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.
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
If you feel like keeping things relaxed then Coop D’Etat is perfect for you. Known for its casual ambiance and easy-going crowd, this rooftop is an exciting spot where you can wind down while listening to jazz and 80s classics.
Pasteur St., Gemmayze, +961 71 134173
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
JACKIE ON THE ROOF
Located on the port side of Saifi, this urban lounge promises chilled-out vibes, exquisite bites, and great music – perfect for a fun night out with friends or an intimate date.
Marseillant St., Saifi, +961 3 315324
LA MEZCALERIA ROOFTOP
Get grooving to La Mezcaleria’s Oriental- Latino music and enjoy their delicious Mexican cuisine and cocktails as you admire the spectacular view of downtown from this trendy spot in Saifi.
Miele Building, Saifi, +961 70 001118
ALBERGO – THE POOL BAR
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
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
JUST OUTSIDE BEIRUT
BAR DU PORT
With a new location at Aishti By The Sea, Bar Du Port is a cosmopolitan spot for those who appreciate understated elegance. Besides its sexy ambience, Bar Du Port offers a diverse dining and drinking experience, with an international menu that’ll satisfy all tastes.
Aishti By The Sea, Antelias, +961 71 444006
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