Rooftop bars Stockholm

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20 best rooftop bars in Stockholm [2021 update]


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Last updated: June 6, 2021


Find your favourite Stockholm rooftop bar, with this up-to-date and complete guide, packed with all info you need about each venue: opening hours, dress code, photos, maps and much more for every rooftop Stockholm worth a visit.

The capital of Sweden is a hot rooftop city, with a couple of new sky-high venues popping up each year. From hip cocktails bars to luxurious rooftop pools and fancy rooftop restaurants. But which is the best rooftop bar Stockholm? Just scroll down and find the Stockholm rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Rooftop bar SUS - Stockholm Under Stjärnorna

SUS - Stockholm Under Stjärnorna

$$$$ | 14th floor | Brunkebergstorg
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop park
  • Panoramic view
  • Eventful

A rather new addition to the Stockholm rooftop scene (opened in 2018), Stockholm Under Stjärnorna (Stockholm Below the Stars) is a large roof park perched on top of the five star hotel At Six, ocated at the reinvented and flourishing Brunkebergs Torg. This spacious and colorful 1200 square metres terrace comes with three bars, plenty of different hang-out places and panoramic 360-views over the rooftops of Stockholm. Enjoy signature cocktails, Frozé, international street food, live DJs and sport events, rooftop cinema and much more in an easy going and vibrant atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Stockholm TAK in Stockholm

The Nest at Downtown Camper

$$$$ | 9th floor | Brunkebergstorg
  • Highlights
  • Heated pool
  • Panoramic views
  • Signature cocktails

The latest Stockholm hotel with a rooftop that has both a bar and a wellness area. The location is in the middle of the city at newly refurbished Brunkebergstorg - which quickly has become a small mecca for rooftop bars. Up here you find amazing sights of virtually the whole city along with one of the best swimming pools on a roof in Northern Europe. Heated year round, there is a fee to use the pool and outside terrace, while the indoor sky bar (called The Nest Cocktail Lounge) is open for all, serving amazing and fresh signature cocktails in a cosy, calm and stylish enviroment.

Rooftop bar Stockholm The Winery Hotel in Stockholm

The Winery Hotel

$$$ | 7th floor | Solna
  • Highlights
  • Heated pool
  • 360-view
  • Wine bar

A perfect rooftop bar Stockholm to visit for a glass of wine while watching the sunset over Friends Arena. The terrace is trendy decorated in an industrial style, with comfy lounge furniture, edge bar stools and regular tables. Enjoy craft beer, a pizza made fresh at the small rooftop kitchen or a glass of their very own wine, available as both red and rosé. With a soft and relaxed ambience, it's the ideal place to spend a relaxing afternoon or evening high above the suburb Solna. As a guest at the hotel you can also take a dip in the fantastic heated rooftop pool.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Capital at Scandic Continental in Stockholm

Capital at Scandic Continental

$$$$ | 8th floor | Central Station
  • Highlights
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Panoramic views
  • Sunny all day

Located right opposite of the Central Station, Capital is a modern rooftop bar with an international touch and one the most beautiful views imaginable across Stockholm. The terrace is a decorated with nice lounge furnitures and is a perfect summer destination, with sun from early morning until the evening. It's also complemented with a beautiful indoor sky bar, making Capital a year round destination. Enjoy well crafted signature cocktails with a continental touch, a large selection of wine and beer, relaxing lounge ambience during the week and more sky high vibes come weekend.

Rooftop bar Stockholm TAK in Stockholm

Tak Stockholm

$$$$ | 14th floor | Brunkebergstorg
  • Highlights
  • Crafted cocktails
  • 360-view
  • Live DJs

One of the very best rooftop bars Stockholm, but also a lot more than that. On the 13th floor you find a bright and stylish indoor restaurant, serving modern Scandinavian food with Japanese influences. One floor above is the airy rooftop terrace, completed with an indoor bar lounge, a community-dining area called Izakaya, and a seperate extension called IMA, which is a modern and bright indoor / outdoor living room. TAK rooftop bar is a fantastic summer destination where you can enjoy crafted signature cocktails, draught beers, lunch, rooftop yoga, after work vibes and an outstanding 360-degree view over Stockholm.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Arc at Blique by Nobis in Stockholm

Arc at Blique by Nobis

$$$$ | 11th floor | Vasastan
  • Highlights
  • Bar + Restaurant
  • Urban
  • New 2019

The 'fresh out of the box' hotel Blique by Nobis comes with an 11th floor rooftop restaurant and bar called Arc. Located in Vasastan, a bit off the beaten tourist-track, this is a great spot to enjoy some cool drinks in the Stockholm sun, together with the trendy local crowd. The all-year indoor restaurant is complemented with a lovely and urban rooftop terrace, in full swing during the warmer months. Enjoy dishes taking inspiration from both Europe and Asia, along with fine signature cocktails, beers, wines and bubbles.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Takpark by Urban Deli in Stockholm

Takpark by Urban Deli

$$$ | 9th floor | Hötorget
  • Highlights
  • Roof park
  • 360-view
  • Great atmosphere

