If you’re contemplating on what things to do in Makati on a weekend, you’re in the right page. Despite being a concrete jungle in Manila, there are a lot of fun things to do and explore in one of the busiest Central Business District in the Philippines.
For the hungry
Grab a bite or two
This city has a lot to offer for those who are seeking to satisfy their cravings for good food. From Hole in the Wall concepts like the one found in Century Mall to easily accessible food and lifestyle night market in Dolphin Garden. You may also find a lot of hidden gems across the city similar to Little Tokyo if you are drooling for Japanese Food. If you’re one who loves to explore exceptional modern Asian cuisine and appreciates a unique take on Mediterranean dishes, head on to Flame Restaurant and Restaurant Tapenade respectively, and experience an unparalleled rendition of your preferred fare.
Stay for a drink
After you satiate with your chosen grub, head on to one or two of many places where you can drink and chow some more. If you’re looking for a speakeasy place to drink with your friends, you may explore the streets of Poblacion, Chino Roces, or Jupiter Street where you can find roof deck and hidden bars if you’re too keen. Want an exclusive place to savor a drink? You may go straight to The Gilarmi Lounge and experience first-hand the personalized service their bartenders offer. How about a breathe taking view of the Makati skyline to go with your booze? Edge Bar would be the perfect spot to try.
Delve into Farmer’s Market at Legazpi
Interested in all things healthy? Aside from hopping in between restaurants in Makati, you might as well try to devour in Legazpi Village’s Sunday Market. While it opens at 7 AM and end at 2 PM, it’s ideal to go there early to enjoy the freshest produce of the batch. From mushroom fries to Turkish pizzas, organic ice popsicles to Moroccan comfort food, you’ll find something for you there.
For someone seeking for his peace and quiet
When you’re fully accustomed to the fast-paced life in this CBD, having your peace and quiet would be one of the top things that you’ll have to do in Makati. The best thing to do to accomplish that would be to get lost in the park and let yourself be one with nature. The Ayala Triangle Gardens would be the most accessible green space in Makati while for something nostalgic, the Washington Sycip Park would be the best for you to explore.
For a usual or an unusual night out
Solve a Mystery in Makati
Unleash your inner Sherlock Holmes when you visit Mystery Manila in Makati by unlocking mental and physical puzzles while you’re locked in a room within an hour before you can go out. Test the camaraderie with your family and friends under pressure.
Revel in your retail therapy while you stroll inside the commercial hubs in Makati City. From the luxurious boutiques in Greenbelt and Glorietta to more casual shops in Makati Cinema Square.