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Rooftop Bars Havana

2022 update
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Country Cuba
Currency Cuban Peso
Best time to visit Year round
Rooftop grade 7/10
Rooftop Bar Havana
Rooftop Havana

9 best rooftop bars in Havana

Updated:October 22, 2022

Which is the best rooftop bar Havana? Find out, with our complete and up-to-date guide, packed with all info you need about each rooftop: opening hours, dress code, photos, maps and so much more.

Havana, or La Habana in Spanish, is the capital of Cuba, and a city packed with history. And rooftop bars! With a great climate year round it is truly an al-fresco heaven. Just scroll down and find the Havana rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list
Rooftop Havana Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski Rooftop bar in Havana
1

Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski Rooftop

$$$$ | 6th floor | Parque Central
  • Highlights
  • Modern & stylish
  • Infinity pool
  • Bar & restaurant

The Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski is a modern and luxurious hotel, equipped with a fantastic rooftop, hosting several venues and experiences. Surrounded with amazing views over Old Havana, the prime feature up here has to be the fantastic and beautiful rooftop infinity pool, where guests staying at the hotel can swim with a view. But, there is also a rooftop bar, called El Surtidor Pool Terrace and Bar, and a restaurant, San Cristobal Panoramic Restaurant, open to all.

Rooftop Havana Mirabana at Iberostar Parque Central Rooftop bar in Havana
2

Mirabana at Iberostar Parque Central

$$$ | 8th floor | Parque Central
  • Highlights
  • Stylish lounge
  • 2 rooftop pools
  • Live music

A chic and stylish rooftop bar offering a birds eye view of Havana. Located on top of the Iberostar Parque Central, one of the tallest buildings in Old Havana, the rooftop bar offers amazing views over Western Havana. Both air-conditioned indoor lounge and open-air terrace, Mirabana Snack is elegant yet casual, perfect for some sunset cocktails followed by live music pretty much every evening. The hotel also holds two fantastic rooftop pools and an additional rooftop pool bar.

Rooftop Havana La Guarida Rooftop bar in Havana
3

La Guarida

$$$$ | 7th floor | Old Havana
  • Highlights
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Trendy lounge
  • Amazing views

La Guarida is one of Havana’s most iconic and trendy restaurants. This elegant Paladar (Cuban restaurant) offers fantastic cuisine that can be enjoyed on a lovely terrace. But for the very best views, and a more chill-out vibe, head up to the top floor rooftop bar, that has its own menu. Here you can enjoy lighter fare from a tapas menu, but even more so, fantastic premium craft cocktails. Combined with amazing views over Havana and the Malecon, comfy lounge sofas and a very trendy vibe.

Rooftop Havana Jesús María 20 Rooftop bar in Havana
4

Jesús María 20

$$$ | 3rd floor | Old Havana
  • Highlights
  • Artistic
  • Trendy
  • Top class cocktails

Located in the south of Havana old town, Jesús María 20 is somewhat of a hidden gem, mixing Latin flavours with a cosmopolitan vibe and setting. Surrounded with artwork and murals, the multi-level rooftop is both charming and trendy. Here you can enjoy a cool and crafted experience, including a large selection of top class cocktails, as well as modern Latin-inspired fare.

Rooftop Havana El Cocinero Rooftop bar in Havana
5

El Cocinero

$$$ | 3rd floor | Vedado
  • Highlights
  • Lush terrace
  • Day-to-night
  • Cuban ingredients

Set in an old refurbished cooking oil factory on the banks of the Almendares river, El Cocinero is a contemporary and quite unique Havana venue. Covering several levels, here you find both indoor and outdoor spaces for dining and drinking. The prime spot is of course the top floor terrace, where plenty of lush greenery meets charming string lights. El Cocinero serves a carefully though-out menu that adapts selected world recipes, made with organic, fresh and distinctive Cuban ingredients.

Rooftop Havana Malecón663 Rooftop bar in Havana
6

Malecón663

$$$ | 4th floor | Old Havana
  • Highlights
  • Live music
  • Ocean views
  • Weekend brunch

Found along the Malecón, close to the Parque Antonio Maceo, Malecón663 is an urban boutique hotel, but also a trendy restaurant and rooftop bar. The 4th floor is a colorful and modern venue, surrounded with panoramic views over the ocean. Here you can can enjoy amazing sunset vistas, snacks, and refreshing cocktails, along with plenty of live music. There is also a relaxing jacuzzi terrace, open to guests staying at the hotel daily, on to the public during weekends.

Rooftop Bar Havana La Moneda Cubana Rooftop bar in Havana
7

La Moneda Cubana

$$$ | 3rd floor | Plaza de la Catedral
  • Highlights
  • Authentic
  • Restaurant
  • Live salsa music

Up a couple of pretty narrow stairs you find La Moneda Cubana, a genuine paladar (Cuban restaurant) that comes with a rather small, but lovely and charming rooftop terrace. From here you can enjoy great views over the Old Havana rooftops and La Cabana across the bay, along with authentic Cuban food and maybe a refreshing Cuba Libre. Open for both lunch and dinner, the atmosphere is always fun and friendly, often highlighted with live salsa music.

Rooftop Bar Havana Ambos Mundos Rooftop bar in Havana
8

Ambos Mundos Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 6th floor | Palacio Capitanes Generales
  • Highlights
  • Roof garden
  • Bar + restaurant
  • Great views

Perched on top of a beautiful building from the 1920s, right in the heart of Old Havana, this roof garden is both green and classic, and comes with great views over the old city and the historic harbor. Have a seat by regular dining tables or in one of the lounge sofas, either open-air or under the vine-bedecked canopy. From the bar you can enjoy great and refreshing Mojitos or Piña Coladas, while the reastaurant serves a nice range of dishes with a local feel.

Rooftop Hotel Inglaterra Rooftop bar in Havana
9

Hotel Inglaterra

$$ | 5th floor | Parque Central
  • Highlights
  • Bar + Grill
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sunset views

Hotel Inglaterra is really one of the classic hotels in town. Open since 1875, it of course comes with a lot of history. But not only, it also holds a great rooftop terrace, with fine views over Parque Central and the Capitolio. Spacious and quite old-school in decoration, the vibe is casual and very relaxing vibe. During daytime it works mainly as a sun terrace, and when night starts approaching it turns into a bar and grill, offering tasty dishes and nice cocktails, all at very reasonable prices.

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Rooftop bar Havana

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: year round

Residents: 2,1 millions

Climate: tropical

Havana is set on the northern coast of Cuba, south of the Florida Keys, and has a tropical climate. This means nice and warm temperature year round, so it is a great spot for rooftop bars. And there are a bunch of really great ones to choose from.

Most of the rooftop bars can be found in the beautiful Old Havana, some of them keeping in touch with the historical style, and some more modern and stylish rooftop lounges. Most of the terraces are perched on top of hotels, and some even come with lovely rooftop pools, perfect for a cooling dip with views over the city.

About Havana

Havana is the capital of Cuba, and also the largest and most influential city in all ways. The city offers a wide range of museums, palaces, public squares, avenues, churches and fortresses. In other words, there is a lot to do and see here. The city attracts millions of tourists every year, almost all of them certain to visit the most famous part of town: Old Havana (La Habana Vieja).