Rooftop bars are always a delight to chill at. There is nothing like indulging in some wine and dine, overlooking Dubai’s magnificent skyline. And what better way to enjoy it from way up above? Although the city houses several rooftop bars, everything doesn’t make the cut for an amazing evening. Here are our top picks for the best rooftop bars in Dubai.
Estrellas is a popular pick when it comes to Dubai’s finest rooftop hubs. Serving a multitude of cuisines ranging from Indian, to Chinese, to European, Estrellas tickles the taste buds with every bite. To add to its entertainment factor this poolside bar hosts amazing pool parties to keep the energy flowing. With live sports screenings and frequent ladies’ night every Wednesday, everyone has something to look forward to. Its signature cocktails and mocktails are nothing short of brilliant, and its extensive shisha collection is mind-blowing.
The Canvas Hotel, Al Mankhool
Situated in the mighty 27th floor is the lovely Iris. The view that it offers is simply out of this world, with Dubai’s skyline gleaming in all its glory. Serving International flavors, Iris brings every part of the world effortlessly to your plates. With frequent live entertainment in the form of a live band, swaying to some tunes while sipping on a tall cold drink is what Iris offers. With the freshest catch of the day, Iris whips up some wonderful sea food delicacies to keep you smiling all night long.
Oberoi Hotel, Business Bay
Offering perhaps one of the most vibrant view of the city, Siddharta Lounge offers a stunning 360-degree view of the gorgeous Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah and the Gulf. Serving a mix of Mediterranean and Asian cuisines, a sleek and relaxing ambiance awaits all who visit Siddharta Lounge. With some lovely tunes being spun by its resident DJ, a night out with the gang, a dinner date, or some family time can be enjoyed here. Huge brownie points for the presentation of its food and drinks.
Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina
Taking outdoor dining to a whole new level, 40 Kong offers a lovely dining experience all the way from the 40th floor. Serving Asian flavors in the form of Chinese and Japanese cuisines, it offers a sneak peek into authentic flavors of Asia with a twist. Served alongside some amazing cold alcoholic concoctions, every sip transforms you to Asia. With the DJ spinning some EDM and house music, enjoying a meal with a loved one comes effortlessly here at 40 Kong.
The H Dubai, Trade Centre Area
Known to be a sophisticated and stylish rooftop bar, Cielo offers an extraordinary view of Dubai’s expansive skyline. It serves Asian and Latin American cuisines and creative cocktails that are custom-made for its customers. Being a party destination, enjoying drinks and tapas here makes you feel like you’ve reached the Mediterranean. With its weekly Friday brunch, Cielo gives room to an ultimate gala of a time with a massive feast and amazing drinks to complement it.
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
Offering an al fresco wining and dining experience, Level 43 is primarily a pool bar. Due to which, a relaxing and tranquil vibe takes over space. With handcrafted signature drinks in the form of cocktails and mocktails, every sip is crafted to perfection. Its open terrace occupies the 43rd floor and witnesses some relaxing sundowners and happening nights. Its view is nothing short of magnificent, boasting panoramic views of the city.
Four Points by Sheraton, Trade Centre Area
Occupying the stunning level 35 is the sophisticated Pure Sky Lounge. Adorned in shades of blues and whites, a serene vibe is what you pick up first from here. Offering more than just wine and dine, Pure Sky Lounge offers professional mixology classes for all you cocktail-heads out there. Serving Asian and Continental flavors, it is popular for its drinks such as mojito and other cocktails. With weekly Friday brunches and ladies’ night every Tuesday, it is always buzzing with energy.
Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR
Shades is an international rooftop hub situated on the 4th level. Being one of the most popular outdoor lounges of the city, this poolside bar houses a glorious infinity pool. Offering a great view of Dubai in an al fresco setting, it serves flavors from the Far East to the Mediterranean. With delicious cocktails in store, alongside some amazing smoothies and ice teas, thirst quenchers come easily here. With daily happy hours from 6 to 8 PM and every Monday night deemed as ladies’ night, Shades has so much to offer.
Address Dubai Marina
Sitting on the lovely 8th level is the gorgeous Tamanya Terrace. Being one of the coolest rooftop bars in the area, Tamanya Terrace focuses on its drinks and serves delicious finger food to accompany it. With iconic cocktails handcrafted to absolute brilliance, every drink is served with style here. With weekly ladies’ night on Tuesdays and a special 80s night on Wednesdays, catching up with your squad for a sundowner here is an amazing option.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City
Situated on the 6th level is the lovely Asian wonder is Asia Asia. Exploring the food scene of the Spice Route, the soul of Asia is brought to every table here. With Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Indonesian cuisines, outdoor terrace seating gives room to a divine meal here. This award-winning restaurant offers a stunning view of Dubai’s Marina with its expansive skylines. Whether it is Asian inspired cocktails or a lovely plate of seafood, there is so much to look forward to here. Do not miss its Friday ‘Spice Route Brunch’, it is totally worth it.
Pier 7, Dubai Marina