Edinburgh welcomes first 360 degree roof top bar with 'unparalleled' views

Edinburgh has welcomed a new outdoor "summer terrace", with the city's first 360 roof top bar.

The spot, which sits at the W Edinburgh hotel, gives guests the opportunity to view the city like "never before". There's also outdoor dining options at SUSHISAMBA.

Open from June 1, there are three separate outdoor spaces - offering up cocktails, fire pits and live music. W Deck will be open seven days a week, with DJ nights every Thursday.

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A spokesperson for W Edinburgh said: "Located on the 12th floor of W Edinburgh, W Deck will now be open seven days a week, with an exclusive new summer cocktail menu and live music.

"An expansive new rooftop bar serving classics and twists such as the fruity passion fruit martini-inspired ‘Sunset Ritual’ (Hyland Park 12, Passionfruit and Peach Tea) and zingy grapefruit option ‘Nitro Paloma’ (Altos Tequila, Grapefruit, Agave & Saline ), W Deck is set to be the city’s go-to spot when the sun is shining.

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"From June 6, W Deck will also play host to the city’s hottest DJs every Thursday night (5pm-10pm), including radio regular Beth and Ilyus from festival headlining duo llyus and Barrientos. Guests can enjoy such music while soaking up the sunshine and marveling at unparalleled views of the city including Edinburgh Castle, Arthur’s Seat, Calton Hill and the historic George Street.

"What’s more, throughout August W Deck guests can enjoy uninterrupted views from the new rooftop bar of the nightly festival fireworks display over Edinburgh, with fire pits to keep visitors warm as the city sparkles."

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SUSHISAMBA will also open their outdoor terrace on the 10th floor of W Edinburgh. They added: "This new outdoor terrace provides an exceptional dining experience, allowing guests to enjoy signature SUSHISAMBA dishes while taking in unfettered panoramic city views.

"The spacious terrace will be open for both launch and dinner seven days a week from Friday 7th June. It is currently available for walk-ins only."

W Deck is open from 1pm - 11pm, seven days a week, weather permitting. Reservations can be made here.