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Hilton Manila Turns Up the Heat With ‘The Market Place,’ featuring Filipino Cuisine and Sustainable Dampa-style Dining

Hilton Manila Kusina Sea Kitchens Filipino Cultural Buffet

Team Out of Town Blog Hub ( – Hilton Manila’s celebrated Kusina Sea Kitchens restaurant recently reopened its buffet selection to diners with an innovative take on Filipino, Western and Asian cuisine served ‘dampa-style’ for a worry-free dining experience.

Kusina Sea Kitchens Lobster Nights
Kusina Sea Kitchens Lobster Nights

“We look forward to welcoming our patrons with worry-free, gourmet dining experiences that they can now truly enjoy with their loved ones—both young and old,” shares Iulai Sau, hotel Director of Operations, adding, “our Executive Sous Chef Lord Bayaban and his culinary team has put together a marvelous buffet selection, including those at the Dampa station where guests simply point and choose what they would like to enjoy and how it will be prepared, ‘turo-turo’ style.”

Kusina, famed for its rich selection of Filipino and International dishes, indulges diners with a variety of fresh and sustainably sourced seafood and premium meat options that are cooked a la minute to the guest’s liking at its Dampa station. Specially prepared on a grill of lava rocks, guest are invited to feast on seasonal favorites such as tiger prawns, shellfish, sausages, and cured meats, to name a few.

The journey of flavors continues with the famed ‘Samalamig’ station where homemade Filipino refreshments such as Sago’t gulaman, Buko Pandan, and even authentic local desserts Sorbetes and the colorful Halo-halo are served. From there, guests may ‘hop on over’ to the Japanese station serving succulent Sashimi and Sushi, the fan-favorite Carvery with U.S. beef on premium nights, pork and Chinese items on offer, mouth-watering Laksa or Beef Pho at the Noodles station, fresh and crisp salad choices and fruit slices from the Sustainable garden and playfully vibrant and decadent sweets at the Dessert station among other well-curated culinary ensembles.

Hilton Manila Kusina Sea Kitchens Filipino Cultural Buffet
Hilton Manila Kusina Sea Kitchens Filipino Cultural Buffet

The Kusina “Market Place” dinner buffet is available Mondays to Thursdays, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., at Php 2,480 nett per person. On Fridays to Sundays patrons may indulge in melt-in-your-mouth, all-you-can-eat lobsters prepared a la minute, among others, with Kusina’s premium “Lobster Nights 2.0,” with prices starting at Php 2,680. The restaurant is also open for lunch, serving a la carte menu on weekdays and buffet on weekends, from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

As an added treat, guests who book their next reservation through the Resorts World Manila mobile app may enjoy 3+1 on Kusina’s lunch and dinner buffet or at the hotel’s Hua Yuan Brasserie Chinoise’s Yum Cha offering until June 30, 2022. Per DTI Fair Trade Permit No. FTEB-137950 Series of 2022.

Hilton Manila observes stringent health and safety measures in line with local government guidelines and Hilton’s own CleanStay initiative and holds the Department of Tourism “Safety Seal”.

For inquiries or reservations, please call +632 7239 7788 or +63 917 826 6442, or message them on Facebook through

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Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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