Rooftop bars Bucharest

Complete guide to the 6 best rooftop bars in Bucharest [2020 update]

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Made by the world's leading experts on rooftop bars

Last updated: June 1st, 2020

Elevate your experience and enjoy the beautiful architecture of the city called 'little Paris' from one of the best Bucharest rooftop bars. Starting right here, with the ultimate guide to the best Bucharest rooftops available. Packed with all info you need about each venue: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. From sky bars in Old Town Bucharest to trendy rooftop restaurants, the capital of Romania offers many different al-fresco settings during the warmer months. So, which is the best rooftop in Bucharest? Just scroll down and find the Bucharest rooftop bar best suited for you.

Or use the Bucharest rooftop map in the top right corner.

Area:Lipscani / Old Town
Rooftop bar Bucharest Linea / Closer to the Moon in Bucharest
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Linea / Closer to the Moon

$$$$ Strada Lipscani 17
  • Highlights
  • 8th floor
  • Vibrant
  • Panoramic views
  • Rooftop igloos

Set on top of the Victoria department store, Linea / Closer to the Moon is popular and iconic rooftop restaurant and bar, offering breathtaking and panoramic views over the Bucharest skyline. Open-air and sunny during the warm summer months, this Bucharest rooftop is also open during winter, displaying some really cool rooftop igloos. Sip fine and refreshing cocktails and dine from the Mediterranean inspired food menu, all while enjoying the vibrant energy and live music sessions.

Area:King Mihai I Park
Rooftop bar Bucharest 18 Lounge by Embassy in Bucharest
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18 Lounge by Embassy

$$$ Piața Presei Libere 3-5
  • Highlights
  • 18th floor
  • Restaurant
  • Panoramic view
  • Modern

A fine dining rooftop restaurant, perched on the 18th floor of the City Gate South Tower in the northern part of Bucharest. Up here you get an absolutely magical view over the city skyline and the lake and park below. Modern and stylish in decoration, 18 Lounge comes with seating for 180 inside and 60 on the rooftop terrace. Open daily from lunch to late dinner, the restaurant serves international flavours from a seasonal á la carte menu while the rooftop bar offers crafted signature cocktails made with local and fresh products.

Area:Lipscani / Old Town
Rooftop bar Bucharest NOMAD Skybar in Bucharest
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NOMAD Skybar

$$$ Strada Smârdan 30
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Restaurant / Bar / Club
  • Retractable roof
  • Vibrant

Above the crowded streets and pubs of Old Town Bucharest you find NOMAD Skybar, a trendy and vibrant Bucharest rooftop where a restaurant meets a bar meets a club. Colorful, urban and extravagant in setting, the main part of the bar / restaurant is covered by a retractable roof, but there is also a narrow open-air terrace with bar stools and cool views over the Old Town rooftops. Here you can indulge in global and local dishes, creative cocktails and an impressive selection of wine, as well as dance until the early morning during the weekend club.

Area:Dorobanti
Rooftop bar Bucharest SkyBar in Bucharest
4

SkyBar Dorobanti

$$$ Calea Dorobanti 155
  • Highlights
  • 5th floor
  • Newly renovated
  • Mobile roof
  • Open all day

Situated on the roof of a luxurious building in Dorobanti. This view spot in Bucharest has a magnificent views and a moble roof, meaning it is an all season rooftop. Renovated during 2018, SkyBar is a stylish, bright and modern venue, perfect for a relaxing lunch or coffee by day and more trendy lounge vibes towards the night.

Area:Tineretului
Rooftop bar Bucharest DESCHIS Gastrobar in Bucharest
5

DESCHIS Gastrobar

$$$ Splaiul Unirii 160
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Outdoors summer / Indoors winter
  • Artistic events
  • Open & friendly

The Romanian word 'deschis' translates into 'open', and while DESCHIS Gastrobar is a year-round venue thanks to an indoor lounge, it is during summer it fully lives up to its name and the spacious and open-air rooftop terrace is in full swing. Relaxing and welcoming in atmosphere, the rooftop bar serves a filling menu of drinks and food, but this is also a venue for for film screenings, educational workshops, creative debates and other artistic events.

Area:The Arch Of Triumph
Rooftop bar Bucharest Terasa Astrodome at Domenii Plaza
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Terasa Astrodome at Domenii Plaza

$$$ Strada Alexandru Constantinescu 33
  • Highlights
  • 5th floor
  • Live music
  • 360-view
  • Seasonal

On the rooftop of Domenii Plaza Hotel you’ll find this gem, called Terasa Astrodome. Up on the 5th floor you get awesome views of the city skyline, Herastrau Park, Arc de Triomphe and the Casin Monastery. The terrace is part of the ground floor restaurant Citroniers, which is open year round, serving Mediterranean cuisine. The terrace is more seasonal, open for dinner and events from May to September. Charming and romantic, the rooftop is a great spot for a date, including sunset and drinks, but also to enjoy events like 'Jazz Night'.

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Rooftop-grade: 5/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 1,8 millions
Climate: temperate

The rooftop bars in Bucharest have received a major lift. If you like places to drink with stunning views, there are a few really good ones to visit in Bucharest.

Some of the roof terraces here have fantastic views over Bucharest and the surroundings. The price on drinks is very good which is a little bit diffrent from rooftop bars in other citys.

About Bucharest

Bucharest is located in southeast Romania on the river Dâmboviţa. The city has in recent years evolved into one of Europe's hippest destinations, which means that the town has had to adapt accordingly. This has resulted in lots of newly opened places where you can eat, drink, shop, go clubbing and sleep.