William Shakespeare once said that a rose by any other name would still smell sweet. There are 10,000 of them to choose from in one of Cebu’s most sought-after places in Cordova, Lapu-Lapu. 10,000 Roses Cafe is a perfect photo spot overlooking the beautiful Mactan Channel.
Cafe and More
The Korean-owned and trendy café is a must-visit and features more than 10,000 LED-powered roses. It looks stunning when it lights up, especially at night. You can enjoy snacks and a wide selection of beverages while enjoying the view of the Mactan Channel overlooking the city lights of Cebu City.
The white roses are around 3 feet tall, and the lights turn on at 6 PM every night. It is advisable to go there around sunset and witness a garden of roses turn to light up.
A PHP20 entrance fee is paid as part of an ecological fee for the tidiness of the area. Cordova is where the other side of CCLEX goes.
Travel Time 1 hour.
How to get to 10,000 Roses Cafe:
- Via Jeepney:
From Parkmall terminal, ride a jeepney going to Tamiya/MEPZ 2 and Opon Mercado routes. (PHP7/person). Ask the driver to drop you off at Super Metro beside General Milling Corporation (PHP10/person). Then ride another jeepney going to Cordova. From there, you can ride a tricycle to the cafe (PHP10/person).
- Via V-Hire
You may also ride a V-hire from SM City Cebu Terminal to Cordova (PHP40/person) and go down at Cordova Grandmas. From there, ride a tricycle (PHP10/person) to the cafe.
- Via Private Vehicle
You can use Waze or Google / Apple Maps and key in 10,000 Roses Cafe Cordova; the travel time is approximately 50 minutes.
10,000 Roses Cafe and More is located in Cordova at the far end of Lapu-Lapu City. The distance from Cebu City Center is around 18 kilometers.