PERTH | The shenanigans of COVID lead to several delays, but finally Pirate Life Perth is here. The venue, housed in what was the old Sony Centre, is a lot bigger than you might think when you walk past. It’s got a 1,000 person capacity, spread across the main bar, a steakhouse, beer garden, and basement bar and private spaces.
I spent my time in the main bar, which is airy and spacious, with lots of natural sunlight and a big projector for sports. There’s 16 beers on tap – the core range and others brewed over at @piratelife.portadelaide, plus small releases brews that you can only get at the Perth brewpub. Tasting paddles are a set price for four of whatever beer you want, no restrictions, which is always appreciated.
For non beer drinkers, there’s a 120 strong wine list, spirits, and cocktails. You can also buy takeaway cans and get anything you want on tap, to go in a canimal.
Food wise, it’s good quality bar and pub favourites, plus more steakhouse like options, cooked over fire on a josper grill.
After all of these years, it’s great to see Pirate Life open a venue in the city where it all began. A great addition to the city’s beer scene.
Pirate Life Perth
440 Murray Street
Western Australia 6000
Tue – Wed: 11:00am to 10:00pm
Thu – Sat: 11:00am to 12:00am