8 Things To Do In Teachers Village
Nestled in the heart of the city, Teachers Village is a vibrant neighborhood that offers more than just a place to call home. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect house in this charming community, you’re in for a treat. Beyond the real estate gems, Teachers Village boasts a unique blend of culture, cuisine, and character.
In this list, we’ll guide you through eight must-do activities that will not only help you explore this neighborhood but also make you fall in love with it.
- Drop by Bookfellas
Whether you’re an avid reader or just like books sometimes, you should swing into Bookfellas on Maginhawa Street to get your next book. This secondhand bookstore offers a wide range of genres, including fiction, non-fiction, philosophy, and more, making it easy to locate your next favorite book without spending a fortune. It provides the comfort of being surrounded by books without the financial burden of it.
Location: 19 Malingap Street, Teachers Village West, Quezon City.
Open Hours: 3 P.M. – 11 P.M. (Monday to Saturday)
5 P.M. – 11 P.M. (Sunday)
- Sweat in Elorde Fight Factory Manila
If you’re looking for a more physical activity to do alone or with friends, Teachers Village has Elorde Fight Factory Manila. The best part is that this is not just your average gym that you go to when you want a quick sweat. You can learn and train for boxing, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, MMA, and even Muay Thai for they offer programs for these types of sports and martial arts.
Location: LA Residencia Building, 114 Maginhawa Street, Teachers Village East, Quezon City
Open Hours: 8 A.M. – 10 P.M. (Monday – Saturday)
9 A.M – 6 P.M. (Sunday)
- Support Filipino Cinema in Cinema Centenario
Dedicated to showing independent and mainstream Filipino films as well as independent international films, Cinema Centenario is a microcinema. Since its formal opening in December 2017, this theater has become a refuge for movie fans. Make the most of your visit by keeping an eye out for special events like Q&A forums with directors or artists, and master courses with filmmakers. The venue provides more than just movie screenings, so make the most of your trip by taking advantage of all it has to offer.
Location: 95 Maginhawa Street, Teachers Village East, Quezon City
Open Hours: 1 P.M. – 11 P.M. (Monday to Friday)
12 P.M – 11 P.M. (Saturday to Sunday)
- Make customized bags at Soul Flower Co.
Soul Flower Co. is known for their customized leather bags but if you and your friends are looking for a more immersive activity than shopping, they also offer classes on leather crafting, metal etching, and overall bag making. Even better, you may enroll in a basic metalsmithing class and make your own jewelry. The cost of the workshop includes all necessary supplies; all you need to do is show up, let your imagination run wild, and take it all in.
Location: Unit 2C, 22 Malingap Street, Teachers Village West, Quezon City
Open Hours: 9 A.M. – 5 P.M. (Monday to Friday)
9 A.M. – 6 P.M. (Saturday to Sunday)
- Have a taste of Little India
Starting our food recommendations in Teachers Village is a taste of South Asia in Little India. This restaurant in Malingap Street offers a vegetarian-friendly menu since Indian food in general has some of the best vegetarian/vegan dishes in the world. But meat lovers, don’t have to worry when coming to Little India because their menu also caters to chicken, lamb, and beef eaters. Location: 24-F Malingap Street, Teachers Village, Quezon City
Open Hours: 11 A.M. – 10 P.M. (Open Daily)
- Get authentic Shawarmas at Meshwe
Shawarma is a common go-to among Filipinos, but the shawarma we frequently see is not the authentic one. Instead, head to Malingap Street in Z Compound and seek for Meshwe. They are experts in shawarma and other authentic Middle Eastern foods. The Chicken Shawarma, which costs only P65 and comes with grilled chicken, pickles, garlic sauce, and fries, is a great deal.
Location: 33 Malingap Street, Teachers Village, Quezon City
Open Hours: 4 P.M. – 10 P.M. (Open Daily)
- Cozy up at Catabolic Café
If aesthetic cafes with good food are your thing, you wouldn’t want to miss Catabolic Cafe at Malingap Street. The perfect ambiance of this place makes it the favorite hangout spot for locals and visitors of Teachers Village.
Location: 22 Malingap Street, Teachers Village, Quezon City
Open Hours: 11 A.M. – 11 P.M. (Monday to Friday)
8 A.M. – 11 P.M. (Saturday to Sunday)
- Get work done at The Other Room
If you’re near the area and looking for a coworking space that offers affordable monthly, daily, and hourly rates with access to high-speed Internet, power outlets, and unlimited drinks, look no further than The Other Room in Malingap Street. This is the ideal place for students to freelancers to get work done and for anyone who just wants a quiet space to wind down after a long day.
Location: 17 Malingap Street, Teachers Village West, Quezon City
Open Hours: 2 P.M. – 12 A.M. (Monday to Saturday)
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