Complete guide

Rooftop Bars Vienna

2024 update

Filled with a blend of history, charm and modern vibes, Vienna also offers a great range of rooftop venues. We will guide you to the very best ones.

Rooftop Bar Vienna
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Best time to visit May - September
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Vienna Rooftop Guide

Updated:February 8, 2024

The beautiful and romantic city of Vienna has in recent years also turned into something of a rooftop hot-spot, with lots of new, exciting and elevated venues. To help you find the best rooftop bar Vienna, this complete guide comes packed with all info you need about each venue: opening hours, dress code, photos, locations and much more.

The perfect way to take in beautiful views over both the city and the Alps is with a drink in hand at one of the Vienna rooftops, which are often found on top of modern hotels. Just scroll down and find the Vienna rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

19 best rooftop bars in Vienna

Rooftop bar Vienna Limón in Vienna


8th floor | Stadtpark
  • Highlights
  • Riviera-vibes
  • Spectacular views
  • $$$$

One of the most beautiful places on the famous Ringstraße is the Vienna rooftop bar Limón, found on the last floor of the hotel Grand Ferdinand. The lush, elegant and vibrant rooftop blends a colorful interior with a charming outdoor terrace, where you get some truly spectacular views over the city. Up here you are invited to embark on an evening journey filled with culinary delights from Italy, France, and Spain, along with bar offerings specialized in the Italian cult drink and Aperitivo culture.

Rooftop bar Das LOFT Bar & Lounge in Vienna

Das LOFT Bar & Lounge

18th floor | Leopoldstadt
  • Highlights
  • Mixology cocktails
  • Amazing views
  • $$$$

Hotel SO/ Vienna offers a stunning rooftop space, including both a fine dining restaurant and, a few steps up, a Bar & Lounge. Up here you can enjoy one of the most amazing views found in Vienna, along with creative mixology, a wide range of Austrian and international wines and tasty bar bites. Das LOFT usually comes with a sophisticated lounge atmosphere, but a resident DJ turns the vibe even higher and louder on weekends.

Rooftop bar Vienna Istros Rooftop Bar in Vienna

Istros Rooftop Bar

7th floor | Leopoldstadt
  • Highlights
  • Modern
  • River views
  • $$$

Istros is set on top of Radisson RED Hotel, offering a modern and elevated setting to enjoy Vienna from above. From the 7th floor rooftop you get breathtaking views across the iconic Danube river, as well as over the city skyline. The vistas can be enjoyed through the panoramic windows at the bright and stylish interior lounge, and even more so out on the lush and wooden decked rooftop terrace. Filled with relaxed lounge music and a charming atmosphere, here you can indulge in a great selection of expertly crafted signature cocktails, locally sourced craft beers, and bites perfect to share.


10 Spectacular Rooftop Bars in Vienna

Rooftop bar Vienna Mariatrink in Vienna


7th floor | Mariahilf
  • Highlights
  • Bohemian
  • Panoramic views
  • $$$

Set on top of the artsy Jaz in the City Vienna, the edgy and angular Mariatrink rooftop bar is bohemian and down-to-earth at the same time. Featuring a sleek and sexy interior lounge, as well a spacious and breezy outdoor terrace, here you are surrounded with amazing panoramics over the trendy Mariahilf district. A homage to long nights and exhilarating moments, here you can indulge in creative signature cocktails, hearty bites, DJ beats and jazzy tunes, as well as weekend brunch.

Rooftop bar Vienna 360° OCEAN SKY in Vienna


11th floor | Mariahilf
  • Highlights
  • 365 days
  • 360° views
  • $$$

Located on top of the Haus des Meeres – Aqua Terra Zoo, 360° OCEAN SKY invites to dining and drinks in the sky, 365 days a year. A panoramic express lift takes you straight up to the 11th floor, where you find both a bright and airy interior lounge, and a 350 m² outdoor terrace, all surrounded with awe-worthy and uninterrupted 360° views over Vienna. Not only open every day, the rooftop is also available from morning to night. So you can start the day with a rich breakfast, grab a sunny lunch, sip sunset drinks, or treat yourself to a dinner with flair.

