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5 best rooftop bars in Helsinki [2021 update]

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Last updated: February 17th, 2020

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The ultimate guide to find the best rooftop bar Helsinki has to offer. Packed with pening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more about each roof terrace.

The capital of 'the land of the thousand lakes' also posses some cool rooftop bars, offering great views over both the city skyline and the Gulf of Finland. Just scroll down and find the Helsinki rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Rooftop bar Helsinki Stockmann Roof by Ravintola Teatteri in Helsinki
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Stockmann Roof by Ravintola Teatteri

$$$$ | 8-10th floor | Esplanadi
  • Highlights
  • Summer hot-spot
  • Panoramic views
  • Weekend DJs

Covering the top floors of the famous Stockmann shopping mall, Stockmann Roof by Ravintola Teatteri is a stylish and trendy Helsinki summer hot-spot. The all-outdoor rooftop bar is open from May to September, offering fantastic views over pretty much all of Helsinki, along with premium sparkling wine and rosé, skilfully mixed cocktails, and a selection of sushi from Hanko Sushi next door. Enjoy a stylish-relaxed atmosphere and live DJs every weekend.

Rooftop bar Helsinki Palace Restaurant in Helsinki
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Palace Restaurant

$$$$ | 10th floor | Southern Harbor
  • Highlights
  • Fine dining
  • Harbor views
  • Classic spot

Right by the waterfront of Helsinki you find both a fine dining rooftop restaurant and a classy rooftop bar. Palace Restaurant and Bar is perched on the 10th floor of a classic building, and the restaurant in itself is also a classic one, even though a major renovation gave it a rebirth in the end of 2017. Up here you get magical views of the waterfront in one direction and the city’s skyline in the other. Enjoy creative and exquisite cuisine and great cocktails in a 1950s modernist decoration.

Rooftop bar Helsinki Loiste in Helsinki
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Loiste

$$$ | 10th floor | Helsinki Central Station
  • Highlights
  • 360-views
  • Restaurant & bar
  • Year round

A retro rooftop bar and restaurant, perched on top of the classic Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, right by the Helsinki Central Railway Station. Up here you find an indoor panoramic restaurant open year round, as well as a spacious outdoor summer rooftop terrace, offering fantastic 360-views over Helsinki. Loiste is open for rooftop breakfast for guests staying at the hotel, and then from lunch to midnight for the public, serving classic Scandinavian and European food, along with classic cocktails, beer, wines and bubbles.

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Rooftop bar Bar Cón in Helsinki
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Bar Cón

$$$ | 5th floor | Kamppi
  • Highlights
  • Spanish-inspired
  • Large Vermouth selection
  • Vibrant & trendy

This Spanish-inspired tapas and pintxos rooftop bar and restaurant can be on the 5th floor of the Kamppi shopping mall. Trendy and vibrant, with an urban Barcelona feel, Bar Cón offers seating both in a lush indoor lounge and out on the balcony-like terrace. Here you can enjoy a wide range of tapas classics, from Barcelona to San Sebastian, along with wine, beers and cocktails from the Spanish regions. Most impressive is however the largest Vermouth selection in all of Scandinavia.

Rooftop bar Helsinki Ateljee Bar in Helsinki
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Ateljee Bar

$$$$ | 14th floor | Kamppi
  • Highlights
  • Showcasing young artists
  • Panoramic views
  • Iced mojitos

Ateljee Bar is closed for renovation (starting December 2019), set to open again in 2021.

Located on the 14th floor of the classic Hotel Torni, right in the heart of Helsinki. 70 meters up, you get probably the best view the city has to offer. Panoramics over the entire city, the port and the Baltic Sea. Both indoor lounge and rooftop terrace, Ateljee Bar is open year round, serving a nice selection of wine, bubbles and beers, but the bestseller is probably the iced Mojitos, which are complemented with other fancy cocktails.

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Rooftop bar Helsinki

Rooftop-grade: 3/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Inhabitants: 1,4 millions
Climate: maritime and continental

The climate in Helsinki is maritime and continental, which means cold winters and lukewarm summers. So if you want to visit any of the rooftop bars in Helsinki you should come here sometime between April and September. The rooftop bars are often located on the roof of hotels and overlooking the Baltic Sea and the Helsinki skyline.

About Helsinki

Helsinki is Finland's capital and also the largest city. It is also the country's cultural, political, medial and economic center. The city is located in southern Finland on the Baltic Sea. This also make it an important city in terms of the domestic imports and exports.