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10 best rooftop bars

Go to boardroom to bar with our list of exceptional rooftop bars. With stylish settings and sweeping views, these special hot spots are unsurpassed... 

UK & Europe

The Varisty Hotel & Spa, Cambridge

The Varisty Hotel

Located in the heart of Cambridge and on the edge of the River Cam, The Varisty Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to enjoy sunset cocktails (blankets are provided if chilly!) after a long day of sight-seeing around the city.

Radio, London (ME Hotel)

With panoramic views over London, enjoy tapas and premium cocktails whilst enjoying the sun going down. Sat on the 10th floor, you’ll be able to see the Shard, Tower Bridge and St Pauls Cathedral to name a few landmarks.

Sushi Samba, London

Located in Heron Tower, take the glass lift up 39 floors (which in itself is breathtaking at night) and enjoy one of Europe’s largest outdoor dining and bar terraces as well as 360 degree panoramic views of London. Complete with gorgeous outdoor décor including a huge lit tree and fire pits, creating a relaxed ambience for the roof-top bar.

The Boundary Hotel, London

A large rooftop bar in Shoreditch with a 360 degree view of London and a weatherproof pergola which means you can enjoy the view whatever the weather. With seating around an open fireplace and a garden that includes two 100 year old olive trees and a vine canopy (with grapes), the design is just as faultless as the view.

Rooftop Playground Manchester

Situated within an an electic hotel which was once a Victorian school house, take the lift to the rooftop, formally the 'boys playground' where you can enjoy the central sights of the city, sitting on a glass veranda sipping cocktails to suit your mood.

 Grand Hotel Central, Barcelona

Located in the centre of the city, Grand Hotel Central’s Sky Bar offers a perfect pool-side setting for enjoying the sunset whilst taking in the gorgeous Barcelona views. Enjoy their signature cocktails while dancing away to their resident DJ.

Le Perchoir, Paris

Take the lift up to the 7th floor and enjoy a 360 degree of the whole city whilst sipping on fine French wine, delicious cocktails and the choice of a small tapas menu. Visit in the evening to watch the sun set over the Sacré-Coeur.

5, Geneva

Ultra modern and a very new garden rooftop edition to Geneva, located on top of the Swissotel Metropole, enjoy its central location and fantastic views of Lake Geneva.

 The Rest Of The World...

Four Seasons Resort, Dubai

Take the lift up to the Mercury Bar on the top floor of the hotel to enjoy a light evening breeze, breath-taking views and taste their luxurious menu of food and drinks.

 Aer, Mumbai

Enjoy happy hour whilst looking over the city of Mumbai with a DJ playing upbeat jazz and funk. Tapas and mezze menus available mean you can dine under that stars and enjoy the view.