Top 15 rooftops in Paris!

To enjoy relaxing moments in Paris with a great view of the capital, nothing beats a rooftop location!

Summer is the time to get some height and relax on the capital’s rooftop terraces. Bars, restaurants, brasseries, with intimate, luxurious, chic and party atmospheres, on the tops of hotels, museums and department stores … Rooftop venues offer a multitude of options to enjoy an evening with altitude. A round-up of the best addresses in Paris.

Le Jardin Suspendu

Le Jardin suspendu - De jour, Paris

The largest in Paris 

To go to the Jardin Suspendu is to lose oneself amongst olive trees, lemon trees, maples or delphiniums, all installed over a 3,500 m² space on the roof of the Parc des Expositions de Paris Versailles.  You can also enjoy a variety of activities, from outdoor cinema to yoga classes, as well as cocktails from one of the bars and light snacks from the organic food court.

Opposite 40, rue d’Oradour-sur-Glane, Paris 15th 
ahead. Here the weather is good, the sky is blue, the white and grey banquettes are perfect for lovers ... An idyllically peaceful spot to sit on comfy sofas between the wood features and plants or perched on a high chair to better appreciate the wonderful view over all of Paris.

243 rue Saint-Martin, Paris 3rd 
Metro Arts et Métiers or Réaumur-Sébastopol

Hôtel National des Arts et Métiers

Rooftop - Hôtel national des Arts et métiers

Secret address
An intimate place, the terrace of the Hôtel National des Arts et Métiers is reserved for the thirty or so people who have booked ahead. Here the weather is good, the sky is blue, the white and grey banquettes are perfect for lovers ... An idyllically peaceful spot to sit on comfy sofas between the wood features and plants or perched on a high chair to better appreciate the wonderful view over all of Paris.

243 rue Saint-Martin, Paris 3rd
Metro Arts et Métiers ou Réaumur-Sébastopol

Le Perchoir Marais

Rooftop - Perchoir Marais

One of the most popular

Le Perchoir Marais is a cocktail bar that seeks to pamper its guests in a vintage atmosphere that is both understated and chic. Original cocktails, beers or very good wines are served as well as plates of charcuterie or cheese, all against a background of varied music chosen by the team.

37, rue de la Verrerie, Paris 4th   
Metro Hôtel de Ville or Châtelet

 See also Le Perchoir de l’Est (10, place du 11 novembre 1918, Paris 10) and le Perchoir Ménilmontant (14, rue Crespin du Gast, Paris 11)

Le 43 Up On the Roof (or 43 Cocktail Bar) 

Le 43 Up on the Roof - Terrasse

Above the Holiday Inn Paris Notre-Dame 

Nestling in the heart of the Latin Quarter, you will appreciate the relaxing atmosphere of this cocktail bar. Trendy and romantic at the same time, the rooftops are an ideal place from which to admire the finest monuments, such as the Sacré Cœur and Eiffel Tower, which are visible until the last rays of sunshine.

By appointment

4, rue Danton, Paris 6th 
Metro Saint-Michel

Perruche

Rooftop Perruche

Exoticism on the roof of the Grands Magasins 

Both a cocktail bar and a restaurant, Perruche is only one year old and yet already has many regulars. A bar with a pool house vibe and a 500 m²  restaurant above the Printemps de l’Homme-Printemps du Goût  department store, it is an oasis of greenery and serves high quality food and drink with a selection of signature cocktails by Nico de Soto.

2, rue du Havre, Paris 9th
Metro Havre-Caumartin

Auteuil Brasserie

A chic bucolic break
The rooftop venue of the well-known Auteuil Brasserie has managed to create an elegant country atmosphere tucked away out of sight. The rattan and wooden chairs, abundant vegetation and big tables give it a special cachet place, and the cuisine is of Italian inspiration.
78, rue d’Auteuil, Paris 16th
Metro Porte d’Auteuil

Georges 

Terrasse Georges - Centre Pompidou

Panoramic view from the centre of Paris 

This Parisian must-see is a festive, chic and romantic cafe, bar and restaurant. The Georges has designer interiors where you can enjoy refined and inventive cuisine. The ‘drink only’ option at sunset is also worth doing at the Pompidou Centre, where tables have been installed on the rooftop for a simply breathtaking view ...

