Port Douglas drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Microbrewery in Port Douglas


Hemingway's makes the most of a fabulous location at the marina with a broad deck, a long bar and Dickson Inlet views. There are usually six brews on tap, including Hard Yards dark lager and Pitchfork Betty's pale a…
Pub in Port Douglas

Iron Bar

Wacky outback meets Wild West decor of corrugated iron and old timber, setting the scene for a wild night out. Don't miss the nightly 8pm cane-toad races ($5) for a bit of comic relief.
Club in Port Douglas

Tin Shed

Port Douglas’ Combined Services Club (sign in as a guest member) has gone a bit fancy since its days of being dubbed the Tin Shed, but the over-water deck, good-value meals and reasonably priced drinks make this an …
Pub in Port Douglas

Central Hotel

Dating to 1878, this expansive timber building has three bars and a large rear garden where you can settle in to watch live music or movies on the big screen. The restaurant is popular (kids eat free between 5pm and…
Sports Bar in Port Douglas

Rattle 'n Hum

Rattle 'n Hum is usually crowded with backpackers and tourists thanks to reasonably cheap bar meals and pizzas, live sports, pool table and boisterous, youthful bar. There's a backpacker hostel at the rear.
Pub in Port Douglas

Court House Hotel

Elegant and unmissable, the old ‘Courty’ holds court on the main street corner. It's a lively local, with live music on weekends and reasonable meals.
Cafe in Port Douglas

Whileaway Bookshop & Cafe

For smart coffees in literary surrounds.