The Void: New underground club for House and Techno heads in Makati’s Poblacion

Makati’s Poblacion district is already teeming with trendy bars and restaurants — but a new addition to the area aims to fill the relatively small but passionate demand for a space in Manila specializing in house and techno music. The Void is (literally) an underground club located below the Makati Sports Bar in Kalayaan Ave. ...

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Manila’s The Curator, OTO, and The Backroom included in Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019

Manila’s The Curator, OTO, and The Backroom included in Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019

Three of Metro Manila’s trendy bars gained international recognition after they were announced on the list of Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 during a ceremony at the Capitol...

The Coconuts Manila guide to Poblacion: Restaurants, bars, cafes, and clubs in Makati’s hippest hood

The Coconuts Manila guide to Poblacion: Restaurants, bars, cafes, and clubs in Makati’s hippest hood

Most of us grew up knowing Makati’s Poblacion neighborhood as Manila’s red light district. Throughout the aughts, however, it began its transformation into hipster...

Wine not?: Wine-drinking tips from the sommelier of La Petite Parisienne, Isagani Natividad

Wine not?: Wine-drinking tips from the sommelier of La Petite Parisienne, Isagani Natividad

After a stint at a San Francisco Bay Area winery and 15 years of working in a cruise ship as a cellar master, sommelier, and wine educator, Isagani Natividad is back in the...

Run Rabbit Run: New ‘neighborhood bar’ serves up cocktails co-created by S’pore’s Bitters & Love

Run Rabbit Run: New ‘neighborhood bar’ serves up cocktails co-created by S’pore’s Bitters & Love

While nightlife in Makati’s Poblacion district is still a pretty laid-back scene compared to other spots in the city (ahem, BGC), a bulk of the establishments that have...

Drinks with a view: Try these five ‘remedies’ in Makati’s Antidote bar

Drinks with a view: Try these five ‘remedies’ in Makati’s Antidote bar

Antidote is one of the newest bars in Makati City and it sits on the roof deck of the Five Star I’M Hotel in up-and-always-coming Poblacion in Makati City. It’s name...

Best hidden bars in Metro Manila: Where to find whiskey cocktails, mojitos, beergheritas

Best hidden bars in Metro Manila: Where to find whiskey cocktails, mojitos, beergheritas

A few years ago, speakeasies were a new concept in Manila, but today, they’re arguably even more popular than your regular pub. Inspired by hidden bars during the 1920s...

Mysticism, folklore, and the craft beer culture in the Philippines

Mysticism, folklore, and the craft beer culture in the Philippines

It’s a wonderful time to be a beer drinker in the Philippines. Thanks to the recent explotion of the craft beer culture in the country, there’s now a broad range of local...


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Coconuts Manila Bars & Nightlife

Scared of getting bored at 10pm or 2am? If you’re planning a nightout, but don’t know where to start, we’ll gladly guide you through the hippest and trendiest places that come to life after sundown. Whether you're looking for a pub for a wholesome boys-only affair or a fancy restaurant to visit with your cocktail-slingin’ twentysomething friends, Coconuts Manila’s nightlife section will help you plan a fun and entertainment-filled evening. Because we’re completely authentic, we’ll even tell you about the places that you might be embarassed to ask about. One of our most popular articles is a list of girly bars in Manila. We also have an awesome compilation of KTV bars and rooftop drinking spots. Whether you are going out with your bae, your friends or your family, we’ve got you covered. Click on this for your Friday night plans.