Vienna’s cafes, bars, and amazing rooftops are some of the fondest memories for any visitor. Here we speak of seven such bars that enable you to see all of Vienna. Located in the Austrian capital, most of these give you the 360-degree view of all of Vienna at the disposal of your sight.
Atmosphere Bar, The Ritz-Carlton Vienna
This bar is not just amazing because it is on the rooftop of Ritz Carlton. This L-shaped wonder gives 360-degree viewing of Vienna’s famous places such as green copper dome of the Hofburg, the Ottakring and Kahlenberg hills and the Stephansdom district. Vienna’s colorful rooftops laden view just keeps you captivated.
In addition to luxurious rooms, the Ritz-Carlton in Vienna offers a magnificent roof terrace bar. The Atmosphere Rooftop Bar & Lounge is located on the 8th floor and is only open during the summer season from 16 to 24 hours (on weekends from 12 noon). Thanks to the location in the heart of the city, guests can enjoy a great view of the whole of Vienna. Served with alcoholic drinks, cocktails, wine, champagne and small snacks and desserts.
Ritz Carlton Vienna
Cafe Bar Bloom
For lovers of contrast of old and new, Café Bar Bloom, atop Hotel Lamee, is the perfect spot to spend an evening. It is best for a romantic evening or a casual talk with Bloom Bar’s famous cocktail. Like all major European cities, the view of old and new colorful rooftops amazes tourists and leaves them in awe.
In the center Stephansdom, district on the top of Hotel Sofitel, this bar literally lifts you up to the sky. On rainy days one feels being in the clouds and Vienna looks a distant colorful map laid out somewhere far down. This Bar serves French, Asian and Austrian Cuisines and is amongst the most visited places in Vienna. Its standout feature is the ceiling which is actually a painting by Pipilotti Rist spread out over the rooftop like a Canopy.
Im Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom
From the top of The Dachboden, the Austrian Parliament, Natural History Museum, Museum of Fine Arts and the Volkstheater are what you can look down at. This bar belongs to the 25 Hour Hotel. Carrying a circus theme depicted by its tranquil interiors, the bar has a chic glass counter. In the ambiance of a modern day construct, looking at traditional Vienna outside makes you feel like you are on a different planet.
The Sky Bar is on the rooftop of Steffl departmental accessible by a glass elevator. Lounge music keeps you company on the weekdays. While moving up in the glass elevator the city’s nightlife is really amazing to look at. Its terrace gives a view of the entire Stephansdom district.
Kärntner Straße 19
58 Bar, Wien
The youngest Rooftop Bar in Vienna is also the highest in the country. The 58 bar is located in the new Hotel Meliá Vienna, on the 58th floor of the DC Tower. Not only the location at 220 meters but also the location of the Tower directly on the Danube guarantees a spectacular view over Vienna through the glass fronts of the premises or on the wind-sheltered open air terrace. Cocktails and tapas are served in the open air, and a large menu can be chosen for lunch and dinner in the closed restaurant area one floor below (57 Restaurant & Lounge).
Title Photo: The Ritz-Carlton Vienna