Interesting coolers and refreshments in Araneta City

Beat the heat with new refreshing drinks — creatively filled with a fusion of flavors from fruits to liquor — at the City of Firsts!

There’s a wide selection of restaurants, kiosks, and bars in Araneta City that serve uniquely crafted and mixed refreshments that offer a thirst-quenching splash and a cup of healthy choices.  

Here’s a list of stores and products where one can dive into flavorful concoctions.

Shake Shack

Experience Shake Shack’s exclusive offering that one can only taste in Araneta City.

Aptly named Shackdown, the drink is an insignia of the historic legacy of championships and wins at the City Of Firsts. The cooler is made up of frozen vanilla custard hand-spun with Oreo and chocolate chip cookies, topped with cookie crumbles and sprinkles.

Drop by the first-ever stadium side Shack and Gulp down the Shackdown at the Coliseum Plaza in New Gateway Mall 2.

Salad Stop

Drink Wide Awake and get that green glow!

True to its core, Salad Stop offers a flavorful yet guiltless smoothie specially made for those cutting off sugar and preservatives. Plunge into a drink made from natural and fresh ingredients mixed with either coconut water or soy milk.

Visit Salad Stop at the Coliseum Plaza in New Gateway Mall 2.

Matcha Tokyo

Among iterations of the ube and matcha flavor fusion, we picked Matcha Tokyo’s Ube Match Latte as a must try!

This is Matcha Tokyo’s not-to-be-missed Manila exclusive drink: the Matcha Ube Latte. Experience Japan’s prime quality matcha combined with the premium ube a staple in Pinoy’s desert list.

Matcha Tokyo is located at the Coliseum Plaza in New Gateway Mall 2.


Can’t take the heat? Cool off with Manam shakes.

You read it right, Manam offers the weird yet surprisingly great combination of papaya and black pepper in one flavorful shake! There’s also a lot to choose from the palamig ng bayan that all Filipinos love and crave.

Manam is located at the Coliseum Plaza in New Gateway Mall 2.


Experience summer with the tang and aroma of the country’s freshest mango at Coco.

Choose between Mango Dream, Mango Grapefruit, Mango Green Tea, and Mango Slush, and munch on the richness of mango.

Coco Fresh Tea and Juice is located at L2, Gateway Tower Mall, and in L2, Cyberpark Tower 1.


Indulge with the flavors of summer with Caramia’s Gelato Shake.

As the name implies, Caramia’s offering of gelato shakes uses their famous gelato turned into a cool, sippable treat. Choose from four different flavors—Ube, Cookies & Cream, Strawberry, and Coffee.

Caramia is located at L3, Food Express Gateway Mall 1 and UGA, New Gateway Mall 2.

Pizza Hut

Get the perfect pair for your #PizzaHutPH favorites!

Try Pizza Hut’s refreshing Slush Beverages in different flavors. Choose the slushie that fits your diet between berry lychee, cucumber, citrus blue, or mango. Experience the tropical summer breeze at Pizza Hut.

Visit Pizza Hut stores in Araneta City.

Dairy Queen

Let Dairy Queen quench that thirst with DQ Milkshakes, a refreshing drink to remind you how DQ makes “Happy Taste Good.”

Dairy Queen Milkshakes include the creamy DQ® vanilla soft serve blended with a staple ingredient and milk into a classic DQ® shake garnished with whipped topping and a cherry.

Visit Dairy Queen stores in Araneta City to sip the best milkshakes in the city.

The French Baker

Treat yourself to French Baker’s premium signature milkshakes on each visit to Araneta City.

Choose from Chocolate and Strawberry to Mango and Vanilla, these ice-cold drinks are sure to satisfy the upbeat summer cravings.

Order now at The French Baker store located at UGA New Gateway Mall 2 and in UGF Ali Mall.

Ounce Manila

Clear yet flavorful, splash into summer with Ounce Manila’s Clarified Drinks.

Ounce Manila distills the darkest liquor into the most crystal clear concoctions to quench the summer evening thirst. Choose between the Blanco Paloma, Clarified White Island, Crystal Colada and Clarified Scotch Apple.

Savor Ounce Manila’s signature cocktails made more flavorful from a whole new dimension! Visit them at L2, New Frontier Theater.

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