Columbus’ tallest rooftop bar is now open

Stories on High opened on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the Hilton Columbus Downtown.

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Overlook High Street + all of Columbus at Stories on High. | Photo via Hilton Columbus Downtown

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When the tallest rooftop bar in Columbus opens, we have to tell you what’s up.

Stories on High is the latest rooftop bar to open in Columbus and it towers over downtown, as it resides on the 28th floor of the Hilton Downtown. It opened on Tuesday, Feb. 21 + we’re not telling tall tales about it — here’s what you need to know.

🍸 Scenic sips

When the cocktail, beer, wine, and saké menu outnumbers entrees and dishes, you know you’re in for a night of good drinks. We recommend trying these:

  • Stick to what you know with the “Can I Get A Vodka Soda? With A Lime. With A Lime.,” which is made with Watershed vodka.
  • Pucker up with a sour “Cat Power” which is made with Midori, ginger, coconut créme, and candy.
  • Elevate your sipping with a glass of The Hakushu, an 18-year-old Japanese whiskey.
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Imagine the views in this room at night. | Photo via Hilton Columbus Downtown

🍽 Sharing is caring

Many of the dishes are small plates that are meant to be shared. Options are elegant + upscale, ranging from fresh yellowtail sashimi to wagyu nigiri with caviar and truffle. And meals can be rounded out with dessert options like Baked Alaska or New York cheesecake with raspberry. Reservations can be made online for up to 20 people.

📍 Getting to the top

Stories on High is located at 404 N. High St. The skybar is open from 4-11 p.m. on Tuesday-Thursday + 4 p.m.-12 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. The bar is closed on Sunday and Monday.

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