Where to Get Mooncakes for the Mid-Autumn Festival
It’s the Mid-Autumn Festival, which means it’s that time of the year again for mooncakes. It’s when friends and family gather to usher in abundance and prosperity, as well as celebrate closeness and harmonious relationships. Whether you’re looking for mooncakes of different flavors and forms to give as a gift or just a treat to bring home, we know just where you can get them.
1| Grand Hyatt Manila
Ring in Mid-Autumn with mooncakes and wine from Grand Hyatt Manila. For just P2,988 net, get a box of four mooncakes and a bottle of white or red wine. They come in a sleek and pretty box that makes them ready to go as a gift for your boss.
8th Avenue corner 35th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig; (02) 838-1234; [email protected]
2| The Peninsula Manila
Revel in the Mid-Autumn Festival at The Peninsula. For P3,888, get a box of eight mooncakes perfect to bring home to the family or give as a gift to a friend. Orders are accepted until September 15.
Ayala Avenue corner Makati Avenue, Makati; (02) 887-2888; [email protected]
3| Solaire Resort
Celebrate good harmony and togetherness with Solaire Resort’s selection of homemade mooncakes. Bring home a box of two white lotus mooncakes or red bean mooncakes for P2,300 per order. A box of four white lotus, red bean, black sesame lotus, or ube mooncakes is priced at P3,900.
You can also order a small chiller with five small snow mooncakes for P3,600 with any of the following selections: snowskin mooncake with mango paste and dried Cebu mango, snow strawberry skin with lotus paste and rum hazelnut chocolate, snowskin mooncake with custard paste and palet noir chocolate, snowskin mooncake with raise and pili nut lotus paste, or snowskin mooncake with Champagne paste and dried apricot. Head over to Red Lantern, House of Zhou, Oasis Garden Café, Fresh International Buffet, The Patisserie, or The Bakery at Foodcourt to order.
1 Asean Avenue, Entertainment City, Tambo, Parañaque City; (02) 888-8888
4| Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
Get into the mood for the Mid-Autumn Festival with symbolic mooncakes from Marco Polo Ortigas’ Lung Hin. Celebrate unions and gatherings with authentic Hong Kong mooncakes, which come with Marco Polo Ortigas’ very own limited-edition bag. This stylish bag is specially crafted for the hotel’s fifth anniversary, making the celebration even grander. Prices start at P798.
Meralco Avenue and Sapphire Street, Ortigas Center, Pasig; (02) 720-7720; [email protected]
5| Makati Shangri-La
Makati Shangri-La’s Shang Palace promises to make your Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations extra special with this year’s mooncakes. Made with a rich filling with a whole salted egg yolk in the center and wrapped delicately in pastry skin, these mooncakes come in five flavors: White Lotus, Mixed Nuts, Red Bean, Pandan, and Black Sesame. You can get them in a mini box (two traditional mooncakes) for P1,488 net, a square box (four traditional mooncakes) for P2,888 net, a tower box (six mini mooncakes) for P3,018 net, or a mooncake music box (four traditional mooncakes) for P5,028 net until September 13.
2/F Makati Shangri-La, Ayala Avenue corner Makati Avenue, Makati; (02) 814-2580; [email protected]
6| The Bellevue Manila
The Mid-Autumn Festival promises a time of gratitude and gatherings with friends and family. Celebrate with handcrafted mooncakes from The Bellevue Manila’s Phoenix Court. Take your pick from four flavors: Chilled Red Bean Custard Milk Cream, Baked Red Bean Cream with Single Egg Yolk, Lotus Cream with Single Egg Yolk, and Shanghai Mooncake. They’re available at the Phoenix Court until September 15.
North Bridgeway, Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa; (02) 771-8181; [email protected]
7| Conrad Manila
Indulge in heavenly, handcrafted mooncakes as you celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with these creations from Conrad Manila. They’re beautifully packaged and presented in the hotel’s signature, high-quality boxes. Prices start at P3,400 net for a box of four mooncakes, which you can order until September 15.
