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Best Rooftop Bars in Melbourne for an exciting time

By Tanmayee - August 8, 2020
Melbourne rooftop bars

Would you like sitting on a rooftop terrace, taking in the city view while sipping on your drink? If yes, then I’ve got the best place for you where you can experience this. We all know Melbourne as the cosmopolitan city with its famous speciality coffee shops, cute streetside cafes and restaurants.  But what we don’t know is that Melbourne is also home to some of the best rooftop bars in Australia. You’ll find these rooftop bars across the city but mostly in the prime area. So make your way to the top floor of these stunning venues for some hot food, cold drinks and breathtaking views. 

To make it easier for you, we’ve curated a list of the best Rooftop bars in Melbourne that you must visit. 

Best Rooftop Bars in Melbourne

Rooftop Bar in Melbourne

Rooftop bar
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Hands down one of the best rooftop bars in Melbourne is the Rooftop bar located at Curtin House in Swanston Street. What makes this, one of the best rooftop bars? Well, apart from being located in the middle of the city, the Rooftop bar offers an unbeatable view of Melbourne’s skyline, a wide range of cocktails, and delicious burgers which will keep you well-fed. That’s not it. During the summers, the venue transforms into a rooftop cinema showcasing both classic movies and new releases. So book your tickets in advance and head to the rooftop bar for a wonderful day/night. 

Where

Level 7 Curtin House, 252 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Timings

Open from 11:00 A.M to 1:00 A.M (Mon-Sun)

Cost

$60 for two people with alcohol 

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Madame Brussels: 

Love juice in Madame Brussels
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Madame Brussels is famously known to be one of the quirkiest rooftop bars in Melbourne. Everything at this bar, from the astroturf to its old-fashioned garden furniture, make it look quirky. This place has its speciality drinks such as the jugs of punch, Lady Liberty, Love Juice, and Prussian Ice Tea. And their food menu is no less. Madam Brussels is a perfect place to go to with your friends. This place also hosts a tea party with a fancy food menu. So if you’re looking for a quirky rooftop bar, you know where to go. 

Where

59 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Timings

Open from 12:00 P.M to 1:00 A.M (Mon-Sun)

Cost

$70 for two people with alcohol 

Naked in the Sky rooftop bar in Melbourne: 

Naked in the Sky rooftop bar
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This rooftop bar is as cool as its name. Naked in the Sky is sitting above the funky restaurant Naked for Satan in Fitzroy. You’ll find yourself in an open terrace with a 15-metre long bar, a lounge, and an indoor restaurant which serves seasoned food in sizeable quantities. However, if you’re looking for cheap and yummy Tapas, then you can head downstairs. And as for alcohol, this place has an extensive range of in-house infused vodka, gin, craft and imported beers and of course world-class wines from Australia and Spain. This by far one of the best rooftop bars in Melbourne as it not only offers good food and drinks but also good views of the city. 

Where

285 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Timings

Open from 12:00 P.M to 12:00 A.M (Mon-Thu, Sun); 12:00 P.M to 1:00 A.M (Fri-Sat)

Cost

$90 for two people without alcohol

Loop Roof: 

Loop roof
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Wanna get sloshed? Visit the Loop Roof rooftop bar located in Melbourne CBD.  The flashy fairy lights, funky decor, 90s hip hop and the jungle-like botanical vibe will definitely catch your eye. And these are not the only funky things you’ll find there. The award-winning bartenders will present you with their quirky cocktail creations that you’ll have a cocktail experience like no other. One of their signature creations which will for sure get you drunk is the Grown-Up Fanta which includes gin, tonic, blood orange, and sparkling wine. You’ll know how good it is only when you drink it. So grab yourself a drink, take your share plate and enjoy the views. This quirky place is one of the best rooftop bars in Melbourne. 

Where

3, 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia

Timings

Open from 3:00 P.M to 11:00 P.M (Mon-Wed); 3:00 P.M to 1:00 A.M (Thu); 12:00 P.M – 1:00 A.M (Fri – Sat); 12:00 P.M – 11:00 P.M (Sun) 

Cost

$80 for two people with alcohol

Siglo Rooftop bar: 

Siglo Rooftop Bar in Melbourne
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All this while, we’ve been talking about rooftop bars offering an amazing view of the skyline. Now, what if we take you to a whole new setting which offers as good a view as the previous ones? Siglo is a rooftop bar which has a  touch of history. Located a stone’s throw away from the Parliament House, Siglo is a European themed rooftop bar offering views of the Parliament, the spires of St.Patrick’s Cathedral and the domes of Princess Theatre. The venue is classy with traditional white tablecloths, Parisian wicker chairs and wooden garden furniture. And as for the food and drinks, they are classy too. Their drinks menu includes champagne, wine from Supper club’s Cellar, and classic cocktails. And for those you who’d love a cigar, you must try their finest Cuban cigars. Siglo rooftop bar, for sure, makes it to the list of, one of the best rooftop bars in Melbourne. 

Where

161 Spring Street, Melbourne, 3000, Australia

Timings

Open from 5:00 P.M to 3:00 A.M (Mon-Sun) 

Cost

$80 for two people with alcohol

Bomba rooftop bar

Bomba rooftop bar in Melbourne
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Bomba is a chic, stylish rooftop bar found in the inner-city of Melbourne. Whether you’re visiting this bar during the summer or the winter you’re in for a good time. During the summer, the rooftop bar is fully open so you can head up and watch as the sun goes down while sipping on your drink and biting your tapas. During winters, the venue is fully enclosed making it a comfy and cosy place for you to enjoy your drink. You have a wide variety of spirits, beer and wine available here, but the hero of the list is the Vermouth. Grab a drink of vermouth and a plate of Tacos and have a great time at one of the best rooftop bars in Melbourne. 

Where

103 Lonsdale Street, CBD, Melbourne

Timings

Open from 3:00 P.M to 12:00 A.M (Mon-Wed, Sun); 3:00 P.M to 1:00 A.M (Thu-Sat)

Cost

$100 for two people with alcohol

This is not an exhaustive list of the best rooftop bars in Melbourne, but these top the list. 

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