Hotspot Area: Jupiter
Although surrounded by girlie bars that are quite popular in the area, Woodman’s Head maintains a decent bar atmosphere where one can enjoy authentic British cuisine and a couple of drinks.
The sportsbar Heckle and Jeckle has always been a favorite expat hangout in the Jupiter and Burgos area in Makati City.
Handlebar is the venue for bikers and rockers in Makati. If you do not possess a motorcycle and leather vest, there are still enough reasons to check it out, as it offers live music, sports TV, and perhaps the longest happy hour in Metro Manila.
Do you reach for the sky in everything that you do? You should take up quarters in the Gramercy Residences! With 71 storeys and a height of 302 meters, this residential tower in Makati offers the most breathtaking views of Metro Manila.
Located centrally in the financial capital of the Philippines, Berjaya Makati Hotel offers easy access to shopping malls in downtown Makati and the central business district.
This HotSpot is conveniently located in the North-East of Makati and as such makes it a prime destination for after-work hours. No matter if you still have to wait for the traffic to decrease before heading home, looking for an informal meeting place or just relax or party after a contract has been signed: this HotSpot is what you need. Jupiter, Burgos, Kalayaan offers all you need for the above-mentioned and more. You want to relax first? Try a quick massage. Heading home later? Get some ice-cold beer while singing your heart out at the local karaoke bar. It's time for chill-out? Go to one of the Megacitizens' favorite hangout places in Metro Manila.
"Quick Escapes" was the topic of the first "Stammtisch" Meeting in 2015, and Manila's Megacitizens had a lot travel tips to share.
What are the yearly event highlights for the expats and Megacitizens of Metro Manila? The Megacitizens "Stammtisch" Meeting in September will discuss this and other questions concerning the good life in the Philippines at Le Cafe Curieux, Makati City.
Cooking is treated as a tradition by the Hosseins and for generations, the Hosseins have celebrated the family legacy and heritage through good food. Chef Hossein brings together his country’s rich history and cultural influences on the dining table together with the recipes that were passed on from one generation to the next.
When Chef Lau opened his own restaurant, discriminating foodies in the metro went abuzz that an International Master Chef has replaced Malacca on Jupiter.
Giligan's is a Philippine chain of restaurants with local beers and huge party platters for little money. The branch in the A Venue Mall offers daily live music and awaits you with a cozy outside area along Makati Avenue.
Queen’s Crystal Garden Restaurant is an authentic Indian and Indonesian restaurant located on Jupiter Street.
Mey Lin Pot & Noodle House is a chain of Chinese restaurants that serve perhaps the best chicken mushroom noodle soup in town.
Korea Garden Restaurant has opened in Jupiter Street four decades ago, in 1974. It is a large place compared to neighboring restaurants and there is ample parking space too. That is why the Korea Garden Restaurant is the usual choice for those who are craving for Korean food and do not want to be hassled by looking for a parking spot on the busy streets of Makati.
Many patrons say that this is the original Turkish disco. It is of course not a discotheque, as one would see that Argos is an alfresco Mediterranean dining place that overlooks the busy P. Burgos street in Manila.
Legend of India is one of the newer restaurants on Jupiter Street. The place serves authentic Indian cuisine including a selection of desserts in their take out counter.
Pipino promises creative and 100% plant-based versions of Filipino dishes, coming in generous servings. And since recently they offer a food kit that ensures you get your daily dose of vegetarian meals delivered to your door during the week.
With it's grilled or sizzling specialties and buckets of beer, it's Grilla Bar. It is a typical Philippine resto bar for long lunches or night outs of bigger groups.
The café near Burgos Street is the perfect place in Manila to celebrate the National Day of France, not only for French citoyens.