The weather is heating up, which means there’s no better place to soak up Perth’s glorious sunshine than on a rooftop bar with unbeatable views. From the heavenly heights of Rooftop at QT to glorious balcony views over Fremantle, the sunny city has no shortage of urban lookouts and cocktails. We present the top 10 rooftop bars to visit across Perth.
Henry’s Rooftop Bar
Situated on the top floor of The Reveley in Elizabeth Quay, this sleek inner-city rooftop escape is fast becoming a favourite amongst Perth locals. Boasting unparalleled views of Elizabeth Quay and the Swan River, the cocktail list alone is bound to get you up those stairs.
Rooftop at QT
Perth’s highest rooftop bar does not disappoint. With a cracking cocktail menu, sophisticated interiors and a mixture of indoor and outdoor spaces, the Rooftop at QT puts a whole new spin on the word sleek.
The National Hotel Fremantle
Whether you’re sipping on a Spritz in the sunshine or taking in the views of Fremantle, there’s no better place to kick back on a Friday after work, than The National Hotel Fremantle. Fancy something to eat? You can’t go past the crispy buttermilk chicken or the seafood share platter.
Placed on the top floor of the Flour Factory, this rooftop bar is a gem amongst the hustle and bustle of the city. With an array of intimate seating areas and stunning green garden spaces, it’s the perfect place for your next sundowner.
Craving an after-work cocktail? Named after the late Bob Hawke, former Prime Minister and expert chugger, Bob’s Bar at Print Hall has a huge range of cocktails to choose from, as well as craft beers and ciders.
Stuck for a spot to have your next Sunday sesh? Look no further than the much-loved ‘The Nest’, perched above The Aviary. This colourful and inviting rooftop bar serves everything from Island Punch to Espresso Martinis, and often has DJs entertaining the patrons.
You’re unlikely to find a more luscious garden-style rooftop bar and one with such stunning views right in the heart of the Perth CBD. Inspired by the hues and tastes of the Middle East, Hadiqa is heartily stocked with unique craft beers and a killer assortment of cocktails.
If you’re into fine wines and fine dining, Wildflower is your next must-visit rooftop bar in Perth. You’ll find this sophisticated dining area nestled above COMO The Treasury, with breathtaking views of the Swan River and Perth City.
The Loft Bar and Lounge
This lustrous rooftop bar is located on the first level of InterContinental Perth. The impressive wine list and range of cocktails make this place a must-visit if you’re looking for a chic place to catch up with friends, or savour the city lights in solitude.
Sweetwater Rooftop Bar
Located in trendy East Fremantle, Sweetwater serves up some of the most mouth-watering Asian influenced cuisine and finest cocktails in Perth. If you like the sound of smooth tunes and enjoying a drink whilst overlooking the gorgeous views of Fremantle, then look no further.
Songbird Bar & Lounge
Set over the Swan River, Songbird Bar & Lounge located in The Ritz by Carlton is inspired by Australia’s open skies and free spirit. A destination for casual fare, the indoor-outdoor space features a pool for hot summer days and an inviting fireplace for crisp winter evenings.
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