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Rooftop Bars Lima

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Country Peru
Currency Sol
Best time to visit November - April
Rooftop grade 7/10
Rooftop Bar Lima
Courtesy of Celeste Solar Bar

Lima Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

Lima is a vibrant city full of culture and history, located along the Pacific. The best way to take in the unique mix of urban and coastal surroundings is of course to head to a Lima rooftop.

This ultimate guide to the best rooftops Lima has to offer will take you straight to the best venues, packed with all info you need about each Lima rooftop: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. Whether you are looking for an upscale dining experience or a rowdy night out, there is an elevated spot for everyone.

So, which is the best rooftop bar Lima? Just scroll down and find the Lima rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

9 best rooftop bars in Lima

Rooftop bar Lima The Rooftop at Hotel B in Lima

The Rooftop at Hotel B

$$$$ | 3rd floor | Barranco
  • Highlights
  • Elevated oasis
  • Ocean views
  • Crafted cocktails

Elevated above Lima’s coolest district, The Rooftop at Hotel B in Barranco is an urban oasis full of life, and truly a fantastic spot for drinks and bites with a view. Sink back in an armchair, get comfy in the lounge sofas, or perch on a bar stool, and enjoy the impressive views over the Pacific Ocean and the Barranco rooftops. The rooftop menu includes and amazing selection of crafted and Peruvian-isnpired cocktails, as well as contemporary dishes made to share.

Rooftop bar Lima 27 Tapas in Lima

27 Tapas

$$$$ | 18th floor | Miraflores
  • Highlights
  • Tapas in the sky
  • Panoramic views
  • Rooftop pool

27 Tapas is one of the highest rooftops in Miraflores, found on the 18th floor of Iberostar Selection Miraflores. Modern, sleek and stylish, the rooftop houses a beautiful bar where all the action takes place, as well as a lovely outdoor terrace, surrounded with panoramic views over the ocean and Lima skyline. Given the name, it should come as no surprise that the rooftop offers a 'tapas in the sky' experience, complemented with a creative selection of signature cocktails, refreshing brews and an impressive array of wines.

Rooftop bar Lima Celeste Solar Bar in Lima

Celeste Solar Bar

$$$$ | 10th floor | San Isidro
  • Highlights
  • New York-style
  • Skyline views
  • Rooftop pool

Perched on top of the Hyatt Centric San Isidro you find Celeste Solar Bar, a modern and New York-style Lima rooftop bar. Elegant and classic-chic in setting and vibe, the 10th floor rooftop mixes lush plants with a sleek decor, and from the terrace you get a great view over the hotel's beautiful rooftop pool, but even better, unparalleled panoramics over the city skyline. The rooftop menu holds a combination of high-level mixology and creative cuisine, perfect to enjoy during a trendy and vibrant evening above Lima.

Rooftop bar Lima Ambra Rooftop Bar in Lima

Ambra Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 16th floor | Miraflores
  • Highlights
  • Green oasis
  • Amazing views
  • Rooftop pool

Set on the 16th floor of hotel Pullman Lima in Miraflores, Ambra is a stylish rooftop designed as a green oasis, where a cool marble bar and plenty of comfortable seating comes surrounded with tropical plants, and amazing views over the Pacific Ocean and coastline. High above it all, here you can sip crafted signature cocktails, pisco-based drinks, beers and wines, complemented with a nice variety of snacks, all served in a chic and sophisticated atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Lima Palais Rooftop in Lima

Palais Rooftop

$$$ | 3rd floor | Centro Histórico
  • Highlights
  • Bohemian
  • Classic views
  • Avant-garde cocktails

Inspired by the famous bar 'PALAIS CONCERT', dedicated to the bohemia and culture of old Lima, Palais Rooftop mixes the classic with the contemporary, rigth in the city center. Set in a reconstructed house that is 120 years old, Palais is part elegant interior, and part charming outdoor rooftop terrace, offering a spectacular view over the beautiful republican architecture. The rooftop serves a wide variety of creative avant-garde cocktails, complemented with a global selection of dishes, available from lunch to late night.

