10 Best Rooftops in Paris

List of the best rooftop bars, restaurants and hotels in Paris are right here. Enjoy lunch, dinner or cocktails with a panoramic views of the Eiffel Tower and Sacre Coeur from the hipster crowd & trendy to the most intimate & romantic terraces of the capital. We’ve also created a printable map – handy with an itinerary of the ten coolest rooftops of Paris. [UPDATED]

 

1. Le Perchoir

Perchoir Paris review

Located in the Oberkampf/ Parmentier area this rooftop has a DIY feel with it’s open fire for colder nights. Has an amazing view of the Sacre Coeur. Great for cocktails and mingling with music playing in the background.

 

Address: 14 rue Crespin Dugast
75011 Paris
France
Open 4pm to 1am
Metro: Saint-Maur, Line 3
http://leperchoir.fr/welcome.html

 

2. Nüba

NUBA PARIS Rooftop summer 2014

Where the cool kids are come summer. Club with lots of local and international DJ by night. Massive space along the Seine river. Causal ambiance. Free entrance. Roof top the rooftop club of La Cité de la Mode et du Design.

 

Address: 36Quai d’Austerlitz
75013Paris
France
Metro: Gare d’Austerlitz, Line 5 or 10,  RER C

Check out Nuba Facebook for the schedule of events

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3. Shangri la – La Rooftop Lounge

hotel paris Shangri la rooftop lounge

Open as a Summer Terrace – Please check their availability (Not always Open!)

Enjoy Cocktails Sponsored by L’Asian dry Belvedere  and watch the sun set over from one of Paris most luxurious hotel terrace – this secret space on the 2nd floor  is open to the public from 4pm to 11:30pm without reservations during the summer. For a pretty penny you can also privatize the terrace.

 

Address: Shangri-La Hotel Paris
10 Avenue d’Iéna
75116 Paris
France
Metro: Iena, Line 9

 

4. Le George

georges rooftop paris

Located on the 6th floor of Centre Pompidou, this restaurant is simple but good food and amazing view of all Paris.  Great for a romantic rooftop evening, with the casual chic ambiance. Friendly staff.
Centre Georges Pompidou
Address: 19 rue Beaubourg
75004 Paris
France
Metro: Beaubourg, Line 11

Their Website:  http://www.beaumarly.com/en/georges/presentation

 

5. Hotel Raphael

hotel raphaelle paris rooftop

Magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower, sophisticated ambiance. Intimate rooftop garden look. Expect to spend a lot here. The signature drink the “Raphael” made with champagne, strawberry, mint and lime is 27 euros.

 

Address: 17 avenue Kléber
75016 Paris
Métro: Kléber,  Line 6
http://www.raphael-hotel.com/fr/raphael-la-terrasse-gastronomique-paris-16.php
https://www.facebook.com/hotel.raphael.paris

6. Déli-Cieux  Bar – top of Printemps Deptartment Store

Rooftop Printemps Paris

Perfect for a panoramic pause while shopping in this neighborhood that has Printemps, Galeries Lafayette, ZARA , H&M and other boutiques favorite to travelers and locals.  Serving Fast Food not as spectacular as the view.  Casual ambiance.

 

Address: 64 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris, France
Printemps Department Store – 9 th Floor.
64 bd Haussman
75009 Paris
France
Open until 8pm
Metro: Havre – Caumartin (Lines 3 or 9)

http://departmentstoreparis.printemps.com/services/w/restaurants-34013

Photo via @ marineorldo

 

7. 43 Up On the Roof:  Bar terrace of The Holiday Inn Paris

 43 on the roof paris Cocktail bar

9th floor  of the Holiday Inn Paris, with 360 view of Paris.  Cup of champagne runs around 11 euros.

Reservations necessary. Chic ambiance

 

Address: 4, rue Danton – 75006 Paris
Open 4pm to midnight
Metro: Saint-Michel, Line 4
www.holidayinn.com/Paris-Notre-Dame

photo via http://blog.velib.paris.fr/

 

8. Café Richelieu (Café Angelina)

cafe angelina paris

Great for lunch break between sight seeing at The Louvre Museum area.  Don’t expect a gastronomic meal. Croque Monsieur 15 Euros. Coffee / Tea 5 euros.  Glass of wine 7 Euros to 11 Euros.  Glass of champagne 12 Euros.

