Kandle Cafe: A hidden third-wave cafe in QC

Last March, we celebrated Ian’s birthday. Two days before his birthday, I’m already looking for a perfect place to celebrate his special day. While I’m browsing my FB feed, I searched for some nearby restaurants in Quezon City. Then I saw this recommended cafe in Mother Ignacia.

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ABOUT KANDLE CAFE

This is owned by the 4 siblings namely Khryss, Don King, Leslie, and Eli, wherein two of them are chef. In case you are wondering where the name came from, just look at the initials of their name. HIHI.

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From outside, you can’t believe it’s a cafe unless you see their logo. It looks like a function area which is also true. They cater special and private events.

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But as you walk to the entrance, you’ll be amaze by the garden-inspired ambiance. They have a waterfall-like structure outside.

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Upon entrance, one of the staff will immediately assists you. They will ask you if you have a reservation (yes, they accept reservation) which we did.

Also, you will be amazed by the interior inside.

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Perfect background for photo ops
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Counter area
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YEY! They are a reusable straw establishment!
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Huge space, right?
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Cute artificial flowers in each table

Their tables come in different sizes which is perfect for couples, solo, or friends hanging out. I also noticed that some of the customers are students who are studying. I find their ambiance a perfect place for studying. Also, they have a high-speed internet inside.

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Since they are a third-wave coffee, they offer specialty coffees and other special drinks. They also have a wide variant of food to choice.

They offer desserts too.

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Coffee and cake is always a good idea!

Now, here are some of the food we had during Ian’s birthday. We almost ordered all of their best seller dishes.

STARTERS

Cheesy QC Maki (270 php)

Deep-fried maki sushi filled with salmon and kani, served with a cheesy sauce and japanese toppings

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SANDWICHES AND WRAPS

Kandle Burger (325 php)

100% pure beef patty stuffed with a cheesy tomato center on a brioche bun with an eggy surprise, served with kamote fries

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PASTA

Mr. Egoy and Ms. Eggy Pasta (310 php)

squid ink tagliatelle with bacon and salted egg cream sauce topped with a 63-degree poached egg, served with  pan de mie

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MEATS AND SEAFOOD

BBQ Pork (325 php)

Pork belly bbq with poached egg, buttered corn, and mixed greens in red wine vinaigrette, served with rice

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DRINKS

Cheesy Hot Choco (160 php)

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Avocado Milkshake (210 php)

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OVERALL RATING

Food – 

Price – 

Service – ⭐⭐

Ambiance – ⭐⭐

Location – 

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Happy birthday, love! :D

The food was good. We didn’t appreciated it that much because the food were already cold because we took pictures first. HUHU. Our bad. But I love their Cheesy QC Maki and drinks! I might try their desserts next time. But the ambiance really gave me chill. Perfect for a romantic date night or just a simple chill night with friends. Or maybe your study place too. You choose :)

Contact Numbers:

Landline: 3724504

E-mail: kandlecafe@gmail.com

Operating Hours:

11:00 AM-11:00 PM, Monday to Thursday, Sunday

11:00 AM-12:00 MN, Friday & Saturday

Address:

113 Mother Ignacia Avenue, Quezon City

Social Media Accounts:

Facebook: Kandle Cafe

Instagram: @kandlecafe

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