A bar/pub is officially the best place to relax and unwind. Below we bring you some bars across the world that are par excellence. Have a look and let us know how many you’ve been to:
22. Rock Bar, Bali:
Located at the Ayana Resort & Spa, a cable car takes you there and you enter through a natural cave entrance. A volcano to your back and waves crashing 50 feet below. Sunsets here are to DIE for! Dont forget to have a drink “on the rocks” here (pun intended).
- Coq D’Argent, UK:
What would be bars without the English? Featuring a manicured lawn to drink on flanked by perfectly trimmed hedges. There are also views of some of London’s top landmarks, like the Gherkin, the Bank of England, and St. Paul’s Cathedral.
- Ozone, HK:
Want to enjoy a drink in style? Located on the 118th floor of Hong Kong’s Ritz Carlton and an astonishing 1,608 feet above sea level, this is the world’s highest bar, featuring views that will forever be etched into your minds.
- Top of the Mark, California:
Welcome to the silicon city. Top of the Mark features sensational, 360-degree views of the Silicon Valley in all its magnificence. You can see Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, even as far as Sausalito. You are also free to choose from over 100 martinis.
- Three Sixty, Missouri:
Located above the Busch stadium, Three Sixty promises to offer nothing less than an exquisite experience. Relish a Cardinals game from above while drinking the bitter, or just take in views of the Gateway Arch and Mississippi River.
- Aer, Mumbai:
Situated at the very summit of the Four Seasons hotel in Mumbai, Aer is true to it’s name. Enjoy an evening in the company of the cool Mumbai breeze and a view which stretches across the city and all the way to the Arabian Sea.
- The Galaxy Bar & Restaurant, Greece:
The Galaxy Bar and Restaurant in Athens, atop the Hotel Grande Bretagne promises an unforgettable experience. It has views of the legendary Acropolis, Parthenon, Syntagma Square, and Kallimarmaro stadium — the site of the very first Olympic Games.
- O2 Lounge, Russia:
The O2 Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton in Moscow looks straight down at the Red Square and the Kremlin, and, in the distance, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Sip vodka and enjoy the view like a boss!
- Blu Bar, Australia:
A view that would cost you a great deal and why wouldn’t it? On the 36th floor of the Shangri-La hotel, the view encompasses most of the city, but most notably the spectacular Sydney Harbour. With both the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge at your feet, the night lights will surely send a flutter through your heart.
- Skye Bar, Brazil:
Once you’re able to pry your eyes away from the blood-red coloured rooftop pool in the middle of São Paulo’s famous Skye Bar, you can look out at the gorgeous Ibirapuera Park and pretty much all of São Paulo.
- Sky Bar, Thailand:
Some may fondly remember this bar from the “Hangover II.” Situated on the 63rd floor of Lebua Hotel, 820 ft in the air, the bar offers a stunning view of the Bangkok night sky as well an LED light show that changes every few minutes will leave you tripping when you are tipsy.
- The Roof, LA:
There is no dearth of rooftop bars in sunny LA. However, the rooftop stands out among all the err rooftop bars. Why? Thanks to it’s splendid view of the Hollywood Hills that will leave you feeling like a movie star.
- TOP Mountain Star, Austria:
Perched at 9,800 feet in the Hochgurgl ski resort in the Austrian Alps, it features views of 23 stunning Alpine peaks, from the ötztal Alps to the Dolomites in Italy.
- La Vue, France:
This list would be incomplete without France in it. La Vue shows the City in its most dramatic side, with the Eiffel Tower towering over the buildings. On the 34th floor of the Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile, this lounge is one of the city’s most romantic spots.
- Wythe Hotel, USA:
New York, home to the glitziest skyline in the whole wide world. Step outside of Manhattan and into Brooklyn’s the Ides at the Wythe Hotel to see the best view of the entire island of Manhattan, from Harlem to FiDi.
- Hotel Saniya Palace, Agra:
Perhaps not the most elegant or sophisticated hotel. But it makes up for its shortcomings with the best view of the Taj Mahal from the rooftop bar and restaurant.
- New York Bar, Japan:
A bit of a confusing name but hold on. On the 52nd floor of the swanky Park Hyatt hotel, Tokyo’s New York Bar has floor-to-ceiling windows making way for the most breath taking view of Tokyo, which stretches as far as the eye can see.
- Vertigo and Moon Bar, Thailand:
Perhaps among the party capitals in the world, the 360-degree views from its 61st floor roost atop the Banyan hotel, encompasses pretty much all of Bangkok, are dizzying and intoxicating.
- 360, Istanbul:
The only bar of it’s kind. It offers views of two continents stretching from the Bosphorus all the way to St Antoine’s, the Hagia Sophia and out to the Sea of Marmara!
- Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge:
This uniquely designed lounge offers an unparalleled view of the endless stretch of deserts and makes for a monumental sight during sunsets.
- AirBar, Las Vegas:
Welcome to Sin City. For the most self-indulgent views head to AirBar, located on the 108th floor of the Stratosphere Tower at 800 feet above The Strip it’s the highest bar in Vegas, and features a birds eye view of the entire city.
- Vista Bar, South Africa:
Tabletop Mountain is one of South Africa’s most popular locations and makes a stunning backdrop to Cape Town’s Vista Bar, which features panoramic views of the majestic mountain through its gigantic windows.
Please return to real world now! And do tell us if we have missed out any more awesome spots. Don’t forget to check out Little App for the best bars around you!