The 10 most magnificent rooftop terraces in the world

By Marie – on in Travel
For a fun evening, a romantic dinner or a drink between friends, these world-renowned rooftop terraces guarantee an unforgettable time.

Set up at impressive altitudes, these open-air bars are ideal for those looking for sumptuous views and scenery. Whether it is to relax, a cocktail in hand or share a delicious meal, these rooftop terraces are worth the trip. Here are 10 beautiful bars for those who do not suffer from vertigo.

Baba Nest, Thailand

Undeniably one of the most, if not, the most beautiful terrace in the world, the Baba Nest is located at the top of the luxurious Sri Panwa hotel in the city of Phuket in Thailand. The zen and minimalist decorated space offers a 360-degree view of the magnificent tropical landscape. And let’s not forget the infinity pool that surrounds the platform filled with low tables and cushions… You will feel like you’re in heaven, and we don’t blame you.

L’Oiseau Blanc, France

L’Oiseau Blanc is perched on the sixth and last floor of the Peninsula hotel. Clients can savour an authentic and gourmet French meal in a very chic Parisian decor. The elegant terrace is reserved for beautiful summer days where you can admire the incredible view of the entire City of Lights.


Moonlite, Indonesia

A popular touristic destination, Bali brims with luxurious hotels and bars that are worth the detour. Among them is the superb Moonlite Kitchen and Bar terrace. This restaurant and lounge stands out because of its architecture and refined decor, which combines modern and traditional elements. You can go there every evening to listen to live music with a view of the beach in a laid-back atmosphere.


High Note SkyBar, Hungary

The superb rooftop of the sumptuous Aria hotel is home to one of the best bars in Budapest. The magnificent 360-degree view of the capital the colourful terrace offers is only one of the many beautiful things about this well thought out place. Go there to eat a great meal or sip on a delicious cocktail in a welcoming and fun atmosphere.

The Rooftop at The Cape, Mexico

The beautifully furnished roof of this stylish hotel in the beautiful city of Cabo San Lucas in Mexico is the perfect place to watch unforgettable sunsets. The Rooftop at The Cape Hotel has a magical atmosphere with a modern approach to boho chic aesthetics. Rich materials, greenery and a 360-degree view, the place has everything to make it one of the most beautiful terraces in the world.

Mercury, United Arab Emirates

Admire the splendour of Dubai with a drink in hand from the roof of the Four Seasons Hotel on Jumeirah Beach. Like the capital, the Mercury’s decor combines opulence, luxury and modernity in a decor inspired by Mediterranean elegance. This lounge, in the middle of the Dubai sky, is for those who like to celebrate and dream big.

Sevva, Hong Kong

The modern luxury of this restaurant and bar illuminates the Hong Kong sky from the top of the iconic Prince’s Building. The contemporary terrace goes all around the surface area and therefore offers a panoramic view of the entire city. It is an excellent place to enjoy the nightlife and admire the lights and the many skyscrapers of Hong Kong.

Westlight, United States

Just like Brooklyn, the Westlight is cool, chic and creative. A colourful, modern, eclectic and stylish decor occupies a vast space conducive to entertainment and socialization. From the top of the 22nd floor of the William Vale Hotel, this trendy bar offers an amazing view of New York City.

Raphaël Hotel, Italy

Probably one of the most romantic places in the world, the beautifully furnished roof of the Raphaël Hotel is the destination not to be missed for a meal in Rome with your loved one. Located at the top of this luxurious five-star hotel in the capital city, the Bramante terrace of the Mater Terrae restaurant offers an enchanting experience like nowhere else.

Coq d’Argent, England

Accessible in the summer as well as in the winter, the impressive heated terrace of the distinguished Coq d’Argent restaurant plays with the elegance of the French gardens right in London’s skyline. Located in the heart of Britain’s capital city, this sublime space offers a panoramic view of the metropolis. For brunch, lunch or dinner, you’ll eat in a stylish and green space in the middle of London’s rooftops.


Whether you are looking for a drink in an out of the ordinary place, a surprising view, a feeling of total freedom or a luxurious experience, visiting these magnificent terraces all over the world will definitely satisfy you.

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