Bars and pubs in Perth & Western Australia

Ready to find the best pubs, taverns, bars and beer venues in Perth, Western Australia?

With so many options, it's always good to get some honest reviews from other local craft beer lovers. That's the reason Beer Is OK was started.

Over time, we are adding more reviewers to our lineup who are always on the lookout for new and exciting local beer venues, bars, taverns and pubs.

And don't forget, our team also review beer venues throughout WA, not just in the Perth metro area. Whether you're located up north in Broome, or down south in Bunbury, we have reviewers across the state ready to showcase our local favourites.

Check out our full list of local beer venue reviews below.

Local beer venues

There's nothing quite like finding a new local gem close to home. Our full list of beer venue, pub, bar and tavern reviews is sure to have something for everyone.

  • Craft and mainstream beer options
  • Large menus with options for all tastes
  • Function hire for parties, weddings and events
  • Kid-friendly and perfect for families
  • Local musician performances
  • Sports bars and live sports
  • Outdoor dining and beer gardens
  • Dog-friendly pub options
  • Tasting paddles and beer specials

Featured bars and pubs

Palace Arcade: Vic Park

Relive your childhood while enjoying a few pints of your favourite craft beer at The Palace Arcade in Victoria Park. The venue houses many retro arcade games and serves delicious pizza by the slice.

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Besk is a small bar and bottle shop located right on railway parade, a short distance west of Perth. The venue offers a wide selection of craft beer on tap and takeaway from the bottle shop.

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Balmoral Hotel

Known as one of the local favourites, The Balmoral Hotel provides an exceptional dining and socialising area matched with a range of craft beer, and mainstream beers if that’s more your thing.

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The Henley Brook

Enjoy a relaxing weekend at The Henley Brook in WA’s Swan Valley. The venue is situated on a massive block of land with ample space to keep the kids occupied while the adults enjoy some live music and craft beer.

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Parade Hotel

The Parade Hotel is located right on the inlet allowing you to arrive via boat and enjoy a few pints with lunch. The venue is open and bright, a perfect location for long summer afternoons.

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The Karalee on Preston

The Karalee is located on top of the hill on Preston Street, with nice views over the Swan River. It is housed within the IGA complex, with a bottle shop next door and plenty of parking out the front and underneath.

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The Queens Hotel

The Queens Hotel in beaufort street in Highgate is the perfect beer venue for a long lunch or dinner with a few pints of your favourite drop. They also host monthly craft beer events.

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The Galway Hooker

The Galway Hooker is an authentic and homely Irish pub located in Perth’s North West. Grab a delicious pint of Guinness of Kilkenny and enjoy some authentic Irish meals.

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Broken Hill Hotel

This recently renovated beer venue welcomes you with a large selection of mainstream beers and some craft beer. The menu offers all the staples and a few specialities sure to please even the fussiest of pub-goers.

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Craft beer venue frequently asked questions

What makes the perfect local craft beer venue?

It all depends on what you, your group or your family are looking for.

For craft beer enthusiasts, a delicious range of craft beer brewed in-house is all they need. Foodies are looking for a delicious selection of meals using locally sourced ingredients. Families often look for kid-friendly options. Or perhaps you're a bit of a punter and on the lookout for a new local bar with attached TAB.

Regardless of your reason for searching to find local beer bars, taverns and venues, Beer Is OK have a range of reviewers from all different walks of life, reviewing craft beer venues across Western Australia.

How many local WA beer venues are dog-friendly?

Surprisingly there are many dog-friendly beer venues, pubs and taverns in Western Australia. While dogs will need to remain outdoors (with their owners), being a beautiful and sunny part of Australia, most local beer venues have amazing beer gardens.

If you're looking for a dog-friendly pub or tavern, check out the latest craft beer venue reviews with Beer Is OK.

What beer venues does Beer Is OK review in Western Australia?

There's absolutely no beer venue in WA that the reviewers at Beer Is OK won't review.

From local arcade-inspired venues to the most unique and unusual beer venues across Western Australia, we're always on the lookout for another craft beer venue to review. We even review mainstream beer venues, as nothing beats a local tavern for the weekly catch up with friends.

Check out our full list of beer venue reviews online.