There is just something about drinking a refreshing cocktail as you experience a blast of fresh air and sunshine on a rooftop. It might be the altitude, or maybe the Birmingham Skyline — food tastes better when you’re savoring the ultimate British experience. So, whatever you are looking for — scrumptious food, scenic view, or an exciting nightlife — Birmingham has plentiful of elegant, elevated hotspots. From stunning aerials, dive bars to fancy sky-high nights and bare-bone patios, elevate your dining and drinking game at the best rooftop restaurants Birmingham has to offer. Scroll down for our best picks for the top rooftop restaurants in Birmingham, the UK.
1. Restaurant & Bar
Our mouthwatering three-course Festive Fayre menu includes roasted red pepper and tomato soup, turkey ballotine (or...Posted by 1565 Restaurant, Bar & Terrace on Thursday, 6 December 2018
A mere 10 minutes’ walk from Birmingham New Street and Five Ways Train Station, 1565 Restaurant & Bar offers its customers unique dining experience with its wide selection of European cuisines, which is handpicked and prepared by some of the top chefs around. All their meals are prepared using fresh and quality ingredients. You can pop in for breakfast, lunch or even dinner. Choose from their extensive selection of sandwiches to homemade pastries and scones alongside a selection of high-quality teas in the afternoon after work. The establishment’s kid-friendly menu caters to diners with children. You can have your meals in the restaurant’s outdoor terrace while enjoying the stunning cityscape view. With its ambiance, breathtaking views, and quality service, 1565 Restaurant & Bar is the perfect dining spot in Birmingham.
1565 Restaurant & Bar
Address: 160 Broad St, Birmingham B15 1DT, United Kingdom
Website: 1565 Restaurant & Bar
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 6:30am - 10am, 12pm - 4pm, 6pm - 10pm; Sat: 7am - 11am, 12pm - 4pm, 6pm - 10:30pm; Sun: 7am - 11am, 12pm - 4pm, 6pm - 10pm
2. The Button Factory
Our upstairs area is already the perfect weekend hideaway. A place where you can sip classic cocktails and enjoy some of...Posted by The Button Factory Birmingham on Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Located in Jewellery Quarter, the restaurant has an expansive rooftop garden and a stunning sun-trap terrace accommodating up to 80 people. Its stripped-back walls, fittings, exposed beams, and conventional-style furniture gives you a New York-style loft vibes. You can relax and enjoy your lunch or lazy evenings as you overlook the striking views of the creative quarter, Birmingham’s Chamberlain Clock and the Library of Birmingham. The Button Factory’s menu mainly focuses on seasonal dishes, which are prepared over an open flame. For drinks, their menu has a huge assortment of signature cocktails from gin-infused Berry Float to rum-based Deep Black Sea. It is a relaxed space with a welcoming atmosphere making it one of the best hangout spot for friends and families.
The Button Factory
Address: 25 Frederick St, Birmingham B1 3HH, United Kingdom
Website: The Button Factory
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 7am - 11pm; Fri: 7am - 12am; Sat: 8am - 1am; Sun: 8am - 11pm
3. Malt House
As we all know, Birmingham’s famous canals are something to behold, and Malt House gives you the most spectacular views of it. Well known for its laid-back atmosphere, this picturesque Brindley-place restaurant gives you a break from the hustle and bustle of this magnificent city. Malt House is a hearty and spacious place that is a perfect choice for delicious pub food classics, and a wide assortment of real wines and ales in both bottle and glass servings at affordable prices. Come explore the spot where Bill CIinton once drank a pint while enjoying a summer day on the pub’s balcony. Or, grab a glass of refreshing fruit cocktail while watching boats and barges pass by. If you’re fond of jazz bars, then you’ll like enjoy the ambiance of this place. You can book a table on a Sunday afternoon and enjoy a hearty dinner whilst listening to Jazz music in the background from. At Malt House, there is something for everyone that you can eat or drink while enjoying the classic pub fare.
Address: 75 King Edwards Rd, Birmingham B1 2NX, United Kingdom
Website: Malt House
Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 11am - 11pm; Sat:11am - 12am
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4. Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, Bar & Grill Birmingham
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill is located at the heart of Birmingham — just at the top of the iconic Cube Building. This rooftop bar is more than just a restaurant offering breathtaking panoramic views of Birmingham. It’s also a luxurious bar with a glass-fronted balcony, gleaming marble floors and seductive lighting. Dining here is about enjoying the delectable meal covering the classic British fare. Meanwhile, the plush sofa seating gives an impression of a lively atmosphere. The drinks menu includes a wide variety of cocktails, Prosecco, and champagne. Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar and Grill is your ultimate dining stopover in Birmingham.
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, Bar & Grill Birmingham
Address: The Cube, 200 Wharfside St, Birmingham B1 1PR, United Kingdom
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10am - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 1am
5. The Church Inn
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
Located in the heart of Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, The Church Inn is a magnificent restaurant and bar, which boasts a roof-terrace and an eclectic décor bursting with color. This family-friendly restaurant and bar serve a wide variety of tasty, home-cooked soul foods and drinks. Combined with rich colors, flickering candles, and panoramic views, this restaurant promises the most romantic dinner of your life.
The Church Inn
Address: 22 Great Hampton St, Birmingham B18 6AQ, United Kingdom
Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 12am; Mon - Thu: 11am - 11pm; Fri: 11am - 1am; Sat: 11am - 2am
6. Sky By The Water
Found on Resorts World’s rooftop, Sky By The Water boasts a luxurious and stylish interior with stunning views. Like the cocktail bars in the area, this place also offers a list of exclusively curated cocktails as well as British-French dishes with a twist — such as the slow-cooked ox cheek and lightly spiced curried sweet potato. This incredible rooftop restaurant can accommodate up to 260 people comfortably. Outdoor lovers can lounge in a secluded yet relaxed open-air setting complete with cozy, covered pods and a remarkable glass bar zone.
Sky By The Water
Address: Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PU, United Kingdom
Website: Sky By The Water
Opening hours: Sun: 12 - 11pm; Mon - Thu: 12pm - 12am; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 2am
Fine-dine in the sky
Birmingham has lots of outstanding rooftop restaurants with stunning views, which is coupled with a tasty food menu and an extensive selection of sizzling steaks and sharing plates. If you happen to visit this city, be sure to enjoy some fine dining in one of these rooftop restaurants whilst enjoying the town’s amazing views. While you’re at it, do check out other fancy restaurants and halal restaurants in Birmingham as well.
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