Higher Ground Specialty Coffee – get beverages with P500-tattoos
We all have heard of cafes with cool features. It’s all the rage nowadays. This can be anything from board game cafes to art gallery cafes. But we bet not many of you have heard of a shop within a shop within a cafe.
If that’s something you want to see, then check out Higher Ground Specialty Coffee, Alabang where you can get coffee, bicycles, and most of all, tattoos for as low as P500.
Image credit: @thecoffeewanderlustph via Instagram
The cafe is divided into three parts: the cafe itself, a tattoo shop, and a bike shop. Right as you walk by, you’ll immediately see various bicycles – inside and outside the cafe – that you can check out.
Image credit: @themercadoslife via Instagram
In spite of what you might think, previous customers have commented that the cafe’s chill ambiance lets you enjoy your coffee whether you’re with friends or working remotely.
Al fresco dining area
Image adapted from: Knice Knafs, Argie Gaurana via Google Maps
You’re welcome to dine in the al fresco area as well if you want to enjoy some fresh air and look at nature while having a meal. Additionally, this would be a good option if you have pets. The cafe’s pet friendly!
Variety of coffee and non-coffee beverages
Image credit: Reanna via Google Maps
The cafe is perfect for coffee connoisseurs. They offer coffee beverages that are brewed using a wide range of methods. You can choose brewing methods from V60 to a classic French press. Just approach the baristas to ask for their coffee bean selection.
Image adapted from: Higher Ground Specialty Coffee, Higher Ground Specialty Coffee via Facebook
If you’re into non-coffee beverages, opt for the their matcha or flavored iced tea drinks such as their signature HG Matcha (P200, ~USD3.62) and Blueberry Iced Tea (P200, ~USD3.62).
You can even pair them with the variety of snacks and pastries offered at the cafe.
Affordable tattoo templates
Image credit: 1916 Tattoo Shop via Facebook
If you’re also interested in getting a tattoo, this is the place for you. Upon ordering any coffee or non-coffee beverage, you have the option to get a tattoo for as low as P500 (~USD9.05) at the 1916 Tattoo Shop, located within the cafe.
Image adapted from: @deinzstar via Instagram, 1916 Tattoo Shop via Facebook
It’s easy. Just choose a template out of the bowl or from their catalog, show your chosen design to the artist, and get tatted. You’ll leave the cafe with a new and cute tattoo.
Higher Ground Specialty Coffee in Alabang
You can visit Higher Ground Specialty Coffee in Alabang for a number of reasons. You can walk your pets, work remotely, check out some bikes, or get a cool tattoo.
Either way, you’ll be walking out of the cafe with more than just good coffee.
Address: Space A1.1, The River Park, Festival Supermall Tower, Corporate Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 9am-9pm | Fri-Sun 8am-10pm
Email address: [email protected]
For other activities in Alabang, check out the WiiJUMP trampoline park or Metro Manila speakeasies for other hangout spots. For more places to visit in the Philippines, visit The Smart Local Philippines.
Cover image adapted from: Knice Knafs via Google Maps, Higher Ground Specialty Coffee via Facebook, 1916 Tattoo Shop via Facebook
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