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20+ Best Rooftops In Dubai (2024 Edition)

Boost your nights with our Dubai rooftop guide. Here, the views match the amazing vibes.

Written by Amirah Al-Sultan

Updated on June 16, 2024

Ready to sip a cocktail high above Dubai? This city's not just about tall buildings. It's about high-flying fun too! Check out our 2024 guide to the Best 20+ Rooftops in Dubai, where fancy meets the sky. Each spot has its own cool vibe. See the shiny Arabian Gulf or the stunning Burj Khalifa like never before. Want a calm sunset by a pool, a fun night under the stars, or a green city escape? We've found the best places for whatever you're into. Let's take your Dubai trip way up. Excited to see where luxury and amazing views come together? Let's go on this high-up journey.

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How we choose the best rooftops in Dubai

Our team independently selects every rooftop bar on this list. A journalist familiar with Dubai, who has visited each bar, handles the writing. Our criteria focus on outstanding rooftop venues that offer a panoramic view and capture the essence of the city. Signature cocktails, prime location, and exceptional service are crucial. We also look for places with distinguished reputations. The list is updated monthly to include new openings and adjustments to the existing ones.

The best rooftops in Dubai

Luxurious nightclub interior with golden lighting and plush seating, offering a stunning panoramic city view through large windows.

Photo credits: Vault


1. Vault

What is it? Vault sits on the 71st and 72nd floors of the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel. This high-up bar is a glamorous getaway where you can see the Dubai skyline beneath you, and every night feels special.

Why we love it: Vault mixes old-school luxury with a modern style. Enjoy top-notch cocktails, groove to Afro Beats, or just relax high above the city. With special deals for women, Vault is the perfect spot for a night out filled with fun and style.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai

"Luxurious Ling Ling Dubai restaurant with plush red seating, elegant marble tables, and a panoramic view of the city skyline at night."

Photo credits: Ling Ling


2. Ling Ling

What is it? Located at the top of Atlantis The Royal, Ling Ling Dubai is a magical rooftop dining spot with stunning views of the Dubai skyline.

Why we love it: As the sun sets, Ling Ling becomes a lively getaway of sleek style. From the terrace to the stylish indoor area, you'll find a perfect blend of calm and class. This isn't just a meal; it's a memorable evening filled with amazing sights and a great atmosphere. Come to Ling Ling Dubai for a night you won't forget.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Atlantis The Royal - Crescent Rd, Dubai

Stylish rooftop restaurant, Zeta 77 in Dubai, with a modern bar setup, plush seating, and a panoramic view of the cityscape and ocean.

Photo credits: Zeta 77


3. Zeta 77

What is it? ZETA Seventy Seven is located on the 77th floor, offering a high-up dining experience in Dubai. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf and Palm Jumeirah.

Why we love it: As night falls, the city lights add magic to the atmosphere here. Enjoy Asian fusion dishes like Iced Oysters and Miso Lobster while listening to relaxing music. Right next to the world's tallest outdoor infinity pool, ZETA Seventy Seven combines luxury with comfort. It's a top spot for dining under the stars.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Al Mamsha St, Dubai

Elegant rooftop dining area at Txakolina Dubai featuring stylish modern decor, artistic wall installations, and a sophisticated ambiance with lush green chairs and neatly set tables.

Photo credits: Txakolina


4. Txakolina

What it is: Tucked away at the top of Marasi Drive in Dubai, you'll find Txakolina. This spot is more than a rooftop lounge; it's a hidden gem inside The Lana of the Dorchester Collection. It's a fancy cigar lounge that offers a special getaway. Here, you step into a world filled with elegance and a bit of mystery, showcasing the best of luxury nightlife.

Why we love it: Txakolina is the go-to place for Dubai's classy crowd. It's perfect for relaxing and enjoying the good life under the stars. With a top-notch selection of drinks and the finest cigars, plus great music, it makes every visit memorable. The view? It’s stunning and unique, offering a new perspective of the city's skyline. Open every day from 6 PM to 2 AM, Txakolina isn’t just a venue; it's your peek into the art of living well, ready for you to find it.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Marasi Dr, Dubai

Luxurious interior of Nonya Dubai restaurant with plush green seating, ornate golden lamps, and expansive windows offering a panoramic view of the city skyline at night.

Photo credits: Nonya


5. Nonya

What is it? Nonya Dubai is a hidden treasure on a rooftop in the busy Dubai Multi Commodities Centre. It brings the exciting tastes of Southeast Asia to life. Here, modern style and exotic vibes come together, making every mouthful a trip to remember. Enjoy popular dishes like Singaporean Laksa, tangy Assam Prawns, and rich Beef Rendang. Each dish is a festival of flavors.

