8 best rooftop bars in Greece

Published: March 30, 2020

From beautiful sunsets over the ocean to historical views in Athens - this is what you'll get from the Greece rooftop bars!

Greece is one of the most beautiful and paradise-like destinations in the world. The many islands and warm Mediterranean climate make this a heaven for all lovers of the good life.

Despite the absence of big metropolis (except Athens), Greece is a great country for rooftop bars. Many of the best rooftop bars in Greece are located along the water or around Acropolis in Athens.

The best time to visit a Greece roof terrace is between April – October, when the climate is warm and pleasant. Here is our complete listing of the 8 best rooftop bars in Greece.

8. Orizontes Roof Garden
/ Thessaloniki

Best Rooftop Bars Greece - Orizontes Roof Garden
Orizontes Roof Garden - Photo: www.electrahotels.gr

Thessaloniki is one of Greece’s top vacation venues. Chosen by the rich and famous, and non-celebrity visitors, it is the perfect mixture of affordability and luxury. Orizontes Roof Garden is part of that equation.

With breathtaking views of the Olympus mountain, the sea and the city’s Walls, and Sheikh Sou forest, Orizontes Roof Garden serves an acute selection of breakfast bites, delicious lunch menu and a dinner plates to savor the rooftop experience to the fullest.

One of Thessaloniki’s most romantic venues, so don’t be shy and bring your date for a cozy night out. The rooftop venue transforms into a bar, located atop the Electra Palace Hotel in the town’s heart.

Featuring panoramic views of Aristotelous Square and the legendary mountain, Orizontes is more than just a bar. With an elegant decor and a decadent set of gourmet bites and drinks, it is a perfect spot for a casual business dinner, too.

ORIZONTES ROOF GARDEN

Pl. Aristotelous 9, Thessaloniki 546 24

Daily: 06:30 - 01:00

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7. Sky Bar
/ Mykonos

Best Rooftop Bars Greece - Sky Bar
Sky Bar - Photo: www.andronikos.gr

If you have booked your vacation in Mykonos, we guarantee you a party to tell stories about long after the summer is over. Sky Bar is worth including.

Hosted at the Andronikos, this bar is Mykonos’s hottest rooftop location for a party under the stars. Foodies will be tempted to try out the culinary delights such as exotic drinks and signature dishes, along with a fusion gourmet specialties with a Greek twist.

Every evening from 6 to 9pm, visitors can indulge in a signature cocktail during bar’s happy hour.

Live jazz or pop music events, DJ sets and poolside entertainment guarantee for a good night.

SKY BAR MYKONOS

Drafaki, Mikonos 846 00

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6. Tudor Hall Restaurant
/ Athens

Best Rooftop Bars Greece - Tudor Hall Restaurant
Tudor Hall Restaurant - Photo: www.tudorhall.gr

Tudor Hall Restaurant is yet another gem in Athens’s crown is soon to be discovered by the popular crowd in Greece’s capital.

Located at the very heart of the city, atop the 7th floor of the fab King George II Palace Hotel, Tudor Hall Restaurant is a rooftop restaurant experience you need to cross over from your bucket list of places to visit in this lifetime. Overlooking signature spots in old Athens, such as the Acropolis, we guarantee you will have a great time with a fantastic view.

Inspired by the classic Greek cuisine, the restaurant’s chef serves fresh dishes, sourced by a local produce. Tudor Hall Restaurant has been a constant winner in all lists of top-notch restaurants in Greece for the past five years.

It serves all of its drinks and dishes with a class. You can stop by whenever - for an early breakfast, or an afternoon cocktail. The classy decorated restaurant is among Athens’ most upscale venues, so book your visit in advance.

TUDOR HALL RESTAURANT

Vasileos Georgiou A 3, Athina 105 64

Daily 16:30 - 00:15

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5. Fragile
/ Thessaloniki

Best Rooftop Bars Greece - Fragile
Fragile

Hidden within the streets of Valaouritou, Fragile is Thessaloniki’s top rooftop venue when visiting the popular Greek holiday location. With a strong feel of minimalism, the Fragile offers a clean and sleek interior look and even more vibrant feel of the surrounding area.

The bar’s unique cocktails and eclectic music create the perfect balance to nourish all of your senses. When visiting, be sure to check the vintage movies they air on the neighbouring walls, turning the outdoor area into the perfect open-air summer cinema.

Thessaloniki is not a place rich of rooftop venues, so climb the few stairs that lead to the rooftop. We guarantee it’s worth the visit.

