Spanning 35 hectares in the heart of Cubao, Araneta Center is comprised of three major shopping areas: Gateway Mall, Ali Mall, and Farmers Plaza, the centerpiece of which is the world-class events venue Araneta Coliseum -- also known as The Big Dome. Parking is not a problem since there are over 5,000 parking spaces available at the Araneta Center and valet services can be availed of at Gateway Mall. Araneta Center is highly accessible since it is directly linked to MRT-3 and LRT-2, plus it is located at the intersection of two main thoroughfares -- EDSA and Aurora Boulevard.Gateway Mall
Tailored for the high-end crowd, five levels of shopping, dining, and entertainment outlets comprise the Gateway Mall. Gateway Mall features renowned international brands like Mango, Lacoste, Marks and Spencer, and Levi’s as well as premiere local retail stores like Bench, Plains and Prints, and Bayo. Meanwhile, Rustan’s Department Store and Rustan’s Supermarket caters to the more general shopping needs of its patrons, carrying everything from household appliances to toys to fresh produce.
A wide variety of dining choices abound at the Gateway Mall. Whether it’s coffee or cocktails, fine or casual dining, Gateway Mall has something for everyone with its line-up of restaurants which include Mandarin Oriental Café, Gloria Maris, Rasa Singapura, and Pizza Hut Bistro. Gateway Mall also has an extensive food court area called the Gateway Food Express for those who just want to grab a quick bite. Both fast-food and restaurant chains like Taco Bell, Wendy’s, Reyes Barbecue, Razon’s of Guagua, and Dulcinea all have outlets at the Gateway Food Express.
Gateway Mall is the home of the Globe Platinum Theater, a first-class cinema equipped with 40 La-Z-Boy seats arranged stadium style as to provide an optimal viewing experience to every single viewer. Aside from the Globe Platinum Theater, the Gateway Cineplex houses nine other theaters which show the latest foreign and local movies. Gateway Mall also boasts of an oasis-like hanging garden right in the middle of the shopping area where patrons can unwind.Ali Mall
Named after boxing legend Muhammad Ali, Ali Mall is widely considered to be the first major modern shopping mall in the Philippines. It was built in 1976 after Muhammad Ali’s boxing victory over Joe Frazier at the Araneta Coliseum back in 1975. Ali Mall has undergone numerous renovations and expansions since then, including a major revitalization effort which added additional retail space. Over 250 retail stores and service establishments can be accessed at Ali Mall, including National Bookstore, Mercury Drug, David’s Salon, Handyman, Adidas, and Bench.
Ali Mall’s Food Strip and Food Gallery offers a variety of food choices with numerous restaurants like Gerry's Grill, Old Spaghetti House, Max’s Restaurant, and popular fast-food chains like Jollibee, McDonald’s, and KFC. Ali Mall is also equipped with five cinemas to complete your malling experience.Farmers Plaza
Farmers Plaza is Araneta Center’s offering to those who seek the best value for money. With over 60,000 sqm of retail space, Farmers Plaza has everything from clothing to electronics to lifestyle services. Establishments within Farmers Plaza include Plaza Fair Department Store, Ricky Reyes, Gibi Shoes, Penshoppe, CDR King, and Forever Flawless.
Restaurants and food outlets are plentiful at Farmers Plaza. Aside from a full roster of popular fast-food chains like Chowking, Jollibee, and Greenwich, there’s Kamay Kainan, Chin’s Express, Tropical Hut, and Goldilocks just to name a few.
Cubao, Quezon City
Ali Mall - 10am to 9pm (Sun-Thurs), 10am to 10pm (Fri-Sat)
Farmers Plaza - 10am to 9pm (Sun-Thurs), 10am to 10pm (Fri-Sat)
Gateway Mall - 10am to 9pm (Sun-Thurs), 10am to 10pm (Fri-Sat)