A feast of feast was unfold throughout our lengthy desk—acquainted Filipino dishes however dressed nicer than your common meal at house. The desk was set exterior The Lind’s Tartine Restaurant—alongside Boracay White Seashore’s premier location, Station 1—however nobody appears to be minding the banquet. The solar was setting and everybody had rushed to the shore to take images of the well-known Boracay sundown.
THE LIND BORACAY RESORT
The Lind Boracay is likely one of the most luxurious resorts, not solely in Boracay White Seashore, however the entire of Boracay. Positioned on the far finish of Station 1, it’s located on one of many quieter elements of the island. Additionally it is close to Lambros Level, the entry method to one other secluded seashore—Diniwid Seashore.
THE LIND BORACAY’S BEAUTIFUL POOL AREA
Rated as a five-star resort, The Lind has greater than 100 rooms—every with its personal balcony—swimming swimming pools, a health heart, spa, child’s playroom, and three in-house eating places. And it’s on one in every of these eating places that we determined to spend our dinner on.
The Lind Boracay’s Tartine restaurant is situated on the resort’s seashore entrance and is open for walk-in company. Named after the French open-faced sandwiched, the resort claims that it displays the resto’s elaborate spreads, which is an ode to the well-curated number of culinary presents of The Lind Boracay. They serve Western, Asian, and Filipino fares.
The restaurant’s open plan is expansive and the inside is tastefully embellished—gentle earth tones and whites that goes effectively with Boracay’s seashore vibe. There is no such thing as a AC, however the cross breeze from the seashore to the pool space is greater than sufficient to chill the place down.
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There’s ample al fresco seats by the seashore—which doesn’t cross over to the general public space—that it was straightforward sufficient for us to safe a desk. And effectively, sure, we booked forward—though, there have been a whole lot of empty seats once we arrived.
BBQ PIZZA, FRIES, AND COCKTAILS
Since we went hours earlier than dinner, we first had a couple of cocktails and snacks to whereas away the time. Additionally, they’ve a cheerful hour, dubbed as The Lind Hours, which runs from 4 to seven within the night. Cocktails are on a purchase one take one promo, so why not. We paired our drinks with a some pizza, fries, and onion rings.
All of us agreed that their snacks have been simply okay. Their BBQ hen pizza was actually good although.
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By sundown, our dinner unfold was nearly full. We took our candy time to take a couple of images of the setting solar alongside White Seashore earlier than feasting on it.
THE TEAM RH GANG
We have been ten within the group—together with a toddler—so, our unfold was understandably large. For Filipino dishes, we ordered adobo sa gata, crispy pata, beef caldereta, lechon kawali, kilawin, and bulalo for soup. We additionally added a Balinese nasi goreng and Singaporean chili crispy hen to spice issues up a bit.
Adobo Sa Gata ~ ₱860.00Traditional braised stew with soy, vinegar & garlic (addition of coconut milk) with steamed rice, atchara, and poached egg
Crispy Pata ~ ₱1,100.00Golden pork trotter with soy vinegar, atchara, and candy chili caramel
Beef Caldereta ~ ₱890.00Sweet capsicum stew with beef cheeks, potato, child carrots, olives, peas, cream cheese, and steamed rice
Lechon Kawali ~ ₱560.00Fried Pork Liempo with Banana Blossom Ceviches, Coconut Milk, and Chili
Kilawin ~ ₱580.00 Tuna cured in calamansi, ginger, onion, chili, and coconut dressing
Bulalo ~ ₱700.00US beef shank & marrow broth, candy corn, bok choy, inexperienced beans, and cabbage
Balinese Nasi Goreng ~ ₱540.00Chicken satay, fried egg, shrimp cracker, sambal, and pickled greens
Singaporean Chili Crispy Hen ~ ₱500.00 (half hen)Fried hen with garlic, lemongrass, soy, galangal, tomato sauce, coriander, and scallions
THE WINNERS, CHICKEN ADOBO SA GATA AND SINGAPOREAN CHILI CRISPY CHICKEN
Everybody on the group agreed that every thing was simply okay—they’re completely not dangerous, however they’re additionally nothing to put in writing house about. Nonetheless, contemplating how costly they’re, it was a little bit of a let down.
The few exceptions have been their Singaporean chili crispy hen, which I completely dig—although it wasn’t as spicy as I imagined it to be, and their hen adobo sa gata which may be very uniquely carried out—with the entire spring hen fried, the sarsa combined with gata, and topped with a poached egg.
WE FOUND A PIECE OF PLASTIC IN OUR BULALO SOUP
We additionally didn’t like the truth that we discovered a bit of plastic within the bulalo soup. Our waiter was very sorry for it—saying it was a part of the plastic they cowl the bowl to maintain it heat. After we reported it to their administration, they have been fairly unapologetic about it—saying they are going to examine the matter additional. They finally gave us a lunch voucher, which we didn’t trouble to just accept.
THE REQUISITE GROUP SHOT
To be sincere, we actually wouldn’t have chosen to eat right here if not for our pal who handled the entire gang to dinner—celebrating our first time touring collectively for the reason that pandemic hit. I imply, we’ve got eaten at a few of the least expensive eating places in Boracay, and our thought of a splurge is a Boracay buffet—The Lind’s prohibitive costs isn’t actually inside our attain.
However all in all, we nonetheless loved our dinner expertise at The Lind Boracay, but it surely was extra the corporate and site somewhat than the meals.
The Lind Boracay ►ROOM RATES
Tackle: Station 1, White Seashore, Boracay Island
Contact Quantity: +63 (2) 8835-8888
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GPS Coordinates Map: 11.973075, 121.915743