Robinsons Galleria is situated in a very busy district in Metro Manila but it is surprisingly cozy and quiet. For mall goers who would like a great shopping experience minus the hordes of people, this mall is a fine choice. Another good thing about Robinsons Galleria is that it has a number of mid-range boutiques and an assortment of restaurants.
Tucked away from the busy business district, I’m Angus Steakhouse is a frequent dining destination for those who love steak and those who do not like dining in crowded places.
Murray and D´Vine serves uniquely shaped burgers, ribs, and a range of international wines. Apparently, this uncommon mix appeals to foreigners in particular, as around 75 percent of the guests are non-Filipinos.
22 Prime offers great food and drinks along with a nice view of Ortigas. It is located on the 22nd floor of Discovery Suites.
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.
Just want to have a good time with an international crowd, have some drinks at the bar, watch sports or listen to live music, and enjoy delicious Creole Cajun cooking? Come to Murray's New Orleans!
One of Malugay’s go-to places to satisfy one’s cravings, Wingman at The Collective offers wings - buffalo wings and deep fried wings to be exact.
The sportsbar Heckle and Jeckle has always been a favorite expat hangout in the Jupiter and Burgos area in Makati City.
A go-to place for drinks while at the Alabang Town Center, the San Mig Pub & Bistro still has the same old-school charm as when it opened its doors for beer drinkers and foodies alike.
Howzat is a sports bar that clearly caters to an international crowd. Located in the Jupiter-Burgos-Kalayaan HotSpot, it shows international sport events, has a good selection of imported beers, an international menu, and a deli with rare goods from Europe.
The Columns is home to may Megacitizens but the area is also frequented by non-residents because of its restaurants. This includes Kopiroti, New Bombay, Joey Pepperoni among others. It is also home to one Bank of the Philippine Islands branch.
Market! Market!’s name has exclamation points for a reason. Location and selection are the outdoor mall’s strengths making it a favorite shopping spot for those who like to shop in a clean and airy environment.
The Rockwell Center is located at the outer rim of the Megacity's financial district featuring an upper class shopping experience away from the crowds. It offers a variety of local and international shopping places along with a number of restaurants.
Resorts World Manila (RWM) is an integrated resort come tourist hub inspired by the success of Resorts World Genting in Malaysia. There is so much to do and only so little time. Resorts World is more of an entertainment temple than a conventional mall.
Just called "Shang" by its patrons, the Shangri-La Plaza Mall features high-end boutiques and houses many of the metro’s best fine dining restaurants.
As one of the largest malls in the world, SM Mall of Asia (MOA) justifies its name. The huge conglomeration of shopping and dining opportunities with its adjacent boulevard strip of bars in stone-throwing range of the Manila Bay is simply amazing.
The Greenhills Shopping Center is a shopping paradise. It is more crowded, smaller and busier than other malls, in some areas making you feel more like being in a bazaar. But if you love shopping – or you are looking to get your hands on some nice pearls – Greenhills is the place to go.
Greenbelt is not only a conglomeration of five upscale malls with fashion boutiques and designer stores. The malls frame a lush green park with a chapel, koi pond, little pathways, and a high number of exquisite bars and restaurants. The garden setting makes Greenbelt the prime option for dining away from the traffic of Makati City.
Originally a park, Glorietta today forms the heart of Ayala Center, the giant shopping district of Makati City with its interconnected malls and department stores. Glorietta offer a wide variety of retail products, dining options and entertainment, making it a popular venue for family shopping sprees as well as night outs with friends.
The Cash & Carry Mall is a hidden pearl, especially for those living in the Makati Alternative and International Hotdot and in the Legazpi Hotspot. With a small movie theatre, a supermarket, usual lunch and dining options as well as a bazaar and clothing stores, Cash & Carry is a low price alternative to the Greenbelt and Glorietta malls.
The Alabang Town Center is always good for some shopping in the Alabang Hotspot. And more than that, its cozy atmosphere and choice of restaurants invites for a luncheon with colleagues or dinner with friends and family. The mediterranean ambiance shields from the busy life in the Megacity.
Edsa Shangri-La is a world-class hotel for business as well as leisure travelers. Located in the heart of Ortigas, this hotel offers ultimate luxury and personalized service.
There is an abundance of free Wi-Fi spots in Metro Manila especially in the business, shopping and entertainment districts. Take a look at this article here so you know where to find them. We also added tips on online safety while using public Internet access.
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.