The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens: The Newest Urban Oasis in Makati City
The Makati Central Business District abounds with high-rise buildings, malls, and other establishments that fill the city with an incomparable energy. Under the skyscrapers, professionals grab a cup a coffee from a nearby café and saunter to their offices to start their busy day.
During the weekends, they, as well as the residents living in Makati City, often pepper the district’s green parks that serve as an oasis in a desert of buildings, giving the city a breath of life and fresh air.
Situated at the heart of Makati is Ayala Triangle Gardens, and what was then a triangular green patch of land is now an urban oasis that you can now frequent not only to jog or get fit but also to dine and unwind!
Ayala Triangle Gardens / IMAGE from Philippine Primer
Through The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati’s residents and business professionals can now enjoy the park with its collection of high-end restaurants and supermarket that define modern living in the city. While it opened just June of 2022, The Shops is now comprised of four well-known establishments that you might like to visit!
IMAGE from The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens’ Facebook page
Among these is The Marketplace which gives customers a premium grocery shopping experience with the supermarket’s bevy of frozen food, breads and cheeses, as well as wines and spirits for the taking.
The Marketplace at The Shops / IMAGE from The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens’ Facebook page
Three restaurants that have proven to be among the must-tries in the Metro are also waiting for you at The Shops! Italianni’s has now settled at The Shops to serve sumptuous and hearty servings of pastas and pizzas for the epicureans in the city.
Italianni’s Restaurant at The Shops / IMAGE from The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens’ Facebook page
Meanwhile, Nanyang, which is prominent for its all-time Singaporean comfort food of Laksa, Hainanese Chicken Rice, Homemade Nasi Lemak, and even milk teas, is also at The Shops to take visitors into a gastronomic journey of the Lion City.
Homemade Nasi Lemak from Nanyang / IMAGE from Nanyang
Finally, The Shops is not even finished impressing the foodies out there as it also became a home to The Bistro Group’s newest addition to their roster of restaurants, Rumba. Rumba is a Mediterranean restaurant that serves tapas, ensaladas, pastas, risottos, and Arroces al Carbon (charcoal rice).
Rumba at The Shops / IMAGE from The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens’ Facebook page
The restaurant is known to use charcoal oven that gives its dishes that smoky, flavorful finish that will leave you ultimately wanting for more!
Bogavante or Canadian Lobster Rice (Php 2,995) / IMAGE from The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens’ Facebook page
While The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens is the newest addition to the Makati CBD, it is expected that The Shops will be filled with more establishments that will further define the beauty of living in Makati for expats and locals alike.
The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens is located at 1224 Makati City and is open from Saturday to Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. For inquiries, you may reach The Shops through its Facebook page.
Featured image from The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens’ Facebook page