Saturday, March 9, 2024

UCC Mentore Coffee+Bar at Shangri-La Plaza Mall

“The UCC family is continuously growing, and UCC Mentore is just one of the many branches that we will unveil in the Philippines this year. With its soft opening, we are giving the public a sneak peek into what we are offering. We are grateful to our loyal customers for their support and clamor to bring the UCC dining service closer to them. Our goal is to provide our customers with delicious food and drinks and serve these to them efficiently, ensuring that everyone who visits UCC Mentore enjoys a seamless and satisfying dining experience.” ~Hubert U. Young, CEO of UCC Ueshima Coffee Philippines, Inc.

UCC Mentore Coffee+Bar, a member of the Mugen Group that brought the UCC coffee experience to the Philippines alongside Coco Ichibanya, Tendon Kohaku, Shaburi & Kintan, Mos Burger, Yamato Cafe, and Mitsuyado Seimen, opened its 34th location on March 8, 2024, in the East Wing of Shangri-la Plaza Mall (Mid-level 2/3) a cozier and perfect place to chill for Shangri-La Plaza Mall shoppers. 

With a cozy hotel lobby ambiance, a 75-seater setup, and a Japanese aesthetic. Customers can move around easily because the pathways are clear and wide. Cozy, free-flowing design and layout. A variety of wooden chairs, tables, and booths can accommodate both individual guests and small groups.

UCC Mentore prioritizes delivering exceptional coffee and food menu. Guests are treated to delectable food selections that have been carefully chosen to enhance the overall dining experience. 

Menu Highlights

UCC Mentore carries both signature menu items and new food options. Must-try dishes includes:

  • Shrimp ala Vodka Spaghetti
Shrimp ala Vodka Spaghetti

  • Wagyu Salisbury Steak
Wagyu Salisbury Steak

  • Spinach and Mushroom Benedict
Spinach and Mushroom Benedict

  • Mixed Berries Salad
Mixed Berries Salad

  • Shepherd’s Pie
Shepherd’s Pie

  • Blue Cheese and Shrimp Risotto
Blue Cheese and Shrimp Risotto

  • Crispy Shrooms
Crispy Shrooms

  • Ube Oatmeal
Ube Oatmeal

  • Roasted Aubergine Soup
Roasted Aubergine Soup

Salted Caramel Latte

Ube Latte Coffee Concoction

UCC Mentore offers four different coffee brewing methods. These include:
  • Syphon
Which produces a smooth, medium-bodied, and flavorful cup. coffee selections include the Sumiyaki, Special Blend, and Blue Mountain No. 1. A must-try espresso coffee, meanwhile, is the Salted Caramel Latte.
  • Pour over
The drip method that produces a clear, fragrant, and seductive coffee cup. coffee selections include the Sumiyaki, Special Blend, and Blue Mountain No. 1. A must-try espresso coffee, meanwhile, is the Salted Caramel Latte. 
  • Cold brew
Results in a silky brew with deep coffee notes without the usual acidity
  • Espresso
Produces a bolder and more intense coffee flavor.


Coffee concoctions like the Kori Kohi, Avocado Coffee, and Ube Latte and the Brendo (ice-blended drink with coffee or cream milk base) like the Choco Chip Bits, Coffee, and Hoji Cha are also excellent choices.

Cutting-Edge Equipment

UCC’s innovative approach to coffee-making includes using the latest equipment, and UCC Mentore have several of them to further operational efficiency.

Two of the new machines are the Marco White SP9 Twin, a single serve commercial coffee machine that automates pour-over filter coffee brewing, and the sleek and stylish FRIIA HC Plus hot and cold undercounter water delivery system.

Visit and dine-in have a cup of coffee and indulge on new menus after shopping at UCC Mentore Coffee+Bar. See You at the Shang!

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