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14 best rooftop bars in Berlin

Updated:April 11, 2022

Berlin is a city really blooming, and it is the third most-visited city destination in Europe. Between all the culture, history and beer houses, you should definitely also check out the best rooftop bars Berlin. Starting right here, with the ultimate guide to the best roof terraces found in the German capital.

This list comes packed with all info you need about each rooftop bar Berlin: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. From relaxing and elevated beer gardens, to cosmopolitan sky bars, there is a Berlin rooftop for everyone. But which is the best rooftop bar Berlin? Just scroll down and find the Berlin rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list
Rooftop bar Berlin Monkey Bar in Berlin
1

Monkey Bar

$$$$ | 10th floor | Berlin Zoo
  • Highlights
  • Signature cocktails
  • Zoo-views
  • Live DJs

Perched on the 10th and top floor of 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin, Monkey Bar offers unbeatable panoramic views over the city and the Berlin Zoo. Trendy, vibrant and cosy-chic in setting, this rooftop bar Berlin offers a wide range of creative and crafted signature cocktails, along with some wine, beers and various bar bites from the adjecent NENI restaurant. Buzzing and popular rooftop, with live DJs pretty much every night and usually a large crowd.

Rooftop bar Berlin Klunkerkranich Rooftop in Berlin
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Klunkerkranich Rooftop

$$$ | 6th floor | Neukölln
  • Highlights
  • Bohemian
  • 360-view
  • Great atmosphere

Located on top of the parking garage at Neukölln Arcaden, this is a bohemian and a cultural Berlin roof garden. The spacious terrace comes with generous and green outdoor areas, a panoramic view of Berlin along with cozy cottages offering concerts, DJ program, readings, cinema and more. Definitely an eventful venue! Very urban and creative in decoration, the rooftop bar offers ice cold beers and refreshing cocktails, along with lunch and a changing dinner menu. A bit hard to find, but a very popular place, so be in good time.

Rooftop bar Berlin The Rooftop Terrace at Hotel de Rome in Berlin
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The Rooftop Terrace at Hotel de Rome

$$$$ | 4th floor | Bebelplatz
  • Highlights
  • Stylish lounge
  • 360° historical view
  • Champagne cocktails

Perched on top of the luxurious Hotel de Rome, this stunning cocktail lounge and rooftop terrace provides a very nice and impressive view across the historical center of Berlin. Open to all daily during the warmer months, the stylish terrace is decorated with comfortable Dedon furniture and from the rooftop bar you can enjoy crafted mixology champagne cocktails, gin tonics and wine, as well as homemade lemonade and a tempting selection of bites.

Rooftop bar Gallery Rooftop Bar in Berlin
4

Gallery Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 8th floor | Mercedes-Benz Arena
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar
  • River views
  • Modern

Located at Hotel Indigo Berlin, right between East Side Gallery and the Mercedes-Benz Arena, you find the modern and lovely Gallery Rooftop Bar. A stylish and bright indoor bar and lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows leads out to an open-air terrace, offering breathtaking views over historical parts of Berlin and the Spree River. Open daily to all, this rooftop bar Berlin serves wine, champagne, beer and a large set of fantastic cocktails. Expect top service and a stylish yet relaxed vibe.

Rooftop bar Grace Rooftop at Hotel Zoo in Berlin
5

Grace Rooftop at Hotel Zoo

$$$$ | 7th floor | Charlottenburg
  • Highlights
  • Chic & stylish
  • 270-views
  • Unique cocktails

A chic and stylish summer hot-spot, perched on top of the Hotel Zoo in Charlottenburg. The Grace rooftop bar Berlin offers both an amazing 270-degree view over the city skyline, as well as unique and well-crafted signature cocktails. Self proclaimed as 'the most beautiful rooftop terrace of Berlin', the rooftop is not only beautiful, but also comes with a cosmopolitan and trendy atmosphere, turning extra vibrant during weekends when top-notch DJs play relaxing clubhouse tunes.

Rooftop bar Berlin Deck 5 Skybeach in Berlin
6

Deck 5

$$ | 7th floor | Prenzlauer Berg
  • Highlights
  • Beach rooftop
  • 360° view
  • Summer hot-spot

On top of the mall Schönhause Allee Arcaden you find the highest beach rooftop bar in Berlin. Decorated with big slumber sofas, deck chairs, palm trees and real sand, this is truly a hidden oasis above the concrete jungle, that also comes with a fantastic view of the city. Open during summer season, the rooftop bar serves Mediterranean dishes and BBQ, along with a wide range of refreshing and summer-inspired cocktails. Expect a great atmosphere, live DJs and beach-side vibes.

