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15 Best Places to Order Christmas Food in Manila [2024]

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Christmas Food Manila

Best Christmas Food Manila
Best Christmas Food Manila

Christmas is just around the corner, and that means one thing: time to indulge in all of your favorite Christmas food Manila! If you’re looking for some great places to order Christmas food Manila, look no further. We’ve put together a list of the 15 best restaurants for enjoying a delicious holiday meal. From traditional Christmas fare to contemporary cuisine, we’ve got you covered. So mark your calendar and get ready to celebrate Christmas with gusto at one of these amazing restaurants!

1) Chef Chele’s Kitchen

Key FeaturePremium Christmas food
Where to Buy
Price6 1/2 inches – Php 990.00
8 1/2 inches – Php 1,650.00

Chef Chele’s Kitchen’s burnt basque cheesecake for Christmas is the best dessert you can have! With a perfect combination of sweet and salty, this amazing cake will have you craving for more! Aside from that, they offer great dishes like adobo cubes with blue cheese dip and braised pork knuckle.

Key Differentiators:

  • Made with high-quality ingredients
  • Chef’s specialty
  • Accepts advanced orders

2) Leonisa’s Kitchen

Key FeatureSweet Christmas food
Where to Buy

When the hankering for cream puffs strikes, Leonisa’s Kitchen is one of the first places we turn to; their A+ versions have the perfect ratio of cream to choux and thankfully aren’t too sweet. They’ve come up with a limited-time holiday series that’ll sweep any dessert fan off their feet, as it’s got their signature sweet in Ruby Chocolate Strawberry, Avocado with Pistachio White Chocolate, and Banana Nutella with Marshmallow flavors.

Key Differentiators:

  • Delicious cream puffs
  • Unique flavors
  • Limited-time holiday series

Customer’s Review:

The cream puffs taste great—they’re not too sweet and are made with fresh ingredients. All the flavors are delicious. The seller is very accommodating and they provide great customer service.

Al Dulig

3) Dayrit’s

Key FeatureOriginal Christmas food
Where to Buy

Dayrit’s Farmer’s ham is prepared by first air-drying and then smoking the meat, its distinct flavour coming from juniper branches. This ham purveyor is more known year-round for their roast beef and burgers, but when the holidays come around, it is all about their juicy, glazed hams. Make sure to reserve early as these are produced in limited quantities.

Key Differentiators:

  • Air-dried and smoked meat
  • Delicious roast beef and burgers
  • Limited quantities

Customer’s Review:

Childhood favorite restaurant. Their food has been consistently delicious throughout the years.


4) Bizu

Key FeatureDelicious Christmas food
Where to Buy

Bizu has gathered its best products into one large hamper that will make your giftee very happy. This all-in-one set comes with a Fruitcake, Gourmet Truffle Box of 4, a personal-sized serving of Smoked Salmon Caviar, Crostini, Christmas Pretzel Rods, Chocolate Cakesicles, a box of six Holiday Macarons, tub of Sugar-Free Mendiants, and two Sugar-Free Chocolate Bars in a big box.

Key Differentiators:

  • All-in-one hamper
  • Fruitcake, truffles, caviar, pretzel rods and more
  • Sugar-free options available

5) Sunday Morning

Key FeatureCrispy and juicy pork belly Christmas food
Where to Buy

This Cerveza Negra pork belly ham from Sunday Morning is differentiated from the average for a variety of reasons. To start— it uses pork belly, meaning each slice has fatty juiciness. Second— it is coated in an intricate glaze made of dark beer, sweet figs, and savory truffle. And finally Sunday Morning hams come in two sizes: 400 grams for intimate groups of 2-3 people or 3 kilos for bigger gatherings.

Key Differentiators:

  • Delicious beer glaze
  • Available in two sizes
  • Aromatic truffle flavor

6) One World Deli

Key FeatureCharcuterie and cheese Christmas food
Where to Buy

The Charcuterie and Cheese Gift Set A from One World Deli is the perfect way to make entertaining easy this holiday season – or to add some excitement to a dreary afternoon. The set includes everything you need: a bottle of red wine (Glenelly Estate Reserve Red Blend 2014), meat (100-g serves of Tierra de España Chorizo Iberico and Lomo), Rogue Creamery Hopyard Cheese, Malagos Pesto Sublime Cheese, Mayani Crimson Grapes, Nairn’s Rough Oatcakes, and 1921 Stuffed Caramelized Olives with Cranberries in a wooden crate.

Key Differentiators:

  • Contains a bottle of red wine
  • Premium beef included
  • Gift set with cheese, meat, crackers and olives

Customer’s Review:

I really like this concept where you can choose the meats and seafood and they cook it in front of you. Good gourmet products from Spain, Italy, the USA… I really enjoyed my Shiraz from South Africa, a good steak with garlic mashed potatoes and the salmon salad, that was really good!

Pablo Arguelles

7) Jaconde Cakes

Key FeatureFlavorful Christmas food
Where to Buy

Joconde—a company known for its excellent carrot cake and stollen—recently debuted EnsayBabka, its subbrand. For the uninitiated, ensaymada is a yeasted treat that’s similar to Jewish babka; it has the fluffy, buttery character of the former and the savvy swirls of the latter. The Salted Egg Yema variation is filled with yema cream, salted-egg bits, and caramel; it strikes the perfect balance between salty and sweet while also being soul-warming and rich.

