IMPRESSIONS Sunday Brunch Buffet - A Foodie's Buffet Favorite :)
IMPRESSIONS by Maxim Hotel has an interesting Sunday Brunch buffet strategy -- they only have 3 stations (hot, cold, and dessert) that serve limited but high quality food using only the finest ingredients in the buffet.
Foodies love it because it is not overwhelming but satisfying, and you can savor each of the carefully curated item in the buffet by Chef Cyrille Soenen also known as Cicou. Also, foodies love the live stations where the food is only cooked or prepared upon order -- as many as you like.
Here are some tips to enjoy the Impressions Sunday Buffet and highlighting our favorites:
Best Sunday Brunch Series 2013:
The 70-seater restaurant is open for dinner (ala carte) everyday and brunch buffet during Sundays.
Beringer: Napa's Finest | Wine by the Glass: Champagne, Sparkline Wines, White Wine, Red Wine | Wine by the Bottle: Champagne, Sparkling Wines | White Wine: France | Italy, Spain, Germany | California, Australia | Chile, Argentina | Red Wine: Bordeaux & Graves, France | Margaux, France |Saint Emilion, Saint Julien, Lorie, France | Italy | Italy, Spain | USA, New Zealand | Australia | Argentina, Chile
LIVE COLD STATION
The cheese, nuts and honey are limited but of high quality (not as extensive as Spiral's Cheese Room).
LIVE HOT STATION
(Note: selection changes depend on what's available and on what occasion)
Tip: Take advantage of the great wine selection in Impressions. I suggest you go for the buffet with the wine included or upgrade your buffet with the wine-all-you-can package if available.
Beringer: Napa's Finest | Wine by the Glass: Champagne, Sparkline Wines, White Wine, Red Wine | Wine by the Bottle: Champagne, Sparkling Wines | White Wine: France | Italy, Spain, Germany |California, Australia | Chile, Argentina | Red Wine: Bordeaux & Graves, France | Margaux, France |Saint Emilion, Saint Julien, Lorie, France |Italy | Italy, Spain | USA, New Zealand | Australia | Argentina, Chile
Overall, we love the attention to quality in every dish that is cooked or prepared upon order. We enjoyed the seafood and dessert selection the most and not much of the meat carving. What makes this buffet special is the extraordinary attention of the servers who are always ready to serve you with a smile.
It is an affordable luxury that every foodie can enjoy specially when celebrating special milestones and events like welcoming the new year 2013 :) It's one of the best Sunday Brunch Buffet in Manila!
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IMPRESSIONS is a French Fine Dining Restaurant which offer a good selection of Salad, Seafood, Foie Gras and offers a Prime Meat cooked in our live show kitchen with perfection. It is headed by our Celebrity Chef Cyrille Soenen from France. Impressions has a wide selections of wines, you can choose from our Wine Cellars which is also one of our main attraction. The Restaurant is located at the 3rd floor of Maxims Hotel, Resorts World Manila.
Sundays: 11:00am–3:00pm (Brunch buffet)
Telephone: +632 908-8883
Mobile: +63 915 951-9390 (restaurant manager)
Impressions Gourmet Holiday Brunch (P2,888 nett),
Regular Sunday Brunch (P2,100 estimate 2013 increase from P1,888 intro price)
DRESS CODE: Smart Casual
MODE OF PAYMENT: We accept Cash/Credit Card (Visa/Master, American Express, JCB, Union Pay), Resort World Gaming points (for Members only), We honor Senior Citizen Discounts.
Parking Tip: Parking is in the Resorts World Mall parking area. Impressions is located in Maxims Hotel in between Marriott and Resorts World mall. You can take the escalator or elevator near Cafe Maxims to the 3rd floor where Impressions is located.
★ - Highly recommended and Don't Miss Dishes
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Full Disclosure: We paid for our meal. I wrote this blog post myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I have no business relationship with any company mentioned in this post or any organization promoting it. As a policy, I don't accept compensation from food and travel places we feature in the blog.
P.S. Kids under 12 eat for free for every 1 paying adult :) Although, I don't think it is as kids friendly as the other Sunday brunch buffets.