From rooftop luxe to poolside chill, here are four great hotel cocktail bars that have us wishing it was Friday every day of the week!
1. Rocco, Cairns
Where better to have an evening cocktail than the highest rooftop bar in Cairns? Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection resort, is home to Rocco, a Mediterranean inspired restaurant and bar with 270 degree panoramic views of Cairns and the Coral Sea. An exciting mix of Mediterranean history and contemporary cuisine, Rocco boasts an inspired drinks menu with sophisticated sweet and savoury cocktails, and a stellar Champagne menu.
2. Forest, Byron Bay
Byron at Byron has reopened following a $6 million refresh, including brand new restaurant and bar Forest. The appropriately named venue is set next to a lush rainforest oasis, featuring sustainable and local produce. Plus their Instagram-worthy cocktail menu, including the Matcha Colada with homemade coconut matcha cream, is guaranteed to maximise relaxation.
3. Bar One, Sydney
Bar One is the heart of the Pier One Sydney Harbour, where guests meet, eat and drink. With waterside seating along the pier and cosy outdoor fireplaces, Bar One is the place to be to enjoy delicious casual drinking and dining with some of the best views of Sydney’s sunsets.
In special partnership with Archie Rose, Bar One have also curated a selection of outstanding cocktails exclusively for Pier One including the signature cocktail — the Sunset Spritz.
4. Songbird, Perth
Inspired by the open surrounds and beautiful wildlife, Songbird, signature cocktail bar of The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, is a haven for delicious food, skilfully created cocktails and sweeping panoramic views of the Swan River. A native botanical inspired menu is complemented by thoughtfully creative and refreshing cocktails and the finest local spirits.
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