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Rooftop Bars Budapest

2024 update

It doesn’t matter if you find yourself strolling the beautiful streets of the Buda or the Pest side, both offer some amazing Budapest rooftop bars.

Rooftop Bar Budapest
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Best time to visit April - September
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Budapest Rooftop Guide

Updated:June 9, 2024

Get the inside on where to stop for a drink and elevate your Budapest experience, with our compelete guide to the city's top rooftop venues, packed with all info you need about each rooftop bar in Budapest: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more.

From the the most swanky Budapest skybar to more relaxing rooftop terraces, from sunny spots to rooftop igloos. Just scroll down and find the Budapest rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

13 best rooftop bars in Budapest

Rooftop bar Budapest The Duchess in Budapest

The Duchess

6th floor | Elisabeth Bridge
  • Highlights
  • Unique cocktails
  • Amazing views
  • $$$$

Perched on top of the beautiful Matild Palace, close to the Elisabeth Bridge, The Duchess offers a world of decadent luxury, high above the rooftops of Budapest. This cocktail bar comes with an elegant inside lounge, leading out to a bright and airy terrace, surrounded with amazing views over the city. Up here you can indulge in an extensive collection of fantastic and unique cocktails, the finest liquors and exceptional wines. All served with a new and elevated perspective on Budapest.

Rooftop bar Budapest White Raven Skybar & Lounge in Budapest

White Raven Skybar & Lounge

8th floor | Castle Hill
  • Highlights
  • Modern & elegant
  • Captivating views
  • $$$$

Located on the pinnacle of the Buda Castle District, on top of the Hilton Budapest, White Raven Skybar & Lounge is the newest highlight on the Budapest skyline. With a top floor location on a building already elevated, the rooftop offers some truly amazing, unique and captivating panoramic views over Budapest. Open during the warmer season, White Raven serves a great selection of creative and expertly crafted cocktails, complemented with exclusive and elevated bar bites.

Rooftop bar Budapest Liz & Chain Rooftop Bar in Budapest

Liz & Chain Rooftop Bar

9th floor | Inner City
  • Highlights
  • Sophisticated
  • Amazing 270° views
  • $$$$

Perched on the 9th floor of the Budapest Marriott Hotel, the newly renovated Liz & Chain Rooftop Bar blends a stylish interior lounge with a beautiful and natural outdoor terrace. Here you are surrounded with 270° panoramics stretching over Danube, Buda Castle and Chain Bridge, rightly described as 'views beyond expectations'. In a sophisticated, friendly and relaxed atmosphere, here you can indulge in a sustainable and creative menu, featuring thoughtfully curated signature cocktails and elevated bites.

Rooftop bar Budapest The Sky Garden Rooftop Terrace at Mystery Hotel in Budapest

The Sky Garden Rooftop Terrace

7th floor | Nyugati Railway Station
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop garden
  • Panoramic views
  • $$$

On top of the new and amazing Mystery Hotel Budapest, you find the lovely and charming Sky Garden. Located right by the Nyugati Railway Station, the terrace is chic in decor, with a mix of modern lounge furniture and lots of greenery. Truly a garden oasis above the city. Up here you can enjoy panoramic views over the city skyline, along with special cocktails. All in all, a very relaxing Budapest rooftop.

Rooftop bar Budapest High Note Sky Bar in Budapest

High Note SkyBar

9th floor | St. Stephen's Basilica
  • Highlights
  • Handcrafted cocktails
  • 360° view
  • $$$$

An amazing rooftop bar Budapest, located at the equally fantastic and world-renowned Aria Hotel, right next to the famous St. Stephen's Basilica. Open all year around, the roof terrace is decorated as a large roof-garden with the opportunity to eat, drink, sunbathe, relax and just enjoy the sweeping views of Budapest and cool close up views of St. Stephen's Basilica. With great service and a sophisticated but relaxed vibe, the rooftop bar offers both tasty mains and desserts, as well as signature cocktails created to perfection.

Rooftop bar Budapest 360 Bar in Budapest

360 Bar

9th floor | Budapest Operetta-theater
  • Highlights
  • Magical 360° view
  • Eventful
  • $$$

This relaxed and urban rooftop bar, located in the central part of Pest, have perhaps the very best view of any Budapest rooftop bar. Sweeping 360° vistas, perfect for some relaxing and well made cocktails while taking in the city. The terrace is large and very open air, bathing in sun from morning until night. Quite simple in decoration but with fresh colors and alot of grenery, creating something of a "park-feel". Eventful Budapest rooftop bar with lots going on both day and night, and also offering cool rooftop igloos during winter.

