Thursday, June 16, 2022

Celebrate Father's Day at City of Dreams Manila

The exceptional dining and entertainment options at City of Dreams Manila fit the bill for an outstanding Father’s Day celebration. Whether a family day at DreamPlay or having a feast of premium Chinese specialties, new-style Japanese cuisine or reimagined classic Filipino dishes in a refined setting, enticing choices abound at the integrated resort to delight the head of the house on his special day.  

Crystal Dragon

Surprise fathers with a banquet of premium Cantonese and regional Chinese specialties from Crystal Dragon. Located at the upper ground floor of Forbes Five-Star rated Nüwa Manila, Crystal Dragon curated ala carte specialty dishes for Father’s Day celebration, which are available from June 13 to 19 only: Double-boiled Black Chicken Soup, with pork stomach and maca; Steamed Pork Belly with preserved vegetables and served with steamed buns; Marinated Roast Farm Duck with herbs, garlic and black pepper; Pan-fried Scallop with minced prawns and abalone sauce; and Wagyu and Foie Gras Basmati Fried Rice with black truffle paste  and wild rice.

Complete the Crystal Dragon experience and complement these dishes with the chef’s recommended menu, signature dim sum available for lunch, and other specialties unique to the restaurant.

On their special day on June 19, dads get a sweet surprise at the end of the meal.

Nobu Manila

Spoil dad with a brunch spread of new-style Japanese cuisine popularized by world renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. The all-you-can-eat-and-drink brunch features classic fare iconic to Nobu restaurants worldwide that melds Japanese and Peruvian flavors and well loved by A-list international celebrities. Make him indulge in an extensive selection of seasonal fresh oysters, custom Nobu sashimi, sushi and maki roll creations matched with Nobu signature sauces and dressings such as the Karashi Su Miso (KSM) and Matsuhisa dressing that go well with appetizers that are uniquely Nobu. Other enticing choices temptingly laid out on a buffet counter and also brought to the table via a special a la carte menu include Filipino-inspired dishes exclusive to Nobu Manila; a selection of kushiyaki or grilled skewered seafood of meat, poultry and vegetables; and a sumptuous carving item complemented with salads, soups, and different rice and specialty dishes. Various confectionery customized by Nobu Manila’s chefs provide a sweet conclusion to a special celebration. The brunch buffet price starts at P2, 950 net per person for the standard package, inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages and mocktails.

For a dinner date option, have dad enjoy  a signature Nobu Omakase for June and delight in a sophisticated eight-course menu that starts with Kyuri (cucumber) with chili ponzu for zensai and Ankimo (monkfish liver) with caviar and yuzu miso, followed by a seasonal selection of sushi; Seared Scallop with plum dressing and ginger; Sashimi Salad of yellowtail, cucumber purée and gelee; Sous Vide Salmon with orange ceviche espuma, edamame and pechay. Beef Tenderloin with foie gras and seasonal vegetables, and Shojin Miso with Inaniwa noodles, sansho pepper and mixed mushrooms come after, preceding a mouthwatering dessert of Whiskey Cappuccino with milk ice cream, chocolate crumble and miso creameux.


Haliya highlights an innovative reinterpretation of the Filipino favorite lechon (roast pig) the whole month of June. Lechon Kawali comes with bagoong pickled cabbage, green mango curd, chili flakes, kinchay (cilantro) and garlic oil, crispy fried kangkong (water spinach), and soy and vinegar dipping; Lechon Paksiw with grilled king mushroom, green chili, garlic confit, garlic chips and microgreens; and Lechon Nilaga with asparagus, cabbage, baby bokchoy, corn, marbled potatoes, onion leeks, pork pata consommé and micro cress.

