Paper Moon Manila

Knightsbridge Residences, 4392 B. Valdez St., Makati, Metro Manila

Paper Moon Manila
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Category:
Italian
Business Hours
Reopens: 12:00p - 3:00p
Phone
+6327938630

Hours

  • Sunday
    • 12:00p - 3:00p
    • 6:00p - 11:00p
  • Monday
    • 12:00p - 3:00p
    • 6:00p - 11:00p
  • Tuesday
    • 12:00p - 3:00p
    • 6:00p - 11:00p
  • Wednesday
    • 12:00p - 3:00p
    • 6:00p - 11:00p
  • Thursday
    • 12:00p - 3:00p
    • 6:00p - 11:00p
  • Friday
    • 12:00p - 3:00p
    • 6:00p - 11:00p
  • Saturday
    • 12:00p - 3:00p
    • 6:00p - 11:00p

Payment Options

Cash

Most Recent Reviews

AlwaysHungryPh P.
5.0 Stars
4

Famous Italian restaurant, Paper Moon (not to be confused with the dessert place of the same name), has found their way to the Philippines and established their first Asian branch, right in the heart of Makati.

This fine dining spectacle is situated at the roofdeck of the well-known Knightsbridge Residence in Poblacion, way up the 65th floor. It boasts a huge comfortable space, menu offerings with a real touch of class, and excellent customer service. Thanks to businessman, Edi Tekeli, he brought Paper Moon in Manila, all the way from Milan, to share with us the greatness that is of Italian cuisine.

I got into Paper Moon to attend one of the social events to promote Ruffino wines. Together with other media we were situated in one of their private areas with the Metro Manila skyline as your backdrop. Their interiors scream contemporary chic, with the fusion of bamboo, wood, and steel elements in it. They also have those posh-looking chairs and tables in cream and coral shades.

Here, you get to experience exquisite dining like no other. They actually keep on updating and changing their menus as they continuously innovate gastronomic creations that will please even the most discerning palate.

Starting off our course was a plate of complimentary breads and dips. It was followed by Prosciutto e Melone or Parma Ham with Cantaloupe (Php 799). This appetizer is a staple which one can find in every dining table in Italy. It was both appetizing and refreshing, with contradicting sweet and salty flavors.

We also had the Mozzarella di Bufala alla Caprese (Php 795) or Buffallo Mozzarella with Tomato and Basil. This cheese salad is another famous starter. The cheese from domestic water buffalo was served fresh with plump juicy tomatoes and fragrant basil leaves.

As for the entreés, we had first their Pappardelle Papermoon (Php 598). Its name was actually derived from the Italian word, “pappare,” meaning “to gobble up.” And I did just that, my mouth was filled with rich tomato sauce after slurping this wide and flat pasta. This had wonderful flavors of bacon as well.

A visit to an Italian restaurant wouldn’t be complete without getting brick oven pizza. Paper Moon prides itself of their pizza varieties, claiming that they have the premiere choice for their customers.

They served us their Pizza Edi (Php 680) which was named after Mr. Tekeli himself. This thin-crust pizza was topped with tomato, mozzarella, beef pepperoni, onion, and fresh chilli. It was delectable in every bite with a nice spice and baked with a very nice crunch to it.

The best meal of the night arrived right after Bistecca alla Fiorentina (Steak Florentine). Its Italian meat cooked over a wood fire. I was all smiles as I was able to get my ample share. The meat had rich natural taste, tender and perfectly medium.

Finally, a sweet way to cap off a meal is by having some well deserved dessert! Their Tiramisu (Php 399) served on a cup was moon sent. It had really creamy texture with bold espresso taste. Must have when you visit.

For an authentic Italian dining experience you will never forget, head over to Paper Moon Manila almost near the skies. Although the prices are the high side, it promises a well worth visit.

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Julienne Y.
4.0 Stars
3

Let's be real. I know why you're really here, checking out reviews. You wanna know if it's.. 1) expensive and 2) worth it. The short answer to both is yes.

We "walked in" one random tuesday evening. By walk in I mean, walked to Knightsbridge Residences, checked in with the reception, took the elevator up to the 64th floor and then another smaller elevator 1 more floor up to our final destination - Paper Moon Manila - not to be confused with the Paper Moon cake place. I wish the name could be changed actually but since it's a franchise from Europe It will always have to battle its cake-nemesis.

So yeah it takes some effort to get to. But it's worth it. Once you're there you're greeted with lush, posh interior and rewarded with a sweeping view of Metro Manila. Though in the Evening, it's not that visible. The restaurant vibe can Be little bit intimidating since it was stiff and quiet when we were there but the waiters do a great job at making you feel at ease and welcome.

The restaurant had a table available so they seated us right away. Tbh i don't think it gets full as the place is huge but if you are a big group definitely call in advance.

Okay so the food. We ordered:
1 appetizer
salmon tartare - delicious
2 pastas
- vongole needs wayyyy more garlic and less olive oil, kind of bland
- pappardelle - order this! Their specialty and very yummy
2 desserts because we don't mess around
- tiramisu - so hard to find authentic tiramisu in Manila but I can say this is pretty close to what I've tried in italy.
- pineapple carpaccio - my mom enjoyed this alot. But she stayed away from the lemon sorbet as it was too tangy. Dapat sweet ice cream naman.

Some fixes needed in the menu but otherwise a great meal.

Portion size: pastas good for one. Tartare and carpaccio good to share. Tiramisu do not share!

The wallet damage?
Php1100 per person for the food above + 1 iced tea. We ordered quite a lot. But be warned it can be higher, especially if you order their steaks which are php1,500+. If you like to drink then that will also rack up your bill.

Other notes ---
Attire: casual
Service: terrific
What is this restaurant good for:
Dates, reunions, special occasions, times when you wanna treat yourself, business meetings, families and anytime someone else is paying!

Would I go back? Most definitely. there's so many other things on the menu I want to try! Like their pizzas! And other pastas! Sigh. Carb-e Diem.

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