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Monday, November 28, 2011

Silya't Sili

Note: As of January 14, 2013, Silya't Sili has closed the resto and is now an art gallery and furniture room. 

The PEx food club strikes again to try this art gallery/furniture shop/restaurant called Silya't Sili.

Silya't Sili is located in a semi-obscure White Plains area. It offers mainly traditional Filipino dishes that we always love. Though named as such, its dishes aren't really spicy, which got me relieved since I'm not into spicy food.

Since it's an art gallery, beautiful paintings are posted on every space available. One particular painting (the painting of a woman) caught my attention; we were told it costs around Php 160000, much to my surprise. (haha!)

True enough, there is an exhibit of beautiful chairs in the dining area, which are also for sale.

It was everyone's first time in the restaurant so we just fired away our orders. :)

While waiting for others to arrive, I ordered Fried Spring Rolls (Php 65)

Fried Spring Rolls

Fried Spring Rolls are 6 pieces of a combination of pork, shrimp, mushroom, carrots and vermicelli, served with sweet chili sauce. I'm biased to spring rolls, so I was tempted to finish everything by myself.haha.

When everyone in our group arrived, we ordered the following:

We ordered Halaan Soup (Php 200)

Halaan Soup

I'm not into seafood but I liked the mild taste and a serving was enough for eight people.

We are always giddy whenever we see Sisig in the menu. We got the Sisig Campampangan (Php 210)

Sisig Capampangan

The sisig has the right amount of crunchiness with the amount of chopped onions mixed in.

We also ordered Lechon Kawali (Php 180)

Lechon Kawali

The Lechon Kawali was good, but I wish it was served chopped so we wouldn't have problems getting our portions.

Of course, we also got Kare-kare (Php 285)


The kare-kare was good enough, the sauce has the right amount of thickness though I think the nutty taste was missing.

We also tried Silya't Sili Chicken (Php 180 for half; Php 350 for whole)

Silya't Sili Chicken

Nothing special with the chicken though.

Other pictures from Silya't Sili:

Overall, Silya't Sili is recommended for its affordable dishes and beautiful ambiance. It seems like we've visited a museum rather than a restaurant. The place is perfect for private functions as well.

If you want a place with a bit of exclusivity and creativity, Silya't Sili is the place for you.


Silya't Sili
52 Katipunan Avenue,
White Plains, Quezon City
Contact Nos.4399294, 09272211593, 09228509071
Email address: silyatsili@gmail.com


  1. This is sooooo interesting. Wish I was able to go with you guys :( But I'll pay Silya't Sili a visit some time soon. The paintings, furniture and overall ambiance are all so interesting and art-inspiring :)

  2. Hmmm. Kaya ba puntahana yung polace ng commute? :-)

  3. Hi Sumi! I hope you can join us soon! Let me know what you think after you've tried this resto. :)

    Hi manong calbo! Hmm, nagtaxi kami papunta eh. Wala akong nakitang jeep na dumadaan sa area.

  4. I missed this. :( Grrr, I hate missing out on a food trip, lalo na super love ko mga umatend that time. Hehehe. Ill see you soon deary! And I love the photos! food and art shots are great!

  5. Hi ate wabbit! Thank you! See you next food trip. :D

  6. nakakagutooooom

    Can you be my friend sa blogroll ko? Exchange Link?

  7. Nakakagutom aman jejeje sa whiteplains lng pla to? Makadaan mnsan,,,

  8. hope to visit this soon! hangsarap naman :)

  9. wow! interesting place, ganda ng ambiance and paintings! hope to visit soon ! :)

  10. Wow! The place really looks good and the food!!!! I hope I can visit their sometime.

  11. Thanks for dropping by everyone! If you want to be included in my blogroll, just leave a comment. Thanks a lot!

    Kiko, will do. :)

  12. Seems like a very fine dining resto.. Affordable po ba dito?

  13. For me, it is affordable. I remember we paid less than 2000 pesos for 8 people. :)

  14. parang gusto ko lantakin yung lechon kawali

  15. Hi Simurgh! Masarap yung lechon kawali. :)

  16. I would have to tell this to my friend. Kasi she loves art and chili, Para when she goes back to the Phils we can visit it.

  17. Lovely place, ambiance pa lang nakakabusog na :)

  18. Hi Pinaywriter! Do not expect chili in the dishes, but they sell bottle chili sauce. :)

    Hi Christyleh! Thanks, yeah the place is lovely indeed. :)

  19. namatay naman ako sa inggit nung nakita ko yung photos =(

  20. Maybe a Kare Kare mix was used? I agree though. It just isn't Kare Kare without the nutty texture and flavor. =)

  21. Hi Kay, dami noh?hihi

    Hi Jane! I agree, maybe a mix was used.


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