7 best rooftop bars in Zurich

7 best rooftop bars in Zurich

There are many ways to enjoy the beautiful city of Zurich, but looking over the city skyline with a drink in your hand is surely one of the best. Here are some of the best rooftop bars in the Swiss city.

Zurich bars with a view

There are many rooftop bars in Zurich that are worth a visit, but here are some of the finest:

1. Modissa Rooftop Bar (• • • Rooftop Restaurant & Bar)

Rooftop Bar Modissa (or • • • Rooftop Restaurant & Bar) is located on the roof of the Modissa store on Bahnhofstrasse, offering incredible views of Zurich's main street. As well as serving up a great range of drinks, Modissa offers a selection of American and Asian dishes to suit everyone's taste. A cool cocktail at Modissa is the perfect way to end a day of shopping and strolling through the city. 

2. The Penthouse

The Penthouse is a high-energy, fine-dining Japanese rooftop experience on top of the FIVE Zurich hotel. With opulent decor and picturesque views, this rooftop bar provides excellent photo opportunities. As the sun sets, the rooftop bar transforms into an exclusive nightclub, making it a perfect venue for a long and enjoyable night out. 

3. La Muna (Sky Bar)

Nestled in the hip and bohemian Kries 8, with Lake Zurich and the Alps in the background, La Muna is a rooftop bar that offers gorgeous views of the surrounding city. This bar cultivates its alluring atmosphere with some exceptional decor, tasteful drinks, and some unusual touches like a cigar lounge!

4. Roof Garden

The Roof Garden - on the top floor of the Globus department store near Löwenplatz - offers light French delicacies, a carefully curated selection of wines and fine drinks, and of course, impressive views of the surrounding city. The location of the bar could not be more convenient as it is only a few minutes away from Zurich Main Station

5. Hiltl Dachterrasse

Hiltl Dachterrasse is a vegetarian rooftop bar and restaurant. Located on Bahnhofstrasse, it is the ideal way to relax after shopping on the hottest street in the Swiss city. Hiltl Dachterrasse has an extensive vegetarian and vegan buffet along with an assortment of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. And, of course, it offers remarkable views of the Zurich skyline. 

6. George Bar & Grill 

George Bar & Grill - or just George - is more than a rooftop bar, it is one of the prime locations in Zurich for gastronomy. The culinary offerings are simply divine and are accompanied by impeccable views of the city. George Bar & Grill can also be booked for special events, making it perfect for any exclusive occasion. 

7. The Nest Zurich

The Nest is a rooftop bar in Zurich that is open from April until the end of October - when the weather is more agreeable. Enjoy hand-crafted drinks and elegant bites while appreciating the beautiful sights and views of the River Limmat and the historical city centre of Zurich. 


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Eesha Wirk


Eesha Wirk

Eesha studied in the United States, obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience and Studio Art. She is currently getting her Research Masters in Cognitive Neuropsychology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In...

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