Why we love it: It's more than just the food that makes Nonya Dubai special. The place has cool décor and fun music, attracting a mix of people that adds to its appeal. Enjoy your meal with sake or a special cocktail, and you've got an experience that stays with you.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

DMCC Plot No. 2-27, Al Thanyah, Dubai

Luxurious rooftop pool at Aura Dubai with panoramic city skyline views, featuring elegant loungers and a serene atmosphere.

Photo credits: Aura


6. Aura

What is it? Aura Dubai sits on the 50th floor of the Palm Tower, boasting the world's highest 360° infinity pool. Located in the heart of Palm Jumeirah, the views are stunning.

Why we love it: Aura offers more than just panoramic views. It's a place where luxury meets relaxation and fun. Enjoy the sun and breathtaking skylines by day, and a lively social atmosphere by night. The menu is packed with bold Pan-Asian dishes and a wide range of drinks. Aura also offers unique experiences like Hot Yoga & Ice Bath sessions, making each visit truly special.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Palm Jumeirah, The Palm Tower - 50th Floor, Dubai

Elegant dining space at Atelier M Dubai, featuring opulent chandeliers, pristine white table settings, and a luxurious ambiance with panoramic windows.

Photo credits: Atelier M


7. Atelier M

What is it? Atelier M is located on the 7th floor of Marina Mall at Dubai’s Pier 7. It combines exceptional Mediterranean food with an exciting nightlife in one vibrant spot.

Why we love it: As evening falls over the Marina skyline, Atelier M comes alive with energy that's iconic to Dubai’s social life. The menu offers a creative twist on Mediterranean classics, turning every meal into a special event. The lounge area features a stylish art deco design, ideal for sipping unique cocktails and enjoying live entertainment. Above, the rooftop terrace provides a peaceful getaway with stunning views and great music under the stars, ensuring a memorable visit every time.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Marina Mall - Floor 7/7M, Pier 7, next to, Dubai

Elegant interior of Raia Dubai Restaurant and Rooftop with plush seating, a stylish bar, and sophisticated decor under a striking circular ceiling feature.

Photo credits: Raia


8. Raia

What is it? Raia sits high on Palm Jumeirah, a true gem of fun and luxury. It features a stunning marble bar, huge windows reaching up to the sky, and a terrace with amazing views of the city. It's a place where nights sparkle with champagne and special saffron drinks.

Why we love it: Raia is all about Dubai's sparkle. It's not just the live music or the breath-taking views, though they are great. It's how the fantastic food and friendly service mix together, making nights in Dubai unforgettable. Here, every visit is not just eating out; it's a celebration beneath the stars.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Plot no. PJCR39 East Crescent Road Palm Jumeirah Dubai Sub-locality :Palm, Dubai

A vibrant night at Bla Bla Dubai, featuring an elegant outdoor dining setup with glowing lights and a striking view of a giant Ferris wheel.

Photo credits: Bla Bla


9. Bla Bla

What is it? Bla Bla is the cool new rooftop spot in Dubai. It mixes tastes from the Mediterranean, Asia, and the Middle East, all enjoyed under the stars. It's the heart of the city's nightlife, with non-stop music and stunning views of the skyline.

Why we love it: It's not just about the food - it's a whole vibe against the backdrop of Dubai's lights. With amazing drinks and great tunes, Bla Bla is where fun times happen. Whether you're hanging out with friends or having a romantic dinner, every visit feels like a party. Step into the lively world of Bla Bla - your new go-to spot in the city.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

66 Rue Blanche, 75009 Dubai

Rooftop dining at Siddharta Lounge in Dubai, featuring elegant hanging lights, stylish decor, and guests enjoying meals with a view of the skyline at night.

Photo credits: Siddharta Lounge


10. Siddharta Lounge

What is it? Siddharta Lounge sits on top of Grosvenor House, blending Eastern and Western foods with an amazing view of Dubai Marina.

Why we love it: More than just great views, this rooftop spot is lively with cool music and bright lights. The menu mixes Mediterranean and Asian tastes for exciting flavors, and the cocktails are creatively made. The top-notch service and stylish setting make your night out special and memorable.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Grosvenor House Dubai - Al Emreef St, Dubai

Interior of Maiden Shanghai Dubai, showcasing an elegant dining space with chic decor, expansive bar, and ambient lighting.

