14 Bars in Metro Manila for Every Kind of Dad


Cheers, Dad!

The only thing better than drinking a bottle of beer is drinking a bottle of beer with dad! With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to bond with the #1 man in your life. We’ve put together a list of restobars and gastropubs for every kind of dad out there.

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For the dads who hog the TV remote when there’s a game on… Bugsy’s

Bugsy’s is a full-service bar and bistro serving drinks and comfort food. They offer lunch specials and a monthly specials menu with a rotating roster of meals like Grilled Tenderloin, Salmon Belly, and Stuffed Porkchop. It’s a fun place to catch sporting events

Fun fact: Get up to ₱400 off your bill if you book a table with Booky at Bugsy's Bar and Bistro Muntinlupa branch or get Buy 1 Get 1 Margaritas for ₱185 at their Taguig branch!
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For the dads who love to unWINEd… Planet Grapes

wine and tapas bar and restaurant that showcases enjoyable, affordable wines, Filipino comfort food and street food pairings. Guests are offered flexible options to try a sip, a half glass, or full glass of wine.

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For the dads who were gamers “back in the day”… Versus Barcade

Versus Barcade is the first bar-arcade in the Philippines where you can eat, drink and play. Serving classic drinks from a wide selection of alcohol and even more classic arcade games like PacMan, Street Fighter, NBA Jam, Pinball, and more – you name it, they have it.

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G/F Uptown Parade, 9th Ave cor 38th St, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig 

For the dads who don’t go to sleep until you get home… Hops & Brews

Hops & Brews offers great drinks from morning ’til late at night. They offer specialty coffees derived from single origin beans to power up your day, and classic cocktails to satisfy your after-work thirst.

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7862 Makati Avenue, Poblacion, Makati
(0916) 785 0568

For the dads who aren’t ashamed to declare their love for flavored beer… Tipsy Pig Gastropub

Another hit by Ton Gonzales, Tipsy Pig Gastropub is not only a go-to bar to get drinks with your friends, it’s also a one-of-a-kind restaurant that offers a delectable gastronomic experience! Must-tries are the Beer Can ChickenBoneless Crispy Pata, and their Belly Good Sisig Tacos. From their drinks, the Salted Caramel beer and Peach beer won us over.

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For the dads who are boujee…Torch Restaurant

Torch serves international fusion cuisine specializing in sushi, steak and pizzas. Signature dishes include the Volcano Roll, Salpicao Medallion and panizzas.

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For the dads who are the definition of macho… The Belle & Dragon

The Belle & Dragon is a gastropub that highlights Western & Asian cuisine, with dishes like curry calamari and masala mac and cheese. They also offer a special selection of imported and local craft beers.

BONUS: Make your way to the back and through the ornate wardrobe doors - you'll find yourself at Mandalay Whisky & Cigars, an Indochine-inspired speakeasy right inside B&D!
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100 OPL Building, C Palanca Street, Legazpi Village, Makati
(02) 625-8828

For the dads who have embraced dadbod… Vikings

Vikings is the absolute best buffet experience in the country. Gather up your friends and family and embark on your greatest food adventure yet. Be merry, eat hearty and feast like a Viking today. Don’t forget, beverages are drink-all-you-can… that includes unlimited wine and draft beer! 

Insider tip: Get UP TO P200 OFF when you book a table in four of their branches

Carving Station at Vikings
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Wine from Vikings
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For the dads who always to tell you to “ask your mom”… A’Toda Madre

A’Toda Madre is a tequila bar shelving an extensive 100+ bottles of Mexican tequila, mezcal and sotol. It is a drinking bar but also serves authentic Cali-Mex street food such as the ceviche, grilled corn, chili verde con arroz and a taco sampler. A’Toda Madre is a Mexican slang that means ‘totally awesome’.

A'Toda Madre Tequila
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G/F Sunette Tower, Durban St. cor. Makati Ave., Poblacion, Makati
+63 998 999-1521

For the dads whose styles are stuck in the past… Filling Station Bar and Cafe

Filling Station is a 50’s-themed diner and sports bar that serves American, Mexican. and Filipino dishes. It’s a fun place to watch games with the bros, as well as take Riverdale-esque photos with your friends! And for Father’s Day, why not play a round of billiards with dad?

Pool Table and Filling Station Bar Cafe Interiors
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5012 P Burgos St, Poblacion, Makati
(02) 897-2053

For the dads who are pa-bagets in front of all your friends… 12/10 

12/10 is a popular Japanese izakaya-inspired restaurant owned by Thea de Rivera and Gab Bustos of The Girl + The Bull. Crowd favorites from this customize-your own degustation concept include their Salmon Kushiyaki, Katsu Sando and Spicy Tuna. The small plates pair perfectly with cocktails and theirs are some of the best in the Metro!

Twelve Ten Facade
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Twelve Ten Cocktail
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7635 Guijo St, San Antonio Village, Makati
(0915) 663 2823

For the dads who are the head of your wolf pack… Big Bad Wolf

Big Bad Wolf is an art gallery and restaurant that serves big bad meals ranging from sandwiches to steaks. They also offer a wide range of wines, beers and cocktails.

Insider Tip: Get 2 Mojitos for just ₱340 when you use the Booky app! See all the BUY 1 GET 1 promos here.
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Forbes Retail, Forbes Town Center, Burgos Circle, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 822-5833

For the helicopter dads who definitely need a break . . . Lan Kwai Speakeasy

A speakeasy bar that’ll take you to Hong Kong without having to Katipunan, Lan Kwai Speakeasy will offer up a wide variety of dishes from Hong Kong which you can pair well with their hefty cocktail and drink menu.

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42 Esteban Abada St., Loyola Heights, Quezon City
(0917) 805-0180

and here’s one for the dog dads… Refinery

Refinery is a third wave cafe that serves all-day breakfast and brunch items, international comfort dishes, light meals and specialty coffee–but what sets it apart is that it also serves wine and cocktails. More than this, it’s totally pet-friendly!

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White Wine, Red Wine, and Champagne from Refinery
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