Writers Bar

1 Raffles Drive, Makati Ave, 1 Raffles Drive, Makati Avenue, Makati, Philippines, 1224
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Breakfast: Daily 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
All day dining: Daily 11:30 AM to 12:00 AM
Afternoon Tea: Daily 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

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About Writers Bar

The Writers Bar at Raffles Makati is styled as a library, taking a modern interpretation of the original Writers Bar from Raffles Singapore. This bar is a tribute to the writers who have stayed at the Raffles Singapore or have written about it.

Cuisine: Afternoon Tea
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Writer's Bar has been our favourite, go-to place to have our afternoon tea fix! We have frequented this place and we're looking forward to more meaningful bonding moments we will spend there. In fact, as I write this, I am going to book seats for us this coming Saturday, February 8, 2020, to celebrate my mom's win! Thank you for your quality service, yummy food and drinks and cozy-homey ambiance.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Great for afternoon tea, wonderful ambiance and delicious scones. Loved the Alfonso mango tea.

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 January 2020

Indeed the rave reviews are true. Will definitely go back again. I really like the idea that they play around the afternoon tea set menu from time to time. Definitely a reason to go back.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

I appreciated the surprise cake for my birthday! Thanks Raffles

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

The ambience is great for meetings, catching up with friends or for getting some peace and quiet with a book. The service is great and the food is more than what youre paying for. Will definitely keep coming back.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

Our reservation wasn't relayed to the establishment though and it was already full. Good thing we were able to stay at Long Bar instead.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

So wonderful, I would like to go there again with my friend!

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Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

Only what is a little disappoint is no second refill of drink to everyone.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 October 2019

Staff could’ve been more attentive after their shifts changed. Really appreciate the thoughtful birthday cake! Thank you very much!

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Visited On Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Absolutely lovely.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 October 2019

I and my friend spend a good time here. The environment and the atmosphere is wonderful. The service is also great, the food is yummy. We'll definitely come here again in the future!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 September 2019

It’s already our third visit to Writer’s Bar for the themed-afternoon tea. The pastries were excellent especially the lavender macarons. We look forward to our next visit! We hope you could continue the themed afternoon tea specials. We wish the tea is served bottomless though. The teabags are not very strong so the second refill of the teapot no longer tastes like tea. The staff on duty during our last visit were a bit inattentive and not so friendly. We hope to be served better next time.

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Visited On Friday, 20 September 2019

Staff and service were outstanding.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 September 2019

Overall it was a pleasant experience. First time me and my friends have dined there and all four of us had a nice time. There were 1 or 2 instances wherein the service was a bit slow, maybe when the food was brought to us, it could have been faster maybe considering there werent a lot of people during the time we we were dining. Still overall a good experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 September 2019

More themed afternoon tea please

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Although the service staff was friendly, they were not as attentive as they should be. It was also a bit irritating that 5 tea varieties (out of 12 or 14) on the list of teas were not available or out-of-stock.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

I had called the day of our booking in the morning for a table for 7 for the afternoon tea. Unfortunately when we came it was a setup for 5 and we were squeezed in a small table. Our food even couldnt fit and was uncomfortable. The tea tiers didnt even come all together and we had to wait as we are unable we eat until all was served. Also service was not good and staff was not attentive. When asked about the teas which can go with milk, they didn’t know and could only recommend peppermint and chamomile.

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Afternoon tea with the right intimacy, though it was a little dark when I was there. Water was requested twice before finally given. Overall value for money and great food

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

I asked to wrap our leftovers and asked for a new batch of cream and jam for our scones, since the ones served to us will spoil if we took it home. I found out we received the same cream and jam served to us in our takeout, and true enough, it spoiled when we got home. We asked for only a little serving of a new batch and our server agreed, but it turns out, it was not the case. We would have understood if she said she can’t give a new batch, no matter how little.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Superb afternoon tea

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

I keep coming back because it offers the best ambience for afternoon tea in the city.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 June 2019

good ambiance. nice spread of savory and sweets delights

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

The atmosphere was excellent. Especially with a pianist there. Service provided by the staff were great and friendly. However, the taste and quality of the food was average. I expected more from the name Raffles! There are fruit flies flying around the food and there isn't much flavors in those cakes and pastries. The only thing nice are the scones as they are warm and right texture. Hopefully the kitchen can improve the quality of food and will definitely look forward to dine there again.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Cozy - just right for an afternoon tea for with your girlfriends. Food is more than enough. Love the vanilla raspberry tea

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 March 2019

I absolutely love celebrating my birthday with afternoon tea at the Writer's Bar, and will definitely keep coming back!

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