Pair these offerings with Haliya’s signature dishes including Haliya Adobo, which features twice-cooked chicken, foie gras, grilled pineapple, shallot confit, baby bok choy, marble potatoes, set in lush adobo glaze and enhanced with golden crispy garlic chips; Kare Kare with 24-hour slow cooked US Angus beef brisket, asparagus, baby Baguio pechay and fried eggplant sitting on top of a luscious roasted and crushed peanut sauce and paired with finely blended bagoong (shrimp paste); Binalot na Cochi a medley of shredded cochinillo (roast suckling pig) and adobo flakes in a bed of butter lettuce topped with atsara (pickled green papaya), red onion and pork liver salsa; and the restaurant’s iconic dessert and novelty, the Chichingka or a bibingka cheesecake served on the table in a burner pot.


The world’s first DreamWorks-inspired family entertainment center invites fathers to have a fantastic family day at DreamPlay on June 19. Dads with participating tickets can test their strength at Po’s Five Finger Blast Punch Machine and have a chance to win DreamPlay merchandise. The activity will be held at 3 p.m. After the activity, make the most out of the occasion and enjoy the interactive play space’s 11 immersive attractions spread across DreamPlay’s 5,000 square-meter space.

For inquiries and reservations, call 8800-8080 or e-mail For more information, visit Explore more of City of Dreams Manila’s promotional offers, rewards, or instantly check Melco Club points with the new Melco Club App, available for free download on iOS and Android. 

About City of Dreams Manila

The luxury integrated casino resort City of Dreams Manila marks the formal entry of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (Melco) into the fast-growing and dynamic tourism industry in the Philippines. Officially opened in February 2015, City of Dreams Manila is operated by Melco Resorts Leisure (PHP) Corporation, a subsidiary of Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation.

The dynamic and innovative resort complex, located on an approximately 6.2-hectare site at the gateway to Entertainment City in Parañaque and part of the Aseana City township development, offers the ultimate in entertainment, hotel, retail, dining, and lifestyle experiences with aggregated gaming space, including VIP and premium mass gaming facilities Qi Long and Sky Gaming.

Melco is the first integrated resort operator in Macau and the Philippines to achieve the esteemed international third-party responsible gaming accreditation RG Check for its Macau properties, and City of Dreams Manila. Developed by the Responsible Gambling Council, RG Check is the world’s most comprehensive responsible gaming accreditation program established and implemented by an independent panel of respected gaming specialists.

The integrated resort’s three luxury hotels are each awarded with an accolade by Forbes Travel Guide (FTG): Nüwa Manila (Five-Star) since 2018, also named by FTG in its First Verified List of the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels in 2018, and Nobu Hotel (Four-Star) and Hyatt Regency Manila, City of Dreams (Four-Star), for five years in a row. FTG also awarded Nuwa Spa with Five-Star rating for three years running since 2020, the first spa in the country to be awarded with this top rating, and recognized Nüwa Manila with Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED®, in compliance with expert-validated best practices that minimize the risk of COVID-19 and potential future  public health risks.

Nüwa Manila, Nobu Hotel and Hyatt Regency Manila are recipients of the prestigious ASEAN Green Hotel Award for 2022-2024 for upholding sustainable tourism through environment-friendly principles, resource consumption reduction and local community involvement.

The three hotels are all Safety Seal-certified by the Philippines’ Department of Tourism (DOT) and bear the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels stamp granted also by the DOT. The Safe Travels Stamp is the world’s first safety and hygiene stamp for travelers to recognize businesses that have adopted global health and hygiene standardized protocols.

On property are impressive restaurants and bars, a retail boulevard, health and wellness centers, and distinctive entertainment venues: DreamPlay, the world’s first DreamWorks-themed education-based family entertainment center; and CenterPlay a contemporary entertainment bar at the focal point of the main gaming floor, with live performances from top local artists.

City of Dreams Manila delivers an unparalleled entertainment and hospitality experience to the Philippines and is playing a key role in strengthening the depth and diversity of Manila’s leisure, business and tourism offering, enhancing its growing position as one of Asia’s premier leisure destinations.

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