Jakarta is filled with amazing restaurants and bars, but sometimes we want something more. After a long day working and when meeting up with friends, what better place than a rooftop bar? At different times of the day, Jakarta can have some amazing metropolitan views. So here are five rooftop bars that will take your breath away.  


Photo: Courtesy of SKYE

Located on the 56th floor rooftop of the BCA Tower at Grand Indonesia, SKYE offers everything you would need when looking for a rooftop bar. Good drinks, amazing views and relaxing seating all add to the fantastic ambience. It does get very busy, but luckily if you enjoy a meal in the adjacent restaurant you get to enjoy the bar without any pre-booking.  


Photo: Courtesy of Hause

Although rooftop bars are mostly enjoyed under the stars at night, Hause is one bar that is worth checking out during the day. Located in the MD Place Building in Kuningan, you will be surrounded by nature with greenery cascading all around all of which gives it a relaxing atmosphere and when enjoyed with glass of something nice it’s all the better.

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Photo: Courtesy of Cloud Lounge

Be it under cover or under the night sky, Cloud Lounge offers something for everyone. Positioned in Menteng in Altitude at the Plaza Office Tower, this rooftop bar has something for everyone.  Luxurious decadence comes in the form of red-velvety booths or neon lit seats. Also, the VIP Lounge has to be mentioned as it offers really comfortable seating and amazing views. 

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Photo: Courtesy of La Vue

With a name like La Vue you know that you are in for something beautiful. Located on the roof of the Hermitage, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel this is a great place for guests and walk-ins to sit and enjoy the sunset. Seating is placed along the edge with larger groups also accommodated for. This all gives a sense of versatility as you can sit with friends or with someone special and watch the city under a setting sun.

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Photo: Courtesy of 8 Lounge

When size matters check out 8 lounge. Located at the Ritz-Carlton, Pacific Place the 8 Lounge rooftop bar gives you great views and more than enough room to enjoy them. Excellent mood lighting means it’s great to take photos and with comfortable seating or standing space this is the perfect place for parties or large groups of friends.


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The Fairmont Hotel has something for everyone when it comes to bars including something for people looking for a nice view. The K22 rooftop bar wraps around the edge of the 22nd floor. This allows a 360-degree view and thus some great pictures with friends. Two separate bars offer either cocktails in one or simpler drinks in the other in case you don’t fancy waiting to long for your drink.


Tags: Rooftops, Amazing views, Jakarta, nightlife, cocktails, weekends, K22, 8 Lounge, La vue, SKYE, Hause, Cloud Lounge