Complete guide

Rooftop Bars Sofia

2024 update
Bulgaria Flag
Country Bulgaria
Currency Bulgarian lev
Best time to visit May - September
Rooftop grade 7/10
Rooftop Bar Sofia
Courtesy of Kitchen 59 Rooftop

Sofia Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

The ultimate guide to help you find the best rooftop bar Sofia, packed with all info you need about each venue: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more.

What can you expect from the best Sofia rooftops? Apart from fantastic views over the historical buildings and the surrounding Vitosha Mountain, also a high standard in service, food and drinks, as many of the Sofia rooftop bars are quite elegant, and some of the more luxurious venues in the city. From sky-high rooftop lounges to an exclusive rooftop beach bar. So, which is the best rooftop bar Sofia? Just scroll down and find the Sofia rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

7 best rooftop bars in Sofia

Rooftop bar Sofia The Scene Rooftop Bar & Terrace in Sofia

The Scene Rooftop Bar & Terrace

$$$$ | 7th floor | Sofia Center
  • Highlights
  • Landmark views
  • Creative cocktails
  • Elegant yet cozy

Opened during 2020, The Scene Rooftop Bar & Terrace has quickly become one of the true hot-spots in Sofia to enjoy elevated hours of food, drinks and views. Found on top of the Hyatt Regency, here you can enjoy panoramic views over the city and mountains, as well as picture-perfect vistas towards the famous Cathedral Saint Aleksandar Nevski. The Scene serves a menu filled with Mediterranean delights, but most impressive is the creative cocktail selection, inspired by both Sofia, as well as glamorous locations around Europe and the Middle East.

Rooftop bar Sofia Kitchen 59 Rooftop in Sofia

Kitchen 59 Rooftop

$$$ | 9th floor | Hipodruma
  • Highlights
  • 360° views
  • Artisan cocktails
  • Fun & relaxed

Kitchen59 is truly a happening venue, with hotel, restaurant, campus and co-working spaces inside the same building. Best of all, it also comes topped with a fantastic Sofia rooftop bar. Perched on the 9th floor, the rooftop comes with a colorful and whimsical indoor lounge, leading out to a spacious open-air terrace where you are surrounded with spectacular views over Sofia and Vitosha mountain. Up here you can enojy a wide variety of artisan cocktails, as well as a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Perfect to meet new people while enjoying the best of drinks and views.

Rooftop bar Sofia Sense Hotel Rooftop Bar in Sofia

Sense Hotel Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 9th floor | Sofia Center
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Panoramic views
  • Elegant yet relaxing

Perched on top of the Sense Hotel, Sense Rooftop Bar Sofia offers fantastic views and a great atmosphere in the heart of town. Stylish and modern in setting, the spacious terrace is surrounded with panoramic and retractable windows, opening up to amazing views over the city, including the Aleksandar Nevski Cathedral. Home to both rooftop bar and the Sense Gastro Bar restaurant, up here you can enjoy crafted house cocktails and a premium spirits & wine collection, as well as fresh and nutritionally balanced dishes for dinner.


7 Spectacular Rooftop Bars in Sofia

Rooftop bar Sofia Ozone Skybar & Lounge in Sofia

Ozone Skybar & Lounge

$$$$ | 29th floor | Sofia Center
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Modern lounge
  • Crafted cocktails & food

Ozone Skybar & Lounge offers a modern, trendy and sky-high experience from an elevated position on top of the Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia. The 29th floor location results in some exceptional views, and you can see all of Sofia and the nearby Vitosha Mountain. Stylish and modern in setting, the venue is mostly covered, but do come with a retractable roof, letting the sun in when the weather allows. Serving a large selection of crafted bites and drinks, the rooftop is open daily for an upscale lounge-vibe surrounded with great music.

Rooftop bar Sofia Cabana Rooftop Beach Bar in Sofia

Cabana Rooftop Beach Bar

$$$$ | 5th floor | Poligona
  • Highlights
  • Daytime relaxation / Night time vibes
  • Amazing 360-views
  • Rooftop pool

Found on top of the Walltopia building in Poligona, Cabana is an exclusive and multifaceted rooftop bar Sofia, offering a mix of daytime poolside relaxation and happening night time vibes. Equipped with everything from a spacious roof deck and a rooftop bar, to a rooftop pool, comfy loungers and bean bags, this is truly summer hot-spot. And then we haven't even mentioned the amazing 360-degree views over Sofia and its surroundings. Tthe only Moet & Chandon bar in Sofia, and a place to enjoy ´la dolce vitae'.

Rooftop bar Sofia The Corner Piano Bar & Dinner in Sofia

The Corner Piano Bar & Dinner

$$$ | 8th floor | Lozenets
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Vibrant nights

Found on top of the Lozenets business center at the corner of Nikola Vaptsarov Blvd and Cherni Vrah Blvd, The Corner is a multi-level venue for lunch, dinner, drinks and party with a view in Sofia. The long outdoor terrace offers panoramic views over the city, mountains, Loven Park and South Park. Open from early lunch to late night / early morning, you can visit to enjoy the view with some relaxing food and drinks, or together with a vibrant nightly atmosphere and some of the best DJs in Bulgaria.

Rooftop bar Sofia XS Tower Sky Bar in Sofia

XS Tower Sky Bar

$$$ | 6th floor | G.K Sofia Park
  • Highlights
  • Weekday public / Weekend private events
  • Fantastic views

XS Tower Sky Bar is a modern rooftop terrace, available to both the public and for private events. Equipped with a spacious indoor lounge, as well as a lovely open-air terrace, the rooftop comes surrounded with charming and fantastic views over the surroundings. Open every weekday to the public, this is the perfect venue for a relaxing after work continuing to a vibrant night, with the rooftop bar serving a variety of refreshments, break snacks and beverages. During weekends, the space is reserved for private events.

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.

Sofia Rooftop Map
You may also like
10 best rooftop bars for a beautiful sunset
10 best rooftop bars for a beautiful sunset
7 proven tips for the ultimate rooftop experience
7 proven tips for the ultimate rooftop experience
Rooftop Pools in the world
Swim at the best rooftop pools in the world
Amazing hotels with rooftop bar
9 amazing hotels with rooftop bar
Rooftop bars Paris
Complete guide
22 best rooftop bars Paris
Rooftop bars Berlin
Complete guide
10 best rooftop bars Berlin
Rooftop bars Budapest
Complete guide
10 best rooftop bars Budapest
Rooftop bars Prague
Complete guide
9 best rooftop bars Prague
Timeless watches for timeless views
City info

Rooftop bar Sofia

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: May-Sept

Residents: 1.5 millions

Climate: humid continental

Which is the best rooftop bar Sofia? This complete guide will help you find the all the top rooftop bars in Sofia. The capital and largest city in Bulgaria comes with both a lot of history and a cool location in a valley at the foot of the Vitosha mountain. This means that the city rooftops offer fantastic views over both the historical buildings, as well as panoramic over the surrounding mountains.

With cold winters, the Sofia rooftop season is mainly limited to the spring and summer season. At least for the alfresco dining and drinking, but most of the venues also offer indoor lounges. Often some of the more upscale and elegant places in town, the Sofia rooftop bars serve high quality food and drinks in a trendy atmosphere.

About Sofia

Sofia is Bulgaria's capital and also the largest city in the country. Surrounded by mountainsides, it is the third highest European capital after Andorra la Vella and Madrid. An old city filled with history, there are many landmarks to explore. This, along with retreats in the Vitosha mountain, make Sofia a popular tourist destination.