10 bars in Wollongong you need to try

Ready for your next night out? We’ve got you covered.

From spirits and cocktails to beers and wines, Wollongong’s nightlife has got it all. Whether you are looking for a quiet drink with a friend or a big night out, you’ve come to the right place. These 10 bars in Wollongong combine delicious drinks with unique atmospheres that are sure to make for a memorable night. Bottoms up!

Breakout Bar & Escape Rooms

Breakout Bar is like no other. Not only do they offer amazing cocktails, they have a series of themed escape rooms and sing-at-the-top-of-your-lungs karaoke rooms. Perfect for a fun and exciting night out for couples and friends.

So many whiskeys and not enough time! Image by Howln Wolf Bar.

Howlin Wolf Bar

If you love whiskey, then Howlin Wolf is for you. With over 260 whiskeys from around the globe, you’re never short on choice.

Births & Deaths

Situated in the old Office of Births, Deaths, and Marriages (see what they did there?), Births & Deaths supplies excellent gins and service like no other. Even if you’re the designated driver, go for the amazing staff who really know their stuff and will make you a fabulous mocktail.

Enjoy a delicious drink at Pepe's on the Beach. Image by Pepe's.

Pepe’s on the Beach

When five o’clock hits, it is time to knock off work and head down to Pepe’s on the Beach. Sipping cocktails by the seaside – could it get any better?


With a rooftop bar and bottomless brunches, Humber is the go-to place to spend a Sunday afternoon with friends.

Lux Bistro Bar

From coffee to cocktails, Lux Bistro Bar offers the perfect mix of chill and classy. Located in the heart of Wollongong, it’s a great place to meet up with friends or for an intimate date.

Ron De Vu

This boutique bar has the finest cocktails around (like Salted Caramel Espresso Martinis – need we say more) and plenty of happy hour specials, so you don’t have to break your bank for a buzz. The chic aesthetic also makes for the ultimate girl’s night out.


There’s something for everyone at Juniper. Whilst they specialise in gin and amazing g&t’s, they also offer a great selection of spirits, wine, and craft beer.

La La La’s Dive & Live

If you’re looking for live music, La La La’s is where it’s at. With new headliners every week, this dive bar has good booze, tasty food, and a pool table if anyone’s up for a game.

Night Parrot 

Interested in somewhere a little more intimate and romantic? Night Parrot is the scene for you. This wine bar offers excellent wine selections and booth seating for some privacy for you and your date.

Want to discover more Wollongong bars and restaurants? Click here for more at Visit Wollongong. 

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