There’s nothing like having a table with a view, but at these rooftop restaurants you can sample mouth-watering gastronomy amidst some of the world’s most impressive skylines and panoramic backdrops. We have scoured the globe for the ultimate in culinary vision:
London West Hollywood Hotel, LA
Complete with rooftop pool and lounge, this swanky venue is one of THE places to be seen in La-La land. With sweeping 360 degree views of Hollywood, you will feel like a true A-lister.
The Ravel Hotel Rooftop, New York
Enjoy a slice of the high life under the stars in the Big Apple! Just off the Queensboro Bridge, this 6,000 square foot open-air venue offers some of the best views (and cocktails) of the iconic Manhattan skyline.
Sirocco Restaurant, Bangkok
Located on the 64th floor of the State Tower in Bangkok, this awe-inspiring open-air restaurant certainly delivers the ‘WOW’-factor. It is also the world’s largest – so hopefully more chance of bagging a table…
Roof Restaurant – Hotel Wit, Chicago
This incredible open-air restaurant is located on the 27th floor of the new Wit Hotel in the original ‘windy city’. The place oozes effortless chic, as well as boasting arguably the best views of surrounding Chicago. Food is even served until 2am at weekends – perfect for all you nocturnal party animals out there.
The aptly named 360 bar and restaurant in Istanbul provides uber-cool young things the opportunity to witness the city in all its panoramic glory. Offering traditional Turkish cuisine as well as a fantastic cocktail menu, 360 is one of our faves.
Shoreditch House, London
Achingly cool, the rooftop at Shoreditch House in East London is one of the hippest places to see and be seen in our buzzing capital. As well as the bar and restaurant, the rooftop pool is THE summer hangout for any Londoner who knows their worth. Of all the restaurants and hotels in London, the Shoreditch takes soem beating!
Penthouse at ME, Madrid
Towering above the sizzling city of Madrid, The Penthouse rooftop terrace flaunts some of the most spectacular views of the city. The vibe is both laid back and decadent, where guests can soak up the chilled ambience whilst enjoying views of the famous Plaza Santa Ana. One word: incredible.
Two Rooms, Tokyo
Two Rooms, a stylish grill and bar venue, has quickly established itself as one of the hottest nighttime spots in Tokyo… and no wonder. With sweeping views over the stunning skyline of the Japanese capital, you will not get lost in translation here.
La Pergola, Rome
At the La Pergola in Rome you can enjoy three-Michelin star cuisine while looking out to the panoramic views of the beautiful city. You are able to see the dome of St Peter’s as well as some of the most luxurious hotels in Rome. If you are planning to visit Rome, do so in style and rent one of the many Rome apartments. When exploring rome, or Italy for that matter, be sure to get an updated Italy travel guide.
If you can think of anymore amazing rooftop restaurants that have spectacular views, then let me know in the comments below and I'll add them to the list!