8 best rooftop bars in Berlin

8 best rooftop bars in Berlin

Looking for somewhere nice to cool off after work in this hot weather? We’ve got you covered! Here’s eight of the best rooftop bars Berlin has to offer!

Get fantastic views at these Berlin rooftop bars

While we can't list all of Berlin's rooftop bars, these are some of our favourite rooftop spots with a view. Some offer great food, while others specialise in live entertainment. They vary from affordable to ultra-exclusive member-only venues, so there's sure to be something for everyone's taste!

1. Studio 14

This unique rooftop bar is truly one-of-a-kind, since it is set on top of the rbb television centre. Open daily, Studio 14 offers a great range of cocktails and German beers, as well as cuisine from Germany and beyond, for those seeking a little snack.

Photo: Facebook / Studio 14

2. Monkey Bar Berlin

The top floor Monkey Bar Berlin offers guests panoramic views of the city and a great rooftop atmosphere to enjoy during long summer evenings. Located near Berlin Zoo, this popular spot has live DJs almost every day of the week and hosts numerous events throughout the year. The Monkey Bar is sure to provide you with a memorable experience.

Video: 25hours Hotels / YouTube

3. Hotel de Rome

The luxurious Hotel de Rome boasts a rooftop terrace with wonderful views over the historic Bebelplatz and serves a range of upmarket drinks including champagne cocktails. The stylish terrace has a variety of plants to provide a cosy, yet green environment, where you and your friends can watch the sun go down.

Photo: Facebook / Hotel de Rome

4. Klunkerkranich

Situated in the uber-cool Neukölln district of Berlin, Klunkerkranich is a home for hipsters throughout the summer. With a medium price range, the venue is unsurprisingly popular, so it may take you a while to find a seat!

Photo: Facebook / Klunkerkranich

5. Deck5 - Die Rooftop-Strandbar

Known as the highest beach in Berlin, this rooftop bar not only offers great views over the German capital, but also boasts a unique beach-bar setting. Located in Prenzlauer Berg, Deck 5 is one of the more affordable options for those looking to head to a rooftop bar serving cocktails, coffee and even a proper beach barbecue!

Photo: Facebook / Deck5

6. Soho House Berlin 

For those looking for a more exclusive experience, Soho House Berlin is open to only the hotel’s guests and members. Set on the Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz in Berlin’s Mitte, Soho House has a heated rooftop pool as well as a stylish bar and a range of great drinks and cocktails on offer.

Photo: Facebook / Soho House Berlin

7. House of Weekend 

The House of Weekend at Berlin’s Alexanderplatz is not only a great spot for rooftop drinks but is also home to a nightclub too. High up on the 17th floor, the House of Weekend has live DJs to provide the perfect atmosphere for a summer party above the rooftops of Berlin.

Video: Facebook / Weekend Club

8. Amano Hotel bar

A classy rooftop bar, with mid-price cocktails and great food, the Amano Hotel’s rooftop bar is a favourite with locals and travellers alike. The hotel lobby bar is the perfect place for a quiet coffee on a summer’s afternoon, while the rooftop hosts live DJs at weekends and offers a range of alcoholic and soft drinks.

Photo: Facebook / Hotel AMANO

Don’t forget to book a table

Now you know all the best rooftop bars in Berlin, it’s time to get out and have some fun! Since Berlin is one of the most popular German cities for bars and nightlife, it’s a good idea to book a table in advance (if possible) if you wish to bring a group of friends or family with you. Let us know in the comments below if you have any other recommendations for great rooftop bars in Berlin!



Emily Proctor

Former Editor at IamExpat Media.

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