back to top
Community

Top 10 Rooftop Bars In The World For The Perfect Midnight Celebration

Whether you’re looking for a great rooftop bar with a fabulous view to celebrate a recent promotion, or to get down on one knee in front of your love, you know you’ve arrived at the best place. Rooftop bars are charming, they are full of atmosphere, and somehow, being at a height gives them a little something more than you find in any bar.

Posted on

Rooftop bar owners know this and they go out of their way to decorate their bars in whimsical ways that appeal to a great number of people. Here is our curated list of top rooftop bars around the world, for your delectation.

1.Sushisamba Bar, London

Located on the thirty-eighth floor of the Heron Tower, Sushisamba, or Tree Bar as it’s known because of the lit tree in the centre is worth everything for the amazing views and the sensational cocktails. This little bar attracts crowds like the way the Rio Carnival does. Enjoy uninterrupted 360 degree views of London as you relish the cool atmosphere and bespoke cocktails.
Via crm.innerplace.co.uk

Located on the thirty-eighth floor of the Heron Tower, Sushisamba, or Tree Bar as it’s known because of the lit tree in the centre is worth everything for the amazing views and the sensational cocktails. This little bar attracts crowds like the way the Rio Carnival does. Enjoy uninterrupted 360 degree views of London as you relish the cool atmosphere and bespoke cocktails.

2.Rock Bar — Bali

Built atop a rock formation on Bali’s coast, this is one place where you can get lovely views of the entire coast and out into the oceans. This rooftop bar is located more than 50 feet above the Indian Ocean, blending nature with the finest in music, atmosphere and bespoke cocktails. Even the DJ’s booth is carved into the rock, it’s that atmospheric.
Via m2woman.co.nz

Built atop a rock formation on Bali’s coast, this is one place where you can get lovely views of the entire coast and out into the oceans. This rooftop bar is located more than 50 feet above the Indian Ocean, blending nature with the finest in music, atmosphere and bespoke cocktails. Even the DJ’s booth is carved into the rock, it’s that atmospheric.

3.The Culpeper — London

The Culpeper is a hotel, a restaurant and a pub. On the fourth floor of the Culpeper is a rooftop garden and bar that also has a greenhouse. The in house mixologists use the herbs from the greenhouse to mix the most unique drinks you’ve ever tried such as Lemon-Thyme Ambrosia made of calvados, prosecco and brandy. If you’re interested, the Culpeper conducts regular cocktail-making sessions on the roof.

4.Moon Bar at Banyan Tree, Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand has not one, not two but many fabulous rooftop bars. Still not one of them inspires awe the way this gravity-defying bar does, at 61 stories above the ground at Banyan Tree Bangkok. With scintillating 360-degree views of the surroundings, Moon Bar is unparalleled as far as rooftop bars go. Enjoy a few rounds of the sizzling lemon-flavored Thai Sabai drink and take in the views with your senses heightened. The Banyan Tree is famous as a party address and the place to head to some of the world’s best bars.
Via next-hospitality.com

Thailand has not one, not two but many fabulous rooftop bars. Still not one of them inspires awe the way this gravity-defying bar does, at 61 stories above the ground at Banyan Tree Bangkok. With scintillating 360-degree views of the surroundings, Moon Bar is unparalleled as far as rooftop bars go. Enjoy a few rounds of the sizzling lemon-flavored Thai Sabai drink and take in the views with your senses heightened. The Banyan Tree is famous as a party address and the place to head to some of the world’s best bars.

5.Room 09 at Tinto Boutique Hotel, Santiago, Chile

Room 09 at Tinto Boutique Hotel is very much under-the-radar and very bohemian, given that it’s located in Santiago de Chile’s Bellavista neighbourhood, which is also very bohemian. In this members-only club, you’ll meet up with the artists, literati, glitterati and jet setters of Chile. Of course, as a non-member, you can still visit for nightcaps if you dine at Restaurant 040 below the rooftop bar. Only when you visit will you realize just why bartender and co-owner Diego Olivera’s quirky drinks are so famous in southern South America.
Via travelforsenses.com

Room 09 at Tinto Boutique Hotel is very much under-the-radar and very bohemian, given that it’s located in Santiago de Chile’s Bellavista neighbourhood, which is also very bohemian. In this members-only club, you’ll meet up with the artists, literati, glitterati and jet setters of Chile. Of course, as a non-member, you can still visit for nightcaps if you dine at Restaurant 040 below the rooftop bar. Only when you visit will you realize just why bartender and co-owner Diego Olivera’s quirky drinks are so famous in southern South America.

