Rooftop bars Porto

Complete guide to the 11 best rooftop bars in Porto [2020 update]

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Last updated: August 3rd, 2020

What do you need to mix beautiful views over Porto with some sun and a nice coaktail? Easy, you need a Porto rooftop bar. Luckily enough, this complete guide will lead you straight to the rooftop Porto you are looking for and deserve. Packed with all info you need about each venue: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. Porto is a real gem along the Atlantic coast line in Portugal, and here you can find both luxurious rooftop restaurants and more charming and lush terrace. The one thing they all have in common is service of the famous Port wine. So, which is the best rooftop Porto? Just scroll down and find the Porto rooftop bar best suited for you.

Or use the Porto rooftop map in the top right corner.

Area:Vila Nova de Gaia
Rooftop bar Terrace Lounge 360º in Porto
1

Terrace Lounge 360º

$$$ Largo Miguel Bombarda 23
  • Highlights
  • 4th floor
  • Summer lunch
  • 360-view
  • Great atmosphere

Perched on top of Espaço Porto Cruz, a space developed to celebrate the culture of port wine. Located just of Luís I Bridge, on the Vila Nova de Gaia side, the space offers wine shop, tasting rooms, restaurant and a lovely cocktail bar and rooftop terrace. Modern in decor, with comfy lounge sofas and a fantastic 360º view over the Douro River and the Porto and Gaia riverfronts, the rooftop bar offers innovative ways to taste the Port wine. All in a great and vibrant lounge atmosphere.

Area:Bolhão
Rooftop bar LIFT Rooftop ViaCatarina in Porto
2

LIFT Rooftop ViaCatarina

$$$ Rua Santa Catarina 312 a 350
  • Highlights
  • 14th floor
  • Fantastic views
  • Live DJs
  • Vibrant

Found on the 14th floor of the ViaCatarina Shopping car park, LIFT Rooftop offers a beautiful setting and some of the very best views found in all of Porto. Open daily during the warmer season, this rooftop Porto works as both a bar and restaurant, with a menu that includes a range of light meals, as well as several creative cocktails and other refreshing drinks. Most famous for however the vibrant music program, with live DJs keeping the atmoshphere high from Wednesday to Sunday.

Area:Bolhão
Rooftop bar RoofTop Sta. Catarina in Porto
3

RoofTop Sta. Catarina

$$$ Rua de Fernandes Tomás 508
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Summer vibes
  • Trendy
  • Weekend DJs

Offering a great combo of drinks, food, vibes and views during the summer months, this rooftop Porto is set on top of the La Vie shopping mall. Trendy and summerish in decoration, the terrace is open daily and comes with fine views over the Porto rooftops. The RoofTop Sta. Catarina menu includes a wide range of both food and drinks, from salads and boards of cheeses and sausages, to signature cocktails and refreshing sangrias. Fun and friendly in service and atmosphere, and filled with music pretty much every day of the week.

Area:Bolhão
Rooftop bar 17º Restaurante & Bar in Porto
4

17º Restaurante & Bar

$$$$ R. de Guedes de Azevedo 179
  • Highlights
  • 17th floor
  • Restaurant
  • Panoramic views
  • Signature cocktails

150 meters up at the Hotel Dom Henrique Downtown, this Porto rooftop bar and restaurant comes with a completely fabulous view over the city. Modern, stylish and all-year indoor space, the best time is of course when the weather is nice and the outdoor terrace is open. Or terraces, as there is both a restaurant-level and a bar-level terrace. At the 17º Restaurante you can enjoy authentic and masterful dishes from the Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine, while the 17º Rooftop Bar offers a large selection of crafted cocktails and wines.

Area:Foz
Rooftop bar Duoro Sky Lounge in Porto
5

Duoro Sky Lounge

$$$ Alameda de Basílio Teles 29
  • Highlights
  • 5th floor
  • Lovely views
  • Indoor + Outdoor
  • Vibrant

Located at hotel Vincci Porto, set right by the river, Duoro Sky Lounge offers al-fresco vibes and views all summer long. Bright, open and natural in setting, the summer terrace comes with comfy lounge sofas, bar stools and a cool rooftop bar, where you can order from a varied menu of crafted cocktails, refreshing sangrias and tasty bites. Open daily from around noon to midnight, this Porto rooftop bar comes with a vibrant atmosphere and quite a busy event-schedule.

Area:Bolhão
Rooftop bar PortoBello Rooftop Restaurant & Bar in Porto
6

PortoBello Rooftop Restaurant & Bar

$$$ Av. Rodrigues De Freitas 427
  • Highlights
  • 8th floor
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Sunset views
  • Modern lounge

Located on top of Hotel Premium Porto Downtown, from this stunning roof terrace you can see virtually all the famous monuments of Porto. Modern and stylishly decorated with comfortable sofas and sun loungers, PortoBello is both a rooftop lounge and a Portuguese restaurant serving lunch and dinner, with good and qualitative Portuguese cuisine and a very wide range of different wines. Very calm and harmonious in atmosphere, and a great spot for a relaxing cocktail around sunset.

