8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen is a Trendy restaurant featuring eclectic New American fare, craft cocktails & an open-air rooftop bar. It’s an insanely sexy, excellent sky bar. 8UP is Louisville‘s rooftop bar for big-city vibes – and big-city drink pricing, too. With a unique outdoor + indoor all-glass drinking and dining experience overlooking amazing views of Louisville and the Ohio River, 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen delivers the finest in incomparable vistas. This location on the Hilton Garden Inn’s rooftop offers an entirely different vibe from the hotel below. Sensual touches include sexy reds, curved lampshades, velour sofas, and a glass fire pit. The “Sparkling Sapphire,” a gin and lychee cocktail finished with cava, remains on the summer menu.
But it has been joined by seasonal offerings such as the “Strawberry Cheesecake” (Michael Godard gin, Giffard crème de fraise des bois, lemon juice, ricotta cheese) and the “Autumn Nip” (Michter’s bourbon, sweet potato pie syrup, black walnut bitters, and Assume you’re looking for a more upscale Louisville bar. In that case, 8UP in Downtown is a stylish rooftop bar with a view of the city serving artisan drinks like the Louisville Frappe, created with Buffalo Trace Bourbon, biscotti liqueur, and a heavy cream float. 8up is the ideal spot to bring a date (and one of our favorite romantic things to do in Louisville) and gaze out at the dazzling lights of downtown Louisville. 8up restaurant, lounge, and rooftop offer three distinct experiences under one roof and unrivaled views of downtown Louisville.
Whether relaxing al fresco or in the dining room, 8up provides various dining and beverage options to delight refined palates while celebrating the spirit of fun that distinguishes Louisville. The lounge at 8up has its kitchen dedicated to the interior bar, and you can also enjoy our open-air rooftop bar with fire pits and plenty of seating. 8up is a 90-seat restaurant with dark wood paneling and 8-foot-high-backed banquets opposite enormous picture windows with the greatest view of the city. An open kitchen lets you see everything while providing a broad menu focused on American favorites made with local and sustainable ingredients. 8up is situated at 350 West Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY 40202, on the rooftop of the Hilton Garden Inn. Enter through the hotel lobby or the private driveway entrance on Chestnut Street. We provide valet parking and an elevator that whisks guests directly up to the rooftop. Reservations are strongly advised.