Universal Bar

Address: 221 William Street, Northbridge WA
Owned Since: 1994

Universal Bar is situated in the heart of Northbridge, which is Perth’s premier late night area. It is a well-known and popular destination for live music, cocktails and functions, as well providing a good value food offering.

Central to Universal Bar’s operating style is the provision of free live entertainment in the style of Jazz, Blues, Soul and other similar styles. Universal Bar has a very broad appeal and attracts patrons of various ages and demographics, with most of its patrons in the thirty plus age group.

Universal Bar is a popular tourist destination and has won the AHA Best Late Night Venue Award multiple times as well as over a dozen other awards. Over its two decades of ownership, Marlin Group has undertaken two major renovations on the premises, each time nearly doubling its size. The venue is now spread over two levels with three bars and trades five days per week including up to 2am on Friday and Saturday nights.