As you may already know, Barcelona is a city known for its many rooftop terraces and outstanding panoramic views. This can often make it difficult to choose where to go for a civilised drink in the evening, so we’ve collated a guide to some of the best rooftop terrace bars in the Catalan capital. From city views to sea views, Barcelona’s rooftops have it all!
Terrassa de les Indianes, Museu d’Història de Catalunya
For breathtaking views over Port Vell, be sure to head to Terrassa de les Indianes. Situated atop the Museu d’Història de Catalunya, this beautiful rooftop boasts some of the best views in the city in an elegant and relaxed environment. With an extensive list of cocktails, beers and other refreshments, you will be sure to find something that tickles your fancy at this trendy rooftop bar. On Friday evenings during the summer season, there is often a DJ that plays chilled house music as you enjoy a drink or two, some nibbles and of course, those incredible sea views!
Plaça de Pau Vila, 08039 Barcelona
Sunset Lounge Bar, H10 Montcada
Located on the ninth floor of H10 Montcada Boutique Hotel, Sunset Lounge Bar is the ideal roof terrace for those wanting to relax above the hustle and bustle of the city centre. With plenty of food and drink options, as well as wonderful views of the nearby Barcelona Cathedral, this rooftop terrace is the perfect place to welcome the city’s beauty from a more relaxing perspective.
Via Laietana, 24, 08003 Barcelona
La Isabela, Hotel 1898
Situated idyllically in the heart of the city on La Rambla, La Isabela takes its name from one of the most beautiful islands of the Philippines. From this oasis of total calm in the midst of the city centre, you can enjoy Barcelona’s beautiful skyline at any time of the day. What’s more, in the summer months, La Isabela is known for having the best breakfast the city has to offer!
La Rambla, 109, 08002 Barcelona
Alaire Terrace Bar, Hotel Condes
If you’re looking for a place to unwind after a long day of sightseeing, then look no further. Alaire Terrace Bar on the eighth floor of Hotel Condes has you covered! Located on the grand Passeig de Grácia, this rooftop bar boasts views of some of Gaudí’s most famous structures, such as the Sagrada Família and La Pedrera. With its varied and delicious menu, you can enjoy an al fresco daytime aperitif, informal dinner or a tasty cocktail accompanied by live music sessions and the most picturesque views!
Passeig de Gràcia, 73, 08008 Barcelona
The Top, The Gallery Hotel
Located in Eixample, The Top at The Gallery Hotel is a trendy rooftop terrace that offers an extensive food and drink menu, including their signature brunch dish as well as a handful of different salads, grilled meats and tasty desserts! The spacious bar area is the ideal setting to enjoy superb drinks and cocktails in the evening while taking in the urban views of the city with friends and family.
Carrer del Rosselló, 249, 08008 Barcelona
360, Barceló Raval
As its name truly states, 360 at Barceló Raval offers incredible 360° views of the city, instantly making it one of the best roof terraces Barcelona has to offer. There’s also a great bar area that serves classic cocktails, wine, beer, snacks and some tapas dishes from the B-Lounge Restaurant inside the hotel. What’s more, the views are so good that there are binoculars dotted around the terrace so you can enjoy them to the fullest!
Rambla del Raval, 17-21, 08001 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.