Are you searching for some amazing views of Madrid? And a spectacular sunset? What about a fresh cocktail? Perhaps some tapas too? Then, visiting the best rooftops in Madrid should be a must on your bucket list.
These popular Instagram spots are cool, trendy, and especially convenient due to the excellent weather in the city.
The number of Madrid rooftops is growing every day, especially around the popular Gran Vía street. Help us to keep it updated and leave your comments below with other Madrid rooftops you have discovered.
I will not give any opinion about the prices. As you can imagine, trendy and popular places with stunning views of Madrid´s skyline are not usually the cheapest.
I hope you like my list of the best Madrid rooftop bars. Will you dare to tick them all off?
List of the 30 best rooftops in Madrid
1. 360º Rooftop Bar (Calle del Maestro Guerrero)
There are few better ways to enjoy Madrid than from above, admiring the outstanding skyline and the most popular landmarks of the city.
On the 27th floor of the Riu Plaza España Hotel, you will find one of the most breathtaking terraces in the city, offering amazing views, and a spectacular sunset.
Remember that on the ground floor of the building, you will find the largest store in the world of the famous Spanish brand Zara.
This way you can enjoy some of the best shopping in Madrid. And subsequently access to this spectacular rooftop in Madrid to enjoy panoramic views of the city accompanied by a selection of drinks and appetizers.
The entrance is through Maestro Guerrero Street with a ticket price of € 10 (a reduced price of € 5 from Monday to Thursday, 11:00-17:00).
The elevator will take you to the 26th floor and follow the indicators to go upstairs, keep your ticket with you.
Do you dare to see Madrid from 100 meters up in the air? Step out onto the glass walkway to see Madrid beneath your feet. This is the perfect Instagram spot! No wonder it has become one of the best rooftop bars in the world in such a short time.
It is not necessary to make a reservation in advance but you could find it quite crowded depending on the day and time.
2. Ginkgo Sky Bar (Plaza de España, 3)
Now let´s move to Plaza España number 3, close to the 360º Rooftop Bar, where you will get an elevator that takes you to the 12th floor of the VP hotel.
Apart from the stunning views of the capital of Spain, its cosmopolitan decoration, and the large set of well-crafted cocktails, Ginkgo Sky Bar is well-known for its outdoor pool on the terrace.
If you are planning to go to this spectacular rooftop bar in Madrid, check the events calendar in advance, since there is often live music and shows. Ginkgo gets especially vibrant when the sun sets.
Access to the open-air terrace has a price of € 4 per person from Monday to Thursday and € 8 the rest of the days.
It is not necessary to make a reservation in advance.
3. Gourmet experience Callao (Plaza de Callao, 2)
Located on the 9th floor of El Corte Inglés in Callao Square, this popular Spanish department store is an excellent viewpoint to the iconic Capitol Building and many other tourist attractions of the capital.
There is free access to this space, you can go up without buying anything and just enjoy the view. When you access the building, just turn right to find the elevators.
The space offers different restaurants that allow you to order your food and drinks and bring them out to the terrace.
I often go with my mom to eat some delicious pancakes; it is a kind of family tradition.
As this is a popular Madrid rooftop, it is usually difficult to get a free table. But you can also enjoy the views from the large windows.
4. Doña Luz – The Madrid Rooftop (Calle de la Montera, 10)
Located on the top floor of Hotel B&B, close to Puerta del Sol, you will find (don´t skip it) a long and narrow entrance. And the elevator will take you directly to a terrace inspired by the Colombian city of Cartagena de Indias.
This colonial-style terrace is one of the most popular Madrid rooftops due to its superb views of Puerta del Sol.
It offers a careful selection of international dishes designed to share with special attention to recipes from South America.
The place is an ideal space to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the city center.
Don´t forget to book in advance on their website.
5. Oroya (Plaza del Celenque, 2)
Are you searching for the most trendy and exclusive rooftop in Madrid? If so, Oroya is your place.
Located on the fourth floor of the 5-star hotel “The Madrid EDITION”, you will find a top restaurant with dishes reflecting Peru’s cultural history with Asian, African, and Mediterranean influences.
Obviously, all these culinary specialties can be accompanied by delicious Pisco-based creative cocktails.
Outside, this fancy rooftop has a terrace that offers some of the most impressive views of Madrid.
This outdoor space is full of plants, sofas, and wooden floors, and ends, steps up, in a large infinity pool that overlooks the Royal Theater and the south of Madrid.
The terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed meal and some light bites with friends and family.
6. Azotea del Círculo (Calle Marqués de Casa Riera, 2)
If you are visiting Madrid and looking for a rooftop view, Azotea del Círculo is probably the most popular place for both locals and tourists.
