It’s always a good idea to visit a bar for a couple of pints, refreshing cocktails and maybe a bite to eat too.

But what about spending time in bars that are situated on the rooftops of Newcastle’s finest buildings?

We have chosen a selection of some of the best rooftop bars to visit according to their Google reviews.

Whether you’re looking for a place to enjoy happy hour or the most spectacular views of the city – each bar has a minimum rating of 4.0.

Some of the best rooftop bars in Newcastle

Revolucion de Cuba

Location: 1-3 Cloth Market, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1EE

Rating: 4.3/5

One person visiting said: “Came out with my girlfriend for her birthday (it was her first time dining here too).

“Great drinks, especially the pineapple rum teapot! Food was fantastic too - the price definitely matched the taste.

“Staff were always on hand to see if we wanted more food and drinks, which was a pleasant change to our usual evenings out.

“Would definitely come back, especially for the live music and happy hour!”

Read more on Google reviews.


Location: 15 Upper level, Grey's Quarter, Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7AP

Rating: 4.3/5

A visitor wrote this review: “The atmosphere is magnificent, never been to a fascinating place like this place in terms of cleanliness and vibes.

“The service is solid and they keep smiling. They serve authentic nicely presented Thai food.”

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Roof Thirty Nine - Fenwick

Location: Northumberland Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7AF

Rating: 4.3/5

A customer posted: “Another perfect lunch at Roof Thirty Nine! What an amazing restaurant it is! The whole experience of visiting is our pleasure!

“From booking to arriving, and having a lovely welcome at Fenwicks, then to go up in the tropical forest lift, and the fascinating corridor until you arrive at its perfect setting with views over Newcastle.

“The staff are immediately welcoming and attentive, the environment is all comfort and it is just so nice to be there.

“The food and wine is always glorious, and I have never ever felt anything but 100% satisfied.

“Every friend i have taken there has been hugely impressed and today was no exception! Well done Roof 39 Team.”

Read more on Google reviews.

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The Botanist Bar & Restaurant

Location: Monument Mall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7AL

Rating: 4.4/5

A user said: “Newcastle is known to be friendly but the staff at this place take it to another level!

“The cocktails are great and goes well with the food. The restaurant interior is lovely and reminiscent of a birdcage.”

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Location: Quays, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art South Shore Road, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE8 3BA

Rating: 4.3/5

Read more on Google reviews.

This person wrote: “Beautiful location, staff are polite and professional and very helpful.

“Nice relaxed atmosphere. Food is excellent, plenty of taste and full of flavour throughly enjoyed.

“Excellent views of Newcastle and the River Tyne plenty of photographic opportunities. I would highly recommend this restaurant.”