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9 best rooftop bars in Moscow [2020 update]

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Last updated: June 30th, 2020

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The ultimate guide to the very best Moscow rooftops, packed with all info you need about each venue: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more.

What can you expect from the best Moscow rooftops? Apart from fantastic views over the city skyline, also a very high standard in service, food and drinks, as many of the Moscow rooftop bars are quite luxurious and high-end places. Perfect to enjoy top-class tastes while seeing the city from a new perspective. So, which is the best rooftop bar Moscow? Just scroll down and find the Moscow rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Rooftop bar Moscow Conservatory Lounge & Bar Terrace in Moscow
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Conservatory Lounge & Bar Terrace

$$$$ | 10th floor | Bolshoi Theatre
  • Highlights
  • Amazing cocktails
  • Magical views
  • Botanical garden

A beautiful and modern restaurant, bar and terrace, located on top of the Ararat Park Hyatt. Up here you get one of the best views in Moscow with stunning sights of the Kremlin and the close by Bolshoi Theatre. Bright and stylish in decor, both on the outdoor terrace and at the indoor, botanical lounge. Warm and cosy in ambience, the rooftop serves “avant-garde” dishes from all around the world, while the signature cocktails are some of the best and most creative you will find in all of Moscow.

Rooftop bar Moscow O2 Lounge, The Ritz Carlton, Moscow in Moscow
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O2 Lounge at The Ritz Carlton

$$$$$ | 12th floor | Red Square
  • Highlights
  • Russian crafted cocktails
  • Rooftop glamour
  • Magical views

Perched on top of the Ritz Carlton, just off the Red Square, this rooftop bar and lounge offers rooftop glamour at its finest. Awesome views of the central and historical parts of Moscow is served with a side of tasty dishes and award-winning cocktails. Very posh and stylish in decoration, the indoor glass atrium lounge leads out to a rooftop terrace with comfy lounge sofas, perfect to enjoy panoramics over Moscow both by day and by night.

Rooftop bar Moscow Karlson, Central City Tower in Moscow
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Karlson, Central City Tower

$$$$ | 25th floor | Zamoskvorechye District
  • Highlights
  • Observatory feel
  • Restaurant
  • Great view

Vibrant and chic, the Karlson rooftop restaurant is preched on top of the Central City Tower and here you get a fantastic view of the Kremlin and a lot more of Moscow, both at the outdoor summer terrace and inside the observatory-like, glass roofed lounge and restaurant. Lush and modern in decoration, the bright rooftop offers fine dishes with focus on local products, from Russian marbled beef to a Raw Bar, complemented with a fine selection of wines and up to 80 different cocktails.

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Rooftop bar Moscow White Rabbit in Moscow
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White Rabbit

$$$$ | 16th floor | Smolenskaya
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • 13th best in the world
  • Glass rooftop + outdoor terrace

Perched on the 16th floor at the Smolensky Passage, the White Rabbit does not only offer amazing 360-degree views over Moscow. In 2019 it was also voted as number 13 among The World's 50 Best Restaurants. Both top class restaurant and bar, here you can enjoy the creative food menu by chef Vladimir Mukhin, or indulge in expertly crafted cocktails, both original recipes and trendy experiments. Either at the inside atrium glass rooftop, or out on the open-air terrace.

Rooftop bar Moscow Sixty in Moscow
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Sixty

$$$$ | 62nd floor | Moscow City
  • Highlights
  • Europe's highest
  • Amazing views
  • Trendy & vibrant

Set 62 floors up at the Federation Tower, the Sixty rooftop is not only the highest restaurant in Moscow, but also the highest placed restaurant in Europe. Mixing an ultra stylish and trendy interior with nostalgia from older days, this is mostly an indoor sky bar and restaurant, but every hour the panoramic windows are opened to the breathtaking al-fresco views over pretty much all of Moscow. Enjoy creative signature cocktails and dishes ranging from Mediterranean and Russian to Japanese and Pan-Asian, either as a business lunch, a romantic dinner or a vibrant evening with cocktails and live DJs.

