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Rooftop Bars Tokyo

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Rooftop Bar Tokyo
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Tokyo Rooftop Guide

Updated:February 6, 2024

The best and most relaxing way to get a new perspective on the vast and impressive Tokyo skyline? The answer is easy: head up to the best rooftop bar Tokyo! Which you can find here, with our complete and up-to-date guide to the top Tokyo rooftop bars, including opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more.

While Tokyo is the world’s biggest city, it is not the world’s best rooftop city. There are many cool Tokyo sky bars (like the famous New York Bar), but grand outdoor rooftop terraces are a bit harder to find. However, recent years has seen an upswing in elevated alfresco venues, and with this guide you will find every rooftop bar Tokyo worth a visit. Just scroll down and find the Tokyo rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

16 best rooftop bars in Tokyo

Rooftop bar Tokyo CÉ LA VI Tokyo in Tokyo

CÉ LA VI Tokyo

$$$ | 17-18th floor | Shibuya
  • Highlights
  • Several spaces
  • Spectacular views
  • “Contemporary Asian”

Covering two floors on the rooftop of Shibuya Fukuras shopping mall, CÉ LA VI Tokyo is a modern and social gathering place for adults, housing several spaces and a mix of interior and open-air spots. All surrounded with a spectacular view of Shibuya. On the 17th floor you find the casual dining spot Bao by CÉ LA VI, as well as the vibrant Club Lounge. One floor above, the more exclusive and luxurious Restaurant & Sky Bar offers “Contemporary Asian” cuisine as both lunch and dinner, complemented with a fine selection of drinks.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Two Rooms Grill & Bar in Tokyo

Two Rooms Grill | Bar

$$$$ | 5th floor | Aoyama
  • Highlights
  • Weekend brunch
  • Panoramic views
  • Great ambience

A stunning rooftop bar Tokyo, with equally stunning food and views. Located in the city’s fashion district, Two Rooms comes with both an indoor dining room and lounge, along with a very stylish rooftop terrace. Located 'only' five floors up, but the view on display makes it feel a lot higher. Pin point a sunset you are in for a real treat. The indoor restautant serves modern fine dining, while the rooftop bar and terrace offers a set of tasty bar bites along with crafted signature cocktails, beers and a really impressive wine list.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Roku Nana in Tokyo

Roku Nana

$$$$ | 3rd floor | Roppongi
  • Highlights
  • Hidden gem
  • Cocktail bar
  • Innovative

Located on top of an apartment in a back alley in Roppongi, Roku Nana is a calm, cozy and sophisticated speakeasy-style cocktail bar, and a hidden Tokyo rooftop gem. The 3rd floor rooftop comes with a futuristic decor, blending a dim interior lounge with an intimate alfresco terrace. Perfect to enjoy the night view of Roppongi from a low angle, along with a great set of crafted signature and classic cocktails, wine, beer, premium spirits and cigars.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Rooftop Bar at Andaz Tokyo in Tokyo

Rooftop Bar at Andaz Tokyo

$$$$ | 52nd floor | Toranomon
  • Highlights
  • Japanese-inspired cocktails
  • Amazing views
  • Sophisticated

The crown jewel of Andaz Tokyo in Toranomon Hills is found on the 52nd floor, and is simply called: Rooftop Bar. This is one of the highest rooftop venues in Tokoy, and the sophisticated semi open-air terrace comes surrounded with absolutely amazing views over the city skyline and Tokyo Bay. Created to offer a spectacular late-night experience, here you can sip innovative, crafted and Japanese-inspired cocktails built around seasonal fruit, or choose from an extensive selection of sake, champagne and premium spirits.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Hacienda Del Cielo in Tokyo

Hacienda Del Cielo

$$$ | 9th floor | Shibuya
  • Highlights
  • Mexican food
  • Panoramic views
  • Great ambience

Hacienda del Cielo is spanish for "House in the sky", and with the tagline 'Modern Mexicano', it is quite easy to understand that this is a rooftop bar where the latin vibes fly high. Located in the popular Shibuya district, this 9th floor terrace comes with really impressive views over the Tokyo skyline. Open for both lunch, dinner and late night drinks, the vibe at Hacienda del Cielo is as you would expect from a Mexican restaurant and bar: a bit loud, vibrant, but very friendly.

