A big chunk of a wedding budget will be spent on the reception. Therefore, it's worth the extra effort to scout around for affordable reception venues that can serve as a worthy setting for your post-ceremony program and festivities. Below is a list of reception venues that have rental rates ranging from PhP10,000 and below.
· Pergola, Jardin de Miramar
Found in hilly Antipolo, Jardin de Miramar is a wide expanse of land that houses a variety of reception venues. One of these is the Pergola, a garden venue that has a gazebo, perfect for a romantic outdoor ceremony. Surrounded by well-maintained plants and fountains, this pocket garden is an ideal spot for nature-lovers. This garden haven can accommodate 60-100 people.
Rental Rate: PhP8,500/3hrs.
For more information on Jardin de Miramar, click here.
· The Columns Condominium Function Room
If you're looking for a spacious modern hall for your reception, consider The Columns Condominium's 7th floor function room. It has cylindrical chandeliers and offers a breathtaking view of the Makati skyline. It can accommodate 100-120 people with a banquet style seating arrangement. The function room may only be booked through a sponsorship by a Columns condo tenant and should come with Ralph & Co.'s events packages.
Rental Rate: PhP10,000
Contact Information: 0915-9046282 or 909-5034; look for Ralph Jason Copacio (for sponsorship and package details)
· Top of the Citi
On the 34th floor of the Citibank Tower in Makati is a fine-dining restaurant that will give you and your groom (and your guests) a different kind of high. Aside from serving delectable meals, Top of the Citi also offers its guests a chance to admire the magnificent Makati skyline. This one-of-a-kind venue can house up to 200 people.Rental Rate: PhP1,300/4hrs; PhP1,000 for each succeeding hour
For more information on Top of the Citi, click here.
Flashbox and Gallery Photos courtesy of Jardin de Miramar, Ralph Copacio and Top of the Citi