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Beth McFadden4 years ago

The best beer hotspots on the Tweed

There is nothing more refreshing than an icy cold beer as you wind up work for the day. On the Tweed Coast you’re absolutely spoilt for choice with a huge number of popular pubs and taverns serving up delicious brews all week round. Why not grab a schooner and sit overlooking the Tweed River or the beach for your next evening out. Whether you’re heading out for an event, or just after a new spot to call your regular, we’ve found the best beer venues on the Tweed Coast to satisfy your beer cravings.

South Tweed Tavern

Check out the waterfront location, South Tweed Tavern - Tweed Coast
Check out the waterfront location, South Tweed Tavern – Tweed Coast

If you’re looking for a local pub, the South Tweed Tavern is right across from the water in Tweed Heads South. Grab a seat in the bar and be welcomed by the friendly local staff for your afternoon ale. This is the perfect tavern to call home if you’re looking for a new regular waterhole. There is regular live music, seafood raffles, a solid pool table and other events to get involved in. Pop down for tradie hour every Friday from 4.30 until 7.30pm and then stick around to watch the footy on the big screen. The locals love this tavern, always boasting about its friendly staff and great atmosphere for the perfect place to have a refreshing beer. On your way home tonight, why don’t you pop into the South Tweed Tavern for a drink or meet your mates out later on in the evening.
Where: 53 Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South NSW 2486 

1st On Wharf 

Modern decor, 1st on Wharf - Tweed Coast
Modern decor, 1st on Wharf – Tweed Coast

If you’re looking for a trendy sports bar for a few beers after work, head down to the 1st on Wharf. This newest addition to the Tweed Coast is very popular for its cocktails, extensive wine list and of course, beer. Order a lager on tap and grab a seat in the extremely comfortable sports bar to watch the latest game on the big screen. Whether you’re a UFC fan or want to join in on the weekly Tuesday trivia, 1st on Wharf has plenty of entertainment for everyone. If you start to feel hungry while you’re out, you’ll be happy that they also have an extensive menu which includes snacks, traditional pub meals and pizzas to whet your appetite. Grab some of their spicy buffalo chicken drumettes for dinner or pop in on a Saturday for slow braised pork shank with potato mash. The cosy, modern décor is the best place on the Tweed Coast to hide out and enjoy a cold brew.
Where: 2 Wharf Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485

Imperial Hotel

The pink pub, Imperial Hotel - Tweed Coast
The pink pub, Imperial Hotel – Tweed Coast

If you drive through Murwillumbah, you won’t be able to miss the bright pink Imperial Hotel on the main stretch. This longstanding pub and accommodation attracts plenty of locals for weekly live music and pool competitions. Grab one of their many beers on tap, including old favourites like Toohey’s or Coopers Pale Ale, and enjoy in the fun with the locals and travellers alike. The friendly staff at the Imperial Hotel will make sure you have a good time and keep that drink topped up while you join in on trivia or have a bite to eat. Their all day breakfast menu in the attached restaurant Zelotti’s includes breakfast sandwiches, fruit salad and chocolate croissants to keep you full. This is the perfect place to grab a beer either during the week or on a Friday night to start the weekend off. Join the locals at the ‘pink pub’ for an icy cold beer.
Where: 115 Main Street, Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Where do you head for a beer on the Tweed Coast? Comment and let us know!