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8 Best Rooftop Bars in Paris

Last Updated: September 7, 2023

While outside seating terraces have been the norm of Parisian life for hundreds of years but now locals and tourists are embracing the new trend of Rooftop bars in Paris. Here’s our guide to the very best rooftop bars in Paris. These have popped up all over the city in recent years, on top of shopping malls, museums, hotels and hostels.

The 8 Best Rooftop Bars in Paris

1. 7e Ciel

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7e Ciel is Located in the Montmartre neighbourhood and is on the 7th floor of the Terrass Hotel. Here you can sip a cocktail while enjoying amazing views of the Parisian skyline. It is one of the most romantic rooftop Bars/Restaurants in town. It offers glorious views sweeping views of the Eiffel Tower and the surrounding area.

  • Address: 12 rue Joseph de Maistre, 75018
  • Opening Hours: (Bar) Daily from 15:30 to 01:00

2. Georges

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Georges is located in the centre of Paris, in the Les Halles district. In the middle of the neighbourhood here is a Museum dedicated to contemporary art called the Musée National d'Art Moderne, also known as the Centre Georges Pompidou. On the top of this museum, you will find George’s restaurant with its large outdoor terrace.

  • Address: Le Centre Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, 75004
  • Opening Hours: Daily 11 am to 2 am

3. Nüba

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At the top of the Cité de la Mode et du Design and you’ll find Nüba, a restaurant and club with an enormous rooftop terrace. Think lawn chairs, DJ sets, big tables and plenty of standing room. This is ideal for large groups of friends to hang out with.

  • Address: 36 Quai d’Austerlitz, 75013
  • Opening Hours: (Terrace/Club) Wed to Sat: from 6 pm to 5 am & Sunday: from 12 noon to 2 am Closed Mon & Tues

Update: This bar is now permanently closed.

4. Le Perchoir

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Le Perchoir offers stunning 360-degree views of Paris. Le Perchoir prides itself on its friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Here you can lounge on the comfortable couches while taking in the breathtaking views. Note: You may have to queue to gain entrance to this very popular bar.

  • Address: 14 rue Crespin du Gast, 75011
  • Opening Hours: Thurs & Fri 16 - 1.30, Sat 2 - 1.30, Sun 14 - 00.30, Mon to Wed 18.00 to 1.30

5. 43 Up On The Roof

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Up On The Roof Bar is located in the heart of Paris’s Latin Quarter, on the ninth floor of the Holiday Inn Paris Notre Dame. This is a very romantic setting and seats approx 50 people.

  • Address: 4 Rue Danton, 75006 Paris
  • Opening Hours: Exact Hours N/A

6. The Raphael Terrace

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For those who don’t mind splashing out for incredible views and an intimate atmosphere, Hotel Raphael’s terrace bar is the place for you. Here you can look out at some of Paris's most famous landmarks including the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe.

  • Address: 17 Avenue Kléber, 75116 Paris
  • Opening Hours: Exact Hours N/A

7. Khayma Bar @ Generator Hostel Paris

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The Khayma bar is located on the rooftop of Generator Paris. Khayma has an amazing party atmosphere with good food and excellent signature cocktails at reasonable prices. Generator is located in the heart of the 10th Arrondissement where there is a wealth of amazing views to be seen - particularly of Montmartre district.

  • Address: 9-11 Place du Colonel Fabien, 75010 Paris
  • Opening Hours: Thursdays & Sundays from 6 pm to 9 pm, Fridays & Saturdays from 5 pm to 10 pm

8. Lounge Bar View

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Yet another hotel bar, Lounge Bar View is situated on top of the Hotel Novotel Paris Vaugirard Montparnasse. Here you can relax and enjoy even more panoramic views of Paris.

  • Address: 257 Rue de Vaugirard, 75015 Paris
  • Opening Hours: Exact Hours N/A

Book Your Trip to Paris

Book Your Accommodation

To book a hostel in Paris, always use HostelWorld to get the best possible price. If you wish to stay in a hotel, use Booking.com to find the cheapest rates. Below is a selection of my favourite hostels in Paris.

  • The People (Formerly known as Les Piaules) - Overall best hostel in Paris.
  • The Village - Excellent hostel in the Montmartre district of Paris.
  • FIAP - Relaxing hostel ideal for solo travellers.
  • 3 Ducks Eiffel Tower - This friendly hostel has a bar and a beautiful outdoor terrace.

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