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Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

100 East Franklin Street | Chapel Hill, NC 27515
(919) 929-8676

Whether you live in Chapel Hill, are just visiting or are here to connect to your college roots, Top of the Hill–or TOPO as they have come to be known–is a destination spot. Their menu is loaded with locally-sourced ingredients, their acclaimed beer collection is brewed right on site, and their newly remodeled outdoor deck boasts a panoramic view of downtown. 

  • Description: Open Monday - Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Facility Info
  • Description The Great Room Complex at Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery, the only large event space located directly on Franklin Street, offers the elegance and hospitality expected of Chapel Hill with a fresh twist. Located in the space once occupied by the legendary Carolina Theatre, The Great Room’s exposed brick and soft industrial feel gives the grateful nod to Chapel Hill’s past while simultaneously embodying it’s bright future with clean lines, hardwood floors and subtle interiors. Completely flexible menu options allow our clients to tailor each event around their preferences without concern for minimum fees or extensive pricing schedules. With direct access to our main restaurant, patio and the Back Bar, the freshest addition to Chapel Hill’s already storied bar scene, guests are guaranteed a truly unique and enjoyable experience for events ranging from wedding ceremonies, departmental meetings, social gatherings and reunions.
  • Largest Room 2066
  • Total Sq. Ft. 3006
  • Reception Capacity 300
  • Space Notes When booking an event with The Great Room Complex, guests will benefit from access to The Event Office, whose staff members excel in every aspect of event planning…from beginning to perfect ending. Our event space itself includes a fully integrated, state of the art audio/visual system, comprised of an 11’ by 6’ projection screen, multiple flat screen televisions, closed circuit projection cameras and computer hookups, sound boarded ceilings, free wireless internet, and full phone conferencing capabilities. The Great Room also offers entrances on both Franklin and Columbia Street as well through the main restaurant. Full handicap access and event-space-only restrooms are also available for guests.
  • Theatre Capacity 250
  • Banquet Capacity 220
  • Number of Rooms 4
  • Classroom Capacity 100