Assembly Hall in Makati

If your friend group loves to hold your catch-up sessions at cafes, consider making Assembly Hall in Makati your new HQ. This Poblacion cafe with refreshing interiors is a versatile meeting spot fit for any of your social circles and can certainly inspire your next creative project.

Plus, a speakeasy tucked inside the cafe opens after 6.30pm. This makes it easy to go from work to play without leaving the establishment and getting stuck in peak-hour traffic.

Mid-century modern interior

Assembly Hall - interior
Image credit: @assemblyhallph via Instagram

If you want a break from minimalist Japanese-inspired cafe interiors, you’ll find Assembly Hall’s mid-century modern interiors refreshing.

You’d want to copy the cafe’s minimalistic wooden furniture and glass block windows for your future home’s timeless aesthetic. Plus, its calming, green motif certainly makes it a conducive place for brainstorming.

Drinks menu

Assembly Hall - Campfire Latte
Iced and hot Camfire Latte.
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Assembly Hall’s drinks menu focuses on quality over quantity. But you’ll definitely find a drink that you’ll love, whether you’re a coffee drinker or not.

Their coffee options go from the classic Americano (P125, ~USD2.22) to their signature Campfire Latte (P225, ~USD4.00).

Meanwhile, those who aren’t huge fans of coffee can also enjoy their matcha latte, watermelon assam (black tea), butterbeer, and more.

Cakes and pastries

Assembly Hall - bread, cakes, and pastries
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Of course, the cafe also offers cakes and pastries to pair with your drink. Their menu varies, but if you’re lucky, you might chance upon some of their much-raved offerings such as pavlova and cinnamon buns.

If you’re craving something that’s on the savory side, you can also get sandwiches and breakfast burritos at the cafe.


Assembly Hall - HereAfter
Image credit: @assemblyhallph via Instagram

Go beyond Assembly Hall’s Admin Office – or cafe counter – after 6.30pm from Wednesday to Saturday and find the hidden bar, HereAfter.

This quaint drinking spot is where vintage meets modern. Here, their Campfire Latte gets an upgrade. The alcoholic version of their signature drink (P395, ~USD7.02) is made with rum, coffee liqueur, chocolate bitters, and of course, cold brew and toasted marshmallows.

Gather your friends for a coffee date at Assembly Hall

Whether you’re going on a coffee date or a drinking sesh, you can bring your friends to Assembly Hall in Poblacion. And be ready to receive compliments on your aesthetically pleasing cafe find.

If you want to have a hearty meal, you can also head to these Poblacion restaurants instead. Alternatively, if you decide to turn your coffee date into a bar-hopping adventure, check out these bars and gastropubs in Poblacion.

Address: 2F, HMA 773 Building, J.P. Rizal Avenue, Barangay Poblacion, Makati, Metro Manila
Opening hours:
Mon-Sat 7.30am-6.30pm | Sun 7.30am-8pm
Contact: Instagram

Cover image adapted from: @tiny.catsu via Instagram, @tiny.catsu via Instagram


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