6.Skybar, Ce La Vi, Singapore

Ce la vi is situated right above the SkyPark Observation Deck at Marina Bay Sands, which offers its visitors unparalleled views of the Marina Bay and the city of Singapore. Ce La Vi has a stunning bar, called SkyBar, from where the views are even more magnificent. The cocktails at SkyBar are to die for; both Skybar and Ce La Vi have won awards for their cuisine and drinks. Make sure you check out Ce La Vi on your next visit to Singapore. It is one of the best attractions in Singapore, not just for the views but also the incredible bespoke cocktails.
Via trip101.com

Ce la vi is situated right above the SkyPark Observation Deck at Marina Bay Sands, which offers its visitors unparalleled views of the Marina Bay and the city of Singapore. Ce La Vi has a stunning bar, called SkyBar, from where the views are even more magnificent. The cocktails at SkyBar are to die for; both Skybar and Ce La Vi have won awards for their cuisine and drinks. Make sure you check out Ce La Vi on your next visit to Singapore. It is one of the best attractions in Singapore, not just for the views but also the incredible bespoke cocktails.

7.Flair Rooftop Restaurant Bar, Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, China

Flair Rooftop Restaurant Bar is located on the summit of the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong. It’s all of 58 floors above the busy city. From this height, you’ll be able to obtain scintillating views of the city’s skyline, the Huangpu River, the Bund, and the evolving skyline. As for cocktails, don’t forget to get one of the mysterious mixes by house mixologist YK Chen. Alternatively, you can enjoy afternoon tea on top of China’s highest alfresco bar in the afternoons from Friday to Sunday.
Via wtg-global.net

Flair Rooftop Restaurant Bar is located on the summit of the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong. It’s all of 58 floors above the busy city. From this height, you’ll be able to obtain scintillating views of the city’s skyline, the Huangpu River, the Bund, and the evolving skyline. As for cocktails, don’t forget to get one of the mysterious mixes by house mixologist YK Chen. Alternatively, you can enjoy afternoon tea on top of China’s highest alfresco bar in the afternoons from Friday to Sunday.

8.L’Oiseau Blanc at the Peninsula Paris, France

The city of romance is best seen from the top of the Peninsula Paris from the L’Oiseau Blanc, named after the plane that made the first transatlantic flight between Paris and New York. . Get an unparalleled view of the Eiffel Tower and Paris’s rooftops from this vintage aviation-themed rooftop bar. Enjoy the aviation themed cocktails such as the Aviation and the Take Off drink, and salute the bravery of the French pilots Charles Nungesser and François Coli who were the pilots who flew the first transatlantic flight.
Via ritzcarlton-h.assetsadobe.com

The city of romance is best seen from the top of the Peninsula Paris from the L’Oiseau Blanc, named after the plane that made the first transatlantic flight between Paris and New York. . Get an unparalleled view of the Eiffel Tower and Paris’s rooftops from this vintage aviation-themed rooftop bar. Enjoy the aviation themed cocktails such as the Aviation and the Take Off drink, and salute the bravery of the French pilots Charles Nungesser and François Coli who were the pilots who flew the first transatlantic flight.

9.The Rooftop at the Cape, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

If you’re is Los Cabos, you want to be seen in the Rooftop at the Cape, which opened in 2015. From here you can get uninterrupted views of the Sea of Cortez, the El Arco natural rock formation and a landscape of desert plants. Sip on mezcal-flavored cocktails by award-winning mixologist Nestor Can as you gaze at the perfect views.
Via blog.grandluxuryhotels.com

If you’re is Los Cabos, you want to be seen in the Rooftop at the Cape, which opened in 2015. From here you can get uninterrupted views of the Sea of Cortez, the El Arco natural rock formation and a landscape of desert plants. Sip on mezcal-flavored cocktails by award-winning mixologist Nestor Can as you gaze at the perfect views.

10.La Dolce Vitae at Majestic Hotel & Spa, Barcelona, Spain

La Dolce Vitae is located 10 levels above Barcelona’s busy Passeig de Gràcia, at the very top of the 99-year-old Majestic Hotel & Spa. From here, you can enjoy unparalleled views of the Gaudi-designed Sagrada Familia and the rest of the city. The bar is famous for its sangria, both the cava and red versions, and the tapas sampler by Nandu Jubany, a Michelin-starred chef.
Via writeteens.com

La Dolce Vitae is located 10 levels above Barcelona’s busy Passeig de Gràcia, at the very top of the 99-year-old Majestic Hotel & Spa. From here, you can enjoy unparalleled views of the Gaudi-designed Sagrada Familia and the rest of the city. The bar is famous for its sangria, both the cava and red versions, and the tapas sampler by Nandu Jubany, a Michelin-starred chef.

Conclusion

As you can see, we have some truly scintillating rooftop bars in our world. Some of them are known for their drinks, and some for views and some for the overall status of the address where the bar is located. What people truly enjoy is the sensation of partying at an exclusive address, one with great views and exclusivity stamped on each of its cocktails and offerings. Rooftop bars are one of the best places to visit during the New Year in Singapore, if you’re visiting this fabulous country anytime soon.

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!