We all love to hang out with friends and get a few drinks during weekend nights cause we can barely go out during weekdays due to our hectic schedule. But we shouldn’t get stuck waiting for the weekend. Instead, let us make our work week better by unwinding with our workmates at an after-office spot and enjoy some food and drinks. We deserve a fantastic weeknight out, bruh.
So let’s discover these after-work drinks and eats spots in Manila That can make our work week amazing!
1. Finders Keepers
Feel lucky if you happen to stumble into this superb bar that provides crafted cocktails, beers, curated music and a super cozy area perfect for yuppies! There’s a no-smoking policy here, by the way, so you can feel the clean air.
Location: Warehouse 5, La Fuerza Plaza, Chino Roces Ave. corner Sabio St., San Lorenzo, Makati
Contact No.: +63 2 403-3959
Hours: 7:00pm – 5:00am
2. Sweet Ecstasy
If you’re also looking for a place to fill your empty tummy with excellent grub, Sweet Ecstasy is the place for you. They have tasty burgers that are made fresh to order, with 100% pure beef.
Location: 10 Jupiter St. cor. Asteroid St., Bel-Air, Makati
Contact No.: +63 916 594-1229
3. ABV Cocktail and Absinthe Bar
ABV stands for Alcohol by Volume. ABV is an underground bar serving signature cocktails and delicious meals. It’s a place you’ll love if you are looking for a secret hideout to chill out with some friends.
Location: Basement Level, Jupiter St. cor. Galaxy, Bel-Air, Makati
Contact No.: +63 917 520-1608
4. The Curator Coffee & Cocktails
Not into alcoholic drinks? Don’t worry, this cool backdoor cafe and drinking lounge inside Cyrano Wine Bar serves handcrafted coffee and cocktails that you can enjoy with the squad. But they don’t serve coffee after 7:00pm. You can just busy yourself with their sumptuous dishes and other refreshing drinks.
Location: 194 Legazpi Street cor. Palanca Street, Legaspi Village, Makati
Contact No.: +63 917 585-9005
5. Crying Tiger Street Kitchen
Spending a typical eight hours in the office can really be tiring, so before you end the night by simply going home and eating your typical dinner meal, why not chill and have some drinks at this hole-in-the-wall resto-bar in Poblacion, Makati: Crying Tiger Street Kitchen!
Location: 4986 Guanzon St., Poblacion, Makati
6. Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings
Frankie’s will surely be your newest hangout place if you’re into spicy buffalo wings. You can find the biggest wings here with 11 savoury flavors to choose from!
Location: G/F City Golf Plaza, Doña Julia Vargas Ave., Ugong, Pasig
Contact No.: +63 2 687-1250
7. Tipsy Pig
Whether you’re having a bad day from work or just want to change your house-office-house lifestyle, Tipsy Pig is a great choice where you can fulfill your late night crawlings! It is also perfect study or work spot for night owls like you!
Location: Capitol Commons, Meralco Ave. cor Shaw Blvd., Oranbo District 1, Pasig
Contact: +63 2 570-4620
8. Unit 27 Apartment Bar + Cafe
Leave your work at the office and have a blast with your best buddies at this cozy party spot where you can pig out on modern Western dishes by Chef Francis Tolentino, a skilled chef in Tagaytay. A bottle of beer or two will knead your stress away!
Location: Icon Plaza, 26th St. Fort BGC (across Fort Strip), Bonifacio Global City,Taguig
Contact No.: +63 2 894-1692
9. Rue Bourbon
How many glasses of beer can get you drunk? This New Orleans themed food spot provides lip-smacking food and generous servings of beer. Let a glass of their Jaegermeister wash all your troubles away!
Location: Eastwood City Walk, Orchard Road, Bagumbayan, Quezon City
Contact No.: +632 570-0984
10. Blind Pig
If you’re not a party animal but still wanna chill out with the squad, Blind Pig is ideal for you. It’s kinda private bar where you can enjoy a quiet place and succulent finger snacks and signature cocktails prepared by well-trained bartenders.
Location: 227 Salcedo St., Legaspi Village, Makati
Contact No.: +63 2 478-6990