The top 6 rooftop bars in Lisbon offer much more than unbeatable photo ops—if you’re looking for the perfect combination of quality cocktails, delicious snacks and panoramic views, we’ve got you covered!
Lisbon is a city that practically begs to be photographed. From vibrant street art and stately architecture to sweeping river views and terracotta rooftops, there’s so much beauty here it’s hard to know where to look.
The city’s hilly terrain features dozens of natural lookout points where you can admire it all from above… not to mention the many rooftop bars and restaurants that offer world-class food and drinks to complement the stunning views.
Our picks for the 6 best rooftop bars in Lisbon
As a city known for having been built on seven hills, Lisbon has no shortage of rooftops with great views. Dozens of new establishments have sprung up over the last few years to cater to tourists, travelers and locals alike. That’s certainly not a bad thing, but it does make it hard to choose which one to hit up first!
Whether you’re in search of an unforgettable happy hour, a romantic sunset over the city or an atmospheric evening to start off your night, our favorite rooftop bars in Lisbon will exceed your expectations.
Located six floors above the Praça Martim Moniz, TOPO is one of the trendiest rooftop bars in Lisbon. It has both indoor and outdoor seating, with incredible views of the Mouraria neighborhood and São Jorge Castle. The bartenders here hail from the prestigious Black Pepper & Basil beverage company, so you can be sure that the drinks are top-notch. It also offers snacks and a full lunch and dinner menu, and some nights even host DJ sets.
This Bairro Alto hangout is a classic spot for after-work drinks and all kinds of events—including epic parties. PARK is actually the top floor of a parking garage (hence the name) that’s been converted into a gorgeous garden oasis. Comfy chairs, an extensive drinks list and healthy—but hearty—cuisine make it easy to stay all night. And the 180° views of Lisbon aren’t too bad, either.
Local’s Tip: Down below Lisbon’s rooftops, the craft beer and cocktail culture is thriving. To see (and taste) for yourself, pay a visit to the 10 best bars in Lisbon (panoramic views not included)!
3. Entretanto Rooftop Bar
Entretanto sits atop the Hotel do Chiado. This building has a long and storied history that includes two disastrous fires and the tragic earthquake of 1755. After several renovations and reinventions, today it’s one of Lisbon’s top hotels. The rooftop bar is sleek and stylish, with a terrace that looks out over the Tagus river and São Jorge Castle. For a calm and classy vibe, you can’t beat Entretanto.
4. Lost In Esplanada
“An oasis in the center of Lisbon.” That’s what Lost In Esplanada claims to offer, and there’s no doubt that it delivers. With its vibrantly colored garden terrace, glass-walled indoor dining area and jewel-tone decor, it’s an authentic escape from the urban hustle and bustle. It offers a menu of Indian-inspired cuisine, plus affordable cocktails, coffee and tea and even mango milkshakes. Add in the awe-inspiring views, and you may never want to leave.
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If you’re in search of high-end luxury high above Lisbon, Silk is the place for you. This elegant restaurant and bar on Rua da Misericórdia promises breathtaking views, candlelit evenings and some of the city’s best Japanese cuisine. On Fridays and Saturdays, it transforms into an upscale nightclub, complete with bottle service, private rooms and an exclusive atmosphere.
Note: Silk enforces a smart casual dress code, so leave the shorts and sandals at home!
6. Rio Maravilha
To put it simply, Rio Maravilha is a place unlike any other. This eclectically decorated industrial space is located on the top floor of the trendy LX Factory cultural center. Brightly painted antique furniture, a stage with live music, craft cocktails, board games, panoramic views of the river… this place truly has it all. The food menu is just as varied and interesting as the decor, with everything from corn dogs to razor clams—all of it delicious.Want our insider’s guide to eating in Lisbon? Just add your email address in the form below!
Melissa first discovered Lisbon while traveling solo around Portugal. She quickly fell in love with its colorful architecture, seafaring culture and incredible pastries—and decided to move here! Now she spends most of her time exploring, surfing and eating everything in sight.