All-you-can-eat aficionados can look forward to indulgent weekends at New World Makati Hotel’s Café 1228 restaurant, where the buffet stations highlight the venue’s best-selling dishes from off-the-grill meats and seafood, Asian and local selections, handmade pasta and pizza, decadent desserts, as well as breads, charcuterie, and cheeses.
The carving station features tender and juicy prime rib or ribeye grilled to perfection with sides of either mashed potato or pumpkin, and roasted vegetables. Other options include porchetta or roasted turkey, beef striploin in herb oil, soy calamansi marinated pork spare ribs, lamb brochette, tanigue, and Hungarian sausage. Sauces paired with each are the black peppercorn, mushroom and mint jelly.
The freshest seafood comprising prawns, mussels and crabs are also worth the visit, with options to grill or steam and top with various flavorful sauces. These can likewise be enjoyed as a soup dish and with noodles, for that belly-warming treat. On special occasions, plump and juicy lobsters and oysters are also available.
The Japanese section also features some of the well-known items such as salmon and tuna sashimi, shrimp, fish and vegetables and tempura, seaweed or nori salad, as well as the California maki roll, spicy tuna maki roll, inari sushi and futomaki. Miso soup and pickled vegetables complete the selections at this station.
At the Western kitchen are a range of appetizers and salads to go nicely with any of the meat and seafood selections, such as cold pasta primavera, vegetable bruschetta, tuna ceviche, and salami antipasto. An array of mains include baked stuffed chicken in truffle mushroom sauce, beef bourguignon, seafood casserole, buttered vegetables, and potato and pumpkin gratin.
The Asian station highlights a mix of the best Asian and Filipino fare. From beef brisket to salted egg fish fillet, stir-fried kailan with garlic, lechon paksiw, and barramundi head in curry sauce. There are also steamed items such as steamed barramundi, spare ribs and pork buns.
Decadent desserts conclude the hearty feast at Café 1228, which consist of mango cashew sans rival, ube roulade, walnut royale pie, fruit clusters, bread and butter pudding with vanilla sauce, and a crepe station with options of mango or banana paired with chocolate, mango, vanilla or strawberry sauce. Ice cream selections, halo-halo and mais con yelo are also must-haves for a truly sweet ending.
Café 1228 offers a Book and Buy promo with a limited-time rate of P1,488 nett per person extended until May 2022. Prepayment is required to confirm the reservation. To reserve, guests can fill out the online form: https://bit.ly/NWCafe1228BookandBuy.
For inquiries and reservations, guests can call (+632) 8811-6888, send an email to [email protected], or book a room package directly via the website https://manila.newworldhotels.com/en/. They can also send a mobile message on Viber or Whatsapp via (+63) 917-8884194, or check out the hotel’s official Facebook and Instagram accounts for the latest promotions.