There is nothing quite like enjoying a cocktail or two while overlooking a beautiful city skyline in summer. And, with the year we’ve had, I think most Brits will be spending as much time as possible in the great outdoors. With that in mind, we’ve scoured God’s Own Country for some of the best rooftop bars in Yorkshire that it has to offer and we’ve think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Make sure you add some of these to your summer 2021 bucket list. Yorkshire Rooftop Bars.
1. INC Rooftop Bar, Sheffield
New to Sheffield skyline, set in the up and coming cool spot to hang, Kelham Island, this rooftop bar is one to hit. It doesn’t get much quirkier than a building made of shipping containers, does it? They serve a range of great cocktails and craft beer that ticks all the boxes for a summer’s day.
2. East 59th, Leeds
Un upmarket cool and contemporary bar, East 59th is hidden away in the posh Victoria Gate area of Leeds City Centre. Their airy rooftop bar & terrace boasts some fantastic views of the city that can be enjoyed with some vibrant food and craft cocktails. That’s a definite yes from us.
3. The Lexington Rooftop Bar & Terrace, Hull
Whether you’re looking to treat yourself to afternoon tea or something a little stronger this rooftop bar is giving you all the views of Hull’s amazing skyline. The only entry from Hull, these guys fly the flag for East Yorkshire that’s for sure. What a beautiful sun-trap for a summers day.
4. The Habit Cafe Bar, York
The Habit is a small bar that has everything you’d want from York. Great ales and a stunning view of the fabulous York Minster from the rooftop terrace. Set away from the main areas of tourism in York, it’s a real treat to be enjoyed when visiting the historic city.
5. Revolution, Huddersfield
The student town of Huddersfield’s Revolution has everything you’d expect from a Revs, great cocktails, a great atmosphere and the best bit, a roof terrace where you can enjoy a cocktail or two in the summer sun.
6. Solita, Harrogate
Opening in April this new burger joint in Harrogate boasts a 60 seater roof terrace for you to enjoy some amazing burgers and a few drinks. Harrogate is the most idyllic place to visit, so enjoying a few beers in their newest opening will be a pleasure, we’re sure.
7. MOJO, Harrogate
Mojo in Harrogate is a cool bar that serves up their own original cocktails as well as some of the classic. They also serve a whole host of beers and BBQ food which you can enjoy with good tunes. They have a beautiful roof terrace where you can chill in the sunshine and enjoy the views of beautiful Harrogate.
8. 21 The High Street, Tadcaster
Based in Tadcaster, West Yorkshire, 21 The High Street served up beautiful stone-baked pizzas and a variety of refreshing bevs that you can enjoy on the amazing outdoor terrace. It’s the perfect place if you’re looking to get out of the cities but still want that rooftop vibe.
9. Malmaison, York
Opening next month, this Raddison roof terrace promises to have the best views of York ever. Overlooking the River Ouse, it will boast views of the city that you won’t get anywhere else.
10. Angelica, Leeds
Set on the sixth floor in Leeds Trinity, Angelica is a stylish and modern bar that looks out over the city of Leeds. It has a beautiful roof terrace that has amazing views, which people can enjoy while sipping on the high-quality range of beverages that Angelicas provide. It is one of the coolest places to visit if you love getting dressed up and getting on the cocktails with the gals.
Feature Image Credit: East 59th