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Manila Malate and Other Nightlife


Manila has a very vibrant nightlife scene. There are a lot of clubs, bars and things to do at night in the area. And since it is relatively safe, it is a great way to engage with the locals and tourists alike. Here is some information you may be interested in learning about nightlife in Malate, Manila.

What to Expect of the Clubs and Bars

The clubs and bars are welcoming to all types of people and from all walks of life. When you enter the bars and clubs in the area, you will see locals mixing with tourists and people from all social and economic stations. It is also important to note the bars in the area are gay-friendly. Some bars in the areas specifically cater to bi-sexual, gay, lesbian and transgender groups, while most others just seem to welcome everyone.

Interesting Bars and Clubs to Visit

There are many unique bars and clubs in the area. Some include

  • O BAR featuring male dancers, drag divas and DJ’s pumping out music.
  • The Hobbit House, which has a Lord of the Rings theme and features midgets as the servers.
  • Cafe Havana, which is a lively Latin bar.
  • Endangered Species is a high-end club for the younger, good looking crowd.

Alternatives to Bars and Clubs

If drinking and clubbing is not your thing, many restaurants also stay open late into the evening. And later in the night, they bring in musicians or comedians to entertain the crowd, making these a great alternative nighttime option for those who would rather forego the bars and clubs.

Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about nightlife in Manila.

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