Get The Festivities Started With The Best Christmas Drink Spots In Perth
The best part of Christmas? Christmas drinks.
Fire up the office chat and get the crew together for a drink or ten, it’s festive season baby.
Christmas is just around the corner, and you can feel the buzz in the air as crowds flock to the best bars and turn on holiday mode.
Maybe you’re celebrating a crazy year, or maybe you’re drinking to numb the pain of Christmas shopping and family lunch organising- whatever the case, we’re ready to let loose and get merry.
Here are our top Christmas drink spots in Perth – Cheers!
The Flour Factory
16 Queen St, Perth
We’re GINgling all the way to Flour Factory this year for insanely ‘grammable Gin & Tonica trees to share among friends, good vibes and refreshing cocktails.
Group catch-ups for tasty cocktails and world-class gin is what they do best, so where better to perch up for a few cheeky Christmas drinks? Better yet, Buddy the Elf will be magically discounting six premium Gin & Tonicas to $12 each when he pops up behind the bar- we can definitely get around that.
Sweetwater Rooftop Bar
Level 6/1 Silas St, East Fremantle
Soak in a Summer afternoon in style with signature cocktails & Asian-inspired bites at Sweetwater Rooftop Bar.
The breezy garden rooftop setting will provide the perfect backdrop for the annual Chrissy catch-up, and you’ll be kept well watered and fed with plates that pack a punch and signature spins on cocktail classics.
Varnish On King
75 King St, Perth
Count down to Christmas with 12 limited edition whiskey sips at Varnish On King.
The basement lighting is moody and intimate, the ambience unbeatable, and the whiskey even better. Classic cocktails and bespoke twists will be slung across the bar at $22 for one day only, but you can be guaranteed a deal with $14 nips of Basil Hayden Reserve Bourbon, Basil’s Basil Smash cocktail at $21 and a Beam Of Flight for $50 throughout December.
Top it all off with hearty feeds, bacon and a set festive menu and you’ve got yourself a very merry drinking hole.
28 Roe St, Northbridge
You’ll definitely be able to fit the whole crew at The Standards spacious venue.
The award-winning Northbridge stop boasts an inside bar, restaurant and outdoor garden bar, with plenty of delicious spritzy Summer drinks, bubbles and suitable Asian-fusion snacking options to keep you going.
42 Mews Rd, Fremantle
Enjoy the summer breeze at Freo’s iconic waterfront location serving up brews and views all December.
Harbourside Freo is the perfect spot for a sundowner with friends and co-workers to get Merry and sip on some sweet cocktails, beers and wines. They’re also doing a festive Ginger Gin-gle cocktail featuring Four Pillars Xmas Gin, Licor 43 and Gingerbread which we need to try ASAP.
26 Queen St, Perth
If you’re more in the mood for a late-night, tequila filled fiesta into the early morning hours then pop into Caballitos to get down this Christmas.
You and the amigos can get a LOCO Christmas Tree filled with delicious frozen margaritas, or take it up a notch with a Navidad Fiesta Tree and add nine tacos to the mix. Make sure to try out their frozen margarita cocktail specials sporting candy canes and sweet Christmas flavours as you dance your way into the wee hours.
245 William St, Northbridge
Bright and colourful is just the atmosphere we need for our festivities, so we’re keen to head to Neon Palms for some Christmas celebrations.
Enjoy the taste of Summer with playful cocktails in 80’s Miami vibes with pops of electric colour and neon. The bright blue Neon Margarita and creamy Sunday sesh Coladas are our top pick, but anything is sure to satisfy.
531 Wellington St, Perth
If you walk past The Royal after work on a Friday and look up you’ll be guaranteed to see a packed balcony buzzing with noise, so clearly it’s popular.
The original heart and soul of Perth, there’s no greater way to down your Chrissy drinks at an iconic Aussie pub. They’ve got beer on tap, wine, cocktails and retro faves- so pull up a bar stool with the work crew and get to it.
35 Ewen St, Scarborough
It’s coastal feels meets boho Scandinavian design at Skol, plus you can drink a cocktail out of a shell- can’t get that just anywhere.
The cocktails here are showstopping and fresh, featuring zingy and floral flavours with infused gins, rums and fruity goodness. You won’t find anything like them anywhere else, and the foods pretty incredible to top it all off.
159 James St, Guildford
Historical charm meets modern-day pub at The Guildford, and they’re also getting festive with Christmas cocktails.
Get your hands around a sweet and creamy Biscoff Martini, a refreshing Choc Mint Martini and a fun fruity Christmas Kiss. Saunter over to the beer garden and set yourself up for a day of drinking- woo!
200 Karrinyup Rd, Karrinyup
Karrinyup’s newest addition is certainly making its mark.
Good Company brings Mediterranean beach club vibes to the newly revamped shopping centre. Think modern coastal flavours, classic cocktails and plenty of bubbles. You can get your Christmas shopping done and then wander over for a post-gift-buying cheers.
9 Electric La, Leederville
Another new kid on the block, Servo is dialing up the festivities this year with a Festive Feed Me bonanza for just $75 a head.
The unique space features a genre-less menu and all-day dining for any occasion washed down with vibrant cocktails and wines. Dig into a gastronomique wonderland with the chef’s feed me choice and stay a while to keep the party going.
Corner Barrack Street and, St Georges Terrace, Perth
20 taps with an ever-changing list of craft beers? We’re in.
Discover the brew for you this Christmas at Beer Corner, with some of the best in WA being poured behind their bar. It’s a beer lovers wonderland, and the perfect way to kick off the holiday season with crafted brews you’ll not find anywhere else and knowledgeable staff to guide you.
DoubleTree By Hilton Northbridge Rooftop Bar
100 James Street Northbridge, Perth
Elevated high above Northbridge, DoubleTree By Hilton’s Rooftop Bar is an absolute stunner- perfect for all our Christmas fun with friends.
They’ll be hosting drink specials (we love to hear it) and summer-inspired cocktail options by the glass or jug with Malfy Gin Rosa Spritz, Peach Caipiroska, Black Barrel Lynchburg or a Passionfruit Mojito.
Hibernian Place, Top Floor, Cnr Hay Street, 40 Irwin St, Perth
The lush open-air rooftop space at Hadiqa offers an intimate setting for your festive get-together, and they’ve got a few gifts for us this Christmas.
Indulge in a special Black Forest Gateau Christmas Cocktail with a blend of Sipsmith Sloe Gin and Giffard Creme de Cacao Liqueur, or be enticed with their signature Turkish Delight Martini in Christmas Tree form. You’ll also have a chance to treat yourself and take home an exclusive Turkish Delight Martini candle this year in collaboration with Six Scents.
Basement/40 Irwin St, Perth
Head underground to Goody Twos for a late-night, sultry atmosphere inspired by the Japanese ‘after work’ culture.
The quirky bar serves up a delightful selection of Japanese whiskies, izakaya style bites and plenty of cocktails. Settle in to one of their plush booths for a few and dance your way into the night with DJ’s playing to the early hours.
1/446 Beaufort St, Highgate
The retro Italian vibes, insane pizza’s, colourful cocktails and live music are all the perfect ingredients for a Christmas get together with the gang.
Si Paradiso is a place to drink, dance and eat until you pop featuring a dance club, an amphitheater area usually hosting live jazz sounds and an intimate vintage-style lobby bar. If you’re a wine-thusiast their list is also pretty killer with leading wines from Australia and Italy.
Feature Image: Hadiqa Turkish Delight Martini Tree
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