The Locals' Drinking Consultants
SINCE 1873

Welcome to The Barrel By Coogee Bay Hotel, the ultimate destination for all your beverage needs since 1873. As one of Australia's oldest independent liquor stores, we've been serving up liquid excellence for over a century, and our legacy speaks volumes about our unwavering dedication to providing exceptional drinks.

A bunch of locals supporting locals

At The Barrel, we're a bunch of locals supporting locals, and we take pride in curating a remarkable selection of small batch and boutique wines, beers, and spirits for our own backyard. With each sip, we aim to deliver an extraordinary experience that celebrates the craft and passion behind every bottle. But don't worry, we're not just about the unique and rare. We also stock all the classics and favourites because we believe in catering to every taste and preference. So whether you're seeking a hidden gem or craving the familiar comforts, we've got you covered. At The Barrel, it's all about supporting our local community while ensuring every drink choice is a journey worth savouring.

Surf the swell of savings

At the Barrel we believe good drinks should be within everyone’s reach, and our store is packed with affordable products and popular brands. You’ll find your favourites keenly priced, with regular specials, offers and giveaways all proving that beautiful booze doesn’t need to break your budget.

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Shredding the Knowledge Break

Behind the Barrel’s impressive selection is a team of knowledgeable, liquor loving, friendly experts. We’re intimately acquainted with every product and often its makers, too. We take pleasure in sharing recommendations, food pairing tips, cocktail recipes and the stories behind the labels. And we jump at the chance to geek out over our favourite beverages.

The High Tide of Convenience

Relax – the drinks are on their way. As a top liquor purveyor, we’ve made the journey from our shelf to your glass stress free. Wherever you happen to be, you can browse and shop the Barrel effortlessly. With delivery, click and collect, drive-thru and a smooth online purchase process, you can get on with your life while we take care of the tipples.

Where waves meet pixels

Whether you're a digital explorer or a beachfront adventurer, we've got you covered. Our online store is a virtual paradise where you can effortlessly browse and select your favourite drinks from the comfort of your own space. For those craving a more hands-on experience, our physical store in picturesque Coogee is a sanctuary that invites you to immerse yourself in the world of refreshment

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