It’s no secret that we Aussies love our sports, and with the FIFA Women’s World Cup currently playing in stadiums around Australia and New Zealand, you’re probably wondering where the best places are to go and watch the games.
There’s a place for everyone on the Perth sports bar scene — whether you’re chasing the World Cup, AFL, NRL, UFC, basketball, or something else entirely. These bars have got you covered with dedicated sports screens and plenty of food and drinks to keep you happy.
Swap out the couch for a bar stool at a sports bar near you and get the crew en route to the best sports bars in Perth.
Patriots Sports Bar
You’ll never miss one second of the game here.
Patriots is an American-themed bar home to 22 TV screens all dedicated to live-streaming the best sporting games, plus three big screens and two private screening booths — how’s that for coverage from every angle?
You can find them in the heart of Northbridge as part of Perth pub Brass Monkey, and along with the best live sports coverage, they pump out classic American bar food to help those beers go down nicely.
- Location: 209 William St, Northbridge
- Website: thebrassmonkey.com.au/bar
Crown Sports Bar
24/7 sports? Yes, please!
Crown Sports Bar has long been the go-to as one of the best sports bars in Perth, and they’ve got you covered from AM to PM with all the sports your heart desires right there for the viewing. They have TAB facilities if you want to get on the punt and big screens 130 metres long so it pretty much feels like you’re in the game.
- Location: Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood
- Website: crownperth.com.au
The Wembley Hotel
Huge parmi, cold beers, and footy on the big screen — a simple Aussie’s dream and it’s all on offer at the Wembley Hotel.
Technically it’s not a ‘sports bar’ per se, but it has a huge screen and gorgeous courtyard setting to watch all the AFL games live so we’re counting it as one — plus they throw a killer AFL Grand Final party to mark on your calendar.
- Location: 344 Cambridge St, Wembley
- Website: thewembleyhotel.com.au
Ocean Beach Hotel
The public bar at Ocean Beach Hotel offers four big screens to watch the game plus glistening ocean views — what a treat.
It’s a popular hangout along the coast, offering great atmosphere and delicious pub food to chow down on at halftime. Make sure you get in early to the bar for the best seats in the house and make the most of happy hour every day from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
- Location: 140 Marine Parade, Cottesloe
- Website: obh.com.au
We’re sure you have been to/heard of Varsity for their famous burgers, but that’s not all this place is good for.
Feeling as though you’re walking straight into an American sports bar as you enter, each venue is decorated accordingly and playing every kind of sport you can imagine with that good-spirited sports cheer providing the backdrop. With venues spanning from Joondalup to Freo, there’s bound to be one in the area that you can go and check out.
- Location: Various
- Website: varsity.com.au
The Northshore Tavern
Locals north of the river will be well aware of this little gem tucked around the side of Whitford’s Shopping Centre.
Northshore Tavern is home to a dedicated sports bar including a TAB area and everything from AFL to V8 supercars on display. Plus, they’ve teamed up with the above-mentioned Varsity to sling their oh-so-good burgers out of their kitchen so you can keep the party going well into the night.
- Location: Whitfords Ave, Hillarys
- Website: thenorthshoretavern.com.au
An obvious lock on the best sports bars Perth has on tap can be found just next door to the iconic Optus Stadium.
The Camfield is Australia’s largest pub, and the place to be to watch on one of their many screens or have some cheeky drinks before heading to watch the game live next door. If it’s the atmosphere you’re after, then this will not disappoint — and did we mention they have 175 beers on tap and six bars?
- Location: 1 Roger MacKay Dr, Burswood
- Website: thecamfieldbar.com.au
An oldie but a goody, Inglewood Hotel doesn’t miss anything in the sporting world with a sports calendar outlining everything they broadcast to their valued customers on the regular.
They’ve got some killer bites to eat as well, so when you’re not screaming at the TVs, make sure you get your hands on their pulled pork tacos and steak sandwich.
- Location: 803 Beaufort St, Perth
- Website: inglewoodhotel.com.au
Vic Park’s favourite local pub, Balmoral Hotel has plenty of screens and a gorgeous beer garden setting that’s perfect for a Friday after work winding down.
They’ve also got a Spicy Tommys Margarita on the menu made from in-house chilli tequila if you really want to get fired up while cheering on your team.
- Location: 901 Albany Hwy, Victoria Park
- Website: thebalmoral.com.au
The Guildford Hotel
The Guildford Hotel combines heritage charm, drinks, and great food to make the list of the best sports bars in Perth. With ample seating inside and a beer garden to soak up the sun, it’s the perfect spot to catch a game with screens positioned all around the venue.
They’re also home to outstanding food including plenty of smoked meats straight from the in-house smoker in satisfying portions — because sports and smoked meat truly are the perfect match.
- Location: 159 James St, Guildford
- Website: theguildfordhotel.com.au
One of Northbridge’s most beloved institutions, Mustang Bar has it all.
They cover all your sporting needs with 11 screens and a whole range of channels including Basketball, AFL, and Soccer. They’re also locally well-known for the epic dance floor inside, so once you’re done with sport watching you can chuck on your dancing shoes and have a boogie into the night.
- Location: 46 Lake St, Northbridge
- Website: mustangbar.com.au
Hyde Park Hotel
After undergoing some drastic renovations, Hyde Park Hotel is looking better than ever.
Although many things have changed, the fact that it’s one of the best spots to express your love of sports has not. They boast a state-of-the-art sports lounge featuring ten TVs and a few pool tables lying around if you feel like having a game of your own.
- Location: 331 Bulwer St, West Perth
- Website: hydeparkhotel.com.au
Victoria Park Hotel
With dedicated screens dotted about for major sporting events, Vic Park Hotel has recently had quite the million-dollar glow up and we’re here for it.
The leafy courtyard and revitalised menu caters for sports loving groups and families alike, and you could definitely perch up here for the whole afternoon. You can also order from your phone and get it delivered straight to the table so you won’t miss out on one second of the action.
- Location: 605 Albany Hwy, Victoria Park
- Website: victoriaparkhotel.com.au
The Saint George Hotel
Beer garden lovers will be right at home at The Saint, hosting a huge alfresco area with refreshing drinks on tap and a massive TV screen right in the middle of it all.
They believe the game should always be on with a beer in hand, and we couldn’t agree more.
- Location: 2 Morris Rd, Innaloo
- Website: thesaint.com.au
The Sporting Globe
Slowly taking over the Perth sports and pub scene, The Sporting Globe is a premium Sports Bar & Grill hosting all the biggest sporting events LIVE from around the globe on over 50 HD screens.
While some venues will simply throw a TV up on the wall and claim the title sports bar, these guys are simply all about sports and providing the food and drinks to make sure you have the perfect game day experience.
- Location: Belmont, Mandurah & Rockingham
- Website: sportingglobe.com.au
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