Gothenburg's best rooftop bars
Updated 13 Sep 2021
There's something really special about sipping a perfectly blended cocktail while you enjoy panoramic views from rooftop bars. There are several rooftop bars, roof terraces and sky bars to visit in Gothenburg, if you prefer hanging out at high altitude. Take the elevator up to renowned hotel bars, award-winning rooftop bars and hidden terraces with spectacular views. Follow our guide to fantastic rooftop bars in Gothenburg.
ComfortSkeppsbroplatsen 1, Centrum
The world's best rooftop bar 2020
The Comfort Hotel on Skeppsbroplatsen, just ten minutes from Avenyn, is home to their popular and award-winning rooftop terrace, TaKeT. When The Roof Top Bar website listed the world's best party roof bars in 2020, TaKeT was number one on their list - beating rooftop bars in cities including New York and Singapore. The roof terrace is open when the sun shines.
Cielo Rooftop BarKungsportsavenyn 6, Centrum/Avenyn
Hang out all evening
Fancy enjoying spectacular views over Avenyn while sipping a glass of bubbles or a cocktail? Head up to the top of the building that houses the Hotel Bellora and you'll find their rooftop bar. Hang out from early afternoon until late evening and take in the laid-back atmosphere, great music and views. Dogs are welcome here, but bear in mind the noise levels can be quite high.
Odins TakOdinsgatan 6, Centrum
Nice vibes under the sun
This sun-drenched rooftop bar is at the top of Hotel Odin in central Gothenburg. Just a short walk from the Central railway station, head up and enjoy medium-dized dishes, cocktails, socialising and nice vibes. Odins Tak is open during the summer months.
VIVI RooftopLindholmspiren 4, Hisingen
Hidden gem in Hisingen
When the sun's shining, head up to VIVI at the Radisson Blu Riverside Hotel – a fun concept that was launched in summer 2021. The rooftop bar is on the eleventh floor and boasts stunning views over the city and water. Get comfy on a sun lounger and sip a playful cocktail, or perhaps a glass of champagne, in the sunset. The simple menu includes appetisers, snacks and salads.
ViewStora Badhusgatan 26, Centrum
Take the elevator up to the twelfth floor of the Hotel Riverton and cruise into View for a meal or award-winning cocktail with spectacular views over the entrance to Gothenburg harbour. Everyone's welcome, whether you're a hotel guest or not. The proximity to the sea is reflected in the menu, where selected West Coast ingredients take centre stage.
SkanshofLilla Bergsgatan 1, Linné
Skanshof, housed in a former bank building, serves a menu based around fish and shelllfish - as well as meat and vegetarian dishes. With views over the Skansen Kronan fortress, Skanshof is spread out over several floors with an outdoor dining area on the pavement, a balcony and a rooftop terrace with a bar. From the rooftop terrace, steps lead down to Skanshof park, which has even more seats.
Ruby Bar & RestaurantKungsportsavenyn 24, Centrum/Avenyn
Summer and winter
Ta hissen upp till våning sju på Scandic Rubinen för en skön sommarkväll, eller en kylig vinterkväll, med milsvid utsikt över takåsarna i centrala Göteborg. Möt upp kompisgänget här, eller varför inte planera in ett firande på takbaren? I baren skakas säsongsbetonade och innovativa cocktails.