Melbourne is renowned to have some of the worlds best bars. With a culture of great rooftop, laneway, beer garden and cocktail bars. Discover the best rooftop bars in Melbourne with great outdoor spaces, spectacular city and water views, perfect to celebrate New Year's Eve or a night out with friends.

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175 Acland Street, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

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10 of the Best Rooftop Bars in Melbourne view map

  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Union Dining
    Union Dining

    Over the years we’ve fallen in love with restaurants from both sides of the pass. We are passionate about our roles in the kitchen and front of house. Union Dining is a Melbourne restaurant that is made from our memories of the provincial European places we have visited and loved.

    Richmond, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue The Deck est. 2013
    The Deck est. 2013

    Frankston’s hottest food and beverage destination, The Deck, is a gastropub and rooftop bar that brings new life to the Frankston foreshore, creating a relaxed environment with the most spectacular views overlooking Port Phillip Bay. The Deck occupies the building which once housed the iconic Post Office on the corner of Davey St and Nepean Hwy, Frankston. This heritage listed building has had its original façade brought back to life & the rooftop redeveloped to create exceptional views looking out over Oliver’s Hill, the Frankston foreshore and Port Phillip Bay; the perfect environment for an after work drink or chilled out Sunday Session. The Deck boasts a beautifully presented, well balanced, delicious menu. From midday & deep into the night, enjoy relaxed dining. An assortment of small eats, big eats, sweet eats and moreish snacks will tantalise even the most discerning taste buds. The Deck kitchen is open Wednesday through to Sunday from 12noon -10pm. Perfect for a late breakfast, arvo snack, early dinner or late night munchies! The Deck is quickly becoming Frankston’s favourite local. With a menu that demands you return for more, cocktails that will delight mixed by some spunky mixologists and some fine examples of local vino…..The Deck is the place to be!

    Frankston, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Tuscan Bar Melbourne
    Tuscan Bar Melbourne

    Located at the 'Paris end' of bustling Bourke St, Tuscan Rooftop Bar and Wine Garden sets the scene as Melbourne's premier Italian Social. Kick back after work, relax before the theatre or pop in after the game to enjoy over 100 local and imported wines, beers and carafe style cocktails. Peckish? Try selecting some flavoursome Stuzzichini - Italian, tapas style dishes, designed to be shared with friends. Revel into the small hours, soak up the al fresco ambiance and enjoy this remarkable taste of Italy in Melbourne’s CBD.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Slate Restaurant Bar
    Slate Restaurant Bar

    The Slate roof top terrace and bar offer flexible spaces secretly nestled in the heart of the CBD. Suitable for post work socializing with cosy corners, communal tables and comfortable banquettes. Breezy and sunny in summer and heated in the winter, the roof top is a perfect outdoor aviary for any season. Providing both seated or standing function options for larger group or function bookings with canapes and set menus that have a contemporary European flair. Not to forget the Slate cocktail bar. This is reminiscent of classic old world luxe, opulent and plush the perfect back drop to sip on our signature cocktail.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Captain Baxter
    Captain Baxter

    With a huge kitchen and cocktail bar, The Estate would make any retired captain happy. Graze like Baxter’s stock with spectacular views of Port Phillip Bay, no matter what the weather is doing.

    St Kilda, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Aer Bar
    Aer Bar

    Aer Bar is spectacular - unquestionably one of the best spots in the city for open-aer dining and drinking - a breath of fresh aer in the heart of Melbourne.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Campari House
    Campari House

    Campari House is a city venue like no other. The once famous Campari Bistro has been brilliantly rejuvenated, creating a fantastic four level hospitality experience reflecting Melbourne’s diverse restaurant and bar culture. Seamlessly merging vintage and contemporary, Campari House has the feel of an instant classic. Stylish without being sleek, the venue is warm and inviting, comfortable yet lively.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue The Emerson
    The Emerson

    The Emerson is a place of endless possibility – day or night! This unique multilevel venue inspires and captivates, offering the perfect combination of elegance, fun and contemporary style with Melbourne’s laid back sophistication. Spanning Club, Cocktail Bar & Lounge and Rooftop, The Emerson invites you to eat, drink and play under one roof with their a lar carte menu, premium beverage selection, booth packages, VIP service and private event options.   The Emerson Rooftop   An elegant and sophisticated yet casual space, set against a vista of South Yarra and Melbourne’s CBD. The fully retractable roof and generous heating will keep you warm in winter and cool in summer providing the perfect space for any experience. The Emerson Rooftop offers booth packages ultimate in both day & night celebration, full space hire for weddings and private events, live cooking station and a menu of Modern Australian dishes designed for casual dinners or sharing amongst friends.   Cocktail bar & lounge   A place of hidden pockets and secret corners, unique light fixtures and sumptuous textures, this is the ultimate in intimate event spaces. With private booths and lift access, discreet amenity access and a bird’s eye view over the main dance floor, this level is designed to be enjoyed all night long, exclusively removed from the fevered pace below. The striking cocktail lounge area features plush low level lounge style seating separated to provide exclusivity yet immersed in the atmosphere of the rooftop and club, perfect for an intimate event or seated dinner.   The Emerson Club   Designed for absolute enjoyment, The Emerson Club brings the sounds of resident and international DJ's, spectacular lighting, aerial entertainment and a VIP experience to create the best atmosphere, ambience and experience for all in Melbourne. The beauty is in the details - from the carefully appointed grand bar, to the lush booth seating areas that fill out all the best corners of the club, complimenting the flow to bring you up close and personal with the DJ and dance floor.

    South Yarra, Victoria