Rooftop bar Tokyo The Jade Room + Garden Terrace in Tokyo

The Jade Room + Garden Terrace

$$$$ | 31st floor | Toranomon
  • Highlights
  • Lush terrace
  • Panoramic views
  • Elegant

The signature restaurant of The Tokyo EDITION in Toranomon is The Jade Room + Garden Terrace, created by award-winning Michelin-starred chef Tom Aikens. Set on the 31st floor, the elegant and serene Jade Room is an interior dining room open year-round, while the lush and luxurious Garden Terrace is a seasonal summer escape, floating 460ft above the city. Surrounded with fantastic panoramic views over the Tokyo skyline, here you can indulge in a seasonal fusion of contemporary Japanese and Western influenced dishes, as well as a unique and seasonal selection of cocktails.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Roof Dogs at Aloft Tokyo Ginza in Tokyo

Roof Dogs at Aloft Tokyo Ginza

$$$ | 17th floor | Ginza
  • Highlights
  • Modern
  • Panoramic views
  • Retro food truck

Found at the modern Aloft Tokyo Ginza, Roof Dogs offers a sassy and American experience, high above Tokyo. Fitted with trendy lounge furniture and a retro Volkswagen food truck, and surrounded with panoramic views over the Ginza skyline, the rooftop bar serves a limited but tempting menu including snacks, hotdogs and burgers, as well as sparkling wine, crafted brews and sangria, all at very decent prices. A perfect spot for fun and elevated sundowners with friends.

Rooftop bar Tokyo PIGNETO at Four Seasons in Tokyo

PIGNETO at Four Seasons

$$$$ | 37th floor | Ōtemachi
  • Highlights
  • Italian
  • Sweeping views
  • Seasonal terrace

Covering the upper floors of Otemachi One Tower, great views are found all around the Four Seasons Otemachi, but to mix it up with some fine Italian cuisine, you should head to PIGNETO. Here you find a bright and stylish year-round interior dining room, where you can take a seat by one of the open show kitchens, or by the panoramic windows. But it gets even better from April to October, when the lively outdoor terrazza is in full swing. Enjoy seasonally inspired and crafted Italian cuisine, along with a selection of Milanese aperitivi.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Rooftop Bar at Hyatt Regency Tokyo Bay in Tokyo

Rooftop Bar at Hyatt Regency Tokyo Bay

$$$ | 11th floor | Tokyo Bay
  • Highlights
  • Beautiful terrace
  • Tokyo Bay views
  • Seasonal cocktails

Caressed by sea breezes and situated in a rich natural environment, the wooden decked and spacious Rooftop Bar on top of Hyatt Regency Tokyo Bay offers a mix of modern lounge chairs and sofas, a stylish bar, and panoramic views over the water in Tokyo Bay. Open to all, the bar serves a great selection of signature cocktails and seasonal creations made with herbs grown in the hotel, as well as a food menu including everything from bites to pizza, pasta and mains. A great spot for chill-out drinks with panoramic views.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Rooftop Bar 86 in Tokyo

Rooftop Bar 86

$$$$ | 17th floor | Shinjuku
  • Highlights
  • Exclusive & urban
  • Stunning views
  • Artsy & sexy cocktails

Perched on top of the Manhattan-inspired Kimpton Shinjuku Tokyo, Rooftop Bar 86 is exclusive and urban venue with a sleek and beautiful setting, reminiscent of a New York penthouse. Mixing interior and outdoor seating, here you are surrounded with stunning views over the Shinjuku skyline. The 86 rooftop bar specialises in artsy, iconic and sexy cocktails inspired by the American Prohibition era, complemented with a fine selection of Japanese draft beer, champagne and wine, as well as 'Asian Soul food'.

