Whether you are living in Barcelona for a while or just visiting the city for a couple of days, there is so much to discover. If you want to enjoy the views and have a drink in the evening with excellent company, then today we are sharing with you the 8 best rooftops in Barcelona. Now you know where to go if you want to surprise someone special or if have been invited to any of these rooftop bars.
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What are the best rooftops or sky bars in Barcelona?
Terraces with a view in Barcelona are perfect for an enjoyable evening. This is where you can drink your cocktail or have a meal while spending time in a truly unique environment. Each one of the options we are presenting in this article is an amazing rooftop that ShBarcelona has selected especially for you.
Sky Bar Plaza de Catalunya
Sky Bar Plaza de Catalunya is exactly what the name indicates, as it has the most special views of Plaza de Catalunya.
You can listen to some good music here, with international DJ’s performing all throughout the year. The Sky Bar is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day of the week, and this means you can have a good time there at any moment during the day. Have an ‘aperitivo’ in the afternoon, breakfast in the morning or diner later in the evening here, and you will definitely enjoy yourself.
There is a variety of snacks on the menu, like Iberico ham, salads, sandwiches and nachos. Drinks that go extremely well with these types of snacks are juice, beer, cocktails, wine, cava or champagne.
1881 by Sagardi
The 1881 by Sagardi is both a restaurant and a rooftop terrace in Barcelona, and it is located at a unique spot: on top of the Catalan History Museum. It is also known as La Terrassa de les Indianes, and it offers a splendid panormamic view of the City of Barcelona with its port, the Barceloneta neighbourhood and Barcelona’s W hotel.
The 1881 serves classic Mediterranean dishes and drinks, and the rooftop terrace stands out for its extensive and creative aperitif menu and cocktails. The atmosphere can be described as minimalist and elegant, and there’s a DJ with live music in the evenings. You can visit any time of the year and enjoy this rooftop terrace day and night!
Panoramic terrace Colón
This location is in the middle of the city and with direct views of Barcelona’s cathedral. The panoramic terrace will let you discover many sides of the Gothic Quarter, and you will be sure to make lots of memories here, because the views are unforgettable!
Although it is located right in the centre of the city, this is still a more relaxed and quiet terrace. It is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day of the week. You can’t make reservations though, so just walk in and check if there is a free spot for you. Drinks cost between 5 and 14 euros.
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Hotel Casa Fuster
The higher part of the Paseo de Gracia reveals a true modernist jewel created by Lluís Domènech i Montaner: the Casa Fuster hotel. From the rooftop terrace you will enjoy stunning views of the entire Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona’s coast and Tibidabo mountain.
This is the best location for spending your summer evenings. The setting is unique, and you can also enjoy the events being organised here. Besides that there is an outdoor pool for you take a splash, a large solarium and a menu with a long list of cocktails made with local high quality ingredients.
360º Rooftop terrace Barceló Raval
This 360º rooftop terrace is on the eleventh floor in the neighbourhood of El Raval. As expected, you can have a look at every part of the city, because the terrace surrounds the entire building. It is open all year round, and it suits both daytime and evening visits for the best views of Barcelona. You can see the mountains, as well as the city and the sea.
On some occasions you can listen to live music with famous DJ’s here, but it is also a great place to try out some tapas, have a meal or drink a cocktail.
The Sercotel Rosellón terrace
If you are looking for one of the best sky bars in Barcelona with views of the Sagrada Familia, then this is the one. It is kind of a open secret that the terrace of the Sercotel Rosellon gives you some of the best panoramic views of the Sagrada Familia basilica.
Besided this Barcelona icon, there are views all the way from the San Adrian chimneys to the Montjuic Palace, always with the sea in the background.
This is a true urban oasis in every sense of the word. There’s a large swimming pool, music and plenty of gastronomic options. The terrace feels like a bubbly beach club because of its live music and other events. On top of that, you have an impressive view from Barceloneta all the way to Montjuïc.
Purobeach also comes with a wellness center that makes you forget all about the city’s noise. The team of massage therapists are there for your wellbeing, and when it comes to the food at this hotel, you can expect lovely Mediterranean flavours that everybody likes.
The Roof – The Barcelona EDITION
This is an iconic Mediterranean place to visit when you are in the city. The terrace is on the tenth floor, and this proves to be the best place for views of the neighbourhood of El Born, the Gothic cathedral, and, among many other key sites, the Santa Caterina market. This is the perfect location if you want to watch an exceptional sunset.
After having witnessed your surroundings from this rooftop, you will clearly want to spend more time in this part of the city.
Have you visited any of these rooftop bars yet? If yes, tell us all about your experience when you were there! If no, we are sure you will enjoy discovering the rooftops in Barcelona mentioned in this article.