Top Rooftop Bars In Europe

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A cocktail a day definitely keeps the bad moods away. What better way is there to enjoy a cocktail or two whilst you take in the twinkling city lights other than from a rooftop bar? On top of magnificent hotels, get to know some of the best rooftop bars in Europe:

Nimb - Copenhagen, Denmark

Located just two minutes away from Copenhagen Central Station lies the enticing Nimb Hotel, a hub of restaurants, bars, a brasserie and a wittily-named bakery, Cakenhagen, offering delightful Danish pastries with a French twist.

Discover this rooftop with an offering of limitless enjoyment and relaxation, with an emerald green pool and panoramic views over Copenhagen. Relax on a sunlounger, be impressed by the dazzlingly well-crafted cocktails, take a dip in the pool and gaze over the twinkling Tivoli Gardens amusement park. If you’re visiting Copenhagen this summer, make sure you pay a visit to the ‘Summer in the City’ rooftop events! Become a Nimb Club member or book a stay at the hotel to access this exclusive club and become a part of the ultimate, urban retreat experience in the heart of Copenhagen.

12th Knot - London, United Kingdom

Voted one of London’s best rooftop bars, visit the eclectic rooftop bar and lounge overlooking the River Thames and London's iconic skyline. 12th Knot (formerly known as Rumpus Bar) is located on the twelfth floor of Sea Containers and is a true reflection of South Bank’s vibrant energy and atmosphere. Expect bright décor, a magnificent gold bar and an open-plan layout that places the panoramic views centre stage.

Filled with stylish seating, seasonal cocktails, glittering chandeliers, DJs and live music, experience incredible service by waitresses wearing dazzling floral numbers you’d expect to see on Kate Moss in the French Riviera. So whether you’re curled up on a window seat, relaxing on the balcony, mingling at the bar or on the dance floor, London’s breathtaking skyline will serenade your evening.

The Serras (El Sueño) - Barcelona, Spain

Situated in a trendy neighbourhood inside the bustling city of Barcelona lies the magnificent El Sueño. Nestled on top of the historic boutique hotel, The Serras, be welcomed by an enticing stone and iron bar, a cocktail pool and mesmerising views over the Mediterranean sea and Port Vell.

Sip on tasty cocktails, enjoy the incredible Catalan light dishes prepared by Michelin-starred chef, Marc Gascons, and take a dip in the rooftop pool. Let a night at The Serras’ El Sueño take you on a dazzling journey, whilst you unwind and take in the enchanting panoramic views, surrounded by bustling live DJ sessions on weekends.

Radio ME Ibiza Rooftop Bar - Ibiza, Spain

Discover a paradise of relaxation alongside the sea at the enchanting Radio ME Ibiza Rooftop Bar. Situated on top of the hotel ME Ibiza, the latest trends in music, art, cuisine and wellness combine harmoniously creating a sophisticated and cosmopolitan ambience, connecting you with the essence of the island.

With 360º views, soak up the mesmerising views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Santa Eulalia Bay. This unique rooftop bar is the perfect “time out” for your day. Enjoy exquisitely well-blended cocktails, absorb magnificent views of the beaches, indulge in the relaxing chillout music and taste the finest international fusion cuisine. Radio ME Ibiza Rooftop Bar truly is a unique and innovative hangout, offering visitors a cocktail of sensations, emotions, aromas and flavours.

Hotel Gotham (Club Brass) - Manchester, United Kingdom

Where Gotham-esque roles fill the retro, early twentieth-century Hotel Gotham, open the vault-like doors to the exclusive Club Brass. Bustling with VIPs, feel a sense of grandeur at the former bank's rooftop bar overlooking the buzzing city of Manchester.

Inspired by the 1920s, this prohibition-style speakeasy is situated on the seventh floor of the hotel and is open to club members and hotel guests only. Indulge in the tempting bar menu and cocktail list, sip on some of their signature cocktails such as; The King of King Street, Bellboy Barry’s Bramble and Lady Crumpsall’s Champagne Cocktail; and feel like you’re in 1920s Manhattan in the heart of Manchester.

Monkey Bar - Berlin, Germany

Located on the tenth floor of the 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin lies its buzzing rooftop bar and lounge, Monkey Bar. With sweeping panoramic views of the city and the Berlin Zoo’s monkey house, come as you are (the dress code is casual), enjoy a drink or two on the sundowner terrace and escape the hustle and bustle of the capital - it’s called “Monkey Bar” for a reason!

From delicious signature cocktails and fine wines to delicious bar snacks at the adjacent NENI restaurant, this is the perfect hot spot to retreat to after dusk. Relax in the urban chic lounge, indulge in the DJs and live music events that take place and feel at one with your surroundings.

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