10 Reasons You’ll Adore Uke Hub Kafe

Coffee shops are sprouting like mushrooms all over Cebu these days. We have maid and butler cafes, gaming cafes, book cafes, and sports cafes. We even have work space cafes now. Although these cafes all have something unique to offer, we can still say that they are all pretty much the same.

Every once in a while, however, a cafe that succeeds in breaking the mold just pops out of nowhere and demands our attention. I was lucky enough to be able to find one in the lovely little island of Mactan. And my quick visit to the cafe one Sunday afternoon was just pure magic!

Ladies and gentlemen, coffee drinkers or otherwise, here is Uke Hub Kafe and 10 great reasons you’ll enjoy this adorable little nook in Lapu-Lapu City.


1. It Has Great Food and Beverages

Roll Up Lasagna, 140

Hungry Harry’s Cubano Cebuano, 165

Uke Hub Kafe has a carefully-prepared menu that gives guests and diners a wide range of amazing-tasting and reasonably-priced choices. The cafe has cold and hot beverages, fruit juices, beers, pasta, and sandwiches. They even have delicious cakes and pastries!


2. It Offers Uke Beginners’ Workshops

Uke Instructor Frank Cane with student

Want to learn how to play the ukulele but don’t know who to turn to? The Uke Hub Kafe is the perfect spot for you. The cafe is run by a team of ukulele lovers and is frequented by individuals who share the same passion. And every once in a while, the cafe holds ukulele classes which are absolutely free of charge!


3. It Has Ukeleles!

The Uke Hub Kafe has over a dozen authentic Susing’s Guitar ukeleles on display. While some of these top quality ukuleles are for sale (from as low as PhP 1500 to as high as PhP 25,000,) most of these ukuleles can be used by cafe patrons absolutely free!


4. If Offers Art Workshops

Uzi Emperado of BlackBile

Meream Pacayra of boredandcrafty and Uzi

Uke Hub Kafe also regularly holds art workshops for those who want to personalize their ukuleles. These art workshops, which are headed by Cebuano artists like Uzi Emperado and Meream Pacayra, teach guests everything they need to know about successfully turning their ukuleles into works of art.


5. It’s a Talent Hub

Caloy Juapo at Uke Hub Kafe

The Uke Hub Kafe encourages its patrons to share their talent and skills. For this reason, the cafe has become a magnet for musicians and artists. If you want to be in the company of people who make things a little more colorful and inspiring, then the Uke Hub Kafe is the perfect place for you.


6. It’s Close to the Airport

Terminal Two of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (internet photo)

Too early at the airport? Instead of spending long hours at the waiting lounge, you can drop by Uke Hub Kafe, instead. Don’t worry about missing your flight. Uke Hub Kafe is only five minutes away from the airport.


7. It Has Chill Sessions

Want to do something relaxing and fun for a change? Head on to Uke Hub Kafe and enjoy your favorite hot and frozen beverages while listening to live acoustic performances from some of Cebu’s most talented artists. Or, you can stay inside the cafe and play board games or card games with friends or with your special someone.


8. It’s for Book Lovers

If you’re a voracious reader, the Uke Hub Kafe won’t disappoint. The cafe’s interior design is very relaxing and comfortable so finishing a book in one sitting won’t ever be a problem. You may also choose from the cafe’s long list of magazines and books which can be used by patrons free of charge.


9. It’s for Travelers and Tourists

Thinking of taking a long scenic trip to the southern or northern tip of Cebu? Want to check out some neighboring islands with family and friends? Want to tour Cebu’s best tourist spots but don’t know who to turn to? Uke Hub Kafe can help you book flights, tour packages, and even accommodation and transportation!


10. It’s Run (and Owned) by Awesome People

Uke Hub Cafe owners posing for a fun shot

Uke Hub Kafe is run (and owned) by a group of friends who share the same love for music, good food, talent, and Cebu! At Uke Hub Kafe, you are not just a customer. You become part of one big community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about music, life, and art.


Visit Uke Hub Kafe today become part of this amazing community!

UKE HUB KAFE

Mactan Arcade, Airport Road, Lapu-Lapu City
(032) 255 2683
Email: ukehubcafe@gmail.com
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