Circa 1900 Restaurant, Intimate Dining with a Twist of Cebu Culture

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Cebu has been one of the tourists' top destination here in our country. She is famous of her white beaches , friendly and hospitable people, rich culture and of course, much-loved foods and dishes served with Love from the Locals. But do you know that there is a certain and special colonial house here in Cebu which is restored into a restaurant, piano bar and function venue? Yes, you read it right, and that famous Restaurant is Circa 1900.

Panorma view of Circa 1900 Restaurant Cebu

Welcome to Circa 1900 Restaurant

Great efforts have been put to retain the original architecture and material of it's era. Circa 1900 is the next must visit dining destination in Cebu not only for the cuisine but also to experience the history and culture of the province.

Front view of Circa 1900 Restaurant Cebu

Circa 1900 Restaurant, Main Dining Area

The main dining of Circa 1900 is suitable for 23 persons while the piano bar can accommodate 20 persons. There is also a private room that can fit 24 persons, another dining area is good for about 14 persons and a lounge that can hold up to 9 persons. If you want a relaxing place where you can have a look at the stars, we have the Veranda that can accommodate 16 persons.

Circa 1900 Restaurant, Veranda

Ground floor houses 2 function rooms, a retail space in a concept of "tabo" which means gathering of different products featuring mainly Cebuano products, food and non food as well as space for a gallery to display the artworks of Cebuano artists. The national farming cooperative will also showcase their products at the ground floor.

Circa 1900 Restaurant, Private Room (function room)

Circa 1900, Piano and Wines
Circa 1900 also features international cuisine that pays respect to the Filipino culinary heritage by drawing influences through the use of the local ingredients. Majority of the vegetables and herbs are grown within the garden, adopting the sustainable practice of lessening the travel of ingredients through the practice of farm to fork or from garden to table.

before anything else, cheers to these DRINKS

Circa 1900 : Fresh Kamias Shake . Iba is Cebuano's term for Kamias

Circa 1900 : Refresh (Cucumber, Calamansi and Mint)

and now for the SOUP?

Circa 1900 : Creamy Seafood Bisque

and now for the APPETIZERS

Circa 1900 : Asian Pancake Rolls (PHP 175) Slow Braised Orange Duck with mini Beancurd Fries and Chinese Pancake

Circa 1900 : Double Dipping (PHP 245) Served with Bread, Croutons and Wafers Blue Cheese with Bacon and Sour Cream and Roast Black Olive Tapenade with Truffle Oil.

here's our fave SALAD

Circa 1900 : Toast Pumpkin and Olives with Grilled Dukkah Chicken (PHP 265) Spinach, Fetta and Red Balsamic Vinaigrette
and the much awaited part of the dinner, the MAIN DISHES.

Circa 1900 : Chicken Bringhe, Tumeric and Vegetable Paella Cake with Coconut and raisins, topped with Saute Chicken and Sprouts (PHP 275)

Circa 1900 : Egg Battered grouper fillet with ripe mango, noodles salad and Asian dressing ( PHP 535 )

Circa 1900 : Local Beef Medallions with laing and Creamy Pepper Sauce (PHP 565 )

Circa 1900 : Crunchy slow roast pork belly with Apple and Fennel Compote (PHP 350)

and lastly, the DESSERTS!!!!

Circa 1900 : Frozen Orange Liqueur and Praline Semi Freddo ( PHP 120 ) [top and below photo]

Circa 1900 : Banana Coconut Cake with Malunggay Ice-Cream ( PHP 125 )

Circa 1900 : Maja Blanca Cheese Cake (PHP 135)

Circa 1900 : Pumpkin Pie with Caramel Poached Banana (PHP 95)

The open show kitchen is not only a working but may also be used for cooking demonstration and for group private cooking lessons.

Circa 1900 will feature old jazz and blues music that will add a perfect mood as you enjoy a good selection of wines and impeccable food. Circa 1900 is a unique offering and definitely a place to relax and to enjoy the beautiful landscape, culture, heritage-inspired architecture, music and fine wine in the current fast paced and city's hustle and bustle.

ABOUT Circa 1900 Restaurant

Opens every night 6:00 pm to 12:00 midnight
Location: Sanjercasvil Road, Gorordo Avenue, Lahug
Contact Numbers:  Tel. (032) 239-6265 / Mobile 0923-279-5616 (look for Adrian)
Facebook Page:
Note, All prices are inclusive of 12% Vat, no additional service charge

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