Complete guide

Rooftop Bars Phnom Penh

2024 update
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Country Cambodia
Currency Cambodian riel
Best time to visit Year round
Rooftop grade 8/10
Rooftop Bar Phnom Penh
Courtesy of Sora Skybar

Phnom Penh Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

Nicknamed the 'Pearl of Asia', Phnom Penh offers a beautiful mix of colonial French architecture and a modern skyline, creating both a great diversity of Phnom Penh rooftop bars, as well as lovely views.

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

Sitting at the junction of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers, this buzzing city comes with plenty of sky-high places to dine and drink with water and city views. Just scroll down and find the Phnom Penh rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

13 best rooftop bars in Phnom Penh

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh The Deck at Courtyard Phnom Penh in Phnom Penh

The Deck at Courtyard Phnom Penh

$$$ | 19th floor | Khan Doun Penh
  • Highlights
  • Relaxing
  • Panoramic views
  • Rooftop pool

Situated in the city center, the contemporary and stylish Courtyard by Marriott offers one of the most impressive rooftop experiences Phnom Penh has to offer. The top floor terrace holds a glittering rooftop pool, where guests staying at the hotel can spend days swimming and relaxing with panoramic views. Towards sunset, The Deck rooftop bar opens to all, and is pretty much the perfect spot to unwind after a long day, with creative cocktails, spirits, wine & beer, complemented with light food.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh Le Moon Rooftop in Phnom Penh

Le Moon Rooftop

$$$ | 5th floor | Khan Doun Penh
  • Highlights
  • Spacious
  • River views
  • Romantic

Opened in 2010, Le Moon is one of the original Phnom Penh rooftop bars. Set five floors above the riverside, the lush and spacious terrace comes with comfy sofas, lounge chairs and scenic 270-degree views of the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers. A popular spot among both locals and visitors, the rooftop menu includes a wide palette of original and classic cocktails, mocktails, wines and beers, as well as a generous food menu.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh Sora Skybar in Phnom Penh

Sora Skybar

$$$$ | 37th floor | Khan Doun Penh
  • Highlights
  • Cool & trendy
  • Breathtaking views
  • Luxurious

Perched on the 37th floor of the Vattanac Capital building, Sora Skybar is a truly unique venue to enjoy the city from high above. Part luxurious interior bar and stylish whisky bar, the prime feature of Sora is the cantilevered outside terrace. Surrounded with some breathtaking panoramics over the Cambodian capital, up here you can indulge in curated signature cocktails, top shelf spirits, a fine selection of wine, as well as tasty bites, served in a trendy and cosmopolitan atmopshere.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh HighGround Sky Bar in Phnom Penh

HighGround Sky Bar

$$$$ | 25-26th floor | Sangkat
  • Highlights
  • Modern & elegant
  • 360° views
  • Cosmopolitan

Located in stylish BKK1, HighGround Sky Bar is a prime Phnom Penh rooftop, aiming to provide the ultimate sensorial experience. Modern and elegant, HighGround holds both an interior bar on the 25th floor, as well as an open-air terrace on the 26th floor, with breathtaking 360° views over Phnom Penh. The rooftop offers a creative international menu filled with both Asian and Western cuisine, as well as crafted signature cocktails, premium whiskey, refined wine and local brews.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh Celeste Revolving Skybar & Restaurant in Phnom Penh

Celeste Revolving Skybar & Restaurant

$$$$ | 43rd floor | Chamkar Mon
  • Highlights
  • Special evenings
  • 360° views
  • Revolving

Floating on top of The Penthouse Residence, Celeste is not only one of the the highest rooftop bars in Phnom Penh, but also the world’s first revolving skybar. The stylish and dual level terrace mixes dining tables and comfy lounge spots, and since it is revolving, you are guaranteed amazing and panoramic 360° views over the city. Made for special evenings above PP, here you can indulge in an international selection of bites and dishes, complemented with creative signature cocktails, bubbles and other refreshing drinks.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh Lantern Rooftop Bar in Phnom Penh

Lantern Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 6th floor | Sangkat
  • Highlights
  • Modern lounge
  • Chic
  • Live DJs & bands

Tucked away on top of the Baitong Hotel & Resort Phnom Penh, Lantern Rooftop Bar is a chic and charming venue to eat, drink and feel the breeze. At this spacious and contemporary lounge, filled with comfy daybeds and cabanas, you can explore a selection of craft signature cocktails and classics with a twist, complemented with wines, spirits and small bites. Most evenings inckude local and international DJs & live bands.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh Juniper Gin Bar in Phnom Penh

Juniper Gin Bar

$$$ | 12th floor | Khan Doun Penh
  • Highlights
  • Classy
  • Panoramic views
  • Specialty gins

Set on the 12th floor of the Point Boutique Hotel, high above Riverside, Juniper Gin Bar brings you classy rooftop vibes and equally classy drinks. Elegant and lush, the lovely terrace comes surrounded with golden frames and panoramic views of the Phnom Penh skyline and Tonle Sap River. Here you can choose from more than 20 types of specialty gins from around the world, complemented with traditional and creative cocktails, as well as wine, draft beer and delicious wood fired pizzas.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh Sundown Social Club in Phnom Penh

