An Instagram user posted about the the seven-year-old-bar “closing its doors” yesterday, while another noted, “R.I.P. Weather Up.” Someone else wrote: “Thanks for the memories” (this particular person even noted that they took a sign from the bar).
At this moment, it’s unclear exactly why Weather Up Austin has reportedly closed, but a reliable tipster told Eater that the building was sold. Eater has reached out to the bar via phone and email; watch this space for updates.
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My dear friends, family, neighbors, enemies, frenemies, foes, bros, and beyond who has ever seen me through the tiny kitchen window @weatherupbars knows how bad this one hurts. The place we have all called home for years is closing its doors. @weatherupbars and everyone I’ve ever worked with has been there for me and shaped me into who I am today. All the good the bad and the ugly that we’ve all gone through, I wouldn’t trade it for anything. I’m really gonna miss the view. ♥️ @aroundtheway1 sorry I can’t find any work photos of us but I love you the same.
Weather Up is originally a New York import from co-owner Kathryn Weatherup. The Austin expansion opened in 2012 in a converted house with a sprawling backyard. The Texas space was found in a converted house with a sprawling backyard. It was known for serving classic cocktails, paired with a food menu overseen by chef Kristine Kittrell (who had left the bar before its shuttering).