Best Art Bars Perth is an experience not to be forgotten. The bar scene in Perth is stronger than ever. Combine that with the arts and culture of the city, and you’ve got yourself a growing number of art bars in Perth that not only present you with amazing drinks behind the bar but a unique setting on top. Here are 5 of the best.
The Ellington Jazz Club
The heart of all things jazz in Perth, the Ellington Jazz Club showcases the very best talents from the Australian jazz scene as well as a number of international acts. Book your seat online, come along, and have a few drinks while your ear is spoiled by delightful music every night, starting at 6:30 pm. In November get ready for rehearsals by talented Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) students and other local acts such as soul singer Natalie Gillespie and jazz bandleader James Flynn.
191 Beaufort Street, Perth
Uniquely, not only a music venue but The Bird is also your go-to place for other types of art—from visual arts to storytelling! The Northbridge wine bar is famous for its annual Storybattle, a battleground between Perth’s best storytellers, and its exhibition space featuring works by local visual artists. There’s also live music every day, from gigs featuring various local bands to DJs to The Bird’s signature Kara’yo!’ke where you can try your hands at rapping to the latest hip hop hits, with lyrics provided by the venue!
181 William Street, Northbridge
Subiaco’s Bistro Felix is where you can get a bit of French taste in Perth, with an authentic European menu—from pasta and drinks like European wines and cocktails to desserts such as Crème Brulee and macarons and cheese—using seasonal ingredients served in a lavish bistro atmosphere. As you dine, get an even deeper French feeling with displays of classic French movie and advertising posters, which will certainly bring your mind to Paris!
118 – 120 Rokeby Road, Subiaco
Considered one of the best live music venues in Fremantle, Mojos Bar offers a classic bar atmosphere with regular live original music performances. Both international acts and budding local musicians, with different themes each day. As well as live music, the bar also presents Mojos Monthly Comedy by Vulture Culture. Therefore be prepared for a night of laughter every second Tuesday of the month. You can book tickets for individual performing acts on the bar’s website, and come along to get the best of the local music scene!
273 Queen Victoria Street, North Fremantle
And now for a different kind of ‘art’…The Grid is the ultimate paradise for Formula 1 fans in Perth. Not only they serve great food and make for a great gathering place whenever a race is on, but you can also try F1 simulators, and they are as real as they can get! Get behind the steer and drive your way through virtual F1 tracks, and you can enjoy the simulators for only $29 for 30 minutes and $49 for an hour.
U1/310 William Street, Northbridge
By Mentari Sandiastri
Image courtesy of Bistro Felix