Sip on some refreshing cocktails at the best rooftop bars in Perth
It’s summer baby!
As Perth heats up, we think it’s time to explore some of the best rooftop bars in Perth to soak in all the sun and cocktails you can handle, because what’s better than a few drinks on a balmy evening?
Take your drinking to new heights with lush open-air spaces, breathtaking skyline views and some refreshing concoctions the whole table will love.
Fire up the group chat and head out on a rooftop bar crawl with some of our fave spots in Perth.
Hibernian Place, Cnr Hay Street, 40 Irwin St, Perth
The lush green vibes at Hadiqa are unmatched.
Their intimate open-air rooftop space boasts stunning city views among the plants with an inspired and simple interior. Perch up on one of their lounges and sip on a Turkish Delight Martini or refresh on a hot day with the Hadiqa Swizzle while picking at some signature share-friendly eats.
Sweetwater Rooftop Bar
Level 6/1 Silas St, East Fremantle
Delicious Asian-inspired dishes and tasty cocktails await you for a late afternoon soiree at Sweetwater Rooftop Bar.
The elegant space is a summertime gem in Freo, with lush interior and fresh share plates you’ll be polishing off in no time. They have a mix of classic cocktails and signature creations to quench your thirst, and if you really want to indulge you can enjoy one of the iconic Yum Cha Asian brunch’s on Sunday.
222 William St, Northbridge
Moving into a little more of a casual hang, we head to the epic Mechanics Institute hidden among the heritage rooftops in Northbridge.
It’s a cosy little spot with chic black decor and a selection of beers, burgers, cocktails and spirits. They’re effortlessly cool with plenty of character and some unique cocktail mixes you can’t get anywhere else.
Rooftop At QT
Level 18/133 Murray St, Perth
The sleek rooftop haven at QT is a touch of modern sophistication with splashes of artsy colour and skyline views.
Take in the dazzling lights on a balmy night while you sink in and taste some of their utterly delicious cocktail creations, including a fruity Agua Fresca and classic Margarita with a twist.
Bob’s Bar is always absolutely buzzing, and for good reason.
Sitting above the old West Australian print office, the electic bar features a pretty impressive booze list and a bar menu of feeds that won’t disappoint. It’s the ultimate place to unwind, relax and try out their carefully curated craft beer selection with mates. Beer not for you? They put on a pretty inspired wine list, and some killer cocktails.
Level 18/1 Barrack Square, Perth
Indulge yourself in a classy evening up top with 360-degree views of Perth city skyline at 18 Knots.
Located within the DoubleTree Waterfront, the relaxed atmosphere will welcome you in for a perfect afternoon of cocktails and wine as you watch the sun go down. Their new summer cocktail West Coast Storm will add a zing to your night with vibrant colours, spicy rum undertones and a pop of citrus.
356 Murray St, Perth
A leafy oasis in the heart of Perth, Prince Lane’s stylish little hangout is pumping most weekends.
Think gorgeous greenery and plush touches against the backdrop of city views, with pub-style food and gourmet pizza that will set you up for the evening. After a few bevvies you can hit up the private karaoke lounge decked out in uber-luxe tropical style.
Aurora Rooftop Bar
The Melbourne Hotel, Perth WA
Reach new heights at the Aurora Rooftop Bar, sitting pretty at the top of The Melbourne Hotel.
The stylish and refined setting is your ultimate relaxation zone as they serve up their very own house-made Anemoi Gin along with an extensive list of cocktails and some craft beer and wines. Their food offerings aren’t huge, but they’ve got a few tasty treats to keep your stomach lined as you down a few.
You’ll be sure to have heard The Aviary mentioned among friends on a night out on the town, given it’s one of the most popular rooftop hangs in the CBD.
Soak in the Vitamin D and views in a tropical-inspired, lush, timber decked oasis you can’t imagine would be sitting just above the hustle and bustle of the city. They do everything from burgers to classic salads and plenty of zinging cocktails to get the party started. Sit back with an afternoon drink in hand and stay awhile for a pumping party every Friday and Saturday.
AGWA Rooftop Bar
4 Roe St, Perth
Head here for something a little different as you ignite all your senses with an open-air sculpture walk, gallery spaces and food and beverages with a distinct WA taste. The rooftop bar is open from 3pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
HQ Bar + Kitchen
18 The Esplanade, Perth
Located on Quay’s 10th floor rooftop, HQ Bar + Kitchen is a stylish hangout to wine and dine as you overlook stunning waterfront views.
Set up with friends on the open-air terrace and enjoy tapas-style bites washed down with your choice of craft beers, innovative cocktails and Western Australian wine and cider.
Tiki as Fk
91a James St, Northbridge WA
This 60s inspired cocktail lounge might not be on your radar when it comes to rooftop bar hunting, but it definitely should be.
Tiki as Fk brings fun and quirky to a night out on the town with some of the best tropical cocktails you’ll try, pumping music and knowledgeable staff who’s buzzing vibes are contagious. Get here ASAP.
Songbird Bar And Lounge
The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, 1 Barrack St, Perth
Now we’re getting real classy.
You’d expect nothing less than a boujee and dazzling rooftop bar at The Ritz, and that’s exactly what you get at Songbird. Sweeping views of Elizabeth Quay are complemented by dim lighting and glam decor, with stunning cocktails inspired by native birds. You might have to fork out a little more here, but it’s totally worth it once in a while.
Feature Image: Rooftop at QT | Source: qthotels.com
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