Summer’s Most Stylish Rooftop Bars

Looking for somewhere to spend a balmy summer evening? A rooftop bar is the perfect option.

You’ll get to indulge in a drink and a bite to eat while catching up with friends and enjoying stunning views of your chosen location.

There are a huge amount of bar terraces located across the UK, so we’ve done some digging to find the most stylish venues for you to try.

While London is undoubtedly the country’s king of rooftop bars, we’ve also got super-stylish options from cities including Belfast, Cambridge, Manchester and Newcastle.

When it comes to deciding where to head for a drink in the sun or a post-work tipple, it all depends on what kind of place you’re looking for.

Want to be seen in the most swanky bar in town? You’ve got to try Bishopsgate’s SUSHISAMBA.

It delivers a blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine and is one of the highest outdoor dining terraces in Europe.

Prefer something a little more casual? Those of you who are based near Manchester are in luck.

The Black Door Ballroom is a super-cool New York-style speakeasy. The roof terrace features a barbecue, which will be delish on hot days.

If you’re keen to find somewhere to unwind, Newquay’s Scarlet Hotel And Bar provides a tranquil beachside relaxation zone.

The Varsity Hotel & Spa in Cambridge is situated on the edge of the picturesque River Cam.

Want somewhere to hire out for a private function? Newcastle’s Sky Lounge is the ideal place to consider for a classy birthday party or wedding reception.

Perfectly placed 200ft above the city in the Vermont Hotel, this luxury terrace provides you with panoramic views of the city.

Still not sure where to head for a drink tonight? Take a look at the rest of the stylish rooftop bars in our gallery…