A Birmingham Guide to Rooftop Bars

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Redmont Hotel and Bar Birmingham AL Guide to Rooftop Bars
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Gorgeous weather calls for gorgeous views. Do you know where to go to enjoy the Birmingham skyline and your favorite cocktail?  Check out our guide to rooftop bars and find out!

Rooftop Bar #1: The Roof at the Redmont Hotel
The Roof at Redmont Birmingham aL A Guide to Rooftop Bars
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This popular spot had a multimillion dollar renovation back in 2016. Now the oldest hotel in Bham features a rooftop bar and lounge that can’t be beat. With signature drinks and a sophisticated atmosphere, you will fall in love with the Magic City from 14 stories high. The Roof’s pricing for signature cocktails ranges from $8 to $15 depending on the menu. You’ll find an assortment of delicious beverages from their bourbon infused “Alabama Buffalo” to their sweet “Margarita.”

Rooftop Bar #2: Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook

With both a spectacular bar and yummy restaurant this rooftop is definitely a double whammy. You’ll find Habitat Feed & Social’s farm to table fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the The Grand Bohemian’s restaurant and bar. This hidden gem is a great place to sip cocktails and gaze out over beautiful Mountain Brook. Their specialty cocktails are priced around $12 depending on the season. Their Meeting Street Mule is a must try and fan favorite.

Rooftop Bar #3: Carrigan’s Public House
Carrigan's Public House Birmingham AL A Guide for Rooftop Bars
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Craft cocktails and beer aplenty, Carrigan’s was a welcome addition to Morris Avenue and Birmingham’s rooftop bar scene. This superb addition has become quite the hotspot for young professionals in Bham. Not only are their apps and plates unique and delicious, the relaxing yet fun atmosphere will keep you coming back for more. Cocktail prices range from $8 to $12 with a beer and wine selection that is updated regularly. Try their C G & T for the most perfect mix of coffee and gin you’ll ever have.

Rooftop Bar #4: The Southern Kitchen and Bar
The Southern Kitchen and Bar Birmingham AL A Guide to Rooftop Bars
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It couldn’t be called Uptown without a cool and classy rooftop bar. The Southern Kitchen and Bar has quite the impressive set up with their comfy seating and glass enclosed bar. It also doesn’t hurt that their view is to die for. The Southern is also known to be quite the brunching spot especially if you are craving good ole southern comfort food. Expect some classic Southern and Southern-inspired cocktails on this rooftop’s menu. Cocktail prices range from $8 – $10 so you won’t break the bank while enjoying some of their southern style drinks. The Mint Julep comes highly recommended at this establishment.

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Vicky Lewis
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