Complete guide

Rooftop Bars Beijing

2024 update
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Country China
Currency Chinese Yuan
Best time to visit April - October
Rooftop grade 6/10
Rooftop Bar Beijing
Courtesy of Migas Mercado

Beijing Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

They say you can see The Great Wall of China from space. But instead of going that far, why not try and catch it from one of the best rooftop bars Beijing. But which are the best Beijing rooftops? You can find out right here, with the ultimate guide to the best terraces in this historical city.

Here you’ll find all info you need about each Beijing rooftop. Opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. So for top quality drinks, snacks and vibes with a view, just scroll down and find the Beijing rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

6 best rooftop bars in Beijing

Rooftop bar Beijing Migas Mercado in Beijing

Migas Mercado

$$$$ | 7th floor | China World Mall
  • Highlights
  • Great music
  • Skyline views
  • Mediterranean

A Mediterranean influenced restaurant and cocktail bar, located on the 7th floor of the large shopping center China World Mall. Migas Mercado is a multi-space complex with both indoor seating and a great rooftop terrace offering fantastic views over the Beijing iconic landmarks. With a very modern and stylish design, beautiful in color and lighting, here you can enjoy delicious cocktails and a wide range of Mediterranean food. Expect friendly service and a vibrant ambience, usually with live music and DJs at night.

Rooftop bar Beijing Yun Summer Lounge in Beijing

Yun Summer Lounge

$$$$ | 15th floor | Dongcheng
  • Highlights
  • Refined
  • Amazing views
  • Modern

Perched on the 15th floor of The Peninsula, right in the heart of the city, Yun Summer Lounge offers a refined Beijing rooftop experience. Elegant, beautiful and authentic charming in decoration, the modern rooftop lounge comes surrounded with stunning views over the Forbidden City and skyline. Open for elevated summer evenings, the rooftop bar serves modern sharing plates, matched with a great selection of crafted signature and classic cocktails, refreshing Summer Spritz, red and white wines, as well as premium champagnes.

Rooftop bar Beijing Amber Lounge in Beijing

Amber Lounge

$$$$ | 18th floor | Xidan Area
  • Highlights
  • Sky Garden
  • Breathtaking views
  • Luxurious

Found in the popular Xidan Area, the Pan Pacific Beijing offers a rooftop experience ranked as one of the best in the city. With a luxurious and sleek interior lounge, the prime spot is the beautiful outside Sky Garden. Equipped with a cool bar and comfy loungers, here you are surrounded with breathtaking views of the Beijing skyline and the Forbidden City, which you can enjoy with international cuisine and refreshing drinks.

Rooftop bar Beijing YIN on 12 in Beijing

YIN on 12

$$$$ | 12th floor | Dongcheng
  • Highlights
  • Stylish lounge
  • Skyline views
  • In-house DJ

A spacious and modern Oriental-style terrace and indoor lounge, perched on top of New World Beijing Hotel. Here you can enjoy panoramic views over the Beijing skyline and a wide range of fine drinks, from well-made signature cocktails to vintage champagnes and premium wines. All in a stylish and sophisticated atmosphere. Open nightly for both sunset cocktails and late-night drinks, with in-house DJs keeping the lounge vibe high.

Rooftop bar Beijing Terrazza Martini in Beijing

Terrazza Martini

$$$ | 6th floor | Sanlitun
  • Highlights
  • Vibrant lounge
  • Skyline views
  • Weekend live music

Equipped with two levels of indoor bar and a spacious, Italian inspired rooftop terrace, Terrazza Martinin is a fantastic venue for night time vibes and lovely views over the Beijing skyline. Chic and colorful, the rooftop bar offers plenty of comfy lounge seating. Order a negroni from the Martini-bar, or enjoy table service of wine, champagen and spirits. Popular and vibrant, especially so during weekend nights with live bands.

Rooftop bar Beijing Fez Bar in Beijing

Fez Bar

$$$ | 6th floor | Sanlitun
  • Highlights
  • Nice cocktails
  • Spanish bites
  • Chill

Located on top of the Nali Patio shopping mall, this relaxed rooftop terrace comes with a nice ambience and great views over the Sanlitun area. Open during summer, it's a perfect spot for unpretentious and relaxing al fresco drinks with a group of friends. The decor at the terrace is quite classic, and from the rooftop bar you can order classic and Fez signature cocktails, along with wines and premium bottle packages. There is also a set of Spanish influenced bar bites and some more filling dishes.

Hans Ebenman
Hans Ebenman

Hans has visited over 500 rooftop bars, 200 rooftop pools and 300 rooftop restaurants since 2015. This vast experience has made Hans a true rooftop expert, and one of the most knowledgeable in the field. Today, numerous of travel magazines, bloggers and media websites contact Hans to get his expertise on rooftops.

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City info

Rooftop bar Beijing

Rooftop-grade: 6/10

Prime season: April-Oct

Residents: 20 millions

Climate: temperate continental

The climate in Beijing is hot most of the time except for the winter months when the temprature even can drop below zero. As a result the rooftop bars in Beijing are only open when the weather permits.

Many of the rooftop bars can be found in the vibrant Sanlitun area, where locals and foreigners enjoy restaurants, shops and clubs. The terraces in Beijing often have magical views over the skyline, great service and often a decor of very high quality. More info about Beijing can be found here.

About Beijing

Beijing is China's capital. The name Beijing directly translated means "northern capital". The city is one of China's four biggest metropolitan areas with Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongqing. Beijing is China's political and cultural center where as Shanghai and Hong Kong are financial centers. The city consists of a variety of historical sites and buildings.