Rooftop bars Vienna

Complete guide to the 12 best rooftop bars in Vienna [2020 update]

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Last updated: August 25th, 2020

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.

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Area:Stadtpark
Rooftop bar Vienna Atmosphere Rooftop Bar & Lounge in Vienna
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Atmosphere Rooftop Bar & Lounge

$$$$ Schubertring 5
  • Highlights
  • 8th floor
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Panoramic views
  • Great atmosphere

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.

Area:Museumsquartier
Rooftop bar Vienna Dachboden at 25hours Hotel in Vienna
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Dachboden at 25hours Hotel

$$$ Lerchenfelder Straße 1-3
  • Highlights
  • 8th floor
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • 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.

Area:Leopoldstadt
Rooftop bar Das LOFT Bar & Lounge in Vienna
3

Das LOFT Bar & Lounge

$$$$ Praterstraße 1
  • Highlights
  • 18th floor
  • Mixology cocktails
  • Amazing views
  • Restaurant & Bar

Hotel SO/ Vienna offers a stunning rooftop space, including both a Michelin starred 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 French wines and tasty bar bites. Das LOFT usually comes with a sophisticated lounge atmosphere, but from 22.30 on weekends the vibe turns higher and louder with the Das LOFT Club & Bar.

Area:Schweizer Garten
Rooftop bar Aurora Rooftop Bar in Vienna
4

Aurora Rooftop Bar

$$$$ Arsenalstraße 10
  • Highlights
  • 16th floor
  • Skyline views
  • Modern & trendy
  • 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.

Area:Leopoldstadt
Rooftop bar Juwel Wien in Vienna
5

Juwel Wien

$$$ Taborstraße 1/3
  • Highlights
  • 15th floor
  • Vibrant
  • Amazing views
  • Indoor / Outdoor

Set on the 15th floor of the Mediatower on the Danube Canal, Juwel offers a vibrant atmosphere and some fantastic views over the city rooftops and the St. Stephen's Cathedral. Modern and trendy in design, with both an elegant inddor lounge and a summerish, 'Garden of Eden'-style terrace, this is a top spot to make the most out of the Vienna summer nights. From after-work events, with crafted cocktails, fine wines, tasty snacks and a great atmosphere to the late night club-like setting.

Area:Kaisermühlen
Rooftop bar 57 Restaurant & Lounge in Vienna
6

57 Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$ DC Tower 1, Donau-City-Straße 7
  • Highlights
  • 58th floor
  • Highest in Austria
  • Amazing views
  • Stylish & sophisticated

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.

Area:Stephansplatz
Rooftop bar Lamée Rooftop in Vienna
7

Lamée Rooftop

$$$ Rotenturmstraße 15
  • Highlights
  • 9th floor
  • Colorful
  • Fantastic views
  • Cocktails & wine

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.

Area:Neubau
Rooftop bar Ruby Marie Rooftop Garden in Vienna
8

Ruby Marie Rooftop Garden

$$$ Kaiserstraße 2-4
  • Highlights
  • 7th floor
  • Urban & casual
  • Breakfast to evening
  • Charming

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.

Area:STEFFL Department Store
Rooftop bar Vienna Sky Bar, Cafe, Restaurant in Vienna
9

SKY Bar, Cafe, Restaurant

$$$$ 19 Karntner Strasse
  • Highlights
  • 7th floor
  • Shopping center
  • Panoramic views
  • Jazzy ambiance

Located on top of the Steffl department store in the heart of Vienna, this rooftop restaurant and bar offers a bit of everything. Divided in two parts, both venues comes with a rooftop terrace giving lovely views over the St. Stephen's Cathedral and the city center rooftops. At the SKY Bar you can sip delicious and well-crafted creations from the over 20 pages long cocktail menu, while the SKY Restaurant serves modern Austrian dishes along with a nice selection of wines.

Area:Grand Hotel Vienna
Rooftop bar Vienna Le Ciel in Vienna
10

Le Ciel

$$$$$ Kaerntner Ring 9
  • Highlights
  • 7th floor
  • Michelin restaurant
  • Wine tasting
  • Luxurious

A French, Michelin star restaurant, located on the 7th floor of the Grand Hotel Vienna. During summer you can enjoy fantastic food with equally breathtaking views at the Le Ciel roof terrace. While the inside restaurant is extremly elegant, the outdoor terrace is a bit more casual and feels a somewhat like a roof garden. Enjoy innovative and creative gourmet cuisine, served as both lunch and dinner, along with an impressive list of around 400 of the best and exquisite wines.

Area:St. Stephen's Cathedral
Rooftop bar Vienna Ristorante Settimo Cielo in Vienna
11

Ristorante Settimo Cielo

$$$$ 3 Singerstrasse
  • Highlights
  • 10th floor
  • Italian food
  • Magnificent views
  • Central

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.

Area:Stadtpark
Rooftop bar Vienna Das Schick in Vienna
12

Das Schick

$$$$ Parkring 12
  • Highlights
  • 12th floor
  • Smoking terrace
  • Panoramic views

Das Schick is a very nice restaurant, located on the 12th floor of the Hotel Am Parkring, serving creative Austrian cuisine with Spanish influences. Since the indoor restaurant is a non-smoking venue, they have created a little rooftop heaven for smokers. Just bring your drink or apertif to the terrace and light up a cigarette or cigar to some spectacular views of the Vienna skyline. Of course, non-smokers are welcome to bring and enjoy their drink at the terrace as well.

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Rooftop-grade: 6/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 2 millions
Climate: temperate

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