Hops and Brews in Makati: A Cafe by Day, A Gastropub at Night
Situated at the ground floor of I’M Hotel, the very first 5-star hotel in Poblacion, Makati, Hops & Brews is a café at daytime and an energetic party place at night as the DJ graces the vicinity and quickly switches the atmosphere as if with one flick of the hand.
With Poblacion’s reputation for being the beacon of Makati as well as I’M Hotel’s prestige and novelty, Hops & Brews is a dichotomous coffee place and gastropub amidst the zenith of energy.
Hops & Brews is an oasis of both good food and great company, as it is a cafe by day and a place full of energy at night.
Popular among hotel guests and backpackers alike are Hops & Brews’ intercontinental dishes, served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Among this is the Chashu Alfredo, made more delicious as the pasta is with egg.
Chashu Alfredo (Php 365) and Latte (Medio Php 155, Grande Php 175)
You can also try one of the popular dishes in Hops & Brews’ menu– the crunchy Hainanese Fried Chicken– which has been popularly featured in several blogs. Diners fond of flavors bursting in their tongues will enjoy the choice of three sauces within their plate. You may also pair it with the Latte available in Medio and Grande.
Hainanese Fried Chicken (Php 485)
Also try their Gambas Al Ajillo and pair your choice dishes with the Swizzles– a cocktail with gin, alcoholic drink absinthe, passion fruits, and more.
Gambas Al Ajillo (Php 300)
Swizzles (Php 350)
So if you are hoping to visit the Poblacion district in Makati, you might want to visit Hops & Brews at I’M Hotel, with all these food delights awaiting you!
For more information, you may visit their Facebook Page at HopsAndBrews or call them at 0916-785-0568.
This first appeared in Philippine Primer Japanese Magazine’s September 2018 issue.