We all love to relax with friends, some of us with a good wine or a bespoke cocktail. So it makes sense that bars and lounges are popular choices all across the world. But if you are looking for something spectacular to look at whilst you catch up with friends, then rooftop lounges are perfect for you. This list of the best 11 lounges with awe-inspiring views are guaranteed to make even the most jaded of travellers speechless.
11. Hotel De Rome – Berlin
Another European pick to finish off the list, this time in trendy Berlin. The lounge on top of the Hotel De Rome is a great spot to relax and enjoy Berlin, with views across the historical city centre as well as views of the Berlin Cathedral, the television tower and the State Opera House.
Open from 3pm to 11pm on weekdays and 12pm to 11pm on the weekends, this spot offers champagne and cocktails as well as soft drink options and a delicious slice of cake. Relax with friends at this comfortable and scenic terrace.
If you are wanted to take in some stunning views with some delicious food and drinks, then you can’t go wrong with any of these selections. With options around the world, you can make the most of the stunning views they offer, no matter where you are.
10. Ozone, Hong Kong
The tallest outdoor bar in the world also has an indoor counterpart and you can find this stunning rooftop bar in Hong Kong. The tallest bar in the world sits on top of the International Commerce Centre and comes complete with one of the most breath-taking views in the world.
Designed by Tokyo firm Wonderwall, this bars décor is chic and futuristic, with the incorporation of natural elements. You can take part in a cocktail masterclass, enjoy the in house DJ or simply spend time with friends and family. The inventive drinks menu is fantastically complimented by the range of Asian tapas is available.
9. Sky Bar – Bangkok
Popular with people from all over the world including some visitors from Hollywood, Sky Bar is the highest outdoor bar in the world. You can enjoy stunning views over the city of Bangkok whilst you enjoy dinner or one of their award winning cocktails. This bar was frequented by the cast and crew of the Hangover 2 during filming and the bar is now home to a speciality cocktail based on the cast and crew.
8. The London – Hollywood
This lounge is the ideal for those looking for a slice of the L.A. lifestyle and maybe even an opportunity to rub shoulders with Hollywood’s finest. Take in the unobstructed views of the Hollywood hills as you sit poolside with a cocktail during the day before partying the night away. If you are lucky and the weather is in your favour you can also see all the way to the Pacific Ocean as well as taking in views of the LA skyline. The bar offers speciality cocktails and light bar snacks that are perfect for all occasions. If you are looking for a private hire venue with rooftop options, then this is the perfect place to host your event.
7. ME London
Me London is a bar that offers great views of the London skyline from old central London to the newer skyscrapers of Canary Warf. From its central location, right in the heart of Covent Garden this bar offers both beautiful views and convenience.
See the old and the new from this stunning rooftop venue that makes the most of the London Skyline. Located on top of the ME Hotel, this location was one of the few hotels that made the Conde Nast Traveller Hotlist in 2013, a mark of excellence that is clear throughout the entire hotel, all the way to the rooftop bar.
6. J Parker – Chicago
J Parker is a bar that offers a unique view of Lake Michigan and lends itself perfectly to spending time with friends or family. Enjoy drinks with unobstructed water views that you can’t find anywhere else in Chicago.
This popular location does not take reservations, so make sure you get there early to get the best views of the city and the water. If you are looking for a great rooftop lounge for a private event, then this is the place to come. With lots of options for events of all sizes, this rooftop bar should be on your list when you are thinking of booking a room for a private event.