By: Sam M

darwin-executive-apartmentsWhen workers want to unwind after a long day of work in Darwin, one of the most enjoyable things to do is head out to one of the city’s many fine watering holes. Darwin is a town with a nice selection of spots to enjoy the nightlife. For corporate workers who are staying in the city, here are five of the best bars for professionals staying near our Darwin executive apartments.

1. Viva La Vida
This amazing restaurant is the place to go in Darwin for people who enjoy good wine and good food in a fun atmosphere. Viva La Vida features one of the largest wine lists in the city, and they are many good bargains to be found on it. The restaurant also serves up gourmet tapas that are all designed to pair with specific wines on the list.
2. The Deck Bar
For professionals who are looking to find a nice local pub to spend their off-hours in Darwin, they need look no further than The Deck Bar. They can fix patrons any kind of drink they want, and they serve a nice selection of updated pub food. The best part of The Deck Bar is the deck itself. It is a huge deck that has a canopy to protect patrons from the sun and rain. The view looks out at the beautiful building that houses the Northern Territory Parliament.

3. Il Lido

This Italian bar located on the Darwin Waterfront is a great place to enjoy a relaxing afternoon sipping on one of the many great wines they feature. They also have a very nice selection of international beers as well.

4. Darwin Sailing Club

For those who like the retro feel, they will enjoy spending some time at the Darwin Sailing Club while they are in town. This place has the feeling of an old-school resort. Plastic tables and chairs line the waterfront. The menu serves up classic pub foods that are very comforting. Coming here is like stepping back in time, allowing visitors to enjoy feelings of nostalgia and comfort.

5. Victoria Hotel

This is a place that seems to become a favourite hangout for many people who find themselves staying for extended visits in Darwin. There is something fun going on here every night. The food and drinks are very inexpensive. They have pub quizzes, a dance floor, DJs and live music. This is a happening place that is one of the best spots to go for fun in Darwin.

Make sure to check out our Darwin executive apartments if you or a colleague is making a work trip up North. If you have any questions, give us a call on 1800 202 202 or using our contact form.