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Rooftop Bars Greenville, SC

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Best time to visit April - October
Rooftop grade 7/10
Rooftop Bar Greenville
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Greenville Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in South Carolina, Greenville is a beautiful place, with plenty to see and do. To get an elevated perspective over the city and the majestic surroundings, take aim for a rooftop bar Greenville SC.

This complete guide will help you find the very best venues for some sky-hig fun, complete with all info you need about every rooftop bar Greenville, SC worth a visit: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more.

With a pleasant climate inviting to alfresco dining and drinks pretty much year-round, a Greenville rooftop is always a good idea. Just scroll down and find the rooftop bar Greenville SC best suited for you.

The list

7 best rooftop bars in Greenville, SC

Rooftop bar GVL Juniper in Greenville, SC


$$$$ | 8th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Garden rooftop
  • Stunning views
  • Rooftop igloos

Located eight floors above Greenville’s Main Street, Juniper is an intoxicating garden rooftop for epic views, food and drinks. The 16,000 square-foot space comes with a beautiful design, and it's a lush dream both inside and out, all surrounded by stunning views of downtown Greenville and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. The rooftop menu includes delectable small plates and unique, handcrafted cocktails, as well as a nice selection of wine and craft beer. Expect a great atmosphere, along with live entertainment 2 nights/week.

Rooftop bar GVL Ink N Ivy in Greenville, SC

Ink N Ivy

$$$ | 4th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Multi-level
  • Great views
  • Eat, Drink & Be Social

The eclectic restaurant and bar Ink N Ivy comes with a great and simple motto: 'Eat, Drink n Be Social'. Set in downtown Greenville you can do so over several levels, including at the 4th floor rooftop terrace. Funky-stylish throughout, the top floor rooftop is spacious, with both a large bar and plenty of tables, all complemented with great views over the bustling Greenville CBD. Open daily for lunch, brunch, dinner and drinks, the Ink N Ivy menu includes plenty of Southern American-inspired dishes, cool cocktails, craft beers and an extensive wine list.

Rooftop bar GVL UP on the Roof in Greenville, SC

UP on the Roof

$$$ | 8th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Modern
  • Amazing views
  • Weekend brunch

Floating above the Embassy Suites Greenville Downtown Riverplace, UP on the Roof is a great rooftop oasis for a midday retreat, or a night in the clouds. With an industrial chic décor and contemporary seating, the spacious rooftop mixes an interior lounge with a dual set of outdoor terraces, blessed with truly amazing views over Reedy River, Greenville and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The generous rooftop menu includes handcrafted cocktails, artisan wines, regionally brewed craft beers and a small plates menu that highlights locally-sourced seasonal ingredients.

Rooftop bar GVL SIP Whiskey & Wine Bar in Greenville, SC

SIP Whiskey & Wine Bar

$$$ | 4th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Weekday happy hour
  • Downtown views
  • Live music

Found just above One City Plaza in downtown Greenville, SIP Whiskey & Wine Bar is a vibrant yet sophisticated rooftop lounge, mixing lovely views and lively entertainment. With a smaller interior bar, the prime feature up here is definitely the spacious outdoor terrace, equipped with ultra-comfortable lounge-style furniture and surrounded by stunning views of downtown GVL. Order unique wines by the glass, try something from the extensive selection of whiskey, or go for a SIP signature cocktail.

Rooftop bar GVL Hoppin' GVL in Greenville, SC

Hoppin' GVL

$$ | 2nd floor | West End
  • Highlights
  • 100% self pour
  • Good vibes
  • Charming

Hoppin' GVL is a good vibes, 100% self pour beer and wine taproom, with plenty of both interior and outside space, where the open-air setting also continues up to a rooftop terrace. While only on the second floor, the spacious and charming astro-turf rooftop still offers some great views over downtown Greenville. Use your temporary wrist band to pour yourself as much (or as little) as you want from the wide selection of beer, cider, wine and cocktails on tap, and pay when you leave based on what you poured.

Rooftop bar GVL W XYZ Bar in Greenville, SC


$$$ | 4th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Sassy
  • Comfy
  • Events

Located at the Aloft Greenville Downtown, W XYZ Bar is a sassy and stylish rooftop lounge above the One City Plaza. With a large and trendy interior lounge, the W XYZ Bar outdoor terrace is not huge, but the comfy lounge furniture on the 4th floor is still a great spot to settle down and enjoy views over downtown Greenville. Open afternoons / nightly, the rooftop bar serves signature drinks, flavorful wines and refreshing beers, complemented with classic American dishes and snacks.

Rooftop bar GVL Topside Pool Club in Greenville, SC

Topside Pool Club

$$$$ | 6th floor | West End
  • Highlights
  • Exclusive
  • Panoramic views
  • Rooftop pool

Perched above the award-winning Main Street, Topside Pool Club is a unique venue that provides the only place to swim, sip, and socialize with panoramic views over downtown Greenville. Only available to members and their guests, this is an exclusive rooftop oasis to swim with a view, then settle down in one of the comfy loungers and order coktails, wine and beers from the bar.

Rikard Fredricson
Rikard Fredricson

Rikard has spent the last 10 years exploring, enjoying, researching and working with rooftop venues. During these years he has visited more than 700 rooftops across the globe. The experience he has gained is used to create helpful, in-depth and accessible content, and to share his knowledge and rooftop expertise with fellow rooftop-lovers.

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Rooftop bar Greenville, SC

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: April-Oct

Which is the best rooftop bar Greenville, SC? This complete guide will help you find the all the top rooftop bars Greenville has to offer. The sixth largest city in South Carolina is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and these majestic surrounding is best enjoyed from above, preferably from a rooftop bar.

Most of the Greenville rooftop bars can be found in the downtown area, and given the size of the city, there are plenty of great terraces to choose from. While the prime season for Grenville rooftop bars is during the warmer months from spring to fall, there are quite a few equipped with retractable roofs and indoor lounges, creating a cosy winter-experience as well.

About Greenville, SC

Greenville is the the sixth largest city in South Carolina, located about halfway between Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina. Mixing a friendly yet thriving downtown puls with awesome natural surroundings, Grenville offers something for pretty much anyone.