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‘Ol Pub in Urbiztondo San Juan, La Union

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'Ol Pub Rice bowls. Image via Marjan of Pinas Muna.
'Ol Pub Rice bowls. Image via Marjan of Pinas Muna.

Perfect Place for the Young, Hip, and Cool

Breathtaking view of the sea, amazing artworks, and hospitable locals make La Union a destination in itself. With waves of tourists coming to town, also comes a great number of food establishments around the area too.

Various beverage brand plastered on the grid mesh.
Various beverage brand plastered on the grid mesh.
View from the outside.
View from the outside.

During our day 2 of media familiarization with the RCL Properties team, we were able to discover a gem in La Union where you should dine the next time you visit – at ‘Ol Pub.


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Cosy vibe and vintage interiors all over 'Ol Pub.
Cosy vibe and vintage interiors all over ‘Ol Pub.

Repurposing old materials and turning it to a beauty.
Repurposing old materials and turning it to a beauty.

Ol’ Pub is fairly new in town which had opened December 2016. The establishment is located at La Union’s local point of interests like Flotsam and Jetsam, The Great Northwest Philippines Travel Stop & Viewing Deck, and the newest food park in town – The Food Project. One of ‘Ol Pub’s striking features is that they have repurposed things into something creative from car plates, and beverage brands on the back part of the restaurant.

As for the beers and other cocktails, don’t worry as pub have priced them fairly.

‘Ol Pub Specialties

It is said that the owners are self-confessed foodies. Their choice of menu were their own preference and collaborations with great chefs, ranging from Filipino and continental food with a unique twists.

We started off first with ‘Ol Pub’s Summer Salad. This one’s has the perfect color, and features some fresh greens, oranges, green apples, strawberries, served with vinaigrette topped with nuts and cheese. Its fresh, zesty, and its colors made it more irresistible to eat.

Summer Salad
Summer Salad
One of 'Ol Pub favorites, the Roasted Honey Glazed Chicken.
One of ‘Ol Pub favorites, the Roasted Honey Glazed Chicken. Image via Jherson Jaya of Lonely Travelogue.
Image via Jherson Jaya of Lonely Travelogue.
Image via Jherson Jaya of Lonely Travelogue.

Their bar is filled with plethora of beers and its vibe feels like just hanging out in the backyard and just having some barbeque. ‘Ol pubs interior oozes with character with its old US navy car as a centerpiece, mismatched colored wooden tables and couches, roofing iron sheets as wall adornments, and more vintage displays, which creates a quaint and rustic vibe in the whole place.

Sinigang
Sinigang. Image via Jherson Jaya of Lonely Travelogue.

I do believe that memories only get better with time, which is why I could fairly remember the Sinigang with a unique twist they served that day.

What's up, Spam-lovers! Here's something 'Ol Pub takes pride of, their Spam and Fries served with ketchup and honey mustard dip for Php 129.. Image via Jherson Jaya of Lonely Travelogue.
What’s up, Spam-lovers! Here’s something ‘Ol Pub takes pride of, their Spam and Fries served with ketchup and honey mustard dip for Php 129. Image via Jherson Jaya of Lonely Travelogue.

The Spam Fries. It was new to us, and I might say that it won’t like be forgotten even if I eat it a hundred times more.

It was also not difficult to get excited upon Ol’ Pub rice bowls which came one by one on out tables. Its rich flavors have embedded on my mouth until the next day

Image via Jherson Jaya of Lonely Travelogue.
Image via Jherson Jaya of Lonely Travelogue.

On evenings, it is turned into a music venue with large crowd visiting over to have some grub and eat some

More than the destination, however, what made this lunch and the whole media familiarization more fun is because of the great companion I’m with.

So the next time you plan you next La Union travel with your friends, you know where to go.

Address: Urbiztondo San Juan, La Union
Contact Details: 0929 532 2403

 

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