There’s something special about each of these unique rooftop bars and restaurants. Perfect for a night out or a day visit, experience Europe’s finest cities from an elevated perspective.
ME Reina Victoria, Madrid
With a sleek, modern design and funky mood lighting, the rooftop of the ME Reina Victoria Hotel in Madrid is one of the trendiest spots to visit in the Spanish capital. Located in the historic Plaza de Santa Ana, kick back, relax and enjoy the breathtaking view of the city while the music creates a truly magical ambience.
With trendy mod-chic charm, Swissotel Metropole has one of the best rooftops in Geneva, not to mention a view over Lake Geneva that’s to die for. What are you waiting for? Grab a drink or a bite and enjoy more unparalleled views of Geneva while taking in the sun.
Hotel Splendid, Nice
Shh! The rooftop of Hotel Splendid Nice is one of the best-kept secrets on the Riviera. The view of the crystal blue Mediterranean Sea, charming terra cotta roofs of Nice and looming mountains, makes this restaurant the most perfect getaway overlooking the South of France. To get more from your experience, take a dip in the pool or jacuzzi or shake leg at one of the hotel’s Happy Hour events with DJ for a real feel-good time.
Hotel Raphael, Paris
For a more fulfilling trip to Paris, take in the city from a different angle from the rooftop of Hotel Raphael. The lush roof garden terrace is sure to offer your favourite beverage, while the unparalleled panoramic views of Paris, the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe give it a real wow factor, sure to top off the perfect holiday.
Frank’s Cafe and Campari Bar
Situated on top of a multi-storey car park in Peckham, Frank’s is part sculpture project, part pop-up and Campari bar open during the summer months. For 2016 they will open on the 19th of May and close sometime in September. Part of Peckham’s Bold Tendencies Sculpture Project, the bar exists amid a simple surrounds, think wooden benches and sprawling concrete floors, it is the sprawling view of London paired with super-relaxed vibe that will win you over!
In a city laden with rooftop bars, Istanbul’s 360 continues to be the most impressive. Boasting floor-to-ceiling windows that open out onto a sprawling terrace where you can eat, drink dance the night away all while enjoying a 360 view of magical Istanbul.
Long Island Summer Lounge, Frankfurt
Situated on top of the car park of the Frankfurt stock exchange, this expansive bar comes complete with two pools surrounded by sun lounges and proclaims itself as a ‘Beach Club’ in the middle of the city. Open daily from 11am-1am, the sultry beats played by the resident DJs perfectly complement the extensive cocktail menu.