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Brussels on High: the Best Rooftop Bars in Brussels

Brussels, the heart of Belgium, is a city that wears many hats. From its historical landmarks to its world-famous chocolate, there’s something for everyone. But did you know Brussels also boasts a hidden gem – a collection of incredible rooftop bars offering stunning views and unforgettable experiences? So, ditch the crowded squares and elevator your tastebuds (and your sights) to new heights with our guide to the best rooftop bars in Brussels!

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Relaxing in a beer jacuzzi at the Good Beer Spa

1. 58 Rooftop: Chic Vibes with Panoramic Vistas


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For a touch of sophisticated elegance, look no further than 58 Rooftop. Located in the heart of Brussels, this sleek bar offers a chic ambiance and unparalleled panoramic views of the city. Imagine sipping on a classic cocktail or a creative concoction while the Brussels skyline unfolds before you. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply seeking a stylish escape, 58 Rooftop promises an unforgettable evening. And since recent, the rooftop restaurant reopened.

58 Rooftop bar, Rue de l’Evêque 1, 1000 Brussels.

2. The Eight: Creative Cocktails with a Breathtaking View

Perched atop the bustling Rue du Midi, The Eight Rooftop Cocktail Bar takes the concept of rooftop revelry to new heights (literally). This stylish bar offers a breathtaking 180-degree panorama of the city, allowing you to sip your expertly crafted cocktail while marveling at landmarks like the Grand Place and the Atomium. The Eight’s drink menu is a playground for the curious, featuring inventive concoctions that will tantalize your taste buds. Whether you’re a fan of classic cocktails or a thrill-seeker yearning for something new, The Eight has something to quench your thirst and elevate your Brussels experience.

The Eight Rooftop Cocktail Bar, Rue du Midi 135, 1000 Brussels. You can also find them on Facebook.

3. Jam Hotel: Rooftop Perch with Poolside Panache

Located in the trendy Ixelles neighborhood, Jam Hotel’s Rooftop Perché is a popular spot known for its amazing views and, wait for it, a pool! With a selection of culinary delights, refreshing cocktails, and a lively atmosphere, this rooftop bar offers a memorable experience. Take a dip in the pool to cool off, relax on a sun lounger, or snag a table with a view and soak in the city’s vibrant energy. Jam Hotel promises an unforgettable rooftop experience, perfect for a relaxed afternoon or a fun night out.

4. Bozar Top: Cultural Escape with Artistic Ambiance

For a unique rooftop experience, head to Bozar Top, perched atop the impressive Bozar Center for Fine Arts. This stylish bar offers stunning views of the city skyline and the surrounding cultural district. With its artistic ambiance and focus on local produce, Bozar Top is a haven for both art enthusiasts and casual enjoyers. Savor a delicious meal or simply sip a drink while soaking in the creative energy that surrounds you. Be sure to check their calendar for any special events or exhibitions that might pique your interest.

Bozar Top

5. Jardin: Breathtaking Views and Classic Charm

Situated in the heart of Brussels, on bustling Boulevard Anspach, Jardin is a popular rooftop bar that offers a more relaxed atmosphere. Unlike some of the trendier options, Jardin boasts a classic charm with breathtaking views of iconic Brussels landmarks like the city hall, St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral, and the Palace of Justice. It’s a perfect spot to escape the crowds and enjoy a drink with a view. With a focus on simple pleasures and good company, Jardin offers a delightful rooftop experience for those seeking a more relaxed vibe.

This is just a taste of the incredible rooftop bars Brussels has to offer. So, grab your friends, pick your perfect perch, and get ready to experience the city from a whole new perspective! Remember, after a day of exploring Brussels’ rooftops, unwind at the Good Beer Spa and indulge in a luxurious beer spa treatment – the perfect way to relax and rejuvenate after a day of sky-high adventures.

6. Soko: Pan-Asian Cuisine with Skyline Sights


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Craving a taste of the Far East with a side of stunning city views? Then head to Soko, a rooftop bar located on Chaussée de Malines. This trendy spot offers a delectable selection of Pan-Asian cuisine, featuring flavors from Thailand, Vietnam, and Japan. Pair your delicious meal with a refreshing cocktail and take in the breathtaking panorama of the Brussels skyline. Whether you’re a foodie or simply seeking a unique rooftop experience, Soko promises an evening that tantalizes both your taste buds and your sense of sight.

[Soko Rooftop Bar], Chaussée de Malines 455, 1080 Brussels.

7. Musical Instrument Museum: A Rooftop Revelation

For a truly unique rooftop experience, consider venturing to the Musical Instrument Museum. Perched on the 11th floor of this impressive museum, the rooftop terrace boasts what many consider the most stunning view in all of Brussels. After exploring the museum’s fascinating collections of instruments from around the world, unwind with a delicious brunch or simply bask in the sun with a cold beer or expertly crafted cocktail. This rooftop escape offers a chance to soak in the city’s beauty from a new perspective and appreciate the rich cultural heritage housed within the museum walls.

