With a bubbling Perth small bar scene comes an enticing variety of cocktails.
There are so many great venues and varieties to choose from, it can sometimes feel a little overwhelming.
Fear not – as always we’re here to help, and have done a bit of the leg work for you and found 22 of the best:
Hello Rooftop Bar at The Rechabite
Campfire Whisky Sour
224 William St, Northbridge
69 Aberdeen St, Northbridge
Make it Pop!
This cocktail comes with an edible bubble that is filled with rosemary vapour that is fun to pop and enhances the flavours. Made with Jinzu gin, Aperol, grapefruit & kaffir leaf cordial, lemon, mirin, rhubarb bitters and a rosemary bubble.
Basement/40 Irwin St, Perth (Corner Hay St & Irwin)
Vodka, mandarin, lemongrass and bubbles combine with fresh lime juice and a mandarin sherbet (a syrup made from the flesh and rind of mandarins) for a spritz that is shaken and poured over ice, and topped with sparkling wine and a splash of tonic.
State Buildings, Barrack St & St Georges Terrace, Perth
Life After Breakfast
5 Nairn St, Fremantle
278 Marine Parade, Swanbourne
Bar Lafayette will freshen you right up with Havana Club 3yo Rum, Haymans Sloe Gin, Apricot Brandy, Lime and Watermelon.
Brookfield Place, Perth
Choose from the Mojitos Mo’Problems with 35 White rum, lime, mint, sugar, and either a passionfruit or strawberry twist. A classic Pimms Punch with Pimms, dry gin, seasonal fruit, lemonade and ginger ale, or the Rosa Rosa with 35 Grapefruit vodka, Chambord, rose, strawberry and lemon.
The Towers at Elizabeth Quay, Eastern Promenade, Ophir Walk, Perth
1/148 Scarborough Beach Rd, Mount Hawthorn
28 Rose St, Northbridge
Almost too pretty to drink. This margarita is a mix of Don Julio Blanco, triple sec, maraschino, lime juice and berry tea syrup, shaken with ice and strained into a chilled glass and garnished with flowers.
26 Queen St, Perth
200 William St, Northbridge
Bib and Tucker
Lychee & Pomegranate Crush
18 Leighton Beach Blvd, North Fremantle
Testerossa Power Slide
It’s the perfect combination: cold brew, hazelnut, banana, vanilla, coconut and dandelion tonic, served lightly carbonated and garnished with freeze dried strawberry, coated in white chocolate and dusted in tonka bean.
84 Beaufort St, Perth
Sweetwater Rooftop Bar
Level 6/1 Silas St, East Fremantle
Honeycomb Espresso Martini
10 Telethon Ave, Perth
90 Kingsley Dr, Kingsley
The Stables Bar
888 Hay St, Perth
Indian Ocean Brewing Co
Mindarie, 33 Oceans Fall Blvd, Mindarie
Enter via QV1 Plaza, Milligan St, Perth
Hot Apple Cider
187 Challenger Parade, City Beach
Black Truffle Martini
An absolute treat for yourself, with Archie Rose signature Dry Gin, House made Black Truffle Vermouth and Burnt Butter Sage. Served up.
Brookfield Place, Perth
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Cover photo courtesy of Goody Twos