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Above Newcastle: The Bar With Breathtaking City Views

Opening today, Friday, August 20, Above Rooftop Bar is almost guaranteed to be a hit. With stunning views of the toon and beautiful, contemporary interiors, there’s no wonder that people are raving about it. With almost 10k followers on their Instagram, there’s been so much anticipation for its grand opening, which we’re definitely ready for here at Listed.

Located on the roof of the Vermont Hotel and owned by the well-known Newcastle-based hospitality operators, the Gainford Group, we’re sure this venue will exceed our (and your) expectations. The group has already witnessed the success of their other venues, such as Livello and Aveika, which have become an established part of the toon’s vibrant nightlife. We bet it will be a nice addition to our insta-worthy lunch spots, too, open daily from 12pm-1am.


Classy Interiors

Above have been documenting the incredible transformation of their now picture-perfect interiors on their Instagram since last year, which means we can see exactly how they’ve taken shape, making us even more hyped about it all. If you’re interested, their open-air rooftop terrace and indoor space are also available for private hire. It might just become the go-to place for birthdays, weddings, corporate gatherings and other events, too. You can also purchase the gift vouchers available on their website; the perfect birthday present. The roof terrace also includes a cinema screen, which would definitely be our ideal movie night!



Fancy Food & Drink

They will offer a range of classic cocktails, wine, champagne and spirits to enjoy whilst you soak up the incredible city views. The restaurant takes dining, quite literally, to the next level, with a mouth-watering food menu. From the classic appetisers to get you started to a choice of flatbreads, signature bowls, sushi, tataki, tacos and mini sliders. If that’s not enough, there’s plenty of sides and desserts (we can’t wait to try the Eton Mess Sundae). What’s even more exciting is that their restaurant is now available for booking. If you’re interested in visiting, we advise booking soon; spaces are likely to be snapped up quickly!



Opening Today

We’re all so excited that it’s opened today, and we’re sure that tonight will be a night to remember for many people, with guests sipping on cocktails and enjoying their amazing dishes. All experiencing a buzzing atmosphere that many might not have seen for a while.






Above’s website and Instagram are well worth checking out and are getting everyone excited for the grand opening. Let us know where else you like to go for a good night out!

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