15 Best Rooftop Restaurants in Metro Manila [2023]

Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila

Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila

If you’re looking for a unique dining experience, then rooftop restaurants are a perfect choice. Not only do they offer amazing views of the city skyline, but they also provide a relaxed and casual atmosphere. This blog post will list 15 of the best rooftop restaurants Metro Manila. So whether you’re looking for Mexican food, Italian cuisine, or Japanese sushi, we have you covered!

1) C Lounge

C Lounge - Rooftop Restaurants Manila
C Lounge – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: C Lounge)
Key ServiceContemporary lounge
AddressLevel 3, Seaside Boulevard, Coral Way,
Pasay, 1300 Metro Manila,
Phone+63 2 8833 9999
Operating HoursDaily 11:00 am – 12:00 am

End your day by watching the beautiful Manila Bay sunset from Conrad Manila’s C Lounge while enjoying their afternoon tea, sliders, cheese and charcuterie, and much more. You can even get food from China Blue by Jereme Leung and Brasserie on 3, two of the hotel’s other exquisite dining options. Does dim sum with an incredible view sound good to you?

Key Differentiators:

  • Featuring the best views of Manila Bay
  • Sophisticated bar and lounge at night
  • Relaxed casual feel

Customer’s Review:

We visited C lounge for my Mom and Dad’s Anniversary. The ambiance and food were definitely good. They have a live band at night. You can also request a cake for celebrations like anniversaries.

Camille Tan

2) The Nest Dining in the Sky

The Nest Dining in the Sky - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
The Nest Dining in the Sky – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: The Nest Dining in the Sky)
Key Service31st storey rooftop restaurant
Address31/F Vivere Hotel 5102 Bridgeway Avenue, Filinvest City, Alabang 1781 Muntinlupa City, Philippines
Operating HoursDaily 5:30 AM – 1:00 AM

For a fantastic rooftop experience in the south part of the metro, visit The Nest at Vivere Hotel. Sitting 31 storeys above ground level, this restaurant offers an eclectic range of dishes to choose from – whether you’re looking for something light, like calamari, or something heartier, like a burger or pork binagoongan. It’s also the perfect place to bring large groups or enjoy a meal with your family.

Key Differentiators:

  • Offers private dining or romantic dining packages
  • Spectacular views of Alabang and Muntinlupa skyline
  • Eclectic mix of Thai, Filipino, Italian, and American cuisine

Customer’s Review:

The Nest is a great rooftop dining spot in the South. I love the view here; it’s definitely one of the best rooftop restaurants in the metro. The food is great too! We had some Thai dishes, and they were delicious. Highly recommend it for groups and family dinners.

John Santos 

3) Mistral

Mistral - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Mistral – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Mistral)
Key ServiceFrench-continental rooftop restaurant
Address1 Raffles Drive, Makati Ave, Ayala Centre, Makati, 1224 Metro Manila
Phone+632 7795 0777
Operating HoursFRIDAYS & SATURDAYS – 5pm to 1am

Mistral, the rooftop bar at Raffles Makati, is open once again with live DJ sets, an impressive collection of cocktails, and delicious snacks. Our suggestion? Come by just before sundown to watch the al fresco space go from day to night.

Key Differentiators:

  • Live DJ sets
  • Full range of creative cocktails, wines and spirits
  • Spectacular view of the Makati skyline

Customer’s Review:

My friends and I went to Mistral for a night out and we had such an amazing time. The rooftop bar was really nice, and the drinks were delicious. The view of the Makati skyline was really beautiful. Highly recommend it for drinks and dancing!

Julie Delos Reyes

4) The Peak

The Peak - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
The Peak – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: The Peak)
Key Service60th-floor rooftop restaurant
Address8th Avenue corner 35th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Manila, Philippines, 1634
Operating HoursTues to Sat 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM

You’ll be entranced by the picturesque cityscape visible from The Peak, Grand Hyatt Manila’s restaurant on the 60th floor. And if that weren’t enough to lure you in, the menu features delectable dishes like foie gras and fresh meats off the charcoal grill. If you’re looking for something to drink, they also have an impressive selection of whiskies, sommelier-picked wines, and other beverages.

Key Differentiators:

  • Unobstructed views of the city skyline
  • Exquisite foie gras and charcoal grilled meats
  • Wide selection of whiskies, wines, and other tipples

Customer’s Review:

We recently celebrated a birthday at The Peak. The rooftop bar was stunning with its amazing view of the city. We had the foie gras and steak which were both cooked perfectly. The drinks selection was also impressive! Highly recommend it if you’re looking for a rooftop bar with a view.

