Discover some of Munich’s spectacular city and alpine views while enjoying an afternoon coffee or evening cocktail at any one of these amazing rooftop bars.
Summertime, most famously known for beer garden season in Munich, is always a major draw for vacationers and locals alike. However, if you are in the mood for a change of scenery, then we can recommend gazing upon Munich’s famous skyline from a rooftop terrace with a sweet libation in hand!
Here Are Our Top Rooftop Bars & Cafes in Munich:
China Moon Roof Terrace – is located atop the beautiful Mandarin Hotel in the heart of old town Munich. In our opinion, this rooftop terrace is home to the best overall view of the city. If you are just visiting and are only in town for a short time during the summer months, this place is definitely worth a visit. Cocktails are a bit pricey, but the view makes them totally worth it!
Opening Hours: 2pm – 10pm (May-September)
Reservations: possible; Tel +49 (89) 290 98 1896
Address: Rooftop terrace of the Mandarin Hotel; Neuturmstrasse 1, Munich
Entrance: Through the main entrance of the hotel, then head on up the elevator to the terrace.
Emiko Roof Terrace – Quaint and enchanting, this rooftop terrace is located on the 6th floor of the Louis Hotel. The hidden nature of the terrace is a mini break from Munich’s hectic city life. Enjoy an afternoon coffee or refreshing cocktail during the day with views of the Alter Peter. Or arrive after 6PM to dine on amazing modern Japanese cuisine!
from noon for DRINKS ONLY
from 6 p.m. EMIKO KITCHEN & DRINKS.
Reservations: possible; Tel +49 (89)4111 90 8 111
Address: Rooftop terrace of the Louis Hotel; VIKTUALIENMARKT 6, Munich
Entrance: Elevator for Louis Hotel located directly in the Viktualienmarkt Passage zum Marienplatz, next to the Beluga chocolate shop. Take the elevator up to the 6th floor labeled Terrasse, Fitness, Sauna.
Blue Spa Bar & Lounge – We arrived one night at 10PM and the night was magical. View the cathedral up close. Located in the luxurious Hotel Bayerischer Hof, a visit to this rooftop bar should not be missed!
Opening Hours: 8am to 10.30pm daily (until 12 midnight when the weather’s nice):
Reservations: possible; Tel: +49 (89)21 20-875
Address: Rooftop bar of the Hotel Bayerischer Hof: Promenadeplatz 2-6, Munich
Entrance: Through the front entrance of the main hotel building, then take the elevator up to the 7th floor.
The Flushing Meadows Bar – This trendy rooftop terrace is situated atop the Flushing Meadows Hotel, located in the lively Glockenbachviertel. Enjoy “breakfast with a view” as you sip on a tasty smoothie from SuperDanke!. Or partake in one of Robin Bruderhofer’s cocktail creations after 5 PM and watch the sunset.
Opening Hours: 7am – 10pm
Reservations: possible; please call +49(89) 552 791 727 between 7 AM and 9 PM
Address: Rooftop Bar of The Flushing Meadows Hotel; Fraunhoferstrasse 32, Munich
Entrance: Directly on Fraunhoferstrasse, look for the tiny door next to the SuperDanke! smoothie shop.
9:00 – 22:00 (May – August)
9:00 – 21:00 (September, October, March, April)
9:00 – 18:00 (November – February)
Reservations: not possible
Address: Arcisstr. 21, Munich; 5th Floor, South terrace
Entrance: On Arcisstraße, through the front doors of the TUM Architecture Campus. Follow the signs to Vorhölzer Forum. Take the elevator up to the 4th floor, then the stairs up to the 5th floor.
Let us know if your favorite rooftop bar is missing from our list!