Area:Aliados
Rooftop bar Graça Rooftop Bar in Porto
7

Graça Rooftop Bar

$$$ R. do Dr. Magalhães Lemos 83
  • Highlights
  • 4th floor
  • Casual
  • Live music + events
  • Lovely views

A casual and charming Porto rooftop, located on top of the Rivoli Cinema Hostel, right in the heart of town. Set over two floors, with both indoor lounge and an outdoor terrace, where comfy sofas and chairs are complemented with plants and a lovely view over the city rooftops. With an 'all-are-welcome' atmosphere, Graça Rooftop Bar serves drinks, views and often live music nightly from Wednesday to Sunday. The regular menu, filled with refreshing cocktails, Douro wines and some snacks, is also complemented with Sunday BBQs.

Area:Vila Nova de Gaia
Rooftop bar VINUM Restaurant & Wine Bar in Porto
8

VINUM Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$$$ Rua do Agro 141
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Beautiful view
  • Charming setting
  • Large selection of wines

Located at Graham's Port Lodge, VINUM Restaurant & Wine Bar might not offer the highest Porto rooftop bar, but it sure is one of the more charming. Surrounded with greenery, the Wine Bar terrace comes with some fantastic views over the city of Porto, the Douro River and the unique Dom Luís I Bridge. Not surprising, the rooftop features a careful selection of wines, but also a menu with lighter meals and sharing plates. Combine your visit to the Wine Bar terrace with a lunch or dinner at the VINUM Restaurant for the complete ezperience.

Area:Lordelo do Ouro
Rooftop bar Ontop at HF Ipanema Park in Porto
9

Ontop at HF Ipanema Park

$$$ R. de Serralves 124
  • Highlights
  • 15th floor
  • Rooftop pool
  • Fantastic views
  • Nightly open to all

Exclusive terrace and rooftop pool for guests during the day, but at night all are welcome to enjoy the rooftop fun Ontop at the HF Ipanema Park. With fantastic views over Porto and the Douro River, this rooftop Porto comes packed with good music and a vibrant atmosphere. Famous for its wide range of tasty signature cocktails, the menu also includes the 'regulars' like wine and beer.

Area:Bolhão
Rooftop bar Rooftop at Porto Coliseum Hotel in Porto
10

Rooftop at Porto Coliseum Hotel

$$$ R. de Passos Manuel 135
  • Highlights
  • 6th floor
  • Casual & relaxing
  • Sunset views

Located in the heart of Porto, the newly renovated Porto Coliseum Hotel comes with a lovely rooftop terrace, offering grand views over downtown. Serving rooftop breakfast for guests staying at the hotel every morning, the Porto Coliseum rooftop is also open for all to enjoy bites and drinks most nights of the week. Casual and relaxing in setting and atmosphere, the rooftop bar offers a menu including classic cocktails, Port wine and champagne, as well as a nice selection of tapas-style bites.

Area:Boavista
Rooftop bar AUGE Porto in Porto
11

AUGE Porto

$$$$ Av. da Boavista 1269
  • Highlights
  • 19th floor
  • Restaurant + Cocktail bar
  • Michelin-starred chef
  • Port wine cocktails

On top of the five-star Porto Palacio Hotel & Spa you used to find the VIP Lounge. But during 2020, the venue turned into AUGE Porto, which is both a restaurant, a wine cellar and a rooftop cocktail bar. To some fantastic views over Porto, AUGE serves signature dishes by Michelin-starred Chef André Silva, complemented with an impressive wine list. Or you just head to the rooftop cockatil bar, where you can enjoy a range of signature cocktails based on Port wine.

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Rooftop bar Porto

Rooftop-grade: 7/10
Prime season: May - Oct
Residents: 1,4 millions
Climate: Mediterranean

Which are the best rooftops in Porto? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Porto. When it comes to rooftop bars in Porto, there are a lot of good ones. Most of the terrace bars here are located at hotels - usually the more luxurious hotels.

From the rooftops in the city, you often get a magical view of the Porto skyline, the sea and the river Douros.

Regarding special drinks that is known in Porto, the Port wine stands out as the special one at most the bars. But of course, the most classic cocktails are also available.

Most of the rooftop bars in Porto are equipped with comfortable lounge furnitures and smaller restaurants. The heights of the terraces variable from anywhere from the 2nd to 15th floor, resulting in the outlook and the views you get from the rooftops can vary a lot.

So carefully check out what suits you best. Is it good food, delicious drinks, magnificent views or party atmosphere?

All information about Porto’s rooftop bars can be found under each rooftopt. Here we list opening hours, dress code, price range, food, pictures, information, social media links, map, website, hotel reservation and comments from TripAdvisor.

About Porto

Porto is Portugal's second largest city with 1.4 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area. The city is located in the north of Portugal, just where the great river Douros flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Porto has long been an important port city with lots of exports and imports. Until 2001, the city was one of Europe's cultural capitals. Porto has primarily become known through the production of the famous wine - Port Wine. Port wine is exported to dozens of countries worldwide. Other stuff that the city is famous for is their football team FC Porto, which won the Champions League in 2004 and often boasts itself as the Portuguese champions.