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    A Relaxing Stop at Rafael Farm and Restaurant in Babatngon, Leyte

    A farm and restaurant he only heard from his friends in Tacloban and mere 30 minutes drive from Tacloban City center, Rafael Farm and Restaurant was visited by Tutubi on his way back from his visits to Caluwayan Beach Resort in Samar before heading to the Tacloban Airport to catch his return flight to Manila.

    Pictures of Rafael Farm and Restaurant, Babatngon, Leyte:


    the souvenir shop of rafael farm where you can buy t-shirts, mugs and other mementoes
    the main restaurant of Rafael Farm with the reflections of the placid man-made lake where you can also ride boats for rent

    Tutubi can't give you a full-blown review of Rafael Farm for he merely stayed there for about thirty minutes to take a few pictures and briefly enjoyed the view of the farm in the tree house that overlooks the man-made lake and lush greenery of the garden hideaway.

    there's a bridge across the lake resembling San Juanico Bridge and the distinctive S and L forms symbolizing Samar and Leyte
    another look at the lake and bridge with Tutubi's friend, that he later learned, is also a photographer

    When the guard at the gate noticed that he and his group didn't order from the restaurant, even the halo-halo as recommended by his friend, the guard asked for P20 entrance fee to the farm that they were able to haggle to be gratis since on the premise that they're in a hurry and will come back someday.

    Tutubi will be back at Rafael Farm indeed and will surely order their set meal claimed to be good and reasonably priced as well. He foresees another trip to Leyte in the coming months, that's for sure. Much better if they can offer overnight accommodations at their relaxing place.

    the toilet and washroom with refreshing color

    ---

    Rafael Farm and Restaurant
    Address: Brgy. Pagsulhugon
    Babatngon, Leyte Province

    Telephone Numbers: +63.53.325.0729; +63.53.325.0729
    Mobile No.: +63.918.669.9909; +63.915.920.0325

    Email: inquiry@rafaelfarm.com; reservation@rafaelfarm.com

    For reservations and inquiries, menu prices, events (weddings, baptism, and other parties), and promos, please call their published contact numbers or send an email inquiry. Rafael Farm apparently has no working official website.

    Related Leyte Links (or click the Leyte category on the navigation pane:

    Ocho Seafood and Grill
    Tacloban Delicacies: Binagol and Moron
    San Juanico Bridge

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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 10:43 PM,

    6 Comments:

    At May 14, 2010, 11:41:00 PM, OpenID docgelo said...

    this one's a paradise! =)

     
    At May 15, 2010, 12:51:00 AM, Blogger Mari said...

    I should tell my husband about this place. That should encourage him to visit the Philippines and his home province--Leyte. He hasn't been back home for a long time.

     
    At May 18, 2010, 6:55:00 PM, Anonymous dodong flores said...

    Wow! Truly a nice place based on your photos here. My maternal relatives are based in Leyte so I guess I should visit this farm once I have to visit Leyte...

     
    At May 22, 2010, 9:44:00 PM, Anonymous bw said...

    Nice restaurant with a lovely landscape :)

     
    At May 29, 2010, 7:10:00 AM, Blogger pieterbie said...

    Wow, this looks like a pretty terrific place!

     
    At Nov 14, 2011, 10:47:00 AM, Anonymous ann said...

    Don't forget to stop over to this place Rafael's Farm after a visit from San Juanico Bridge, get to close nature and eat their yummy food.

     

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