1212, MH del Pilar corner of Arquiza Street, Ermita, Manila Tel: (02) 484 0982.
3rd Floor Greenbelt 3, Makati City, Manila Tel: (02) 757 4472.
Website: gay yet straight-friendly pink club in Manila is one of the hottest tickets in town for its wild hedonistic buzz.
The spangled interior hosts long-standing favourite evenings such as a catwalk male talent search plus drag queen performances.
Hedonism and Manila’s nightlife go hand in glove long into the night.
Many first-time foreigners are dazzled by Malate and Ermita’s nocturnal street scene, buzzing with lively clubs and gritty music alongside sleazy girlie bars.
Meanwhile, dedicated clubbers and ice-cool cats are likely to be slinking off to Makati City or Quezon City to seek out drum and bass DJ sets or sip the latest imported vodkas.
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In a city bursting with contemporary Pinoy cultural events, there scarcely appears room for typically classical performances - obvious highbrow arts are flourishing throughout Manila – but check the cultural listings in the free and widely distributed bi-monthly publication, Viva la Cuba at this smart Latino-themed bar in Manila with salsa music every night, piquant snacks and abundant mojitos. Level 1, Greenbelt 3, Ayala Centre, Makati City, Manila Tel: (02) 757 4370.
Website: If Tolkien murals don’t hint at this bar’s theme, the ‘little people’ staffing this long-standing favourite certainly do.
It’s a lively place in Manila with a dark interior popular with foreigners, and serving over 150 different beers.
Listen to nightly music with a bluesy country and western twang.