19, rue Beaubourg, Paris 4th
relaxed vibe furnished with hanging chairs, high chairs and plastic stools. It attracts a mixed crowd who like to dance to the DJ Set electro, chat, and sip signature cocktails with a view of the Sacré-Cœur!

9-11, place du Colonel Fabien, Paris 10th 
Metro Colonel Fabien

Khayma Rooftop bar

Generator Paris - Rooftop

On the top floor of the Generator Paris
The 6th floor of the hostel conceals a rooftop terrace with a trendy relaxed vibe furnished with hanging chairs, high chairs and plastic stools. It attracts a mixed crowd who like to dance to the DJ Set electro, chat, and sip signature cocktails with a view of the Sacré-Cœur!
9-11, place du Colonel Fabien, Paris 10th
Metro Colonel Fabien

Terrass’’ Hotel 

Terrass’’ Restaurant & Bar, terrasse de nuit, Paris © Terrass Hotel

On the Butte Montmartre 

This is the 7th floor of the Terrass'' Hotel! It comprises an indoor restaurant and bar and a terrace, a perfect combination of elegance and relaxation. Comfortable swing seats and convivial round tables make it an ideal place to unwind. A large selection of signature cocktails or long drinks are available, as well as platters of charcuterie and cheese, and brunch on Sunday.

12-14 rue Joseph de Maistre, Paris 18th 
is an elegant place. For lunch, dinner or a drink, reservation is almost necessary, VIP tables are also available to enjoy the most breathtaking panorama of the city. The decor, worthy of an Italian terrace, is like a hanging garden and the perfect setting for enjoying a cocktail in the sun.

On apointment 

17, avenue Kléber, Paris 16th
Metro George V, Boissière or Argentine

Hôtel Raphael Paris

Rooftop Hôtel Raphael

One of the most elegant addresses
A champagne bar and restaurant, the terrace of the Hotel Raphael Paris is an elegant place. For lunch, dinner or a drink, reservation is almost necessary, VIP tables are also available to enjoy the most breathtaking panorama of the city. The decor, worthy of an Italian terrace, is like a hanging garden and the perfect setting for enjoying a cocktail in the sun.
17, avenue Kléber, Paris 16th
Metro George V, Boissière ou Argentine

Hôtel Molitor Paris

Molitor

Mythical address and swimming pool

The Molitor bar and brasserie, in an Art Deco building, has a rooftop terrace with fragrant plants and colourful furniture that conjure up a feeling of holidays and sunshine. Try the cocktails, mocktails or mojitos and enjoy the views of the neighborhood on one side and the pool on the other.

6, avenue de la Porte Molitor, Paris 16th 
Metro Exelmans

Mama Shelter

Mama Shelter, Paris

Known for partying

Mama Rooftop welcomes everyone for lunch, an aperitif or dinner. Drinks and finger food or a full menu or available but Mama’s big attraction is the grill room! Enjoy roasted chickens, ping-pong tables, sun umbrellas and huge banquettes, all in a secluded setting.

109, rue de Bagnolet, Paris 20th 
Metro Porte de Bagnolet

CREATURES

Rooftop Mademoiselle Mouche

Vegetarian rooftop terrace

The roof terrace at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann welcomes the restaurant CREATURES. Run by chef Julien Sebbag, this pop-up summer vegetarian restaurant also boasts an urban vegetable garden, a bar offering herbal and plant-based cocktails and a festive programme. A delightful vegetable interlude combined with a magnificent view!

