THE CLUBBING SCENE:
Although the city boasts an overwhelming number of girly bars, the clubbing scene has seen significant developments in Angeles City and is often populated by the very dancers you see on the stage after they finish work. These local super-clubs attract people from all walks of life, whether you are looking to go in there and pick up one of the girls working in the bar or someone from a more western style of life. It is not uncommon to see upper-class models and local ladies partying in these venues.
Over the years these super-clubs have hosted some of the biggest names including The Black Eyed Peas who hosted the number one club in the city, High Society. The most recently established club is The Mansion in Friendship, focusing on their passion for house music.
Must See Clubs: High Society, Skytrax and The Mansion.
LIVE BAND DISCOS:
Angeles City is home to some amazing vocal talent whether you are looking for classic rock or a more modern experience. Some of the most popular venues in the town include R&B Club in Friendship and Klub Bossa in Diamond Subdivision.
Some smaller establishments continue to make a contribution to the live music scene including Phillies Sports Bar & Grill on regular occasion.
Must See Venues: R&B Club and Klub Bossa
LIVE BAND RESTO-BARS:
Jazz Grill under the Balibago bridge and KM 91 in Mabiga, Mabalacat, are two examples of open air music bars that are gaining a lot of popularity in the area. Other restobars of this type include El Potro and Rob’s Gastropub, although Rob’s has air-conditioning and a pull-up bar.
Closer to Marquee Mall there is a venue known as The Meshiya, which is a mix of girlie bar and open air live band bar.
Must See Venues: Jazz Grill and KM 91
One of the leading resto-pubs in the city collapsed recently after changing hands several times, however there are still a range of viable venues where you can enjoy a traditional beer with the guys. Whether you are looking for a traditional bar like Phillie’s Sports Grill or a beer garden like Bretto’s Grill & Sports Bar, there is something for everybody.
You will find resto-pubs open in the surrounding areas of Fields Avenue as you move towards the Perimeter Road bar scene.
Must See Pubs: Phillies and Bretto’s Grill & Sports Bar
If you have ever visited the walking street before, you will no doubt be familiar with the parallel street filled with more KTV bars then you can count. Most often populated by locals and girls working on Fields Avenue, these bars offer you the experience to show off your voice.
Although karaoke is not the traditional tourist style of having a drink, it is never a bad stop when you have the company of some pleasurable ladies who enjoy a song or two.
Some of the upper class KTV bars include Yatch Club (near Donald Paul Apartelle) and Secret Garden (Opposite Pacific Breeze), both highly populated by Korean nationals. Seastory on Fields Avenue is part restaurant, part KTV house – with good food to boot.
Must See KTVs: Yacht Club, Secret Garden, and Seastory
We all love to jump around the bizarre nightlife that Field’s Avenue has to offer however we all need some time to chill out and relax, whether you are in the company of a lovely lady or alone. Enjoy some of the Angeles City skyline with a visit to some of the leading lounges in town including the Skybar located at Azzuro Hotel on MacArthur Highway.
Other lounges that boast a cozy and sophisticated atmosphere include The Living Room (Queens Hotel) and The Rooftop (Central Park Tower).
Must See Lounges: Skybar & The Living Room
GO-GO or GIRLY BARS:
Here in Angeles City, you will find hundreds of bars referred to as a go-go bar or girly bar, referring to a nightlife establishment employing dancers on the stage who can be called at your convenience to socialise. You will find everything from the tiny bars where some men can’t fit into the comfort room to multi-story mega bars employing hundreds of dancers.
Angeles City boasts several strips including the legendary Walking Street which comes to life at night-time and the early afternoon Perimeter Road which is consistently hosting expatriates
Must See Bars: Lollipop, Gecko’s, Atlantis, Crystal Palace, Club Asia
Other Popular Bars: Voodoo, King’s Landing, Color Bar, and Q Bar