Key Differentiators:

  • Buttery and savory swirls
  • Richness in every bite
  • Christmas picturesque box

8) 1919 Chocolate

Key FeatureAll-in-one Christmas food set
Where to Buy

Choosing local chocolate brands is a great way to support small businesses and get high-quality cacao products. 1919 Chocolate is a bean-to-bar brand that sources its cacao from a family farm that’s been operating for over 100 years. The All I Want set contains four of their craft chocolate bars, Hey Cacao! Chocolate Hazelnut Spread, and Premium Tablea.

Key Differentiators:

  • Award-winning bars
  • Craft chocolate from Batangas
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Spread and Premium Tablea included

9) The Daily Knead

Key FeatureButtery brioche Christmas food
Where to Buy

The Daily Knead’s won us over with its wide range of delicious bread and bakes, so we were excited to see the Brioche Wreath on their holiday menu. As the name implies, it’s a ring of buttery brioche balls formed into a wreath shape—the perfect centerpiece for your Christmas spread. You can choose from the Classic option which comes with garlic, rosemary, walnuts, and dried cranberries studding the ball plus a wheel of brie in the center. Or go for one of their other mouth-watering flavors!

Key Differentiators:

  • Three different varieties to choose from
  • Eye-catching centerpiece for any table
  • Unique flavors

Customer’s Review:

Artisanal bread at its best! Everything they make is not just Instagram-able but also delicious. I really love their croissants and giving their cakes as a gift is really a stunner. They deliver and also participate in pop-up bazaars.


10) Real Food

Key FeatureCoffee Christmas food gift set
Where to Buy

Writing from personal experience, I know how difficult it is to get through the day without coffee for some people. If you have someone in your life like that, help them out by getting Real Food’s Coffee Gift Set. It includes a 250-gram canister of Organic Harvest Bugtaw Brew Ground Coffee, a coffee press, and Ivory Coco Sugar – all packaged up nicely so they can deck their work desk or pantry with it.

Key Differentiators:

  • Organic Harvest Bugtaw Brew Ground Coffee included
  • High-quality coffee press and Ivory Coco Sugar also included
  • Unique Christmas gift for the coffee lover

11) Fluffyummy

Key FeatureUnique Christmas food
Where to Buy

Fluffyummy’s Buko Flan is your best bet. A French spin on the Philippines’ buko pie, it’s made with soft strips of young coconut in a creamy, lightly sweet flan base infused with vanilla and topped with caramelized sugar and an uber-buttery crust that crackles when sliced into. The resulting dessert is guaranteed to be a hit at any holiday gathering.

Key Differentiators:

  • French spin on the Philippines’ buko pie
  • Soft young coconut strips in a creamy flan base with vanilla flavor
  • Lightly caramelized top and an uber-buttery crust with otap-level flakiness

12) Cibo

Key FeatureItalian-style Christmas food
Where to Buy

This holiday season, why not mix things up with a special Christmas ham from Asia’s best female chef, Margarita Forés. Cibo’s boneless Italian-style ham is fragrant with the aromas of an orange glaze and the warmth of cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. These are available in select supermarkets and in limited amounts, so keep an eye on their social media platforms for more information about these prized balls of ham.

Key Differentiators:

  • Fragrant orange glaze
  • Warm and aromatic with spices like cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg
  • Limited availability in select supermarkets and online

Customer’s Review:

This ham is always a hit during our family gatherings. The flavors are spot-on and the texture of the meat is just perfect. Highly recommend getting this for Christmas!

Alex B. 

13) Säntis Delicatessen

Key FeatureBoneless honey-cured Christmas food
Where to Buy

This gift is ideal for the food lover in your life as it comes from a gourmet one-stop shop that has their own version of this holiday favourite. Their boneless honey-cured ham is juicy, moist and great value for money.

Key Differentiators:

  • Smoked sweet pork ham
  • Juicy and moist
  • Affordable Christmas gift for foodies

Customer’s Review:

Love the flavor and texture of their honey-cured ham. It’s a great gift for friends who appreciate good food!

Janna D.

14) China Mommy

Key FeatureHomecooked Christmas food
Where to Buy

Linda Co’s cult favorite cooking is definitely the best and it would have been such a tragedy if it wasn’t available this year. But don’t worry, because this amazing cook insisted that she couldn’t bear to disappoint her fans by not offering her boneless hams during the holidays. They introduced it to their online business two years ago and since then, Linda’s regulars who are obsessed with her Filipino-Chinese comfort food absolutely love it!

Key Differentiators:

  • Cult favorite Filipino-Chinese comfort food
  • With sweet and sticky sauce
  • Available online

15) Adelina’s

Key FeatureTraditional Christmas food
Where to Buy

The Uy family has been in the business of selling Chinese ham for over seventy years, and they show no signs of slowing down. Adelina’s honey-cured hams are a fan favorite, and many swear that the quality has stayed consistent throughout the years. The Uys have passed their thriving business down through three generations, proving just how best-selling it is.

Key Differentiators:

  • Chinese-style honey-cured ham
  • High-quality meat
  • Family recipe

Customer’s Review:

I have purchased from Adelina’s for years and never once have I been disappointed with their Chinese hams. The taste and texture are great, definitely worth the price!

Lina C.

Christmas Food Manila

Christmas is a time for family, friends, and food. If you’re looking for some unique Christmas food Manila to spice up your holiday gathering, Manila has no shortage of places to order from. From traditional ham to Chinese-style delicacies, there’s something for everyone. So why not try out a new place this year and see how your guests react? With so much delicious Christmas food Manila available, there’s sure to be something that everyone will love!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Philippines. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Philippines. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Philippines has to offer.