Where to Drink the Best Cocktails and Shooters in Metro Manila



Yup, there are hundreds of cocktails, but you don’t have to try them all. There are a few that will make conversations much much interesting, and help you have a super fun night out. You just have to know which place serves the best booze. So check out these hottest and most exciting cocktails from the trendiest bars in the metro.

1. The Reserve Liquor Lounge‘s Absolute Royal Fuck

image credit: Place: FB - The RESERVE Liquor Lounge / Cocktail: Pocholo mendoza

Enjoy a night-time tipple in Manila with a glass of The Reserve Liquor Lounge’s Absolute Royal Fuck. Upon hearing its name, you know that this chic cocktail is trouble – but that’s exactly what you’re looking for. This mixes Absolut vodka with Jack Daniels, peach liqueur and cranberry juice.

Location: City Golf Compound Dona Julia Vargas Ave., Ortigas Center


Hours: 5:00pm – 6:00am

Contact No.: (02) 470 2776

2. The Establishment’s Choc-Nut Martini

image credit: Place: FB - RJ Mariano / Cocktail: Kris Alcantara

Absolut vodka infused Choc-Nut liqueur mixed with Jim Beam bourbon, soy milk, and topped with cocoa powder… You know you’re gonna love this!

Location: Unit A, The Fort Entertainment Complex, 26th Street Corner 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

Hours: 6:00pm – 2:00am

3. Republiq’s Pretty Princess

image credit: Place: FB - REPUBLIQ CLUB / Cocktail: Kris Alcantara

Want something light and simple? Give Republiq’s Pretty Princess a try and trust me, this is gonna be your newest favorite booze.

4. The Keg’s Trio Nitro

image credit: Place: FB - The KEG / Cocktail: Kris Alcantara

This one is the bomb! Start the party with a Trio , a marvelous drink that starts with Sambuca, Kahlua, blue curacao and Baileys mixture over a three-tier tower of tall cocktail glasses, and the flaming mixture will go down to three hot shooters!

Location: The Fort Strip, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Hours: 5:00pm – 3:00am (closed on Sundays)

5. Casa Nami Surf Pub’s Strawberry Piña Colada

image credit: Place: FB - Joie Ayala Anastacio / Cocktail: Kris Alcantara

Want to chill out tonight to forget all the stress the work has brought you, yet there’s only a few cash left on your wallet? Worry not! Chill out at the Casa Nami Surf Pub and hand a glass of Strawberry Piña Colada now!

Location: No. 28 Jupiter Street, Bel Air Village, Makati

Hours: Mon-Sun, 5:000pm – 2:00am

6. Il Ponticello’s Sunburn

image credit: Place: Il Ponticello / Cocktail: Kris Alcantara

If you’re a regular customer of Il Ponticello, then you probably know the bar’s hush-hush drink — Sunburn cocktail, a seemingly innocent-looking drink, but is totally not!

Location: 2/F Unit 203 Antel Corporate Centre, 121 Valero St., Salcedo Village, 1227 Makati

Hours: Mon-Fri, 11:30am – 2:00pm; Mon-Thu, 6:00pm – 12:00mn; Fri-Sat, 6:00pm – 2:00am

7. Attica Bar and Lounge’s Apple Pie Shooter

image credit: Place: FB - Clark Atanacio / Cocktail: Pocholo Mendoza

If you’re thinking where can your Php 150 give you, it’s a glass of refreshing Apple Pie Shooter at Attica! As the name suggest, it will give you a taste of pie from a mix of apple-flavored Bacardi and a premium liqueur with a taste of cinnamon—Goldschläger.

Location: Ground Level A. Venue Mall, 7829 Makati Ave. corner Valdez St., Antel Lifestyle City, Makati

Hours: Mon-Sun, 5:00pm onwards

8. Borough’s The Hudson

image credit: Place: IG - @borough_ph / Cocktail: Pocholo Mendoza

Those who say you can’t have a fun-filled night by only not spending much for a cocktail drink haven’t been to Borough. Enjoy a soothing glass of The Hudson for a long night conversation!

Location: The Podium, Ortigas, Mandaluyong City

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