What are the best rooftop bars in Budapest ?
We have selected 5 rooftops (‘roof terraces’) in the Hungarian capital where you can have a drink, eat, and in some, enjoy concerts, movies and live DJ’s!
Here is our selection of the best rooftop bars in Budapest!
High Note Skybar – Aria Hotel
The High Note Skybar is located on the roof of the ‘Aria’, a luxury hotel in Pest 100m from the basilica St. Stephen at 5 Hercegprimás Street. You enter the hotel and reach the large terrace by an elevator located on the right of the ground floor.
You can then enjoy a drink with a unique view of Budapest and the basilica.
The hotel is rated 5 stars and the prices here are high for Budapest: espresso at 4 €, beer 0.5l to 6 €, coke at 3,5 €. There is also a snack menu (desserts from € 4, snack from € 6) not to be confused with the menu of the restaurant, called ‘High Note’, also present on the roof.
Address: Hercegprímás 5, 5th district, Pest – plan – website.
Open hours: 12:00 to 24:00 from Monday to Sunday. Price: €€€. Bar menu (snacks) – Tel: 00 36 20 4388 648. (reservations after 17h00 highly recommended and check events calendar as it closes some evenings for private events).
BAR 360 rooftop of Budapest
Bar 360 is located in Pest on Andrássy Avenue. Its very large terrace can accommodate hundreds of visitors who will enjoy a drink or meal in a unique setting. Admission is not free (about 4€) and in the evening in high season, the terrace is always full. Booking a table for the evening via their website is highly recommended. In addition, concerts are often held here (see the program on their FB page).
Address: Andrássy út 39, 6th district, Pest – map – website.
Opening hours: from 14:00 to 24:00 from Monday to Sunday (at 02:00 from Thursday to Saturday). Check the variable schedules according to the season on their Facebook page.
From mid-November, the Bar 360 opens its IGLOO GARDEN during the winter to enjoy day and night of this terrace, warm in your translucent igloo! Discover this Igloo Garden on this video.
The Sky Garden Rooftop
Situated on the roof of the Mystery Hotel Budapest, the Sky Garden rooftop welcomes you on the 7th floor in a ‘chic country setting’. Located next to the beautiful ‘Nyugati’ train station designed by Eiffel, this great garden on the rooftops of Budapest offers a wide range of cocktails (between 8 and 10€) and snacks. Don’t hesitate to book in advance as the Sky Garden has a capacity of 50 people.
Located on the roof of the Clark luxury hotel on the Buda side of the Danube, the Leo bar/restaurant offers you an impressive view of Pest, the Chain Bridge (‘Lánchid’) and the Buda Castle overlooking it. Prices are high for Budapest (cocktails at 10-12€) and you have to book several days in advance as the restaurant is always full. The evenings are animated by DJs from Thursday to Sunday. Leo Budapest is only open from May to September.
St ANDREA WINE & SKYBAR
St Andrea Wine & Skybar is located on the corner of Vörösmarty Square and Váci pedestrian street. The entrance is 20m on the right of the Hard Rock Café on Deák Ferenc Street where a hostess awaits to give you access to the elevator.
This large elegant terrace with panoramic views is ideal during the day during a visit to the city center or in the early evening to enjoy a drink (coffee € 2, beer € 5, glass 1dl of wine from of 4 €). A gourmet restaurant with modern Hungarian cuisine is also waiting for you.