Complete guide

Rooftop Bars Lucerne

2024 update
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Country Switzerland
Currency Swiss Franc
Best time to visit May - September
Rooftop grade 6/10
Rooftop Bar Lucerne
Courtesy of Montana Beach Club

Lucerne Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

Located in the heart of Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Lucerne and between the majestic Alps, Lucerne is really a bautiful city. To take it all in, you know where to: up towards the Lucerne rooftop bars.

This complete guide will help you find the top venues, packed with all info you need about the best Lucerne rooftops: opening hours, dress code, spectacular photos, maps and much more. Expect amazing panoramics over both the crystal clear lake and the towering mountains. Just scroll down and find the Lucerne rooftop bar best suited for you.

Oh, and we call Lucerne by its English name, but if you are looking for rooftop bars Luzern you have also come to the right place. It is the same city.

The list

3 best rooftop bars in Lucerne

Rooftop bar Montana Beach Club in Lucerne

Montana Beach Club

$$$$ | 4th floor | Adligenswilerstrasse
  • Highlights
  • Panoramic views
  • Cote D’Azur vibes
  • Whirlpool / Rainsforest shower

Found at the Art Deco Hotel Montana, the Montana Beach Club is a lovely mix of two of the best things in life: a rooftop bar and a beach club. The perfect spot for an elevated escape, where comfy lounges and cushions meet sand and palm trees, creating a true Mediterranean vibe. From the hillside location you get some fantastic and panoramic views over Lake Lucerne and the mountains of Central Switzerland. Open daily during summer, the rooftop bar serves light snacks and refreshing beverages, from mixed cocktails to 'Married in a Bottle drinks'.

Rooftop bar Penthouse Rooftop Bar in Lucerne

Penthouse Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 8th floor | Pilatusstrasse
  • Highlights
  • 360° views
  • Stylish
  • Weekend DJs

Set on top of the Hotel Astoria in the center of Lucerne, the stylish Penthouse Rooftop Bar is also called the Penthouse 360° Roof Top Bar, and for two reasons. The 360m2 rooftop terrace comes with amazing 360° views over the rooftops of Lucerne and the majestic mountains. Part sleek indoor lounge, and part spacious and chic outdoor terrace, the rooftop bar serves an international menu, packed with all the classics, but also ever new creations. Visit for some after-work / early evening cocktails, or weekend nights with live DJs.

Rooftop bar Suite Rooftop in Lucerne

Suite Rooftop

$$$ | 9th floor | Pilatusstrasse
  • Highlights
  • Panoramic views
  • Small plates
  • Crafted cocktails

High, high above Lucerne, on top of the Hotel Monopol Luzern, Suite Rooftop is part stylish and robust indoor lounge, leading out to an expansive rooftop terrace, where comfy lounges and dining tables are surrounded with amazing views of the city, mountains and Lake Lucerne. Also known as Suite - smallplates & cocktails, it comes as no surprise that the rooftop menu includes a great selection of both sharable plates from over the world, as well as a specially created cocktail menu.

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.

Lucerne Rooftop Map
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City info

Rooftop bar Lucerne

Rooftop-grade: 6/10

Prime season: May-Sept

Residents: 80 000

Climate: oceanic

Which are the best rooftops in Lucerne? More charming than sky-high, Lucerne does not come filled with skyscrapers. On the other hand, you do not need to get to elevated to get some amazing views over Lake Lucerne and the surround mountains.

With cold winters, the prime season for al fresco fun in Lucerne is during summer, from May to September. As the city is not huge, you can easily get between the different rooftop bars, most of the located in the city center.

About Lucerne

Lucerne is the most populous city in Central Switzerland, located on the shores of Lake Lucerne. Beautiful in summer, the city is also a popular winter destination, nestled between numerous winter sports resorts. Located in the German-speaking portion of Switzerland, the German name of the city is Luzern, while it is Lucerne in English and French.