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The World’s 10 Best Rooftop Bars
photos from the world’s coolest rooftop nightlife.
photo by simonparisphotograph
No night out in Bangkok is complete without a couple cocktails at Sirocco.
Perched on top of The Dome at State Tower, 64th floors above the hectic
streets of Bangkok, this sexy rooftop bar boasts 360 degree views of
the city with city lights in every direction, as far as the eye can
see. If you’re looking for a picturesque place to dine, they also serve
The Dome at Sate Tower 1055 Silom Road, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500
photo by www.anotacionesviajeras.com
2. The Penthouse
The Penthouse is an ultra-chic
rooftop bar owned by Rande Gerber, celeb nightlife entrepreneur and
husband of Cindy Crawford. It’s located on the roof of Hotel ME Madrid
Reina Victoria, in Plaza Santa Ana, and has a great view of central
Madrid. The crowd is dressed to kill, the waitresses are smoking hot the
drinks are pricey and the place is often frequented by Spanish
celebrities. Best to get here for happy hour, because although it’s open
till 3am, the line to get in is insane after midnight.
Hotel ME Madrid Reina Victoria / Plaza Santa Ana / Princesa, 27 /
Madrid Spain 28008 / Tel: (34) 91 5418200
photo by grantthai
3. Luna Bar
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This super sexy rooftop and poolside bar is a hang out for the
twenties and thirties nightlife scene in Kuala Lumpur. It’s got a long
indoor bar with a chic design leading you out onto the breezy rooftop
for the best views of the lights of KL. For a romantic night out, be
sure to get there early to snag a private little enclave up against the
Menara PanGlobal 34th Floor / Jalan Punchak (off Jl P. Ramlee) /
Kuala Lumpur / Tel: +60-3-20262211
photo by spin
4. Rooftop Bar
An ultra cool venue for music, cinema, or just sunny boozing, this
bar sits atop the Thai bar and restaurant, Cookie, on a six story 1920’s
building in central Melbourne.
photo by OneDanShow
Although not an open air bar, Gravity boasts an
unobstructed 360 degree view of Dublin. It’s got a swanky style and
comfortable seating right up against the glass to sit in while you enjoy
the view from the highest bar in Ireland.
Top of The Guinness Storehouse / St James’s Gate / Dublin 8,
Ireland / Tel: + 353 1 408 4800
photo by FoolishVanity
6. Top Floor Bar
Looking for the perfect place to throw a swank party in London? The
Top Floor Bar, the final floor of the Gherkin, London’s newest
architectural darling, is available for private parties. The ultra
modern venue sits under the spectacular glass cone roof and has stunning
views of the city.
Top of the Gherkin / 30 St. Mary Axe /
London, United Kingdom
photo by silentway
The Palms teamed up with the Playboy Club giving revelers in Vegas a
sexy place to blow their money on the 53rd floor of the palms Hotel.
The sound system here is rockin’ and although it can be tough to get
in, it’s a great place to check out on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
The Palms Hotel 53rd Floor / 4321 W Flamingo Rd / Las Vegas, NV
Tel (702) 940-7246
photo by jennywong
8. Captain Bar
This cool rooftop bar has a wide variety of cocktails and a great
view of The Bund and surrounding city lights. It’s usually a cool mix of
locals and travelers which makes for a diverse and thirsty crowd.
6/F, 37 Fuzhou Lu / People’s Square / Bund,Metro Line 2 Nanjing Dong Lu
Station / Shanghai, China
photo by Martin
9. Hudson Sky Terrace
New York, New York
This super chill rooftop bar has great service, amazing sangria and
everything else you could want on a hot New York afternoon. From an air
conditioned game room to a hammock with a view of the river, the Hudson
has you covered, but like many of NY rooftop hot spots, you must be a
guest in the hotel to enjoy it.
The Hudson Hotel / 356 W.
58th St between Eighth and Ninth Aves / Tel 212-554-6317
10. Condesa DF Rooftop Bar
Mexico City, Mexico
This is an awesome bar in an all-around cool hotel. The Condesa
DF is decked out in extraordinary design, from the table cloths to
the couches. This super-chic hotel only has 40 rooms so make sure to
get a reservation, and make sure to hit its rooftop paradise for some
cocktails as the sun goes down over Mexico City.
/ Avenida Veracruz 102 / Mexico City DF 06700 Mexico