FRAGILE THESSALONIKI

Valaoritou 29, Thessaloniki 546 25

Daily 19:00 – 03:00

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4. Air Lounge Roof Bar
/ Athens

Best Rooftop Bars Greece - Air Lounge Roof Bar
Air Lounge Roof Bar - Photo: www.freshhotel.gr

The Air Lounge Roof Bar is the perfect mixture of bar delights and a rooftop swimming pool extravaganza. It offers a fantastic restaurant and a cool spot to grab a refreshing drink at. Perched on the 9th floor of the modern Hotel Fresh, the rooftop bar is close to Monastiraki.

Both the restaurant and the rooftop bar serve a classic, fresh and healthy Mediterranean cuisine, offering a robust of signature and vintage cocktails along with an impressive list of fine wines.

With a modern interior design, both the terrace deck and the restaurant create a very calm and atmospheric environment. The large open-air terrace is the perfect spot to spend the evening at, enjoying a picturesque skyline view at sunset.

Open day and night, you can choose between a place to grab a bite at, or a place to get your party animal unleashed. To enjoy the perks of the rooftop pool, you must book a stay with the hotel first.

AIR LOUNGE ROOF BAR

Fresh Hotel Athens Sofokleous 26 Athens 105 52

Daily: 10:00 - 02:00

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3. V Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar
/ Santorini

Best Rooftop Bars Greece - V Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar
V Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar - Photo: www.santorini-vlounge.com

Escape the ordinary in V Lounge Cafe & Cocktail bar. Exposing the eye to unobstructed views of the Aegean Sea, Volcano and Caldera, the lounge bar is the perfect go-to location if you’re wondering what to do when vacaying in one of Greece’s finest holiday resorts.

Situated atop the Panorama Boutique Hotel, the bar has a fantastic and accessible location. Known for its quality of service and friendly staff, the V Lounge ensures all of its guests are well taken care of.

The indoors romantic setting sets the tone for a chill and laid-back atmosphere, whereas the view and the menu guarantee for an excellent experience. V Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar has made its name known by using the highest quality products, all sourced from local farmers.

With a simple, yet very classic menu, you can enjoy a fresh salad, tasty sandwiches or delicious bites, accompanying the coffee and fresh fruity cocktails.

The beverages list is long enough for pickier visitors, having combined a robust of fine wines, rare bourbons, vodkas and some world’s most delicious rums.

V LOUNGE CAFE & COCKTAIL BAR

Ipapantis Walkway, Thira 847 00

Daily: 08:00 - 02:00

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2. Sky Lounge Rooftop Dining Bar
/ Athens

Best Rooftop Bars Greece - Sky Lounge Rooftop Dining Bar
Sky Lounge Rooftop Dining Bar - Photo: www.melia.com

Melia Athens Hotel, part of Melia Hotels International, is the home of one of Athens’ best rooftop places. The Sky Lounge is exactly what its name suggests - perched on the 9th floor of the hotel, the wine and dine rooftop venue is right in the heart of the Greek capital city.

The seasonal rooftop terrace offers a spectacular view of the Acropolis and the Lycabettus Hill. Equipped with a modern rooftop pool, during daytime the terrace transfers into a pool party venue and lounge for guests staying at the hotel underneath.

You can choose between the fantastic pool, or chill in one of the jacuzzis. At nighttime, the bar transforms into a contemporary club where hip crowd joins for an unforgettable party experiences while in Athens.

Relaxing in vibe, you can taste a creative Greek cuisine from the large a la carte menu and check out the cocktails or their local wine produce. The Sky Lounge Rooftop Dining Bar operates from mid-May until mid-October.

SKY LOUNGE ROOFTOP DINING BAR

Melia Athens, 14 Chalkokondili & 28th October Ave, Athens 106 77

Daily: 17:00 - 01:00

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1. 180 Sunset Bar
/ Mykonos

Best Rooftop Bars Greece - 180 Sunset Bar
180 Sunset Bar - Photo: www.mykonoscastle.eu

If you haven’t visited Mykonos yet, maybe it’s time for you to consider a well-planned party vacation on the Greek island. With a ton of places to stay at, and even more to party at, Mykonos hosts one of the world’s most delightful rooftop bars - the 180 Sunset Bar.

Situated atop the Mykonos Blu Hotel, this luxurious bar overlooks the gardens, the pool and the popular Psarou Beach from its deck. The view from this open-air bar can really touch you, awaken your senses and fill your eyes with the illuminated colors of sunset and Mykonos Chora.

A typical live jazz music will fulfill the surroundings while the nice staff serves one of their signature drinks under the Greek sky.

180 SUNSET BAR

Epar.Od. Mikonou, Mikonos 846 00

Daily: 1,5 hours before sunset to 23:00

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