Assembly Grounds is North Makati’s new and hip stomping ground Located at The Rise, this well-curated community hub is NOMA’s new hotspot With a prime location that’s a few minutes away from the bustling Makati CBD and known for its vibrant art, music, and food scene, North Makati or NOMA has turned into a land of promise for every young professional, artist, and entrepreneur. Now, NOMA welcomes the community’s newest hub, Assembly Grounds at The Rise. The two-story community or boutique mall that’s integrated into The Rise combines world-class architecture and interior design with Shang Properties‘ thumbprint on residential and commercial development. NOMA’s newest stomping ground along Malugay Street has a good mix of restaurants, cafes, services, and essential stores that serve residents of The Rise and its neighbors—all carefully curated with their urban lifestyle in mind.
At Assembly Grounds, the locals at NOMA don’t have to go far to grab their favorite cup of joe with Starbucks Reserve that offers the rarest and the most extraordinary coffee and concoctions. Fruit and milk tea lovers won’t be left behind as the hub will soon open the popular Taiwanese tea shop Yi Fang. Foodies looking for different cuisines can find unique discoveries at Assembly Grounds. It has a strong offering of Asian restaurants with Yuki Café, Tong Yang Shabu-Shabu Express, Ramen Daisho, Mey Lin Express, and Premier the Samgyupsal. Searching for a taste of home will also be easier with Filipino restos like Recipes and the famous Zubuchon. A dinner date with friends over fajitas and mojitos at Fiery Style Southwestern Flaming Grill or a night out with them over chicken and beer at Buffalo’s Wings N’ Things or a quick bite from 7-Eleven or BreadTalk are also just a few steps away at the new NOMA hub.
Errands are a breeze at Assembly Grounds with the opening of its own branch of BPI, True Value, and Daiso. Finally, like a true one-stop community hub, residents in the area can also enjoy a much-needed me-time at either Nisce Skin Medispa, BOHO by Nail Tropics, Pink Parlour, and /nook/ Salon. Still, there’s more to come. Diners can look forward to Chatto Bites that offers Americanized Japanese and Asian fast food; Vinatrang Cuisine has a strong selection of healthy and flavorful Vietnamese food; and Kuya’s that offers Filipino comfort food. There are also popular fast-steak dishes from Pepper Lunch; healthy, organic meals from Salad Bowl; and multi-flavored French puffs from Mihimihi. Those who prefer something western get to taste exciting flavors from Casa Mia’s Italian dishes and Raging Bull + Burgers’ wagyu and gourmet burgers. Craft beer enthusiasts are also in for a treat at Spektral’s branch in Assembly Grounds featuring its unique selection of craft beers from Cebu, Bacolod, and Pampanga and other specialty liquors. Assembly Grounds is also beefing up its offering of services, including upcoming Lomi Imua Relaxation Hawaiian Spa, Sanbry Men’s Grooming House, Acero Dental Clinic, Besa’s Footwear and Bag Restoration, and Security Bank ATM. The go-to NOMA hub also welcomes Tapout Fitness with its unique martial arts infused fitness program, and multi-brand lifestyle concept store, CURATE. With a knockout selection of establishments and services, Assembly Grounds is a perfect fit for NOMA’s young, savvy crowd. For inquiries, call 8298-8000 loc. 4 or visit www.assemblygroundsattherise.com. Follow Assembly Grounds on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @assemblygrounds.