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Head Over to The Belle and Dragon If You’re Feeling Thirsty

October 20, 2015

Everyone’s been opening in Legaspi Village nowadays. From a quiet neighborhood home to a handful of coffee shops, it is now transforming into a mecca for both foodies and booze lovers alike.

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Enter the new standout establishment along along Carlos Palanca—The Belle & Dragon by the same owners as 2nds. Upon stepping foot inside the restaurant, we are greeted by elaborately furnished interiors that evoke a vibe of class and elegance. We arrived at 1:30 in the afternoon, and it already seemed to have attracted an early drinking crowd for itself, as their beers on tap are irresistibly tempting—and their selection is a good one, we have to say.

And of course, we mustn’t forget the grub! Here’s what this new pub on the block has to offer aside from the brews.

L: Soba Salad (soba noodles, mixed greens, shrimp, mangoes), PHP 250 | R: The Wurst Threesome (grilled munchner weisswurst, black forest sausage, beef banger, sauerkraut, red cabbage, chips), PHP 570

Mac N Cheese Pie (cheddar, Leicester, maccheroni, lardons, bacon lattice), PHP 490

L: Pulled Pork Tonkatsu Sandwich (pork shoulder, hoisin-tonkatsu BBQ sauce, potato bun), PHP 390 | R: Beef Schnitzel (sage and milk braised tenderloin, fresh panko, peated whisky glaze, tabasco honey dip, chips), PHP 540

Double-Fried Kimchi Chicken and Waffle (chicken thigh, gojuchang glaze, potato waffle, arugula salad, poached egg, kimchi butter), PHP 480, available on weekends only

L: Pedro Craft Beer and Flat White Coffee from El Union | R: Cheesecake (Japanese-inspired cream cheesecake, chocolate soil), PHP 280

Have you been to The Belle & the Dragon? Where’s your favorite Legaspi Village hangout spot? Tell us with a comment below!

Pepper.ph was invited to feature the above establishment. Therefore, the feature includes no rating whatsoever, which can be influenced or biased.

Mikka Wee Mikka Wee

Mikka Wee is former editor of Pepper.ph and was part of the team until she got whisked away to Singapore in 2016 where she worked in advertising and eventually found herself back in the food industry. She currently does marketing work for two popular Singaporean dessert brands and is a weekly columnist for The Philippine Daily Inquirer’s lifestyle brand, Preen.ph. She has always been crazy about travel, food, and her dog Rocket.

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2 responses to “Head Over to The Belle and Dragon If You’re Feeling Thirsty”

  1. Volts Sanchez says:

    I had the Pedro (on tap, yes?), but I didn’t know they had El Union coffee. The view is excellent, considering the open veranda-balcony style of the outdoor area. Also, go inside and head to the banyo. When you see the wardrobe, consider opening it and stepping in 😉

    I might go back just to try the food. I love threesomes, and this particular sausage-party one actually looks tasty enough to swing with. Hehe.

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