Great  view on the gardens of the Louvre (Coeur Napoléon and the Pyramid) with a tiny piece of the Eiffel Tower in the backdrop.

 

Address: 93 rue de Rivoli
75001 Paris
France
Palais Royal/Musée du Louvre, 1st Arr.
Metro: Palais Royal, Line 1 or 7

Photo via http://www.ticket-to-timbuktu.com/

 

9. Maison Blanche

maison-blanche rooftop paris

 

Great for a special occasion such as an anniversary or honeymoon dinner in Paris. The view of the Eiffel tower sparkling at night and the rest of paris is as breathtaking as the meal.

Trendy and romantic restaurant. Ambiance chic. Reservations needed.

 

Address: 15 Ave Montaigne
75008 Paris
France
Champs-Elysées, 8ème
Metro: Alma – Marceau, Line 9

http://www.maison-blanche.fr/en/terraces-36.html

 

10. Terrass en Haut –  top of the Terrass Hotel

paris Terrass Hotel rooftop

Located on the 7th floor of this Montmartre Hotel. Open for lunch and dinner, with great wine selection. Green setting and view of Eiffel tower in an intimate setting. Romantic ambiance.
Address: 12 rue Joseph de Maistre, 75018 Paris, France
Metro: Blanche, Line 2
http://www.terrass-en-haut.com/


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11. Le O Paris Terrace

Nice view from the Belleville area of Paris. http://www.le-o-paris.com/portfolio/le-bar/

Restaurant Bar, le O’Paris
1, rue des envierges
75020 Paris

telephone : 01 43 66 38 54


12. The Rooftop of the Piscine Molitor

Where all the hipsters go. Colette sometimes has it’s pool party here the so-called “Weekly meetings” every Thursday at 6 p.m., starting July 17 until August 28, put on your best suit and swim cap for an invigorating session! Places are limited.
Please sign up at: colettegym@colette.fr

http://www.mltr.fr/

MOLITOR

13 rue Nungesser et Coli, 75016 Paris
telephone: 01 56 07 08 50


13. The Rooftop of Brasserie Barbes

This new Cafe in the Barbes/ Montmartre area has gotten lots of hype (trendy) and backlash (gentrification) this year. But is hands down one of the best place to be when the rooftop terrace is open (depending on the weather). Trendy folks, hip DJ spinning House, Hip Hop and Electro mix. The two restaurants downstairs is also a great place to mingle with Paris’ “bobo”.

Read our review here: http://myparisianlife.com/2015/05/29/brasserie-barbes-new-place-to-eat-in-montmartre/

Brasserie Barbes

Address: 26 Boulevard de la Chapelle, 75018 Paris
Metro: Barbes (lines 4 or 2)

 

14. Monsieur Bleu
In the chic 16th arrondissement of Paris, situated in the heart of the popular museum Palais de Tokyo. You’ll see the Eiffel Tower clearly from the marbled deco

Address: 20 Avenue New York 75116 Paris

www.monsieurbleu.com

 

15. Mama Shelter 

Rooftop designed by Stark- open only in the Summer time. Can also be privatized for events.  In the up and coming 20th Arrondissement/ Gambetta area. Friendly staff and a cool modern design (not luxurious though).

Address: 109 Rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris
Metro: Alexandre Dumas

mamashelter rooftop bar

 

16. Rooftop Bar of the Louxor Cinema 

Access with a ticket from the cinema below. This renovated space is new to the rooftop scene overlooking Sacre Coeur and right beside Brasserie Barbes.  Open 6pm to 10:30pm daily and noon to 10:30pm on weekends.

Address: 170 Boulevard de Magenta, 75010 Paris
Metro: Barbes
17. Point Ephemere 
Opened in the summer of 2015 Point Ephemere rooftop is the new baby to the Parisian scene. The space already popular with music and party aficionados for concerts and art shows. You can now enjoy a great view of the Canal St. Martin
Address: 200 Quai de Valmy, 75010 Paris
18. Kluger La Terrasse – Now called “Les Sardignac sur le toit”
Rooftops on top of movie cinemas seem to be a new thing now in Paris and the Kluger is following suit on top the Cinema Etoile Lilas.  open at 12noon to midnight. A nice view of the surrounding neighborhood, ambiance cool and trendy.
Address: Place du Maquis du Vercors, 75020 Paris
Editors Note: This article was originally written in 2014 and has been completely updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. 

 

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