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Top 10 Rooftop Bars in Charlotte | Ratepunk

Rooftop bars in charlotte are many and each has its own characteristics! Some are more classy and have special dress codes to enter, some are for casual days, some have DJs and some have light music playing, some serve food and some don't, and some even have swimming pools! Check our list of the Top 10 rooftop bars in charlotte to choose which one to visit!

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By Amir

Published: Mar 23, 2023 min read

Top 10 Rooftop Bars in Charlotte | Ratepunk

There are many amazing rooftop bars in charlotte to visit and if you are living here you need to try them out. But if you are a visitor and do not have enough time to visit all, this post will help you get to know each of them and make your decision.

Aura rooftop

The Aura rooftop bar has been inspired by the regal aura of Queen Charlotte herself and has amazing views being located on the fifth floor of the JW Marriott Charlotte building.

The bar is divided into sections, Aura Rooftop Bar, and Aura Rooftop Pool. The bar is open to the public, but the swimming pool is open to the guests of the JW Marriott Charlotte hotel or those who make a reservation. The Aura Pool offers different packages including Cabanas, Massages, and so on.

It is recommended to try one of Aura's signature botanical cocktails when visiting the rooftop.

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Rooftop bar with couches and tables and the bar itself in the middle

Cloud bar

Cloud bar by David burke is located on the 18th floor of the Le Méridien Charlotte hotel. The rooftop has a 360-degree view of the city and is famous for sunset views.

This bar is one of the unique rooftop bars that allow people under 21 to enter the place (only until 8 pm) which makes it a great place for families.

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A glass with cloud bar charlotte written on it with the view of sunset

Fahrenheit Charlotte

Fahrenheit charlotte is one of the most famous and trendy rooftop bars in Charlotte. 

This rooftop bar is on the 21st floor of the Hyatt Place Charlotte Downtown and has an amazing view of the city which makes it the perfect place for Instagram pictures and stores. 

Fahrenheit offers various types of foods for evenings and Sunday brunches and special drinks that you can enjoy on the rooftop or inside the inner restaurant.

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Novelty House Rooftop

Novelty house rooftop is one of the best rooftop bars in Charlotte that does not serve any food. However, for certain occasions, they provide food from the catering nearby for the guest.

Here they serve different kinds of drinks including local beers and their own signature cocktail, “Higher Love”, which is a watermelon Red Bull-infused Mojito.

The rooftop bar is open until late with the Dj lifting up the atmosphere in the evenings.

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Novelty house rooftop bar at night

Coin Bar

The Coin bar is on the rooftop of the Omni Charlotte Hotel featuring a swimming pool in the middle and a large LED tv with many comfortable chairs on the side.

As the bar is on top of the hotel it is available for the guest of the hotel. For the public, they need to reserve a spot or join on special occasions when the bar is open to everyone.

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Coon bar rooftop with its swimming pool and led tv showing a baseball match

Merchant and Trade

The Merchant and Trade rooftop bar is at the top of Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel on the 19th floor.

This rooftop bar is very stylish and has four different zones: the private terrace, the inside bar, the lawn, and the outdoor terrace. 

The drinks are carefully crafted and the playlist combined with the great view provides a perfect vibe for the visitors. The Dj lifts up the atmosphere of the place in the evenings.

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Nuvole Rooftop TwentyTwo

This rooftop bar is on the 22nd floor of the AC Hotel in the heart of Charlotte. It opened in 2018 and has brought a fantastic experience for visitors who got to see the beautiful panoramic view of the city from this bar.

Alongside the well-crafted drinks and cocktails, the rooftop bar also provides small dishes that are great to be enjoyed with your drinks.

There is a large U-shaped bar in the middle of the rooftop plus many sofas that are set near the fire tables.

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a view from the Nuvole rooftop twenty two with humans sitting on the sofas and some standing

The Pump House

The pump house is a very unique rooftop bar in Charlotte. To start, it is a stylish place that is built inside an old pump house which serves not only drinks but also a variety of foods. The restaurant has many floors with a terrace on the fifth floor of the building.

The rooftop is near the catawba river which is around 30 minutes away from the city center. This makes it to be a little far from the other rooftop bars mentioned here.

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Whiskey Warehouse

As the name suggests, this rooftop bar tends to have a different type of menu compared to others. The drinks tend to be special and there is a variety of whiskey available at this place.

This rooftop bar is considered to be a traditional one with a large wooden rooftop terrace and a wooden ground-floor bar. However, this place is only two floors up which does not provide a great view of the city compared to other bars.

There are DJs and bands playing here on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Whiskey Warehouse rooftop with wooden interior

Graham St. Pub & Patio 

Graham St.Pub & Patios is a two-floor pub and terrace for casual evenings.

Besides drinks, they also have a full menu of food. Their food menu consists of side dishes, main dishes, soups, snacks, and other different varieties of foods.

The bar organizes different events such as live music, trivia evenings plus drink special days. You may also reserve the place for your private parties.

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Graham st. pub & patio terrace filled with people

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Mar 23, 2023

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