Jason Villanueva

5) Mijo Comfort Food

Mijo Comfort Food - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Mijo Comfort Food – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Mijo Comfort Food)
Key ServiceRooftop dining with a rooftop bar
Address4987 P. Guanzon St. Poblacion, Makati, Philippines
Phone0917 149 0148
Operating HoursMonday
5:00 PM – 10:00 AM
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
5:00 PM – 12:00 AM
5:00 PM – 12:00 PM
5:00 PM – 12:00 AM
5:00 PM – 12:00 AM
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Discover fantastic comfort food from different cultures here at Mijo. Our menu boasts of sisig tacos, truffle Jamon pasta, aligue gambas and more. Make a reservation for our roof deck to enjoy the pleasant atmosphere (and be closer to the bar). Or come on Wednesday evenings when we have DJs playing live music as you satisfy your appetite.

Key Differentiators:

  • International comfort food, including sisig tacos, truffle Jamon pasta, and aligue gambas
  • Live DJ sets on Wednesday evenings
  • Great cocktails

Customer’s Review:

It’s rare to truly find comfort food in Asia when you are from the USA. The burger really tasted like home, wifey order her seafood dishes that consisting of baked oysters and a shrimp dish. It’s in Makati on a small street but totally a great small gem.


6) Seltsam

Seltsam - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Seltsam – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Seltsam)
Key ServiceGlass rooftop bar and restaurant
AddressRooftop, Gervacia Building 152 Amorsolo St., Legazpi Village 1229 Makati, Philippines
Operating HoursTuesday:
5:00 PM – 2:00 AM
5:00 PM – 2:00 AM
5:00 PM – 2:00 AM
5:00 PM – 3:00 AM
5:00 PM – 3:00 AM
5:00 PM – 2:00 AM

From this unique, elevated bar in Gervacia Hotel, guests can take in views of Legazpi Village at any time. If you’d rather be outdoors, don’t worry – they have some seating for that too! Open Tuesday through Sunday, Seltsam has become a go-to spot for intimate gatherings like birthdays or small sales events. Be sure to check out their extensive beverage menu and impressive food selection (with many vegetarian-friendly options).

Key Differentiators:

  • Scenic view of Legazpi Village
  • Impressive selection of drinks and bar chow, including vegetarian-friendly items
  • Ideal for intimate events like birthdays or vintage sales

Customer’s Review:

My friends and I went to Seltsam for my birthday party and it was an amazing experience. The rooftop bar was stunning and the view of Legazpi Village was really great. We had cocktails, beer, and some bar chow. Highly recommend it for a night out!

David Rico

6) Dr Wine Rooftop

Dr Wine Rooftop - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Dr Wine Rooftop – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Dr Wine Rooftop)
Key ServiceRooftop bar with a view
Address5921 Algier St, Poblacion , Makati, Philippines
Phone0917 563 8811
Operating HoursMonday
5:00 PM – 1:00 AM
5:00 PM – 1:00 AM
5:00 PM – 1:00 AM
5:00 PM – 1:00 AM
5:00 PM – 2:00 AM
5:00 PM – 2:00 AM
5:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Dr Wine Rooftop provides an enchanting view of the city while you enjoy a refreshing glass of sangria. The easygoing atmosphere and expansive views remain the same as when it was formerly known as Kartel Rooftop Bar, but there are new menu items to try and more surprises in store–so stay tuned!

Key Differentiators:

  • Selection of sangrias, wines, beers and cocktails
  • Refined French brasserie fare
  • Great for laid-back gatherings

Customer’s Review:

We had a great time at Dr Wine rooftop! The rooftop is really spacious and the view was amazing. The food was excellent – we had the escargot, steak tartare and mussels. The drinks selection was also great, with a wide range of beers, wines, cocktails and sangrias. Highly recommend!

Jeremy Smith

7) Unwnd

Unwnd - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Unwnd – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Unwnd)
Key ServiceRooftop bar and rooftop lounge
Address5396 General Luna, Makati, Metro Manila
Phone0917 532 2424

Come to Unwnd’s roof deck for a truly relaxing time; it has all the funky, youthful touches that’ll let you sit back and enjoy yourself. Whether you want to play some games in the sun or have drinks and dance at night, we’ve got you covered.

Key Differentiators:

  • Outdoor space with a funky vibe
  • Wide selection of drinks: beer, cocktails and wine
  • Board games for day time fun; dancing at night

Customer’s Review:

I just had an amazing night out at Unwnd rooftop. It’s the perfect spot to hangout with friends and let loose. We had some drinks, played board games during the day, then stayed later in the evening to dance. Highly recommend it if you’re looking for a chill rooftop bar!

Derek Tan

8) The Penthouse 8747

The Penthouse 8747 - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
The Penthouse 8747 – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: The Penthouse 8747)
Key ServiceElegant rooftop bar and terrace
AddressThe Penthouse 8747
8747 Paseo de Roxas, Makati, 1227 Metro Manila
Phone0917 801 0655
Operating HoursMon to Fri 4PM–1AM

The Penthouse 8747 is an elegant and luxurious dining and hangout spot in Paseo de Roxas, Manila. It features extravagant interior design with gold tones and genius lighting for a romantic atmosphere. Each lounge is separated from one another for guests’ privacy and intimate-feels.

