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Rooftop Bars Brussels

2024 update
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Country Belgium
Currency Euro
Best time to visit May - September
Rooftop grade 6/10
Rooftop Bar Brussels
Courtesy of Secret Rooftop by Warwick

Brussels Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

Combine strolling around one of the many parks with a visit to the best Brussels rooftop bars. The capital of Belgium, and the European Union, is filled with history and looks amazing from above.

But which is the best rooftop Brussels? To help you find out, we have gathered all the top venues in this the ultimate guide, packed with all info you need about each Brussels rooftop: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. Just scroll down and find the rooftop Bruxelles best suited for you.

The list

8 best rooftop bars in Brussels

Rooftop bar Brussels Perché Rooftop Bar in Brussels

Perché Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 7th floor | Saint-Gilles
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar
  • Unique
  • Rooftop pool

Set on top of the trendy Jam Hotel in Saint-Gilles, Perché is a unique and industrial-chic Brussels rooftop cocktail bar. Open year-round, the multi-level rooftop comes with an indoor fireplace, an outdoor swimming pool and some amazing view over Brussels. Warm and welcoming atmosphere, the rooftop bar serves a fine selection of crafted signature cocktails, as well as hot & cold drinks, spritzers, sparkling, wine, bottled beer and a small selection of food perfect to share.

Rooftop bar Brussels The Eight Rooftop in Brussels

The Eight Rooftop

$$$ | 8th floor | Grand Place
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar
  • Panoramic views
  • Year-round

Perched on the 8th floor of the Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre in the heart of Brussels, The Eight Rooftop offers year-round elevated fun. Part comfy and charming interior, and part airy outdoor terrace, the rooftop comes surrounded with panoramic 180° views over the central parts of Brussels, and here you can enjoy a wide selection of creative signature cocktails and classics, as well as craft beers, premium spirits and a nice array of bar bites, in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Brussels Secret Rooftop by Warwick in Brussels

Secret Rooftop by Warwick

$$$$ | 6th floor | Grand Place
  • Highlights
  • Panoramic views
  • Charming & elegant
  • Live music

Set in the heart of Brussels, close to the Grand Place square, the hotel Warwick comes with a charming and elegant rooftop bar, called Secret Rooftop by Warwick. A bit of a hidden gem, the 400m2 terrace used to be a summer destination only, but with an additional interior area, the rooftop is now open year-round, and turns into a cosy winter garden during the colder months. Surrounded with fantastic panoramic views over Brussels, the rooftop is as a great spot for some refreshing after work cocktails or a romantic evening.

Rooftop bar Brussels Soko Rooftop in Brussels

Soko Rooftop

$$$ | 11th floor | Kraainem
  • Highlights
  • Sonian Forest views
  • Buzzing
  • Summer terrace

Nestled in lush greenery at Quatre Bras de Tervuren, on the border of the Brussels region, Soko Rooftop launched during summer 2021, and has quickly turned into an elevated Brussels hot-spot, a lot thanks to the amazing panoramics over the beautiful Sonian Forest. But smashing views is far from the only thing Soko Rooftop offers. Here you can enjoy summer evenings filled with crafted cocktails, refreshing aperitifs, a nice selection of beers and wines, as well as tasty fusion bites.

Rooftop bar Brussels albert Brussels in Brussels

albert Brussels

$$$ | 5th floor | Kunstberg
  • Highlights
  • Farm-to-fork dishes
  • All-day experience
  • Spacious terrace

Found on the 5th floor of the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR) in central Brussels, albert is a stylish rooftop restaurant and bar, offering an all-day panoramic experience. The elegant and airy interior with floor-to-ceiling windows is open year-round, and during the warmer months the 2200 m2 outside terrace is in full swing. The albert menu includes organic, seasonal and natural farm-to-fork dishes created by Chef Filip Fransen, as well as carefully selected drinks.

Rooftop bar Brussels Beurscafé in Brussels


$$ | 5th floor | Grand Place
  • Highlights
  • Vibrant
  • Eventful
  • Summer rooftop

At the Beursschouwburg, a cultural center for art and music in the city center of Brussels, you find the vibrant and welcoming Beurscafé. Open year-round on the ground floor, but during concerts and parties, the action also moves up to the 5th floor rooftop terrace. With fine views over the ancient stock exchange building and a fun & happy atmosphere, surrounded with great music, the Beurscafé rooftop is bound to make any event night even more memorable.

Rooftop bar Brussels The Roof by The 1040 in Brussels

The Roof by The 1040

$$$$ | 7th floor | Jourdan
  • Highlights
  • Exclusive
  • Panoramic views
  • Lush terrace

At the 5-star Sofitel Brussels Europe you find The 1040, a modern and chic brasserie and bar offering Belgian flavours. Best of all: when the weather allows, The 1040 continues all the way up to the roof. The newly renovated Roof by The 1040 is set on the 7th floor, and up here charming benches and dining tables are surrounded with lush greenery and panoramic views over Brussels. The rooftop menu includes a selection of adapted small plates from the restaurant, as well as a nice selection of refreshing drinks.

Rooftop bar Brussels La Villa in the Sky in Brussels

La Villa in the Sky

$$$$$ | 25th floor | Louise
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Luxurious
  • Amazing views

More than 100 meters above ground, La Villa in the Sky offers a luxurious and unique Brussels rooftop experience out of the ordinary. While the rooftop restaurant holds an outdoor terrace, dining will be inside the cool and contemporary glass structure, where the floor-to-ceiling windows both makes it feel like outside, and opens up to amazing panoramic views over Brussels and beyond. The rooftop menu is created by Michelin chef Alexandre Dionisio, who uses simple and quality products, turning them into a fantastic and gastronomic experience.

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 Brussels

Rooftop-grade: 6/10

Prime season: May-Sept

Residents: 2 million

Climate: temperate humid

The city consists of several universities and a variety of cozy cafes and restaurants. There are not that many rooftop bars in Brussels, but those you can find, are of high quality.

If you want to get the most out of your visit at any of the roof terraces here, summer is the best time to come.

About Brussels

Brussels is the capital of Belgium and Europe's political capital. In the city they speak both French and Dutch, with the predominance of French. The population is about 2 million if you count the suburbs.