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A lot of fun and exciting surprises await at the newest malling destination in the metro–the New Gateway Mall 2.
Located at Araneta City, the City of Firsts, the New Gateway Mall 2 is an extension of the multi-awarded Gateway Mall and is here to redefine and elevate your idea of malling by offering a dynamic blend of shopping, dining, and entertainment that’s bound to thrill your senses.
The New Gateway Mall 2 is the perfect destination for making memories with friends and family. Whether it’s exploring the latest fashion trends together, savoring delectable cuisine at world-class restaurants, or enjoying entertainment options, the New Gateway Mall 2 provides the backdrop for creating those cherished stories.
Here are some of the things that you can find at the New Gateway Mall 2 that truly make it like no other mall in the world.
Surrounded by lush greenery at the heart of the New Gateway Mall 2, the Lagoon gives a sense of tranquility amid the hustle and bustle of the mall. Surrounding it is the Restaurant Collection, a culinary hub that brings together some of the most sought-after dining destinations.
The New Gateway Mall 2 is changing the way you experience live events through Quantum Skyview. Spanning 700 square meters, it boasts an indoor ceiling mesh LED screen with a customized wave shape. The first of its kind in any mall in the country, it provides exceptional clarity for visitors to have a visual experience like no other.
Link to the Smart Araneta Coliseum
The New Gateway Mall 2 is your literal gateway to sports events, concerts, and theatrical performances at the nearby Smart Araneta Coliseum. Watching your favorite teams play or your favorite acts perform is now more convenient as the mall is just a few steps away from the Red Gate of the Big Dome. There’s also a new coliseum entrance on the upper ground A level that makes it easier for you to access your seats from the mall.
Sagrada Familia Church
One of the most prominent features of the New Gateway Mall 2 is the Sagrada Familia Church which is located on the 5th level. Blessed by His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, this architectural marvel is designed to resemble the mitre, a traditional headwear worn by senior officials of the Catholic Church.
Stepping inside, visitors are welcomed by the all-white interior capable of accommodating up to 1,000 people. Reminiscent of The Oculus in New York City, it provides a calming backdrop for meditation.
Sensory and Culinary Gardens
The New Gateway Mall 2 takes the concept of relaxation a step further with its Sensory Garden. Situated outside the Sagrada Familia Church and tucked away from the bustling shopping floors, this oasis of greenery invites visitors to immerse themselves in nature's embrace.
The mall also has a Culinary Garden that redefines dining out. This modern farm-to-table experience features an expansive open urban garden lined with gourmet food vendors. Diners can customize their meal and enjoy it fresh from the ground. The garden is home to fruits, vegetables, and herbs that are used in the dishes prepared by the restaurants near and around the garden.
For a truly magical viewing experience, the new Cineplex 18 is now being expanded to a total of 18 state-of-the-art cinemas. Seats are ergonomically designed to provide comfort for added viewing pleasure. The cinemas also use the latest in audio and visual technology to ensure that each viewing is as immersive as possible.
Connection to ibis Styles Hotel and Novotel
The New Gateway Mall 2 is also connected to ibis Styles Manila Araneta City, the first of its kind in the country, via the roof deck. The hotel has 300 rooms, six function rooms, an overhanging pool, and a bar that overlooks the Manila skyline and the Manila Bay sunset.
The mall is also a few paces away from Novotel Manila Araneta City which offers 401 modern rooms and suites, and several restaurants that bring together an eclectic mix of global flavors in an upscale setting.
Embark on a culinary adventure like no other
Experience the New Gateway Mall 2 yourself—whether you’re shopping, dining, or immersing yourself in world-class entertainment.
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Editor’s Note: This article was provided by Araneta City.