Rooftop bars Copenhagen

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7 best rooftop bars in Copenhagen [2020 update]

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Last updated: June 5th, 2020

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The Danish capital is a city well known for all its fantastic bars and restaurants, which in recent years alos have started to find their way up to the rooftops. But which is the best rooftop bar Copenhagen?

To help you find out, this guide will lead you straight to the top venues, packed with all info you need about each Copenhagen rooftop bar. From opening hours, dress code and pictures, to maps, booking links and much more. From fancy rooftop restaurants to charming and beer-friendly terraces. Just scroll down and find the rooftop bar Copenhagen best suited for you.

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Rooftop bar Illum Rooftop in Copenhagen
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Illum Rooftop

$$$$ | 4th floor | Strøget
  • Highlights
  • Shopping center
  • Different restaurants / bars

On top of the Illum shopping mall you find this truly diverse Copenhagen rooftop, with a mix of restaurants, bars, cafés and food markets, and both indoor and outdoor seatings. A real gem for the culinary visitor, and here you can enjoy exquisite lobster, crispy pizzas, sparkling bubbles, beers, cocktails and much more. All to some great views over Copenhagen from the long terrace winding around the building.

The Rooftop Bar at Hotel Danmark in Copenhagen
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The Rooftop Bar at Hotel Danmark

$$$ | 7th floor | City Hall
  • Highlights
  • Open to all
  • 360-views
  • Friday DJ-sessions

The Rooftop Bar is located on top of the newly re-opened boutique Hotel Danmark, right in the heart of the city, next to famous landmarks like the National Museum and Tivoli, offering sweeping 360-views of Copenhagen and beyond. Decorated in classic Scandinavian minimalistict design, with a very open and airy feel. And the open feel is also open for everyone, hotel guest or not. A perfect place to enjoy a tasty cocktail or a glass of beer / wine, soak in the relaxed lounge vibe and gaze over the city. During summer there is also ‘Up Sessions on The Rooftop’ every Friday night.

Rooftop Bar Nimb Roof in Copenhagen
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Nimb Roof

$$$$ | 3rd floor | Tivoli
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • Exclusive
  • 'Summer in the City' events

Set on top of the elegant Nimb Hotel, located inside the famous Tivoli amusement park, Nimb Roof is an exclusive and stylish Copenhagen rooftop oasis. Overlooking the beautiful Tivoli Gardens, the rooftop terrace comes with a bar and lounge area, but the real treat is the fantastic and Italian mosaic rooftop pool. Nimb Roof is usually exclusive to Nimb Club members and guests staying at the hotel, but during summer every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday means 'Summer in the City' events, where all are welcome to buy a ticket and enjoy the terrace, views and live entertainment.

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Rooftop Bar Tramonto Rooftop in Copenhagen
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Tramonto Rooftop

$$$ | 5th floor | Carlsberg District
  • Highlights
  • Authentic Italian
  • 360-views
  • Year-round

Tramonto Rooftop is an authentic Italian rooftop restaurant and bar, set on top of Hotel Ottilia in the Carlsberg district. The rofftop offers both a stylish and urban indoor lounge and restaurant, along with a spacious outdoor rooftop terrace, where you get some amazing 360-degree views. Up here you can enjoy tasty and classic Italian cuisine with a twist as both lunch and dinner, or settle down in one of the lounge sofas and enjoy a well-made house cocktail, an ice cold beer or just a cup of coffee.

Rooftop Bar Manon´s Rooftop Restaurant & Bar in Copenhagen
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Manon´s Rooftop Restaurant & Bar

$$$ | 7th floor | Vesterport St.
  • Highlights
  • Indoor / Outdoor
  • Relaxing & friendly
  • Rooftop beds

The five-star Manon Les Suites Guldsmeden comes with a unique and exotic rooftop restaurant and bar, where a comfy indoor restaurant is complemented with a chill-out rooftop terrace, perfect for some relaxing hours in the sun, stretched out in one of the rooftop beds or in the colorful lounge furniture. Indulge in a menu ranging from signature cocktails, wine, sparkling and homemade sodas, to mouth-watering, organic and sustainable bistro classics. All served in a friendly, welcoming and relaxing atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Skybar Sticks ’n’ Sushi in Copenhagen
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Skybar Sticks ’n’ Sushi

$$$$ | 12th floor | Fisketorvet
  • Highlights
  • Fantastic sushi
  • Japanese inspired cocktails

Skybar Sticks ’n’ Sushi is both a fantastic japanese restaurant, a sky bar and a rooftop terrace, located on the 12th floor of the Harbour Tower at Hotel Tivoli, close to Tivoli amusement park and the Central Station. Here you can enjoy mighty views over the Copenhagen skyline, along with delicious sushi, yakitori sticks and a long drink menu including Japanese inspired cocktails, sake, wines and home brewed beers. The indoor restaurant and skybar is open year round, while the cozy decorated rooftop terrace is open during summer.

Rooftop bar Restaurant Silo in Copenhagen
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Restaurant Silo

$$$$ | 18th floor | Nordhavn
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Restaurant & Cocktail bar
  • Stylish

Silo offers a fantastic combo of food, drinks and views, high above both the Copenhagen skyline and the water of Öresund. While the main part is an indoor restaurant, where floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows create the feeling of floating in the middle of eternity, good weather also allows you to enjoy a drink and the views on the 18th floor outdoor terrace. The rooftop menu includes both top class food taking inspiration from both the Scandinavian and French kitchen, as well as crafted house cocktails and an impressive wine menu.

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Rooftop bar Copenhagen

Rooftop-grade: 4/10
Prime season: May-September
Residents: 775 000
Climate: temperate

Copenhagen is somewhat of a small big city, with mainly older and lower buildings and not really any sky scrapers. Thanks to this, and a climate with outdoor season being mainly during the summer months, it is no big surprise that the city is not crawling with rooftop bars. But given the history of being a great bar and restaurant city, it is a bit strange that there is not more 5th-ish floor rooftop gardens and terraces. This might however very well be about to change, as recently two great new rooftops opened in the city (both are in this guide), and we have a feeling many more is about to follow.

About Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark, located on the island Zealand, right at the water of Öresund. The city's most famous landmarks include the amusement park Tivoli, The Little Mermaid statue and the walking and shoping street Strøget. It is also home of the Carlsberg brewery. It has quite a small city center that is easy to get around in, and it is one of the world's most bike-friendly cities. Two very well known, and very different, areas of Copenhagen are Christiania, a haven for people with alternative lifestyles and famous for and open mind towards drugs, and Nyhavn, a picturesque area right by the water with colorful buildings and lots of cosy taverns. Outside of Copenhagen is Kastrup Airport, which is Scandinavia's busiest with about 2 million passengers a month.