10 Rooftops to Visit Right Now. What goes better with dinner and drinks than stunning skyline views? Luckily, when it comes to great rooftop hangs in Nashville, the sky’s the limit. Here are a few to try right now.
Perched twenty-seven floors above ground at the Westin Nashville, L27 Rooftop Lounge will make you feel like you’ve stepped into a dream resort vacation in the heart of your own town. Complete with breathtaking skyline views, a glass-enclosed infinity pool, outdoor daybeds, and cabanas available for reservations, this rooftop oasis is the perfect escape from reality without ever leaving the city.
807 Clark Pl.
The hotel offers three unique dining and drinking options for both locals and guests to enjoy. Located on the fourteenth floor, the Pool Club boasts an indoor and outdoor bar and restaurant where guests can enjoy chef-driven food and inventive cocktails. Plus, a long pool surrounded by lounge chaises and red and white umbrellas offer the perfect spot for a little R and R or a fun photo-op.
1 Music Sq.
Located on the thirty-fourth floor of the JW Marriott Nashville, Bourbon Steak offers an innovative steakhouse experience complete with some of the most coveted views of Music City. Enjoy some of the city’s finest beef and shellfish or grab a seat at the circular bar for a cocktail best served with stunning skyline views.
201 8th Ave. S.
This indoor-outdoor rooftop bar located in the heart of the Gulch atop the Thompson Hotel is the perfect spot to celebrate a special occasion or to unwind with an after-work drink. With a variety of custom craft cocktails, a Southern brewery focused beer program and an assortment of wines—including their must-try signature frosé—it’s no wonder this rooftop is a local favorite.
401 11th Ave. S.
Decamp at the Hotel Noelle’s rooftop bar for a totally different type of downtown experience. With colorful custom design details, including pops of bright teal accents contrasted by a sleek limestone fireplace, this bustling rooftop scene is the perfect place to sip draft cocktails while enjoying bird’s-eye skyline views that will leave you soaring.
200 4th Ave. N.
Home to Nashville’s tallest outdoor rooftop bar, a fifth-floor pool deck, a world-class spa, seven dining and beverage options, Grand Hyatt Nashville is changing the high-end hospitality game in Music City. Head to the twenty-fifth floor to enjoy a plate of oysters and a cocktail with a view at the hotel’s stunning rooftop bar Lou|Na. Inspired by the legendary Louisville and Nashville rail lines that passed directly through the site of the hotel for over a century, Lou|Na’s space seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor seating.
This over-the-top, indoor-outdoor rooftop perched atop the Graduate Hotel (and named after an album by country music icon Dolly Parton) epitomizes Nashville and all of its unique beauty. Combining luxury and whimsy, this colorful rooftop haunt pays homage to the finer things in life and celebrates unapologetically following your dreams. The menu features playful party foods and homestyle renditions of traditionally French presentations. At the bar, order the poolside-friendly cocktail of your dreams or throw back shots with your gal pals.
101 20th Ave. N.
Set between downtown and Germantown in Nashville’s Capitol District, rooftop restaurant Zeppelin overlooks the city skyline from seven stories above, featuring an expansive bar and a temperature-controlled outdoor lounge. Executive chef Aaron Thebault creates a casual and approachable menu that draws inspiration from West Coast cuisine mixed with Americana and globally inspired dishes, along with an impressive cocktail program designed to complement the menu.
505 3rd Ave. N.
Guests will take an elevator to the top floor, which was created to encourage communal dining both indoors and outside on the expansive rooftop. Diners can relax solo or with a group of friends at one of the various gathering spaces including hanging chair swings, comfortable lounge furniture and high-top tables. The rooftop is also complete with two ping pong tables, HD televisions and sweeping views of downtown Nashville.
201 1st Ave.
Take it to the deck. The rooftop at the Bobby is more than just your typical rooftop. Adorned with cabanas, a pool, dining options and even a full-size bus, this rooftop is an ideal spot to check out the city from new heights, kick back with a cold one and get a little R and R.
230 4th Ave.