Rooftop bars St Petersburg

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6 best rooftop bars in St Petersburg [2021 update]


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Last updated: August 25th, 2020


So, which is the best rooftop bar in St Petersburg? This guide will help you find out, packed with all info you need about each roof terrace. Opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more.

Classic and beautiful architecture is a famous characteristic for St Petersburg, and all of these fantastic buildings look even better from a Saint Petersburg rooftop. Preferably with some sun in your face and a cocktail in hand. Just scroll down and find the St Petersburg rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Rooftop bar HI SO Terrace in St. Petersburg

HI SO Terrace

$$$$ | 7th floor | Saint Isaac's Cathedral
  • Highlights
  • Lounge feel
  • Panoramic views
  • Newly redesigned

What used to be W St. Petersburg is since 2018 instead So Sofitel St Petersburg. And just like its predecessor, So Sofitel also offers an amazing rooftop bar, called HI SO Terrace. Located just around the corner from Saint Isaac's Cathedral, the views over this majestic building are great, complimented with panoramics over almost all of the Saint Petersburg skyline. A trendy spot for sky-high vibes and famous DJs, but also a place to enjoy gourmet food and a relaxing cocktail.

Rooftop bar Gastronomika in St. Petersburg


$$$ | 6th floor | Vladimirsky
  • Highlights
  • Fantastic views
  • Restaurant + Bar
  • Chic design

Found in the historic center of St. Petersburg, Gastronomika is a vibrant rooftop restaurant and bar, perched on top of the Olympic Plaza shopping mall. Mixing indoor lounge and outdoor terrace, as well as natural overtones with elements of color and festivity, the rooftop offers fantastic views over the St. Petersburg rooftops and the Nevsky Prospekt. Here you can enjoy a wide-ranging and tasty menu of interesting and trendy international cuisine, an impressive selection of wines other drinks from the sky bar.

Rooftop bar Rterrace in St. Petersburg


$$$ | 6th floor | Saint Isaac's Cathedral
  • Highlights
  • Stylish
  • Saint Isaac's Cathedral views
  • Great ambience

On top of the Renaissance St. Petersburg Baltic Hotel, located in the heart of downtown, you find this stylish summertime rooftop lounge and restaurant. The terrace comes equipped with comfy lounge sofas and dining tables, as well as some fantastic views over the close by Saint Isaac's Cathedral and the city rooftops. The Rterrace menu includes both a nice set of drinks, from refreshing cocktails and fine wines to tea and coffee, as well as a mix of local and international dishes, all served in a great and sophisticated atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Roof 18 in St. Petersburg

Roof 18

$$$ | 6th floor | Sampsoniyevskiy Bridge
  • Highlights
  • Fantastic views
  • Restaurant + Bar
  • Vibrant weekends

Roof 18 is both a trendy loft-style restaurant and a vibrant weekend spot for music, events and fantastic views over the Neva River, the Aurora ship and the Sampsonievsky Bridge. Open daily from lunch to late at night, the rooftop menu includes a wide vairety of dishes and a large selection of wines and creative cocktails. Perfect St Petersburg rooftop for a business lunch, some sunny and relaxing cocktails or a romantic dinner, and on weekends also for full night of fun, with performances by colorful DJs, legendary bands and rooftop parties.

Rooftop bar Terrassa in St. Petersburg


$$$$ | 6th floor | Kazan Cathedral
  • Highlights
  • World cuisine
  • Amazing views
  • Trendy

Set on top of one of the tallest buildings in the city centre of St Petersburg, Terrassa is a trendy and stylish rooftop restaurant and bar, offering a lot both in terms of food, drinks, vibes and views. The 250 square metre outdoor terrace comes with amazing views over soem of the most famous landmarks, and the rooftop menu is filled with both world cuisine and a great selection of crafted cocktails and fine wines. Add a sophisticated and pleasantly vibrant atmosphere, and you know you are in for a treat.

Rooftop bar St Petersburg Artist's Attic Fondue Bar in St Petersburg

Artist's Attic Fondue Bar

$$$ | 4th floor | City Center
  • Highlights
  • Fondue restaurant
  • Art Gallery
  • Nice atmosphere

Located above an art gallery in central Saint Petersburg, this cosy and charming restaurant feels a lot like being invited to someones living room. And, it also offers a very nice rooftop terrace with great views over Griboyedov Canal and Bank bridges. Here you can enjoy cheese, oil or chocolate fondue, but also other European and French cuisine and a wide selection fine wines. Stylish in setting, and with a great ambience and lovely service, this is a great spot for a romantic dinner.

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Rooftop St Petersburg

Rooftop-grade: 6/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 5,2 millions
Climate: humid continental

Which are the best rooftops in St Petersburg? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in St Petersburg. The climate in St Petersburg is fairly cold, resulting in the rooftop bars in St Petersburg usually only being open during the summer months between April and September.

So if you want to get the most out of your time at one of the rooftop bars in St Petersburg, this is the time you should come.

About St Petersburg

St. Petersburg is located in western Russia at the Finnish Gulf and with proximity to the Baltic Sea. It is Russia's second largest city. It was formerly called Leningrad, but after a referendum in 1991, they returned to the old name of St. Petersburg. There are many ways to get around smoothly here. Mainly via tram, metro or train. The Metro is the second largest in Russia and the stations are often nicely decorated. Many tourists come here every year to see the beautiful architecture and the old buildings. As for entertainment the city has a rich culture and nightlife. Hovewer, it does help to know some words of Russian or simply the Russian alphabet. The people living here are not great in English.