Rooftop bar Vienna SKY & Roofgarden at STEFFL in Vienna

SKY & Roofgarden at STEFFL

7th floor | Innere Stadt
  • Highlights
  • Bar + restaurant
  • Panoramic views
  • $$$$

Experiencing SKY means enjoying with all senses! On Floor 7, directly above the traditional STEFFL department store in the heart of Vienna, visitors can enjoy aromatic and fresh dishes from around the world, specially created cocktails, as well as spectacular views of the city center. Add a relaxed ambience, and it's easy to tell that SKY offers all ingredients for an unforgettable visit. Also working as an event location, the SKY Bar can be booked at any time to celebrate and toast any occasion with your loved ones.

Rooftop bar Vienna MOOONS Rooftop Bar in Vienna

MOOONS Rooftop Bar

11th floor | Vienna Central Station
  • Highlights
  • High level mixology
  • Panoramic views
  • $$$

The urban and open-air MOOONS Rooftop Bar is a fantastic spot to enjoy the Austrian capital from above. With a stylish and extraordinary design, where the comfy lounge furniture are mirrored in the large and sleek bar, the best feature is still the amazing and panoramic views over Vienna and beyond. Open daily during the warmer months, the rooftop bar offers mixology on a very high level, and the menu includes MOOONS inspired signature drinks with creative names.

Rooftop bar Vienna Neue Hoheit in Vienna

Neue Hoheit

6-7th floor | St. Peters Church
  • Highlights
  • Brasserie + Bar
  • Sweeping city views
  • $$$$$

Found in the heart of the city, the exceptional Resewood Vienna offers and equally exceptional rooftop experience. On the 6th and 7th floor of the hotel, Neue Hoheit unveils both a brasserie and a rooftop bar, in a space where kitchen, cocktails and design embody the “drama free” Austrian attitude in combination with an exclusive laissez-faire style. Indulge in authentic Austrian cuisine with an innovative twist and exclusive signature cocktails, served with sweeping views in an elevated yet relaxing atsmosphere.

Rooftop bar Aurora Rooftop Bar in Vienna

Aurora Rooftop Bar

16th floor | Schweizer Garten
  • Highlights
  • Skyline views
  • Nordic inspired
  • $$$$

Aurora Rooftop Bar is a modern, bright and very stylish lounge and bar, perched on top of the Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere, right by the Schweizer Garten. The spacious rooftop terrace takes inspiration from the Nordic design, with a minimalistic yet beautiful setting. Combined with amazing panoramics over the Vienna skyline, the terrace is really something special. The Nordic inspiration continues in the rooftop menu, filled with creative and crafted cocktails and dishes with a Scandinavian touch.

Rooftop bar Vienna Chez Bernard in Vienna

Chez Bernard

7th & 8th floor | Mariahilf
  • Highlights
  • Bohemian luxury
  • Amazing views
  • $$$$

Set high above the city, on top of the Hotel MOTTO, Chez Bernard Restaurant and Bar is a vibrant, diverse and quite unique Vienna rooftop venue. Bohemian, spiced up with a sophisticated mix of poetry and punk, the rooftop comes with lots of greenery and plenty of space, including both an interior restaurant and a bar, as well as a seasonal outdoor terrace, blessed with some of the hottest views of Vienna. Indulge in modern, unpretentious cuisine, a fine selection of wines and crafted signature cocktails, accompanied by smooth sounds curated by DJs from Paris, Berlin or Vienna.

Rooftop bar Vienna Atmosphere Rooftop Bar & Lounge in Vienna

Atmosphere Rooftop Bar

8th floor | Stadtpark
  • Highlights
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Panoramic views
  • $$$$

Perched on top of the fantastic Ritz-Carlton, Atmosphere offers a spectacular view of Vienna, its skyline and surroundings. Absolutely magical. On top of that, the rooftop bar also serve cocktails matching the view. Located right by the Stadtpark in central Vienna, this is a summer hot-spot, usually opening mid-April and keep on going to the end of summer. Enjoy champagne-cocktails, a nice selection of wines, a small but tasty snack menu, all a sophisticated and elegant, yet relaxed, lounge vibe.

Rooftop bar Vienna Dachboden at 25hours Hotel in Vienna

Dachboden at 25hours Hotel

8th floor | Museumsquartier
  • Highlights
  • Great views
  • Vibrant & urban
  • $$$

An urban and vibrant rooftop bar, located on top of 25hours Hotel in the MuseumsQuartier. Mixing great views with a great atmosphere, the indoor lounge at Dachboden is trendy, fun and colorful and leads out to a spacious terrace decorated with cool and comfy loungers and offering wonderful skyline views. Enjoy delicious, creative and crafted cocktails in a charming atmosphere, loungy in the afternoon and turning more vibrant at night with regular visits from live DJs and other live acts.