Rooftop bar Moscow Strelka Bar in Moscow
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Strelka Bar

$$$ | 2nd floor | Red October
  • Highlights
  • River views
  • Summertime hot-spot
  • Weekend DJs

Strelka Bar is found in the Red October area, a vibrant district in the middle of the Moscow River. Part happening year-round indoor lounge and bar, during summertime the lovely Strelka rooftop terrace opens up to fantastic views over the river and the Christ the Savior church. A summertime hot-spot, and a popular place among both locals and tourists. Visit for a sunny lunch with river views or some more laid-back afternoon drinks. During evening and weekends, the atmosphere turns more vibrant, with DJ sets, live performances and a festive crowd.

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Rooftop bar Moscow Sky Lounge in Moscow
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Sky Lounge

$$$$ | 22nd floor | Sparrow Hills Park
  • Highlights
  • Bar & restaurant
  • Stunning views
  • International menu

Sky Lounge really lives up to its name, perched on top of the Russian Academy of Sciences building. 100 meters up you get a magical panoramic view over Moscow River and almost the complete skyline. Stylish and classic in setting, the spacious outdoor roof terrace is only open in summer, while the indoor restaurant (with panoramic windows) is year round. Up here you can enjoy a wide array of high-level international dishes, an impressive collection of wines along with bubbles and classic cocktails.

Rooftop bar Moscow Schastye Rooftop Bar Restaurant in Moscow
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Schastye Rooftop Bar Restaurant

$$$ | 5th floor | Ermitazh Garden
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar & restaurant
  • Charming
  • Year-round

Schastye Na Kryshe, which translates into Happiness On The Roof, offers a charming and romantic Moscow rooftop experience, close to the Moscow Theater of Musical. Open from morning to late at night, the rooftop works as both cocktail lounge and restaurant, and you can visit for everything from brunches and family dinners to late night drinks, vibes and live music at weekends. The rooftop menu includes a great selection of creative cocktails and fine wines, but also a wide array of food.

Rooftop bar Moscow Turandot Restaurant in Moscow
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Turandot Restaurant

$$$$ | 2nd floor | Tverskoy Bul'var
  • Highlights
  • Lush & cosy
  • Fantastic architecture
  • Intimate

Turandot is one of the most renowned restaurants in Moscow. Partly for its food, but mainly for its fantastic interior. The inside dining room looks and feels more like a high-end opera house then a restaurant, and it is truly a special experience. But apart from the stylish inside, Turandot also offers a much more bright, open and airy summertime rooftop terrace, called Trellis Terrace. Surrounded with orange trees, hydrangeas and roses, there are different comfy and intimate corners where you can enjoy Pan Asian tastes and an impressive bar menu under the Moscow sky.

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This guide was made by The Rooftop Guide, the world's leading experts on rooftop bars. With over 600 rooftops visited over the last two years, we keep you up to date in the ever growing universe of rooftop venues.

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Rooftop bar Moscow

Rooftop-grade: 7/10
Prime season: June-Aug
Residents: 12 millions
Climate: inland

The climate in Moscow are at times very cold, resulting in the rooftop bars here only can stay open during the summer months. During that time you can enjoy vodka or other beverages at one of the luxurious rooftop bars in Moscow.

The prices as a tourist can be quite juicy. Most of the terrace bars in Moscow are located at a luxurious hotel or at some fancy restaurang. Hopefully this guide will help you answer the question of, which is the best rooftop bar in Moscow?

About Moscow

Moscow is Russia's capital and also the largest city. If you count the population in the urban area, it is Europe's most densely populated. The city is located in central Russia by the Moscow River. You will find lots of historic buildings and monuments with the Kremlin and St. Basil's Cathedral as the most famous ones.