They opened their farm gates year 2009. What supposed to be a vacation/rest house turned into one of the “go to” restaurants in Alfonso and Metro Tagaytay. Sigrid Sayos worked for their family restaurant in Manila for three years. Craving for country life and life outside the hustles and bustles of Manila, she discovered the potential of having a restaurant in Alfonso. Alfonso is beaming with fresh produce. There are always new farms to discover. With the support of her parents her dream restaurant came true. It was more of a hobby when it started. They only take reservation for family and friends and it’s only open during weekends back then. Overwhelmed by the feedbacks she decided to do it full time. The major turning point of the restaurant is when she met her husband, Orvin Sayos. As a professional chef he meticulously handled the daily operations of the restaurant. Having different views in running a business is what makes them grow.
Lime and Basil serves flavorful and fresh Thai inspired cuisine. They have a garden just for their herbs. They never scrimp on ingredients as Thai food is an explosion of flavors. They are always on the hunt for the freshest and quality ingredients.
As of today, they now have 3 branches, the main branch at Alfonso Cavite, Tagaytay Highlands Country Club and the Baguio branch. They have received recognition from Philippine Tatler’s Dining list for 2 years 2020 and 2022.