Sundown Social Club

$$ | 3rd floor | Toul Tom Poung
  • Highlights
  • Funky & relaxing
  • Colorful
  • Tropicana cocktails

Located in Phnom Penh's hip Toul Tom Poung district, three floors above the buzzing Russian Market, Sundown Social Club is a chilled-out and trendy rooftop bar & kitchen. Charming and bohemian-whimsical in decoration, the terrace mixes rattan lounge chairs and potted palms with plenty of color and lovely views over the market and city skyline. A prime spot to watch the sun set and enjoy signature tropicana cocktails, craft beer & cider on tap, along with a punchy selection of bar bites.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh Eclipse Sky Bar in Phnom Penh

Eclipse Sky Bar

$$$ | 23rd floor | Sangkat
  • Highlights
  • Vibrant & trendy
  • 360° views
  • Live bands & DJs

Floating on the 23rd floor of the Phnom Penh Tower, Eclipse Sky Bar is an elevated and award-winning nightlife venue, surrounded with amazing 360° views over the city landmarks. The rooftop menu includes a wide selection of classic and signature cocktails, house wines and local beers, as well as Asian and Western bites. Open nightly, Eclipse Sky Bar is a prime spot for happy hour sunset drinks, but the rooftop sure also know how to throw a proper party.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh Cloud 9 Skybar in Phnom Penh

Cloud 9 Skybar

$$$ | 9th floor | Khan Doun Penh
  • Highlights
  • Colorful
  • Panoramic views
  • Rooftop pool

Located just two blocks from Tonle Sap River, the modern SUN & MOON Urban Hotel offers a rooftop made for both daytime and evening fun. Guests staying at the hotel can relax and swim with a view in the fantastic rooftop infinity pool, and as the sun starts to set, Cloud 9 Skybar opens and all are welcome to enjoy the amazing panoramics over the Phnom Penh skyline. Colorful and trendy in decoration, the rooftop bar offers a wide selection of creative house cocktails and 'around-the-world' dishes, in a chic yet chill-out atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh Organic Skybar at Palace Gate Hotel & Resort in Phnom Penh

Organic Skybar at Palace Gate Hotel & Resort

$$$$ | 3rd floor | Khan Doun Penh
  • Highlights
  • Elegant
  • Royal Palace views
  • Lush terrace

Found at the Palace Gate Hotel & Resort, Organic Skybar is an elegant rooftop where you can enjoy some very special Phnom Penh views. Lush and beautifully natural, the terrace comes with lots of greenery and charming wicker furniture, where you can look straight out onto the Royal Palace. Amazing to watch during sunset, but equally impressive as the palace is illuminated at night. To go with the views, you can enjoy innovative cocktails, exotic drinks, wine and delectable tapas.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh 5 Drunk Men in Phnom Penh

5 Drunk Men

$$$ | 4th floor | Khan Doun Penh
  • Highlights
  • Relaxed
  • River views
  • Craft beers

Set on the fourth floor of a building along Preah Sisowath Quay at the Riverside, 5 Drunk Men is a chill-out rooftop bar offering a great mix of drinks, food and views. While it's by no means the highest rooftop in PP, the terrace still comes with a fantastic and unobstructed view of the Tonle Sap River and the riverside skyline. In a relaxing and friendly atmosphere, here you can enjoy one of the largest selections of craft beer in Cambodia, complemented with lip-smacking cocktails and a wide array of bar food.

Rooftop bar Phnom Penh Vehaa Restaurant & Bar in Phnom Penh

Vehaa Restaurant & Bar

$$$ | 9th floor | Sangkat
  • Highlights
  • Tropical garden
  • Panoramic views
  • Contemporary

Highly lush and highly natural, Vehaa Restaurant & Bar really feels like a comfy and tropical garden in the sky. A garden with a rooftop pool, and panoramic views over Phnom Penh. This open concept restaurant and rooftop bar serves a contemporary selection of international food, as well as a wide array of refreshing cocktails, wine, beers and other drinks. Relaxing but still with a fashionable vibe, Vehaa is a venue where you can enjoy a romantic couples dinner, or a cool night out with friends.

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 Phnom Penh

Rooftop-grade: 8/10

Prime season: all year

Residents: 2,3 millions

Climate: tropical wet & dry

Which is the best rooftop bar Phnom Penh? This guide will help you find out, taking you to both charming rooftop terraces overlooking the rivers, and sky-high rooftop lounges with amazing skyline views.

Phnom Penh holds a range of great rooftops, and is also blessed with a climate made for year-round alfresco fun. Many of the more stylish rooftops are found at top class hotels, where you can swim with a view during the day, and sip fine drinks at night. But there are also plenty of more relaxed venues, starting with sunset sessions and continuing into vibrant nights.

About Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is the capital and most populous city of Cambodia. Nicknamed the 'Pearl of Asia' for its early 20th century colonial French architecture, the city also has a more modern downtown, creating a lovely mix. Set on the the banks of the Tonlé Sap, Mekong, and Bassac Rivers, this buzzing city is a popular destination filled with culture, restaurants and night life.