Newcastle is a beautiful modern city with an impressive nightlife, but the perfect place to enjoy a drink is one of the city’s remarkable rooftop bars.


88 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6SG

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If you are looking for a bar for you and your friends to party in, look no further, as Alvinos has not one but two bars inside, across three floors and an outdoor terrace. Whether you fancy a cocktail or craft beer, they will have something for you, even if you go earlier in the day just for a hot chocolate. Plus, there is live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Bridge Tavern

7 Akenside Hill, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3UF

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Whether you are wanting food or drinks in the morning, afternoon, or evening, you should consider a trip to the Bridge Tavern. They have a beautiful rooftop terrace where you can enjoy your drinks in the sun or shade whilst overlooking the city.

Nancy’s Bordello

13 Argyle St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6PF

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Drinks, live music and food, can all be found at Nancy’s Bordello. The plush and modern interior gives the bar a friendly atmosphere, making it a perfect spot to chat with friends.

The Forth

Pink Ln, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DW

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The Forth Hotel is full of personality, with creative drinks, a lively atmosphere and mouthwatering food. The Forth Rooftop bar has been designed to resemble a classic British pub with a few modern touches, like art and exposed brickwork. Not only do they have a great view and a selection of drinks, but their decor is sure to make a fantastic backdrop for photos.

The Botanist

Monument Mall, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7AL

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If you’re in the mood for cocktails, bottomless brunches or tasty beers, then The Botanist is the place for you. They have an amazing roof garden, and the whole location is perfect for events and parties. Their Raspberry Disaronno Sour sounds delicious and is just £7.95, or £4.50 for a non-alcoholic version!


17 Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE

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This modern cocktail bar has an extensive list of cocktails, and you can enjoy them on their beautiful rooftop terrace. They even have unusual Japanese whiskies to choose from, as well as the usual spirits and beers we all know and love.