have become a must visit over the last few years.
In the open air and with stunning views, they provide the perfect milieu to
Insta game. As such, you can seldom scroll through social media without seeing a
timed picture of someone enjoying a drink with the ultimate skyline backdrop.
Google searches for rooftop bars have
bars reopened, and over the last five years, searches for ‘rooftop bars near me’
increased well over 3,000% . So, regardless of whether your tipple is a
or sparkling water, it seems we’re all lusting after a sun kissed visit to a
but which of these staggering locations takes the crown as the most
We analysed 75 rooftop and sky bars all over the world
the hashtags to find the most Insta-worthy of them all.
The most Instagrammed
rooftop bar is
in the party capital of
the world – Las Vegas. Drai’s Beachclub and Nightclub has become the hottest
partygoers, offering spectacular views of the Las Vegas skyline and down the
Just a short walk from the iconic
itself is a photo opp paradise, with poolside seating areas, mezzanine booths
dancefloor in front of the DJ area. Currently holding the title of ‘Best
Las Vegas’, Drai’s hosts world-renowned DJs and live sets from the likes of
Montana and Gucci Mane.
The Mercury Lounge in
Dubai is the
second most popular rooftop bar
on Instagram. A hotspot for influencers, the Mercury Lounge is in the famous
hotel. With views of The World Islands and the Arabian Gulf on one side, and the
Kalifa and Dubai skyline on the other, it is the ideal backdrop for those bucket
On the menu you’ll find seafood,
decadent deserts. Drinks-wise, there’s bubbly, a vast array of delicious
cocktails and wine
from around the world.
For the world’s highest
gastro lounge, we’re jetting to
1-Altitude. Dubbed Singapore’s multi-concept dining and lifestyle destination,
360 views of Singapore from the top three floors of One Raffles Place.
With menu influences from all over the
can choose from
five course tasting menus, quintessential Australian cookery, and even a New
brunch on a Sunday.
Le Perchoir in Paris is
next on our
list. Although unmarked on the
street, the bar is hugely popular thanks to its huge rooftop with 360-degree
of the French capital.
Located in Ménilmontant, you take a
lift to the 7th
you’ll be greeted with a relaxed vibe, featuring sofas scattered with cushions,
and traditional railings. The menu is packed with cocktails, imported beer and
wine, alongside colourful tapas to nibble on as you enjoy golden hour and
Rounding off our top five
is the Chill
Skybar in Ho Chi Minh City
in Vietnam. Adjacent to the New World Hotel, the bar is on the 26th floor, so
unique party platform above the city below.
The first and original skybar in
atmosphere makes it the place to be whatever the time of day. But it’s as the
sun sets that
the bar really comes alive; smoke grenades and a kaleidoscope of lights set the
stage for a
night you’ll not forget.
Did your favourite rooftop bar not make the top five?
It’s obvious that rooftop
people in every corner of the
world. And although international travel is still not fully open, it doesn’t
bars in the UK, or of course planning to enjoy a trip in the future.
If you’re a budding mixologist complete
and would rather
enjoy a drink from the comfort of your own home, you can turn your garden into a
rivals any bar with our outdoor furniture, outdoor
heating and outdoor
To make sure you serve chilled drinks year-round,
you can also
browse our range of fridges.
We used Instagram hashtag data to make
a list of 75
popular rooftop bars from two sources:
All data correct as of 03.06.2021