Hot Rooftop Bars in Stockholm

Hot Rooftop Bars in Stockholm

This is the season to enjoy rooftop bar experiences at their finest and this city definitely boasts some exceptional sights all year round. From waterfront views to cultural landmarks, Holly Louise Eells shares some of the best rooftop bars in Stockholm.

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Barrio

Boasting a view of the ever so trendy, Hornstull, Barrio is a small, exotic styled bar on the top of Hornhuset on Södermalm. This colourful location serves a limited menu, perfect for a bite to eat of mainly pizzas and sliders, and tantalizing drinks—it is a great place to catch up with friends or meet a hot date. 

So, if you are looking for a chilled atmosphere, Barrio is an ideal place to be this summer season. Go find out for yourself!

Långholmsgatan 15B, 117 33 Stockholm, Sweden
Website: hornhuset.se/barrio/

Stockholm Under Stjärnorna

Stockholm Under Stjärnorna

Get lost under the stars at Stockholm Under Stjärnorna. This vibrant, top-ranking rooftop and park is right in the city and it is where you need to be during the hot season.

Whether you are looking to enjoy a cocktail with friends, dance to the DJ’s amazing tunes or watch a movie on the screen, this modern roof park offers something for everybody with its mind-blowing view.

It is advised to check the website for further details for its exciting and extraordinary activities and events throughout the summer that shouldn’t be missed.

2-4 Brunkebergstorg, Stockholm, 111 51

Website: sthlmunderstjarnorna.com

Photo courtesy of Urban Deli

Urban Deli 9th Floor

Urban Deli is a hot spot for locals and visitors all year round. This popular restaurant recently opened up a rooftop bar in Sveavägen and as you can imagine it is a hit.

What makes this place so innovative and exciting is its green art park atmosphere combined with 360-degree stunning views. It also has delicious drinks, mouth-watering food, magnificent sculptures, and a charming vibe.

This place does get busy so it is advised to head there early if you can. Or sign up on the waiting list on their website about 15 minutes before you arrive, grab a drink in the bar and wait for your turn to go up.

Sveavägen 44, Stockholm

Website: urbandeli.org

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Eriks Gondolen

Calling all foodies, this is the place for you. Legend, chef Erik Lallerstedt is a face in the Swedish restaurant scene and Gondolen represents one of his finest creations to date.

High up above in the trendy district, Slussen, Gondolen boasts views that stretch across the city. The food is modern, of course, and slightly experimental with a very Nordic twist. The drinks and wine menus are ranked five gold stars and are some of the best in Stockholm.

This will be an experience you will never forget and you won’t just be raving about the views.

Stadsgården 6, 104 65 Stockholm

Website: eriks.se/gondolen/

Kungliga Operan Rooftop Bar

Kungliga Operan Rooftop Bar offers something for everyone. Experience delightful views of the waterfront and the Palace, which are located at the Royal Opera, in the middle of the most classic and historic parts of Stockholm.

You are really spoilt for choice with its two roof terraces depending on where your mood takes you. Could it be the gold terrace located above the main entrance to the Opera House? Here you can enjoy lighter dishes with great music from fantastic DJs.

Or if you fancy something a little more chilled, the stream terrace is more of a restaurant, open for lunch and dinner, serving a variety of mouth-watering food for all taste buds. Then, at the weekend, the terrace turns into a great summer night club with amazing events with live DJs and fantastic vibes.

Website: operan.se

Lydmar

Boasting beautiful views over the water, the Palace and Old Town, this small, luxury boutique hotel is the place to be. Set in a stunning historical building, which is tucked away by the National Museum and the Grand Hotel by the waterfront on Blasieholmshamnen.

Its proximity to the Modern Museum of Art, so it isn’t coincidental the Hotel has a contemporary art display and styled interiors, which alone is worth a visit. Complimented with delicious food, refreshing drinks, and lovely ambiance, the Lydmar Hotel offers a whole package for everyone. Also, don’t miss out on some of their well-known club nights too!

 Södra Blasieholmshamnen 2, 111 48 Stockholm

Website: lydmar.com

Mosebacketerrassen

If you’re after more of a beer-garden instead of a cocktail nightclub environment, Mosebacketerrassen could be the spot for you.

This classic venue offers a spectacular sized venue, which can accommodate lots of your friends to have fun in one place this summer. To add, it has unbeatable views over lake Mälaren in the Old Town and the south side.

Always attracting a very happy-go-lucky crowd, you won’t be disappointed with the friendly, buzzing atmosphere. Also, the outdoor terrace is known for open-air events or live DJ’s that shouldn’t be missed.  

Mosebacke Torg, 116 46 Stockholm

Website: sodrateatern.com

Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/thewineryhotel/

The Winery Hotel

The Winery Hotel is new on the scene and definitely boasts an innovative twist to any other rooftop bar in Stockholm. To start, it is Sweden’s first boutique and urban winery hotel, but that is not all.

Its location offers incredible views of the city, it has a poolside rooftop bar and restaurant with delicious food and drinks.

So, if that doesn’t entice you, I don’t know what will. It is an ideal place to make a day of it with friends and family to make it an overall, fun memorable experience.

Rosenborgsgatan 20, 169 74 Solna

Website: thewineryhotel.se

Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/takstockholm/

Tak

Tak = rooftop in Swedish so it goes without saying, there is no other place like Tak. Boasting extraordinary experiences, that always exceed expectations from every visit no matter the occasion.

This rooftop park is on the 14th floor and has impressive 360-degree views over the city.

It is an incredible leisure area in the heart of Stockholm catering to everyone’s needs, from morning yoga, food events, DJ nights and an Asian fusion bar that serves Nordic and Japanese cuisine, wine, beer, cocktails, and sake. A perfect way to have fun under the evening sun.

Brunkebergstorg 2-4, 111 51 Stockholm

Website: tak.se/en

 

Arc

Did you know Arc, an impressive restaurant and bar on the top floor of the trendy Blique by Nobis-hotel, was named one of the best rooftop bars in the world by Forbes magazine? The menu consists of both Swedish seafood and Korean classics, and the terrace offers delicious drinks and a stunning view of the Northern parts of Stockholm.

Gävlegatan 18 113 30 Stockholm

Website: bliquebynobis.se

Champagnebaren and Södra Bar

Celebrate the summer in style on the 7th floor of this stunning, sunny terrace. Champagnebaren terrace definitely competes amongst the rest with its impressive views of Stockholm during the summer and it is the perfect location to enjoy a glass or two of bubbles. The Södra Bar is a couple of floors down and it also has a spacious, sunny terrace and a beautiful indoor bar where music can be enjoyed several times a week with a good mix of styles. 

Mosebacke torg 1 116 46 Stockholm

Website: sodrateatern.com/

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Author: Holly Louise Eells

Holly Louise Eells is a freelance journalist and writer from London, UK. She has recently moved to Stockholm and is enjoying embracing the Scandinavian lifestyle. She currently writes for a variety of publications across Europe covering topics of travel, fashion, culture and lifestyle. She has a passion for writing, researching, travelling, discovering, animals and her cats. You can follow Holly’s adventures here or follow her on Twitter

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