You can get to Northbridge from Perth Train Station by walking through Yagan Square, or you can hop on the free Blue CAT bus which goes to Northbridge Piazza. There’s also free CPP parking options at Perth Cultural Centre and other CPP offers on Roe Street and William Street.
If you’re set out to find some fun activities, you’ll find plenty of options in Northbridge. Get a hole in one at Holey Moley, or a bullseye at Lumber Punks, or turn back the clock and check out some retro games at The Nostalgia Box.
You’ll be sure to while away the day by heading to the new WA Museum Boola Bardip. Learn Western Australia’s many stories by booking a free entry time to visit, or check out their many education and holiday programs available.
The Perth Cultural Centre’s 2021 calendar is bursting with new events and exhibitions ready to entertain one and all. Right next door you’ll also see Northbridge Piazza which brings free outdoor films and vibrant pop-up events throughout summer so keep an eye on their website for details.
While you’re in Northbridge it’s the perfect opportunity for some retail therapy. You’ll discover an abundance of stylish boutiques along William Street stocking unique bits and bobs and vintage finds to lift your gifting game. Indie favourites like Chachi, which stocks sustainable designers, mingles amongst other boutiques like Ruck Rover and Periscope, while GENERICS Urban Apothecary and Planet Books hold even more treasures for savvy urbanites. Don’t forget Perth Makers Market for those extra special finds.
After you’ve nailed shops, the real decisions come when it’s time to eat. Your options for dinner and drinks in this neighbourhood are endless, with every cuisine and palate catered for.
If you’re craving Mediterranean, you can’t go past the Greek food at Yefsi at Attika on Newcastle Street. Or if you’re dreaming of flavours from further East, Viet Hoa serves delicious house-made noodles and roasted duck. Of course, China Town offers a wide selection of restaurants too, or for something a little different, Chimek offers funky modern creations like Korean burgers and cheesy cayenne beer battered chips…yum! Or for tapas favourites, you can’t go past Lucky Chans, Hummus Club or Bivouac to get your om-nom-nom’s on (easier done than said!).
If you’re set on a night out, you’re exactly where you need to be. Northbridge comes alive like no other place with bustling bars, multicultural restaurants and live entertainment venues where you can dance the night away. If you’re in the mood for drinks with friends, check out Henry Summer’s jungle vibe, rock out to live music at The Bird or boogie down at The Court. There is a magical venue that does it all, why not try the rooftop bar at the live venue and eatery The Rechabite (and catch a show there while you’re at it)?