There is no doubt that Bucharest is now booming and forging its way back to its former glory as one of the most up-and-coming European capitals, mixing the old soul of the city with the new trends and modern vision of the 21st century.
And if there is something that Bucharest is well recognized for being best at, it is the variety of quality entertainment it offers from gourmet restaurants, museums, specialty cafes, and one of the most vibrant nightlife you will ever get to experience.
Rest assured that you will not get bored! Bucharest is especially enchanting by night! Therefore, it makes perfect sense that the city, inspired by the other European capital trends, turned to sky bar locations to show off that enchanting atmosphere. So, let’s start discovering this side of the city by roaming the Top 16 Sky Bars in Bucharest!
1. Linea / Closer To The Moon
How does combining the charm of Bucharest’s Old Town with the spectacular aerial views in the Moonlight, sound? At the very top of the Victoria department store, on the 8th floor, you have a treat awaiting and it is spectacular!!
And when you add delicious cocktails and fine Mediterranean dining to sessions of live music you have all the ingredients needed for a great night out at Linea /Closer to the Moon. And while a rooftop restaurant and bar is perfect for the hot summer nights cooling, in chillier times of the year you can enjoy Linea’s atmosphere and spectacular views from the cool igloos.
📍 Address: Str. Lipscani 17
📞 Phone: +40757824298
🕙 Hours: Monday-Thursday: 5PM–12AM; Friday: 5PM–2AM; Saturday-Sunday 12PM–2AM
🔗 Website: https://booklinea.me/
2. 18 Lounge by Embassy
Fine dining at its finest at 18 Lounge by Embassy. Located on the 18th floor of the City Gate South Tower, hence its suggestive name, this is the venue for some of the most incredible views of Herastrau Park or Kiseleff Avenue. You can book a seat inside the Lounge or on the magical terrace and simply enjoy the experience.
But 18 Lounge is not famous just for its spectacular views. A tasteful selection of cocktails, wine, and gin as well as delicious food, all combined with the vibrant atmosphere and music, makes this a night to remember.
📍 Address: Piața Presei Libere 3-5 City Gate – South Tower
📞 Phone: +40733501401
🕙 Hours: Monday-Sunday 12 PM–12 AM
🔗 Website: https://18lounge.ro
3. Nomad Skybar
Nomad is your trendy garden in the sky.
You can not go wrong when deciding upon Nomad for your night getaway. The location takes pride in being a restaurant, bar, and club all into one. Covered by its retractable roof, Nomad Skybar’s open-air terrace will tempt you with impressive views of the Old Town.
And, to be fair this is the best that life has to offer: a delicious food trip from all around the world, a bar selection that can lift any mood, and during the weekend nights, the rhythms of the resident DJ that make you move around all night!
📍 Address: Str. Smârdan 30, 2nd Floor
📞 Phone: +40735448080
🕙 Hours: Monday-Thursday & Sunday: 4 PM–2 AM; Friday-Saturday: 4 PM–4 AM
🔗 Website: https://www.nomadskybar.ro
4. SkyBar Dorobanti
Located on the top of the 5th floor, Sky Bar Dorobanti is not just the first sky bar in Bucharest, but it is also one of the finest one in design, innovation, and services in Bucharest.
Fancy going out for a business brunch or a delicious coffee break in a great-looking location with a mobile roof and magnificent views? Or perhaps a trendy lounge to chill in and enjoy a drink or a cocktail or two? In all cases, SkyBar Dorobanti is the right choice.
📍 Address: Calea Dorobanți 155
📞 Phone: +40724759227
🕙 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 12–10 PM
🔗 Website: https://www.skybar.ro
5. DESCHIS Gastrobar
At Deschis Gastrobar you get to experience the friendly atmosphere inside the indoor lounge and the incredible views from the open space large rooftop terrace located on the 3rd floor. What makes this a special place and sets it apart from the other sky bars? The youthful vibe, the artsy and creative events, and the tasty urban selection of food and drinks, all make this location great year-round!
📍 Address: Splaiul Unirii 160
📞 Phone: +40753372447
🕙 Hours: Monday: CLOSED; Tuesday-Thursday & Sunday: 6 PM–01 AM; Friday-Saturday: 6 PM–02 AM
🔗 Website: https://www.facebook.com/DESCHISGastrobar
6. Cismigiu – Bistro La Etaj
Located on the 6th Floor of Hotel Cismigiu, the Cismigiu – Bistro la Etaj is the place to admire spectacular sunsets and views of the famous Parliament Palace. Enjoy the relaxed vibe on the petite exterior terrace as well as the interior of the chic restaurant, designed to take you back to the Little Paris atmosphere that made Bucharest so famous.
📍 Address: Blvd. Regina Elisabeta 38
📞 Phone: +40722722227
🕙 Hours: Monday-Tuesday: CLOSED; Wednesday-Friday: 5 PM–12 AM; Saturday-Sunday: 12 PM–12 AM
🔗 Website: http://cismigiu.ro
7. Amethyst Sky Bar
Amethyst Sky Bar, located on the rooftop of Union Plaza Hotel on the 12th floor, has some of the most romantic views of Unirii Boulevard.
Modern, chic, and tasteful in design, food, and drinks. And while Amethyst is best known for its wide selection of cocktails, craft beer, and wine list, the restaurant is also a delight. Going out for a date here, admiring the views from the little terrace or the restaurant, listening to the saxophone live session, it’s just the perfect ambiance.
📍 Address: Blvd. Unirii 47C
📞 Phone: +40755022023
🕙 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 12 PM–10 PM
🔗 Website: https://amethystskybar.ro
8. Fork Ana Tower
It’s hard to beat the panoramic views you get at the Fork Restaurant.
