Rooftop bars Munich

Complete guide to the 9 best rooftop bars in Munich [2020 update]

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Last updated: July 10th, 2020

Here you'll find the best Munich rooftop bar, packed with all info you need about each venue: opening hours, dress code, locations, photos and much more. With a great rooftop climate for more then 7 months a year, Munich is a fantastic spot to mix elevated drinks and bites with some smashing views. The best Munich rooftops range from stylish sky lounges to very relaxed, bohemian and charming rooftop terraces. But which is the best rooftop bar Munich? Just scroll down and find the Munich rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Area:Altstadt
Rooftop bar The Terrace at Mandarin Oriental in Munich
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The Terrace at Mandarin Oriental

$$$$ 1 Neuturmstrasse
  • Highlights
  • 7th floor
  • Re-designed
  • 360-view
  • Great ambience

A luxurious and trendy Munich rooftop bar, perched on top of the Mandarin Oriental in the heart of the old town. Recently refurbished, but the view is still the same, a magical 360-degree vista of the entire Munich. Open during the summer months, this sleek bar and lounge mixes chic Asian touches with a Mediterranean look and feel. From the rooftop you can order Pacific bites along with creative and hand-crafted cocktails. A premium spot, vibrant yet chill-out in ambience and attracting a trendy crowd.

Area:Altstadt
Rooftop bar Munich Blue Spa Terrace at Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich
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Blue Spa Terrace at Hotel Bayerischer Hof

$$$$ 2-6 Promenadeplatz
  • Highlights
  • 7th floor
  • Healthy & cool
  • 360-view
  • Rooftop pool

Stunning rooftop bar located on the roof of one of Munich's most exclusive hotels, the Bayerischer Hof. Not just a rooftop bar, but also a rooftop spa, so you can either visit to mix pool and sauna with drinks and bites, or you just visit the bar. From the 7th floor terrace you get a magnificent 360-degree view of the entire city. Open daily from early morning, Blue Spa Rooftop is a great spot for some luxurios and relaxing cocktails and bites in the sun, or for cool Polar Bar visits in winter.

Area:Schwabinger Tor
Rooftop bar Munich M'Uniqo Rooftop Bar in Munich
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M'Uniqo Rooftop Bar

$$$$ Leopoldstrasse 170
  • Highlights
  • 12-13th floor
  • 360-view
  • Creative cocktails
  • Elegant & trendy

On top of the Andaz Munich, right by Schwabinger Tor, you find Munich's highest bar and rooftop terrace: M'Uniqo Rooftop Bar. Set over two levels, this elegant and trendy rooftop bar Munich offers some amazing 360-views over the skyline, Olympiapark and the Alps. Working as both as a contemporary restaurant and bar, here you can enjoy a Mediterranean inspired menu of tasty bites, along with a wide range of creative signature mixology drinks, classic cocktails, wine, beer, and a variety of spritz drinks.

Area:Maxvorstadt
Rooftop bar Munich Café Vorhoelzer Forum in Munich
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Café Vorhoelzer Forum

$$ 21 Arcisstrasse
  • Highlights
  • 4th floor
  • Café & bar
  • Great views
  • University rooftop

Situated on the roof of the Technical University of Munich, this indoor café expands on to a terrace where you get a spectacular 270-degree view of the city skyline and its surroundings. Quite simple in decor, but then this is not a fancy rooftop bar, but rather a café that comes with a great roof terrace as a bonus. The menu offers both coffee, tea and juice but also beer, cocktails and some really good food. Great spot for both a breakfast when the sun rises as well as relaxing drinks to a beautiful sunset.

Area:Parkstadt Schwabing
Rooftop bar Munich Cloud One Bar at Motel One in Munich
5

Cloud One Bar at Motel One

$$$ Anni-Albers-Strasse 10
  • Highlights
  • 12th floor
  • Large Gin-menu
  • Panoramic views
  • Stylish yet relaxed

Opened in summer 2017, the sky lounge and terrace on top of Motel One München-Parkstadt Schwabing offers some amazing and panoramic views over the Munich skyline. Beautiful both at sunset and at night, when the city lights sparkle. With a trendy and modern decoration, Cloud One Bar comes with a mix of comfy lounge chairs, sofas and bar tables. The rooftop bar offers a nice selection of drinks, from beers to a very impressive Gin-menu. So if you are looking for Gin & Tonics with a view, this is the rooftop bar Munich to visit.

