Best Rooftop Bars in Tokyo

Best Rooftop Bars in Tokyo

For spectacular city vistas, few places in the world can rival Tokyo. Japan’s capital is all about futuristic architecture, neon colours and gravity-defying skyscrapers, making it one of the finest places on Earth to live the high life. Recent years have seen an upswing in elevated alfresco venues where you can enjoy drinks, take in the city skyline and raise a glass to Tokyo’s stunning scenery. From trendy hotspots to hidden gems, we’ve rounded up the city’s sky-high delights offering expertly made drinks, amazing ambiences and unparalleled views. So, let’s explore the best rooftop bars in Tokyo.


  1. The Roof at Shibuya Sky
  2. Aman Tokyo Rooftop Terrace
  3. New York Bar at Park Hyatt Tokyo
  4. Cé La Vi Tokyo
  5. Andaz Tokyo Rooftop Bar
  6. The Rooftop Bar at Andon Ryokan
  7. The Top at The Aoyama Grand Hotel
  8. The Peninsula Tokyo’s Peter: The Bar


The Roof at Shibuya Sky

Perfect for those who like their brews with a view, the Shibuya Sky recently announced the temporary reopening of The Roof at Shibuya Sky. Nestled within the Sky Stage viewing platform of Shibuya Scramble Square, this rooftop bar is a rarefied experience you won’t want to miss (from April to November). It’s open from 4pm until 10pm every evening, so visitors can catch the sunset as well as take in Tokyo’s stunning skyline at night. Or take the celebrations up a notch with the ‘seat and Champagne set’, which includes a mini bottle of fizz instead.


Aman Tokyo Rooftop Terrace

For a more serene and intimate experience, head to the Aman Tokyo Rooftop Terrace. Located on the 33rd floor of the Otemachi Tower, this local favourite offers a tranquil escape from the buzzing city below. The terrace provides stunning views of the Imperial Palace Gardens and Tokyo Skytree. Savour the signature cocktails, inspired by traditional Japanese flavours, while enjoying the peaceful ambiance.


New York Bar at Park Hyatt Tokyo

This iconic bar, nestled on the 52nd floor of the Park Hyatt Tokyo, shot to fame after featuring in the movie Lost in Translation. Make like Scarlett Johansson and Bill Murray in this sophisticated spot, which offers panoramic views of the city. Sip on expertly crafted cocktails while enjoying live jazz in an atmosphere that’s both elegant and charming. If you prefer to be caressed by sea breezes, the spacious rooftop bar at sister hotel Hyatt Regency Tokyo Bay offers a more chilled-out perspective of the city.


Cé La Vi Tokyo

Covering two floors on the rooftop of Shibuya Fukuras shopping mall, the modern and social Cé La Vi houses several spaces and a mix of interior and open-air seating, all surrounded by spectacular views of Shibuya. On the 17th floor you’ll find casual dining at Bao by Cé La Vi, as well as the vibrant Club Lounge. One floor above, the more exclusive and luxurious Restaurant & Sky Bar offers contemporary Asian cuisine and an extensive selection of drinks.


Andaz Tokyo Rooftop Bar

Next up, quite literally, is the Andaz Tokyo Rooftop Bar, situated on the 52nd floor of the Toranomon Hills Mori Tower. One of the highest rooftop venues in the capital, this stylish bar boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, providing unobstructed views of Tokyo Tower, the city skyline and Tokyo Bay. Indulge in the collection of craft cocktails, accompanied by a menu of delectable small plates. Choose from an extensive selection of sake, champagne and premium spirits, as well as an array of seasonal fruit and teas, and you’ll be well on your way. Our top tip is to head to this popular spot in spring, when the rooftop bar is flanked with real cherry blossom trees creating a hanami (flower viewing) in the sky.


The Rooftop Bar at Andon Ryokan

Venture away from the city centre and you’ll find one of the best rooftop bars in Tokyo in the charming area of Minowa. This cosy rooftop bar offers a more laidback experience. Enjoy a refreshing drink while taking in the panoramic views of the Tokyo skyline, including the iconic Tokyo Skytree. The bar’s friendly ambience and reasonable prices make it a favourite among locals and travellers alike.


The Top at The Aoyama Grand Hotel

Alternatively, spend your evening under a starry night sky at The Aoyama Grand Hotel. The gorgeous rooftop bar, known simply as The Top, offers panoramic views of the city skyline including Tokyo Tower. The menu features a selection of seasonal original cocktails and mocktails as well as a carefully curated line-up of wine, champagne, whisky and sake. Italian-inspired bar snacks and desserts are also available should you be feeling peckish after a long day exploring the city.


The Peninsula Tokyo’s Peter: The Bar

Our final stop is The Peninsula Tokyo’s Peter: The Bar, located on the 24th floor of the hotel. Undoubtedly one of the best rooftop bars in Tokyo, it offers stunning views of the Imperial Palace Gardens and the city’s skyline. With its sleek and contemporary design, Peter: The Bar exudes sophistication and elegance. Indulge in an extensive selection of premium spirits and innovative cocktails, all expertly crafted by skilled mixologists. There’s also a menu of delicious international cuisine, making it the ideal spot for a memorable evening in Tokyo.


Next time you find yourself in Tokyo, be sure to elevate your experience by visiting one of these rooftop bars. Cheers!