One of the best ways to see the beauty of Atlanta’s urban landscape is by visiting a rooftop bars.
From mirrored skyscrapers in Buckhead to eclectic spots in Little Five Points, take in one-of-a-kind, breathtaking scenes from up high.
Here are 10 of Atlanta’s most sought after rooftop bars that give patrons sky high views of the city.
Where: 110 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta GA 30303
Hours: Monday through Thursday 6 to 11 p.m., Friday through Saturday: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., Sunday: 6 to 10 p.m.
See the sights of downtown Atlanta while visiting SkyLounge located on the top of the Glenn Hotel. Situated near the Centennial Park District, the bar features panoramic views of the surrounding entertainment and business establishments.
Where: 3377 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
Hours: Monday through Wednesday 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Thursday through Friday 4 p.m. to 3 a.m., Saturday 5 p.m. to 3 a.m., Sunday 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Ride an elevator up 125 feet in the W Atlanta- Buckhead to visit Whiskey Blue, which is a swanky bar that has DJs and modern art deco stylings. Lenox Square and Buckhead scenes surround the rooftop bar that features two outdoor terraces. On the food menu, there are Crispy Falafel Bites and Grilled Market Vegetable Flatbread.
Where: 1197 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30361
Hours: Dinner: Sunday through Thursday 5 p.m. to close, Friday 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Lunch: Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Brunch: Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
5Church Atlanta’s rooftop bar provides views of the bustling heart of midtown Atlanta. The restaurant features special weekly events, such as Ramen Mondays and live music on Tuesdays. On the dinner menu, there are New American food options such as Halibut, Roasted Half Chicken and Chef’s Whole Fish.
Where: 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, Atlanta, GA, 30308
Hours: Friday 3 to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 12 to 8 p.m.
Swim under the sky at the WETBAR’s rooftop, all weather zero-edge pool in the WET Deck. Guests can enjoy signature drinks and eats from the W Kitchen. Members of Club WET get perks, such as towel and bottle service. If you want to just unwind in the pool, the WET Deck is open sunrise to sunset everyday.
Tom, Dick & Hank
Where: 191 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30312
Hours: Monday 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., Tuesday through Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m., Friday 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday 12 p.m. to 2 a.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
At Tom, Dick & Hank, patrons get finger-licking BBQ paired with views of the restaurants surrounding areas in its rooftop bar. Chicken wings, turkey burgers, BBQ fettuccine and BBQ pork spare ribs are on the menu. A few of the speciality drinks offered include Hennessey Peach Tea, The Rooftop Martini and Craft Margarita.
The Southern Gentleman
Where: 3035 Peachtree Rd NE Ste A208, Atlanta, GA 30305
Hours: Monday through Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for lunch, Monday through Wednesday 5 to 10 p.m. for dinner, Thursday through Saturday 5 to 11 p.m. for dinner, Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for brunch, Sunday 5 to 9 p.m. for dinner
Patrons can choose from more than 120 types of bourbon and ryes that they can enjoy at The Southern Gentleman’s bar. Pack of Mules, East of Hudson, and Flip the Pig are among the cocktail selections offered. Listen to live music on Fridays and Saturdays at 9 p.m. and Sundays at 11 a.m.
New Realm Brewing
Where: 550 Somerset Ter NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Hours: Monday through Wednesday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Thursday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
At New Realm Brewing, the Executive Chef Julio Delgado uses their craft beers as inspiration for the menu options. Their menu includes Bites, such as a Wood-Fired Salted Pretzel, and Bigger Bites, such as the “B-ATL” Grilled Cheese and Rigatoni Pasta. Some of their beers are the citrusy IPA called Hoplandia and Pilsner called Euphonia.
Big Sky Buckhead
Where: 3201 B Cains HIll Pl NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Hours: Monday through Wednesday 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., Thursday through Friday 5 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m., Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m., Brunch Saturday and Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Expect to see the beauty of Buckhead’s skyline when sitting out on the patio of Big Sky Buckhead. Fast-casual fare is the type of food being served in the form of brunch, dinner and shareable meals. The restaurant calls brunch “the most important meal of the week” and offers Spicy Shrimp & Grits, Chorizo Breakfast Tacos and Chocolate French Toast on that menu.
Where: 265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Hours: Monday through Saturday 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., Closed on Sunday
Polaris is known for its rotating space that offers 360 degree views of downtown Atlanta. The restaurant sits 22 stories high at the top of the Hyatt Regency Atlanta hotel. Some of the dining options available to patrons are Spinach and Black Pepper Linguine, Pan Seared Alaskan Halibut and Steak Oscar. Drinks include the Polaris Peach Daiquiri, Georgia Mule and Pear-Fecto.
Little 5 Corner Tavern
Where: 1174 Euclid Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30307
Hours: Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Sit out in the upstairs patio at Little 5 Corner Tavern to see the artsy, unique neighborhood of Little Five Points. The Tavern Club, Greek Salad, and Zombie Burger are a few of the food items sold at the tavern. On Saturdays and Sundays until 3 p.m., brunch eats, such as the Belgian Waffle Burger and Breakfast Philly, are served to patrons.