Barcelona is home to some of the best bars and restaurants in the world, it’s known for having one of the most beautiful skylines, and hosting some of the most incredible sunsets. For those who want to really appreciate Barcelona’s skyline, you can find a plethora of rooftops and terrazas throughout the city. These are the perfect places to enjoy great food and cocktails whilst admiring the beautiful city of Barcelona.
The only difficult part is picking out the very best and most luxurious rooftops during your stay. Whether you’re by the Gothic Quarter or you’re in the midst of the Eixample district, we can offer you a list of the most luxurious rooftop restaurants and bars in the city.
Sky Bar Barcelona
Sky Bar Barcelona offers you an incredible infinity pool, 360 views of Barcelona and comfortable seating. You can dine, enjoy cocktails or just enjoy the beautiful view. The famous sky bar is located above the Grand Hotel Central. This stunning rooftop is exclusive to guests during the day but from 8pm it is open to the public, make sure you reserve it however as it is a rooftop in demand! This is the place to go for a stylish atmosphere, delicious Spanish dishes and tasty cocktails.
Address: Via Laietana, 30
El Palace Barcelona
For one of the most exclusive rooftops in Barcelona, check out El Palace. This rooftop has an area of 1500 square metres, and is inspired by the romantic garden at the palace of Francesc Cambó. Here you will find more than just a restaurant to escape the city, they also host activities like yoga, pilates, master classes and even an open air cinema. They have a swimming pool and bar as well, and their garden is filled with plenty of secret corners, colors and fragrances. This is the place to go to delight all your senses.
Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 668, 08010 Barcelona
Eleven BCN at Hotel NH Collection Barcelona
For 360 views over Barcelona, with a cocktail or glass of vino in your hand, try Eleven BCN. Located in Las Ramblas, this is a great place to sit back and relax after a busy day exploring the city, or for a cold refreshing beer after a long day at work.
Address: Rambla de Catalunya, 26, 08007 Barcelona
Azimuth Rooftop Bar
On the 8th floor of the Almanac hotel, you will find the Azimuth Rooftop, the perfect location for a special date or business meeting. Offering both a classic and elegant experience for any occasion. They have outdoor spaces for up to groups of 20, making it a great spot for special celebrations. You can even enjoy the view from the lounge inside if that suits you more. The expert bartenders at Azimuth will ensure you’re never thirsty with their delicious signature cocktails.
Address: Terraza 8ª Planta, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 619, 621, 08007 Barcelona
The Roof at the Barcelona EDITION
This iconic destination can be found on the 10th floor of the Barcelona EDITION hotel. This rooftop is a natural and beautiful roof terrace, and one of Barcelona’s top hangout spots. It is surrounded by amazing panoramic views over Barcelona, with a retractable roof and slidable crystal doors. Here you can enjoy made-to-share dishes and innovative cocktails regardless of what the weather says. Enjoy a relaxing garden atmosphere in the sky.
Address: Av. de Francesc Cambó, 14, 08003 Barcelona
La Isabela at Hotel 1898
Another stunning rooftop with a rooftop pool and 360 views of Barcelona. This cocktail bar is located in Las Ramblas, right in the midst of everything, on the top floor of the hotel 1898. This bar also serves house-made tapas, meats and fish. Inspired by one of the most beautiful islands in the Philippines, La Isabela, enjoy their Balinese beds and great atmosphere.
Address: Address: La Rambla, 109, 08022 Barcelona
La Dolce Vitae
La Dolce Vitae offers high-end gastronomy with privileged views over Barcelona. This spectacular terrace is located on the roof of the majestic hotel group, where you can see the entire city of Barcelona at one glance. Admire the Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló and the enormous Agbar Tower. This is an ideal spot for relaxing, taking in the sunset in a unique space, whilst listening to the top resident DJ.
Address: Address: Paseo de Gracia, 68 (Terraza, 10ª Planta, 08007 Barcelona)
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1881 Per Sagardi
If you love seafood and paella, 1881 per sagardi, located on the port is a fantastic rooftop choice for you. This traditional restaurant boasts beautiful scenic views of the port of Barcelona, allowing you to take in the beautiful blue sea and enjoy the sunset over it. Their seafood is all fresh from the Barceloneta fish market and their products are all local.
Address: Pl.Pau de la Vila, 3, 08003 Barcelona
Terrat at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona
On the 9th floor of the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Eixample you will find this luxurious rooftop bar. Once again you can experience 360 views, enjoy their rooftop pool and peruvian food. With one of the world’s most acclaimed chefs; Gastón Acurio, you just know their food is going to be spectacular. Although fairly pricey, this rooftop is certainly worth it. Enjoy a perfect peruvian dish whilst watching the sun set over the Barcelona skyline.
Address: Pg. de Gracia, 38-40, 08007 Barcelona
Sandra Roig is Marketing Director at AB Apartment Barcelona. AB Apartment Barcelona is an apartment rental agency offering over one thousand short and long term apartments across Barcelona.
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