Rooftop bar Tokyo The Top at The Aoyama Grand Hotel in Tokyo

The Top at The Aoyama Grand Hotel

$$$ | 20th floor | Kitaaoyama
  • Highlights
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Panoramic views
  • Seasonal terrace

Luxurious yet relaxing, the sleek and intimate The Top comes with soothing lights, standing tables and comfy lounge spots, as well as panoramic views over the Tokyo skyline. The rooftop bar offers a wide selection of seasonal original cocktails, and a curated selection of wine, champagne and sake, along with an array of Italian-inspired bar bites. A bit of a hidden gem, this Tokyo rooftop bar is usually surrounded with a sophisticated chill-out atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Tokyo The Gate Hotel Kaminarimon Restaurant & Bar in Tokyo

R Restaurant & Bar

$$$ | 13th floor | Akasuka
  • Highlights
  • Tokyo Skytree views
  • Western cuisine
  • Live piano

Located on the 13th floor of the modern and fantastic The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon, this rooftop bar probably offers the best views in eastern Tokyo, with uninterrupted views of the Tokyo Skytree as a main highlight. The R Restaurant & Bar comes with a stylish indoor lounge and a quite small terrace that seats about 20 people. Open from early morning to late at night you can enjoy great western cuisine along with a good set of wines and fresh cocktails. Expect a relaxing and cosy ambience, with a piano beeing played live every night.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Balcón Tokyo in Tokyo

Balcón Tokyo

$$$$ | 14th floor | Roppongi
  • Highlights
  • Day-to-night
  • Skyline views
  • Modern & versatile

The stylish, yet vibrant casual Balcón Tokyo invites you to get away from the hustle and bustle of Roppongi, with a modern day-to-night rooftop experience. Perched on top of the Mitsui Garden Hotel, the versatile rooftop holds several different spaces, including a dining area enveloped in a soft, museum like light, booths and private rooms, and a bar & lounge with an adjacent open-air balcony. Surrounded with panoramic views over Tokyo, Balcón serves fine international dishes, crafted cocktails and a list of carefully selected wines.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Marunouchi House in Tokyo

Marunouchi House

$$$ | 7th floor | Marunouchi
  • Highlights
  • Bar & Food court
  • Live DJs

Located on the 7th floor of the Shin-Marunouchi Building, just in front of Tokyo Station, this rooftop holds not less than nine different restaurants and bars. Here you can order a wide variety of drinks and food, from traditional Japanese to mouthwatering Italian cuisines along with beer, wine and cocktails. The service is food court style, so after ordering you just bring it to the large open-air terrace and enjoy the views. Open from lunch to late at night, with live acts and DJs Thursdays and Fridays.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Rooftop Bar & Terrace G in Tokyo

Rooftop Bar & Terrace G

$$$ | 13th floor | Shinjuku
  • Highlights
  • Lush
  • Panoramic views
  • Relaxing

Perched 13 floors up at the Shinjuku Granbell Hotel, the comfy Rooftop Bar & Terrace G comes with the concept: 'Having drinks with the view of Shinjuku'. Amazing and panoramic views, that is, and apart from a full set of drinks, the rooftop bar also offers a varied selection of bar bites. Usually open afternoon / nightly, the rooftop offers a relaxing chill-out vibe, and seating both in the lush and green interior lounge and out on the spacious and open-air terrace.

Rooftop bar Tokyo Nirvana New York in Tokyo

Nirvana New York

$$$ | 2nd floor | Roppongi
  • Highlights
  • Indian restaurant
  • Skyline view
  • Shopping center

Nirvana New York is an Indian restaurant and rooftop bar, located at the luxurious shopping center Tokyo Midtown. By no means sky-high, and only located up on the second floor, the modern and stylish terrace still offers a beautiful view over the Hinokicho Park and the Akasaka skyline. Here you can enjoy a large selection of Indian cuisine, both for lunch and dinner, where the well-known 'Curry lunch' is highly popular.

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.

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City info

Rooftop bar Tokyo

Rooftop-grade: 8/10

Prime season: April-October

Residents: 36 millions

Climate: humid subtropical

Which is the best rooftop bar Tokyo? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Tokyo. The city has a very beautiful waterfront and skyline, and a varied climate. The open-air Tokyo rooftop bars are open almost all year long, except the colder winter months, usually from November to March.

The terraces often have a very cool decor and the views can be quite magical over the city’s skyline and waterfront.

The typical Tokyo rooftop bar is located on top of a luxurious hotel, or on top of a fancy restaurant. Use our map to the best rooftop bars in Tokyo to find the elevated venue closest to you.

About Tokyo

Tokyo is the most populous city in the world. It is also the capital of Japan and one of the world's major economies and trading cities. The city is divided into 23 districts where each district has its own mayor and assembly. The city is also filled with great restaurants and small delis. Many argue that Tokyo is the world's best restaurant city.