The Best Rooftop Bars in Cambridge

The best bars and clubs in Cambridge have a view, but we can all agree they are the ones with a great view. What’s better than enjoying the sights with a cocktail or beer in your hand? From trendy terraces with views of the city, to cosy corners for enjoying the view, here are our picks for the best rooftop bars in Cambridge – perfect for your next date night, night out or daytime drink.

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What are the Best Rooftop Bars in Cambridge?

Revolution Cambridge

Revolution is one of the most popular bars in the city, serving cocktails and food whilst hosting unrivalled parties. Their terrace has a private bar and retractable roof making it a great location for a drink or two.

By day, you can soak up the sun in a relaxed atmosphere – ideal for a business lunch, coffee or boozy brunch. At night, the rooftop bar comes alive with a resident DJ and bookable VIP areas.

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Image courtesy of Tivoli


Tivoli is the epicenter of Cambridge nightlife, containing 2 street food stalls, 4 bars, indoor crazy golf, a shuffleboard basement, and of course, a roof terrace with beautiful views across Jesus Green.

Kick back, relax and enjoy the view or watch the footie on their 75″ TV. You can also hire it for events for groups up to 50, perfect for a corporate event or yoga class.

Six at The Varsity Hotel

The roof terrace of the Varsity Hotel is nothing short of a Cambridge landmark. It has an amazing view over the city and a lovely relaxed vibe.

Open from midday, head here for a locally sourced meal and one of their signature cocktails – lychee martini anyone?


Image courtesy of Six at The Varsity Hotel
Image courtesy of Novi


The roof terrace at NOVI is a wonderful place to be, and considered one of the best rooftop bars in Cambridge. It really comes alive in the Summer with it’s beautiful plants and greenery; the perfect place to enjoy a light bite and cocktail. In the Winter it transforms to a warm and cosy escape from the city, complete with luxurious sheepskins, cosy blankets and outdoor heaters.

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