A Visit to Arca’s Yard and Restaurant

Baguio, Tip Top Road , Ambuklao Road near La Trinidad- Benguet

This was a house which was turned into an anthropology , library, research center and restaurant , .  The house started from humble beginning and started opening their doors to the public sometime around 2013. There is also a small space for pocket garden .

large tea pot 

One can see the large tea pot which is a tourist attraction of Arca’s Yard. One cannot miss the place .

Arca’s Yard facade

This is a quiet place to visit especially on weekdays or during holidays . A prior booking for large group should be made prior to the visit .

 love lock for lovers and visitors

tables and chairs which overlooks the surrounding mountains

Portion of the house are also rented-out for backpackers .  The house had a nice verandah and patio area which overlooks the surrounding hills and mountains plus pine trees.

wooden spoons 

Our group spend a little more than 2 hours chatting and taking photograph of the place.

collection of face masks from different parts of the world

a family sitting at the table with hamburger and fries 

One of the unique experience within Arca’s Yard is removing your shoes and sitting in a care free environment.

Reading is highly encourage ,  There is an attic where a mini -library is set-up which could be heaven for book-enthusiasts .

Arca’s Yard had an interesting collection of books , jars and cordillera arts, utensils and anthropological items.

hardbound book of Philippine Orchids

There is also some hard to find book like the Book on Philippine Orchids authored by well-known orchid experts and botanists Mr. Reg S. Davis and Ms. Mona Lisa Steiner.

sweet potato pie topped with vanilla ice cream is best accompanied with ice tea  or coffee 

The restaurant had a sitting capacity of between 80 to 130 people at any given time. Among their specialties are the sweet potato/ camote pie topped with vanilla ice cream , ice tea , pasta, hamburger .

 

Facebook Page: Arca’s Yard

 

 

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