Liquor bottles on a bar over suspended wine glasses.
Hands arranging shellfish on ice.
Rooftop Dining at The Durham Hotel
Table with two drinks against a skyline.

The Roof at The Durham

The Roof at The Durham is a year-round gathering spot for guests and locals alike, offering one-of-a-kind panoramic views of the city. Here you will find original, handcrafted cocktails, extensive wine and beer offerings and a seasonal raw bar and small kitchen menu.


Perfect for intimate gatherings and large groups, the breezy 3,000 sq ft. layout features an indoor bar, covered and open-air lounge seating, as well as a penthouse with its own patio for private parties. The hotel also hosts its own calendar of events, making the rooftop the perfect destination every night of the week.


To inquire about rooftop events and private dining at The Durham Hotel, email


a daytime party for everyone | Sundays at noon all summer

This summer,  Sundays mean a daytime party on the roof with something for everyone. Think punch bowls, coffee sodas, spritzers and bubbles for kids, plus NC oysters and shrimp cocktail, homemade biscuits with fried White Oak Pastures Chicken, and more. Any given week could be a dance party. Check our event page for details.

Roof Hours

Sun 12-10pm
Mon to Thurs 5pm – 12am
Fri to Sat 4pm – 12am


Reservations for parties of 6 or more can be made for sections of our open-air lounge seating by calling 919-768-8831.


Raw Bar & Small Kitchen Menu
Served Mon-Thurs 5-10pm; Fri-Sat 4-11pm; Sun 12-10pm (brunchy)

Food Menu Brunchy Menu
Drink Menu Brunchy Drink Menu

Rooftop Yoga

Thurs – noon; Fri, Sat, Sun – 9am

Start your day with Rooftop Vinyasa Yoga classes from LaVita Yoga. Free to hotel guests or $10 special summer drop-in fee for locals. Complementary infused water and towels included. All levels welcome!

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