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Rooftop Bars Paris

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Paris Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

The Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, Sacré-Cœur... Paris is a city filled with famous landmarks, and the best way to catch them all is to head up to one of the many fantastic Paris rooftop bars. Then you can enjoy the amazing views, while also sipping some champagne. But which is the best rooftop Paris? Or the best rooftop bar near Eiffel Tower?

To help you find out, this complete guide will lead you straight to the top of the Paris rooftops, packed with all info you need about each venue: opening hours, dress code, photos, maps and much more. From fancy rooftop restaurants on top of luxurious hotels, to charming rooftop gardens. Just scroll down and find the rooftop Paris best suited for you.

The list

25 best rooftop bars in Paris

Rooftop bar Paris Sequoia Rooftop Bar in Paris

Sequoia Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 10th floor | Gaillon
  • Highlights
  • Elegant garden
  • 360° views
  • Crafted cocktails

Moments away from Opéra Garnier and the Tuileries Gardens, the modern hotel Kimpton St Honoré Paris comes with an elegant rooftop bar and garden, called Sequoia. Filled with greenery and dotted with stylish lounge sofas and dining tables, here you are surrounded with panoramic 360° views over central Paris and its iconic monuments. A bubble of relaxation high above Paris, you can visit for sunny (or shady) signature cocktails, or come at night for an intimate and candle-lit atmosphere to wine and dine.

Rooftop bar Paris Terrass'' Rooftop Bar in Paris

Terrass" Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 7th floor | Montmartre
  • Highlights
  • Mixologist cocktails
  • Lush & cozy
  • Panoramic views

One of the most cozy and sophisticated rooftop bars Paris has to offer. Located on top of the Terrass" Hôtel Montmartre, up here you get a magical panoramic view of the entire city, with many of its famous buildings as background. The terrace is lush and intimate, stylish decorated with green plants, dining tables and comfortable sofas. Visit for afternoon Tea Time, signature cocktails, or wines and spirits from all over the world. Or try the adjacent Edmond rooftop restaurant, open from breakfast to dinner.

Rooftop bar Paris Skyline Paris Lounge & Bar in Paris

Skyline Paris Lounge & Bar

$$$$ | 19th floor | La Défense
  • Highlights
  • Breathtaking views
  • Business-stylish
  • Cocktails + Tapas

Skyline Paris Lounge & Bar is found in the middle of La Défense, a major business district located three kilometres west of the city limits of Paris. So while not really in Paris, it still offers some of the very best views over the city skyline. Free and open to all nightly, this business-stylish rooftop bar serves a full range of beverages, from refreshing signature cocktails to glasses of French champagne, as well as nice selection of homemade Spanish tapas. A perfect Paris rooftop bar to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail with some absolutely amazing views.


10 Spectacular Rooftop Bars in Paris

Rooftop bar Paris Zoku Paris in Paris

Zoku Paris

$$$ | 10th floor | Porte de Clichy
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant + bar
  • Unique views
  • Urban & social

On top of the modern aparthotel Zoku Paris in the 17th arrondissement, you find a large and happening selection of rooftop spaces, surrounded with unique views over the city and the Tribunal Judiciaire de Paris. The Kindred Spirits Bar is the place to go for an energizing coffee, a beer, a delicious cocktail or just a break. For a more filling experience, the Living Kitchen Restaurant serves worldly, simple and honest dishes as breakfast, Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner. Welcoming both in-house guests as well as walk-ins, the urban, inspiring, social and friendly Zoku Rooftop is a fantastic spot to enjoy Paris from above.

Rooftop bar Paris Créatures Paris in Paris

Créatures Paris

$$$ | 8th floor | Palais Garnier
  • Highlights
  • Shopping center
  • 360-view
  • Vegetarian restaurant

For one of the best outlooks in Paris, head up to the rooftop of the Galeries Lafayette department store. Eight floors up, this terrace offers a really impressive 360° view over Paris, with the Opera House in close range and the Eiffel Tower as the stately backdrop. But not only about views, the terrace also holds a colorful and creative rooftop bar and restaurant called Créatures Paris. Opening in 2019 (replacing Le Cube Bar), they offer a 100% vegetarian menu, complemented with refreshing drinks from the cocktail bar.

Rooftop bar Paris Le Perchoir Ménilmontant in Paris

Le Perchoir Ménilmontant

$$$ | 7th floor | Ménilmontant
  • Highlights
  • 360-view
  • Rooftop bar & restaurant
  • Vibrant & trendy

Perched on top of an old industrial building, this is the original Le Perchoir rooftop Paris. Divided into two, the 7th floor floor rooftop is home to Le Bar, while the floor below holds Restaurant Le Perchoir par Adrien Cachot. The open-air rooftop terrace is both spacious, charming and natural, and offers an amazing 360-degree view over the Paris skyline. Here you can enjoy creative signature cocktails and Le Perchoir classics, served in a vibrant, festive and trendy atmosphere. Get here early to avoid waiting in line, or book a table at the 6th floor restaurant.

Rooftop bar Paris Skybar Paris in Paris

Skybar Paris

$$$$ | 32nd floor | Montparnasse
  • Highlights
  • Highest
  • Panoramic views
  • Weekend DJs

Really taking the Paris rooftop scene to new heights, the Skybar Paris is found on the 32nd floor of the Pullman Paris Montparnasse, floating 115 meters over the city. Mixing indoor seating with an alfresco terrace, this is the highest open-air bar in Paris, and unsurprisingly, the panoramic views on display are simply breathtaking. With a sleek, intimate and towards futuristic setting, the venue is inspired by the famous skybar's found in Asia, and up here you can indulge in Asian fusion dishes, as well as creative and unusual cocktails designed to set tastebuds buzzing.

Rooftop bar Paris L'Oiseau Blanc & Le Rooftop in Paris

L'Oiseau Blanc & Le Rooftop

$$$$$ | 6th floor | Arc de Triomphe
  • Highlights
  • Fine-dining restaurant
  • Rooftop bar
  • Luxurious & beautiful

On top of the Hotel The Peninsula Paris you find both a luxurious rooftop restaurant (L'Oiseau Blanc) and a fantastic rooftop bar (Le Rooftop). Both venues offer amazing and panoramic 360-degree vistas, with the Eiffel Tower as a mighty backdrop. Enjoy the very best of French cuisine in the all indoor rooftop restaurant, or grab a lounge sofa in the al-fresco rooftop garden and cocktail bar. Whatever you choose, you are in for a luxurious treat, not soon to be forgotten.

Rooftop bar Paris Laho Rooftop in Paris

Laho Rooftop

$$$ | 18th floor | Quinze-Vingts
  • Highlights
  • Breathtaking views
  • Lush & green
  • New 2020

Opening up for a third season in spring 2022, Laho is a green and lush rooftop Paris, offering some really breathtaking views over the capital skyline. Found a stone's throw from Gare de Lyon railway station, a private elevator will take you 60 meters above the hustle and bustle of the Paris streets. The exotic and unique terrace is open from Tuesday to Saturday, serving beautiful plates with seasonal and quality products, along with a fine selection of wines and classic crafted cocktails.

Rooftop bar Paris Perruche in Paris


$$$ | 9th floor | Printemps Haussmann
  • Highlights
  • Shopping center
  • 360° views
  • Lush oasis

A spacious Paris rooftop cocktail bar and restaurant, perched on the top floor of the shopping center Printemps Haussmann. Lush and garden like, with 'summerish' lounge sofas and dining tables, the rooftop terrace offers a magnificent 360° view of Paris. Open daily from noon to late night, the rooftop offers seating both at the terrace and in the stylish indoor restaurant. Enjoy fantastic cocktails, created by famous mixologist Nico de Sato, or choose from a rather short but delicious food menu.

Rooftop bar Paris Hotel Rochechouart Rooftop Bar in Paris

Hotel Rochechouart Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 9th floor | Rochechouart
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop garden
  • 360° views
  • Parisian flair

Set on the 9th floor of Hotel Rochechouart, and simply called the Rooftop Bar, this rooftop Paris is truly a hanging garden. Among plants, herbs, rustic iron tables and cosy benches, you are surrounded with amazing 360° views across Paris, including the close-by Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre rooftops. Open daily (when the weather allows), the rooftop bar offers a well-considered menu filled with Parisian flair. From crafted signature cocktails and champagne, to homemade snacks, appetizers and weekend BBQ.

Rooftop bar Paris National on the Top in Paris

Rooftop National

$$$$ | 6th floor | Temple-République
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Skyline views
  • Hidden gem

Perched on top of the Hôtel National Des Arts et Métiers in the heart of Paris, you find this lovely rooftop cocktail lounge. Opened in 2017, this is a rather small and hidden Paris rooftop gem, equipped with comfy lounge sofas and front-row bar stools to an amazing view over the Paris skyline. The Hôtel National rooftop bar doesn't serve any food, but instead offers a wide range of excellent and crafted house cocktails, along with premium selections 'on the rocks' and some wine and bubbles.

Rooftop bar Paris Khayma Rooftop at Generator in Paris

Khayma Rooftop at Generator

$$ | 9th floor | Hôpital-Saint-Louis
  • Highlights
  • Panoramic views
  • Beautiful terrace
  • Youthful & trendy

Located just steps from Canal Saint-Martin and Buttes-Chaumont Park you find the hot and trendy Khayma Rooftop. Open to all, guest at the Generator Hostel or not, the rooftop bar serves creative and crafted cocktails, wine and beer, all available at very decent prices. Offering panoramic views over the Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre, along with a youthful and trendy atmosphere, this rooftop Paris is quite often home to events like DJ-sessions and small concerts.

Rooftop bar Paris La Terrasse at Hôtel Raphael in Paris

La Terrasse at Hôtel Raphael

$$$$$ | 7th floor | Arc de Triomphe
  • Highlights
  • Luxurious
  • Champagne bar
  • Rooftop garden

La Terrasse on top of the five-star Hotel Raphael is very luxurious Paris rooftop bar, made to enjoy the best of snacking, cocktails and champagne. Located right by the Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Élysées, the views over the Eiffel Tower and Paris skyline are amazing. Lush and green, the terrace is a true hanging garden. Visit to enjoy views with crafted and delicious cocktails and the finest selections of champagne and wine, along with an elevated selection of shareables.

Rooftop bar Paris Le Perchoir Marais in Paris

Le Perchoir Marais

$$$ | 5th floor | Marais
  • Highlights
  • Stylish & chic
  • Amazing views
  • Popular night spot

One of several Le Perchoir-rooftops in Paris, this one hidden on top of the famous department store BHV MARAIS. Open since 2015, but with a brand new 'Bistrot Marseillais' decor, this very stylish and chic terrace offers some amazing views over the Paris skyline. Open nightly, the rooftop bar offers a few bar bites, but it is more a cocktail bar then anything else, with both creative and spicy signature cocktails on the menu. With a trendy-Parisian meet vibrant-Mediterranean atmosphere, Le Perchoir Marais serves up hot vibes and live DJ sets every night.

Rooftop bar Paris Canopy Paris Trocadero Rooftop Bar in Paris

Canopy Paris Trocadero Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 7th floor | Trocadero
  • Highlights
  • Lush & cosy
  • Eiffel Tower views
  • Parisian craft beers

Lush and cosy, the rooftop at Canopy Paris Trocadero is a lovely spot to enjoy panoramic views over the Paris rooftops, including the majestic Eiffel Tower. Open during the warmer season, the terrace comes with deckchairs, high tables, benches and parasols, where you can indulge in everything from cold dishes and bites, to refreshing and crafted signature cocktails. Sophisticated yet relaxing in atmosphere, this is a great rooftop Paris for an elevated respite while exploring the streets of the French capital.

Rooftop bar Paris Molitor's Rooftop in Paris

Molitor's Rooftop

$$$$ | 5th floor | Auteuil
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant & bar
  • Amazing views
  • Great ambience

Located in the south of the 16th arr., close to both Roland Garros and Parc des Princes, Molitor's Rooftop offers sun, music and cocktails in a beautiful setting. Bright and airy, with impressive views over the Paris skyline, the rooftop menu at Molitor is packed with summery stuff. From creative and crafted signature cocktails, to a fresh, tasty and organic selection of salads, ceviche, mezze, tartare, sun-drenched fruit and ice cream. Pleasant and warm in atmosphere, this is a great rooftop Paris for a sunny lunch, sunset cocktails or an al-fresco dinner with views.

Rooftop bar Paris The Shed in Paris

The Shed

$$$$ | 4th floor | Sentier
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop garden
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Rustic-chic

The Shed is a hidden and green Paris rooftop oasis, perched on top of the Hotel des Grands Boulevards in the heart of the city. The charming and rustic-chic terrace really looks and feels like a rooftop garden, equipped with comfy red and pink sofas, benches and stools, all surrounded with plants and soft lights. The cabana ooftop bar offers a nice selection of champagne and wine, but most of all a small but impressive selection of crafted cocktails. Make reservations or arrive close to opening time to secure a seat.

Rooftop bar Paris Les Ombres in Paris

Les Ombres

$$$$ | 5th floor | Eiffel Tower
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Great views
  • Romantic

A very classy and luxurious rooftop bar and restaurant, with a beautiful view of Paris and the close by majestic Eiffel Tower. The name actually means 'the shadows', coming from the shadows that the Eiffel Tower cast on the terrace. Located on top of the Musée du quai Branly, Les Ombres is open pretty much daily for lunch and dinner, serving contemporary and creative French cuisine along with fine wines and tasty cocktails. A perfect spot for a romantic rooftop dinner.

Rooftop bar Paris Mama Shelter Paris East Rooftop in Paris

Mama Shelter Paris East Rooftop

$$$ | 8th floor | Belleville–Ménilmontant
  • Highlights
  • Colorful & fun
  • Bar & restaurant

Located in the 20th arr. of Paris, the Mama Shelter East Rooftop is a vibrant and charming venue, packed with colorful dining tables, comfy lounge sofas and both a ping-pong and fossball table. Serving as both rooftop bar and restaurant, the menu includes everything from bites, salads and burgers, to refreshing and crafted cocktails, frozen ones, sangria, wine and beers. Stylish relaxing in atmosphere and welcoming to all, you can usually head up to the Mama Shelter Rooftop for drinks, bites and fun without reservations.

Rooftop bar Paris Printemps Rooftop - Terrasse du 7ème Ciel in Paris

Printemps Rooftop - Terrasse du 7ème Ciel

$$$ | 7th floor | Printemps Haussmann
  • Highlights
  • Department store rooftop
  • Panoramic views
  • Relaxing

The 7th floor of the Women's building at Printemps Haussmann has been closed to customers since the 1960s, but now houses a beautiful space for luxury vintage shopping. Best of all, it also opens up to an amazing rooftop terrace. Called Terrasse du 7ème Ciel, the open-air rooftop offers amazing panoramics over Paris, with the Eiffel Tower as a majestic focal point. Here you can enjoy everything from cooffe and tea to wine, beer, champagne and cocktails, while taking a sunny break from the department store frenzy.

Rooftop bar Paris Cafe Oz Rooftop in Paris

Cafe Oz Rooftop

$$$ | 3rd floor | Salpêtrière
  • Highlights
  • Aussie-vibes
  • Seine-views
  • Sports pub

Located right by the Seine, Cafe Oz Rooftop brings a large slice of Australia to the French capital. With 600 m2 of outdoor terrace and 500 m2 of covered space, this spacious venue offers fantastic views over the Seine and the riverside skyline. Equipped with a decor setting the Aussie-tone, and a vibrant and casual 'no worries mate' attitude, this is a perfect rooftop Paris for some relaxing drinks or a sports game on the giant screen early evening, as well as a fun and full night of DJs, live concerts and crazy parties.

Rooftop bar Paris Le Georges (at the Pompidou) in Paris

Le Georges

$$$$ | 5th floor | Centre George Pompidou
  • Highlights
  • National Art Museum
  • Restaurant & nightspot
  • Magical views

Perched on the roof of the Centre Georges-Pompidou you find this rooftop gem, working both as a fine-dining restaurant and a hot nightspot. Spacious and with a minimalist style decoration, the restaurant offers seating both on the al fresco terrace and indoors, everywhere with a breathtaking scenery of Paris. The restaurant serves modern French cusine for both lunch and dinner, and as the night wears on the rooftop is a great spot for cocktails and views with a group of friends.

Rooftop bar Paris Frame Brasserie & Rooftop in Paris

Frame Brasserie & Rooftop

$$$ | 10th floor | Eiffel Tower
  • Highlights
  • Eiffel Tower-views
  • Californian
  • Seasonal rooftop

Frame Brasserie brings a Californian touch to the heart of Paris. The stylish indoor restaurant and bar is a year-round venue, but during the warmer months you can enjoy al-fresco dining and drinks, both streetside and up at the 10th floor Frame Rooftop (or 10ème Ciel Rooftop Éphémère as it also is known). The balcony-like terrace comes with one really feature: close-up an amazing views over the majestic Eiffel Tower. Enjoy a Californian food menu influenced by subtle French flavors, as well as seasonal cocktail creations.

Rooftop bar Paris Mademoiselle Mouche in Paris

Mademoiselle Mouche

$$$ | 2nd floor | Grand Palais
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop garden
  • Eiffel Tower-views
  • DJ sets

Mademoiselle Mouche holds a lush and vibrant summer rooftop garden, set on top of the Bateaux-Mouches, right by the Seine. Equipped with comfy lounge sofas and Balinese beds, the terrace also comes with fantastic views over the Eiffel Tower and the boats passing on the Seine. Open nightly in summer, the rooftop bar serves crafted and refreshing signature cocktails, as well as wine, champagne and Bento Boxes. Packed with a stylish, vibrant and fiery atmosphere and nightly DJ sets, the hot urban garden vibes continues well into the night.

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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Rooftop bar Paris

Rooftop-grade: 8/10

Prime season: April-October

Residents: 12 millions

Climate: maritime

Which are the best rooftops in Paris? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Paris. Paris is teeming with cozy cafés, world-class restaurants and bars. And of course, the amount of rooftop bars in Paris are high as well.

The best places to drink with a view at, in this city is open virtually all year round, thanks to the Mediterranean climate. The view from the terraces is usually of and beyond the city's famous buildings and the Paris rooftops.

And the typical Paris rooftop bar usually have a drink and food menu that can make anyone happy.

Geographicly, the terrace bars here are quite scattered over large parts of the city. But most are located in close proximity to the Seine River, which flows through the city.

Considering the size of Paris and how widespread the city is, there is often quite a distance to travel between the different Paris rooftops. The easiest way is to take the subway or taxi.

Most of the best rooftop bars in Paris has a view over the city skyline and the Eiffel Tower as a magnificent backdrop. A typical terrace fits these criterias.

And if you like to find the rooftops closest to your location. Just use the map on this site.

About Paris

Paris is France's largest city and also the capital city. The city is one of the globally most important cities in the world regarding politics, technology, art, fashion and gastronomy. About 30 million tourists comes here every year making it one of the world's most visited cities. Paris is located on the River Seine and has lots of attractions and historic buildings. For example, one you see the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Champs-Elysees, the Louvre, Notre Dame, etc.

Food, drink and party on rooftop bars in Paris

France and Paris is world renowned for its excellent food and superb wines. And the rooftop bars in Paris is no exception. In many of the rooftop bars in Paris you can eat good food with a wide selection of both wines, beers and cocktails. Foremost, the classic French small dishes are served, but in many rooftop bars in Paris you can also get the classic bar bites such as burgers, salads and so on. Most rooftops in Paris are a little bit more calm and relaxed. So for those who like party it’s best to visit the rooftop bars before the party to charge up with drinks, and then get out into the Paris night right after.

Alltitude and views from the rooftop bars in Paris

As with many other European cities, Paris is a fairly low-built city. This results in many of Paris rooftop bars being located at a relatively low height. Despite this, you can get absolutely breathtaking views across Paris and its surroundings from some of the roof terraces. Often, with the Eiffel Tower as the main point of view. Some of Paris rooftop bars can boast a 360-degree view, but it is not very common here.

Other attractions in Paris

Paris is a metropolis with its famous attractions. Here you can visit historical buildings such as Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triumph, Champs Elysee etc. If you like art, some of the world's most famous paintings are to be found here. Or how about one of the world's most famous paintings - the Mona Lisa. If you like sports, one of the world's best football teams plays here. Paris Saint Germain who play their home games at the Parc des Prince. For people that already been here and seen it all, it is usually Paris restaurants that’s the main focus. Here there are lots of fantastic restaurants and super cozy cafés.

Flights and hotels in Paris

Paris-Charles De Gaulle is a gigantic airport which is located in the outskirts of Paris. Several planes take off and land here every minute. The city's popularity and the major airport makes it very easy and convenient to get here by air. The same goes with hotels. There are both super luxury, sophisticated and picturesque places to stay at. Many of the hotels also have cool roof terraces with views over Paris and its surroundings. Book your hotel in Paris directly on our website and take advantage of some of the lowest prices and best deals. And here's a list of the best hotels in Paris with a view