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The Best Rooftop Bars to Check Out This Weekend
Eat and Drink
August 2021
Reading time 7 Minutes

Whether you're looking for a place to relax in the summer sun, somewhere to grab some cocktails with your nearest and dearest, or a bar that has the best city views you can find, look no further

Let us talk you through the best rooftop bars in the North East and Yorkshire

Offering Japanese-inspired cocktails and a full list of sake, enjoy an afternoon or evening at Issho rooftop bar in Leeds. The Kori Bar is a destination in itself as its stunning wrap around terrace offers a range of views over the city. Relax in one of the many plush sofas that sit surrounded by lush greenery and place orders for spectacular cocktails, whiskeys or beers.
Victoria Gate, 3rd Floor Rooftop, Leeds LS2 7AU 


Serving up their original cocktails alongside some true classics, Mojo in Harrogate is the perfect place to spend an afternoon in the sun. If you’re looking for somewhere with a great atmosphere that also hosts delicious food and an extensive range of drinks, not forgetting the stunning view of Harrogate town centre, look no further. Look out for refreshing cocktails such as the Atomic Dog – a Havana Club rum base mixed with Malibu, Midori and pineapple juice.
Parliament Street, Harrogate HG1 2RE


In the heart of Newcastle, Barluga is set in an unforgettable location where guests can take advantage of the rooftop terrace when the weather is fine. This hidden sun-trap is decked out with parasols and tropical flower decor that gives you that holiday feeling. With an extensive drinks menu which includes cocktails, gins, spritzers and more, there is sure to be something for everyone at this rooftop location.
35 Grey Street, Newcastle NE1 6EE


If you're looking for a something a little special then head to Angelica where you can relax in the sun with a drink in hand on their stunning rooftop terrace. From gorgeous floral decor to unparalleled city skyline views, this Leeds bar is a popular choice when it comes to rooftop locations. Look out for Ketle One drinks such as Peach Me Up – a botanical peach and orange blossom base paired with apricot brandy, passionfruit syrup and finished with prosecco.
Level 6 Trinity Leeds 70 Boar Lane, Leeds LS1 6HW


Roof Thirty Nine Fenwick 
If you’re looking to enjoy some alfresco dining and drinks head to Roof Thirty Nine at Fenwick Newcastle, the latest rooftop bar and restaurant in the heart of the city. Enjoy the sun and some fresh air whilst sipping on delicious cocktails – their bespoke cocktail list has been created by Hepple Spirits’ Nick Strangeway. We love the sound of the watermelon and jasmine martini, which has an Ocho Bianco tequila base paired with watermelon, lime and jasmine tea.
Fenwick Newcastle, 39 Northumberland Street, Newcastle NE1 7AS 


This award-winning café and bar has everything you need for a good time, but the rooftop is the real highlight here. The heated terrace area means you can spend evenings relaxing and drinking looking out onto magnificent views even once the sun has gone down. Choose from a range of signature long, short or sparkling cocktails, or order one of the many martinis on their drinks list.
4–6 High Street, Skipton BD23 1JZ 


Hash Bar and Kitchen 
This hidden sun-trap is the perfect place to spend an afternoon relaxing whilst sipping on some iced drinks. Enjoy the warmer weather and watch the world go by at this rooftop terrace that overlooks the town centre, and look out for cocktail favourites such as frozen margaritas, or order a Brooklyn beer on draught.
14 Coniscliffe Road, Darlington DL3 8HN

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