Rooftop bar Berlin ZOE Rooftop Bar in Berlin
7

ZOE Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 6th floor | Berlin Mitte
  • Highlights
  • G&T Bar
  • Panoramic views
  • Relaxing

When the warmer weather hits Berlin, ZOE Bar moves into its summer quarters on the roof of Hotel ZOE by AMANO, and welcomes everyone to enjoy relaxing vibes and smashing views over the German capital. Located directly on Hackescher Markt, ZOE Rooftop Bar Berlin offers a mix of stylish country club and urban beach club. Equipped with comfy lounge sofas and chairs, the rooftop bar, also known as the G&T Bar, serves a nice selection of refreshing drinks, most with gin as the main ingredient.

Rooftop bar Berlin 260 Grad in Berlin
8

260 Grad

$$$$ | 8th floor | Mercedes-Benz Arena
  • Highlights
  • Innovative cocktails
  • Trendy
  • Weekend DJs

With the East Side Gallery, the Spree and the Oberbaumbrücke at your feet, 260 Grad rooftop mixes a really cool indoor lounge with a refreshing outside terrace. Thanks to floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, the views over Berlin are fantastic everywhere. Famous for its wide range of innovative cocktails, here you can enjoy everything from idiosyncratic tea cocktails to special signature highballs. Open nightly for stylish drinks with a view, while weekends also means live DJ session.

Rooftop bar Berlin Cloud One Bar Berlin-Upper West in Berlin
9

Cloud One Bar Berlin-Upper West

$$$ | 10th floor | Berlin Zoo
  • Highlights
  • Comfy & relaxed
  • Panoramic views
  • 40+ Gins

The comfy and stylish indoor-outdoor Cloud One Bar is found at the 10th floor of Motel One Berlin-Upper West. Designed to echo the glitz and glamour of the film city Berlin, here you are surrounded with amazing panoramic views, stretching from the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church to the zoo, and all the way to the TV Tower. Open nightly, the rooftop bar offers a varied menu, including plenty of the classic cocktails, as well as a vast gin selection and some creative signatures.

Rooftop bar Roof Garden House of Weekend in Berlin
10

House of Weekend

$$$ | 17th floor | Alexanderplatz
  • Highlights
  • Summer hot-spot
  • 360-view
  • Nightclub

Located right by the Alexanderplatz, House of Weekend is the go-to spot for sky high vibes. The roof terrace is perched on the 17th floor, 60 meters up, with amazing skyline views over Berlin. A summer hot-spot, the warmer nights means themed events at the terrace, often including BBQ and always including great drinks and top atmosphere. As the night wears on, the party continues at the Club below (also open during weekends in winter). Expect a large and trendy crowd enjoying the urban chic setting and skyline views.

Rooftop bar Berlin Hotel Amano in Berlin
11

Hotel AMANO Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 6th floor | Rosenthaler Platz
  • Highlights
  • Berlin Mitte
  • Panoramic views
  • Cocktail bar

Located in the heart of Berlin, Hotel AMANO comes with a fantastic lobby-bar (called AMANO bar), that during the summer months expands up to the 6th floor rooftop and gives everyone the opportunity to enjoy great cocktails with amazing skyline views. Elegant and modern in interior, the AMANO rooftop bar Berlin serves creative and crafted cocktails created by an awarded bar team. Loungy and sophisticated in vibe, this is a great spot for summer after-work and beautiful sunsets.

Rooftop bar Berlin Studio 14 in Berlin
12

Studio 14

$$$ | 14th floor | Theodor-Heuss-Platz
  • Highlights
  • Live broadcastings
  • Sensational views
  • Restaurant & bar

Set on top of the rbb television center, Studio 14 is quite a unique Berlin rooftop venue. Recently redesigned, the very modern and stylish 14th floor is home to numerous live broadcastings that you can visit, but it also holds a great rooftop restaurant and bar, open daily to all. Part spacious indoor lounge with panoramic windows, during summers the outdoor terrace is in full swing, surrounded with sensational views over Berlin. The rooftop menu includes dishes from all over the world, as well as innovative cocktail creations, exquisite wines and fresh drinks.

Rooftop bar Berlin Darwin's Lab / Spreegold in Berlin
13

Darwin's Lab / Spreegold

$$$$ | 2nd floor | Berlin Zoo
  • Highlights
  • Multi-space
  • High-end cocktails
  • Weekend DJs

Found at the urban retail and dining complex Bikini Berlin, right next to Berlin Zoo, Spreegold offers several floors of dining and drinking, including the cool rooftop cocktail bar Darwin's Lab. During sunny days, you can usually enjoy food from the first floor restaurant at the terrace, served with majestic views over the central parts of Berlin. Come night, and the rooftop belongs to Darwin's Lab. Mixing the outdoor terrace with a stylish indoor lounge, the rooftop bar serves the finest spirits and high-end cocktails, complemented with top DJ’s dusring weekends.

