Do you want a new café experience? Where you can just sit, and drink your coffee while enjoying purrfect company of the friendly cats. Here are the must-visit Cat Cafes in the Metro.
A Little Purrfect Origin of Cat Cafe
Cat Cafes originated in Taiwan. In 1988, there is only one Cat Café specifically in Taipei. The coffee place became famous among Japanese tourists and of course for the local visitors. Eventually, this type of café expands in Japan.
In 2004, the first cat café in Japan opened in Osaka. Now, there are over 150 cat cafes. The reason for its popularity in Japan is because many apartments forbid pet ownership also it rises the desire to interact with cats as it relieves the stress of very busy city life.
Luckily now, we don’t need to fly over to Japan and Taiwan just to have purrfect café experience, as we gather for you Top 5 Cat Cafés you must visit in Manila.
Cat Cafes For Purrfect Weekend Getaway
Miao Cat Cafe
First on the list, is the aesthetic cat café called Miao Cat Café.
The cafe was owned by Sam Ramos and Loida Benson, as they brought the concept to the country. It is the kind of café that adapts the East Asian tradition where you have to leave your shoes and sandals at the receiving area.
Of course, as a café, they serve coffee as well as milkshakes, pasta, onion rings, and cheese sticks. For the price range, the beverage range is 70 to 160 pesos. Before or after the meals they can enjoy their time with the cats.
You can visit Miao Cat Café from 11 AM to 10 Pm, daily. It is located at 07 Congressional Avenue, Quezon City. If you want to inquire and reservations, just call 0925-772-6363 or 274-7937.
Bengal Brew Cat Cafe
If you want an adventurous weekend, Bengal Brew Cat Café in Cubao is the spot for you. The sweetest Bengal cats will welcome you in the Bengal jungle vibe of the café. There are no restrictions in feeding, carrying, and petting as long as you don’t hurt the cats.
Aside from friendly Bengal cats, they also have a wide selection of food and beverages. They have hot and iced drinks such as coffee and fruit juices. For the pastries, they serve cake slices and even savory rolls. The prices start at 70- 299 pesos.
Customers can also avail of the membership card for only 100 pesos, good for 1 year. The membership offers freebies such as free pastries and birthday promos.
To visit Bengal Brew Cat Cafe, they are open from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Sunday to Thursday and 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Fridays and Saturdays. It is located at Manhattan Parkview, General Malvar, Cubao, Quezon City, Metro Manila.
The Pet Cafe by Velvet Friends
Laze around and take your worries away at The Pet Café by Velvet Friends. It is not only a Cat Café but also a Dog Café. It is split into two areas. The Dog Garden and Cat Haven. So every cat and dog person will love this. It has an entrance for as low as Php 220 per hour with a refreshing iced tea.
The café features hot and cold beverages that cost Php 65 to Php 100. They also serve cupcakes for Php75, cookies for Php 50, and cake slices for Php145.
The whole family especially the kids can enjoy their time at The Pet Café by Velvet Friends. It is located at Unit 218, Cluster H, Blue Bay Walk EDSA Corner Macapagal Blvd Metro Park Area CBD, Pasay, Metro Manila. So go visit now and meet these cute furry friends.
Cat Cafe Manila
Get cozy with the puspins (pusang pinoy) at Cat Café Manila. For your information, this café partnered with Compassion and Responsibilities for Animals (CARA), a non-profit animal welfare organization.
This is why Cat Cafe Manila promotes appreciation of Pusang Pinoy in their cafe.
The café serves hot and cold beverages for Php 70 to Php 140. Their pastries cost Php 30 to Php 90. As you eat don’t just feed the cats like chocolate crinkles because it is bad for the kitties. Be a responsible customer.
Cat Café Manila is open from 12 PM to 8 PM from Monday to Thursday and from 12 PM to 10 PM from Fridays to Saturdays. It is located on the 2nd Floor, 189 Maginhawa Street, Teacher’s Village, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila. Visit now!
Paws N Brew
Paws N Brew is a café and salon all in one. While having coffee and good food, you can have your pets have a little pamper time for themselves. It is such a dream for every fur parent out there.
On top of that, they also serve hot and cold beverages that you want. Also, good food that you can indulge in. Like Cat Café Manila, they also support non-profit organizations for the advocacy of animal welfare, rights, and protection.
Let you and your furry friend have a refreshing time at Paws N Brew, which is located at Stall 1 VALP Bldg., J. Molina 1807 Marikina City, Philippines.
Cat lovers out there! what are you still waiting for? Pamper, unwind and relieve your stress by visiting these five Cat Cafes in the Metro. Indulge in a new cafe experience and achieve that purrfect weekend getaway with the cutest cats you will ever meet. As we say the best therapist has fur and four legs!
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