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The Best Rooftop Bars in Perth For Sips With a Side of Sunset

Start climbing and prepare for skyline sips at the best rooftop bars in Perth, offering spectacular vibes and views.

Songbird Bar at The Ritz

Summer in Perth equates to ideal conditions to sit on a rooftop and order a drink. Scattered around the city are some beautiful rooftop spaces that offer stunning views, excellent cocktails, and an ambiance of sophisticated relaxation that promise to elevate your sunset sips to new heights. 

Here are some of the best rooftop bars in Perth for sips with a side of sunshine and cheer.

AGWA Rooftop (Image Credit: Anthony Tran Photography)

AGWA Rooftop

Perched above the Art Gallery of WA, AGWA Rooftop not only delivers in Insta-worthy skyline views, but it’s a favourite for culture fiends. While sipping on bespoke cocktails crafted from local breweries and distilleries, meander through the open-air sculpture walk featuring works of art from the State Art Collection, no wonder why so many well-travelled patrons compare the AGWA Rooftop to New York City’s Met Roof Garden Bar.

As well as grazing boards and tasty tidbits, this unique rooftop bar in Perth has year-round events, including pop-up morning yoga sessions, just in case you overdo it the night before on Sandalwood Espresso Martinis or the rambunctious gin menu.  

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth 

Mechanics Institute

Mechanics Institute

While hardly a secret to the city's dedicated bar hoppers, Mechanics Institute still earns a well-deserved place on our list of rooftop bars in Perth due to its alleyway entrance.

Perth's finest small bar is one of its absolute best, where you can head upstairs to indulge in expertly crafted cocktails upon a cool rooftop deck. Nestled amongst the other heritage rooftops of Northbridge, Mechanics offers an escape from the everyday below. There's nothing more alluring than that!

REAR/222 William Street, Northbridge 

Sweetwater Rooftop Bar

Sweetwater Rooftop Bar

This sprawling, sun-drenched rooftop restaurant serves up incredible Asian-inspired bites and delicious cocktails, all with the most gorgeous views across Freo Port and the Swan River. Sweetwater is an East Freo favourite, thanks to its casual garden vibes, eclectic ambiance, and a menu that showcases the best of locally-sourced ingredients. Grab a table at golden hour, order a few plates of  their delectable steamed dumplings and a round of mojitos, and watch the sun set over Fremantle. Happy days. 

Level 6/1 Silas Street, East Fremantle

Claremont Hotel

The Rooftop at The Claremont 

The newly-revamped Claremont Hotel now boasts an impressive rooftop open air terrace space that's bright, shiny and glamorous, with delicious drinks and a menu offering everything from bar snacks and shareplates, to classic pub meals. There’s always plenty of atmosphere, but weekends turn it up a notch, with DJ sets, party vibes and lots of dancing under the stars.  

1 Bay View Terrace, Claremont  

Hello Rooftop Bar

Hello Rooftop Bar At The Rechabite

With terrific views around Northbridge and the city skyline, Hello Rooftop Bar occupies the top of the vibrant multi-storey Rechabite venue, serving creative cocktails like the Miss Magnolia (made with Republic of Fremantle gin) in a cosy and relaxed industrial-chic setting. Though it’s often crowded downstairs, you’ll usually find plenty of breathing room up here. 

224 William Street, Northbridge



Located on the 18th floor of Quest East Perth, the newly renovated rooftop bar Folly Perth offers up some of the city's most breathtaking views, stretching out from the CBD to Perth Hills, and overlooking the Swan River, WACA, Optus Stadium and Crown Complex.

Bright, stylish and light-filled, it's a winning spot to sip on sophisticated cocktails like their Folly Paloma, enjoy delicious food and unwind with friends. Calling Perth’s skyline home makes Folly a true Perth destination unto itself, and whether you perch up at the rooftop bar or settle into their dining room, you're guaranteed a memorable affair. 

Quest East Perth, Level 18/176 Adelaide Terrace, Perth 



Hadiqa is the place to go for an opulent escape high above the streets of Perth. This rooftop bar, perched atop the Hibernian Place precinct, is a verdant sanctuary that feels both serene and sophisticated. With its array of potted plants, plush seating and ornate tiles, Hadiqa captures the essence of Morocco in every detail. The drinks menu is equally captivating, featuring a wide selection of craft beers, fine wines, and inventive cocktails.

40 Irwin Street, Perth

The Arbor at The Old Synagogue

The Arbor At The Old Synagogue

For a laidback and stylish night out in Fremantle, the Old Synagogue’s rooftop space is a sure bet. Make your way to the buzzing, open-air deck scattered with lush greenery and enjoy sunset sips alongside a tasty modern pub menu. This fun rooftop beer garden, nestled within the converted synagogue, offers views of Fremantle oval. It's a testament to Fremantle’s ability to blend old-world charm with contemporary allure.

92 South Terrace, Fremantle

The National Hotel

The National Hotel is a historic gem with a rooftop that is undoubtedly one of Fremantle’s crown jewels. Perched atop this iconic 19th-century pub, The National Hotel rooftop bar offers unparalleled views of the bustling Fremantle Port and the Indian Ocean beyond. 

This space combines old-world charm with contemporary chic, featuring cool furnishings, a diverse drinks menu, and a welcoming ambiance. Sip on craft beers, fine wines, or signature cocktails while taking in the mesmerising sunset views.

98 High Street, Fremantle 

Henry’s Rooftop

Henry’s Rooftop at The Reveley

This sleek, riverside rooftop within Perth’s picturesque Elizabeth Quay offers breathtaking panoramic views of both the city and the river, making it a popular spot for after-work drinks or a casual bite in the CBD. Henry’s Rooftop offers a carefully curated selection of cocktails, wines, and a tempting menu of shareable dishes. Whether you're sipping cocktails while watching the sun go down or enjoying the starlit night sky, this sophisticated space is the epitome of refined, riverside elegance in Perth.

Riverside Drive, Perth

Songbird Bar at The Ritz

Songbird Bar 

Inspired by both the open surrounds and the beautiful birds that fill our skies, appropriately named Songbird is a haven for delicious food, skillfully crafted cocktails and sweeping panoramic views of the Swan River. Each cocktail at Songbird is carefully crafted to showcase the unique flavours and characteristics of Australia's native birds. Expect to be imbibed with fun flavours and the airy and ever-enchanting atmosphere of the combined indoor-outdoor space. Where good times fly, this is one of the top rooftop bars in Perth. 

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

QT Rooftop

Rooftop at QT

Perched atop the QT Perth Hotel, this rooftop bar boasts an impressive blend of modern design and breathtaking views of the city skyline. With its sleek, minimalist décor, plush seating, and an inviting atmosphere, this chic bar is a fun date spot and turns into a vibrant party scene as the sun sets. The menu is a fusion of innovative cocktails, fine wines, and gourmet bites. For those in search of a refined yet lively rooftop experience, Rooftop at QT is undoubtedly one of Perth's best.

18/133 Murray Street, Perth

The Aviary

The Aviary 

One of the iconic OG rooftop bars in Perth, The Aviary is a relaxed kind of space perfect for those looking for casual bites and ambience while hovering above William Street in the Perth city. Take in views of the city skyline on the timber decking, with lush greenery and relaxed furniture creating the perfect setting for your sunset sips. 

Level 1/140 William Street, Perth 

The best rooftop bars in Perth have what you’re looking for this summer. After the perfect spot for a delicious meal in Perth? Find it on our list of Perth’s latest and greatest restaurants, bars and cafes

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