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This stunning cafe looks like it’s from a Wes Anderson film

Ever imagined yourself in a Wes Anderson film? Well, now you can actually be in one. Sort of.

In Malolos, Bulacan, in the Philippines, there’s a whimsical café that’s inspired by the director’s iconic aesthetic. Called ‘Café Congreso’, the place features pastel-coloured interiors similar to the 2014 classic, The Grand Budapest Hotel.

According to owner Joseph Malabanan, he’s always dreamed of setting up his own café since he was a teen. So after discovering the local specialty coffee scene, he took up barista classes and started work on his café.

To set himself apart from other coffee shops, he went with pastels instead of the usual earth tones.

Our favorite corner at the cafe. 😍

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Creased leather seats tell you where the best seats are.

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His interiors are mostly composed of pinks and greens, with brown and teal accents. Other items – such as light fixtures, containers, plates, and even the ‘welcome’ sign – were all carefully chosen to reflect the Wes Anderson aesthetic.

Something chocolatey; something citrusy, with floral aromas, and hints of berries; or something nutty, with notes of milk chocolate and muscovado? Have you tried any of these coffees yet?

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Went cool-hunting for pink china

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As for the menu? Café Congreso serves specialty coffee like matcha smoothie and horchata, as well as all-day breakfast meals, pizzas, pastas, pastries, and artisanal ice cream.

Late night cravings? Pizza is always a good idea. Eat and hang out with us 'til midnight.

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Mid-afternoon pairings: coffee, puff pastries, and mini-cakes

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It’s the perfect place to visit if you’re looking to up your Instagram game. You can find out more about Café Congreso here.

Coffee at 8? No problem! Starting this weekend, our doors will open much earlier at 8 in the morning. Let us provide you your coffee fix from 8AM 'til 10PM.

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On Wednesdays, we wear pink.

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Hello! We'll open our doors later than usual to accommodate a fashion shoot tomorrow. Take note of our operating hours tomorrow (Nov. 6): 1PM – 10PM For reservations, contact: +639175834304

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Via Phonebooky

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Inigo is a writer and graphic designer from Manila, Philippines. He is a soldier of love who will carry you on his strong back of awesomeness when the zombie apocalypse arrives.

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