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The Peninsula Manila | Corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, Makati, Luzon 1226, Philippines
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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The Peninsula Manila | Corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, Makati, Luzon 1226, Philippines
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We started the evening with drinks at the Lobby of the Manila Peninsula. Thereafter, we moved to Spices with the expectation of excellent savory dishes from South and Southeast Asia. We were not disappointed. We started with the refreshing and mouth watering Crispy Catfish Salad...More

Thank sas820
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Staying in the hotel so went first time for convenience, second time for the same reason. A few choices as a vegetarian but that's only to be expected in an Indian restaurant. Think it was only a matter of choice but enjoyed the first meal...More

Thank Sharonfv
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I dined frequently for many years in this restaurant and considered it truly excellent for pan Asian food. Sadly, the quality seems to have declined (at least on the night I was there in May 2017), and it certainly does not justify the high prices:...More

Thank Viktor S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I ate here twice and lived everything we had. Great pan-Asian selection. The ground pork is exceptional! And for the adventurous, try the Spices Gin and tonic--guarantee you'll never have a drink like it again!.

Thank textrav58
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I mistakenly thought this was a Thai restaurant. Spices serves Indian, Malaysian and Filipino and Thailand delicacies. For appetizers, we had the flour bread with cheese (like a quesadilla) and there were 4 dips that came with it. I liked the white one most (yogurt...More

Thank RowenaG8
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I went to Spices with some colleagues for dinner on a Wednesday night. We were early enough to secure a table which proved to be a good idea...the place was quite full by 8pm. The menu has dishes from all over the Asian region including...More

Thank BrettOnTheRoad
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The clue's in the name and food is deliciously spicy. There are dishes which are quite mild, however. Service is what you'd expect from the Peninsula and there's a good wine list.

Thank Zojanahage
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The beautifully decorated Spices' pan-Asian cuisine is a bit imbalanced: A lot of Thai (understandable, as the chef is Thai) and a lot of Indian, while others, including Philippine, play only minor parts. That being said, we really enjoyed our dinner nonetheless. My wife had...More

Thank Oparazzo
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My go to place when I want to eat Thai and Indian cuisine. It's consistently delicious and service is good. I eat here 3-4 times a month.

Thank candy d
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Totally thumbs down and will never eat in Spices again. Service was the pits, Food was so so..... When seated with my guests, we were wondering whether we were visible to the naked eye. When finally noticed, someone got our orders 1 Lamb curry, butter...More

Thank Maria E
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11 February 2017|
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Response from Roses_travelgram2016 | Reviewed this property |
We just turned up for dinner without booking as we were staying at the hotel , love the food.
11 February 2017|
Response from Nik B | Reviewed this property |
I just phoned the Penn and asked to be put through to Spices Restaurant and the girl had no problem booking a table for me. Its certainly easier than doing it on line.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Peninsula Manila | Corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, Makati, Luzon 1226, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: 6328872888
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