Seaside Boulevard corner Coral Way, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay; (02) 683-3990; [email protected]
8| TWG Tea
TWG Tea joins in the celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival with its very own Moon Route Tea Mooncake Collection. This classic, seasonal offer features decadent mooncakes that are specially made with a unique mix of different flavors and aroma. Available individually for P498 or in a box of four for P2,488, tea-infused, snowskin mooncakes are sure to make your celebrations even more memorable. Traditional mooncakes are also available for P398 a piece or P2,050 for a box of four. This offer is available until September 13.
9| Hilton Manila
Order mooncakes for your Mid-Autumn Festival gatherings from Hilton Manila’s Hua Yuan Brasserie Chinoise. Celebrate good times over delicately crafted mooncakes, featuring the flavors of purple yam, red bean, red lotus, and white lotus. A box of four is priced at P2,288 net. Shanghainese mooncakes are also available at P188 net per piece.
2/F Hilton Manila, 1 Newport Boulevard, Newport City, Pasay; (02) 239-7788 loc 7270; mnl_f&[email protected]
10| New World Manila Bay Hotel
Make the most out of the Mid-Autumn Festival with mooncakes from New World Manila Bay Hotel’s Li Li. They’re available in Red Bean, Red Lotus, White Lotus, and Five Seeds for P688 per piece or P1,888 for a box of four. You can order these traditional delicacies until September 13.
5/F New World Manila Bay Hotel, 1588 Pedro Gil Street corner M.H. Del Pilar Street, Malate, Manila; (02) 252-6888; [email protected]
11| Shangri-La at the Fort
This Mid-Autumn Festival, Shangri-La at the Fort’s Canton Road takes you to the stars and galaxy as you celebrate togetherness with your friends and family. In the spotlight is its Constellation Collection, featuring a selection of classic and contemporary mooncakes: Pineapple, Mixed Nuts, White Lotus, Red Bean, and Black Sesame for the classic flavors and Matcha, Ube Macapuno, and Apple Cinnamon for the contemporary flavors. Each piece is priced at P388 net.
Making the festivities even grander are the special snowskin mooncakes, available in salted egg yolk cream, ube macapuno, and mango for P388 net a piece. Boxed orders start at P2,888 net. These mooncakes are available until September 13.
30th Street corner 5th Avenue Bonifacio Global City; Taguig; (02) 820-0888; [email protected]
12| Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria
No Mid-Autumn Festival is complete without mooncakes. Order yours from Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria’s Xin Tian Di. Share them with family and friends as you celebrate good harmony and wish them a long and happy life. Snowskin and traditional mooncakes are available in custard, lotus, and red bean flavors, priced at P175 net a piece for the small version and P280 net for the large variety. You can order four large varieties or six small varieties for at least P1,488 net. This offer is available until September 30.
4/F Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Ortigas corner ADB Avenue, Ortigas, Quezon City; (02) 633-7222; [email protected]
13| Okada Manila
Okada Manila’s Crystal Corridor offers carefully handcrafted mooncakes that are made by a team of pastry master chefs. For P2,200 net, have a taste of White Lotus (box of four regular mooncakes), Mixed Nuts and Pandan (box of six small mooncakes), or Custard (box of six small mooncakes). These are available until September 13.
New Seaside Drive, Entertainment City, Parañaque; (02) 555-5799; [email protected]
14| New World Makati Hotel
Complete your Mid-Autumn Festival celebration with an assortment of handmade mooncakes from New World Makati Hotels Jasmine. Take your pick from the following flavors, each combined with double egg yolk: White Lotus, Red Lotus, Red Bean, and Five Kernel. They also come in elegant and stylish boxes, making them the perfect gift for loved ones and friends or something to add to the table. Each mooncake is priced at P688 and can be bought individually or in boxes of two, four, six, eight, or 10 until September 15.
Esperanza Street corner Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, Makati; (02) 811-6888 loc 3679
14| Hong Kong MX Mooncakes
MX is a popular mooncake brand from Hong Kong, a sub-project of Maxim's Caterers. It's popular for its classic Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake (with two egg yolks!). It also has snowy mooncake series, cartoon series, durian snowy series, and the best-selling lava and custard mooncake series.
Pop-ups at SM Mall of Asia (August 20 to September 22) and at Unimart Capitol Commons (September 1 to 22).