinners are strictly by reservation
Most Fequently Asked questions about La Cocina de Tita Moning
1) What is “La Cocina de Tita Moning”?
La Cocina de Tita Moning is not a restaurant, it is a ”Dining Experience”. It is located in the elegant Legarda ancestral home in the San Miguel District of Old Manila, Philippines. Diners who make reservations get the chance to step back in time and experience life in Manila as it was at the turn of the century. Guests get a tour of the ancestral home and then dine in the homes main dining room using heirloom china, glassware and silverware and sample recipes from the era. It is a personal and historical look at Manila’s more elegant past.
2) When can one dine at La Cocina de Tita Moning?
La Cocina de Tita Moning focuses on catering to private groups for both lunch and dinner. It is the perfect venue to host dinner parties for visiting business and personal colleagues as it allows them a glimpse into the rich and refined history of Manila.
At least Twenty Four Hours Notice must be given for ALL RESERVATIONS and a menu must be chosen in advance. Private groups get a personalized tour, a full seven course menu and the complete dining experience. Our suggested menus can be requested at tel. (+632) 7342146 or click at this link.
Guests who do not wish to choose a set menu may order from our A la Carte Menu that is available on that day. Just kindly inform our staff when you make your reservation that you shall be ordering A la carte.
3) Can one dine “La Cocina de Tita Moning” if they are group less than ten persons?
Yes, La Cocina de Tita Moning caters to groups less than 10 (2 persons and above) You must make a reservation and you must choose a menu twenty four hours before arriving so that we may be ready to welcome you as our guest. No Walk-ins are welcome. We can fax or e-mail you our available menus upon request.(tel 7342146) or click on this link.
4) How much does dinner at La Cocina de Tita Moning cost per person?
A full course dinner (seven courses) at La Cocina de Tita Moning will cost a minimum of P1,500 per person and subject to 12% VAT (Value added Tax) and 10% Service Charge. This price includes your meal, appetizers in the patio, access to museum and tour brochure of the ancestral home, as well as the dining experience on antique china, glassware, and silverware. Our diners get to interact with all our staff personally and we leave it up to our diners discretion to leave a tip as they feel fit.
5) What kind of food is served at La Cocina de Tita Moning?
We serve Spanish-Filipino dishes. All the food served uses family heirloom recipes, what Tita Moning used to cook for her family in the home. We also accept orders so you may enjoy these homemade specialities in your home. (To see a list of our menus click here. To see a list of our available products click here.)
6) Can I bring my own wine when I come to La Cocina de Tita Moning?
You are most welcome to bring your own wine. The corkage charge is P300 ++ (subject to 10% service charge and 12% Value added tax per 750ml bottle) . We will gladly serve it at your table, or you may order from our wine list.
7) Is the house airconditioned?
The dining room and living room where the guests dine are air-conditioned. The rest of the house is not air-conditioned.
8) How do I get to La Cocina de Tita Moning?
We will gladly fax or e-mail you a map upon request (tel. 7342146) or click here
9) How can I pay at La Cocina de Tita Moning?
Payment is accepted in Cash , Visa or Mastercard. Personal Checks are not accepted as payment.
10) What can I see at La Cocina de Tita Moning?
At La Cocina de Tita Moning, our guests are taken back in time to see the City of Manila during the turn of the century. They walk through an actual residence and see diplays of antique camera equipment, antique clinic area, antique radio equipment, and works of art by Filipino National Artists. You will also get the chance to sample heirloom recipes and be served your meal as Manilas elite used to enjoy them at the turn of the century.