WITH the mushrooming of tambayan around the Metro, you get dizzy finding a cool and nice place where you can just chillax and enjoy after the punishing shift.
We recommend three resto-bars that more or less answer your entertainment and budget needs which we categorized as Posh, Kaposh, and in-between.
CB Bar & Restaurant
Formerly known as Casablanca, CB Bar and Restaurant KTV and Music Lounge caters to class A clients but now opens its doors to people who are looking for a place to unwind and have fun with its 50% off on every listed beverage or food during happy hours (6 to 8pm). Located at 2nd level Carpark Building, EDSA Shangri-la Plaza, Mandaluyong City Oust above Watering Hole), CB Bar and Resto boasts of its affordable KTV room rates at P4,500 for 10 to 15 pax consumable for the whole night. Different live bands perform on the main lounge every day. Reservations are welcome. Call 687-04-01 to 02.
If you are in a tight budget but still want a day or night of fun with friends and mates, then Mucho's KTV Bar and Resto is the place for you. Mucho's has VIP rooms with unbelievably low rates ranging from P2,500 consumable for a maximum 15 pax, to P3,500 consumable for a maximum of 25 pax for three hours. Mucho's serves mouth-watering pulutan such as crispy pata for P380 and pork sisig for P175 that go well with a bucket of beer for only P180. A free videoke at the main lounge also makes it popular to the 'kaposh' crowd; a total chill after a stressful day of work. Open 24 hours, Mucho's KTV Bar and Resto is located on 88 Meralco Avenue corner Julia Vargas Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Call 683-74-41.
AMID THE POSH AND KAPOSH
If you are looking for a cozy place that serves a wide variety of foods from Filipino, Japanese to Chinese cuisines and just around Quezon City, check out Danny's Grill along Timog Avenue corner Scout Tuazon. The food is budget-friendly and is served flaming hot. Its speciality is Flaming Tuna for only P80 per 100 grams. Live bands play at 9 every night. The place is also a good venue for events like parties, team buildings, and meetings. Its KTV room on the second floor can accommodate 50 persons. Danny's Grill is open every day from 11pm to 5 am (except Sunday until 3 am only). It has branches on Macapagal Avenue and Paranaque