Small bars and wine bars

Ball & Chain Happy Hour

Enjoy the widest range of Matilda Bay Craft beer on tap for only $7 or a wide range of spirits or a fine glass of wine at Fremantle's newest old pub, Ball & Chain for only AUD$5 per glass every Monday - Friday 5-6pm. 

The Gaslight Club

Fly By Night presents Freo’s newest Blues Club ‘for people with open minds’- The Gaslight Club! Named in honour of one of the most important venues in Perth in the 60s! Each and every Wednesday will be a new line up of blues artists, and when we say blues it includes African, Fado, Rembetika, Soul, Funk, Jazz etc... this will not be a club for purists! In an intimate and unique setting at the new Fly By Night Musicians Club in the Fly Trap, under the main stage at Victoria Hall. Check the website or Facebook for more details.

Thursday Trivia in Fremantle

Can you answer these questions correctly?  1. Which horse won the Melbourne Cup in 2015? 2. Who is Australia’s only Formula One driver? 3. What Australian company is the largest surfwear manufacturer? 4. Name 5 countries that are larger than Australia 5. In what city did the Commonwealth Parliament first sit? FREMANTLE QUIZ NIGHT Starting January 2017, come and join in with the weekly Quiz Night at Ball & Chain Fremantle every Thursday from 7.15pm onwards.  PRIZES Great prizes to be won PLUS pre-book a table of 8 or more people & be in the draw to win an overnight stay at Esplanade…

A Sunday at Guildhall

This September long weekend we’re hosting an extra special ‘A Sunday at Guildhall’. We delight in throwing our doors open on the last Sunday of every month… and even more so when there is a sleep-in the following day! Join us at our beautiful heritage bar on Sunday 24 September and enjoy a refreshing spritzer in the sunny courtyard from our friends at Aperol. We’ll also be serving botanical cocktails alongside our curated selection of beer and wine. If you arrive hungry we’ll have a fresh, seasonal food menu from Propeller available.  Gillian Moorman Group jazz will carry you through the…

Strange Editions

Introducing Strange Editions, a winter book series at Strange Company in Fremantle. At the end of each month you’re invited to sit down with a Fremantle-based author to discuss their book over vino. The exciting line-up of authors include: Monday 26th June: Joan London with The Golden AgeMonday 31st July: Deb Fitzpatrick with The BreakMonday 28th August: Dr Leigh Straw with LimestoneTuesday 26th September: David Whish-Wilson with Old Scores Strange Editions is a free evening, however as places are limited, RSVP is essential. Head to the Strange Company Facebook page for more information.

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Greg Fleet stand up comedy

With performances all over Australia and overseas, Young George and Perth Laughs, are bringing Greg Fleet to the cellar. You won't get to see him at too many places, with a ticket price of only $25!Greg will be the headline act and he will perform during the second set.Greg was born in the USA, he came to Australia at age 4 and grew up in Geelong.He ​has been an actor in "Flying Doctors" and has featured in "Neighbours", "Full Frontal" and many radio shows!In 2015, Greg starred in the Australian cult - classic underground zombie comedy film - "Me and…

2017 AFL Grand Final

Watch the biggest Australian sporting event of the year in Fremantle for FREE! The 2017 AFL Grand Final will be played live on our six big screens, including three in the beer garden.  Saturday, 30 September should already be in your diary with bounce down scheduled for 12.30pm Perth time. We may be in the heart of Fremantle, but we welcome all footy fans to watch the AFL Grand Final 2017 at the Ball & Chain.  You’ll enjoy: SIX big screens (inside and outside) Live 2017 AFL Grand Final Half time hand ball competition Prizes for best team dress Footy…

SHAKE! Ep Launch

SHAKE! EP launch & birthday extravaganzaIn celebration of the band's first birthday as well as Laura, Matt & Cam all turning 30 in October we've decided to throw a massive party at The Odd Fellow, and release our debut EP entitled "SHAKE!". To help us celebrate, we've assembled a team of Freo's finest bands and musicians to make this night one to remember. So stay tuned for big line-up announcements closer to the date.There will be loads of heavy grooves, and dirty boogie to be had so prepare to sweat. Massive dance comp prizes and give aways too. We plan on…

Auntie G

Auntie G is our new small bar and Indian kitchen. Sticking true to our roots, we embrace homestyle Indian cuisine. Our traditional style dishes will tingle your tastebuds and celebrate the best cuisines of the region - just the way our Aunties make them.