Area:Stachus
Rooftop bar Munich Dachgarten in Munich
6

Dachgarten

$$ Adolf-Kolping-Str. 10
  • Highlights
  • 5th floor
  • Roof garden
  • Relaxed
  • Year-round

On top of a parking garage, right in the middle of the Stachus, you find Dachgarten, a lush, green and charming Munich rooftop bar. Wooden decked, the terrace is also equipped with a wooden bar and wooden seating, so the setting is very natural. And you are not only surrounded by lots of greenery, but also a beautiful view over the rooftops of Munich and the Frauenkirche. The rooftop bar offers healthy bowls and hearty sandwiches for the hungry ones, but you can also visit for just some after-work beers or a sunny drink. All served in a relaxed, comfy and friendly atmosphere.

Area:Glockenbach District
Rooftop bar Munich The Flushing Meadows Hotel & Bar in Munich
7

The Flushing Meadows Hotel & Bar

$$$ 32 Fraunhoferstrasse
  • Highlights
  • 5th floor
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Hip & Trendy

Both a cool boutique hotel and an urban and trendy rooftop bar, offering a cool view over the Glockenbach surroundings, and on a good day you might even catch the alps in the horizon. Quite a small venue, both the inside lounge and the outdoor terrace, but in return the atmosphere is much larger. Hip and trendy but also relaxed and friendly, here you can enjoy creative and well-made cocktails along with a nice selection of bites.

Area:Ostbahnhof
Rooftop bar Munich BAR of BEL AIR in Munich
8

BAR of BEL AIR

$$ Atelierstraße 4
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Container rooftop
  • Chill, hip & casual
  • Creative cocktails

Chill, hip and casual in vibe, BAR of BEL AIR is a rooftop bar on top of an old shipping container near the Ostbahnhof. Here you can enjoy creative cocktails made by Neville Kuhlmann, like the 'Nevilles Negroni' or the 'Tijuana Toyboy', as well as wines from the assortment of Walter and Son. There is also a selection of cleverly-named and fresh dishes. Open and sunny during the warmer season, but also available in winter, when the terrace is covered and urban mulled wine creations are on the menu.

Area:Altstadt
Rooftop bar Louis Private Rooftop Dining in Munich
9

Louis Private Rooftop Dining

$$$$ 6 Viktualienmarkt
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Cosy & charming
  • Private terrace

Used to be EMIKO Restaurant & Bar, but now home to the much more exclusive Louis Private Rooftop Dining. Only bookable upon request, the rooftop comes with a charming, neighborhood-feel terrace and an indoor dining room seating 12. Here you can enjoy a large, family style dinner, with special 'Big Cuts' and a nice selection of wines. Otherwise, visit the indoor Louis Grillroom and Sparkling Bar for fantastic meats and great drinks.

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Rooftop bar Munich

Rooftop-grade: 6/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 2,5 millions
Climate: continental

Which are the best rooftops in Munich? In Munich you will find a lot of wonderful rooftop bars to enjoy. The rooftop bars in Munich are often cozy and with good food and drinks.

As Munich is a relatively expensive city, you should expect to spend some money if you want to get the most out of your visit at one of the rooftops here.

About Munich

The capital of Bayern and with its 2.5 million inhabitants Germany's third largest city. Munich is a very popular destination that attracts crowds of tourists every year. Especially during September and October when the annual beer festival takes place in the city. People from all over the world visit the city and bowls, sings and party in true October fest spirit. In the city there are lots of attractions with the Olympic Park and its TV Tower as one of the best known. The city is also an important industrial city where most German corporations have their headquarters. Inter alia Siemens, BMW, Man AG and others.