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Exploring Newcastle for a day out or looking to Go Do Your Thing after work? There’s a variety of fantastic rooftop bars in Newcastle: the perfect destination when the sun is shining and you’re looking to soak up some rays with a view.

We've chosen our pick of the best rooftop bars to enjoy in Newcastle, whether you're in the mood for champagne or coffee. Just hop aboard a Northern train to Newcastle Central Station, relax and get ready to enjoy the atmosphere of one of the North's greatest cities.

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If gorgeous views are high on your agenda when looking for the perfect rooftop bar, then ABOVE, the rooftop bar on top of the Vermont hotel, will be right up your street. Only a 7-minute walk from the station, you can enjoy cocktails mixed by expert mixologists and tuck into a range of delicious dishes inspired by flavours from around the world, all while taking in panoramic views of Newcastle.


Roof Thirty Nine

Described as a “delight at any time of the day”, Roof Thirty Nine – which is located on top of Fenwick’s – can be your go-to spot for your morning coffee, a catch-up over lunch or glam sunset cocktails. With a menu inspired by al-fresco cooking and dining, you can expect fresh and seasonal ingredients, and bespoke cocktails just a 12-minute walk from the station.

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Empty couches at Barluga rooftop bar in Newcastle

Set in an old bank, Barluga Newcastle is a unique venue with an all-year-round sun terrace. Specialising in comfort food with their gastro-pub menu, you will find an extensive wine menu, an array of classic and favourite cocktails and a gin bar along with mocktails and 0% options. This is another great rooftop bar under a 10-minute walk from the station; enjoy an escape from day-to-day life soaking up the rays on the Barluga sun terrace.

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The Botanist

With The Botanist's signature décor, you’ll feel like you’re walking into a secret garden with plants and interesting trinkets. This location is a great place to bring friends, family and even your four-legged friend, with the Newcastle location being dog-friendly. At The Botanist you’ll find food and drinks for everyone, with sharing plates, seasonal menus, and a delightful Sunday roast. What’s more - if you love Bingo, join the team on the first Wednesday of every month for Bingo with a twist!

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3SIXTY Champagne Bar

The highest tower in the city, you can’t get better views of Newcastle than at 3SIXTY Champagne Bar. This Newcastle venue has a relaxed dining feel with a focus on sharing boards and small plates. A short 7-minute walk from the station, this is the perfect location to celebrate over dinner, treat yourself to their beautifully crafted champagne afternoon tea or unwind after work at the Wine Bar.

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Ready to soak up the sun in one (or more!) of Newcastle's rooftop bars? Book your ticket in advance with Northern and enjoy a brilliant day – or night – out in the North.

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