Rooftop bars Zurich

Complete guide to the 6 fantastic rooftop bars in Zurich in 2020

Made by the world's leading experts on rooftop bars

Here you'll find all the best Zurich rooftop bars with,complete with all info. Opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more for every roof terrace. One of the most harmonious big cities in the world. Mostly because its remote and beautiful location, surrounded by the mountains and lakes. The terraces here can boost of with spectacular views and some awesome restaurants and bars. So, which is the best rooftop bar in Zurich? Just scroll down and find the Zurich rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Last updated: February 6th, 2019
Rooftop bar Zurich SKY BAR at Eden Au Lac in Zurich
SKY BAR at Eden Au Lac
$$$$ Utoquai 45
  • Highlights
  • 7th floor
  • Lake views
  • Classy
SKY BAR and the hotel Eden Au Lac is closed for renovation, will re-open during 2019.

Located right by the water, which gives this terrace a magical view. Perfect rooftop bar in Zurich to take an after-work. Good drink menu, good food and fast service.
Area:City Center
Rooftop bar Zurich Haute in Zurich
$$$$ Talstrasse 65
  • Highlights
  • 13th-14th floor
  • Great service
  • Panoramic views
  • Exclusive
This awesome rooftop bar and restaurant is located on the top two floors of the Hochhaus zur Schanze building, right in the heart of Zurich. Exclusive spot and a club members’ restaurant and bar, so if you are not a member, make sure to call ahead and see if you can book a table. Enjoy premium drinks, gourmet food and panoramic views stretching over the city and Lake Zurich, both at the 'downstairs' indoor lounge and al-fresco rooftop terrace, and the top floor stylish restaurant.
Rooftop bar Hiltl Dachterrasse in Zurich
Hiltl Dachterrasse
$$$ Bahnhofstrasse 88
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Cozy atmosphere
  • 2 terraces
  • Vegetarian food
Hiltl is actually the world's oldest vegetarian restaurant, and can be found at various locations around Zurich. Since 2015 also above the PKZ Women in the city center, where the cosy and charming Hiltl Dachterrasse offer not one, but two lovely rooftop terraces. Modern, green and lush, the roof gardens gives you a beautiful view over the busy Bahnhofstrasse. Enjoy great vegetarian food, fine coffee and tea specialties along with a large selection of fresh and tasty cocktails.
Rooftop bar Zurich Griederbar in Zurich
Griederbar Zurich
$$$ Bahnhofstrasse 30
  • Highlights
  • 5th floor
  • Café
  • Green oasis
  • Shopping mall
A luscious and green rooftop bar and lounge in Zurich, situated on the roof of Grieder shopping malls, right in the heart of the city. The terrace is equipped with classic and comfy lounge couches and white parasols, and up here you get an awesome view over the Paradeplatzof and the city rooftops. Open during retail hours, so mainly a spot perfect to enjoy homemade dishes during a sunny lunch, or a relaxing glass of champagne in between all the shopping.
Rooftop bar Rigiblick Terrace in Zurich
Rigiblick Terrace
$$$$ Germaniastrasse 99
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Great food
  • Panoramic views
  • Home-made ice cream
Located at Sorell Hotel Rigiblick, a bit outside and above the city center of Zurich, Rigiblick Terrace offers a quite magical view of the Zurich skyline, the lake and the alps. The 2nd floor do feel a lot higher up here! Belonging to the fine-dining Restaurant Rigiblick and Bistro, here you can enjoy fantastic seasonal, local and sustainable creations ina a very pleasant and relaxing in atmosphere. Great for a sunny lunch, but probably even better for a hard-to-forget sunset dinner.
Rooftop bar Zurich Sonnenberg in Zurich
$$$$ Hitzigweg 15
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Fine dining
  • Magical views
  • Exstensive wine list
On the hills outside of Zurich you find Sonnenberg, an amazing fine-dining restauarant and rooftop bar with one of the best views in all of Zurich. And happily enough, the food has the same quality as the view. Enjoy modern, exalted brasserie-dishes with influences from both Switzerland and all of Europe, complemented with an extensive wine list. Year round restaurant inside, during the warmer months the second floor terrace opens up for food and views al-fresco style.

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Rooftop bar Zürich

Rooftop-grade: 6/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 1,3 millions
Climate: temperate

Which are the best rooftops in Zurich? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Zurich. The climate here is temperate which results in that the rooftop bars in Zurich being closed during the winter. But the warmer months can give quite magical days and nights at any of the rooftops available.

Luxurious interiors and superb views of the city and the surrounding countryside is some of the stuff you could expect if you visit any of the rooftop bars in Zurich. And here's a list of the best hotels in Zurich with a view

About Zurich

Zürich is Switzerland's largest city. The city is beautifully situated right on Lake Zurich, surrounded by forested mountains. This offers an enchanting view over the entire area. Attractions in the city are museums, the old town, cathedrals and the zoo. Zürich abounds with good restaurants, where you primarily eat fondues, rösti or other Swiss specialty's.