Escape the summer heat in Beirut by heading to the roof, where you can enjoy the gentle breeze and cool down with a drink or two.
C LOUNGE – BAYVIEW HOTEL
With an enviable position on top of the Bayview Hotel in Ain el Mreisseh, C Lounge boasts a lounge area, a balcony bar, and a panoramic view of Beirut’s famous seafront promenade, the Corniche. Sip on your favorite cocktails and take your pick from a wide selection of bites as you watch the world go by.
Bayview Hotel, Ain el Mreisseh, +961 3 331003
Located at the end of Mar Mikhael, this hip urban kitchen and bar redefines the lounge experience. Its name is also fitting; with such a cozy atmosphere and delicious drinks, you just might find yourself airing your dirty laundry!
Armenia St., Mar Mikhael, +961 81 331333
Fabrk is an urban lounge located in the heart of Mar Mikhael. Lose yourself to the beat of your favorite tunes while sipping on a delicious sunset cocktail and playing a round of pool.
Armenia St., Mar Mikhael, +961 71 448800
THE POOL BAR – HOTEL ALBERGO
At the iconic hotel Albergo, you can enjoy a mesmerizing view while sipping on a cocktail or two. The magnificent pool bar can be hired out for private events, accommodating cocktail receptions and seated dinners.
137 Rue Abdel Wahab El Inglizi, Achrafieh, +961 1 339797
THE POOLHOUSE – THE SMALLVILLE
Inspired by nature, the rooftop pool and bar area of The Smallville Hotel is bound to get you excited. Rain or shine, the space is open all year long and offers an extensive menu of international bites and colorful cocktails.
The Smallville Hotel, Badaro, +961 70 995552
O MONOT ROOFTOP
Head up to the 11th floor of the O Monot Hotel and take in a 360-degree view of Achrafieh and Downtown Beirut while soothing lounge music plays in the background.
This intimate and thoughtfully designed space is an excellent choice for those seeking some privacy.
Monot Street, Achrafieh, +961 1 338777
CAPITOLE BY ANALOGUE
Known for its outstanding views of Downtown, lively ambience, awesome food, drinks and music, this popular destination continues to rank high on the list of stand-out Beirut nightspots.
Asseily Building, Riad El Solh Square, Downtown, +961 70 302402
Located on the eighth floor in the heart of Downtown Beirut, this gem offers guests outstanding Japanese cuisine. It’s a sophisticated fine-dining restaurant that now offers an outdoor experience with a central bar.
Annahar Bldg, Martyr’s Square, +961 70 633888
Known for its unique atmosphere, trendy crowd and tantalizing menu, Iris guarantees guests an unforgettable time.
This open-air spot hugs the Mediterranean Sea and is perfect for sunset drinks or late-night cocktails.
Seaside Pavilion, Beirut Central District, +961 3 090936
SKYLINE ROOFTOP LOUNGE – MOVENPICK BEIRUT
Skyline Rooftop Lounge redefines sunset destinations while offering fancy dining atmosphere and the ideal location for post-work catch-ups or weekend chillouts with your friends.
General de Gaulle Avenue, Raouche, +961 1 869666
COOP D’ETAT – HAMRA URBAN GARDENS
Featuring a large swimming pool on its terrace, Coop D’Etat has moved to its new home in Hamra. Expect laid-back vibes, good music and reasonably priced drinks and bites.
7th floor, Hamra Urban Gardens, Abdel Baki Street, Hamra, +961 71 134173
BOSSA NOVA HOTEL
While away the hours by the rooftop pool of the ultra-modern Bossa Nova Hotel, Sin El Fil. With performances by live bands on certain nights of the week, it’s a great place to get into the groove.
Riverside, Charles Helou Street, Sin El Fil, +961 1 500522
JUST OUTSIDE BEIRUT
SOL POOL & BAR
If you’re looking for an impressive rooftop pool and magnificent view to match, look no further than Sol. This new place, located just outside Beirut, will make you feel a million miles from home.
Aishti By The Sea, Antelias, +961 3 066577
Located a short 15-minute drive from the center of Beirut, Spine is an eccentric rooftop known for its well-heeled crowd, dynamic experience, fusion menu, and elusive floating lights.
G1 (Rodeo Drive) Bldg., Naccache Seaside, +961 3 331337
Article published on Jun 18, 2020
Article edited on Aug 20, 2021