9 Introvert-Friendly Spots in Quezon City for When You Need Alone Time

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by | May 06, 2022

Quezon City has so much to offer. Beyond its vibrant nightlife, busy streets, and rich cultural heritage, the city is also home to beautiful spots where warm ambiance and stillness veil every inch of space. For an introvert, low-key activities and less crowd suit their lifestyle more. If you’re one of them, read on and discover things you can do at these introvert-approved spots. 


Kandle Cafe


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From the outside, you can already feel Kandle Cafe’s peaceful, warm atmosphere radiated by its brown-colored walls and lush greenery outside. It gets better once you enter the cafe where you’ll be welcomed by huge windows and garden-inspired decor for capturing your IG-worthy photos. They also serve delicious brunch staples like salad, sandwiches, pasta, and third-wave coffee that you can consume while reading your newest book obsession. 

Location: 13 Mother Ignacia Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila

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UP Sunken Garden


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The UP Sunken Garden is a beautiful green space that’s perfect for heart-to-heart conversations or muni-muni sessions. It’s the perfect place to go for when you want to feel nature vibes without traveling far. 

Location: Roxas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila


Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center


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This zoological garden can be your relaxing escape when everything’s just too much to handle. Spanning over 20 hectares of various trees and shrubs, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center lets you bond with wildlife creatures and learn more about nature conservation without distractions. Taking a quiet stroll here feels like the best reward ever, especially after a day of grinding.  

Location: Elliptical Rd, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila



Gateway Gallery


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Located in the heart of Quezon City, Gateway is one of the busiest places in Metro Manila. But even here, you can find peace and quiet. At the Gateway Gallery, you’ll find yourself inspired by the artistry surrounding you. It’s open daily, from 10 AM to 6 PM, so you have a reason to drop by here often and have some alone time with riveting pieces.

Location: 5F Gateway Tower, Araneta City, Quezon City, Metro Manila




The Nautilus Bar


If you want to spend some time alone with a drink, The Nautilus Bar is the perfect spot to do that, as it has a postcard-perfect view of Quezon City’s skyline. While the city buzzing below, you can enjoy a light and breezy atmosphere with a glass of a flavorful cocktail in hand. If you’re not much of a drinker, they also serve juices and sodas you can enjoy. 

Location: 70 Sgt. Esguerra Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila

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White Camp Coffee & Kitchen

A quaint little coffee house, White Camp Coffee & Kitchen is a cozy space where there are only quiet hours and coffee. Everything looks well-organized and clean. There are stools near the large glass windows where you can watch passersby go on with their day. Of course, you can’t go here without trying some of their crowd-pleasers like Campfire Latte and Korean fried chicken for a filling meal. 

Location: 62 Sgt. Esguerra Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila

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The Porch by Casa Verde

Great food and homey decor make the perfect duo inside The Porch by Casa Verde. This resto reminds you of an American country home with its wooden furniture, serving comfort food favorites like burgers, ribs, and milkshakes. You can savor your food in peace in the warm al-fresco dining area, and the servings are big enough to enjoy solo or with friends. 

Location: 113 Anonas Ext, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila

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Quezon City Public Library

Standing beside the Quezon City Hall of Justice, the Quezon City Public Library is home to thousands of titles where knowledge and productivity co-exist. It’s an ideal location to get work done, open from 8 AM to 7 PM on weekdays. The reading areas are well-lit, with comfy seats, so you can have a relaxing time while flipping through pages. The library can accommodate 700 to 1000 visitors, creating an opportunity for like-minded individuals to meet in one space. 

Location: Gate 3, Quezon City Hall Complex, Diliman, Quezon City

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La Mesa Eco Park


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Want to go on a solo adventure? La Mesa Eco Park is a lovely spot for your alone time that won’t require you to travel far. The green sanctuary is pristine with all the nature in it. You can hear birds of different species chirping everywhere! There are picnic areas and walking trails to explore, so a water jug can come in handy. 

Location: La Mesa Dam Compound, Greater Lagro. (along Commonwealth Avenue, take Pearl Street, East Fairview Subdivision) Quezon City, Metro Manila



Know any other introvert-friendly spaces in Quezon City? Tell us about them in the comments!

Edgardo loves to write. When he's not busy staring at a blank document, you can find him drawing illustrations or eating fried chicken.

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