Rooftop bar Zoku Vienna in Vienna

Zoku Vienna

7th floor | Leopoldstadt
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop restaurant & bar
  • 360° views
  • $$$

On top of the modern apartment hotel Zoku Vienna you find a large and happening selection of rooftop spaces, open to all and mixing cozy indoor spots with lush terraces. The Kindred Spirits rooftop bar is the place to go for an energizing coffee, a beer, a delicious G&T or just a break. For a more filling experience, the Living Kitchen rooftop restaurant serves worldly, simple and honest dishes as breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, all surrounded with amazing views over the Prater and Vienna.

Rooftop bar Lamée Rooftop in Vienna

Lamée Rooftop

9th floor | Stephansplatz
  • Highlights
  • Colorful
  • Fantastic views
  • $$$

Lamée Rooftop brings a colorful setting, a lovely atmosphere and some fantastic views right to the heart of Vienna. The St. Stephen's Cathedral is so close it almost feels like you can reach out and touch it. Packed with colors and open daily, the rooftop menu focuses on wine and refreshing cocktails, both new and enchanting creations as well as classics. A fantastic rooftop bar Vienna to enjoy some coloroful and relaxing drinks with a group of friends.

Rooftop bar 57 Restaurant & Lounge in Vienna

57 Restaurant & Lounge

58th floor | Kaisermühlen
  • Highlights
  • Highest in Austria
  • Amazing views
  • $$$$

Located 220 meters above the streets of Vienna, 57 Restaurant & Lounge is not only the highest rooftop bar and restaurant in the city, but also the highest in all of Austria. Mainly a stylish indoor restaurant and sky bar, but there is also an open roof terrace, and through the panoramic windows you get some fantastic and panoramic views over Vienna and the surroundings. Enjoy a menu filled with 'Meliá‘s Travelling Mixology', served in a cosmopolitan lounge vibe.

Rooftop bar Ruby Marie Rooftop Garden in Vienna

Ruby Marie Rooftop Garden

7th floor | Neubau
  • Highlights
  • Urban & casual
  • Breakfast to evening
  • $$$

An urban and casual rooftop bar, packed with colorful furniture, sun loungers, cozy Fatboy bean bags and lots of plants, which create a relaxed and garden like feel. Ruby Marie Rooftop Garden is available from early morning to 10pm at night, which means you can visit for a sunny rooftop breakfast, as well as for sundowners, snacks and cocktails, all served in a charming, friendly and casual atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Juwel Wien in Vienna

Juwel Wien

15th floor | Leopoldstadt
  • Highlights
  • Events
  • Amazing views
  • $$$

Set on the 15th floor of the Mediatower on the Danube Canal, Juwel offers some fantastic views over the city rooftops and the St. Stephen's Cathedral. Modern and trendy in design, with both an elegant indoor lounge and a breezy outdoor terrace, the rooftop has turned from a public space an extraordinary event location. From press conferences and lectures, to gala dinners or a sky-high wedding, this is a top spot to make the most out of any special occasion.

Rooftop bar Vienna 1870 - Restaurant Terrace Lounge in Vienna

1870 - Restaurant Terrace Lounge

7th floor | Grand Hotel Vienna
  • Highlights
  • Summer terrace
  • Luxurious
  • $$$$$

Taking over the 7th floor of the Grand Hotel Vienna from Le Ciel is 1870 - Restaurant Terrace Lounge, offering the city’s hottest pop-up dining experience. During summer you can enjoy fantastic food with equally breathtaking views at the charming roof terrace. Elegant and luxurious, the rooftop restaurant serves traditional Viennese cuisine coupled with a range of exciting international influences, served as both lunch and dinner.

Rooftop bar Vienna Ristorante Settimo Cielo in Vienna

Ristorante Settimo Cielo

10th floor | St. Stephen's Cathedral
  • Highlights
  • Italian food
  • Magnificent views
  • $$$$

A romantic and cozy rooftop bar and restaurant with stunning views of Vienna, located on the 10th floor of the Hotel Royal, right next to St. Stephen's Cathedral. Settimo Cielo does not only offer striking vistas over the city, but also an extensive wine list, good cocktails and nice Italian food. Open from noon to midnight year round, the restaurant comes with both panoramic windows and partly glass roof inside, but the best time is still summer, when the narrow but lovely al-fresco terrace is in full swing.

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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