Rooftop bars Hamburg

Complete guide to the 8 best rooftop bars in Hamburg [2020 update]

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Last updated: June 10th, 2020

Filled with both history and a vibrant atmosphere, Hamburg is a major international and domestic tourist destination. If you want to really elevate your experience, and see the city from a new perspective, head to a Hamburg rooftop bar. To help you find the very best venues, this complete guide will lead you straight to the top spots, packed with all info you need about each rooftop bar Hamburg worth a visit. Opening hours, dress code, photos, maps and much more, from happening Reeperbahn rooftop lounges to charming terraces right by the Elbe. So, which is the best rooftop bar Hamburg? Just scroll down and find the Hamburg rooftop bar best suited for you.

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

Area:St. Pauli
Rooftop bar Hamburg Clouds - Heaven's Nest in Hamburg
1

Clouds - Heaven's Nest

$$$$ Reeperbahn 1
  • Highlights
  • 24th floor
  • Reeperbahn
  • 360-view
  • Crafted cocktails

A stunning and sophisticated rooftop bar in Hamburg that offers a bit of everything, but foremost an outstanding 360-degree view of Hamburg and its surroundings. Open daily foom noon, the terrace has it's own bar and is stylish decorated with standing cocktail tables, lounge sofas and some very comfy daybeds. The rooftop bar serves an extensive selection of champagnes and wines, crafted cocktails and also small meals and snacks from the kitchen one floor below. Soft lounge atmosphere during daytime/early evening and laid-back rooftop party later at night.

Area:St. Pauli
Rooftop bar Hamburg Winebar 26 in Hamburg
2

Winebar 26

$$$$ Marseiller Str. 2
  • Highlights
  • 26th floor
  • Wine & cheese
  • Panoramic views
  • Modern & stylish

Perched 118 meters up, on top of the Radisson Blu Hotel Hamburg, the Winebar 26 is the go-to summer destination for views, wine and cheese. This rooftop bar Hamburg comes with both a stylish and modern indoor lounge, as well as a lovely outdoor terrace where you get some breathtaking panoramic views over the city. The rooftop menu includes a wide selection of wines from international regions, complemented with different types of cheese.

Area:St. Georg / Lake Alster
Rooftop bar Hamburg The Campari Lounge at the George Hotel in Hamburg
3

The Campari Lounge

$$$$ Barcastraße 3
  • Highlights
  • 7th floor
  • Sunset views
  • Sophisticated

A soft and stylish cocktail lounge and rooftop bar offering a superb panoramic view of Hamburg and it's skyline, and more so, a lovely view of the sailboats passing by on Lake Alster. If you pinpoint a sunset here, you are sure to be in for a real treat. Only open when the weather is fine, the terrace has a classic lounge setting with lots of comfy sofas and a Campari-isnpired bar. Choose between champagne, wine or a good selection of speciality cocktails. The perfect Hamburg rooftop bar to just sit back and relax with a loved one or some friends, watch the sun set over Lake Alster and chat the night away.

Area:Landungsbrücken
Rooftop bar Hamburg BLOCKBRÄU in Hamburg
4

BLOCKBRÄU

$$$ Bei den St. Pauli Landungsbrücken 3
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Brewery
  • Spacious terrace
  • Fantastic views

Located smack in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the Landungsbrücken, BLOCKBRÄU is an equally busy brewery, equipped with a spacious and fantastic rooftop terrace. Here you can enjoy an ice-cold and home-brewed draft beer, or some wine, spirits and a selection of German cuisine, all to some amazing views over the Port of Hamburg, the Landungsbrücken, the Elbphilharmonie and all the action in the Elbe. A perfect spot for a sunny Hamburg afternoon.

Area:HafenCity
Rooftop bar Hamburg Puzzle Bar in Hamburg
5

Puzzle Bar

$$$$ Versmannstraße 2/15
  • Highlights
  • 15th floor
  • Creative cocktails
  • Amazing view
  • New 2020

Perched on top of the Campus Tower in HafenCity, the modern and stylish Puzzle Bar comes with both indoor and outdoor seating, offering amazing views over Hamburg, either through the panoramic windows, or from the 15th floor al-fresco terrace. This Hamburg rooftop bar is the latest creation from chef Kevin Fehling, the only Hamburg native to have received three stars from the Michelin Guide. And while there are some luxurious street food on the menu, the star of the show here are the creative and crafted cocktails.

Area:St. Pauli
Rooftop bar Hamburg Bidges & Sons in Hamburg
6

Bidges & Sons

$$$ Reeperbahn 7
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Reeperbahn
  • Hidden gem
  • Exotic cocktails

Located right in the middle of the Reeperbahn, Bidges & Sons is home to a clothing and souvenir shop, vegan café, fast food restaurant and...best of all, a 120sqm rooftop terrace and bar, which is somewhat of a hidden Hamburg gem. Serving a large cocktail menu with exciting exotic cocktails, homemade lemonades and an absinthe bar, the lush rooftop terraces is a perfect spot to settle down in one of the comfy lounge sofas and enjoy some sunny after work drinks.

Area:Barmbek-Süd
Rooftop bar Hamburg Sky & Sand Beachclub in Hamburg
7

Sky & Sand Beachclub

$$$ Humboldtstraße 6
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Rooftop pool
  • City beach club
  • Restaurant

A rooftop beach club located on top of the Hamburger Meile shopping centre, not on the beach, but right in the middle of Hamburg. Furnished with lovely lounge furniture, sunbeds, beach chairs, and with a floor of Fiji-sand and a small rooftop pool, this really is an urban oasis in the buzzing city center. Here you find three cocktail bars serving bubbles, ice cold beers and a large array of colorful and tasty cocktails along with an integrated restaurant serving a wide range of food. Perfect place for sunny afternoon cocktails with your feet in the pool, as well as amazing and vibrant sunset sessions.

Area:Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg
Rooftop bar Hamburg Café Vju in Hamburg
8

Café Vju

$$$ Neuhöfer Str. 7
  • Highlights
  • 30 meters up
  • Old energy bunker
  • 360-view
  • Weekend breakfast

The probably the most unique rooftop bar Hamburg is Café Vju, also known as Room with a Vju, located at an old anti-aircraft bunker built in 1943. Set 30 meters above ground, the café and rooftop bar offers seating both inside and out on the 360° panoramic terrace, displaying some beautiful views over Hamburg and its surroundings. A great weekend destination where you can enjoy a tasty energy bunker breakfast buffet, as well as fine cakes, fresh waffles, small dishes, coffee, beer, soda and wine.

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Rooftop bar Hamburg

Rooftop-grade: 7/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Inhabitants: 3,3 millions
Climate: temperate

The climate in Hamburg means cold winters and hot summers. So if you want to get the most out of your visit one of the rooftop bars in Hamburg, then you should go here sometime between April and September.

During this time the roof terraces are very lively and also most beautiful to visit. The best time to visit a sky lounge in Hamburg is in the summer.

The views are fantastic and the atmosphere pleasent, which both are typical criterias for a sky bar Hamburg. So, which is the best rooftop bar in Hamburg? This list will help you find the answer of that question.

About Hamburg

Hamburg is Germany's second largest city and also one of the country's main cities, thanks to one of Europe's largest container ports. It also has one of the highest GDP per capita. The city is situated very beautifuly on the mouth of rivers Alster and Bille. Hamburg is, like many other port cities, famous for its lively nightlife. Most clubs and bars you find on the Reeperbahn. Unexpectedly so, Hamburg has a lot of nice beaches. Blankenese beach in the exclusive district of Blankenese and Elbstrand that is closer to the city center.