15 BEST ROOFTOP BARS IN SEOUL [FULL GUIDE]

Best rooftop bars in Seoul

What are the Best Rooftop Bars in Seoul?

In this post, we have selected the best rooftop bars to visit in Seoul. From Spring to Autumn enjoy awesome cocktails with magnificent views over the city.

This list is based on our discoveries after living 3 years in Seoul. We would love to hear from you if you ever discover new rooftops. Feel free to leave a comment below to let us know!

We hope that you enjoy this list of the best rooftop bars in Seoul. Cheers!


Best Rooftops in Seoul

Side Note Club is one of the largest rooftops in Seoul. It is located on top of the Ryse Hotel in Hongdae.

It is one of our favorite rooftop bars in Seoul. Side Note Club offers delicious cocktails, wine, and finger foods. The view from the 15th floor is absolutely stunning, especially during sunset.

READ: 10 Best Things to Do in Hongdae


We discovered Urban Beach randomly, walking through Hongdae on a Friday night. We were so happy to discover Urban Beach, this rooftop has a great atmosphere and funky cocktails. Urban Beach has a rooftop and an interior bar on the lower floor filled with sand. It creates a very beachy atmosphere.

Definitely one of the best rooftop bars in Seoul! Check it out.


Rooftop Geni is a great place to chill on a weekday on a nice rooftop full of plants also serving great Italian food.

The best part about Rooftop Geni, is that it is pet-friendly. So it’s the best place to bring your furry pet with you and enjoy a cocktail with the best view of the city!


Another awesome rooftop in Hongdae: GILLIGANS.

Great atmosphere at this rooftop is almost guaranteed. Nice staff, great music, great view, awesome people! Nothing to add, it’s the place to go in Hongdae!


Located on top of the very chic Mondrian Hotel, Privilege is today one of the best rooftop bars in Seoul.

Privilege rooftop bar serves amazing cocktails and delicious food in a very elegant setting. Check it out if you are in Itaewon, it’s absolutely worth it!


T-Bar is actually a woman’s tailor shop, which recently opened a rooftop bar call T-Bar on top of their shop. The outdoor area was first used by the employees of the tailor shops before they decided to make it public.

It is the perfect rooftop to bring a date! T-Bar is very romantic.

They also service great tapas food.


 Avant-Garde Rooftop bar is the new hip rooftop lounge in the trendy Gyeongnidan area right behind Itaewon.

Get a nice and refreshing drink in Avant-garde during the hot summer nights in Seoul.


For the best beach bar rooftop with Mexican vibes, head to Casa Corona in Itaewon. One of our favorite rooftops in the city,

Perfect for a drink after work, Casa Corona also organizes many events throughout the year, with live music, jazz night, yoga events and so much more. It’s a must-see if you are in Itaewon.

Casa Corona serves great cocktails and amazing food, all with the perfect view of Seoul!


Floating is one of the most famous and also largest Rooftops in Seoul. It it located on top of the L7 Lotte Hotel in Myeongdong on the 21st floor.

Floating is a very stylish place, with a great view of the Namsan Tower. This rooftop offers an indoor and outdoor area, with signature cocktails and lounge vibes.


Best rooftops in Seoul

This very stylish rooftop is located on the 21st floor of the IBIS STYLE AMBASSADOR hotel. Le Style Bar is one of the most modern rooftops in Seoul which provides a stunning view of Seoul with the Namsan Tower in the background.


The Griffin rooftop is located on top of the JW Marriot Hotel in Dongdaemun. The Griffin has an impressive collection of wines and high-quality cocktails.

From this rooftop, you have the perfect view to Heunginjimun Gate.


If you are looking for a stylish and luxurious rooftop bar, then head to the Conrad hotel in Yeouido. They have an amazing rooftop called VVertigo with a wonderful view of Seoul. Definitely one of our favorite rooftops in Seoul!


Famous for its unique Gin & Tonic, the Rooftop Bar located on the 17th floor of the Cappuccino Hotel is certainly one of the best rooftop bars in Seoul.

This place also offers food in you are hungry while enjoying the view of the city!


Krug rooftop is located in Gangnam on top of the Crescendo Hotel. It is a really stylish rooftop, modern, and clean with an amazing view of Gangnam.

You can order beer or champagne with great food bites to share.

READ ALSO: Best Things to do in Gangnam


Roof 808 offers a great view of Gangnam. This bar as well as cafe, also offers delicious brunch and drinks during the day. After sunset, the atmosphere changes to look more like a bar serving great cocktails.

READ ALSO: Best Brunch In Seoul


We hope that you enjoyed this list of the best rooftops in Seoul. You’ve probably already saved some for your next night out in the city.

We would love to hear from you if you find other incredible rooftops in Seoul. There are many hidden gems and also many places are opening regularly.

We love discovering new places, hence if you have any recommendations for nice rooftops, please let us know in the comments below.


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