5 Secret Coffee Spots in Manila

Coffee Spots in Manila Philippines

Manila may be a heaving metropolis but as with any city of about 15 million, you’ll find oases of culture and creativity hidden amid the urban jungle.In traffic-ridden city, having a job that allows you to work at home can be heaven-sent. The availability of the internet — however slow it may be — means there’s no need to suffer through standstill traffic or inhumane commutes.

However, working at home also has its drawbacks. If you live alone, it can get lonely not seeing other people in the flesh. That’s why aside from co-working spaces, coffee shops remain a perfect option for entrepreneurs and freelancers. There is a wide number of coffee shops in Metro Manila and as your local guide your guide in the Philippines, we have gathered 5 best secret coffee shops you’ll surely love!

 

1. Poison Doughnuts

Coffee Spots in Manila

POISON is a coffee and doughnut shop by Chef Miko Aspiras in collaboration with Charles Paw, the Hydra Design Group by Dan Matutina, and La Marzocco of the Yardstick group. The name is a play on the whole villain theme of Hydra (from the Marvel Cinematic Universe) with poison as a weapon.

 

2. SGD Coffee Bodega

Coffee Spots in Manila

One of Manila’s best-kept secrets. It sits quietly along side a residential street in No. 45 Maalalahanin St. The road is narrow and the neighborhood is quiet. If you are anything like me, who will go above and beyond Manila’s traffic to get a good cup of coffee bundled with a solid ambiance then SGD Coffee Bodega by Coffee Science Center is an interesting find for you.

 

3. Caferista

5 Secret Coffee Spots in Manila

One of the most aesthetically beautiful themed-cafés in the city, serving a mean cup of good coffee, and delicious light snacks and goodies.Located at 11 Brixton St, Pasig, 1603 Metro Manila.

 

4.Jiro Coffee Studio

Coffee Spots in Manila

A very cozy, warm, relaxing and friendly coffee shop, Jiro Coffee Studio. A hidden gem in Brgy Paligsahan in Quezon City. A must visit place for coffee lovers!

 

5. Habitual Coffee

5 Secret Coffee Spots in Manila

Where You’ll Find the Best AeroPress Hand-Brewed Coffee in Metro Manila.While other specialty coffee shops might provide you with a number of hand brew options such as a Hario V60, Chemex, or French Press, Habitual Coffee only uses the AeroPress to make hand brewed coffee. Located in Makati City.