The Círculo de Bellas Artes, one of the most remarkable cultural centers in Spain, houses one of the best lookout points in the city.
You will discover a privileged location and unique views of the Metropolis and Telefonica buildings and the Cibeles Palace.
You can enjoy a fresh drink while watching the sunset across the city skyline.
You will have to pay an entrance fee of € 5 to access this impressive rooftop terrace. Tickets can be obtained at the reception of the building.
7. El Jardín de Diana (Gran Vía, 31)
On top of the Hyatt Centric Gran Via Hotel, El Jardin de Diana (Diana’s Garden) is a busy rooftop divided into two zones. While the outside area is an explosion of light and greenery, the inside bar area stands out for its privileged viewpoint.
You will notice that the building is crowned with a magnificent golden sculpture of the goddess Diana the Huntress, who aims her bow at the phoenix on the building opposite.
This way, the arrows carved on the floor in front of Gran Vía 32 represent missed shots from Diana.
I love this place to hang out with my friends while admiring an amazing sunset.
The entrance to the terrace is free, and it is usually quite busy.
8. Bianca – ABC Serrano (Calle de Serrano, 61)
Bianca terrace is the perfect spot for cocktails and dining.
Located on the top floor of ABC Serrano, an iconic shopping center in Madrid, it offers a cosmopolitan experience and a prime setting to enjoy epic views of the exclusive Salamanca neighborhood.
I have no doubt this sophisticated and trendy terrace is one of the best Madrid rooftops. And it is especially beautiful at night with all the lights on.
The entrance is free, and in addition to this impressive terrace you will also have access to the Torcuato restaurant. The name is a tribute to Torcuato Luca de Tena, the founder of the ABC newspaper.
9. Emperador Hotel (C/ Gran Vía, 53)
The Emperador Hotel is home to one of the largest and most amazing rooftops in Madrid.
The entrance to the terrace is free for guests and the general public has to pay a 10 € fee which includes a soft drink.
This exceptional rooftop offers some of the best views of Gran Via Street, the Royal Palace, the Almudena Cathedral, and the San Francisco el Grande church.
Located on the tenth floor of the hotel, this roof terrace is popular for the huge rooftop pool. It has also a solarium area with sun loungers and Balinese beds.
Although this area is open to the general public, non-guests need to pay an entrance fee at the hotel reception, and no bookings are allowed.
The menu of the cocktail bar is perfect for a day at the pool, with salads, sandwiches, burgers, and pizzas.
And, of course, an interesting selection of cocktails is also available.
10. The Mint Roof (Gran Vía, 10)
This colorful rooftop in Madrid is located on the last floor of the Vincci the Mint Hotel on Gran Via Street.
It is true that some of the previous roof terraces could offer better views. But the Mint Roof offers an original and charming proposal for lovers of street food.
This way you can admire a spectacular sunset with friends in Madrid in a relaxed environment with comfortable sofas and plenty of greenery.
Open from May to October, the most popular feature of this rooftop in Madrid is the original food truck. It offers from customized burgers to Asian creations such as dim sum and Vietnamese spring rolls.
Also, to cope with the high temperatures, the van also serves soft drinks, beers, sangria, and other refreshing cocktails.
Access to the terrace is free. And bookings are not allowed.
11. WXYZ Bar (Calle de Jacometrezo, 4)
Set on the top floor of the Aloft Madrid Hotel, a few meters from Callao Square, is the WXYZ Bar.
The good climate of the city makes this rooftop bar a unique place in Madrid to enjoy stunning views of the capital in a relaxed atmosphere.
It is an excellent Instagram spot with a complete musical program with sessions of all kinds.
But the WXYZ Bar is especially popular for the “Splash” pool which allows you to cool off on the warmest days.
Currently, it is not available for hotel guests but also for the general public. The capacity is very small though, so it is convenient to check availability in advance.
Hungry? No problem. This Madrid rooftop bar offers snacks, appetizers, and other basic dishes, such as sandwiches, burgers, or salads.
12. RT60 by Hard Rock Hotel Madrid (Ronda de Atocha, 17)
Located on the eighth floor of the Hard Rock Hotel Madrid you will find out the perfect rooftop bar in Madrid to enjoy the best 360° views of the city center.
This urban roof terrace has recently become a food market with different food trucks to enjoy Spanish and Mexican food and signature cocktails with friends and family.
As you could expect in a Hard Rock, the space has a relaxed atmosphere and an incomparable proposal of live music.
