Food & wine

Happy Hour Fremantle

The best hotel bars for happy hour in Fremantle (Western Australia) Whether it's the amount of work we need to do, conflicting priorities, or just too many... stepping into a bar that offers HAPPY HOUR EVERYDAY, 5-6pm, is just what you need to relax after a long day trying to multitask.  The choice is yours! Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges introduces happy hour with a variety of drinks on special at Marine Lounge Bar and Ball & Chain to cater for whatever mood you're in.  Marine Lounge Bar Happy Hour Fremantle Selected wines & draught beers $4; standard spirits $5; cocktail of the week $10.  If you're into jazz music and prefer to hide…

South Beach Sunset Markets

Come along to this fabulous summertime fun event at South Beach, South Fremantle, each Saturday night from 5pm until 9pm, commencing the first week of December, 2016. Feast on hawker food delights from the world over. Listen to live music. Enjoy kid's entertainment; animal farm; facepainting. Grab a drink from our 'pop-up bar'. watch the sun set over the beautiful Indian ocean. See you soon at the South Beach Sunset Market! The markets are held in a dog free zone.

Breakfast in the Brewery

Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 9am-11am for brekkie overlooking the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour!  Perfect for the family, big groups or to cure that pesty hangover, Little Creature's has got your morning needs covered with hearty breakfasts,  tasty pastries,  fresh coffee and of course- beer!  Large groups are welcome.  No reservations needed.    

Fremantle High Tea

Indulge in a leisurely afternoon of sweets and savouries, tea and tipples with a traditional high tea at the Harbour Master in Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges. Available every Sunday between 3-5pm, pick one of four packages and treat yourself to an assortment of ribbon sandwiches, freshly baked scones accompanied with jam and double cream, and a selection of cakes or tarts accompanied by a selection of teas by T2.  Classic High Tea - $38 per person Includes T2 teas and coffee Sparkling High Tea - $44 per person Includes glass of sparkling or upgrade for $10pp to receive "flowing sparkling" throughout your…

Fremantle Sunday Jazz

Settle into your armchair every Sunday, 4-7pm, at Marine Lounge Bar for great tunes from some of the best Jazz singers in Perth and complete the experience with a glass of Shiraz. The spicy bite, the smooth silky fruit flavours and that warming feeling in your throat is just what you need on some of the colder nights. Wine Tastings:  January 8th & 22nd - Jane Brook Estate Wines, Swan River & Margaret River WA

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. 

Lefty Food Trucks

Come down with friends and family, choose from the multicultural food offering of the food trucks – and then relax in our beer garden with some drinks.  Lefty Food Trucks is a great alternative to the normal restaurant dining experience – it’s a fun evening for everyone!  Together with live music and our amazing WA sunsets, we’ll have some beautiful summer nights ahead of us.

Custard Co Cider Appreciation

Come and join Custard & Co for an evening of cider education and an in-depth tasting of their delicious range. Set in the middle of apple growing country in the South West of WA, Custard & Co are a little different, using whole local fruit to make true, whole apple ciders.  The Custard & Co cider’s have been described as close to eating an actual apple as cider drinking gets - with no filtration, no carbonation, no concentrate, and no flavourings. It's just a bottle of true apple tastiness with real bits of apple! They do most of the work…

Live Music Thursdays at Creatures Next Door

Join us at Creatures NextDoor every Thursday from 6pm for live music!  Wrap up the day (or kick off the evening) with some eclectic sounds,  a meal or nibbles, one of our own craft beers or a wine.    Located just around the corner from the brewery, Creatures NextDoor is a cosy, relaxed lounge with a little bit of spunk. It boasts some serious views of the Fishing Boat Harbour – a perfect location for sunsets. Our menu is a sharing style menu and is accompanied by Little Creatures beers, ciders and a great selection of Australian wines. Love your music?  We also host live Jazz every…

80s Revival Party

LOVE THE 80s? Time to dance the night away in Fremantle On Friday, 17 March 2017, party-goers will be treated to an electrifying musical experience at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges from 7pm onwards. The hotel will be transformed into a 1980s disco reminiscent of a time when music & fashion defined everything! Feel the blast from the past as you walk into the venue instantly with LIVE DJ playing the best of 80s music all night long. ​Tickets on sale now!  Each ticket includes entry, welcome drink on arrival and 1-hour 80s inspired canapés: ​Group rate of 5 or more | $35 per person Early bird rate (ends 24 February 2017) | $40 per person Normal rate (from 25 February 2017) | $45 per person ​Nobody puts baby in the corner! Get your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Unlimited Oysters and Champagne

Indulgence awaits you at Marine Lounge Bar with A Night of Oysters and Champagne on Friday 24 March. Come down straight after work and get your weekend started with two hours of luxurious gratification for your taste buds. Unlimited Oysters and Champagne Coco Chanel once said, “I only drink Champagne on two occasions. When I am in love and when I am not.” So weather you’re in love or not, celebrate with unlimited freshly shucked oysters and free-flowing Moet Champagne from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Plus our talented Executive Chef will delight you even more with canapes inspired from The Harbour…

Fremantle Bacon Festival

Because everything’s better with Bacon...we’ve put it all together in one delicious spot. The 2017 Fremantle Bacon Festival is a celebration of everything bacon, you just have to be there. Roam around the food stalls and get your fill of creative bacon dishes – we bet you’ve never tried bacon ice cream?! Grab a pint or a bacon cocktail at one of our pop up bars, then head to the food coma zone and listen to great, local live music.​There’s also a bacon cook-off (amateur and pro) happening both days. Kids under 15 years old are FREE and we’ll have kids zone with activities to keep your little piglets entertained.

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Nail Brewing Craft Beer Appreciation

Come and enjoy a few tasty brews with one of WA’s favourite beers, Nail Brewing. Nail will take you through an in-depth tasting of their range plus a very special limited release!Nail’s story started as a dream in 1994 when John Stallwood, director and head brewer, was given a home brew kit. In early 2000 John set up his brewery at Bobby Dazzler's, a pub in the heart of the Perth CBD which is now known as The Boheme. Nail is still independently owned with the brewery now located in Bassendean, 12km from Perth CBD. On top of brewing beer and…


Food and wine

Fremantle is the home of alfresco dining in Western Australia and is well known for its food and wine events. Fremantle Markets hosts the annual truffle festival, the Seafood Festival which evolved from the Fremantle Sardine Festival and the Fremantle Chilli Festival are great events on the food and wine event calendar.