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Address: 7274 Malugay St. San Antonio Village, 1203 Makati, Makati, Luzon 1203, Philippines
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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For the art buff and hungry belly in you

This is a nostalgic place which sells and exhibits local art and music. Lots of very affordable restaurant and bar options to choose from.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2016
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Scarborough
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to The Collective during the day because it was a place of recommendation from the travellers' map that you can pick up at the airport. I expected to see some unique, vintage shops as described by the map but turns out it was all closed down. Just as we were leaving, there was music playing by local artists.

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Thank skittle213
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I have just visited the collective. There was only a couple of cafes open. Everything else shut up and when I asked about any art exhibitions the staff said not anymore. It may be a venue at night but I haven't seen or heard of anything. So, if you're planning to go, find out as much as you can first!... More 

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Thank Jo G
Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

So unusual from the typical drab Makati scene. The collective was an enjoyable place to wander around, meet with locals, and eat at. Definitely worth a trip from anywhere you're staying in Makati

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is a nostalgic place which sells and exhibits local art and music. Lots of very affordable restaurant and bar options to choose from.

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Thank f-billionaire
Manila, Philippines
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

The best place to hang out with if you wanted some band scene and music, one of the best in terms of sound quality, a place to relax or to rock on. Food is almost everywhere, they just need to clean the toilet a bit more often or add another one for the ladies coz the queue takes longer most... More 

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1 Thank CJDH
Makati, Philippines
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

The place is now full with restaurant. you can get filipino street food, western food, singaporean food, indonesia food, middle east food and many more.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

There are not that many sports like that in Makati, full of interesting people and artsy shops. On the weekend bands usually play in the yard next to B-side, making the collective very lively. Nice small cafes, bars and restaurants - Wabi Sabi for instance, offering vegetarian fare, too.

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Thank Katharina B
Manila, Philippines
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100 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

Went here on a Sunday for the 'Irie Sunday' event. A good place to hang-out when you are about music and having fun. Location is quite easy to find. Restaurants within the area serves good food. Band is great - at least that day - and so are the reggae DJ's.

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Thank 08Belle
Hamilton, New Zealand
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129 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014

Cool spot for some dinner and some drinks and some live music. Unfortunately on the particular night we were there couldn't stay late enough to see the band. But we had some great food. Brought some trinkets and wandered around. Great vegetarian food options @ Wabi Sabi in the back left corner.

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Thank Matt D
Makati, Philippines
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333 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

I love visiting this place for nice art finds mostly by local independent artists. The collective also has small cafes and restaurants for that quick bite. On certain days and nights, there are special exhibits and events by local DJs and musical performers, most of which are open to the public or for a small fee.

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