Rooftop Gardens

4.3
1995 reviews
£26 to £40
Contemporary British
Norwich's First Rooftop Bar and Restaurant located on the top floor of The Union Building. Our unique urban venue invites you to eat from our luscious modern menu, grab a drink from our vibrant bar and enjoy the stunning 360-degree panoramic views.

Experiences

  • Table for Dining Inside

    Sep 20, 2021 - Jan 31, 2022

    Table for Dining, inside the restaurant.
  • Table for Dining on the Terrace

    Sep 20, 2021 - Jan 31, 2022

    Table for Food on our covered Terrace.
  • Table for DRINKS ONLY Inside

    Sep 20, 2021 - Jan 31, 2022

    Table for drinks & nibbles, inside the restaurant.
  • Table for DRINKS ONLY on the Terrace

    Sep 20, 2021 - Jan 31, 2022

    Table for drinks & nibbles on our covered Terrace.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1995 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.5
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4.4
ambience
4.0
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ValerieW
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food2service3ambience2

Our starters and drinks were nice but the main courses of two hake and two lamb ragu were all over cooked and dry. After speaking to management we were not charged for the mains. No desserts ordered.

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VilmaP
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

wonderful service amazing environment very delicious food I recommend

AB
AileenB
London
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely lunch here the staff were friendly and nothing was a chore. We would recommend it but a bit pricey.

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Roni
Norfolk
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

If you want a different dining experience then the rooftop gardens is the place to go. The food was lovely well presented and tasted great.

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Cinders
Norfolk
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Xenia served us and nothing was too much trouble. Very friendly girl

JB
JamesB
Cambridge
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Nice restaurant, nice waiter but food a long time coming out.

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Peedeecee
Norfolk
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Nice venue with an extensive menu. Enjoyed our visit and will definately book again.

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norwich
Norfolk
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Food is over priced for what you get. Food was dry

SL
SineadLee
Cambridge
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food1service2ambience5

Not very good value for money! Steak was nice but overpriced. The beef burger was awful. Tasted like cheap frozen burgers and had cheap cheese slice melted on top! The kids food was much better and the same size for quarter of the price.. we left feeling disappointed and hungry…

LT
LindaT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food2service5ambience5

Enjoyed the venue but they didn't have all drinks on the menu available and the food was okay but not up to the standard of the venue or cost.

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mandym
Norfolk
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food as always had lunch for my sisters birthday downside your not allowed to smoke outside in restaurant which is a shame

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Debz
London
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our Rooftop Garden experience was fantastic.
The food was delicious and the wine was good.
Our waitress was lovely very attentive and polite.
Enjoyed our evening very much.
Thank you

DN
DanielN
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Service and staff were absolutely excellent. Only complaint was that we arrived after a busy lunch and some items were missing. Aside from that it was a delightful time.

MW
MichaelW
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2021
Overall3food1service5ambience4

Staff were brilliant food very poor, it’s a shame usually have a good meal
There

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Elle
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

I was disappointed with the quality of the food. Lots of nice cocktails and wines on the menu, but the food didn’t match up.

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LorraineL
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Surly greeting on arrival, disappointing food, quite expensive.

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AlexB
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely setting, food was fantastic, really enjoyed our visit

IT
IanT
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great table overlooking the cathedral, food and service was fantastic would highly recommend and will be going back again

IM
IanM
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Nice atmosphere, very overpriced food and drinks for what they actually are

GB
GBaz
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The setting is incredible with a view of Norwich cathedral (if you're outside), the atmosphere is good with seating well spaced so you feel you have your privacy & the food is outstanding, fall off the bone ribs with succulent steaks. Highly recommended whether it's with family, friends or date night you can't go wrong.

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Martin
London
7 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Don't be put off by the outside appearance of the building. The rooftop has great views of Norwich and was a memorable dining experience. The waiting staff were great and the prices pretty reasonable, all things considered.

CP
ChrisP
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Roof top Garden is a great place to meet and greet what ever the occasion greatfood and very good service the staff are very polite and helpful and you feel you are not rushed like most places I would recommend Roof top garden to anyone keep up the hard work and we'll done to all the staff that makes it a great place to visit

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OpenTable Diner
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Had a fab meal out with good friends
Food was excellent though for me I would have like more options on sauces for fillet steak but still steak was amazing

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AbsM
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughters 12th birthday really looked after from the moment we arrived until we left. They made her feel really special. Food was great but service was better.

CA
ClareA
Norfolk
12 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Perfect for lunch in the sun - good service today. Thank you

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Bobybrown
Norfolk
5 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service very attentive but not overly so. Had a very relaxed
tasty lunch and wished had time to stay longer in the fabulous surroundings. Cannot find fault so already booked in for another visit!

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krissyd
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Really enjoyed the espresso martini 😊. The ambience was nice and good service

MP
MikeP
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a really wonderful evening with a great atmosphere. The tomahawk steak to share was amazing, and so it should be four £55, but I would really love to have it again sometime………..

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Georgie
Cambridge
2 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The menu has plenty to choose from and the food was nice. The service was great and the restaurant is really well designed and comfortable.

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Mumdooh
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience5

I liked the outdoor area up there, but not a fan of the heaters. I would suggest that the outdoor area is to be divided into heated area and non heated area if possible.

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EmmaL
Norfolk
4 reviews
Dined on 13 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Really lovely atmosphere sitting outside at the Rooftop! Only one thing, is table for 2 are very very small so it's a bit of juggling to get more than plate on there! Gorgeous food, great attentive staff!

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Jabber
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Our booking was for late afternoon but we arrived 50 mins earlier so we could have a pre meal drink. the restaurant was not very busy and the staff were very accommodating and showed us to a lovely table overlooking the City. We ordered cocktails which were not on the drinks menu but again the waitress was happy to accommodate. After cocktails we ordered our meal which was delicious. we never felt rushed and could have stayed for longer but had to leave for home. All in all a fantastic experience.

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fred
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 13 September 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Clean, new, good cooking, nice portions and Menu, airy, brilliant views and top Covid safety

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SadieA
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely relaxed setting with delicious food and fantastic staff who went out of their way to make our visit outstanding. Our waitress tweaked a dish for my daughter, something she didn't have to do, but it was greatly appreciated. The heaters and lights came on when the sun set, a really cosy atmosphere. Highly recommended for a meal out with family.

CB
ChrisB
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Although satisfactory, the menu could be more adventurous - mains all fairly basic offerings.i.e. burgers/chips, steak chips etc.

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Alan
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience2

Food terrific. Unfortunately there was a big party coming in later and the main focus was on organising that so ambience was non existent. Experience spoiled but will go back as food is so good.

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Sueb
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place to eat, the food was amazing and the staff were extremely helpful and efficient, will definitely eat here again!

MF
MollyF
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely meal with excellent service! Beautiful scenery too, would definitely recommended

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BettyS
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very nice food, a lovely experience although a little noisy and we had to shout to each other to communicate 🤣. But to be expected since it was busy.
I did ask if the roof canopy was going to be opened up but was told it would unfortunately take 2 hours to open!
Nevertheless, a lovely birthday meal out.

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Galsal
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A lovely afternoon,
excellent service, nothing too much trouble.

FAQs

Rooftop Gardens is rated 4.3 stars by 1995 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.