Top 10 Party Rooftops in the world

Mix elevated vibes with elevated views, at these sky-high and party-packed venues.

January 8, 2023
Top 10 Party Rooftops in the world
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Sometimes you just want to relax at a chill rooftop lounge, watching the sunset. But sometimes you also just want to put your dancing shoes on, and enjoy rooftop party vibes while 'the ordinary' life continues down below.

This complete listing of the Top 10 party rooftop bars in the world will take you to venues mixing elevated vibes with elevated views. From NYC to Singapore, from vibrant day party's to DJ sessions and live entertainment long into the night.

1. TaKeT
/ Gothenburg

Top 10 Party Rooftops in the World - Taket, Gothenburg
TaKeT - Photo: www.facebook.com/TaKeT

Located on the 7th floor of the Comfort Hotel Gotheburg, TaKeT is going on its seventh season in 2022, and it continues to be one of the best spots in the city for casual drinks, fun vibes and live entertainment.

With wooden floors, greenery, comfy loungers, a large retractable roof, jaw-dropping views over the Göta Älv river, along with a laid-back and casual atmosphere, TaKeT is a must-visit for anyone looking for a place where they can relax, make new friends and live in the moment.

While the setting at TaKeT is pretty vibrant whenever you visit, the rooftop is known for its weekly DJ-sessions and takeover party's, when the atmosphere really turns sky-high.

A favorite amongst locals and visitors alike, serving a wide variety of finely crafted cocktails, on-tap beers, bubbles and world spirits.

TAKET

Skeppsbroplatsen 1, 41121 Gothenburg, Sweden

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2. SPINE
/ Beirut

Top 10 Party Rooftops in the World - SPINE, Beirut
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SPINE is an unparalleled rooftop lounge bar, perched on the 12th floor of the G1 Building, just north of central Beirut.

Awarded several times, this truly unique venue offers a visual experience few rooftops in the world can match.

With no visual boundaries - no walls nor ceiling - the terrace mixes the minimalistic with the elegant, using an aesthetic lighting structure that discretely blends into the night sky.

Together with amazing 360° views over the Beirut skyline and the Mediterranean, evenings at SPINE are something out of the ordinary.

Staring with a static dinner setup, where a variety of fusion dishes perfect to share are complemented with award-winning mixology drinks, developing into a dynamic and vibrant lounge.

Then, the lighting installations turn on the most explosive 'dynamic mode', with hundreds of color variations, and upbeat music from live DJs keep the crowd and atmosphere roaring into the late hours.

SPINE BEIRUT

12th floor, G1 (Rodeo Drive) Building Naccache Seaside Road, Beirut, Lebanon

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3. Joy District
/ Chicago

Top 10 Party Rooftops in the World - Joy District, Chicago
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Located in Chicago’s River North, Joy District offers several floors of (different) fun, sure to attract an exciting crowd.

While the first floor modern sports parlor Parlay comes with plenty of energy, it is the floors above that are really buzzing with atmosphere.

Starting with the second floor Club, which is a dance party hotspot, offering the hottest local DJs, themed parties, and bottle service.

The Club is all indoors, and you have to climb antoher floor to get the ultimate mix of alfresco vibes and a buzzing atmosphere.

Simply called The Roof, this trendy rooftop lounge comes surrounded with plenty of greenery and impeccable views of Chicago's cityscape.

The Joy District rooftop is usually available as a covered and heated escape during winter, but it's during the warmer months that the party atmosphere is really sky-high, and served on a daily basis.

JOY DISTRICT

112 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654, US

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4. WHITE Dubai
/ Dubai

Top 10 Party Rooftops in the World - WHITE Dubai, Dubai
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Since opening in Dubai 2013, WHITE has been awarded best club, music & nightlife pretty much every year. And with a 2021 revamp, this ultramodern rooftop club show no signs of slowing down.

Found at the Meydan Racecourse Grandstand rooftop, the spacious and stylish terrace comes surrounded with some really impressive and uninterrupted views of the Dubai skyline and the majestic Burj Khalifa.

Offering all you need for a sky-high and elevated night out in Dubai, WHITE offers recurring weekly events, like Ladie's Night and URBN Saturday's with hip-hop and r&b, as well as the best of DJs and entertainment from around the world.

From the enormous circular bar in the middle you can order crafted signature cocktails, or you relax at a table with some bottles of bubbly and a restaurant menu filled with international delicacies.

WHITE

Meydan Racecourse Grandstand Rooftop, Adjacent To The Ticket Sales Office, Dubai, UAE

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5. lebua No.3
/ Bangkok

Top 10 Party Rooftops in the World - lebua No.3, Bangkok
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Part of the impressive vertical experience found at the fabulous lebua at State Tower in the heart of Bangkok, lebua No.3 might not be the most elevated of the rooftop destinations, but it sure comes with the highest vibes.

Equipped with a digital-graphic dance floor, comfy lounge spots and an illuminated bar, the multi-level rooftops sits comfortably on the 52nd floor, surrounded with amazing and panoramic views over the Bangkok skyline.

Branded as a 'hedonist’s haven', this is a place to enjoy premier gin, vodka, caviar and crafted mixology cocktails, as well as thumping beats from the live DJs.

Offering low-key luxury for the young and young-at-heart, lebua No.3 is made for sky-high nights that feels both exclusive and vibrant.

