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Camina Balay nga Bato

20 Osmena Street | Arevalo, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
+63 33 336 3858
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A Sumptous Dinner with the Group

This heritage house offers the best of both worlds, the past and the present combined to offer your... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Walter_triccie_reese
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Las Pinas, Philippines
Authentic Hot Chocolate

I’m not really crazy about hot chocolates but I decided to give it a try since the team was there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Li D
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Quezon City
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  • Average5%
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“hot chocolate” (21 reviews)
“pancit molo” (22 reviews)
“molo soup” (10 reviews)
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20 Osmena Street | Arevalo, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
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+63 33 336 3858
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"hot chocolate"
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"pancit molo"
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"molo soup"
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"chocolate drink"
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"biscuits"
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"old house"
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"ancestral house"
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"native chocolate"
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"dining area"
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"dining room"
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"short video"
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"second floor"
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"cultural experience"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This heritage house offers the best of both worlds, the past and the present combined to offer your delectable palate a harmony of taste dined in a historic house. Experience the aristocratic dining experience during the Spanish time and be wowed by the extraordinary offerings...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not really crazy about hot chocolates but I decided to give it a try since the team was there. Their hot chocolate just really tastes awesome. Rich but not too sweet. Paired with their biscuits it’s really good. If you want to take lunch...More

Thank Li D
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Visited May 27, 2017, they will only accept reservations for lunch for 10 people. Call ahead and make sure that you have at least 10 people in your group.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in eating lunch here please do call them 2 days in advance,If you crave for pancit molo at least 2 hours in advance.They serve hot chocolate for walk ins..They also have a small souvenir shop..Very helpful staff

1  Thank kripips
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed this place. It's a little difficult to find, but it was worth the trouble. We first paid the entrance fee, which was P200 per person for the tour, batirol (hot chocolate), homemade biscuits, and a bowl of pancit molo. Then we watched...More

1  Thank Revina Q
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Traveling to Iloilo City has brought us to this ancestral house which serves one of the best traditionally-prepared hot chocolate in the country, known as "Tsokolate de Batirol." Upon entering the house, we were given a warm welcome by one of the owners (Ms. Luth...More

Thank pdarkstar
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed every bit of the Camiña Balay nga Bato...beautifully preserved through time. Also had the chance to meet with the very gracious owner, Mrs. Luth Saludes Camiña ❤️ what a treat!!

2  Thank Cher D
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Standing for more than 150 years, this house is quite something to see. A collection of antiques in every corner, the house gives you a glimpse of Iloilo's past. Scheduled ahead of time, they serve delicious Molo soup, native biscuits and hot chocolate. They let...More

1  Thank weddingfan
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Didn't know that we had to call ahead to book the lunch. They already had a group scheduled. They were accommodating enough to give us the chocolate and biscuits for a snack after the tour of the house..

1  Thank Seaking888
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

For Php 150.00, this is definitely a treat. The quick visit at Balay na Bato gave us a glimpse of tangible history. There were many beautiful items displayed from paintings, sculptures, plates, tables, chairs, jars, glasses, lamps and telephones to name a few. The hot...More

1  Thank Ma. Maida H
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Hazel Grace M
17 August 2016|
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Response from Lady Carmel L | Reviewed this property |
They open at 8am
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Hennie P
8 October 2015|
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Response from janevi2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can come without reservation. But the best is to have a reservation, so that, the owner herself can welcome you personally. :-)
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Tauro Melanie R
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Response from Phoenix_iloilo | Property representative |
Via TAXI - Just tell the driver to bring you to Camiña Balay nga Bato near the Plaza of VILLA AREVALO district. - Look for the Yellow ancestral house along Osmeña Street going to Oton. Via Jeep - Take VILLA MOHON... More
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