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18th floor
Magnificent Mile

drumBAR Rooftop Bar in Chicago

Lake Michigan, skyline
Year round


On the 18th floor of the modern Gale Chicago you find drumBAR, which is a classy Chicago rooftop bar. Location is quite perfect, right next to the John Hancock Center and just a few minutes away from Lake Michigan and the beach.

With a speakeasy style, this cocktail-focused rooftop bar has a year round old fashion indoor lounge with rustic setting and dark leather sofas.

During the summer months, the lovely rooftop terrace is open, offering a completely different feel. Greenery, white lounge chairs, fire pits and panoramic views over the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan.

The rooftop bar does not offer any food, but instead a quite impressive drink menu. An endless selection of whiskey and scotch is accompanied with well-made specialty cocktails and a large selection of beers and wines. And if you have a hard time to make your pick, the skilled bartenders will happily help you.

Popular rooftop, so come early or make reservations to enjoy more relaxing cocktails and happy hour (Thu-Fri, 5-7pm). Later at night drumBAR usually can get crowded and offer quite a high vibe, with live DJs creating that extra buzz on weekends.

Oh, and for ultimate relaxation you should check out the rooftop yoga beeing held at the terrace during summer.


Location & Map

201 East Delaware Place, Chicago, IL 60611


Opening Hours



  • What is the drumBAR dress code?

    The drumBAR dress code is smart casual.

  • What food does drumBAR serve?

    drumBAR does not serve food, just some snacks.


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