With restaurants spanning across several continents, Romulo Café and Restaurant now comes to London, bringing the unsung hero of oriental food; Filipino cuisine.
Inspired by the legacy of the renowned former President of the United Nations General Assembly General Carlos P. Romulo, his granddaughter, Sandie Romulo Squillantini, first opened a Romulo Café in Manila in 2009, and the runaway success of the restaurants is sure to be repeated in the London dining scene.
With an four distinct dining areas all created by Design Director Karen Soriano and the kitchen filled with passionate chefs guided by the gifted Chef Lorenzo, Romulo Café and Restaurant is a restaurant that is sure to provide an exquisite experience with each visit.
Members who call in advance with their tastecard can enjoy the sumptuous fare served at a splendid price, making it nigh on impossible to think of a reason not to enjoy something from each section of the menu.
Start the feast with one of the fantastic appetisers, such as the enchanting Bangus Pate, a smoked milkfish spread enriched with orange puree and caviar, the traditional Patotim, a steamed bun filled with slow cooked duck, and the eclectic ensemble that is The General’s Combo Platter, which offers a tantalising taste of various starters; perfect for starting a group meal.
The main event features a concise, yet carefully crafted, list of delectable dishes to choose between. Particularly noteworthy choices include the rich Lola Virginia’s Chicken Relleno, a roasted chicken stuffed with ground pork, chorizo and raisins, the sublime Binagoongang Pata, a deboned crispy pork leg with a tomato shrimp sauce and aubergine salsa, and the heavenly Lola Felisa’s Canton, a refreshing medley of crispy canton noodles with shitake mushrooms and babycorn.
Also offering a wealth of divine desserts, diners visiting Romulo Café shan’t leave disappointed.