One of Stockholm's largest roof terraces, occupying the full 9th floor roof of a large building right in the heart of town. Just as the name would tell you ('Roof Park'), the setting is really park atmosphere, with wooded walkways and a lot of vegetation in a very open and airy enviroment. Here you can eat smaller dishes inside a glazed pavilion, order drinks, beer and wine from two outdoor bars, listen to music and play different games. Really an urban and happening rooftop terrace, that also come with a fantastic 360-degree view of the rooftops in central Stockholm.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Le Hibou in Stockholm

Le Hibou

$$$$$ | 8th floor | Berzelii Park
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar
  • Elegant
  • New 2019

An elegant cocktail bar and rooftop terrace, located on top of the luxurious Bank Hotel, right in the heart of the city. Decorated as an exclusive Parisian suite, this is really a prime spot to enjoy fine cocktails together with lovely views over the Stocholm rooftops. Have a seat at one of the two terraces opposite of each other and choose between well-made and unique cocktails, a large selection of non-alcoholic creations, a fine selection of wine and champagne, along with a nice set of bar bites.

Rooftop Garden Bar at Clarion Sign in Stockholm

Rooftop Garden Bar at Clarion Sign

$$$ | 8th floor | Central Station
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • Two terraces
  • Green oasis

Clarion Sign offers a double rooftop experience. On one side you find a green and sustainable oasis called Rooftop Garden Bar, open to all during the summer months, offering nice views of the area Kungsholmen and the water along with fresh cocktails and light dishes. At the other end you find Selma City Spa and a fantastic outdoor rooftop pool. Heated and open year round, you usually have to pay a fee to access the terrace and rooftop pool, but some evenings during summer is pool party after work, where all are welcome to enjoy sun, bubbles and a resident DJ.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Pane Fresco in Stockholm

Pane Fresco

$$$ | 4th floor | T-centralen
  • Highlights
  • Italian restaurant
  • Lunch & dinner
  • Shopping center

A great Italian restaurant and rooftop bar, located on the 4th floor of the large Åhlens shopping center in the heart of Stockholm. Pane Fresco has both a modern indoor restaurant and a large and lovely roof terrace. Here you can enjoy Italian lunch and dinner with inspiration from Naples, along with a good selection of Italian wines, beer, grappa and some pre-dinner cocktails like Bellini and Aperol Spritz. Perfect rooftop for a long lunch in the sun while gazing out over Sergels Torg and the buzz of central Stockholm.

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Rooftop bar Stockholm Scandic Anglais in Stockholm

Scandic Anglais

$$$$ | 7th floor | Stureplan
  • Highlights
  • Live DJs
  • Sunset views
  • Central

On Scandic Anglais's roof terrace you find a relaxing after-work bar with a festive atmosphere. One of the more classic Stockholm rooftop bars, but still somewhat a hidden gem. The decor on this small but cosy terrace is quite simple, with a couple of comfy lounge sofas and mostly spots for standing along the edge. The menu is also towards simle with couple of cocktails, beer, wine and bubbles, but the relaxed and unpretentious summer vibe is on top, and the views over Humlegården and the city rooftops are lovely.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Scandic Sjöfartshotellet in Stockholm

Sailor Bar at Scandic Sjöfartshotellet

$$$$ | 7th floor | Slussen
  • Highlights
  • Caribbean inspired
  • Sea views
  • Crafted cocktails

A fun and relaxing rooftop bar, perched on the 7th floor of Scandic Sjöfartshotellet in Södermalm. The roof terrace is a quite small but exotic oasis, inspired by the Caribbean and decorated with palm trees and colored lanterns and offers an incredible view of Djurgården and out over Lake Saltsjön. Open during the warmer months, here you can enjoy exotic city summer vibes along with Scandic Spritzer, a cocktail list inspired from the America in the 50's and the 'home-brew' Sailor Ale.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Mosebacketerrassen (Södra teatern) in Stockholm


$$$ | 2nd floor | Slussen
  • Highlights
  • Live music
  • Sea views
  • Large terrace

Not your sky high rooftop bar, but rather a large terrace up on a hill offering fantastic views over Lake Mälaren, Gröna Lund and parts of Södermalm and the Old Town. One of the largest and most popular roof terraces in Stockholm during the summer, with a capacity for about 1 000 people and the feel of a classic biergarten, with community tables and different stands selling a variety of drinks and fast food / BBQ. The perfect place for open, airy and relaxed drinks to enjoy with a group of friends, and also host to both national and international artists.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Barrio at Hornhuset in Stockholm

Barrio at Hornhuset

$$$ | 4th floor | Hornstull
  • Highlights
  • Neighborhood feel
  • Small & cosy
  • House of three bars

A small, cozy and colorful rooftop bar, located at the top floor of Hornhuset at Södermalm in Stockholm. This easy going rooftop is open during the summer months, and the atmosphere is supposed to match the name ('Neighborhood') where you casually show up for a drink, a bite and some conversations. Open during summer nights and also daytime in the weekend, The rooftop bar offers light bites, Sol beer, wine and some refreshing drinks along with cool views over Långholmsgatan and the Hornstull area.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Kungliga Operan in Stockholm

