Drinking holes can be found all over Metro Davao. You can even say that they’ve scattered all in just about every corner of the city.
What’s great is that you can get your alcohol fix wherever it’s convenient, but what’s not so great is the present crowd that could be the complete contrary to your liking.
If you are in search of a good spot to unwind with drinks and catch up with friends, sans the hassle of noisy hordes of people, you will find the selections below to be helpful suggestions:
- De Boerderij
De Boerderij is a quaint little hole in the wall, just along McArthur highway near NCCC Mall. You might not think much of it at first glance, but you shouldn’t judge a pub by its exterior.
There you’ll find an intriguing array of imported beers and liquors, as well as eye-catching interiors. The place is never uncomfortably packed, so you can enjoy a pleasant conversation throughout the night.
- Cellar de Oboza
Cellar de Oboza is a chic restaurant located in the Oboza compound along Rizal Street; which has a relaxing ambience. It’s a great place to sip on some wine and nibble on some good eats.
Inside the cellar is flattering lighting and comfortable seating, but outside is where the real charm is. You’ll immediately be allured by the immaculate grass lawn and enchanting landscape. For a noteworthy night, Cellar de Oboza will definitely deliver.
- Forth &Tay
Forth &Tayis located in Damosa and is the place to go for an impressive assortment of imported drinks. Its setting is trulycomfortable, not to mention parking will never be an object—there is an expansive lot so big that on some nights, you may even watch skaters do their tricks.
You will definitely delight in the scene of Forth &Tay. You will be able to enjoy your bottles at your leisure, and occupy a relaxed space of your preference.
- Karl’s KoffeeKorner
Karl’s KoffeeKorner in Dacudao is definitely a place worth visiting. If you want a quiet spot to drink beer with friends, Karl’s is for you. On some nights, you might be lucky enough to be entertained by live musicians too.
Karl’s is open 24 hours. However, Davao City has a strict liquor ban past 2am; be sure to keep that in mind. What’s more is that after you get your alcohol fix, you can mellow down with a good cup of coffee before heading home.
Davao City is indeed a promising urban area. You will be happily accommodated whether you prefer big, rowdy, and crowded venues or intimate and quiet locations. Cheers to that!