Cebu's Iconic Landmark, TOPS, Soft Opens on February 14th, 2024

Monday, January 29

TOPS will soft re-open to the public on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2024! With its award-winning, old-meets-new design, this iconic Cebu landmark is finally opening its doors to the general public. 

This kicks off the next great chapter of the ever-evolving TOPS story.
After over a year of redevelopment, TOPS is now a vibrant complex of world-class yet affordable recreational activities and dining establishments. 

They are introducing a wide range of award-winning ultra-modern amenities that will delight both residents and tourists alike, without forsaking their cherished heritage. Here are the key highlights of the rejuvenated tops.


𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗶𝗿𝗰𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝘁 𝗧𝗢𝗣𝗦: 𝗔 𝗽𝗮𝗻𝗼𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗰 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗲

At the heart of TOPS is the main viewpoint itself - The Circle at TOPS. 

To stay true to their beloved roots, we have kept the iconic arches, hexagonal tile patterns, telescopes, and of course, the famous bell. 
The Circle will be open 24 hours a day, every day, including weekends and holidays, rain or shine. For added security, CCTV will likewise be operating 24/7.

𝗖𝘂𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗱𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝘀

Towering over The Circle is a brand-new, award-winning 5-storey building that houses a wide array of restaurants and bars on the first two floors, all at very reasonable prices.

𝗧𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗲 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗳𝗮𝘃𝗼𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝘀𝘂𝗰𝗵 𝗮𝘀:

Mimoy’s Grill
Top of Cebu
Lolo Pinoy Grill
Lolo Pinoy Lechon de CebuBo’s Coffee
Alishan Milk Tea
10 Dove Street
Fuwari Japanese Pancakes

𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗲𝘅𝗰𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗻𝗲𝘄𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝗖𝗲𝗯𝘂 𝗱𝗲𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝗹𝗶𝗸𝗲:

Yappari Steak
Hawker Chan
Tipsy Hut
West 103

𝗧𝗵𝗲𝘆 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝗹𝘀𝗼 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝗯𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱𝘀 𝗹𝗶𝗸𝗲:

Narra Table, elevated Filipino cuisine by Orange Karenderia, Queens Pizza, New York-style pizza Burger Bar, your new favorite beefy burger neighborhood stall Spud Rocket, an exciting new twist to flavored fries, Saree, our very own sari-sari store, for your street food and snack cravings Celadon, an authentic Thai restaurant by a famous Thai chef Ten Izakaya, by Tongara Ramen Darkside, a Filipino-Mexican fusion restaurant Sweet Alchemy Dessert Cafe, for your sweet dessert cravings Sorbetes, Filipino ice cream by Polar Treats

While TOPS is open 24/7, each establishment has their own operating hours, with no breaks.

In addition, popular local street food will be sold throughout the park, showcasing authentic everyday Filipino eats like squid ball and taho.

𝗘𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝘀𝗽𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘃𝗶𝗲𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗱𝗲𝗰𝗸𝘀

Above the restaurants is an event space on the 3rd floor and new viewing decks on the 4th and 5th. 

Once opened, their event space will be the perfect, one-of-a-kind location for weddings, concerts, parties, conferences, and other gatherings. Guests wearing heels need not worry, as elevators are available to take you to the venue.

Their new viewing decks have made Cebu City’s highest point even higher. For the first time ever, guests will be treated to a full 360-degree view of not just the city skyline, but also the surrounding mountainside greenery.

At the viewing decks, couples can now seal their relationships with our Promise Locks. 

With the cool mountain breeze and the breathtaking skyline vista below, there is nowhere more romantic in Cebu to make that commitment.

𝗟𝗼𝗱𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝘁 𝗛𝗼𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗹 𝗛𝗼𝗻𝗲𝘆𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗯

Spending the night at TOPS is now a reality thanks to the all-new Hostel Honeycomb, a premium mountain hostel with modern first-rate amenities for guests’ utmost comfort. The hostel also comes with its own bar for those seeking a drink or two.

𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗽𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀

A shuttle service is currently being planned and once ready, will be launched to transport guests directly to TOPS from IT Park and JY Square Lahug and vice versa.

Guests may also drive directly to TOPS, where Cebu’s tallest parking building can accommodate over 800 vehicles, including motorcycles, on for a reasonable fee. From there, golf carts are available to transport guests to The Circle. Bicycle racks are also provided. 

𝗠𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗳𝗮𝗰𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗱𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁.

Accessibility, safety, and connectivity

Accessibility for PWD, elderly, and pregnant guests is prioritized with elevators in the main building and ramps throughout the development.
Enhanced safety measures include better lighting along TOPS Road, more signage, first-aid facilities, CCTV, and security and medical personnel. All of these will be operating 24/7. All restrooms are kept clean and fully sanitized. Each toilet comes with its own bidet spray.
Wi-Fi is also now available at TOPS! Guests may connect to the internet at The Circle for a very reasonable price. And if online transactions fail, they also have ATMs for your cash needs.

𝗣𝗲𝘁-𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗹𝘆 𝗲𝗻𝘃𝗶𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁
All pets are welcome at TOPS! They only ask owners to follow house rules for cleanliness and safety. When applicable, pets must be leashed and wearing diapers at all times. Owners are requested to bring their own poop bags and clean up after their pets.

𝗖𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗯𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘁𝘆

There will be regular live musical performances, drawing/painting sessions, and other art activities at TOPS. Special events will be held to celebrate major holidays and festivals.

To capture precious memories, guests may avail of their professional photographer services, including drone operators, throughout the park.
Their friendly mascots, Topsy and Friends, are excited to welcome everyone to TOPS and make your TOPS stay more memorable!
Unchanged entrance fee - still at ₱100!

Even as TOPS reaches new heights, the entrance fee remains firmly grounded. Get a first-class experience for the same old friendly price of only ₱100!

𝗕𝗶𝗴𝗴𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘀𝗼𝗼𝗻

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind sporting experience only at TOPS. The upcoming Hillside Mini-Golf Course will cater to seasoned enthusiasts and complete beginners alike. Each of the 18 holes is expertly designed to celebrate the Philippines’ most iconic tourist destinations. This activity is perfect for large groups like family and friends.
Also in the works is Mercadillo, an open-air bazaar for assorted local wares, quick bites, and creative activities.

Finally, the all-new Montebello Mountain Hotel is set to rise just below The Circle. 

Guests will be treated to a serene highland retreat with lush surroundings, with a breathtaking panoramic bird’s eye view of Cebu City.

𝗦𝗼𝗳𝘁 𝗢𝗽𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴

On February 14, 2024 (Wednesday), join them for the soft reopening of TOPS, a place where treasured memories are reborn and new experiences await. Stay tuned as well for the grand reopening in March. As they combine cutting-edge development with timeless heritage, prepare to rediscover the magic of TOPS, now better than ever. Come to TOPS and experience a moment in every view.

𝗔𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗧𝗢𝗣𝗦

TOPS (formerly “The Top” and “Tops Lookout”) is a landmark scenic viewpoint and lifestyle destination in the mountains of Cebu City. Since its opening in 1985, it has been a cherished icon in the city’s history and has now been revitalized to offer world-class amenities, preserving
its beloved local heritage while introducing modern attractions and conveniences.

TOPS is a joint venture between Fifth Avenue Property Development Corporation and EMRO Holdings, Inc., two entities dedicated to enhancing Cebu’s tourism and recreation offerings. TOPS is located on TOPS Road, Busay, Cebu City.

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