The Rooftop @ The Vendue, Charleston

The Rooftop @ The Vendue, Charleston

Apart from staying guests, The Vendue Hotel lures in a regular crowd of cocktail-drinkers with a two-tiered rooftop experience, known as The Rooftop Bar. Charleston’s original drinking establishment, this place is not some ordinary rooftop bar of two levels, but rather a tale of two bars altogether.

Both levels encompass different, covered and totally open levels, with the entire environs enlivened by playful Pop-Art installations that will keep the Instagram generation snap-happy. Here, wooden decking and sun-shaded wicker furniture mixes with chic lighting and gleaming bar tops for an ultimate high-end rooftop adventure.

The built-in variety of two levels is a big draw, as are the sweeping views of the Charleston Harbor, Waterfront Park, The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and other sights, providing a perfect setting for intersection of good company where locals and visitors converge for an al fresco lunch or refreshing drink in the lively socializing atmosphere.

The cocktail list is just quirky enough without being intimidating, while beers and wines run a reassuring gamut of international and local. As with the drinks, the food offering is also impressively diverse with a little extra.

Lovers of live music are welcome every Sunday, April through October.

Tip:
You have to walk into the hotel and go up by elevator. Don't miss the opportunity to take a photo posing as the couple from American Gothic in the interactive display by the elevator doors. If you head for the bar's upper level, turn left immediately after getting off the elevator, then walk up the stairs.

Daily Opening Hours:
7 days a week for lunch and dinner: 11:30am–10:30pm
Happy Hour: Monday-Thursday, 4–7pm

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Sight Name: The Rooftop @ The Vendue
Sight Location: Charleston, USA (See walking tours in Charleston)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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