Rooftop Gardens

4.3
242 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Contemporary British
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  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary British
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Hours of Operation
Mon - Sun: 11:00am - 12:00am

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Phone number
01603 971268
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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What 242 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
3.8
value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 3 days ago

The food was lovely, and the venue is beautiful however be careful when you eat as when the sun is out it shines directly in your eyes no matter where you seat. unfortunately they have no blinds or tint on the glass. but service was lovely (although slow to pay the bill) and it still remains the greatest view in Norwich

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Love it here . Great views, service and food . Lovely atmosphere.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

We were there on a bright & light summer evening, and the views are great. We sat outside to begin with but decided it was a bit cold and the waiter was happy to move us inside. The food took quite a long time to arrive after ordering, but for us, it didn’t matter too much. Good food, nice ambience.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

This is our second visit. The first fathers day 2017. We were met with chaos, bad service, items missed off the menu. This time was superb, interesting menu (we had the fish sharing platter). Brilliant beer, and excellent staff, they couldn't have been better.
Will be returning loved it.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Excellent service, waitress was very helpful.
Unusual combinations of food that we hadn’t had before, will definitely come again.
Great for that special occasion.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

This is a great restaurant - the staff there are amazing! Although it took a couple of attempts to perfect their Mojito (missing lime!) the who visit was delightful. Highly recommend.

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4.0Dined on 17 June 2018

This was our first time we have eaten here. We have heard mixed reviews but overall it was a good experience. The food was nice although my hubby wasn’t overly keen on the veg (courgette, green beans, peas & mangetout) with the roast. I ordered the peanut butter/chocolate cheesecake and something else came which was a little annoying but they rectifed this. We certainly will come back.

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3.0Dined on 16 June 2018

The service was brilliant and the venue is great but the food is over priced and poorly cooked. A number of dishes were sold out. Ok for a quick lunch but I probably would not go again for an evening meal.

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5.0Dined on 15 June 2018

Excellent food, reasonably priced. Lovely location and excrptinally good staff - friendly, professional and nothing too much trouble. Really unusual dining experience - thoroughly enjoyable.

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3.0Dined on 14 June 2018

My friends and I were celebrating the end of our second year at uni. We had a great night, and the staff were lovely! It was just disappointing because upon booking we were not told that the outside area was booked out for a private function that evening. It was perfectly fine sitting indoors, but we had been really looking forward to enjoying a sunny evening outside with the scenic view. It's a shame because this was a special occasion for us, and not something we are likely able to afford again.

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4.0Dined on 13 June 2018

Slightly pricey dor what you get. Small portions but good quality.

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5.0Dined on 10 June 2018

It was our mum and daughter day , as we have hectic lives we now book our Mum & Daughter Day 👍😄 we always try for something a little bit more special when we can . I was so So pleased and look forward to going again when we can

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Great atmosphere. Excellent waiter and lovely decor.

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Really enjoyed our meal here. Seamless booking experience as always with OpenTable. We had great attentive service who was also very knowledgable on different dishes and recommendations. Great views to, becoming one of the best restaurants in Norwich.

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Really good food!! My husbands Bream was the best meal he had had in a long time!!! My steak was delicious!! The whole experience was good! Very good waiters, really friendly!
Have told all friends and family to book!!!

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3.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Food was nice/good, but not outstanding. I asked for my steak to be rare, but was given one that was medium to well done. I called the waiter who apologised, took it away and said i would not be charged for the steak. The steak was replaced with a rare one, and we were not charged for that item.

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Great food, very tasty indeed, service was excellent right from walking through the door- to be greeted at the front desk by Aron who gave us a choice of dining in or out, and our waiter for the evening (sorry can’t remember his name) but very tentative and nothing to much trouble.
An excellent experience all round, my wife and I shall be visiting again.

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4.0Dined on 8 June 2018

Lovely occasion. Visiting with friends and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves here. Very good service and good food

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5.0Dined on 6 June 2018

Food good service good and sun was shining so ate outside which made the meal even more enjoyable overall yet another fantastic time there

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4.0Dined on 5 June 2018

Great location, super setting, comfortable seating, excellent food, no rush, service was just a little to lax.

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4.0Dined on 3 June 2018

Lovely setting, staff cannot do enough for you. Food superb as always.

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4.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Our food was delicious - perhaps the vegetarian options were a little pricey in comparison? The absence of a range of GF sweets was disappointing. It was a Saturday night so quite noisy, but we didn't mind. The service was very good this time - it wasn't previously, and we had to keep chasing up our bill - and one of the waitresses 'explained' that this wasn't her fault as she had asked a colleague to do this (which wasn't of interest to us, or professional).

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

I find the menu a bit shot. The food was exquisite but was very few choice only.

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Excellent service and food was very good, will definitely be back.

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4.0Dined on 1 June 2018

this was our third visit, good atmosphere and quality food. the waiting staff were friendly and efficient.

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5.0Dined on 1 June 2018

Beautiful views, the food exceeded my expectations. Beautifully cooked piece of fish, service was attentive and friendly.

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3.0Dined on 31 May 2018

I was really looking forward to my visit to the rooftop gardens.

The restaurant itself is stunning with a choice of indoor or outdoor dining. I am coeliac and informed them in advance

I have to say I was very disappointed with the menu as I was so limited in my choice - one item on the starter section two on the main and when I asked if the only gluten free option on desert menu was sorbet the waitres shrugged her shoulders and said yes.

Saying that the food I chose was delicious and beautifully presented.

I will also say staff need to better trained in customer service as when we tried to get our bill we had to ask a number of times as our waitress seemed to have disappeared.

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4.0Dined on 31 May 2018

Fabulous service... had the same lovely lady as before! She’s great! The sharing starters were delicious!

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5.0Dined on 29 May 2018

My wife and I celebrated my birthday at Rooftop Gardens, all aspects of the meal were very good - especially the Pork Chop!!!!

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4.0Dined on 29 May 2018

Our waiter was really lovely. The restaurant is great for visitors to Norwich and the views and sitting outside are fun wow factors.
The food is just ok if I’m honest. I could find better food elsewhere which is disappointing because the location is so good.

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5.0Dined on 28 May 2018

Great place for food and drinks . Great sitting outside in the summer and staff are amazing

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4.0Dined on 27 May 2018

Went there for Sunday lunch. Great service and very good food.

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Excellent food, excellent service, lovely setting & surroundings & a wonderful ambience, would definitely recommend for any occasion.

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Lovely venue, lovely staff our waitress Angelina? So very good. Platters and starters better than mains unfortunately but would not stop our group from booking again.

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3.0Dined on 25 May 2018

Amazing food but slightly disappointed as was my partners birthday and I had rung to ask for extras but in getting there the waiter had no knowledge of this so no birthday suprises

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

The food was delishous and excellently presented in a modern way. The waiter we had was lovely and always there if we needed. Would definitely go back and recommend to anyone thinking of a relatively smart evening out.

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5.0Dined on 24 May 2018

Fantastic service - and food was excellent! Good to be back.

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5.0Dined on 24 May 2018

Excellent food, attentive and friendly service. Great views over city

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5.0Dined on 23 May 2018

Food was delicious, staff were very friendly, was a lovely place! Would go again

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5.0Dined on 22 May 2018

Stunning scenery, delicious food and outstanding service.

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