Rooftop bars Sofia

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6 best rooftop bars in Sofia [2021 update]


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Last updated: March 11th, 2021


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.

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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 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.

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.

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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.