40 boulevard Haussmann, Paris 9th 
Metro : Chaussée d'Antin-Lafayette

Le Zyriab by Noura 

Terrasse Zyriab

Bar, restaurant and tearoom beneath the stars 

A 300 m² panoramic terrace tucked away on the 9th floor of a Parisian institute ... The restaurant Le Zyriab at the Institut du Monde Arabe is situated on the building’s roof. Reputed for its Lebanese gastronomy, you can enjoy fine authentic cuisine, tea or a cocktail, all with stunning views of the Île de la Cité!

1 rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, Paris 5th 
Metro Cardinal Lemoine, Jussieu or Sully-Morland

Maison Blanche

Maison blanche - Rooftop

Terrace of the Théâtre des Champs Élysées 

In an upscale part of the capital, the famous Maison Blanche restaurant has a terrace facing the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy stunning views and fine dining in a cosy atmosphere. The restaurant is split between a room along the ‘glass bay windows’ overlooking Western Paris, and the upper floor, the ‘Mezzanine’ which offers panoramic views and has a phosphorescent bar and the celebrated ‘George V’ terrace.

15, avenue Montaigne, Paris 8th 
Metro Alma-Marceau or Franklin Roosevelt

Molitor Paris by MGallery 5/5 Member

Hotel

13 rue Nungesser et Coli, Paris, 75016

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Molitor Paris by MGalley has taken over Paris's most famous swimming pool: Piscine Molitor. This hotel is arranged around the two......

Novotel Paris Vaugirard Montparnasse 4/5 Member

Hotel

257 rue de Vaugirard, Paris, 75015

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The Novotel Paris Vaugirard Montparnasse is located in the centre of Paris close to Gare Montparnasse, between the Eiffel Tower......

Les Ombres Member

Restaurant original for its venue or entertainment | In a museum or monument
27 quai Branly, Paris, 75007

In the heart of the beautiful gargen of the Musée du Quai Branly, perched on the roof terrace, the Les Ombres restaurant offers a......

Le Georges

Restaurant original for its venue or entertainment | In a museum or monument
Centre Pompidou - place Georges Pompidou, Paris, 75004

The Georges restaurant on the sixth floor of the Pompidou Centre offers one of the most beautiful views of Paris. Project......

Bar à Champagne - Tour Eiffel

Bar | In a museum or monument
3e étage de la Tour Eiffel - Champ-de-Mars, Paris, 75007

Having a glass of Henriot rosé champagne or a glass of Alain Ducasse white champagne at the top of the legendary Eiffel Tower is......

Terrass’’ Restaurant & Bar

Restaurant original for its venue or entertainment | In a hotel
Terrass Hotel - 12-14 rue Joseph de Maistre, Paris, 75018

Take the lift to the 7th floor or walk up the 127 steps to discover this discreet and friendly address. Enjoy the dazzling......

Brasserie Barbès

Brasserie
2 boulevard Barbès, Paris, 75018

The brasserie Barbès is a must-see in the cosmopolitan district of Goutte d'Or. Facing the mythical cinema Le Luxor, the Barbès......

Hôtel Raphael 5/5

Hotel

17 avenue Kléber, Paris, 75116

Founded in 1925, the Raphael hotel is one of the historic palaces of the capital. Located on the elegant avenue Kléber, this......

Le 43 Cocktail Bar

Bar | In a hotel
Holiday Inn Paris Notre-Dame – 4 rue Danton, Paris, 75006

The 43 Cocktail Bar at the Holiday Inn Paris Notre-Dame (a former ministry converted into an eco hotel) is ideally located close......

Le Perchoir

Bar
14 rue Crespin du Gast, Paris, 75011

Self-proclaimed first rooftop venue in Paris, the bar-restaurant Le Perchoir, located at the top of a building in Ménilmontant,......

L'Oiseau blanc

Traditional French cuisine | In a hotel
The Peninsula Paris - 6e étage - 19 avenue Kléber, Paris, 75016

The Oiseau blanc is one of the restaurants of the palace Peninsula. Located on the 6th floor, it offers a spectacular view of the......

Maison Blanche

Gastronomic restaurant
15 avenue Montaigne, Paris, 75008

A bastion of classic French cuisine, this restaurant above the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées serves sophisticated dishes to be......