Photo credits: Maiden Shanghai


11. Maiden Shanghai

What is it? Maiden Shanghai is a unique mix of restaurant, nightclub, and rooftop spot, located in the luxurious FIVE Palm Jumeirah.

Why we love it: With a 1920s Shanghai theme and breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf, Maiden Shanghai is a feast for the senses. Led by the award-winning Chef Luo Bing, this place offers a delicious tour of China's rich flavors. Known for hosting Dubai's top Party Brunch and a famous ladies' night, Maiden Shanghai is the go-to for fantastic food and fun times. Come and experience it yourself.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

No 1 Palm, Dubai

Elegant outdoor seating at Asia Asia Palm Jumeirah Dubai, with a stunning view of a vibrant city skyline at night, illuminated buildings reflecting off the water.

Photo credits: Asia Asia Palm Jumeirah


12. Asia Asia Palm Jumeirah

What is it? Asia Asia Palm Jumeirah sits on top of Andaz Hotel in the fancy Palm Jumeirah area. It’s more than a dining spot; it's a journey to the magical times of the Silk Road with a modern twist.

Why we love it: As evening falls, the place lights up beautifully, offering stunning views of The Palm, Burj Al Arab, and Atlantis. Inside, each corner has its own story, blending calm dining areas with lively dance spots. With great views, delicious Pan-Asian food, and fun nightlife like Ladies' Night, Asia Asia Palm Jumeirah is your pass to an exciting night in Dubai’s scene of glam.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Andaz Hotel, Dubai

Luxurious beach club with a sparkling infinity pool lined by plush lounge beds under white umbrellas, showcasing a serene and elegant retreat.

Photo credits: Tonino Lamborghini Mare Nostrum


13. Tonino Lamborghini Mare Nostrum

What is it? Tonino Lamborghini Mare Nostrum is at the top of West Beach’s Radisson Resort in Dubai. It gives you amazing views of The Palm and Dubai’s skyline. Enjoy great Mediterranean food, cool music, and a lively vibe.

Why we love it: It’s not only about the beautiful views of the Burj Al Arab and the Burj Khalifa. It’s a place where delicious food, fun drinks, and cool activities like swimming in an infinity pool or dancing outdoors come together. It’s about enjoying the best moments surrounded by Dubai’s stylish people.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Radisson Resort Hotel, West Palm Beach, Dubai

Luxurious rooftop restaurant inside Burj Khalifa featuring elegant green and gold decor, panoramic windows, and ornate chandeliers, overlooking the cityscape.

Photo credits: Atmosphere Burj Khalifa


14. Atmosphere Burj Khalifa

What is it? At.mosphere takes your dining experience to the next level from its location on the 122nd floor of Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa.

Why we love it: High above Dubai, you can see an amazing view of the city and sea. At.mosphere combines style with excitement, offering more than just luxury dining. Enjoy French cuisine that looks and tastes fantastic, in a place that feels like you’re on top of the world. Here, every meal is a celebration with a breathtaking view.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

57XF+J8R Burj khalifa - 122nd Floor, Dubai

DJ facing a lively crowd at The Penthouse Dubai, with colorful lights and confetti filling the air.

Photo credits: The Penthouse


15. The Penthouse

What it is: The Penthouse in Dubai is a hot spot on the rooftop. It's more than a place to enjoy Japanese food; it's a lively spot to celebrate life high above the city. The place always buzzes with a great vibe, serving delicious food and creating the perfect night.

Why we love it: We're all about The Penthouse because of its stunning views and its cool, artsy look. But what really gets us is the amazing Japanese food that tastes so good and the fun drinks that keep the party going. The music is great for everyone, and the service makes you feel special. It's the perfect place to make unforgettable memories.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

The Penthouse, Dubai

Final word

Dubai's rooftops are more than just tall buildings; they are the top spots for luxury and stunning views. We have picked over 20 top places for you. Here, you can find everything from peaceful infinity pools to top-notch dining under the stars. These spots are perfect for an unforgettable night and show what luxury in the sky is all about. If you want to see Dubai's amazing skyline from the best spots, our guide will lead you there. Each rooftop has its own story and special experience waiting for you. So, whether you're looking for a romantic date night or a big, fancy gathering, we've got you covered.

But there's more to explore in Dubai. Check out our guides to the best beach clubs, luxury resorts, and secret food spots. Your amazing journey doesn't stop here, and we're here to make sure your experience is incredible. Welcome to the height of luxury, welcome to Dubai's rooftop wonders.

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