Rooftop bar Lima Insumo Rooftop in Lima

Insumo Rooftop

$$$$ | 18th floor | Miraflores
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant & bar
  • Coastline views
  • Stylish

Located right on the waterfront, on top of the AC Hotel by Marriott Lima Miraflores, Insumo is one of the best places to take in stunning views of Lima's coastline. Highly elegant and stylish, mixing comfy lounge spots with dining tables, the rooftop menu features both a delicious selection of cocktails, as well as a carefully curated food menu. Open most days from mid day to late night, Insumo Rooftop is a great venue for a sunny and fine lunch with a view, some stylish sunset cocktails, or a romantic dinner.

Rooftop bar Lima Overground Rooftop Bar in Lima

Overground Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 10th floor | Miraflores
  • Highlights
  • Relaxing
  • Skyline views
  • Rooftop pool

The INNSiDE by Meliá Lima Miraflores houses a cool and relaxing rooftop bar, called Overground. Perched on the 10th floor, the rooftop blends the modern with vintage, and an indoor bar area with a lively outdoor terrace, set right next to the hotel's lavish rooftop pool. Overlooking the Lima skyline, here you can savor contemporary signature cocktailsand a nice selection delicious snacks and fusion tapas, in a laid-back but lively atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Lima Elephant Rooftop Bar in Lima

Elephant Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 4th floor | Miraflores
  • Highlights
  • Buzzing
  • Urban
  • Reggaeton DJs

If you're looking for one of the most buzzing Lima rooftop experiences, then the Elephant Rooftop Bar definitely should be at the top of your list. Located in the heart of Miraflores, this vibrant spot offers snacks and drinks, but even more so a happening atmosphere, with reggaeton DJs turning up the energy and inviting guests to dance until late into the night. Divided in two areas, Elephant holds both a living room lounge and a rooftop, designed with a modern aesthetic.

Rooftop bar Lima Rooftop La Guardia at Casa Republica Barranco in Lima
  • Highlights
  • Charming terrace
  • Ocean views
  • Pisco cocktails

Located in the bohemian vibrant Barranco district, Casa Republica Barranco Boutique Hotel comes with a charming and beautiful Lima rooftop, called Rooftop La Guardia. Whether you’re looking for an intimate spot for two or a great place to gather with friends, the Casa Republica rooftop has something for everyone. Overlooking the ocean and the surrounding rooftops, here you can indulge in a wide range of crafted pisco cocktails and other refreshing drinks, as well as a nice array of tasty and fresh bites.

Rikard Fredricson
Rikard Fredricson

Rikard has spent the last 10 years exploring, enjoying, researching and working with rooftop venues. During these years he has visited more than 700 rooftops across the globe. The experience he has gained is used to create helpful, in-depth and accessible content, and to share his knowledge and rooftop expertise with fellow rooftop-lovers.

Lima Rooftop Map
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City info

Rooftop bar Lima

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: November - April

Residents: 10 millions

Climate: desert climate

Despite its location in the tropics and in a desert, Lima has a mild climate. Temperatures are not often over 30°C, or below 12°C. And while this means that the Lima rooftop bars can stay open year round, the prime season to visit is during spring/summer, from about November to April. In winter, the can often be long periods of dark overcast skies.

Many of the Lima rooftop bars are found in the popular areas of Miraflores and Barranco. And many are also perched on top of luxurious hotels, and offers not only bar and restaurant, but also a rooftop pool. There are also plenty of elevated venues offering fantastic views over both the Pacific Ocean and the Lima skyline.

About Lima

Lima is Peru's capital and also the largest city. The city is located in the desert zone of the central coastal part of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Lima is a vibrant city full of culture and history. For a special treat, visit one of the many museums in town, like the Rafael Larco Herrera Archaeological Museum or the Museo de la Nación. At night, you'll have plenty of options for dining and nightlife. Lima has something for everyone from traditional Peruvian cuisine to lively bars and clubs.