Speakeasies are especially notable for their intimate ambience, craft cocktails, and exclusivity. Compared to regular bars and nightclubs, they often make for a quiet escape from all the buzz and crowds. A new addition to Metro Manila’s hidden gems: Sneaky Seoul! Tucked behind an unassuming grocery store, it will transport you to what feels like another time and place.
Looking for a new night hideout in town? This one is definitely not one to be missed!
Everything to know about Sneaky Seoul
What’s a hidden bar without a secret portal? To get to Sneaky Seoul, enter Tokyo’s Seoul, a Korean-Japanese mart in Scout Torillo along Tomas Morato. Here, you’ll find an empty refrigerator, which serves as the bar’s entryway. Step inside and you’ll be greeted by a dimly lit enclave boasting chic yet cosy interiors. Besides the ambient echos of bar clatter and people’s chitter-chatter, hip-hop and RnB beats fill the room.
Menu-wise, it features an extensive selection of speciality cocktails with witty names, classic liquors, beers, and wines. Indulge mixes like dessert cocktail Despresso, The Sakura Blossom, and The Goblin (yes, the K-drama) a refreshing concoction of soju and pineapple juice. As for its bar chows, they serve up mouthwatering Korean- and Japanese- inspired snacks like furikake fries, ottogi chicken, and beef bulgogi skewers.
On top of its delectable menu offerings and intimate atmosphere, Sneaky Seoul goes above and beyond to make sure you go home with a one-of-a-kind drinking experience. Now, who’s up for a nightcap here after a long day’s work? We know we are!
Looks like this will be our newest go-to spot for a nightcap in the city. Have you been to this hidden bar already? Share your experience with us on our official Facebook page and tag us on our Instagram snapshots @tripzillaph!
All images credited to Sneaky Seoul | Official Facebook Page