Top of the city: Discovering the best rooftop terraces in Barcelona

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Top of the city: Discovering the best rooftop terraces in Barcelona

Restaurants located on the roofs are usually listed in tourist guides to Barcelona and are included in the ratings of the most beautiful places in the capital. Such places often serve traditional Catalan cuisine but also offer international dishes and a large selection of cool drinks.

Restaurants and bars with rooftop terraces in Barcelona are great for romantic dates and special occasions, important business negotiations, and meetings with foreigners. The view of the city and delicious food will definitely inspire you and leave a pleasant impression. We have compiled a list of the best rooftop terraces in Barcelona to easily choose the right place for you!

Azimuth Rooftop Bar

8th floor

+34 930 187 000

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 619, 621

The rooftop bar has a bright indoor lounge that leads to an airy wraparound terrace. The terrace is decorated with red and white lounge sofas and furniture, as well as plenty of greenery, creating an urban oasis high above the city.

The rooftop bar offers an innovative, seasonal, and crafted cocktail menu, taking guests on a journey around the world. There is also a great selection of wine and beer, along with plenty of gastronomic options, including tapas-style dishes. The low-key atmosphere of the terrace turns into a lively spot with the coming of the weekend and DJ sets.

Photo credit: The Rooftop Guide

Terraza de Vivi 

7th floor

+34 936 425 400

Carrer del Duc, 15

The Terraza de Vivi is an exquisite rooftop bar that provides panoramic views of the picturesque streets below. This modern and lush terrace perfectly complements the creative community of Barri Gòtic, with a sleek and sophisticated design that features natural components and greenery.

As an oasis in the middle of Barcelona with an intimate and cosmopolitan atmosphere it invites guests to relax at a table, a booth, or at the bar, while sipping on refreshing cocktails, enjoying tempting small plates, and socializing.

Photo credit: Kimpton Vividora

Eleven BCN

11th floor

+34 933 010 000

Rambla de Catalunya, 26

Located near Passeig de Gràcia, Eleven BCN offers visitors one of the city’s most impressive rooftop experiences. Situated on the 11th floor this stylish indoor-outdoor rooftop offers breathtaking 360º views of the Catalan capital.

You will enjoy an impressive drinks selection, including special gin cocktails and creative signatures. The bar also offers a wine list and a delicious range of snacks to accompany your drinks. With a trendy and modern lounge, Eleven BCN is the perfect Barcelona rooftop bar for enjoying spectacular sunsets while sipping fantastic drinks. 

Photo credit: NH HOTEL GROUP

83,3 Terrace Bar

12th floor

+34 937 370 010

Passeig de Gràcia, 84

The 83,3 Terrace Bar is a must-visit destination for those seeking the highest rooftop terrace in the Eixample area. This elevated position provides incredible 360º views of Barcelona, including the Sagrada Familia, the Mediterranean Sea, and marvelous sunsets over Montjuïc Hill.

The rooftop is open during the day on weekends and at night during the week, making it perfect for a relaxing afternoon drink or a vibrant night out. Take a seat at the front-row bar stools or in one of the comfortable lounges, and soak in the friendly atmosphere.

Photo credit: @83.3terracebar

173 Rooftop Terrace

7th floor

+34 934 262 223

Avenida Rius y Taulet, 1-3

Located atop the Montjuïc, the 173 Rooftop Terrace is a spacious and astonishing rooftop with stunning 360º views over Barcelona. Named after its altitude above sea level, the terrace offers amazing spots to look at iconic landmarks such as the Sagrada Familia, Tibidabo, and Plaza España.

Opened in 2017 the rooftop bar and restaurant is open to all, offering authentic Mediterranean flavors for lunch, tapas dinner, or nightly snacks. The drink menu includes classic and signature cocktails, an impressive array of gin, and more. The ambiance of a relaxed and pleasant place becomes more vibrant with live music and DJ sessions.

Photo credit: InterContinental

If you are still afraid of “high-rise” terraces and prefer classic bars check out Barcelona’s Best Cocktail Bars.

After enjoying the amazing views of rooftop terraces in Barcelona, continue your fantastic experience by staying at Aspasios Apartments. The apartments’ excellent location and modern amenities make it an ideal spot to relax and prepare yourself for a second round of rooftop bars!


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