It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with Christmas functions, catch-ups, dinners, drinks and celebrations! Get into the festive spirit with these Christmas cocktails that are sure to have you feeling merry and bright.
Hill Street Bar at the Pan Pacific Perth
These guys are celebrating the 12 days of Christmas with 12 Christmas cocktails. The 12 cocktails have a fun and festive twist, with a variety of Christmas flavours. Expect cranberry, cherry, coconut and strawberry flavours throughout the suite of drinks. From a Mistletoe Mimosa to the Christmas Pavlova, the cocktails are as festive as it gets, and only $18.
207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth
This Japanese basement bar in the city loves a fun cocktail. For the month of December, they’re serving three Christmas cocktails. Rudolph’s Regular, which is made with Umeshu, Sloe Gin, plum bitters a dash of Yuzu and garnished with mistletoe; Fuji Funtime, which is made with Bati spiced rum, fireball, hazelnut syrup, fresh apple juice and lemon, dusted with cinnamon sugar and dehydrated green apple wheel; plus, Santa Sour, that’s made with Shochu, Amaretto, lemon, sugar syrup, dash of black walnut bitters, whites and garnished with shaved nutmeg on top.
Basement/40 Irwin St, Perth (Corner Hay St & Irwin)
If you’re having a night out in Fremantle, then be sure to add Harbourside’s Festive Gin-gle (pun intended) cocktail to your list. The gin inspired cocktail is made with Four Pillars Xmas Gin, Licor 43 and gingerbread, because who doesn’t love a gingerbread garnish you can eat after?
42 Mews Road, Fremantle
TWR Bar at Crown Towers
Get ready for a creamy, smooth and sweet Christmas tipple from TWR Bar. The Gingerbread Dream is exactly that, a dream, made with Tanqueray, Licor 43, All Spice Liqour, gingerbread syrup, cream and egg white. If you’re after something nuttier, then try their Frosty Manhattan cocktail. It’s the combination of ghee fat wash rye, cacao infused sweet vermouth, pimento dram, coconut tincture and chocolate bitters that makes it more robust and spirit-forward. Both cocktails are available from December 13-26.
Crown Towers, Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood
The Edison Late Night Bar
From December 18, you can get your hands on the Snowtorious B.I.G. This festive tipple is a mix of white rum, coconut and pineapple. The refreshing blend is perfect for hot summer evenings in the city and a night of hip hop down in The Edison with friends. Available until the end of December, so don’t miss out.
385 Murray Street, Perth
Subiaco’s favourite small bar is whipping up a Strawberry and Basil Gin Sour for the festive season. It pairs perfectly with their relaxed menu of burgers and shared dishes. They’re also part of the Subiaco Christmas Cocktail Trail, which involves nine venues in Subiaco – all you have to do is download the map from the See Subiaco website and make your way from venue to venue.
502 Hay Street, Subiaco
Lobby Lounge at Crown Perth
If you’re heading to Crown Perth this time of year, then visit the Lobby Lounge for a little Mistletoe Crush, which is available now until January 3. This cocktail is like an apple pie, with a combination of De Kuyper Apple Schnapps, Pimm’s, Amaro Montenegro, cinnamon, cranberry, apple and rhubarb bitters.
Crown Perth, Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood
The Royal and Willi’s
Perth’s iconic gastro pub has created their Pinky Blinders cocktail for Christmas. It’s a mix of BarSol Quebranta Pisco, Cointreau, Giffard Apricot Brandy, cranberry and lime. If this taste isn’t for you, then head to Willi’s downstairs for a Pampelle Spritz. It’s the combination of Pampelle Grapefruit Aperitif, Prosecco and soda that makes it nice and refreshing on a hot summer’s night.
531 Wellington Street, Perth
Whether you’re there for a bite to eat or a quick cocktail in the courtyard, The Standard is always buzzing, especially on a Friday night. Treat yourself to their Zingy Zip cocktail this December, made with Pampelle Aperitif, Prosecco and grapefruit soda.
28 Roe Street, Northbridge
Queen Street’s favourite little Mexican bar is pouring two festive frozen margarita Christmas cocktails. There’s Menta Coco LOCO, made with Rooster Rojo Blanco, Se Busca Jovan, Coconut, Pineapple Verdita, fresh Lemon, bitters, mint bitters, Red Bull, and garnished with fresh pineapple and a tasty candy cane. As well as, FIESTA Twist, that is also garnished with a candy cane and made with Jefe’s frozen twist of the Soul Happiness cocktail and Menta Coco LOCO cocktail.
26 Queen Street, Perth
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