Calgary's best rooftop patios

Jun 4 2016, 2:27 am

Featuring casual, breezy, and sky-high open air spaces, here is our guide to the best rooftop patios in Calgary.

Rooftop Bar @ Simmons

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With seating for approximately 100 guests, Rooftop Bar @ Simmons serves a range of summertime fare, cooked on a custom-made rooftop grill, with fresh, quality ingredients from locally-sourced markets.

Address: 618 Confluence Way SE
Phone: 403-452-3115
Twitter: @RTBSimmons

National Beer Garden

Calgary’s largest rooftop patio boasts fantastic views, all day sunshine, and a beer garden feel. Soak up the rays whilst you dig into typical pub grub and sink a couple of beers at this casual Downtown bar/eatery.

225 8th Avenue SW
Phone: 403-237-5556
Twitter: @ntnl8

Vin Room¬†‚ÄĒ Mission

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Vin Room Mission is home to one of nicest rooftop patios around. With seating for 50 people the open air patio is a terrific spot to escape to on a lazy summer day. Complimentary sunscreen and blankets are provided for guests to enjoy. Thrifty diners should make the most of Vin Room’s Happy Hour menu, available from 4 to 7 pm and 9 pm to close daily, that includes $5 mini tapas features, $6 feature beer, and $7 feature wine.

Address: 2310 4th Street SW
Phone: 403-457-5522
Twitter: @VinRoom

Oak Tree Tavern

Although technically not a rooftop patio, the open air seating area at this neigbbourhood pub is raised and offers patrons terrific elevated views overlooking Kensington, the Bow River, and the city skyline beyond.

Address: 124 10th Street NW
Phone: 403-270-3347
Twitter: @Oak_TreeYYC

Brewsters in McKenzie Towne

Soak up the sunshine on this welcoming patio at Brewsters in McKenzie Towne, which comes complete with high tables and couch-like seating. Fetch yourself a pint and enjoy the comfort-driven pub grub dished up.

Address: 100 – 11 McKenzie Towne Avenue SW
Phone: 403-243-2739
Twitter: @WeAreBrewsters

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