Have you ever wanted to live in your favorite fictional place? Or eat and drink like your favorite movie characters? Lucky for you, there are restaurants and café’s that let you fulfill those dreams. If you’re craving for some burgers or sweet pastries, visit these movie and character-themed restaurants. Bonus: the interiors and food are IG-worthy.
Hello Kitty Cafe
Everyone’s favorite sanrio character has her own cafe. Opened earlier this year at Uptown Mall, Hello Kitty Cafe is a treasure trove for kids and kids at heart. The walls are decorated with murals of Hello Kitty while the furniture is a mix of blue and pink. The food is equally Instagrammable with pink bows, Hello Kitty prints, and pastel colors. Located at 3F Uptown Mall, BGC, Taguig City.
Sailor Moon Cafe
Sailor Moon has been making a comeback this year with makeup palettes and tools. They have also made waves in wood with several cafe’s opening in Japan. If you’re making your way to Japan soon, make sure to book a reservation online at any of their branches. The interiors are a mix of pastel colors and modern silhouettes. For savory meals, order the Sailor Moon Special Burger, which comes with star-shaped tater tots. For dessert, try their Silver Millennium Pancakes. Located at Osaka-fu, Osaka-shi, Abeno-ku, Abenosuji 1-6-1, Abe no Q’s Mall Q-406.
Whether sorted in Slytherin or Gryffindor, Harry Potter fans will love this cafe. The walls are covered with murals of Hogwarts and Hedwig perched on a tree. They also have shelves filled with books that you can read while you eat. To complete the experience, munch on their Golden SNitch Choco Gonache and a mug of butter beer. Located at 164A Maginhawa Street, Sikatuna Village, Quezon City.
Before you watch The Last Jedi, make a stop at this Star Wars-themed cafe in Cebu. Posters and action figures are placed on the walls and shelves. Their mane items also reference the movies. Order a freakshake like Darth Malt and pair it with a gooey grilled cheese sandwich. Located at G/F Ma. Cristina Arcade, Ma. Cristina Extension, Capitol Site, Cebu City.
Live out your How I Met Your Mother dreams at the McLaren’s Pub in San Juan City. With interiors and lighting reminiscent from the show, you’ll feel just like Robin when ordering a drink. Their menu consists of burgers, pasta dishes, and cheesy appetizers. Don’t forget to order some drinks to look a mug of beer or some shots. Located at Wilson Street, San Juan City.
Have you ever wanted to eat a burger shaped like Lego bricks? Look no further because Brick Burger serves just that. They have Lego displays you can look at while you wait for your order or even build your own. Pick from their 12 variants that come in different colored brick-shaped buns. Located at 2/F Hampton Gardens Arcade, C. Raymundo Avenue, Pasig City.
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