Iloilo drinking and nightlife

Cafe in Iloilo

Madge Cafe

This local classic, a small well-kept spot with plastic chairs and tables, has been serving roasted Iloilo coffee since the 1940s. It's a refreshing counterpoint to Iloilo's upscale coffee chains (though there is no…
Pub in Iloilo

Brewery Gastropub

Nearly 100 imported beers, plus several craft brews on tap, are available at this contemporary spot close to SM Mall and Smallville. It has an interesting menu as well, including Filipino specials and dishes such as…
Club in Iloilo


If you like wild evenings, or at least the occasional pyjama or foam party, Zyron, at the western end of the Esplanade, is your place. You can't miss it: the entrance is an enormous wolf's mouth.
Club in Iloilo

Aura Chill Out Lounge

This dance club with resident DJ attracts mostly students and young professionals. Entrance fee for men is no problem: two beers. No flip-flops.
Bar in Iloilo

Red Paprika

This open-air Asian place is known for its house cover band, Binhi, which plays 'oldies but goldies' Monday to Wednesday and Friday.
Club in Iloilo

MO2 Ice

A complex combining a dance club, KTV lounge and open-air bar, part of the larger MO2 resort. No thongs (flip-flops).
Lounge in Iloilo

JLK Music Lounge & Bar

Head splitting from the clubs? For a truly chilled-out experience, submerge into the cool blue lighting and retro tunes of this Smallville lounge.