Perth's best hidden cocktail bars
It's tempting to stick to your old favourites when it comes to cocktails but the best part about visiting a true cocktail bar is putting your trust in those behind the bar.
Here are Perth's best hidden cocktail bars with a unique twist on their cocktail list.
Housed inside The Mantle on James Street in Fremantle, this speakeasy and pre-prohibition era inspired bar, has a craft cocktail to please every taste! The ‘Hola Quila’, consisting of tequila, pineapple juice, smoked plum and coconut syrup—is an Alter Ego speciality and a great way to start any cocktail hour.
Where: 1 James St, Fremantle WA 6160
Boutique Fremantle Bar, Strange Company is a small bar with a big reputation for mixing up some of Perth’s best cocktails. Their extensive menu features ‘fresh’, ‘fruity’, ‘bittersweet’ and ‘rich’ cocktails, so you can choose by taste! The 'Aficionado', consisting of tequila, maraschino, pink grapefruit, lime and Peychauds bitters is a crowd favourite.
Where: 5 Nairn Street, Fremantle WA 6100
With a lavish custom-designed décor, sophisticated atmosphere and an extensive menu of divine cocktails, its no wonder Gourmet Traveller awarded TWR ‘Best Bar’ in 2018. The Caramel Espresso Martini is a must try!
Where: Crown Towers, Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood WA 6100
Varnish on King
If whiskey is your spirit of choice, look no further! With an extensive range of premium whiskeys and cocktail menu to match, Varnish on King is fast becoming one of Perth’s hippest bars. The Whiskey and Bacon flights are pure genius!
Where: 75 King Street, Perth WA 6000