8. The 1040: Parisian Chic with a Brussels View

Indulge your inner Parisian at The 1040, the rooftop bar atop the luxurious Sofitel Brussels Europe hotel. This chic bar offers stunning panoramic views of the city, along with a sophisticated ambiance and impeccable service. Sip on a classic French cocktail or savor a selection of delectable tapas while taking in the breathtaking vista. The 1040 promises a touch of Parisian elegance amidst the vibrant heart of Brussels.

The 1040

9. Secret Warwick Rooftop: Hidden Gem with Historical Charm

For those seeking a hidden gem with a touch of history, Secret Warwick Rooftop is the place to be. Tucked away on Rue Duquesnoy, this rooftop bar offers a charming and intimate atmosphere, perfect for a relaxed evening with friends. Take in the city views while enjoying a refreshing drink or a selection of delicious bar bites. The unique location and historical setting add a touch of intrigue to your rooftop experience.

[Secret Warwick Rooftop], Rue Duquesnoy 5, 1000 Brussels.

10. La Manufacture: Industrial Chic with Culinary Delights

Experience a unique blend of industrial chic and culinary delights at La Manufacture, a rooftop bar located in the Dansaert district. This trendy spot offers a spacious terrace with stunning views of the city skyline. But the true star of the show is the delectable food menu, featuring seasonal dishes prepared with fresh, local ingredients. Whether you’re seeking a romantic evening or a night out with friends, La Manufacture provides a stylish and delicious rooftop experience.

This concludes our exploration of Brussels’ hidden rooftop gems. With a variety of options to suit every taste and preference, the city’s rooftop scene promises unforgettable experiences for all. So grab your camera, your favorite companions, and get ready to discover Brussels from a whole new perspective! And remember, after a day of exploring Brussels’ rooftops, unwind at the Good Beer Spa and indulge in a luxurious beer spa treatment – the perfect way to relax and rejuvenate after a day of sky-high adventures.

11. For the Ardent Art Lover: Tope

Nestled atop Square Victoria Regina, Tope offers a unique rooftop experience that blends stunning city views with artistic flair. This rooftop bar regularly hosts art exhibitions, live music performances, and other cultural events, making it a haven for creative souls. Sip on a unique cocktail while admiring local artwork or enjoying a live performance with the Brussels skyline as your backdrop.

[Tope Rooftop Bar], Square Victoria Régina 1, 1000 Brussels.

12. For the Craft Beer Connoisseur: The Beer Lab


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Calling all craft beer enthusiasts! The Beer Lab offers a one-of-a-kind rooftop experience dedicated to the world of Belgian brews. This haven for hopheads boasts an impressive selection of local and international craft beers, alongside delicious bar snacks. Relax on the rooftop terrace, soak in the city views, and embark on a journey of discovery through the world of craft beer.

13. For the Wellness Warrior: Perché – Rooftop Yoga


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Jutting out from the Jam Hotel in Ixelles, Perché offers more than just stunning views and refreshing cocktails. This rooftop bar also hosts regular yoga sessions, allowing you to combine stunning cityscapes with a rejuvenating practice. Start your day with a rooftop yoga session followed by a healthy breakfast, all while taking in the panoramic vistas of Brussels.

14. For the Sunset Seeker: Albert


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For a truly romantic rooftop experience, head to Albert, perched atop the Mont des Arts. This rooftop bar offers breathtaking views of the city, particularly during sunset as the sky explodes with vibrant colors. Share a bottle of champagne with your special someone and create lasting memories against the backdrop of a Brussels sunset.

[Albert Rooftop Bar], Mont des Arts 28, 1000 Brussels.

15. For the Budget-Conscious Adventurer: Coco

While many rooftop bars in Brussels come with a premium price tag, Coco offers a more budget-friendly option. Located on Rue Capitaine Crespel, this rooftop bar boasts a relaxed atmosphere and friendly service. Sip on a refreshing drink or a local beer while taking in the city views, all without breaking the bank.

[Coco Rooftop Bar], Rue Capitaine Crespel 1, 1000 Brussels.

This concludes our comprehensive guide to Brussels’ best rooftop bars. Remember, this vibrant city’s rooftop scene is constantly evolving, so keep your eyes peeled for new and exciting additions. So grab your friends, choose your perfect perch, and get ready to experience Brussels from a whole new perspective! And as always, unwind at the Good Beer Spa after your rooftop adventures and indulge in a luxurious beer spa treatment for the ultimate relaxation.

16. Hidden Gem Alert: Rooftop Paradise at Beursschouwburg!

Just a stone’s throw from the iconic Bourse building, another fantastic rooftop awaits! Perched atop the Beursschouwburg, a beloved multi-disciplinary arts center, lies a hidden oasis perfect for relaxing with friends. While it may require a bit of legwork (107 stairs!), the climb is definitely worth it for the stunning views and chilled atmosphere.

Here’s the scoop on access:

  • June: Open Thursdays to Saturdays from 5 PM to 1 AM.
  • Outside of June: Accessible during parties and concerts (check the Beursschouwburg program for details and potential admission fees).

So, if you’re looking for a unique rooftop experience with a touch of artistic charm, add the Beursschouwburg to your Brussels itinerary!

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