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Rooftop Bars Beirut

2023 update
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Country Lebanon
Currency Lebanese Pound
Best time to visit April - October
Rooftop grade 7/10
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Rooftops in Beirut

14 best rooftop bars in Beirut

Updated:January 10, 2023

Get on top of one the world's oldest cities and feel the gentle Mediterranean breeze. But which are the best rooftops in Beirut? This guide will help you find out. Here you'll find all info you need about each Beirut rooftop: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more.

A city that used to be called 'The Paris of the Middle East', and which recently was recognized as one of the 'New 7 Wonders Cities' is bound to deliver amazing memories. Just scroll down and find the Beirut rooftop bar that will create the best memories for you.

The list
Rooftop bar Beirut SPINE in Beirut
1

SPINE Beirut

$$$$ | 12th floor | Naccashe
  • Highlights
  • Unique experience
  • 360° views
  • Refined yet vibrant

Located just north of central Beirut, SPINE is a truly remarkable rooftop lounge bar, offering a refined yet vibrant experience, hard to find anywhere else in the Lebanon capital. Perched on the 12th floor of the G1 Building, the spacious and striking rooftop is both minimalistic and elegant, surrounded with amazing 360° views over the Beirut skyline and the ocean. Indulge in a variety of fusion dishes, award-winning mixology drinks, followed by a dynamic and vibrant lounge vibe, with upbeat music and hundreds of color variations.

Rooftop bar Beirut Iris in Beirut
2

Iris Beirut

$$$$ | 2nd floor | Beirut New Waterfront
  • Highlights
  • Handcrafted cocktails
  • Sunset views
  • Great atmosphere

Residing at the roof of the Seaside Pavilion in the Beirut New Waterfront, the stylish Iris rooftop offers fantastic panoramic views over the ocean, along with great vistas of the Beirut skyline. The very spacious and open air terrace comes with a modern and trendy decor, and here you can enjoy fantastic and well crafted cocktails along with a nice selection of global dishes. Vibrant, sophisticated and classy in ambience, Iris is a hot-spot for the trendy crowd.

Rooftop bar Beirut Clap in Beirut
3

Clap Beirut

$$$$ | 8th floor | Downtown Beirut
  • Highlights
  • Awarded restaurant
  • Luxurious
  • Amazing views

Found in the heart of downtown Beirut, Clap offers a modern, elevated and luxurious experience, from the 8th floor of the Annahar Building. With an impressive and stylish interior, it's the spacious outside terrace that really is the prime feature. Among dining tables, comfy lighting, fire pits and an illuminated bar, you are surrounded with panoramic views over the Beirut skyline. Recently awarded, here you can indulge in chef Renald Epie’s Japanese dishes, complemented with unique signature cocktails, vintage champagnes and a comprehensive selection of wines.

Rooftop bar Beirut O Monot Rooftop in Beirut
4

O Monot Rooftop

$$$$ | 11th floor | Saifi Village
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • Panoramic views
  • Trendy

The O Monot Rooftop outdoor terrace and pool is found on top of the O Monot Boutique Hotel, located in the heart of Beirut, within a few minutes' walk from the Downtown, Monot Street and Gemmayze. Set on the 11th floor, this modern and trendy rooftop is the ideal place to enjoy sunset hour with amazing panoramic views of the city. Open and available for all to indulge in fantastic selection of cocktails and tasty bites, served in a harmonious setting. The terrace also offers the opportunity of holding an intimate dinner or a private event party.

Rooftop bar Beirut Catrinas in Beirut
5

Catrinas Beirut

$$$ | 9th floor | Mar Mikhael
  • Highlights
  • Mexican
  • Colorful
  • Mouthwatering cocktails

Perched on top of the Mar Mikhael Studio Apartments building in the heart of Beirut, Catrinas is a colorful rooftop packed with Mexican flavours and vibes. Filled with amazing murals and lush greenery both inside and out, the open-air terrace also offers some amazing panoramic views over the Beirut skyline. Up here you can enjoy authentic and modernized Mexican dishes, flavored margaritas and a mouthwatering selection of colorful cocktails, as well as a lively and vibrant Latin vibe.

Rooftop bar Beirut Level 26 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut
6

Level 26 at the Four Seasons Hotel

$$$$ | 26th floor | Zaytounay Bay
  • Highlights
  • Ocean views
  • Rooftop pool
  • Classy

On top of the Four Seasons Hotel Beirut you find Beirut's highest rooftop bar, called Level 26. With an alltitude of 119 meters and location close to the water and the popular Zaytounay Bay, the ocean views from here are quite breathtaking. At the open-air terrace you can choose between the large and comfy lounge sofas or more daring bar stool spots right at the edge, overlooking the ocean and the Beirut skyline. Enjoy the chic and relaxed ambience, lounge DJ tunes and a selection of Asian fusion bar bites, handcrafted sushi and fresh classic and signature cocktails.

Rooftop bar Beirut FABRK in Beirut
7

FABRK

$$$ | 3rd floor | Mar Mikhael
  • Highlights
  • Urban lounge
  • Snooker
  • Live DJs

Located in the heart of Mar Mikhael, FABRK is an industrial-chic and urban rooftop cocktail lounge, mixing comfy lounge furniture and high tables with a stylish bar, cool lighting features and a snooker area. The terrace is open and airy during the warmer months, and covered when the temperatures drop, offering a year-round experience. The rooftop menu includes delicious and crafted cocktails, as well as tasty bites, offered daily as sunset happy hour.

