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6 Of The Best Rooftop Restaurants in Newcastle

Whether you’re looking for post-work bites or a weekend filled with cocktails, we’ve rounded up 6 of the best rooftop restaurants and bars in Newcastle.  



Escape the hustle and bustle of big city life with a visit to Chaophraya’s rooftop terrace. Boasting gorgeous views of Grey’s Monument, this Newcastle restaurant offers an impressive range of authentic Thai dishes, fine wines and picture-perfect cocktails. The rooftop terrace is accompanied by a cover to ensure the charming Newcastle weather won’t ruin your evening. All you have to do is gather your pals, book your table, wrap up warm and enjoy!




Pitcher & Piano 

Head down to the Quayside and stop by Pitcher & Piano for a spot of al fresco dining this weekend. Bottomless brunch, mouth-watering cocktails and plenty of flavoursome dishes can all be enjoyed from the outdoor seating areas including the rooftop terrace. Lush food, great atmosphere and even better views!




After a busy day at the office, a city centre stroll down Pilgrim street will lead you into the welcoming arms of Alvinos. Despite looking small from the outside, Alvinos has three floors, two bars and an outdoor rooftop terrace. Go here for post-work tipples with your pals and enjoy a selection of gorgeous cocktails, wines, spirits and a wide variety of craft beers, draught beers and lagers. For non-alcoholic consumers, the team at Alvinos are renowned for their incredible range of mocktails too! 





Dinner with a view? We hear you. Nestled in the heart of Grey’s Street, is Barluga, a classic contemporary venue offering a gastro-pub style menu of comfort food, and an a la carte menu of delicious modern British cuisine from their outdoor rooftop terrace. Think mouth-watering burgers, perfect roasts, splendid cocktails and stunning surroundings. Perfect for those mid-week motivation vibes!






Opening May 17

The wait is almost over. Get your diaries at the ready and pencil in a date with The Botanist from May 17. Reunite with your favourite dishes including their famous hanging kebabs, Botanist boards and mouth-watering desserts. Picture this, you’re seated at a table in the rooftop restaurant, admiring the breathtaking views of our gorgeous city, relaxing in the ambience of your surroundings, indulging in delightful food and sipping on a cocktail or two. Perfect! 




Opening summer 2021

Our pals at Gainford Group are at it again. Yep, that’s right the hospitality geniuses are back with another iconic treat for us Geordie folk who love nothing more than flavoursome dishes, spectacular views and a venue oozing with style, class and sophistication. ABOVE is a showstopping, all-weather rooftop bar and restaurant coming to the city in summer 2021. Located on the roof of The Vermont Hotel, ABOVE boasts 360-degree backdrops of NE1’s phenomenal cityscape and offers up some of the finest hospitality in the city. 



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