Nothing is better than a cocktail with a view, so why not spend your summer in Swansea drinking fruity in the skies? Here are some of the best roof top bars in Swansea, and a few other bars that aren’t on the roof but have views just as good.

1. Grape and Olive

The Tower, Trawler Rd, Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 1JW

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The Grape and Olive technically isn’t a roof bar, but a sky bar, which you could say is even better. The bar is on the 28th floor, meaning you will have breathtaking views of Swansea, and depending on where you live in the city, you might even be able to see your house!

2. Bambu Beach Bar

51-52 Wind St, Swansea SA1 1EJ

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The Bambu Beach Bar is known as the ultimate party destination and is a top favourite amongst students. The bar even has regular live music and is decorated with tiki interior from top to bottom, even their cocktails are served in tiki cups. Plus, if you love their cocktails you can learn to make your own, as they also offer cocktail making classes. But if all that wasn’t enough, Bambu Beach bar also has its very own roof bar!

3. Footlights

Singleton St, Swansea SA1 3QJ

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Based in Swansea Grand Theatre is Footlights Cafe Bar, where you can have a cheeky cocktail before or after going to the theatre. This bar is also on the rooftop, so after being swapped up in the drama of theatre; you don’t have to re-enter reality straight away, you can daydream and have a drink with a view.

4. The Terrace at Whitez

47 Uplands Cres, Uplands, Swansea SA2 0NP

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Whitez in Swansea is one building split into three parts, the ground floor is known as ‘The Garage’, and the first floor is ‘The Pool Hall’. But the best floor is the top floor, otherwise known as ‘The Terrace’. Plus, Whitez has regular live music as well as their own speciality cocktails.

5. Castellamare

Mumbles Rd, The Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4JT

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This Italian restaurant and bar is well known in Swansea for its amazing authentic food. But whether you are sitting inside or outside on their terrace, you will be given stunning views of the coast, and you might even be able to see the lighthouse.