The summer is officially kicking off! To celebrate, we’re taking you on an adventure of mixology discovery! Join us as we check out the very best rooftop bars around the world to soak up the sun with a cocktail in hand this season.
What are you waiting for? Get the squad together for a tipple tour of the globe, whether your preference is shaken or stirred…
1. Bar Elba, London
This rooftop spectacular has to be one of the capital’s most Instagrammable bars. Named after the island of Napoleon’s exile, every wall features a snappable slogan including the likes of Egalité, Fraternité and, of course, Rosé. Bring a crowd and order a jug of Sex on an Elban Beach cocktail before upping your 'Gram game with some photos in front of the cute meets chic wall art.
2. La Terazza De EME, Seville
This stylish and sophisticated roof terrace situated within Santa Cruz sits atop of the epic EME Catedral Hotel. Just a few steps away from the impressive cathedral, every seat comes with a stunning view of the city with close ups of La Giralda. Panoramic scenes, delicious cocktails and a chic, laid back vibe makes for the perfect setting to while away the warm Spanish evenings.
3. High Notes Sky Bar, Budapest
Situated above the Aria Hotel next to the famous St. Stephen’s Basilica, this beautiful rooftop is perfect for sunbathing, relaxing and drinking. A bi-level split and two smaller panoramic terraces offer 360 views of the entire city for those who want to discover everything Budapest has to offer. Treat yourself to some Golden Duck Liver Pate alongside a signature cocktail and get ready to soak up the spirit of the city.
4. Elise Rooftop, New York
Located on the 25th floor of a Midtown Building, this is THE bar for those looking to live out their Gatsby fantasies. Inspired by Elsie de Wolfe, the iconic socialite and interior designer, this glamorous setting is straight out of the roaring 20s. Order a cocktail and a lobster roll for the perfect decadent evening.
5. Wooloomooloo, Hong Kong
It’s all about the epic views at the Wan Chai branch of Wooloomooloo! Located on the 31st floor, the jaw-dropping sight of the city below takes in the harbour, Happy Valley and much more. Check out the impressive wine list and dress to impress for the ultimate night in HK.
We don’t know why but cocktails just taste better on a rooftop, so why not spend the summer taste testing the very best around the globe.