Nightlife in Manila: The top five experiences to get a taste of Manila’s exuberant nightlife.



A country’s capital city always has an edge over the other cities. When it is about travel experiences in the Philippines’ capital city, the appealing advantage is undoubtedly the nightlife in Manila, said to be one of the top places offering the best nightlife in the whole of Asia. Truly, the nightlife is more sparkling in this multicultural, metropolitan city. Start looking for the best deals on flights to Manila to embark on an amazing holiday!

If the hype surrounding the nightlife in a city with the highest number of nightclubs and entertainment districts (compared to other cities in the Philippines) confounds and excites you at the same  time, take help of our article for the best nightlife experience in Manila.

El Chupacabra: Mexican food and cheap beers

For a night of food and drinks, head towards El Chupacabra, a bar and casual dining spot in Makati. The restaurant is Mexican-themed; they serve Mexican-American food, its name is inspired by a monstrous creature in American folklore, and the inner walls of the restaurant have Aztec designs. A few tables and chairs are arranged outside the restaurant near the smoky grills on the street to complete the Mexican vibes. Locals and expatriates love the authentic Mexican taco and barbecue food, besides the extremely cheap and good beer!

Location: 5782 Felipe Street corner Polaris Street, Makati.

Open Hours: 11:00am to 12:00 am (Sunday to Wednesday); 11:00am to 3:00 am (Thursday to Saturday)

Valkyrie:  Manila’s nightlife hotspot

Renamed as ‘XYLO at The Palace,’ partying at this hip and happening night club in Manila is the dream of many clubbers. Why not, it is the largest nightclub in the city with two floors, the top floor overlooking the ground floor. The huge club can accommodate over 2000 people, and the second floor features 6 private skyboxes and VIP tables. The royal palace, opulent interiors, large concert-like stage, dazzling disco lights, EDM music – clubbing here takes your nightlife experience in Manila to the next level!

Location: 9th Avenue, corner 36th street, Uptown Bonifacio, BGC, Taguig City.

Open Hours: 10:00pm to 5:00am (Wednesday to Saturday)

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Tutuban Night Market: Shopping from dusk till dawn

During a time when the regular malls in the Metro Manila shut down, a scintillating night market opens up in the Mayhaligue street of Manila. More than 300 well-organized outdoor stalls sell clothes, jewelry, footwear, house ware, leather bags, toys, and many more quality products at cheaper rates. Locals and tourists flock to this night market in Manila for the best all-night shopping experience. You can also satiate your off-time food cravings at the food court that dishes out the tasty Filipino food!

Location: Mayhaligue St, Tondo, Metro Manila.

Open Hours: 06:00pm to 5:00am

City of Dreams complex: A crazy and loud night at the entertainment complex

City of Dreams is a 6.2-hectare integrated resort and casino that also houses the top hotels, bars, nightclubs, and KTV rooms, which means that you have a lot of options to spend the night with miscellaneous activities. It is the busiest complex running 24 hours on all the seven days of the week and is one of the best places to enjoy the nightlife in Manila in style. Try your luck playing casino, drink and dance at the upscale bars and clubs, dine at the luxurious restaurants and hotels, and browse around the Shops at the Boulevard mall! Traveling to Manila is the nicest thing to do, isn’t it?

Location: Asean Avenue corner, Roxas Boulevard, Parañaque City.

House Manila: A world-class club in Manila

Right in front of Terminal 3 of Manila Airport situates the classy club called House Manila in Resorts World Manila. One of the popular high-end clubs in Manila, the lavish venue with 400 seats can accommodate up to 1500 members. International and local DJs play Electronic Dance Music, and there’s an extensive collection of drinks to choose from. It is a highly recommended club for a luxurious nightlife experience in Manila.

Location: Holiday Inn Express, Manila Newport City, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City.

Open Hours: 10:00 pm to 5:00 am (Wednesday to Saturday)

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