Top 5 High-End Bars In Makati

It’s been a long week and you’re craving for a well-deserved night of a drink or few. Where do you go? To your nearest bar, of course. Bars are perfect for socializing, narrating your entertaining encounters of the day with your peers, or just simply lazing the night away with a few cocktails. And what better place to meet new people and down a few drinks than in the metropolitan, business district maze itself? Aside from its towering buildings and artsy, picturesque spaces, Makati is also known for its nightlife—varying from affordable yet Instagram-worthy drinking areas to sophisticated, high-end bars and lounges.

For your needed unwinding, we have listed 5 of the most luxurious bars you can find within Makati providing you with a cozy and ruckus-free atmosphere:


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Not only is it luxurious, the Antidote Bar at I’M Hotel is the first and only jellyfish-themed rooftop bar in the Philippines which makes it a one of a kind. 

The bar welcomes its guests with a magnificent jellyfish aquarium embraced in colorful luminescent lights. Sip your glass and have lengthy conversations with your peers in comfort with the bar’s plush lounge chairs and top-quality furnishings. Antidote does not fall short on their menu, either. You will be given an endless selection of gastronomical, flavorful meals and drink offerings such as their staple sous-vide cocktails expertly concocted by a world-renowned Bar Mace from New York.

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Buddha Bar


Buddha Bar is equipped with numerous balconies and an outside terrace which will give you a lot of room to enjoy the night, mingle with people or chill by yourself.

Surrounded with amber-colored lighting infused with reds and gold, rich mahogany furnishings, decorative wood panels, and traditional decors, you will surely not bore your eyes as there is always something fascinating in every space. Buddha Bar serves a fusion of Chinese, Japanese, Thai, East Asian, and a few Western cuisines along with their sparkling refreshments.

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Dr. Wine


If you’re looking for a place that knows its wines and has an impressive selection of reds and whites, Dr. Wine in Makati is established for that purpose.

The ground floor of Dr. Wine is conveniently furnished with a long communal table which can be used by a big group, or just for people who wants to mingle with strangers. There are also comfy, high-quality sofas and contemporary art decorations enhancing the bar’s atmosphere. Satisfy your cravings with Dr. Wine’s world-class menu filled with international delectables, along with their wine menu which will leave you itching a sip on each drink. You can also enjoy Dr. Wine’s rooftop bar where you can marvel at Makati’s stunning skylines.

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Raffles Long Bar


Located on the ground floor of Raffles Hotel in Makati, Raffles Long Bar will awe its guests with its sophisticated and upscale environment. The Long Bar is perfect for a relaxed and laid-back night out with its soothing lounge and jazz music while being surrounded with individuals who are also taking a break from the noise and bustles of daily life. They are also equipped with an outdoor terrace should you need a smoking break or a more intimate and carefree surrounding.

You should definitely try out their signature cocktails: the Makati Luxury Sling which incorporates a 24-karat gold as its key ingredient.

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Salon De Ning


If you find yourself at The Peninsula in Makati, make sure you don’t miss the chance to step foot at Salon De Ning, a glamorously distinct bar surrounded with art decorations and detailing like their exceptional upside-down parasol chandeliers reminiscing Shanghai in their 1930s glory. Salon De Ning is equipped with plush lounge table settings, a stage where you can marvel nightly musical performances, and four themed rooms for a more intimate gathering.

Salon De Ning’s menu consists of some of the most uniquely created cocktails including their signature Ning Sling, which is a perfect blend of palatable fruit liqueur and juices.

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