This is the newest Night Spot in Metro Manila. Because it is just about 5 minutes away from Makati, this place at the Fort is very accessible by a mere taxi ride which would not cost you more than 60 php from Ayala.
The Fort Strip in the oldest Commercial Area of Fort Bonifacio which had it's first boom in late 1990's then bust and then was remodeled in 2004 and at present is undergroing a Boom again even if there are also new commercial areas mushrooming beside it like the bonifacio high street, serendra and market market. The place is packed with people even on weekdays since the area is home to a large expatriate community and large crowds of urban professionals and yuppies who party hard.
People still flock here since it was newly refurbished in 2007.
Dress Code: smart casual
mot establishments open at 11:00 am up to 12:00 am on weekdays and up to 2:00 am on weekends.
European Style Pub with a lively crowd and lots of european expatriates among the patrons hence the place is really authentic plus they have an international selection of beers like stella artois, chimay, hoogarden, tiger beer, Heineken, Sam Adams and more. Both the bottled and draft versions of beers but the price is expensive for Philippine Standards, comparable to the beer price in 5 star hotels. Average price of local beers like san miguel lite and pale pilsen at 150 pesos an order and for 1 glass of stella artois draft or beck's beer is 250 pesos an order. This is esily one of the more popular nite spots in the fort strip area as it it packed with people even on weekdays.
Bar chows are aplenty too and are mostly european stuff like assorted sausages and saurkraut at 400 pesos an order or German Pig Knuckles at 650 pesos an order.
Dress Code: smoking area both inside and outside of the pub so it can really get smoky inside the pub.
smart casual, no flip flops allowed
Mon – Sat: 11:00 am – 2:30 am
Sun: 11:00 am – 12:15 am
the SM Aura Premier Sky Park is situated at the sixt floor of the mixed use mall and it has two entrances, the escalators in the SM Aura Premier Mall and the Public Access Escalators and Stairs outside the entrance to the mall. this Sky Park becomes a beehive of activity at night as it provides sweepeing views of the skyline of the Bonifacio Global City and it has landscaped gardens and a few restaurants and bars in the sky park level where you can eat, dine and drink.
opens: 10:00 am to midnight everyday
admission is free.
Dress Code: casual
the high end version of the dencio's chain of restaurants (dencio's, pugad baboy by dencio's and kabisera by Dencio's. all part of the Pancake House Food Group, I have included this in my nightlife tips as this native filipino comfort food restaurant is known more as a night spot as it has an enclosed air conditioned area for smokers and alcoholic drinkers.
They have the obligatory filipino comfort foods from regional filipino cuisines which can also double as bar chow like crispy pata, inihaw na baboy, pork barbecue, grilled fishes, crispy leaves and more.
their bar area at the enlcosed portion is ideal for a night of booze and smoking as they have a relatively budget prices for the beers and cocktails as you only pay 120 pesos for a buy one take one San Miguel Beer, chilled below zero at the patented chiller. cocktails like mai tai, long island iced tea and tom collins start from 140 to 220 pesos and are also buy one take one from 9:00 pm to 12 midnight everyday.
opens: 10:00 am to 12:00 midnight everyday
Dress Code: casual
i have included this moroccan restaurant cum lounge cum shisha bar as it is more famous as a nitespot in the Fort Strip Area of the Bonifacio Global City. Kasbah is a moroccan restaurant that started in boracay beach in Aklan Province and became popular and they now have this branch at the formerly red kimono japanese restaurant in the Fort Strip. It is owned by a moroccan expatriate and they offer authentic moroccan and arabic dishes, often cooked in the Moroccan Claypot, the tangine, but we were here to partake of the Shisha (also known as hookah) as they have a hookah lounge at the outside of the restaurant for guests too.
hookah flavors are availalbe in many kinds like bubble gum, lemon, mint, strawberry and more and cost 380 pesos for a session (usally lasting for 2 hours). cocktail drinks start at 250 pesos and above per order. local beers at 120 pesos an order and alco-pops like vodka cruiser at 150 pesos an order.
opens: 11:00 am to 12:00 mignight everyday
Dress Code: casual
19 east is a restaurant cum bar, located at the edge of Taguig City, just beside Paranaque City and is a Nightlife hotspot in the Area as it has nightly live bands performing starting from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am everyday. this bar has a smaller air-conditioned area, where the live bands perform everyday and a larger outside al fresco area set in a large garden. it has typical filipino and spanish food and bar chow and has no cover charge for the live bands performing (different sets of band everyday). the prices of local beers and bar chow is relatively cheaper than in the Bonifacio Global City Area.
opens: 11:00 am to 2:00 am everyday
according to their website:
Whether out to unwind or simply chill out with great music and good food, Manila's tired and weary bar habitués could very well head south towards a virtual paradise and experience 19 East's smorgasbord of sensory delights. 19 East, Metro Manila's finest music club and garden restaurant, is a totally unique concept: providing its guests with an incredible listening and dining experience within the cozy ambience of its Music Hall, and a relaxed atmosphere suitable for dining and drinking in its picturesque Garden.
In consonance with 19 East's commitment to showcasing the greatest names in the music industry, catch only the best live performances at the Music Hall. Experience the amazing quality of the Hall's upscale sound system that is unparalleled in the music bar business! Enjoy excellent Filipino cuisine, great service and good music in the Garden Bar. The positive vibe coming from 19 East is sure to be heard for many years to come!
Dress Code: casual, however, no flip flops and shorts allowed.