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    There’s nothing better than sipping on a refreshing summer cocktail on a hot day. From frozen margaritas and poptails, to tropical sours and slushies, we’ve rounded up 30 of Perth’s best cocktails that are guaranteed to hit the spot and put the chill back into your summer.

    The Peach Pit

    Pink Gin Slushie

    There’s no better time to try a slushie cocktail than summer! It’s the perfect combination of a frosty drink, cocktail and dessert. Made with pink gin, watermelon and strawberries, this cocktail is the ultimate beachside drink.

    148 The Esplanade, Scarborough


    Skol

    Kopakonan

    This cocktail looks like it’s come straight out of the ocean. Served in a shell, the cocktail is designed to taste of the sea on a summer’s day, with peach bitters, yuzu juice, grapefruit and pineapple juice, aquavit, falernum and garnished with dill. You’ll want to Instagram this one.

    35 Ewen St, Scarborough


    Odyssea

    Pavlova Blossom

    City Beach’s Odyssea has managed to transform Australia’s beloved Pavlova into a cocktail and it looks incredible. This impressive cocktail is a blend of vanilla vodka, passionfruit, lemon, strawberry and cinnamon.

    187 Challenger Parade, City Beach



    Pogo Restaurant

    Poptails

    The Mt Hawthorn restaurant serves popsicle cocktails in their Garden Bar. There are four flavours to choose from with each cocktail served with either a peachy popsicle, pomegranate and orange-blossom popsicle, a zesty lime popsicle or grapefruit and rosemary popsicle.

    1/148 Scarborough Beach Rd, Mount Hawthorn


    Hello Rooftop Bar at The Rechabite

    Tropical Sour

    What makes this cocktail so fresh? It’s the combination of Savage Apple rum, Aperol and Aquafaba, combined with fresh lime and passionfruit.

    224 William St, Northbridge


    Strange Company

    Poolside Disco

    There’s nothing better than a spritz by the pool! Strange Company may not have a pool, but they are serving their perfect summer spritz, made with tequila, pomegranate, elderflower and grapefruit soda.

    5 Nairn St, Fremantle



    The Shorehouse

    Frosty Fruit Granita

    You can expect all your favourite fruits in this yummy granita, made with passionfruit, pineapple, orange, Angostura bitters and Bacardi.

    278 Marine Parade, Swanbourne


    Republic of Fremantle

    Woo Woo

    Get excited, this cocktail comes with a house made jube lolly. Served in a bottle (so you can share with your crew), this signature cocktail is a blend of vodka, Aperol, dry vermouth and house-made peach liqueur and strawberry syrup.

    3 Pakenham St, Fremantle


    The Standard

    Once A Paloma Time…

    If summer was a cocktail, this would be it. It’s fresh, sweet and garnished with a piece of grapefruit that looks like a sunset. Made with Tequila Corazon, Adelaide Hills bitter orange, agave and lime.

    28 Roe St, Northbridge



    Goody Twos

    Bed Of Roses

    Any cocktail that comes with a scoop of house rose sorbet gets a big tick of approval! Goody Two’s Bed Of Roses is made with Haku vodka, Aperol, mirin, lemon, grapefruit bitters, prosecco, rose petal sherbet and their house rose sorbet.

    Basement/40 Irwin St, Perth (Corner Hay St & Irwin)


    The Aviary

    Jungle Vision

    What’s a summer holiday without a tropical cocktail? This tropical inspired delight will make you feel like you’re on a tropical island, relaxing in the sun. Made with the perfect blend of vodka, Malibu, coconut and pineapple.

    Level 1/140 William St, Perth


    La Cabańa

    Frozen Watermelon Margarita

    A good margarita is hard to pass, so beat the heat with this ice-cold margarita that boasts fresh watermelon juice, lime juice, Arette Blanco Tequila and agave.

    400 South Terrace, South Fremantle



    The Royal

    Sunday Daiquiris

    This city hot spot is serving daiquiris three ways; on tap, frozen and in a can. These delicious rum, sugar and lime cocktails are available on Sundays on The Verandah.

    531 Wellington Street, Perth


    Bib and Tucker

    Thyme and Blackberry Collins

    Celebrate summer with this Bib & Tucker tipple, it’s colourful and full of flavour, made with dry gin, lemon juice, soda, house made blackberry and thyme syrup.

