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Aubergine

Friday, March 26, 2010
Aubergine, The Fort

Aubergine is a fine dining restaurant in The Fort area, located above McDonald's on the 32nd. Upon entering, a classy interior welcomes guests. Hanging wine glasses reflect lights for a sparkling effect, aside from the reflective lights by default. It's dim and cozy, but not too formal as they easily welcome casually attired visitors. The kitchen can be seen from the dining area, only with a glass wall as separator. From numerous reviews, it's been hailed as one of the best in the metro. Since it's one of the few fine dining restos I've tried, I'm glad to have found one of the best appetizers in the world (more like my world) - the Sauteed Prawns and Scallops. Unfortunately, last time I checked they removed it from the menu. So it's fine to say that I may never be back in Aubergine again unless they bring it back, or at least allow a request order for it. 
Parking is at the basement. Take the elevator to 2nd floor and it goes straight to Aubergine. Last order is 10PM. Take-out food is allowed, which they put in microwaveable containers.

Complimentary Poppy Seed Bread

Complimentary Butter / Eggplant paste

Complimentary Appetizer (occasional)

Sauteed Prawns and Scallops: Php750
served with a sesame crisp, melon balls, curry flavoured apple sauce, with garden greens in citrus dressing

Cornish Hen: Php690

King prawn bisque with souffléed seafood cannelloni: Php290

Wild mushroom froth: Php260 with truffle espuma

Pan fried Norwegian salmon: Php790
with tomato – olive relish, set on a leek – porcini fondue, saffron foam and dill flavored cappelini pasta

Roasted Wagyu beef tri tip: Php980
with pan fried duck foie gras, Port wine sauce, glazed vegetable and Pommery mustard mash potato

Complimentary Dessert

Toilet:


Aubergine Official Site and Menu

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