Rooftop bar Beirut Soléa Beach Rooftop in Beirut
8

Soléa Beach Rooftop

$$$$ | 3rd floor | Khalde
  • Highlights
  • Beach retreat
  • Mediterranean views
  • Beautiful terrace

Found in Khalde, south of central Beirut, Soléa Beach Rooftop is a soothing and open-air beach retreat, surrounded with amazing views over the Mediterranean and Lebanon’s shore. Beautiful and natural, where well thought out dining tables, lounge sofas and details create something of a Tulum-setting, the Soléa menu includes handcrafted cocktails and top-class Mediterranean bites, served in a modish yet unconventional ambience, surrounded with a chill vibe.

Rooftop bar Beirut Coop D' Etat Rooftop in Beirut
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Coop D' Etat Rooftop

$$$ | 7th floor | Hamra
  • Highlights
  • Daytime oasis
  • Nightly cocktail bar
  • Year-round

Branded as 'Beirut's alternative rooftop bar', Coop D' Etat is a chill and lush rooftop oasis in the heart of the city. Urban, colorful and lush, the rooftop is open year-round for fun times and views over the city skyline. During daytime, the rooftop is called Pool D' Etat, a beach-vibe oasis where the prime feature is the 15-meter rooftop pool. At night, the sun-beds are replaced with tables and chairs, and the rooftop turns into a vibrant cocktail bar, with nightly DJs playing the best alternative music in the city.

Rooftop bar Beirut Hotel Albergo in Beirut
10

Hotel Albergo

$$$$ | 10th floor | Achrafieh
  • Highlights
  • 360° views
  • Luxurious
  • Rooftop pool

The Lebanese-oriental Hotel Albergo is a sanctuary of luxury in the heart of the city, and home to one of the most impressive rooftop experiences Beirut has available. Offering a wide selection of restaurants and cocktail bars, plenty of the venues can be found on the top levels of the hotel, where you are surrounded by amazing 360° views over the Beirut skyline. From a casually-elegant Mediterranean restaurant and low key cocktail bar, to an amazing rooftop pool, the rooftop has something for everyone.

Rooftop bar Beirut Dirty Laundry in Beirut
11

Dirty Laundry

$$$ | 3rd floor | Mar Mikhael
  • Highlights
  • Trendy
  • Multi-level
  • Vibrant

This urban and trendy Beirut rooftop cocktail lounge and restaurant is found at the end of Mar Mikhael. Set over several levels, the venue houses a beautiful garden and a spacious indoor area, along with an upstairs urban-chic rooftop terrace, overlooking the mountains. Surrounded with Manhattan-like vibes, here you can enjoy a redefined menu of global dishes, as well as a generous selection of both house and classic cocktails, as well as wine, spirits and champagne.

Rooftop bar Beirut C-Lounge in Beirut
12

C-Lounge

$$$ | 6th floor | Corniche Ain Mreisse
  • Highlights
  • Elegant
  • Amazing sunset
  • Music & cocktails

Located on Beirut’s beach promenade, C-Lounge provides the perfect blend of music, cocktails and Beirut's atmosphere, as well as amazing panoramic views over the Mediterranean. The elegant outdoor terrace is divided into 3 zones: lounge couches, balcony bar and panoramic view. Whichever you choose, you can enjoy a menu that includes classic international finger food, some of the best cocktails in the city, as well as plenty of other refreshing drinks. And an absolutely amazing sunset.

Rooftop bar Beirut Skyline Rooftop Lounge in Beirut
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Skyline Rooftop Lounge

$$$$ | 8th floor | Raoucheh
  • Highlights
  • Stylish
  • Mediterranean views
  • Live bands & DJs

Perched on top of Mövenpick Hotel Beirut in Raoucheh, Skyline Rooftop Lounge is a stylish destination for everything from sunset drinks to a romantic dinner, sprinkled with panoramic Mediterranean views. With the look and feel of classic upscale lounge, the rooftop offers a menu filled with a wide variety of food, drinks and shisha, complemented with live bands every Saturday, as well as live DJs from Wednesday to Friday.

Rooftop bar Beirut Cherry on the Rooftop in Beirut
14

Cherry on the Rooftop

$$$ | 6th floor | Downtown Beirut
  • Highlights
  • Panoramic views
  • Stylish & relaxed
  • Great cocktails

A cosy and relaxed cocktail bar and pool lounge in the heart of Beirut, located on top of the Hotel Le Gray. From up here you get wonderful views over both the Mediterranean and the Beirut skyline. Enjoy loungy night time vibes with perfectly crafted cocktails and a nice selection of bar bites and a full Sushi menu. During datime the terrace is pool lounge for guests at the Le Gray hotel, which also holds the fantastic fine dining rooftop restaurant Indigo on the Roof and the winter time indoor skybar Bar ThreeSixty.

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City info

Rooftop Beirut

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: April-October

Residents: 2,1 millions

Climate: mediterranean

Beirut is a very lively city with a great nightlife and many good restaurants. Regarding rooftop bars in Beirut this is one of the best cities in the Mediterranean area. There are some absolutely magical roof terraces here, with equally magical views. Many of the these places are also nightclubs, which creates a wonderful feeling for those who like to enjoy vibrant nights, elevated above the city.

About Beirut

Beirut is Lebanon's capital and also the largest city. The city is located at the Mediterranean Sea on a peninsula. Here you also find the country's largest harbour. The climate is classic Mediterranean climate with hot summers, mild autumn and spring and a bit cooler winters. Despite the problems of civil war between 1975-1990, the city rank as one of the top places to travel to in the world.