Vendue Inn Rooftop
Rooftop Bar, Vendue Inn, 19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401. +1 843 577 7970 Take in the sweeping vista of Charleston that includes Waterfront Park, the Cooper River Bridges and Fort Sumter from the hotel rooftop bar. Heaters create a cozy atmosphere when the weather turns chilly. Open seven days a week from 11.30am-12 midnight with live music nightly. email . MAP
Pavilion Bar, Market Pavilion Hotel, 225 East Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401. +1 843 723 0500. Panoramic view. MAP
Top of Carolina, 18th floor, University of South Carolina, 1600 Hampton St. Annex, Columbia, SC 29401. +1 803 777 7919. For the Friday BBQ. Open upon request for conference catering, wedding receptions or other special events. May be the only revolving restaurant in the Carolinas. Top of Carolina is open to the public on Fridays for BBQ lunch and Sundays for Sunday Brunch. MAP
Stars Restaurant-Grill Room & Rooftop Bar, 495 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403. +1 843 577 0100 Bar daily 4pm-2am. Dining daily 5pm-11am. Sat & Sun Brunch 11am-3pm. email
Harbor View Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge, top floor, Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview, 301 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, South Carolina 29407. +1 800 669 562 Panoramic view of Charleston's skyline. Open 6.30am-11am. 11.30am-2pm. 5pm-10pm. MAP
Outdoor Rooftop Cantina, 807 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928. +1 843 785 3838 Lunch Mon to Fri 11.30am-2pm. Dinner Nightly 5pm-10pm.
Carolina Ale House
Carolina Ale House Rooftop Bar, 708 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201. +1 803 227 7150 MAP
Rooftop Lounge, Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel, 1400 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201. +1 803 988 1400 Watch the sunset over this hospitable southern city with a refreshing drink and a great view. Mon to Sat 5pm-Close, Sun 4pm-Close (weather permitting). Starwood.