Rooftop bar Berlin Soho House in Berlin
14

Soho House Berlin

$$$$ | 8th floor | Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz
  • Highlights
  • Members & guests only
  • Rooftop pool
  • Boutique hotel

Soho House Berlin is a lovely boutique hotel, located close to the Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz in the Mitte district of Berlin. As with all other Soho House venues around the world, to access the rooftop you are required to be a resident at the hotel or a member. If you are, there is an amazing Berlin rooftop lounge waiting for you. Here you find a fantastic rooftop pool (always heated to 26 degrees celsius), great views, fine cocktails and a retro chic style indoor and outdoor rooftop bar and terrace.

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City info

Rooftop bar Berlin

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: May-Sept

Residents: 4,4 millions

Climate: coastal/inland

Berlin has a variety of fine rooftop bars with great views and good food and drinks. Summer is the best time to visit if you want the most out of the roof terraces.

In Berlin you can find a great variety of nice view spots. Some at luxury hotels, or privately owned rooftops located on the roof of the car park or beach clubs on the roof terraces.

The places here are very spread out on the city's major surface. However, most have close proximity to the city center, but considering how widespread the city center is, it is not walking distance from the roof terraces for those who want to visit multiple rooftop bars in Berlin on the same day.

Although the season for outdoor drinking is very short in Berlin - mostly because of the climate - there are a lot good rooftos here. The best thing here though is the variety diffrent styles and interiors. There is truly something for everyone. Luxury beach-club, bohemian etc. which makes it very hard to say what the typical Berlin rooftop bar looks like.

Use the map to search for the best ones, that are closest to your destination. And here's a list of the best hotels in Berlin with a view.

About Berlin

Berlin is Germany's capital and the largest city in the country. Berlin is through its cultural and historical heritage one of Europe's best known and most visited metropolises. Berlin is a major transport hub and an important economic and cultural center of Germany and Europe. Institutions such as universities, research centers, theaters, museums but also festivals, nightlife and architecture of Berlin has a worldwide reputation.

Food, drinks and party at rooftop bars in Berlin

Berlin has become known as a real party town. People from all over the world who like techno, house and rave comes here every week. But the atmosphere at the rooftop bars in Berlin is a little bit slower. Both Germany and Berlin is very famous for its beer. And at the rooftop bars in Berlin there are plenty of good beer varieties to choose from. Of course there are also lots of different cocktails and fine wines for those who like it. When it comes to food, the most common thing to eat is classic bar-bites at Berlins rooftop terraces. Burgers, hot dogs, salads and so on.

Height and view from the rooftop bars in Berlin

Berlin is like many other cities in Europe rather low built - in spite of being a big city. But despite this, you can get great views from the rooftop bars in Berlin. The highest is around 7-9th floor. The view from the rooftop bars are often over the rooftops of Berlin, TV tower and the cathedral. Very nice for those who want to get memorable photos of the town's picturesque views.

Other attractions in Berlin

Berlin is a city with many attractions and historical sites for tourists and history buffs. Or how about the following: The Berlin Wall, the disused Tempelhof airport, Neues Museum, Brandenburg Gate, the Cathedral and much more. Berlin also has lots of cozy cafés, nice brunch places and not least, a plethora of bars. Here there is almost a nice bar in every neighborhood. Perfect for those who like to hang with the locals and drink beer or wine. Regarding sports, Berlin has a football team in the German Bundes league called Hertha Berlin.

Rooftop pools in Berlin

The little chilly climate and the northern location of Berlin makes the city does not have a greater range of rooftop swimming pools. However, at Soho House Berlin, there is a very luxurious rooftop pool, which is heated and has a fantastic view of Berlin and the famous TV tower. This rooftop pool may be used only by members or residents of the hotel. So if you want to take advantage of Berlin's best rooftop pool, you should reserve your hotel room at Soho House Berlin with us. Then you also get some of the best deals and prices on the market.

Flights and hotels in Berlin

Berlin has two quite large airports. Berlin Tegel Airport, located near the center and then Berlin-Schönefeld is located a bit outside. Here it lands and lifts, plenty of airplanes every day - which makes it very easy and convenient to get to Berlin from the rest of the world. Berlin has many good hotels. Some of them are equipped with cool rooftop bars. The hotel prices in Berlin varies depending on the standard, but you can do incredible clips here if you just look a little bit. At our website you will find the best hotel rates in Berlin. Book direct on the site and get a hotel with a roof terrace.