Spending warm summer nights out on the rooftop sure offers a change of scenery from the city streets and bustling crowds. Some rooftops you choose for their incredible views, others you visit for the overall experience.
Here are 10 rooftop spots you must check out, varying from upscale to laid back. Have your pick!
#1 La Mezcaleria
Two words: Tacos & tequila. This Latino-themed rooftop bar/shisha lounge is located at the Beirut Harbour near Downtown Beirut.
#2 Jackie O
Located in the Saifi District, Jackie O, inspired by none other than the late Mrs. Kennedy, offers an urban (and classy) escape in the concrete jungle.
#3 Level 26
Level 26 is the rooftop bar and lounge belonging to the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut, which also comes with a rooftop pool.
#4 Coop D’etat
Overlooking the port of Beirut, Coop D’Etat is the rooftop bar at Saifi Urban Gardens. With an urban-city feel, it prides itself on being ‘alternative’ and offers great food, drinks, and music.
Located in Dbayeh, Bold Rooftop is a place to dance your summer nights away.
#6 Le View Rooftop Bar & Pool
Le View Rooftop bar and pool is located in Jounieh atop the Princessa Hotel. Grab a drink, sit back, relax, and bask in the golden hour that’ll illuminate the view as far as your eye can see.
#7 Brûlé Lounge & Bar
A cozy lounge, with upscale drinks and great ambiance, Brûlé is located on the Sea Side Road at Dbayeh.
Located in the heart of old Byblos, Siècle is “a several centuries-old stone house turned into a dining experience.” Its rooftop overlooks the venue below. It is recommended to visit around sunset.
#9 Freak’s Rooftop
Freak’s Rooftop is an invite-only private rooftop located in Chekka, North Lebanon. The exclusivity of it makes it a very intriguing place to visit.
#10 Villa Paradiso
Villa Paradiso is a charming little guesthouse located in old Batroun with a rooftop bar overlooking the ancient town.
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