LEBUA NO.3

State Tower Bangkok, 1055 Si Lom, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok, Thailand

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6. L.P. Rooftop Bar
/ Los Angeles

Top 10 Party Rooftops in the World - L.P. Rooftop Bar, Los Angeles
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L.P. Rooftop Bar is not only one of the largest roof terraces in the entirety of Los Angeles, but also one of the most welcoming, thanks in no small part to its gorgeous wooden floors and walls lush vegetation.

Though the bar is undeniably luxurious, it has a very casual and laid-back atmosphere, complete with plush lounge areas, outdoor heaters, live music, and open-air construction.

The bar offers fresh hand-crafted cocktails with some exciting combinations, a collection of house beers, carefully selected wines, and even a small menu of Asian drinks, which go hand in hand with the bar's Asian-inspired street food.

With the motto 'Where Love Lives', L.P. Rooftop Bar offers a fun and vibrant setting pretty much all nights of the week, spiced up with weekend daytime events like 'Bottomless Mimosa Brunch' and 'Good Times Sunday's', packed with music, cocktails and food.

L.P. ROOFTOP BAR

603 N La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069, US

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7. CÈ LA VI
/ Singapore

Top 10 Party Rooftops in the World - CÈ LA VI, Singapore
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Located on top of the world famous Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, CÈ LA VI showcases some jaw-dropping views over the city and the ocean, along with a fresh take on modern Asian cuisine.

Furnished with colorful umbrellas, loungers and dining tables, CÉ LA VI boasts an undeniably chic style that goes hand in hand with the venue's high-end atmosphere.

Offering both indoor and outdoor seating, a sky deck equipped with its own bar, as well as a club lounge, CÉ LA VI is as much for eating as it is for parties, with the latter being the thing most visitors are interested in.

Open daily from noon till late at night and packed with events, you can drop by any time you want. Be it for a Sky High Brunch, a sunset cocktail or a night out partying, as this is one of Singapore's hottest spots for DJ concerts.

That said, you can't miss the restaurant's mouthwatering Asian cuisine, which features freshly caught seafood, that pairs wonderfully with CÉ LA VI's creative hand-crafted cocktails.

CÈ LA VI

1 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018971

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8. Level 27
/ Warsaw

Top 10 Party Rooftops in the World - Level 27, Warsaw
Level 27 - Photo: http://level27.pl/

A large, open-air venue located 27 floors above ground, Level 27 is known mostly for its parties, which are widely regarded as some of the best in Warsaw.

While there's a small indoor lounge where you can enjoy delicious drinks during rainy and cold days, the real appeal of Level 27 is its 450 square meters outdoor terrace, where you can enjoy not only jaw-dropping views of Warsaw but also a phenomenal party atmosphere.

Level 27 has been featured in The World's Finest Clubs at place 92. It offers finely crafted cocktails, a large variety of drinks, premium spirits, champagne, and bottle service and private lounges when you want to party with a little more exclusivity.

Level 27's party atmosphere is complemented by firework shows, affordable drinks, generous happy hours, and an energetic crowd that makes this venue one of Poland's best when you want to go clubbing.

LEVEL 27

Poland, al. Jerozolimskie 123A, Warsaw, Poland

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9. Cerise Rooftop
/ Chicago

Top 10 Party Rooftops in the World - Cerise Rooftop, Chicago
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Located 26 floors above ground and providing stunning views of Chicago's skyline, Cerise Rooftop is the perfect place to go for when you want to pair your drinks with a view and some vibes.

Equipped with communal lounge areas, private tables, plush chairs, and traditional bar-stools, Cerise Rooftop has a modern and semi-formal atmosphere that you're sure to appreciate, just like you're going to enjoy the bar's extensive drink menu.

Alongside house cocktails and wines, you can also enjoy a small selection of bar bites, which change according to the season, encouraging repeated visits and exploration.

While the atmosphere is more chill-lounge during the weekdays, when office workers from the downtown area visit the venue, the weekends are wild, with live DJ shows and a large and festive crowd.

Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are encouraged, particularly during the weekends.

CERISE ROOFTOP

Virgin Hotels Chicago, 203 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60601, US

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10. Somewhere Nowhere NYC
/ New York

Top 10 Party Rooftops in the World - Somewhere Nowhere NYC
Somewhere Nowhere NYC - Photo: https://somewherenowherenyc.com/

Located on the 38th and 39th floor of the Renaissance New York Chelsea Hotel, Somewhere Nowhere NYC is one of the more elevated rooftop bars in NYC. And it is also one of the more vibrant.

Aiming to provide a unique all-day escape within the city, the two-level venue offers several settings, with lounge, nightclub and rooftop pool.

The top floor open-air terrace is home to both the luxurious rooftop pool and the most impressive 360° views over Manhattan. But it is the lower indoor garden lounge that holds the top vibes.

Covering 5,516 square feet, the lounge is both magical and whimsical, with custom art pieces of gnomes and fireflies and plenty of neon signs. Here you can enjoy international and local live DJs, as well as a sky-high atmosphere, pretyy much all nights of the week.

Somewhere Nowhere do welcome walk-ins at the bar, but for the most happening late night events, reservations via bottle service are highly recommended.

SOMEWHERE NOWHERE

112 W 25th St, New York, NY 10001, US

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