Rooftop bar Budapest Leo Budapest in Budapest

Leo Rooftop

6th floor | Chain Bridge
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Weekend brunch & live DJs
  • $$$$

Right where the Chain Bridge touch Buda ground, perched on top of Hotel Clark Budapest, you find Leo Rooftop Budapest, a trendy rooftop bar and restaurant offering one of the top views found in the city. Apart from gran views, the rooftop bar also serves a great selection of drinks and food. From crafted and unique signature cocktails and champagne to Kobe Beef Bolognese and burgers. Cosmopolitan and stylish in atmosphere, this is a great Budapest rooftop bar for fine drinks and bites with a view, highlighted by live DJs from Thursday to Sunday.

Rooftop bar Budapest Memorise Skybar in Budapest

Memorise Skybar

7th floor | Inner City
  • Highlights
  • Charming
  • Citadella views
  • $$$

Covering the top floor of Hotel Memories OldTown, Memorise Skybar is a charming rooftop hot-spot for elevated Budapest summer evenings. Colorful and bistro-chic, the rooftop terrace mixes stylish dining seats and bar stools with a few comfy lounge spots, all surrounded with prime views of Citadella and the Budapest rooftops. Up here you can enjoy a menu filled with both classic and signature cocktails, as well as seasonal and locally sourced dishes, complemented with weekly programs and live music.

Rooftop bar Budapest St. Andrea Wine & Skybar in Budapest

St. Andrea Wine & Skybar

6th floor | Vörösmarty Square
  • Highlights
  • Year round
  • Elegant
  • $$$$

St. Andrea Wine & Skybar is a superb and very elegant rooftop bar Budapest, open all year around. The terrace is perched on top of one of the most attractive buildings at the Vörösmarty square, offering fantastic skyline views over Budapest. The stylish and posh setting is also highlighted in drinks and food, with the rooftop bar offering extremly well crafted signature cocktails and special bar food dishes created by an internationally acknowledge chef. And of course, given the name, a large selection of fine wines.

Rooftop bar Intermezzo Restaurant & Roof Terrace in Budapest

Intermezzo Restaurant & Roof Terrace

7th floor | Liberty Square
  • Highlights
  • 360° views
  • BBQ & drinks
  • $$$

Perched on top of Hotel President, Intermezzo Restaurant & Roof Terrace offers an amazing 360° view over Budapest, but the real treat are the close-up views over the beautiful Hungarian National Treasury building. Open for cocktails, wines and barbecue-like dishes during summer, this rooftop bar Budapest is sometimes also available in winter, when rooftop igloos and an ice skating rink are the main attractions. Usually relaxed in atmosphere, sometimes also spiced up with live DJ sets and rooftop party's.

Rooftop bar Budapest Solid Rooftop in Budapest


7th floor | Old Town
  • Highlights
  • Brunch
  • Historical views
  • $$$

Set on top of Hotel Rum in the heart of Old Town, Solid is a Budapest rooftop bar open year round. A retractable roof and panorama glass wall keeps everyone warm and cosy during winter, and opens for alfresco fun under the sky during summer. SOLID used to be a rooftop wine bar, but has now turned into a designated rooftop brunch restaurant, offering a wide selection of special brunch dishes and the perfect start to any day in Budapest.

Rooftop bar Budapest A38 Ship in Budapest

A38 Ship

3rd floor | Petőfi Bridge
  • Highlights
  • Boat rooftop
  • Concert venue
  • $$

Definitely not your ordinary Budapest rooftop. Located on top of an old Soviet rock carrier ship, this is not only a rooftop bar but also a restaurant, concert venue and exhibition space. Not that high in altitude, but the terrace still offers superb panoramic views of the Southern Pest the Liberty Bridge. The rooftop bar has a nice selection of assorted beverages and the restaurant very good local and European food, but the best thing about A38 rooftop is propably the great atmosphere, and the chance to see live DJs and many well-known bands and artists perform.

Rooftop bar Budapest Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest

Fisherman’s Bastion

Matthias Church
  • Highlights
  • Top of Bastion
  • Hitorical atmosphere
  • $$$$

The Fisherman's Bastion is probably more known as an historic Budapest tourist attraction than as a rooftop bar. This majestic seven tower castle on the hills of Buda does however work as both. Here you find a restaurant serving classic local cusine in a beautiful castle setting, along with a rooftop terrace serving refreshing drinks during summer, but that is also heated and open for warmer beverages during winter. All this to absolutely amazing views over the Donau and the Buda side of town, perfect for an unforgettable and romantic night.

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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