Best Backpacker Pubs/ Bars in Darwin Australia

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When it comes to pubs, there’s good, and then there’s the best. Today, we’re bringing you the ultimate guide to the most amazing pubs in Darwin. Get ready to discover the “best” spots to have a great time and enjoy some fantastic drinks! Cheers to that! Enjoy some amazing moments of quality time and the most refreshing cocktails ever. Here are the Best Backpacker Pubs & Bars in Darwin.


The venue is equipped with three bars including the Beer Garden, Craft Beer Bar and the Terrace. The Gaming room features 14 of the latest gaming machines (soon to be 20).


The freshest mussels are served on Friday, while, live music entertainers take over on Friday Saturday and Sunday night.


It offers over 80+ Beer varieties and cocktails and it is open on all seven days of the week.  The Deck Bar has four separate areas to hold private functions and parties too.


Offer a range of delicious food including Asian style tapas.

Address: 22 Mitchell Street, Darwin NT 0800
Telephone: (08) 8942 3001
Email: [email protected]

Wisdom Bar and Cafe

It boasts of award winning cuisine served from the kitchen to be enjoyed from the open air dining options. Wisdom prides itself on being the number one venue for live music in the Darwin bar scene.

Address: 48 Mitchell St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
Telephone: +61 8 8941 4866
Email: [email protected]

The Tap on Mitchell

Modern venue with a large beer garden, offering bar snacks, wraps and traditional pub grub.

Address: 58 Mitchell St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
Telephone: +61 8 8981 5521
Email: [email protected]

​The Trader Bar

Serves espresso and drinks.

Address: 3 Harriet Place, Darwin NT 0820
Telephone: 0416 499 470
Email: [email protected]

The Oyster Bar


On Wednesday and Friday nights, as well as Sunday afternoons, the Oyster Bar will entertain you with fantastic live soloists and duos.

Wednesday – “Oyster Day”

Every Wednesday the oyster menu is discounted while on Friday Night during the   “Oyster Hour” between 5 to 7 pm too Oysters are discounted like on Wednesdays. Live music will be provided by local artists between 7 pm – 11pm.

Address: Tenancy E6, Darwin City, Waterfront 19 Kitchener Drive Darwin NT 0800
Telephone: 08 8981 2242
Email: [email protected]

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