June 22, 2021
Paris Guide to: Rooftop Bars
Paris is a city filled with famous landmarks, and the best way to catch them all is to head up to one of the many fantastic Parisian rooftops. There, you can enjoy amazing bird’s eye views of the city of lights!
8 Quai du Louvre, 75001
Located between the rooftop of the famous Art-Deco department store, La Samaritaine, and the luxury hotel Cheval Blanc, you will find a slice of Italy among the Parisian rooftops. Here, fine-dining takes on an art form: creating a sense of surprise and amazement with each dish and each season. Enjoy a special culinary experience while sitting seven stories above the city.
17 Bd Poissonnière, 75002
The Shed is a hidden and green Paris rooftop oasis, located on top of the Hotel des Grands Boulevards in the heart of the city. The charming and rustic-chic terrace really looks and feels like a rooftop garden, equipped with comfy red and pink sofas, benches and stools, all surrounded with plants and soft lights.
National On The Top
243 Rue Saint-Martin, 75003
Perched on top of the Hôtel National Des Arts et Métiers in the heart of Paris, you’ll find this lovely rooftop cocktail lounge. This is a rather small and hidden Paris rooftop gem, equipped with comfy lounge sofas and front-row bar stools to an amazing view over the Paris skyline.
Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004
Head to the roof of the Centre Georges-Pompidou to find this rooftop gem, working both as a fine-dining restaurant and a cocktail bar. The restaurant offers seating both on the al fresco terrace and indoors, everywhere with a breathtaking scenery of Paris.
Le Perchoir Marais
33 Rue de la Verrerie, 75004
Just one of three Perchoir locations, this spot is in the heart of the city, at the top of the Bazar de l’Hôtel de Ville. Here, you have uninterrupted views of Paris—Notre Dame, Pantheon, Eiffel tower, and more! Grab a drink and relax on this intimate rooftop terrace.
Le 43 Rooftop
4 Rue Danton, 75006
On this somewhat hidden, but quite magical rooftop bar you get a spectacular view of the Paris skyline as far as the eye can see. Situated on the 9th floor of the Holiday Inn Paris Notre Dame, the rooftop bar is open nightly and in full swing during spring and summer. The terrace is quite lush and the full service rooftop bar offers classic cocktails, wine, champagne, and beer.
27 Quai Branly, 75007
A very classy and luxurious rooftop bar and restaurant, with a beautiful view of Paris and the majestic Eiffel Tower. The name actually means ‘the shadows’, coming from the shadows that the Eiffel Tower cast on the terrace. Located on top of the Musée du quai Branly, Les Ombres is open daily for lunch and dinner, serving contemporary and creative French cuisine along with fine wines and tasty cocktails.
Port de la Conférence, Pont de l’Alma, 75008
Mademoiselle Mouche is a lush and vibrant summer rooftop garden, set on top of the Bateaux-Mouches, right by the Seine. Equipped with comfy lounge sofas and Balinese beds, the terrace also comes with fantastic views over the Eiffel Tower and the boats passing on the Seine. Open nightly from June to October, the rooftop bar serves crafted and refreshing signature cocktails, as well as wine and champagne.
52 Av. des Champs-Élysées, 75008
Located on the Champs-Élysées, Mūn invites you to travel between Asia and Paris with modern asian cuisine, all while enjoying a breathtaking view of the city The sophisticated restaurant offers both traditional and fusion cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere.
Printemps De L’Homme, 2 Rue du Havre 9ème étage, 75009
A spacious Paris rooftop cocktail bar and restaurant, perched on the top floor of the shopping center Printemps Haussmann. Lush and garden like, with ‘summerish’ lounge sofas and dining tables, the rooftop terrace offers a magnificent view of Paris.
The Terrace at Galeries Lafayette
25 Rue de la Chau. d’Antin, 75009
If you want a panoramic view over all of Paris, you have come to the right place! Enjoy a spectacular view from the 8th floor of Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann. In the warmer months you can also sample delicious dishes from one of the popup restaurants. The terrace is the ideal place to share a meal and enjoy a drink while enjoying a magnificent view of the Paris monuments and rooftops.
9-11 Place du Colonel Fabien, 75010
Located just steps from Canal Saint-Martin and Buttes-Chaumont Park you find the trendy Khayma Rooftop. Open to all, guests at the Generator Hostel or not, the rooftop bar serves creative and crafted cocktails, wine, and beer—all available at very decent prices. Offering panoramic views over the Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre, this rooftop Paris is home to events like DJ-sessions and small concerts.
Le Perchoir de l’Est
10 place du 11 novembre 1918, 75010
Here is the newest Perchoir location, located right on top Gare de l’Est, offering a unique view of the center of Paris. This location has a relaxed pop-up bar on a leafy rooftop serving carefully sourced bites with cocktails, beer & wine.
14 rue Crespin du Gast, 75011
The original Perchoir location—found on the roof of an old industrial building is one of the nicest views of Sacré Cœur and La Defense. Divided into two, the 7th floor floor rooftop is home to Le Bar, while the floor below holds La Table Restaurant. The open-air rooftop terrace is both spacious, charming and natural, and offers an amazing view over the Paris skyline. Here you can enjoy creative signature cocktails and Le Perchoir classics, served in a vibrant and festive atmosphere.
5 Rue Van Gogh, 75012
Laho is a green and lush rooftop, offering some really breathtaking views over the capitol skyline. A private elevator will take you 60 meters above the hustle and bustle of the Paris streets, where the exotic and unique terrace is open from Tuesday to Saturday, serving beautiful plates with seasonal and quality products, along with a fine selection of wines and classic crafted cocktails.
32 Quai d’Austerlitz, 75013
Found at the top of the Docks of the Cité de la Mode et du Design, Wanderlust is a magnet for Parisians and passing visitors every summer. Facing the Seine, the menu features street food—from guacamole to focaccia, and perfectly shaken cocktails.
22 Rue Jean Rey, 75015
Frame Brasserie brings a Californian touch to the heart of Paris. The balcony-like terrace comes with one really unique selling point: close-up views over the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy a Californian food menu influenced by subtle French flavors, as well as seasonal cocktail creations, both filled with produce from the restaurant’s own organic vegetable garden.
Cafe de l’Homme
17 Pl. du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75016
A stylish and trendy French restaurant and rooftop bar, equipped with a terrace that offers an incredible view of the Eiffel Tower. Located in the Palais de Chaillot, you can enjoy fine-dining cuisine and a great selection of wines and mixology cocktails of the highest standard.
119 Bd Pereire, 75017
The Break is a great restaurant and cocktail bar serving breakfast, brunch, and aperitifs all day long. Its beautiful and large terrace faces tennis courts, which gives the place a sporty and stylish atmosphere. Inspired by Los Angeles, the menu offers a variety of Californian cuisine—tacos, poké bowl, lobster roll, ceviche… all eaten overlooking the city.
12-14 Rue Joseph De Maistre, 75018
Nowhere else has this view. Here, you can spot the gravestones of the Cimetière de Montmartre and the Eiffel Tower on the far left bank of the city. Even further, you can see the grassy hills of the Bois du Boulogne, while over your shoulder looms the dome of the Sacré-Coeur. This is the perfect location for a drink while relaxing above the city.
Mama Shelter Paris East
109 Rue de Bagnolet, 75020
The Mama Shelter East Rooftop is a vibrant and charming venue, packed with colorful dining tables, comfy lounge sofas, and a ping-pong and foosball table. Serving as both rooftop bar and restaurant, you can visit for dinner daily and lunch on Saturdays, and in between, you can indulge in refreshing and crafted cocktails, sangria, wine, and beers.