Rooftop bars and restaurants are becoming more and more popular and Paris is no exception. If you like your cocktails with a side of spectacular scenery, a rooftop bar is the place to be. Paris is home to several incredible rooftop venues and we’ve put together a list of six of the best. Add these to your Parisian itinerary and work through them with a companion of your choice.
The best rooftop bars give you a view to remember and it doesn’t get better than the Eiffel Tower. From the rooftop terrace at Les Ombres, you can see this attraction in all its glory and it looks even more special after dark. Enjoy a chilled glass of wine and take in the impressive iron décor.
Terrasse de l’hôtel Raphael
If you want a rooftop that promises luxury, it doesn’t get more elite that the Terrasse de l’hotel Raphael. It boasts a bird’s eye view of two of the city’s most adored monuments, the Eiffel Tower and the Arc Triomphe. Serving up some seriously fancy cocktails and nibbles, this venue can’t fail to impress.
Le Perchoir Marais
For a more casual vibe, the Le Perchoir Marais is where you’ll find a live DJ as well as some pretty spectacular city views. With fairy lights, stylish striped cushions and a white parquet floor, it has summer vibes written all over it.
If an intimate dinner with drinks is on the cards, the Maison Blanche is sleek and sophisticated. This is a chic venue with epic views and the Eiffel Tower lit up at night provides the perfect backdrop.
Terrass en Haut
Located at the top of the Terrass Hotel, you can access the terrace by taking the lift to the seventh floor. The restaurant and bar have an industrial loft style feel and thanks to the panoramic views, you can dine amongst the stars. This is a great option for lunch or dinner and there is an impressive wine list as well as a romantic atmosphere.
Fancy a dip? This trendy terrace looks over nothing less that a swimming pool surrounded by stripy deckchairs. This venue has a complex history and the rooftop is the perfect place to while away the hours with a cocktail of your choice. The rooftop also has a herb garden that is guaranteed to awaken your senses.