Ball & Chain

The Ball and Chain is Fremantle's newest old pub and is one of the most important sites in Western Australia - it housed the first 75 convicts arrived in Fremantle on 1 June 1850.  ​In 1896 the building on the site was first used as a Hotel and later became a well-known corner pub ‘Hubbles’ after its owner; a meeting place for the working class of Perth’s Fremantle suburb with boxing tournaments out the back and dock-workers picked up on the veranda who sat on the timber benches still outside today.   Over the years, the Pub has been beautifully restored, highlighting…

Good nooks

A cosy snug, a wee dram, a good book. Is there a better way to pass a winter’s afternoon in Freo? Here’s our picks. Nook: The Local HotelBook: Fremantle Football, The Origins 1885-1904. By Dr Norman Ashton(New Edition Bookshop) Colloquially known as Helen’s Bar after a former regular, this cosy snug has night cap written all over it: fire place, Chesterfields, plush sofas. If it’s game day, the contest will be on the front bar’s big screen. More reflective moments can be spent in the cloistered surrounds of the Whiskey Bar, cradling a single malt Yamazaki and–if you really can’t…

Guildhall Event Space Bar

Come experience North Fremantle’s brand new event space. Lovingly restored, and artfully designed, this grand heritage building offers the perfect setting to celebrate your wedding, engagement party, birthday, corporate event or anything else you can think up. With three distinct areas – an open bar, intimate lounge and hidden courtyard – Guildhall can accommodate up to 120 guests for a cocktail party, or 50 for a long table feast.  Please contact our dedicated Event Manager to find out more about holding your event function at Guildhall, or check our Facebook page for upcoming events. 

Holy Smokes

Holy Smokes is a small bar styled as an American bbq joint. We smoke everything in house and make our own bbq and chipotle sauces. The menu is designed around smaller plates for sharing as well as the bigger option of ribs, (brisket and pulled pork by the 100g). The bar has its base in rare bourbons and American whiskeys, along with a strong wine and cocktail list for our female patrons. There is Dos Blockos (Melbourne) and Young Henry's natural lager(Sydney) on tap.

Miss Chats

Miss Chatelaine, adventurer and publican. Legend has it Miss Chatelaine was a well-heeled adventuress with a fondness for trinket collecting. After discovering ‘a darling little gin distillery’, ‘wickedly good cocktail’, ‘passionate brewer’ or ‘most charming winemaker’ she would bring her finds back to Fremantle, to share with her band of fellow bohemians. Over exotic dishes of fantastical flavours, she’d regale them with risqué stories about her trysts and escapades. Eventually her salons became so popular, she opened her own establishment, decorated with ephemera from her travels.

Mrs Brown Bar

Mrs Brown is an intimate neighbourhood bar housed in an old Victorian terrace in North Fremantle. We offer a cosy, relaxed and friendly space to catch up with friends for a drink. Whether by the open fire in winter, or in the afternoon sun in our courtyard in summer, Mrs Brown is comfortable and welcoming year round. With an emphasis on wine, we also offer a generous selection of premium spirits, beers and ciders. Try one of our cheese platters, or for something more substantial, order a delicious burger and chips from Flipside Burgers next door.

Percy Flint

Percy Flint is South Fremantle's newest place for quality drinks and food. A friendly neighbourhood bar with ten craft beers on tap, amazing cocktails and carefully selected wines accompanied by top shelf pub grub and delicious bar snacks. Sun-drenched beer garden in summer and roaring fire in winter. Check it out at 211 South Terrace. Open Tuesday to Sunday.

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Small bars and wine bars

You don’t have to go to one of the larger Fremantle pubs to enjoy a drink in Freo, there are lots of little bars and wine bars oozing character and charm. Sample a fine wine, a boutique beer or a delicious cocktail. Many of the bars also serve tapa’s style food and small bites. The perfect way to relax if you’ve been to some of the busy Fremantle tourist attractions or Fremantle shops.