12 More Blissful Rooftop Bars in Sydney

Thankfully, rooftop bars are one of those things you can never have too many of. And just when you thought the city couldn’t possibly find any more ways to let you drink all day while simultaneously getting a wicked tan, we’ve discovered yet 12 more of the Best Rooftop Bars in Sydney that will satisfy your insatiable appetite for great views and great drinks. Come for the sweeping vistas and sunshine, stay for the intoxication!

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blu bar on 36

Blu Bar on 36

Want to impress your significant other? Take her to this award-winning, New York-inspired cocktail lounge at the Shangri-La Hotel, with a view of the city that’s to die for. Seriously. To die for. Don’t even take our word for it. Just click on the link and you’ll understand immediately that even if it’s not the Best Sydney rooftop bar, it’s probably the most romantic.

176 Cumberland St, Sydney NSW 2000

bridgeview hotel

Bridgeview Hotel

The Bridgeview Hotel on the North Shore is an institution built on and sustained by tradition. It packs no pretensions and exudes the charm of a neighborhood pub, complete with stocked bar and killer nachos. This Sydney rooftop bar is a wonderfully casual, relaxed environment to enjoy a beer and every now and then it’s a vivacious, packed place to enjoy ten beers.

580 Willoughby Rd, Willoughby NSW 2068

ching a lings


Music heads can get their groove on at this compact sanctuary of inebriation, which hosts frequent DJ sets and boasts an awesome Sydney rooftop bar. Ching-a-Lings is like an exclusive old-fashioned block party that only you and your group of friends know about. Throw back Cooper longnecks while dancing the summer night away.

1/133 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

dojo rooftop bar above daniel san

Dojo Rooftop Bar Above Daniel San

If you’ve never been to the iconic Daniel San, try to picture a Karate Kid-themed small plate restaurant serving excellent Japanese street food while pouring alcohol generously and blasting classic rock. Are you still with us? Good. Now head upstairs to the Dojo Rooftop Bar and relax. With serene views of pine trees and Sydney’s famous Manly Beach, the Dojo Rooftop Bar represents a tranquil, secluded alternative to the hubbub below. Use it as your moment of Zen before you dive back downstairs for the party. Or say to hell with Zen, get a group together and take the party upstairs.

55 N Steyne, Manly NSW 2095

lord roberts hotel

Lord Roberts Hotel

The Lord Roberts Hotel restaurant is a no-frills home away from home for locals and travelers alike. It serves reliable, elevated pub fare in a good old-fashioned welcoming atmosphere. The Sydney rooftop bar is the perfect place to get together with friends, chasing Wagyu Beef cheeseburgers with pints of ice cold draft beer.

64 Stanley St, Sydney NSW 2010

metropolitan hotel

Metropolitan Hotel

Sydney’s Metropolitan Hotel has a rich history going all the way back to 1834, and now that it’s undergone a few necessary makeovers it refers to itself as the “newest old pub”. Enjoy tasty modern bistro fare on the rooftop bar while sipping cocktails and gazing into the city.

1 Bridge St, Sydney CBD NSW 2000

socal neutral bay

SoCal Neutral Bay

This addition to the list of Best Rooftop Bars in Sydney is truly dedicated to upholding its name by infusing every square inch of atmosphere with a distinct Southern California vibe. That means tropical palm trees, a menu loaded with fresh Baja California goodies, craft cocktails and cold bottles of Pacificos to enjoy in the summer breeze.

1 Young St Neutral Bay, Sydney NSW 2089

taylor rooftop bar

Taylor’s Rooftop Bar

The third-story rooftop bar at the Republic Hotel is an absolute oasis away from the everday grind of Sydney. Come here to sip martinis in a subdued jungle setting while relishing gorgeous views of the sky and equally gorgeous people. Let the night drift by as though you haven’t a care in the world.

69-73 Pitt St, Sydney CBD NSW 2000

the old clare hotel

The Old Clare Hotel

After undergoing some (okay, a lot of) reconstructive surgery, the Old Clare has emerged as a premier, trend-setting boutique hotel hosting three separate critically acclaimed restaurants. As if all that weren’t enough, the newly redesigned hotspot also features a modern rooftop pool and bar that oozes swagger. Go here fast before it becomes too hard to get in.

1 Kensington St, Chippendale NSW 2008

the hotel palisade

The Hotel Palisade

Located in Sydney’s historic rock district, the Hotel Palisade brings the past into the present and beyond by adorning its storied architecture with a completely modern sheen. The Sydney rooftop bar offers amazing drinks and intensely satisfying views.

Palisade Hotel, 35 Bettington St, Millers Point NSW 2000

the tilbury hotel

The Tilbury Hotel

This fine dining locale is beautiful inside and out, inspiring heaps of praise and a wildly popular reception since opening twelve years ago. The Tilbury Hotel Sydney rooftop bar is an ideal place to munch on fresh prawns and sip gin & tonics while basking in the sun.

12-18 Nicholson St, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011

the workers

The Workers

From the wacky decor to the row of pinball machines to the spacious sun-soaked courtyard, The Workers is all about showing its patrons a great time and giving them something to remember. The tasty menu leans Mexican and the staff is always happy to see you. As the sun sets and the drinks continue to flow, one way or another you’re in for a night you’ll never forget.

1/292 Darling St, Balmain NSW 2041


Suggested Further Reading: 28 Sydney Hotels With Perfect Harbour Views – The Ultimate Guide


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