Kungliga Operan

$$$$ | 2nd floor | Kungsträdgården
  • Highlights
  • Royal Opera
  • 2 terraces
  • Great views

Situated on the Royal Opera, right in the most classic and historical parts of Stockholm, you will find two similar roof terraces, facing two half-different directions. Guldterrassen (the Gold Terrace) is perched above the main entrance of the Opera House. Here you can enjoy lighter dishes and the focus is more on after work and DJs creating a great atmosphere. Strömterrasen (the Stream Terrace) is more of a restaurant, open for lunch and dinner, serving BBQ seafood, burgers and vegetarian dishes, but during the later hours of weekend turning into a great summer club.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Scandic Foresta in Stockholm

Scandic Foresta

$$$ | 6th floor | Lidingö
  • Highlights
  • Harmonious
  • Sea views
  • Lidingö

Scandic Foresta is located on the cliffs of the island Lidingö and the hotel comes with a great 6th floor wooden deck rooftop terrace, offering magical views over the surrounding waters and in towards Stockholm. Open during summer evenings, this is a prefect rooftop to enjoy a harmonious atmosphere, refreshing drinks and great food and BBQ. If the night should get chilly there is infrared heating, and sometimes also jazz evenings getting the temperature up.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Solstugan in Stockholm


$$$ | 2nd floor | Kristineberg
  • Highlights
  • Great atmosphere
  • Sea views
  • Live music

Solstugan (translated 'The Sun Cabin') is located a bit outside the city center of Stockholm. Only open during the warmer months, this rooftop bar and restaurant is somewhat of an institution in the Stockholm summer, mianly becuase of a great and friendly atmosphere and lovely sea views over Lake Mälaren. Apart from indoor restaurant, Solstugan also has two terraces. 'The Calm Terrace' has a covering roof and is always heated to 21 degrees celsius, while 'The Music Terrace' is more airy and perfect for enjoying sunny days and nights along with nightly live music.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Slakthuset in Stockholm


$$$ | 3rd floor | Tele2 Arena
  • Highlights
  • Live acts
  • Night club
  • Large terrace

Situated on an old slaughterhouse in Stockholm meatpacking district, the rooftop bar at Slakthuset offers a 600-square-meter roof terrace, located right next to Globen and Tele2 Arena and with cool views over Södermalm. With a classic urban decoration, a large and long rooftop bar serving a good selection of cocktails, beer and wine along with dishes from the charcoal grill, the main feature here is still the vibrant atmosphere. Different live DJs, summer sessions, electronic music, pop clubs and lots more keep the party going all summer long.

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Rooftop bar Stockholm Taket at Gondolen in Stockholm

Taket at Gondolen

$$$$ | 9th floor | Slussen
  • Highlights
  • Bar & restaurant
  • Amazing view
  • Signature cocktails

Gondolen is closed for renovations as of May 2020, set to re-open in August 2022.

"Hanging" like an airship passenger gondola above Slussen, Gondolen is mostly famous for being one of Stockholm's most classic retsaurants. And while you can enjoy great food and a classic bar inside year round, the best time is (of course) summer, when Taket at Gondolen opens up. The terrace is equipped with its own bar, umbrellas, dining tables and lounge sofas and offers well made signature cocktails, beer on draught, bubbles along with classic Swedish dishes and an amazing view over Gamla Stan (Old Town), Gröna Lund and lake Mälaren.

Rooftop bar Stockholm Dramaten Terrace in Stockholm

Dramaten Terrace

$$$ | 2nd floor | Royal Dramatic Theatre
  • Highlights
  • Water views
  • Lunch + night vibes
  • Royal Theatre

The terrace was set to open after renovation during 2020, but due to the circumstances, the re-opening will be 2021.

As far as locations go, it doesn't get much more cultural then this terrace, located above the entrance to the Royal Dramatic Theatre. Open during the summer months, this 100 seats terrace overlooks the beautiful water and boats at Nybrokajen and the lively street Strandvägen. At the elegant and quite lush rooftop terrace you can enjoy a sunny and relaxing beer or lunch daily, or visit at night when live DJs create a buzzing summer night atmosphere.

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This guide was made by The Rooftop Guide, the world's leading experts on rooftop bars. With over 600 rooftops visited over the last two years, we keep you up to date in the ever growing universe of rooftop venues.

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Rooftop bar Stockholm

Rooftop-grade: 7/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 2 million
Climate: temperate

Which are the best rooftops in Stockholm? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Stockholm. Regarding rooftop bars in Stockholm there are a few very good ones. The city is built quite low which results in the terraces not being that high up in the sky.

There are, however, some rooftop bars in Stockholm which still have very nice view of the city and the water.

About Stockholm

Stockholm is Sweden's capital city. The city is situated very nice by the water, where both the Baltic Sea and Lake Malaren surrounds most of the city and the city center. Stockholm is the largest city and also Sweden's financial, cultural, medial and political center. There is a lot of parks and natural areas for those who like to be outdoors. There are also a lot of great restaurants - both upscale and somewhat cheaper options. The communication here is very good, there are both bus, train, tram, metro and bicycles available.