17 of the Perfect Pubs in Metro Manila for the Best Draft Beer


Tears for fears, cheers for beers.

Through good times and bad, there’s always an occasion for you to hit your favorite bar. Nothing is better than when you’re together with good friends, but a pint of draft beer can top that.

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Hop onto a high chair at the bar and indulge in a few rounds of beer, straight from the tap. Take your pick of any of these pubs that will hit the spot.

Grape Escape: Wine Lounge – Maginhawa Street

Grape Escape Wine Lounge + Kitchen is a casual wine and dine experience where you can pair wine or beer with a Spanish-Italian inspired cuisine that offers Brick Oven Pizza and Tapas.

Also read: 15 of the Best Restaurants with Unlimited Wine Promos in Manila
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99 Maginhawa Street, Teacher’s Village, Quezon City
(02) 405 2546

Batala Bar – Makati

 At Batala Bar, you can enjoy local craft beers, cocktails, burgers, quesadilla, and even networking events and other gatherings. Embracing sustainability and our local heritage, they also have a number of local vendors, a hydroponic garden, and vegan options! Read our full feature here.

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830 Arnaiz Ave, San Lorenzo, Makati
(0918) 908-2262

Single Origin – various branches

Single Origin is a new hangout spot where coffee and alcohol lovers can find common ground. Single Origin features a hefty breakfast & lunch menu, dinner menu and beverage list including specialty coffee and alcohol-based drinks. Try their special draft beers Little Heifer Mt Macedon and the Road Trip IPA.

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Alchemy Bistro Bar – Poblacion

Alchemy Bistro Bar serves European-themed cuisines, wood-fired pizzas, and a wide array of local and international beverages. Menu must tries are the fall off the bone Lamb Shank and other French-European food fare.

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4893 Durban Street, Poblacion, Makati
(02) 500 7398

Backyard Kitchen + Brew – various branches

Backyard Kitchen + Brew is a farm-to-table bar and grill concept that serves modern comfort food with a twist by Chef Edward Bugia of Pino. It also serves a wide selection of beverages and craft beers.

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Rue Bourbon – various branches

Rue Bourbon is popular for their drinks menu ranging from plain beer to mixed drinks. This New Orleans themed restaurant also has food menu ranging from bar grubs to full heavy meals. It’s a place easily filled up by yuppies around its area.

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Tipsy Pig – Burgos Circle

Tipsy Pig is a man pub most popular for it’s signature brews, extensive beverage list and good food. It’s the newest venture from the group that brought us Locale Gastrobar and Reserve.

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Forbes Town Center, Burgos Circle, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 952 6877

Tap Station – Burgos Circle

Tap Station is a proudly Filipino brewery that serves fresh off-the-tap beers. They also offer an extensive list of local and international craft beers.

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Forbes Town Center, Burgos Circle, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 946-3797

Polilya – Makati

Polilya serves reinvented global bar chows. Some dishes and cocktails are infused with local craft beer by Engkanto Brewery.

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5767 Ebro Street, Poblacion, Makati
(0927) 244-5409

Big Bad Wolf – Burgos Circle

Big Bad Wolf is a restaurant and bar set in an upscale Brooklyn loft-cum-art gallery inspired space. It offers all-day breakfast, steaks and other comfort food favorites from Chef Kato of now defunct Le Souffle Kitchen.

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Forbes Retail, Forbes Town Center, Burgos Circle, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 822-5833

Liberty Kitchen + Bar – Eastwood City

Liberty serves Asian fusion cuisine, specializing in noodles, baos, skewers and other contemporary dishes.

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Eastwood Citywalk 1, Libis, Quezon City
(02) 975-9750

Draft Gastropub – various branches

Draft Gastropub is a casual dining, hipster restobar perfect for a night chill with friends. They serve a wide-range of quality European beers and a hefty serving of your favorite late-night comfort food.

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Smoky Bastard – Century City Mall

Tucked in the corner of Hole in the Wall, Smoky Bastard lines up a great selection of craft, draft beers in a mixture of Western and Filipino brews.

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Hole In The Wall, 4/F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave, Poblacion, Makati

The Brewery At The Palace – Uptown Bonifacio

The Brewery At The Palace guarantees to serve the freshest beer in the Metro. They also offer dishes like Onion Soup, Hanger Steak, and Truffled Mushroom Grilled Cheese Sandwich crafted by Chef Carlo Miguel.

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The Palace, 9th Ave cor 32nd St, Uptown Bonifacio, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(0917) 813 9429

St. Patrick’s Irish Pub – Kapitolyo

Sport your greens and buckles, because St. Patrick’s Irish Pub will bring out the lucky leprechaun in you. Load up on their draft beers and make everyday feel like St. Patrick’s Day.

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24D East Capitol Dr, Kapitolyo, Pasig
(02) 654 4881

The Perfect Pint – various branches

The Perfect Pint is a go-to restaurant bar for local craft beers and fine food pairings. All-day breakfast, bar chows, pizzas, pastas and sandwiches are served.

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Alamat Filipino Pub & Deli – Poblacion

Standing out for serving craft beer for the people, Alamat Filipino Pub & Deli embraces our culture with Filipino craft beers straight from the tap and into your cold mugs.

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2/F 5666 Don Pedro St, Poblacion, Makati
(0917) 530 2580

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