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Robin Padilla surprises Mariel with private fine dining experience for 9th anniversary

/ 04:55 PM August 20, 2019

Robin Padilla treated wife Mariel Rodriguez to a fine-dining experience for their ninth wedding anniversary on Monday, Aug. 19.

The actor returned Rodriguez’s grand gesture for his birthday party with a five-star surprise of his own. Rodriguez recounted the series of events that took place at luxury hotel Peninsula Manila in Makati on Instagram on Tuesday, Aug. 20.

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Our 9th anniversary date 💕 i came from the hospital for my weekly non stress test and check up. Arrived at Manila Pen at 8:45pm my handsome husband neatly shaved wearing white pants and his katipunero uniform was waiting for me at the entrance with a huge bouquet filled with baby pink and lavender roses and pink star gazers my favorite flowers 💐 to greet me a happy anniversary. We enter the lobby of the hotel and on the balcony the orchestra was playing “love me like you do” one of our favorite theme songs. He led me to greet his friends who had been waiting with him since 12nn and helped him with the anniversary dinner. Brusko action stars all giddy and supportive of their friend’s big anniversary surprise 😊 they greeted me a happy anniversary and my husband led me to Old Manila, a restaurant I have never been to, inside had a formal fine dining ambiance with 2 other couples occupying 2 tables, he continued to usher me to the Ramon Magsaysay Room where a violinist was playing “ikaw” another favorite theme song. Then i saw long table decorated with flowers and rose petals and 2 chairs at each end reminding me of the famous beauty and the beast date. I quickly noticed the menu card with a 5 course meal starting off with my favorite Caprese i knew Robin had prepared the dinner specially for me. The whole night had Robin written all over it. I knew we were going to have dinner but i had no idea it would be this romantic and special. Thank you so much my babe for the 9 best years of my life and the memorable dinner last night. I love you!!! ❤️

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She recalled that Padilla greeted her with a bouquet of her favorite flowers at the hotel entrance in a Katipunero uniform. Inside the hotel were his friends who had helped him with the anniversary arrangements. “Brusko (Macho) action stars all giddy and supportive of their friend’s big anniversary surprise,” she wrote.

Robin Padilla and Mariel Rodriguez wedding anniversary

Rodriguez received her favorite flowers from husband Robin Padilla.  Image: Instagram/@marieltpadilla

He led her into The Magsaysay Room, a private room inside the restaurant Old Manila. It had a long table decorated with pink and yellow flowers and sprinkled with petals. In the room was a violinist who played what Rodriguez called their theme song, “Ikaw,” though she did not mention from which artist the song was.

Robin Padilla and Mariel Rodriguez wedding anniversary

Image: Instagram/@marieltpadilla

violinist

Image: Instagram/@marieltpadilla

Even their meal was customized just for Rodriguez: “I quickly noticed the menu card with a [5-course] meal starting off with my favorite Caprese. I knew Robin had prepared the dinner [especially] for me.”

The menu consisted of tomato Caprese, wild mushroom bisque, lobster gnocchi, Canadian lobster Thermidor and frozen mango “cheesecake.”

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Robin Padilla and Mariel Rodriguez wedding anniversary

Lobster thermidor. Image: Instagram/@marieltpadilla

“The whole night had Robin written all over it. I knew we were going to have dinner but I had no idea it would be this romantic and special,” she gushed.

The couple wed in August 2010 in India. They have a daughter, Maria Isabella, and another baby on the way.  /ra

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