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8H Bistro & Cigar Lounge

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Hampstead Boutique Hotel | Balabag Plaza, Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good60%
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Mar 20, 2017
“"Famous Hampstead Crab" -- just as advertised!”
Feb 25, 2017
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Filipino, International, Asian
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Hampstead Boutique Hotel | Balabag Plaza, Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

I'm not a huge fan of crab. I find it too tedious to eat. But I would order Chili Crab during my trips to Singapore since I at the very least appreciate the sauce that goes with it. Nothing like mantou dipped in Chili Crab...More

Thank paulaxgianna
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived and didn't have any cigars. Complete waste of time. Took the staff a good 15 minutes to inform me that I was waiting in vain.

Thank SJ_Ashby
Reviewed 5 October 2014

If you craving to eat crabs you might consider trying this place, relax with a beautiful rooftop view! It is one of the nice and diffrent style of cooking crabs i have experienced. You can choose different type of cooking, I had my dinner there...More

3  Thank Mary L
Reviewed 12 September 2014

very nice and lovely design...clean and well-arranged ..... very good menu... the most delicious crab i ever eat... hospitality staff.

Thank Husain A
Reviewed 16 June 2014

After a week in Boracay, we realize the food on this island is quite bad. 8H was the first restaurant we tried (since we were staying at the hotel) and, after trying many different restaurants, we conclude that 8H was really one of the best...More

Thank SGBudgetTraveller
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We had crabs (both the chili and the garlic) for dinner at the rooftop and every order (salpicao, bagnet, shrimps) we had was just great and had it served at the rooftop. Imagine what they had to go through with all our extra orders and...More

Thank Rebeakah
Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

Tried hampstead as I was looking for a chill place away from the noise of white beach. Nice place to relax with a beautiful rooftop view! I really like their pasta, esp the penne arabiata - big servings and not the usual sweet sauce like...More

Thank Kamums
HampsteadHM, General Manager at 8H Bistro & Cigar Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2013

Hi, thanks for the review! Glad to hear you enjoyed the food! We take pride in quality, presentation and nice portions :) We hope to see you back soon Kam :)

Reviewed 15 July 2013

Great ambiance in the Bistro, staff is very helpful with recommendations and they speak/understand very good english!! Such a wonderful place to get away from the touristy crowds on Boracay. The crab is amazing!!!! I recommend sitting upstairs on the rooftop and ordering food upstairs...More

Thank carac123
HampsteadHM, General Manager at 8H Bistro & Cigar Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2013

Hi and thanks for the great review! You are the first to review our new page in the restaurant section! We appreciated it! You can enjoy a few complimentary drinks next time you're on the island. We insist :) Cheers!

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  • Address: Hampstead Boutique Hotel | Balabag Plaza, Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines (Formerly 8H Bistro)
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Panay Island  >  Aklan Province  >  Malay  >  Boracay
  • Phone Number: +(63)2882469
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The 8H Bistro is located on the ground floor of Hampstead Boutique Hotel. Open from 7 AM to 11PM, 7 days a week. Guest complimentary Continental Breakfast is served daily while the a la carte menu offers many choices from local fare to international cuisine. Chef Fernado Gasatan's signature Crab dishes are known well on the island, enjoy them on Wednesday's and receive 25% off! The Bistro boasts a separate Single Malt & Cigar lounge, replete with all the rituals and accouterments reminiscent of the old-world refinements. Top of the H roof-top bar also serves the 8H Bistro menu, with spectacular views of Whitebeach. Enjoy Happy Hour daily, with 'buy one take one' as well as reduced prices on supreme brands. Come visit us in Balabag Plaza behind Holy Rosary Church! You will be pleasantly surprised at the level of service and ambiance available on Boracay Island! Cheers!
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