Perth’s best rooftop bars to enjoy the summer


Sip refreshing cocktails at Perth’s best rooftop bars

It’s summer baby!

As Perth heats up, we think it’s time to explore some of Perth’s best rooftop bars to soak up all the sun and cocktails you can handle, because what better than a few drinks on a balmy evening. ?

Take your alcohol consumption to new heights with lush outdoor spaces, jaw-dropping skyline views, and refreshing concoctions the whole table will love.

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Start the group chat and go on a rooftop pub crawl with some of our favorite places in Perth.


Hibernian Place, Cnr Hay Street, 40 Irwin St, Perth

The lush green vibes of Hadiqa are unmatched.

Their intimate open-air rooftop space offers stunning views of the city among plants with an inspired and simple interior. Take a seat in one of their lounges and sip a Turkish delight martini or cool off on a hot day with the Hadiqa Swizzle while sampling iconic dishes to share.

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Sweetwater rooftop bar

Level 6/1 rue Silas, East Fremantle

Delicious Asian-inspired dishes and tasty cocktails await for a late afternoon evening at Sweetwater rooftop bar.

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The sleek space is a summer gem in Freo, with a lush interior and fresh sharing plates you’ll be polishing in no time. They have a mix of classic cocktails and signature creations to quench your thirst, and if you really want to indulge yourself, you can enjoy one of Yum Cha’s iconic Asian brunches on Sundays.

Institute of Mechanics

222 William Street, Northbridge

Let’s move on to a little more of a casual bang, we’re heading for the epic Institute of Mechanics hidden among the heritage rooftops of Northbridge.

It’s a cozy little corner with chic black decor and a selection of beers, burgers, cocktails and spirits. They are effortlessly cool with lots of character and unique cocktail mixes you can’t find anywhere else.

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On the roof at QT

Level 18/133 Murray St, Perth

The elegant rooftop haven of QT is a touch of modern sophistication with pops of artistic color and skyline views.

Admire the dazzling lights on a balmy night as you sink in and sample some of their utterly delicious cocktail creations, including a fruity Agua Fresca and a classic Margarita with a twist.

Bob’s bar

Bob’s bar is still absolutely buzzing, and for good reason.

Sitting above the former West Australian printing press, the Electric Bar has a pretty impressive liquor list and a bar menu that won’t disappoint. It is the perfect place to relax, unwind and try their selection of carefully brewed craft beers with friends. Isn’t beer for you? They put on a pretty inspired wine list, and some killer cocktails.

18 knots

Level 18/1 Barracks Square, Perth

Treat yourself to a chic evening with a 360-degree view of the Perth city skyline at 18 knots.

Located in the DoubleTree Waterfront, the relaxed atmosphere will welcome you for a perfect afternoon of cocktails and wines while watching the sun go down. Their new West Coast Storm summer cocktail will add spice to your night with vibrant colors, undertones of spiced rum and a hint of citrus.

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Prince Street

356 Murray St, Perth

A green oasis in the heart of Perth, Prince lane small, stylish hangout pump most weekends.

Think gorgeous greenery and lavish touches against a backdrop of city views, with pub-style fare and gourmet pizzas to set you up for the evening. After a few bevvies, you can proceed to the private karaoke lounge decorated in an ultra-luxurious tropical style.

Aurora rooftop bar

The Melbourne Hotel, Perth WA

Reach new heights at Aurora rooftop bar, nicely seated at the top of the Melbourne hotel.

The elegant and refined surroundings are your ultimate relaxation zone as they serve their own homemade Anemoi gin along with a long list of cocktails, craft beers and wines. Their food offerings aren’t huge, but they do have some tasty treats to keep your stomach filled while you gulp down a few.

The aviary

You will 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 rooftops in the CBD.

Soak up vitamin D and take in the views in a lush, tropical-inspired oasis with wooden deck that you can’t imagine being right above the hustle and bustle of the city. They do everything from burgers to classic salads and plenty of spicy cocktails to get the party started. Sit down with a drink in hand and stick around for a while for a pumping party every Friday and Saturday.

AGWA rooftop bar

4 Roe Street, Perth

The art gallery of Western Australia brings art and entertainment together against the city skyline with their brand new rooftop space.

Head here for something a little different as you ignite all of your senses with an outdoor sculpture walk, gallery spaces, and food and drink with a distinct WA taste. The rooftop bar is open from 3 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

HQ Bar + Kitchen

18 L’Esplanade, Perth

Located on the roof of the 10th floor of Quay, HQ Bar + Kitchen is an elegant meeting place for drinking and dining while taking in stunning views of the waterfront.

Sit down with friends on the open-air patio and enjoy tapas-style bites washed down with your choice of craft beers, innovative cocktails, and Western Australian wines and ciders.

Tiki as Fk

91a James St, Northbridge WA

This 60s-inspired cocktail bar might not be on your radar when it comes to rooftop bar hunting, but it definitely should be.

Tiki as Fk brings fun and originality to a night out on the town with some of the best tropical cocktails you’ll try, upbeat music, and knowledgeable staff whose buzzing vibes are infectious. Get here asap.

Songbird Bar and Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, 1 Barrack Street, Perth

Now we are getting really classy.

You expect nothing less than a boujee and a dazzling rooftop bar at the Ritz, and that’s exactly what you get Songbird. Panoramic views of Elizabeth Quay are complemented by soft lighting and glamorous decor, with stunning cocktails inspired by native birds. You might have to shell out a bit more here, but it’s definitely worth it every now and then.

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