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10 Spots Where You Can Enjoy Great Cocktails and Chill Vibes

Whether it’s a celebration or a typical night out, a wide array of refreshing and flavorful cocktails will definitely keep the party going. The delightful concoctions, unique garnishes, and stunning presentations make them more enjoyable to drink!

If you plan to spend some fun and wasted nights, catch up with your friends, or have a good drink alone after a long day, these cocktail bars around the metro will never disappoint you with their tantalizing mixes and chill atmosphere.

INT. Bar / Ext. Cafe

This speakeasy bar at Cubao Expo will surely impress you with its signature cocktails inspired by art, classic movies, and literature. Some must-tries are A Toast to Hemingway, Breaking Bad, Parasite, and Negroni.

 

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What makes this bar more interesting is that it has a secret entrance hidden behind a quaint photo booth! As you step through the red curtains in the photo booth, you’ll be surprised with an oasis perfect for chillnuman and even intimate date nights.

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The Spirits Library

Described as a purveyor of rare bottles, books, and bar paraphernalia, The Spirits Library will take you to a different dimension with amazing collections of books, rare bottles, and other things that will spark your curiosity. With that, you and your squad will never run out of interesting topics!

Aside from savoring their crafted cocktails, you’ll also enjoy their live music: the jazz and blues night. This place is a good option if you want to avoid a rowdy crowd and too much noise.

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Tipsy Pig Gastropub

Tipsy Pig Gastropub is known for its signature brews and mouthwatering food offerings that will level up any occasion. This is a go-to place for a fun yet chill night out.

 

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They serve creative cocktails that perfectly match their delicious munchies, such as Tipsy Torts, Pares Tacos, Buffalo Hot Wings, and Tipsy Gambas. Tipsy Pig Gastropub has multiple branches, making it more accessible for both north and south peeps!

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Agimat at Ugat Foraging Bar and Kitchen

Experiencing the nightlife in Poblacion wouldn’t be complete without visiting Agimat at Ugat Foraging Bar and Kitchen. This resto-bar offers unique cocktail selections derived from Filipino folklore, including Poot ni Bathala, Gayuma ng Paraiso, Gamot Para Makalimot, Marikit, and Gayuma ng Sirena. The cocktail names are as creative as their flavors and mixes!

What you’ll love about this is the mesmerizing preparation of one of their signature cocktails, where the bartenders wear masks while tossing a flame liquor accompanied by rhythmic drumbeats as if they were doing an actual ritual.

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Salt and Ice Bar PH

Do you love pairing cocktails with oysters? Salt and Ice Bar PH is the place for you! This oyster and cocktail bar is popular for their delicious variations of fresh oysters, such as Oyster Spinach and Malunggay, Oyster Aburi, Oyster Tempura, Oyster Parmigiana, and Oyster Bacon and Cheese.

 

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For their signature craft cocktails, you’d love to try Qin’s Wall, Mr. Janszoon, She’s a Bliss, and Hajimaru. They also have other food offerings, including oniong rings, truffle parmesan fries, and chicken satay skewers that all go well with their cocktails!

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The Curator Coffee & Cocktails

The Curator Coffee & Cocktails offers the best of both worlds as it operates as a cafe by day and bar by night. So, for those who love coffee and cocktails, you know where to go!

Sipping their craft cocktails feels so refreshing—thanks to the minimalist and rustic interiors that exude a calming ambiance! Hailed as one of Asia’s 50 Best Bars for several years, The Curator Coffee & Cocktails promises exquisite cocktails that will elevate your drinking experience.

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Run Rabbit Run

Here’s another spot for good cocktails in Poblacion! Run Rabbit Run serves aesthetically pleasing and delectable cocktails infused with fresh spices and exotic herbs.

 

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Apart from their signature and classic cocktails, what makes them unique is their Philippine Tropical Cocktails that feature tropical fruits in the country! They have Manggang Kalabaw, Guyabano, Langka, and Dalanghita.

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The Back Room

The Back Room lets you relive your younger days with its interesting concept that brings back guests to “The Roaring Twenties”! With its relaxing and intimate atmosphere, you’ll surely enjoy talking about life and adulting with your friends at this speakeasy bar.

 

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Their premium handcrafted cocktails will quench your thirst in a most exciting way with uniquely flavorful concoctions. They are even categorized by flavor to help you choose which suit your taste!

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Oto

Immerse yourself in good music and handcrafted cocktails at Oto! Encompassed with huge speakers, vinyl records, and turntables, this listening room and cocktail bar ensure everyone will have a good time.

 

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Its music-inspired cocktail selection even has witty names, such as Under Pressure, Karma Chameleon, Three Stars and a Sun, and Smooth Like Butter, Hot Like Summer. Oto also serves specialty coffee, no wonder why it made to the list of Asia’s 50 Best Bars!

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Bank Bar

Bank Bar boasts impressive and top shelf cocktails and small batch crafted cocktails—not to mention its scrumptious food offerings. Their must-tries are Mariang Bastos and Pinay Colada.

 

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Its sophisticated interiors and fancy vibes make it a great drinking den to visit after a tiring work day or if you simply want to chill with your friends during Friday night.

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Did we miss anything to the list? Tell us in the comments!

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