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Oarhouse Pub of Manila


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$4 - $10
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Was there for a date with my wife. But the food was subpar for the price. I ordered chicken with blue cheese and eggplant in mozarella the chicken was a bit poor, small cutted in small pieces, the blue cheese was nice the eggplant was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul Mitchell G
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This is basically the journalists bar with a really cool and cosy atmosphere. Everyone knows each other, and the owner Ben puts up photos on the walls from some of the photographers that drop by. Not a place if you're a loud, obnoxious tourist, but...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Nikolai V
OarhousePub, Owner at Oarhouse Pub of Manila, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you Nikolai, for the kind and honest review. The Oarhouse is a true community bar which in its 41-year founding history has welcomed people from all walks, both local and foreign - as one of of its kind in the city of Manila. Its...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

I was in for a quiet night in the city just for a couple of drinks and found my cozy spot. Got more than I wanted. Good affordable food and a few smiles from the well trained and relaxed staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Menchie M
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This place is a stones throw Robinsons and is the only authentic bar/pub in the area. On tap there are a couple of craft beers. Currently a wheat beer and an IPA at 6.2% which hit the spot. One page menu of local classics along...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank angstas
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Read so many positive reviews about this place thought I had to find and visit but please do remember this is just a personal opinion but can't see what all the fuss is about, very small so if you want a quiet drink no chance,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 208nigele
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Headed here for dinner based on previous reviews and I have to say I'm really not sure what the fuss is about. The beer is cheap and the food was fine but other than that it's a musty old pub that needs a good dust....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Barbie182
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Excellent place to get Filipino food or have a beer with friendly locals and staff. Anthony Bourdain enjoyed a meal here and so will you!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank DingdongD4
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Based on the Tripadvisor reviews that I read, which rated this the top bar in the area, I was looking forward to finding a bolthole where we could enjoy a few drinks and bar food in an attractive environment. It's hard to find anything positive...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank gourmetken
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Relaxed wibe. Decent priced cocktails and beer. Tried some isaw grilled on sticks, was nicely surprised. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Agnė K
OarhousePub, Manager at Oarhouse Pub of Manila, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are introducing select new food choices and cocktails for 2018 while we try to stay consistent with our offerings our regulars come back for. Drop by again whenever you can!

Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

This is our 3rd time visiting, every time we go the service is great as well as amazing cocktails. The prices are good as well. Will always try & visit when back in Manilla

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Ausdamo77
OarhousePub, Manager at Oarhouse Pub of Manila, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and be assured that we are going to try keeping our standard of good bar chow and drinks consistent and alongside introducing new food and drink choices for 2018. Cheers! :-)

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