13. Planta 9 CR7 (Gran Vía, 29)
On top of the Pestana CR7 Gran Vía Madrid Hotel Floor 9, you will find a spectacular rooftop with 36oº views of the city’s skyline.
The place is not only famous for being Cristiano Ronaldo´s hotel but also for the incredible sunset and the unique views of the sculpture of Diana the Huntress and the Telefónica building.
You will find multiple nods to the sports world and even a sports bar.
But no matter if you are a soccer fan or not, a visit to this glamorous rooftop bar in Madrid should be a must on your list.
14. Gymage Lounge Resort (Calle de la Luna, 2)
I would probably describe Gymage as an urban oasis with great views over the streets of the Malasaña neighborhood.
It’s the perfect place to enjoy a brunch with friends, have some after-work cocktails, or just relax from the hustle and bustle of the capital.
The top attraction is the swimming pool (12-15 € a day) with a lounge bar where you can order some food and drinks.
15. Sky44 Lounge & Bar (Gran Vía, 44)
This kind of underground entrance hides one of the best-hidden gems of the city.
It is true that Sky44 has lately become more popular as it offers some stunning views of the capital, especially at dusk when the lights of the Callao Square, the Capitol building, and the famous Schweppes neon sign are on.
Apart from a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and cocktails, this elegant rooftop is famous for serving a succulent and healthy breakfast.
I cannot imagine plan a better way to start the perfect day.
16. Dani brasserie (Calle de Sevilla, 3)
There is no better plan in the city than enjoying one of the top rooftops in Madrid, located at the top of the Four Seasons Madrid Hotel.
This incredible rooftop gives you a fantastic opportunity to see Madrid from above and enjoy the cuisine by the three Michelin-starred Spanish chef Dani García.
This elegant but elevated eatery is sure to delight. Don’t miss out on pairing your meal with the signature cocktails on the menu while you admire Madrid from above.
The rooftop here is a masterpiece itself with a beautiful setup and viewpoints.
Expect fun events, live music and a delicious menu, along with amazing views over the iconic Madrid skyline.
17. Radio ME (Plaza de Santa Ana, 14)
In the attic of the Hotel ME Madrid, one of the most historic buildings in the capital, you will find some great panoramic views of the popular and vibrant Santa Ana Square.
There is a direct entrance to the cocktail bar from the street on one side of the building, separated from the hotel´s main entrance.
Radio ME is an urban oasis that offers a comfortable place where food, culture, and music come together to create an unforgettable experience.
18. Picos Pardos Sky Lounge (Calle de Velázquez, 62)
Set on top of the 5-star BLESS Hotel Madrid in the Salamanca neighborhood, Picos Pardos stands as one of the most exclusive and fashionable Madrid rooftop bars.
This stylish and sophisticated rooftop is divided into a cocktail-oriented area and a pool area where you can sunbathe and enjoy a refreshing drink in Spring and Summer laid on a Balinese bed.
Up on the terrace you can enjoy premium drinks and a careful selection of signature cocktails, along with an excellent culinary proposal of hot and cold dishes created by a Michelin-awarded chef.
The terrace is open to the general public upon payment and with a drink included. Besides, non-guests need to reserve the Balinese beds in advance.
19. La terraza de Óscar (Plaza de Pedro Zerolo, 12)
Located in the cosmopolitan neighborhood of Chueca, this beautiful Madrid rooftop in the attic of the Room Mate Óscar hotel is equipped with cozy lounge furniture and Balinese beds, along with a pool.
“From Óscar to Heaven” is the motto of this rooftop as you will enjoy some spectacular views of Madrid.
During the summer you can enjoy its charming pool, although hotel guests have priority. You can book the use of the pool from the hotel website.
20. H10 El Cielo de Alcalá (Calle de Alcalá, 66)
Located on the eighth floor of the H10 Puerta de Alcalá Hotel, this is a unique rooftop in Madrid due to its privileged panoramic views over El Retiro Park and the Salamanca district.
This stylish roof terrace is also renowned for the spectacular glassed-in rooftop pool, the perfect place to relax with a cocktail while watching the sunset.
Non-guests can use the pool by paying a fee and booking in advance.
In the heart of the exclusive Salamanca neighborhood, this sky bar offers a perfect location to enjoy 360º views of the city and an interesting proposal of snacks and cocktails.
21. El viajero (Plaza de la Cebada, 11)
Located in the famous and vibrant La Latina neighborhood, El Viajero is one of the most traditional places in Madrid.
On the top floor of the building, the terrace is a space full of light and freshness, and boasts some of the best views of La Latina and San Francisco el Grande Church.
