Rooftop bars Tokyo

Complete guide to the 8 best rooftop bars in Tokyo [2020 update]

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Last updated: March 1st, 2020

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 one of the best rooftop bars Tokyo. Which you can find here, with our complete and up-to-date guide, 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 not impoosible, 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.

Or use the Tokyo rooftop map in the top right corner.

Area:Shibuya
Rooftop bar Tokyo Two Rooms Grill & Bar in Tokyo
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Two Rooms Grill & Bar

$$$$ 3-11-7 Kita-Aoyama
  • Highlights
  • 5th floor
  • Weekend brunch
  • Panoramic views
  • Great ambience

A stunning rooftop in Tokyo with equally stunning food and views. Located in Tokyo’s fashion district, the rooftop comes with both 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, a large selection of Mojitos, beers and a really impressive wine list.

Area:Shibuya
Rooftop bar Tokyo Hacienda Del Cielo in Tokyo
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Hacienda Del Cielo

$$$ 10-1 Sarugakucho
  • Highlights
  • 9th floor
  • 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: a bit loud, vibrant but very friendly.

Area:Akasuka
Rooftop bar Tokyo The Gate Hotel Kaminarimon Restaurant & Bar in Tokyo
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R Restaurant & Bar

$$$ 2-6-11 Kaminarimon
  • Highlights
  • 13th floor
  • 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. Relaxing and cosy ambience with a piano beeing played live every night.

Area:Akasaka
Rooftop bar Tokyo NoMad Grill Lounge in Tokyo
4

NoMad Grill Lounge

$$$$ 1-3 Kioicho
  • Highlights
  • 4th floor
  • Largest rooftop terrace
  • Steakhouse
  • Stylish & romantic

NoMad Grill Lounge is a stylish steakhouse and lounge, equipped with the largest rooftop terrace in Tokyo. Set on the 4th floor of the Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho in Akasaka, this rooftop restaurant and bar offers both a beautiful indoor dining room with an open kitchen, along with a spacious terrace, surrounded by greenery, water and impressive views over the skyline. Here you can enjoy French-Italian based cuisine with lots of Japanese influences, along with an impressive range of premium spirits, NoMad original cocktails and fine wines.

Area:Shinjuku
Rooftop bar Tokyo Rooftop Bar & Terrace G in Tokyo
5

Rooftop Bar & Terrace G

$$$ Shinjuku-ku Kabukicho 2-14-5
  • Highlights
  • 13th floor
  • 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. Open nightly, the rooftop offers a relaxing chill-out vibe, and seating both in the lush and green indoor lounge and out on the spacious and open-air terrace.

Area:Ginza
Rooftop bar Tokyo PLUSTOKYO in Tokyo
6

PLUSTOKYO

$$$ 1-8-19, Kirarito Ginza
  • Highlights
  • 12th floor
  • Multi-space
  • Vibrant & fun
  • Hottest DJs

PLUSTOKYO is a vibrant, multi-space and multi-level rooftop bar, club and restaurant, set on the top floors of the Kirarito shopping complex in Ginza. The lower level includes three different bars and plenty of creative lounge spaces, leading up to a 600 square meters al-fresco rooftop terrace, with plenty of comfy lounge seating and striking views over the top of Tokyo skyline. This is a fun and happening night time hot-spot, where you can enjoy a wide variety of food and drinks, as well as the hottest local and international DJs.

Area:Marunouchi
Rooftop bar Tokyo Marunouchi House in Tokyo
7

Marunouchi House

$$$ 1-5-1 Marunouchi
  • Highlights
  • 7th floor
  • 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. And service is food court style, so after ordering you just bring it to the larege open air terrace. Open from lunch to late at night, with live acts and DJs thu-Fri.

Area:Roppongi
Rooftop bar Tokyo Nirvana New York in Tokyo
8

Nirvana New York

$$$ 9-7-4 Akasaka
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Indian restaurant
  • Skyline view
  • Shopping center

Nirvana New York is an Indian restaurant and rooftop bar, located at the luxurious shopping center Tokyo Midtown. 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 very popular.

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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 Tokyo

Rooftop-grade: 7/10
Prime season: April-Oct
Residents: 36 millions
Climate: humid subtropical

Which are the best rooftops in Tokyo? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Tokyo. Tokyo has a very beautiful waterfront and a varied climate. The Tokyo rooftop bars are open almost all year long,exceptthe colder winter months.

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

Being the biggest city in the world you should expect some more rooftop bars in Tokyo, but hopefully it will open more in the future.

The typical rooftop here, is located at a hotel or on top of a fancy restaurant. Use the map below, to find the best rooftop bars in Tokyo.

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.