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Rooftop Bars Vienna

2023 update
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Best time to visit May - September
Rooftop grade 8/10
Rooftop Bar Vienna
Rooftop Vienna

18 best rooftop bars in Vienna

Updated:June 2, 2023

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
Rooftop bar Vienna MOOONS Rooftop Bar in Vienna

MOOONS Rooftop Bar

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

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
  • Unique

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 Das LOFT Bar & Lounge in Vienna

Das LOFT Bar & Lounge

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

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 SKY & Roofgarden at STEFFL in Vienna

SKY & Roofgarden at STEFFL

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

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 Istros Rooftop Bar in Vienna

Istros Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 7th floor | Leopoldstadt
  • Highlights
  • Modern
  • River views
  • Expertly crafted cocktails

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.

Rooftop bar Aurora Rooftop Bar in Vienna

Aurora Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 16th floor | Schweizer Garten
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Vienna Chez Bernard in Vienna

Chez Bernard

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

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 Grand Étage Vienna in Vienna

Grand Étage Vienna

$$$$ | 7th floor | Stadtpark
  • Highlights
  • Exclusive
  • Spectacular views
  • Rooftop pool

One of the most beautiful places on the famous Ringstraße is the Vienna rooftop bar Grand Étage, found on the last floor of the hotel Grand Ferdinand. On the lush terrace you can not only enjoy the culinary delights of the restaurant, but also spectacular views over the Vienna rooftops, as well as a lovely rooftop pool. Mostly an exclusive rooftop restaurant & bar, reserved for hotel guests, their visitors and its club members. However, on selected Sundays the Grand Étage opens its doors for all to enjoy a special Sunday brunch buffet, and every Tuesday night is 'Open House', with exciting drinks, culinary surprises and a DJ.

Rooftop bar Vienna Atmosphere Rooftop Bar & Lounge in Vienna

Atmosphere Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 8th floor | Stadtpark
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Vienna Dachboden at 25hours Hotel in Vienna

Dachboden at 25hours Hotel

$$$ | 8th floor | Museumsquartier
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Zoku Vienna in Vienna

Zoku Vienna

$$$ | 7th floor | Leopoldstadt
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop restaurant & bar
  • 360-views
  • Social & buzzing

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 Juwel Wien in Vienna

Juwel Wien

$$$ | 15th floor | Leopoldstadt
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar 57 Restaurant & Lounge in Vienna

57 Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$ | 58th floor | Kaisermühlen
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Lamée Rooftop in Vienna

Lamée Rooftop

$$$ | 9th floor | Stephansplatz
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Ruby Marie Rooftop Garden in Vienna

Ruby Marie Rooftop Garden

$$$ | 7th floor | Neubau
  • Highlights
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Vienna 1870 - Restaurant Terrace Lounge in Vienna

1870 - Restaurant Terrace Lounge

$$$$$ | 7th floor | Grand Hotel Vienna
  • Highlights
  • Gourmet restaurant
  • 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
  • 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.

Rooftop bar Vienna Das Schick in Vienna

Das Schick

$$$$ | 12th floor | Stadtpark
  • Highlights
  • 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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City info

Rooftop bar Vienna

Rooftop-grade: 8/10

Prime season: May-Sept

Residents: 2 millions

Climate: temperate

Which are the best rooftops in Vienna? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Vienna. The climate in Vienna is temperate, which means hot summers and cold winters. So the rooftop bars in Vienna are only open during spring, summer and autumn.

The terraces located in ths beautiful city, often have an absolutely magical view of the city and its beautiful surroundings with mountains, valleys and water. And if you had enough about rooftop bars, this is a great guide on things to do in Vienna.

About Vienna

Vienna is Austria's capital and also largest city. The city is located in eastern Austria near the Danube River. It holds 20% of the Austrian population. Vienna is probably best known for its great music scene. There are not many countries that can boast so many skilled and significant composers that Vienna has during history. Also theater and opera is very popular here, usually with classical music involved.