THE WORLD'S BEST ROOF TOP BARS

Sirocco, Bangkok

Sirocco, Bangkok

With summer approaching, check out our selection of the world’s hippest and trendiest rooftops and terraces.

Hotel Gansevoort, New York With its expansive view of the Hudson river, this open-air bar and lounge is perfectly located in the trendy Meatpacking district. Whether you’re catching the sunset or going for a nightcap, indulge in exquisite cocktails by this glamorous rooftop pool.

ST_DTLA_RoofNight_KoenigThe Standard, LA Downtown LA is quickly becoming one of the cities hippest hangouts, and The Standard boasts a rooftop with panoramic mountain views. There is even a film projector for those in an alfresco movie mood. Other features include an outdoor fireplace and waterbed pods for that special summer experience.

SUSHISAMBA, London  Located on the 38th & 39th floors of Heron Tower, this terrace is the highest outdoor dining and drinking location in Europe and should not be missed. A blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine, exotic cocktails, small plates, music and design. And of course, the views of London are simply breathtaking.

Mamilla, Jerusalem  High above the historic city, the Mamilla hotel’s rooftop lounge offers delicious food, drinks and music. The kitchen boasts local ingredients, which can be enjoyed in this idyllic setting and most spiritual place.

Sirocco, Bangkok Located on the 63rd floor of The Dome at Lebua, Sirocco is the world’s highest al fresco restaurant and one of Bangkok’s most coveted dining choices. The breathtaking views of Bangkok and the Chao Phraya river are unrivalled. Sirocco offers Mediterranean fare with ingredients from the world’s best markets, enjoyed with live jazz music.

Aer, Mumbai Perched on the 34th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai, Aer is the tallest rooftop bar in India, the perfect place to enjoy a sunset cocktail in this buzzing city. With an emphasis on international tapas, the menu includes goat cheese and pistachio truffles and decadent chocolate desserts.

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Meera Ashish

Meera Ashish is a writer, columnist and journalist based in Dubai and London. She writes for international publications as well as Huffington Post on lifestyle and travel, and co-founded BOE Magazine with Rupa Ganatra in 2013.

2 Comments

  • Reply May 25, 2013

    Jaeson cardiff

    Another great list! I’ll add a couple of these to my bucket list

  • Jen
    Reply May 30, 2013

    Jen

    What an amazing list! I am dusting off my passport! xo

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