This bright and fun rooftop is very popular but pretty small. If you want to taste some Spanish tapas and some drinks on the terrace, be sure you get there early.
22. La Terraza del Santo Domingo (Calle de San Bernardo, 1)
Previously known as “Sunset Lookers”, this awesome rooftop is located on the seventh floor of the Santo Domingo Hotel, next to Gran Vía.
The terrace offers excellent panoramic views of the beautiful vertical garden and Madrid de los Austrias neighborhood.
This modern rooftop maintains a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere, offering delicious dishes based on traditional Spanish cuisine.
You can also enjoy some cocktails while watching the sun go down over the city’s rooftops.
But this amazing terrace stands out for the impressive swimming pool. It is only for guests, but the ‘Day Use’ rate allows you to book a room during the day with access to the swimming pool.
23. Sép7ima Restaurant (Paseo de la Infanta Isabel, 13)
It is true that I usually visit the best Madrid rooftops in the evening to enjoy a cocktail and some tapas. But if you are searching for an excellent and tasty breakfast or brunch this is your place.
Found on the top floor of the Only YOU Atocha hotel, the Sép7ima sky bar offers infinite views of the Atocha station and the south of Madrid.
It has become a popular place for both locals and visitors so don´t forget to book the brunch from the official website.
24. Axel Hotel Sky Bar (Calle de Atocha, 49)
The spectacular rooftop terrace at the gay-friendly Axel Hotel Madrid, located in the popular Las Letras district, is a space to enjoy the day and the night.
With an open and diverse atmosphere, you can take a dip in the pool during the day. And when the night falls, this Madrid rooftop transforms into a trendy meeting point to enjoy a drink surrounded by neon lights of songs by Lady Gaga or Madonna.
Axel is the only official gay hotel in Madrid and one of the best LGBT-friendly places to stay in the capital.
25. Casa Suecia (Calle del Marqués de Casa Riera, 4)
The rooftop on the 11th floor of the NH Collection Madrid Suecia Hotel is a privileged place in Madrid.
This beautiful terrace houses incredible 360 views of the capital, an impressive drink menu, and an excellent brunch.
There is no better plan to do in Madrid than admiring the awesome Madrid skyline in Casa Suecia, cocktail in hand, and gazing across the lights and landmarks that define the capital of Spain.
It is a peaceful place where you can just sit back and enjoy a drink and the views.
There is a direct access to this terrace from Los Madrazo street.
26. Picalagartos (Gran Via, 21)
It is located on Gran Via 21, the highest point of the street. This open-air terrace is one of the best Madrid rooftop bars to enjoy a signature cocktail and some Spanish tapas.
The 9th floor of the NH Collection Gran Vía Hotel offers magical 360 views, especially of Gran Via Street at night and the iconic Telefonica building.
Access to this charming terrace is free. In the elevator it is clearly indicated that the Sky bar is located on the 9th floor.
27. Le Tavernier (Calle de Mesonero Romanos, 13)
Le Tavernier is a modern rooftop in Madrid that brings the flavors of A Coruña to the capital of Spain.
That is why they offer a cosmopolitan and informal menu, with quality snacks based on typical Galician products.
Located on the 8th floor of INNSIDE Hotel by Meliá, this spacious rooftop of over 400 square meters is full of charming corners.
The access is free and the terrace offers beautiful panoramic views.
28. The HAT (Calle Imperial, 9)
If you are searching for a different concept of a rooftop, The HAT is located at the top of a hostel less than 100 meters from the Plaza Mayor.
When you get to the top floor of the hostel, you will discover a terrace full of charm and young people.
If you are searching for good views, good tapas, and good company this is probably the best rooftop to visit in Madrid.
The HAT has become a popular spot to hang out and meet new people.
29. Ella Sky Bar (Gran Vía, 42)
On the 10th floor of one of the most emblematic buildings in Madrid, this modern rooftop bar provides an incredible viewpoint over the best Madrid monuments.
There is a wide gastronomic proposal for any time of the day, from breakfast time to dinner.
For me, this is the perfect spot for fantastic evening cocktails with my friends.
If you are in Madrid, check out this upscale rooftop with its gorgeous views.
30. Room Mate Macarena (Gran Vía, 43)
There is nothing better than admiring a lovely sunset from this rooftop terrace accompanied by your favorite drink.
With remarkable panoramic views of Gran Vía street, the terrace on the ninth floor of the Room Mate Macarena Hotel offers a wide range of cocktails, drinks and snacks for hotel guests and non-clients.
There is also a small swimming pool which will allow you to escape from the summer heat.
Room Mate Macarena is one of the best rooftop bars in Madrid to hang out this Summer.