Bored of sipping at street level? Want to see what pints taste like at a higher altitude? Mix things up with a trip to one ofthe best rooftop bars in Sheffield. From Kelham Island hotspots offering quirky cocktails and slick scenes of the city skyline to riverside balconies and pretty raised terraces, we're showing off some of the best places to grab a drink with a view.
This stunning rooftop restaurant in Sheffield has been a hit since it opened. The Furnace is a sleek terrace and dining room above the Heart of the City, with a menu inspired by open-fire cooking techniques. Tuck into charred celeriac, coal-roasted beetroot and sourdough flatbreads with blackened pepper romesco sauce, alongside twists on local favourites, including fishcakes and Yorkshire pudding with ice cream.
Taking the place of INC Sheffield as our favourite Krynkl rooftop bar, Kelu is the sister of Italian restaurant Domo and similarly inspired by Sardinia. Whether you venture here to have cocktails and aperitivo, try new wine or munch through antipasti, you'll be doing it in a venue boasting a retractable roof that's fringed with foliage. Who needs the Med?
Head down to Steelyard and you'll find one of the best rooftop bars. DECKS Sheffield is an Ibiza-inspired drinking destination on the first floor of the shipping container complex, specialising in late-night cocktails and live DJs. The covered terrace hosts incredible sets each and every weekend, providing a soundtrack of house, techno and disco to accompany your tipples.
While not a rooftop per se, the waterside balcony at Church - Temple of Fun is still one of the best places to have drinks with a view in Sheffield. Suspended above the Don, this small but perfectly formed platform is the ultimate suntrap on a summer's day. It's got gorgeous plant life and river vistas, while the bar inside can sort you out with a range of enticing cocktails, local ales and mouthwatering vegan comfort grub.
Housed in a Grade II-listed former bank on George Street, Curzon Sheffield is a rooftop bar in Sheffield city centre for cinephiles and socialisers alike. Whether you're grabbing some pre-movie refreshments or looking for a city centre bar to catch up with friends, their upstairs terrace promises an ideal location. On top of chilled wines, you can enjoy some tasty small plates and pizza slices from their food menu.