Located on the 25th floor of Ana Tower, Fork is all about the best. Best in gourmet fine dining, elegant, carefully designed space, excellent wine selection and drinks, great music, and of course the incredible views you can get from the indoor restaurant.
📍 Address: Blvd. Poligrafiei 1c
📞 Phone: +40784001806
🕙 Hours: Monday-Saturday: 12 PM–11 PM; Sunday: 1 PM–10 PM
🔗 Website: https://forktherestaurant.ro/anatower
9. DeGoya Skybar
DeGoya Skybar, located on the rooftop of the DeGoya studios is just about creating a special atmosphere on the cozy outside terrasse. Delightful drinks always taste better under the sky while taking in the impressive views of the Old Town.
But DeGoya has something more in store. It is about creating a vibe, a night to remember and DJ’s performances are doing a great job at that!
📍 Address: Str. Smârdan 7, 5th floor
📞 Phone: +40711411866
10. NOR – SKY CASUAL RESTAURANT
In Romanian Nor means cloud. And it feels like you are walking in the clouds with the spectacular Bucharest night views you get at Nor – Sky Casual Restaurant. Just imagine yourself stepping into the casual restaurant at 136 meters, on the 36th floor of the Sky Tower.
What a city view! The place feels airy and elegant and it is simply a great spot to enjoy a day out and a savory, delicious treat!
📍 Address: Str. Barbu Văcărescu 201
📞 Phone: +40310056056
🕙 Hours: Monday-Friday: 12 PM–12 AM; Saturday-Sunday: 10 PM–12 AM
🔗 Website: https://www.norbucharest.ro
11. Balkon Resto Garden
Balkon Resto Garden is exactly the place you want to hang out with your friends!
I mean it has everything you need, a large outside covered terrace, an indoor garden with heating to retreat to when it’s colder, and some of the best views of the faery of lights you get from the Calea Victoriei.
And the finishing touch for this great atmosphere is created with live music, DJ sessions, good food, and plenty of tasty drinks that you can enjoy in the company of your friends.
📍 Address: Calea Victoriei 116
📞 Phone: +40722114355
🕙 Hours: Monday: CLOSED; Tuesday-Wednesday: 2 PM–2 AM; Thursday-Friday: 2 PM–5 AM
Saturday: 12 PM–5 AM; Sunday: 12 PM–2 AM
🔗 Website: [email protected]
Outside of the Old Town, on the 2nd floor of Titan Galleries, you get to enjoy the refreshing views of Ior Park, at Klandestin. Designed as a relaxation oasis, with tropical forest vibes it is the place to chill, enjoy a good coffee, a bite of something delicious as well as a good old drink. If it was intended to feel like a sea of green, it is a good feeling.
📍 Address: Str. Liviu Rebreanu 6A, Titan Galleries
📞 Phone: +40731954592
🕙 Hours: Monday-Friday: 12 PM–12 AM; Saturday-Sunday: 9 AM–12 AM
🔗 Website: https://www.klandestin.ro
13. Elfi Sky Bar & Urban Kitchen
The whole top 5th floor, at Nicolae Iancu no.29 is our next sky bar destination. And, since Elfi Sky Bar & Urban Kitchen occupies the entire floor, it makes perfect sense that a spectacular 360 degrees panorama awaits.
It is a year-round kind of place where you get to enjoy the views both from the vast terrace, as well as the nearly all-glass windows of the restaurant. It is also said to be one of the best Italian-style restaurants in the Pipera neighborhood of Bucharest.
📍 Address: Str. Erou Iancu Nicolae 29, 5th floor
📞 Phone: +40727164831
🕙 Hours: Monday: CLOSED; Tuesday-Wednesday: 6 PM–11 PM; Thursday, Sunday: 12 PM–11 PM;
Friday-Saturday: 12 PM–12 AM
🔗 Website: https://elfiskybar.ro
Going to the mall can be more than just about going shopping. And at Promenada Mall, on the second floor, you get to experience the Trickshot vibe. It is about games, good food and drinks, and a rather retro atmosphere that makes for a great teambuilding location or simply a fun day out with friends.
And the rooftop terrace has the same vibe with the touch of an inside garden, with urban views. It can be the perfect spot to relax during the summertime, or heat into when it turns colder out, and just have fun.
📍 Address: Calea Floreasca 246B, Promenada Mall
📞 Phone: +40756143303
🕙 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 9 AM–12 AM
🔗 Website: https://www.trickshot.ro
15. ARIA TNB
Aria TNB is indeed an oasis in heart of Bucharest!
Located on the 3rd floor of the National Theatre, at the very heart of the city, this is the perfect rooftop venue. You have the elegant inside restaurant, the huge open-air terrace, the tasteful menu that can delight anybody, and a wide selection of drinks and cocktails. With this panoramic view and the tranquil atmosphere, it feels almost surreal that you are in the middle of the city.
📍 Address: Blvd. Nicolae Bălcescu 2
📞 Phone: +40739977777
🕙 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 12 PM–12 AM
🔗 Website: https://www.aria-tnb.ro
16. Orhideea Sky
A spectacular view is something you have to show off. And Orhidea Sky has such a view.
The restaurant, located on the 11th floor of the Orhideea Residence & Spa offers some of the best urban views you can get in Bucharest. Relax and enjoy a drink on the open-air terrace or a gourmet meal inside the elegant restaurant. It’s always a treat with a view!
📍 Address: Calea Plevnei 145
📞 Phone: +40740120163
🕙 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 12 PM–10 PM
🔗 Website: https://www.orhideeasky.ro