Is the west really best? Well in terms of popular bars and nightspots, it could just be. Whether you enjoy knocking back a beer or sipping on a seriously good cocktail, you’ll find it in Perth! A lot of these hotspots are hidden between the hustle and bustle of the busy cityscape, so we’ve done some digging for you.


1. Halford Bar

After a contemporary take on the classic 1950s lounge bar? Well Halford Bar is for you. Heralded by locals as a favourite for that Friday night fix, with a warm and inviting atmosphere and large comfy lounges, you’ll never want to leave!

2. Alabama Song

Sweet Home Alabama! Americana themed with Route 66 dive bar vibes, Alabama Song has the deer antlers on the wall and alligator heads scattered around the tables to prove it. With a buzzing atmosphere, the bar offers some mouth-watering snacks! Try the Buffalo chicken wings, made with a secret hot and spicy sauce that will knock your socks off!

3. The Jazz Cellar

As the name suggests, The Jazz Cellar oozes cool and with a live jazz band that play weekly, you’ll be transported back to the 1920s. Smooth beats, soulful tunes and a unique entrance, this is one establishment you NEED to check it out!

4. Petition Wine Bar and Merchant

So many wines to taste, not enough time! With libraries of wine lining the walls, Petition Wine Bar is the ultimate spot for vino lovers. Take your pick from world renowned vineyards or try a selection of local offerings – they have it all!

5. Varnish on King

This is where to head if you want a shot of hard hitting whiskey! Brimming with character, charm and history, Varnish On King is a boutique bar that also holds a whiskey masterclass on the first Monday of every month. Like bacon? Like whiskey? They’ve combined the two with their renowned ‘Whiskey Bacon Flight’!

Perth has a great selection of great CBD accommodation for you to rest your head after you’ve visited some of the above!


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