    18 Leighton Beach Blvd, North Fremantle


    Long Chim

    The Summer Palace

    Garnishing is the key with this revitalising gin cocktail, that is a mix of cucumber, chilli, mint, grapefruit and soda.

    State Buildings, Barrack St & St Georges Terrace, Perth



    Scarborough Beach Bar

    Frosty Fruits

    Scarborough’s beachside watering hole is serving your favourite summer icy pole as a cocktail. It’s a refreshing blend of passionfruit, orange and tequila.

    Level 1/1 Manning St, Scarborough


    Tonic & Ginger

    Sakura Status

    Located inside The Old Synagogue, Tonic & Ginger is serving a Japanese inspired cocktail with cherry and blood orange gin, lime, cranberry and cherry blossom.

    92 South Terrace, Fremantle


    Island Market Trigg

    Pineapple Express

    For a fruity summer hit, try this pineapple cocktail that’s perfect for watching the sunset at Island Market Trigg. Expect Lillet Blanc paired with Carthusian Liqueur and vanilla, pineapple juice, almond, mint and citrus.

    364 West Coast Dr, Trigg



    Flour Factory

    Skip To Her!

    We might be biased with this Perth Is OK collaboration cocktail with The Flour Factory, but Skip To Her tastes as good as it looks. Made with Six Seasons gin, Geraldton Wax, pineapple, lemon and whites.

    16 Queen St, Perth


    Stables

    White Clawtail

    There are three flavours to choose from; Natural Lime, Mango and Ruby Grapefruit Seltzer. Why not add vodka or gin to make a Seltzer Spritz, which is served with fresh citrus and fruit.

    888 Hay St, Perth


    Petition

    Margarita Rosella

    Sometimes less is more when it comes to cocktails and Petition’s summer must-have is the epitome of a refreshing cocktail. Expect tequila, Cointreau, lime and rosella.

    State Buildings, St George Tce & Barrack St, Perth 



    Canteen Pizza

    This Ain’t No Alize Sour

    Like your cocktail more on the sour side? Then head to Canteen for this grapefruit, lemon, egg white and Italian brandy combination. You won’t regret it.

    110 Marine Parade, Cottesloe


    Sweetwater Rooftop Bar

    Sweetwater 4.0

    Gin, Aperol, passionfruit, lemon and Prosecco come together for a simple and delicious cocktail that will freshen you right up.

    Level 6/1 Silas St, East Fremantle


    L’Chaim

    Rusty Velvet

    This intimate cocktail bar is known for serving some of the best cocktails in Fremantle. Their signature cocktail is a refined blend of West Wind sabre gin, elderflower liqueur and shiraz float.

    The Old Synagogue, 92 South Terrace, Fremantle.



    Market Grounds

    Sneaky Tiki

    Add this cocktail to your drinking bucket list! Bursting with fresh pineapple, vanilla, lemon and Jameson Whiskey, it’s light with a sweet kick.

    10 Telethon Ave, Perth


    The Generous Squire

    Pineapple & Jalapeño Margarita

    If spicy margaritas are your jam, then this one is for you. This Margarita has not only Tequila, pineapple and lime in it, but a serious kick of jalapeño.

    397 Murray St, Perth


    Cecchi’s

    Cecchi’s Colada

    The team at Cecchi’s have put their own spin on the classic pińa colada and it’s perfect for summer sipping! The Cecchi’s Colada is a blend of pineapple infused rum, Montenegro and coconut.

    965 Beaufort St, Inglewood



    Le Rebelle

    Pampelle Spritz

    The classic Aperol Spritz is taking a back seat for this French bitter-sweet aperitif. Made from red grapefruit, other botanicals and vintage prosecco from Dal Zotto Wines in the King Valley.

    676 Beaufort St, Mount Lawley


    Mayfair Lane

    Malfy Sour

    From the garnish to the glass, this sour cocktail is perfection. Made with Malfy con Arancia gin, grapefruit and lemon juice, sugar syrup and of course, egg white.

    72 Outram St, West Perth


    Tiny’s

    Highball #23

    It wouldn’t be summer without mangoes, which is why this cocktail from Tiny’s is a must. Mango and lemon are combined with Japanese whisky for a delicious tipple.

    Enter via QV1 Plaza, Milligan St, Perth

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    Cover photo via Pogo in Mount Hawthorn

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