World Art Day: Most Artistic Dining Spots In Cebu

Sugbuanons, get ready to enjoy a symphony of flavors and aesthetics as we honor World Art Day 2024, a celebration of creativity in all its forms.

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Join us on a journey through the Queen City of the South, where culinary artistry meets visual delight in the most extraordinary dining places. From avant-garde interiors to delectable masterpieces plated with precision, these culinary havens are more than just places to dine—they are living canvases where every decor and dish tells a story:

Funky Monkey

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One of the newest competitors in the food and beverage industry of Cebu, Funky Monkey is where ancestral charm and modern art pieces collide. Situated near the University of Cebu in Banilad, it is the bar and restaurant in the Flying Fish Boutique Hostel which embraces creativity and innovation. Imagine an ancestral home made into an inn and paired with design pieces that you wouldn’t have imagined such as doors made into ceilings, toggle light switches, a cluster of melted candles as a centerpiece, and antique furniture pieces!

Photo from Funky Monkey Official Facebook Page

RATES & OTHER INFORMATION

RATES

  • Drinks – starts at Php 100.00
  • Menu – rates vary according to season. Contact their Facebook Page for more information.

OTHER INFORMATION

Photo from Funky Monkey Facebook Page

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact Location: 8 Adelfa St, El Dorado Subdivision, Cebu City

  • By Commute: From Colon Street, take the jeepney route number 13C and tell the driver that you will be dropping off at the University of Cebu – Banilad Campus. Then, once you arrive, enter the El Dorado Subdivision and go straight until you find a Funky Monkey banner.
  • By Car: Navigate via Waze or Google Maps and pin “Funky Monkey” as your destination.

Bintana Coffee House

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Bintana Coffee House is one of the places where creative artworks are showcased along with a delicious menu of food and beverages. They host flea markets, art exhibits, and even music nights to embrace the artists in you. And if you want to learn more about painting and other art mediums, then you’re in for a treat as Bintana Coffee House also organizes art workshops for everyone!

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MENU RATES & OTHER INFORMATION

MENU RATES

Photo from Bintana Coffee House Official Facebook Page

OTHER INFORMATION

Photo from Bintana Coffee House Official Facebook Page
Photo from Bintana Coffee House Official Facebook Page

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact Location: 181K Elizabeth Pond St, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu

  • By Car: Navigate via Waze or Google Maps and pin “Bintana Coffee House” as your destination.

Shell Mobility Banilad

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Featuring Filipino artworks and pieces, this Shell gas station is one-of-a-kind. Why only fuel your gas tank when you can also fuel up your stomach with their tasty pastries, snacks, and budget-friendly coffee? Aside from that, you’ll also get to enjoy the beautifully-made paintings framed throughout the walls of the establishment!

Photo by Ivan Ples

RATES & OTHER INFORMATION

RATES

Rates vary depending on the merchandise stores:

  • Mr. BIG FRY
  • LOLA’S Kusina
  • SWIRL Dessert Corner
  • Fruitify
  • Muku Muku
  • Tokyo Tempura
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OTHER INFORMATION

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact Location: Gov. M Cuenco Ave. Kasambagan, Cebu City, Philippines

  • By Car: Navigate via Waze or Google Maps and pin “Shell Banilad” as your destination.

Artres By Camia Cafe Gallery Workspace

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Step into the enchanting world of Artres By Camia Cafe Gallery Workspace, where every corner exudes the charm of a French artist’s painting studio. This unique venue is in the heart of Tres de Abril, and it’s not just a cafe but a haven for creativity and expression. Whether you’re looking for artisanal coffee or want to admire the works of local artists, you’ll find yourself enjoying the tapestry of inspiration and imagination at Artres By Camia.

Photo from ARTres By Camia Cafe Gallery Workspace Official Facebook Page

RATES & OTHER INFORMATION

RATES

Rates vary per season. Reach out to their Facebook Page for inquiries.

OTHER INFORMATION

Photo from ARTres By Camia Cafe Gallery Workspace Official Facebook Page

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact Location: 626 Tres de Abril , Labangon, Cebu City, Philippines

  • By Commute: From Colon St, you may take the jeepney route 12D or 12F going to Tres de Abril. Then, tell the driver that you’ll be dropping off at the Ngohiong Express Commissary headquarters which is just beside the road. Once you arrive, go to the Cake Me Home establishment and head to the 2nd floor since the Cafe is located above.
  • By Car: Navigate via Waze or Google Maps and pin the location “Artres By Camia Cafe Gallery Workspace” as your destination.

La Vie Parisienne

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Indulge in a slice of Parisian charm in Cebu City at La Vie Parisienne, where the iconic Eiffel Tower structure stands tall as a beacon of elegance. Their enchanting premises can transport you to the romantic dining spaces of France, where every corner gives a vibrant and colorful ambiance. And they also have a luxurious wine library with exquisite selections to perfectly complement your dinner!

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MENU RATES & OTHER INFORMATION

MENU RATES

Photo from La Vie Parisienne’s Official Facebook Page
Photo from La Vie Parisienne’s Official Facebook Page

OTHER INFORMATION

Photo from La Vie Parisienne Official Facebook Page

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact Location: La Vie Parisienne, 371 Gorordo Avenue, Lahug, Cebu City, Philippines

  • By Commute: From Colon St, take the jeepney route number 17C or 17B and tell the driver that you are dropping off at La Vie Parisienne. Don’t worry since the place is easy to spot because it’s beside the main road.
  • By Car: Navigate via Waze or Google Maps and pin “La Vie Parisienne” as your destination.

So, come and join us on a culinary odyssey like no other, where every corner of the diner is a art piece and every meal is a brushstroke of flavors in the Queen City of Cebu!

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Lenie Lañojan
Lenie Lañojan


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