Rockwell’s newest retail destination is nearing completion! With several unique concepts which opened last August, The Grove by Rockwell launched its newest retail row which will be a stone’s throw away from the neighborhood’s doorstep. Strategically located in the middle of Ortigas, The Grove by Rockwell will provide a range of conveniences that will cater not only to the residents but also to the public.
The Grove by Rockwell will be boosted by opening in the coming months. Food enthusiasts can enjoy the line of new restaurants opening within the second half of the year. With this nature-meets-city setting, everyone can take advantage of the alfresco dining experience in the upcoming Christmas season.
A third-wave cafe is bound to open by the end of October. Complementing the intimate feel of the area, Precynct will serve as a refuge for coffee enthusiasts who like to take their dose of caffeine in the quiet. The pacid atmosphere that its location brings differentiates Precynct from the long list of artisanal coffee shops in the metro. It’s defintely a retreat from the busy city! Aside from serving specialty coffee, this Melbourne-style cafe will also be specializing in small plate cuisine.
MUST TRY – Fitzroy Fizz (alcoholic), and Spiced Iced Coffee
One of the latest food start-ups is Burger Pub, where mouth-watering burgers and the best of both local and imported liquors may be enjoyed. Their slogan “No fuss, mind the patty” says it all. The burger menu is strong on simplicity – meaning no tomatoes and lettuce. These no-fuss burgers will make burger-lovers focus their taste-buds on the patty’s premium quality and flavor.
MUST TRY – Pub Original
The tongue-tingling flavors and aromatic taste of India are brought to the Rockwell community! Om Indian Kitchen, with its fragrant curries, lip-smaking biryanis, and meaty kebabs, will make you feel truly triumphant in your dining choice for the night. Exotic and exciting dishes await you!
MUST TRY – Vegetarian Samosa, Chicken Tikka Masala Biryani Bowl
Asakusa: Home of Tempura, specializes in all kinds of tempura, making it a no-brainer choice for lunch or dinner. Designed to capture that authentic Japanese flavor, the menu includes a wide variety of tempura choices.
MUST TRY – Gyudon
Going beyong offering good food, The Grove by Rockwell’s retrail strip will include The Village Barbershop & Supply Shop, Rustan’s Supermarket, BDO, and a hardware store by the end of the year. It will also be home to the second branch of Aruga, Rockwell’s hotel-serviced apartments, which can be enjoyed by busy travelers and on-vacation family.
Disclaimer: It was a media event. Everything written here is entirely based on my own opinion, my own biases, and my own insights.
The Grove by Rockwell
117 E. Rodriguez Jr. Avenue (C-5), Bryg. Ugong, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines