Complete guide

Rooftop Bars Penang

2024 update
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Country Malaysia
Currency Malaysian ringgit
Best time to visit Year round
Rooftop grade 6/10
Rooftop Bar Penang
Courtesy of Gravity, Rooftop Bar

Penang Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

Known as the Pearl Of The Orient, Penang is one of the most popular destinations in Malaysia. Offering beautiful beaches and hills, here you also find a rich architecture and world-famous cuisine, perfect to taste and see from one of the Penang rooftop bars.

This complete guide will lead you straight to the most elevated venues, packed with all info you need: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more to every rooftop bar Penang worth a visit.

While part of Penang is set on the Malay Peninsula, most famous is Penang Island, where you find the capital and UNESCO World Heritage city George Town. This is also where most of the Penang sky bars are located. Just scroll down and find the rooftop bar Penang best suited for you.

The list

6 best rooftop bars in Penang

Rooftop bar Three Sixty Revolving Restaurant & Rooftop Bar in Penang

Three Sixty Revolving Restaurant & Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 17th floor | George Town
  • Highlights
  • Innovative cocktails
  • 360° views
  • Peranakan cuisine

Found on top of the Bayview Hotel, Three Sixty offers a fantastic and dual rooftop setting, including both the only revolving restaurant & the largest alfresco bar in Malaysia. Surrounded with breathtaking 360° views over George Town, here you can enjoy world-famous and authentic Peranakan cuisine in the dining room that revolves 360 degrees per hour, along with playful and innovative cocktails, cold beers and fine wines at the spacious outdoor rooftop bar. All you need for a truly memorable George Town night.

Rooftop bar Gravity, Rooftop Bar in Penang

Gravity, Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 24th floor | George Town
  • Highlights
  • Stylish
  • 360° views
  • Infinity pool

Floating above George Town, Gravity Rooftop Bar brings a large slice of cosmopolitan flair to Penang. Equipped with everything you would expect from a prime rooftop, the multi-level venue holds a plush interior lounge with panoramic windows, a glowing outdoor sky bar, plenty of comfy loungers and a rooftop infinty pool. All framed by panoramic views of Penang. The rooftop bar is open daily to all, serving a fine selection of spirits, wines, and cocktails, complemented with light meals and snacks.

Rooftop bar Attic 23 Rooftop Bar in Penang

Attic 23 Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 23rd floor | George Town
  • Highlights
  • Urban
  • 360° views
  • Restaurant & bar

Perched on top of the The Granite Luxury Hotel Penang, Attic 23 Rooftop Bar offers an urban-lush and stylish setting to enjoy amazing and panoramic 360° views over George Town and beyond. Both rooftop bar and restaurant, the Attic 23 menu includes a wide selection of international cuisine, as well as crafted cocktails, wine and beer. Visit for sunset cocktails, a stylish dinner, or a fun night out with friends, usually highlighted with live performances during weekends.

Rooftop bar Spink In The Sky in Penang

Spink In The Sky

$$$ | 6th floor | Ayer Itam
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop tents
  • 360° views
  • Steamboat restaurant

Spink In The Sky is quite a unique rooftop destination, located on top of the Deview Hotel Penang. Mixing a lush and airy interior lounge with an equally nature friendly terrace, dotted with beautiful tents, the rooftop offers spectacular close-ups of the famous Kek Lok Si Temple. Branded as 'a steamboat restaurant located on a rooftop', here you can dip everything from veggies and seafood to pork and meat in the hot-pots, as well as enjoy classic and soju cocktails.

Rooftop bar DSRT SKY ROOM in Penang


$$$ | 31st floor | George Town
  • Highlights
  • Highest
  • Panoramic views
  • Unpretentious

DSRT is the highest hotel bar in George Town, located on the 31st floor of the modern The Wembley Hotel. With both a cozy indoor lounge and an outdoor terrace, the rooftop comes surrounded with amazing panoramic views of Penang Island. Stylish yet unpretentious in setting, DSRT SKY ROOM offers a quite classic rooftop menu, including cocktails, sparkling drinks, fine wines, spirits and beers, complemented with a set of bar bites.

Rooftop bar Satellite Restaurant & Bar in Penang

Satellite Restaurant & Bar

$$$ | 25th floor | Bayan Lepas
  • Highlights
  • Indoor-outdoor
  • Sea views
  • Live music

Perched on top of Lexis Suites Penang in Bayan Lepas, Satellite Restaurant & Bar offers a multi-level and indoor-outdoor rooftop setting to enjoy magnificent views of the seamagnificent views of the sea. The main part of the rooftop is the 'capsuled' interior, but you can also take the stairs down to the spacious alfresco terrace below, where the magnificent ocean view is complemented with a fresh ocean breeze. Chill out with friends and family over drinks and enjoy live music by local bands.

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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City info

Rooftop bar Penang

Rooftop-grade: 6/10

Prime season: all year

Residents: 1,8 millions

Climate: tropical rainforest

Which is the best rooftop bar Penang? This Malaysian state, located on the northwest coast, is one part on the Malay Peninsula, and one part on Penang Island. This is where most of the rooftop bars are found.

Especially in the UNESCO World Heritage and capital city George Town, where British colonial buildings are mixed with modern skyscrapers, creating a great display to view from above. Preferably with a drink in hand, at one of the Penang rooftop bars.

About Penang

Penang is a state in Malaysia, mostly famous for the Penang Island, which is a popular tourist destination. Here you find a great nature, including beaches and hills, but also rich heritage and architecture, modern entertainment, and the world-famous Penang cuisine.