Vietnam is one of those Asian countries with a great all year-round climate for rooftop bars. Most of the best rooftop bars in Vietnam are located in the bigger cities like Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Da Nang. But you can also find some superb rooftops along the coastline in smaller cities or paradise destinations.
Many roof terraces are located at hotels and some of them can brag with luxurious rooftop swimming pools as well. The prices here are very human as well, compared to many other rooftops around the world.
Here’s a list made by The Rooftop Guide of the 8 best rooftop bars in Vietnam. Enjoy!
If you're looking for an exclusive and high-end experience, the Social Club is a great option, as it showcases some of the best food in the entire city.
With a European-inspired menu and a comfortable lounge area with stunning views of the city, the Social Club is the perfect place for when you want to enjoy yourself away from large crowds.
Wooden details, wicker chair bar stools, and an open terrace give this beautiful bar a relaxing atmosphere; A true oasis in the middle of one of Vietnam's largest cities, set on top of Hotel Des Arts Saigon.
Though its laid back atmosphere invites contemplation, the Social Club also offers live DJ music and a more party ambiance, but that's usually reserved for late nights.
Hotel des Arts Saigon, 76-78 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
An oasis in the middle of a busy city, the Diamond Sky Bar overlooks Hanoi's Old Quarter and grants guests with beautiful panoramic views of the entire city.
On a clear day, you may even be able to see the Ba Vin mountain range!
The Diamond Sky Bar is composed of three overlapping terraces, each offering something different.
The first one, located on a 13th floor, is where you can find the bar, as well as spacious seating areas.
The second, located on the 14th floor, is a more private, lounge-like area, perfect for those seeking conversation.
The third, located on the 15th floor, is the most exclusive and is usually reserved for special events.
Sophisticated and modern, the Diamond Sky Bar has an extensive drink menu that covers all classics and some signature drinks, as well as a food menu, where you can find traditional Vietnamese cuisine.
This bar is one of the most popular in the city, so reservations are encouraged, particularly during the late afternoon and beyond.
DIAMOND SKY BAR
No 32 Lo Su St, Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi
Located on the 26th floor, this is one of the tallest bars in the city, as well as one of the most popular bars.
Offering unmatchable panoramic views of the entire city, this stylish and modern bar is known for its eclectic furniture and top-notch service.
Classic and signature cocktails, artisanal beers, and champagne and wines from around the world are readily available, as well as an extensive and delicious collection of bar foods.
Visit early in the afternoon for a more lounge-like experience and front-row seats for a stunning sunset.
Come late at night for a party atmosphere, live music shows and plenty of dancing!
The Chill SkyBar share space with the Chill Dining, a restaurant that specializes in steak and seafood.
Both places are popular, so reservations are encouraged.
AB Tower, 76A Le Lai, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
One of the largest, if not the largest, sky bar in Nah Trang, Skylight is here to surprise you with fantastic service and unbeatable views.
From your vantage point on one of the bar's comfortable lounge areas, you'll be able to see everything the city has to offer:
The giant Buddha statue watching over Long Son Pagoda, the beautiful islands of Nha Trang Bay, the hustle and bustle of this lively city, and even the Po Nagar Temple.
If you're all about the view, then you can't do any better than Skylight.
With a relaxed yet classy atmosphere, this bar invites you to relax while admiring the sights.
Enjoy a delicious coffee or a cocktail while watching the afternoon pass you by; Or if you're feeling adventurous, walk over the glass-bottomed walkway this bar is famous for!
You won't get more vertiginous views anywhere else!
Premier Havana Nha Trang Hotel, 38 Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang City
Daily: 9am-2pm & 4.30pm-midnight
A comfortable bar with a more relaxed atmosphere, Brilliant is known not only for its incredible views but also for its menu.
Large enough to accommodate up to 100 people, but still quiet enough to allow conversation, this sky bar has turned into a favorite amongst the locals who are just looking for a place to relax.
Located on the Rooftop of the Brilliant Hotel, this bar provides jaw-dropping views of the Han River and Da Nang's skyline.
Warm lighting, rattan chairs, and floor-to-ceiling windows allow guests to enjoy said views without getting up from their seats.
The bar offers a standard menu that features beer, wines, and cocktails.
The restaurant, overlooking the Dragon River Bridge, offers local cuisine as well as salads, pasta, and steaks.
If you're visiting, make sure to order a Tiger draught beer. Your visit to Vietnam won't be complete without one.
BRILLIANT TOP BAR
162 Bach Dang Street, Hai Chau I Ward, Hai Chau District, Danang
A truly unique kind of bar, Ink 360 is a pleasure to see, inside and out!
Offering stunning panoramic views of the Phu Quoc island, and transporting visitors into Kraken infested waters thanks to its uncommon decorations, this is the kind of bar you need to see to believe.
Sleek, sophisticated, and mysterious, Ink 360 has a vast drink menu, including a collection of nautically inspired signature cocktails.
Drink alongside tentacles while enjoying the kind of sunset only an island can provide. The experience is more than worth the wait.
Bai Truong, Duong To Ward, Duong To, Phu Quoc
Located on top of the President Palace building and offering unmatched views of the heart of Ho Chi Minh, Skyloft by Glow is a vibrant destination and an obligated stop whenever you're visiting the city.
This colorful bar takes its name very seriously and submerges guests into a show of lights and shadows.
This Instagram-worthy bar doesn't offer only great backdrops for selfies, but it also has panoramic vistas of the city and a drink menu worth writing home about.
A vast collection of signature cocktails, spirits from around the world, expensive champagnes and wines, and craft beers are some of the liquid offerings Glow has in store for the thirsty.
For the hungry, Eastern to Western-inspired bar-bites are readily available, and though Skyloft by Glow is more a club than a restaurant, the food is an experience on its own.
Live DJs and large crowds are commonplace, so reservations are encouraged if you want to have a seat later at night.
SKYLOFT BY GLOW
93 Nguyen Du, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The highest rooftop bar in Da Nang, this high-end sky bar offers amazing views of the City Center and the Bach Dang Street.
Split between three stories, this is one of the hottest nightlife spots in Da Nang, as it offers not only stunning views but also delicious cocktails.
Top-notch sound systems, neon-lit fixtures, comfortable sofa beds, and VIP lounges make it clear that this is a place for parties, and that's precisely what you'll find here.
Set on top of Novotel Danang, the Sky36 Bar is well known for its thematic parties, live performances, water drum shows, and even firework displays.
Though walk-ins are welcome and there are no cover charges, the drinks served here are quite expensive, though you won't worry about the price once you're having fun.
36 Bach Dang, Da Nang