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Great views, cocktails and music

Delightful live music last weekend with live lounge feel to current tunes. Delicious cocktails... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Sam M
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Visiting the NEC we walked round the Resorts World complex and popped up to the Sky Bar for a drink... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Fiona C
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“chefs table”(30 reviews)
“sky bar”(70 reviews)
About
We’ve spread our wings. The Sky Bar is blossoming into something even more spectacular; Sky by Waters, a transformed rooftop bar and restaurant and soon-to-be new home to Head Chef Andy Waters. Opening on 10th January 2019, the new jewel in our...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Pendigo Way, Birmingham B40 1PU, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I visited Skybar last night for the first time and would like to share how superb one of your members of staff where. Natalija-Paris was very friendly and really helped to try and get us seated. I also noticed that was also...More

2  Thank Nattyc18
Atanas_M_A, General Manager at Sky By Waters, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2016

Hello, thank you for your good words. It is always a pleasure to hear such a great feedback about a member of my team. Regards, Atanas Sky Bar Manager

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

So, we went at 6:00pm and had a pleasant enough time. We returned later with friends and our friends' shoes, which looked remarkably like ours only more expensuve were apparently trainers and therefore not allowed. What age are they in?More

8  Thank Rod W
Atanas_M_A, General Manager at Sky By Waters, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2016

Dear Rod, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I value all feedback whether negative or positive. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at The Sky Bar. I hope that next time you visit us, it will be...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Delightful live music last weekend with live lounge feel to current tunes. Delicious cocktails with fresh garnish sadly put the rest of the drinks in other locations to shame. Keep an eye out for two for one offers displaid on cards on tables. Would have...More

2  Thank Sam M
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

So I went here with my friend and we decided to order some drinks and food. We ordered a sharing platter for £28 which tasted AMAZING and had some great drinks also. The thing that let this place down for me was the service. There...More

3  Thank Katiekellyy
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Visiting the NEC we walked round the Resorts World complex and popped up to the Sky Bar for a drink one evening. It's a lovely spacious lounge with comfortable seats and fabulous views from the floor to ceiling windows on two sides. Gin & tonic...More

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Booked chefs table to try something different and was glad I did ! Food, atmosphere, setting, music and staff are excellent. The two chefs were very entertaining to watch and explained what every course was before serving. One member of staff who stood out and...More

1  Thank TheFoodGora
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend visited the Sky Bar last night for my birthday. We chose the six course tasting menu, which was incredible. Compliments to the chef! A huge thank you to our waitress Chloe - she pulled out all the stops to make sure...More

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Sky B, Manager at Sky By Waters, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2018

Hello, Happy Birthday! Thank you for the kind 5 star review. I am please to see Chloe made your celebrations more enjoyable and went above in delivering you a memorable experience. The photos you have shared are fab and I love your shoes!! All the...More

Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch on a Saturday afternoon whilst staying in the Genting Hotel - there was nothing was particularly bad, but we were underwhelmed. First impressions were good as the decor is very stylish, but unfortunately the place was empty resulting in the very irritating...More

2  Thank sarmac
Sky B, Manager at Sky By Waters, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your visit. I am please to see the waitress was friendly and efficient. I am sure that should you visit on a Friday or Saturday evening you will enjoy the live entertainment...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018

Went for drinks to this bar on a sunny afternoon. Pleasant to be out on the balcony, although the views over the NEC are not inspiring, lovely to gaze across the lake. Good choice of cocktails and spirits, limited selection of bottled beers. Was a...More

1  Thank Kevin W
Sky B, Manager at Sky By Waters, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. It is fantastic to see you had a pleasant afternoon on the balcony with a few drinks. We hope to welcome you back soon. All the best, Gemma McMahon Sky Bar Assistant Manager and The Sky Bar Team

Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Went for drinks early Saturday evening and sat in the garden area. If you sit right at the end overlooking the lake, you wouldn't even think you were at the NEC!! Nice squishy sofas to relax in. Would recommend for drinksMore

Thank Dal2962
Sky B, Manager at Sky By Waters, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the kind review following your visit. It is fantastic to see you had a relaxing evening with us on Saturday. Hope to welcome you back soon for more drinks on the terrace. All the best, Gemma McMahon Sky Bar Assistant Manager...More

Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Booked the chefs table for our wedding anniversary, service was fantastic chefs were entertaining and funny which added to the experience, yes it is expensive but you pay for what you get excellent, we had the cocktail to complement the tasting menu all explained with...More

Thank ChristinaGlover
Sky B, Manager at Sky By Waters, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hello, Amazing! Here at Sky Bar we aim to deliver a memorable experience to our guests and it is wonderful to see we did just that! We are thrilled you enjoyed every part of your experience and our team made your wedding anniversary extra special....More

Reviewed May 21, 2018

Most disappointed at the plain griddled offerings even if the courses included (very small) lobster tail and fillet steak. The sauces were the same on 3 of the courses and all the salads (which were also very similar). Only one waiter who took his time,...More

1  Thank Vannboy25
Sky B, Manager at Sky By Waters, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review Sky Bar following your visit. We are sorry you were disappointed on this occasion with the food and service. Feedback such as this will help our team to develop and grow stronger in these areas. I...More

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Shadina D
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Response from Rhiannon S | Reviewed this property |
It's about a five minute walk from New Street station
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Response from cristianandreip2016 | Reviewed this property |
I think so. I can’t see a reason why not. You might want to ask the bartenders.
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