Complete guide

Rooftop Bars Helsinki

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Country Finland
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Best time to visit May - September
Rooftop grade 6/10
Rooftop Bar Helsinki
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Helsinki Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

The ultimate guide to find the best rooftop bar Helsinki has to offer. Packed with all info you need: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more for all of the rooftop bars Helsinki worth a visit.

The capital of 'the land of the thousand lakes' also holds some really 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.

The list

8 best rooftop bars in Helsinki

Rooftop bar Helsinki 10. Kerros in Helsinki

10. Kerros

$$$ | 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. Offering both an interior panoramic restaurant and an outdoor terrace, 10. Kerros is a year-round destination for fantastic 360° views over Helsinki. Open for rooftop breakfast for guests staying at the hotel, and then from lunch to around midnight for the public, serving classic Scandinavian and European food, along with classic cocktails, beer, wines and bubbles.

Rooftop bar Helsinki Monkey Rooftop Bar in Helsinki

Monkey Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 8th floor | Kamppi
  • Highlights
  • Tropical oasis
  • Spectacular views
  • Weekend DJs

On the top floor of Scandic Simonkenttä you find Monkey Rooftop Bar, an 8th floor tropical oasis, with rooftop bar and verdant terraces, offering spectacular views over Helsinki city center and Helsinki Cathedral. Here you can enjoy delicious and refreshing cocktails, as well as a fine array of beers and wines, served in a warm and easy-going atmosphere, with live DJ tunes druign weekends.

Rooftop bar Helsinki Alexis Rooftop Terrace in Helsinki

Alexis Rooftop Terrace

$$$$ | 5th floor | Vallila Konepaja
  • Highlights
  • Hidden gem
  • Riviera vibes
  • Crafted cocktails

Hidden on top of The Folks Hotel Konepaja, Alexis Rooftop is a summer hot-spot to enjoy Helsinki from above. Filled with plenty of Riviera-vibes, and surrounded with great views over the Vallila Konepaja area, here you can indulge in a crafted cocktail menu filled with summer flavours, as well as a frequently changing wine list and a selection of microbrewery beers. Bohemian and trendy, the rooftop invites to cool summer afternoons and evenings, often highlighted with visits from great DJs.

Rooftop bar Helsinki Rooftop Miami in Helsinki

Rooftop Miami

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

Covering the top floors of the famous Stockmann shopping mall, Rooftop Miami mixes a vibrant atmosphere and panoramic views. The all-outdoor rooftop bar is usually open from late April to September, offering fantastic views over pretty much all of Helsinki, along with premium sparkling wine and rosé, skilfully mixed cocktails, as well as a stylish-relaxed atmosphere and live DJs that change every week.

Rooftop bar Helsinki Loi Loi Rooftop in Helsinki

Loi Loi Rooftop

$$$ | 6th floor | Konepaja
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant & bar
  • Panoramic views
  • New World Asian cuisine

Found in the picturesque Konepaja area, Loi Loi Rooftop is a modern restaurant & bar, combining food, drinks and music. Perched on the 6th floor, the vibrant and stylish rooftop mixes interior seating with a covered alfresco terrace, so the panoramic views over Helsinki are available year round. Indulge in New World Asian cuisine with a casual and fun sensibility, or check out Finland's smallest commercial distillery, found at the heart of the restaurant, where artisanal gin varieties are made by hand everyday.

Rooftop bar Helsinki Ateljee Bar in Helsinki

Ateljee Bar

$$$$ | 13th floor | Kamppi
  • Highlights
  • Showcasing young artists
  • Panoramic views
  • Iced mojitos

Ateljee Bar is 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 terraces, Ateljee Bar is open year round, serving a nice selection of wine, bubbles and beers, as well as a colorful collection of spritzers and other carefully selected cocktails. You can also make reservations for the 'Breakfast with a view'.

Rooftop bar Helsinki Lucy in the Sky in Helsinki

Lucy in the Sky

$$$$ | 20th floor | Keilaniemi
  • Highlights
  • Elegant
  • Amazing views
  • Bistro food

Lucy in the Sky is found perched on top of Accountor Tower, the historical landmark building in Keilaniemi, Espoo, just outside Helsinki. The elegant and 70s-inspired interior comes surrounded with panoramic glass walls, as well as outdoor terraces spreading out on both sides of the building, showcasing the best of the Helsinki region. The rooftop menu features contemporary bistro food, as well as classic cocktail recipes, gin & tonic, akvavit blends, quality beers and an extensive wine list by sommelier Pekka Koiranen.

Rooftop bar Helsinki Palace Restaurant in Helsinki

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 awarded with two Michelin stars, and great cocktails in a 1950s modernist decoration.

Hans Ebenman
Hans Ebenman

Hans has visited over 500 rooftop bars, 200 rooftop pools and 300 rooftop restaurants since 2015. This vast experience has made Hans a true rooftop expert, and one of the most knowledgeable in the field. Today, numerous of travel magazines, bloggers and media websites contact Hans to get his expertise on rooftops.

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City info

Rooftop bar Helsinki

Rooftop-grade: 6/10

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 May 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.