Key Differentiators:

  • Classic and chic lounge 
  • Gold tones and genius lighting for romantic vibes
  • Extensive selection of cocktails, wines, and beers

Customer’s Review:

I just had the pleasure to visit The Penthouse 8747 rooftop. It’s a really elegant place with amazing views of Manila. I had some great cocktails and wines, and the service was great. Highly recommend it for a special occasion!

Lianne Anderson

9) Firefly Roofdeck Bar

Firefly Roofdeck Bar - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Firefly Roofdeck Bar – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Firefly Roofdeck Bar)
Key ServiceSemi-open rooftop bar with picturesque views
Address8008 Makati Ave & Kalayaan Ave., Makati, Makati, NCR, 1200, Philippines
Phone+63 2 8888 8181

If you want to start your trip to Manila off with a bang, consider capping your first day with drinks at Firefly Roofdeck Bar. located in Makati Avenue, one of the city’s most vibrant districts home to upscale bars, clubs and restaurants.

Key Differentiators:

  • Selection of premium drinks and creative cocktails
  • International eats perfect for sharing
  • Variety of outdoor and indoor seating options

Customer’s Review:

We had a great time at Firefly Roofdeck Bar. We were able to enjoy some delicious international cuisine and drinks, as well as appreciate the picturesque views of the city. The outdoor seating was spacious and there was plenty of room to enjoy our night out. Highly recommend!


10) Fyre Roofdeck Lounge

Fyre Roofdeck Lounge - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Fyre Roofdeck Lounge – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Fyre Roofdeck Lounge)
Key ServiceBudget-friendly rooftop bar
Address5060 P Burgos cor Guerrero st. Brgy. Poblacion, Makati, Philippines
Phone0917 507 6094
Operating HoursTues to Sun 5:00 PM – 3:00 AM

Just like Firefly Roofdeck Bar, Fyre Roofdeck Lounge is located in the Makati nightlife district. While it is a few blocks away from Firefly, its vibe and price range are polar opposites.Whereas Fyre Roofdeck has a more laidback atmosphere with limited views, it is nonetheless a favorite hangout place among millennials for its affordable food and drinks as well as live music featuring trending songs.

Key Differentiators:

  • Live music featuring trending songs
  • Affordable eats and drinks perfect for a chill night out
  • Wide selection of craft beers, wines, and cocktails

Customer’s Review:

We had an awesome time at Fyre Roofdeck Lounge. We were able to enjoy some delicious food without breaking the bank. The live music was great, and the people were so friendly and welcoming. Highly recommend it if you want a chill rooftop bar expert.

Jack Taylor

11) Encima Roofdeck Restaurant

Encima Roofdeck Restaurant - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Encima Roofdeck Restaurant – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Encima Roofdeck Restaurant)
Key ServiceModern rooftop bar and lounge
Address7870 Makati Avenue corner Durban St.,Poblacion Makati City,, Makati, NCR, 1210, Philippines
Operating HoursMon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Sun : 3PM to 10PM
Fri and Sat : 3PM to 12MN.

Encima Roofdeck Restaurant is located on the top floor of City Garden Hotel Makati and offers stunning views of Poblacion. The modern, minimalist interior design with plants creates a cozy atmosphere perfect for enjoying the vibrant nightlife scene in the city.

Key Differentiators:

  • Semi-open rooftop area with lovely city views of Poblacion
  • Pool area for evening dip
  • Delicious Texan and Mexican fares

Customer’s Review:

We just visited Encima Roofdeck Restaurant, and it was amazing! The rooftop bar was modern and had great views of the city. The food was delicious, particularly the Texan fares, and the drinks were good too. Highly recommend it if you’re looking for a rooftop restaurant experience in Makati!

Adrian Reyes

12) Straight Up (BGC)

Straight Up (BGC) - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Straight Up (BGC) – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Straight Up (BGC))
Key ServiceUpscale rooftop bar located in a rooftop hotel
AddressSeda Hotel Rooftop, Taguig, 1634 Metro Manila
Operating HoursDaily 3PM–12AM

Located on the rooftop of hotel Seda Bonifacio Global City, this amazing cocktail bar and lounge serves a broad selection of drinks with a luxurious modern interior. With one of the best views in the city, it’s perfect forgrabbing pre-dinner cocktails or spending time chatting with friends while enjoying 80s and 90s remakes–or live entertainment on special occasions.

Key Differentiators:

  • Beautiful city views of BGC
  • Selection of classic cocktails, crafted beers and an extensive wine list
  • DJ playing music from the 80’s and 90’s as well as live entertainment

Customer’s Review:

We’ve had a great experience at Straight Up. The rooftop views of BGC were stunning, and the drinks were very tasty. We also enjoyed listening to the music from the 80s and 90s, as well as some live entertainment. Highly recommend it if you’re looking for a rooftop bar in BGC!

Jack Davies

13) Buddha Bar Manila

Buddha Bar Manila - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Buddha Bar Manila – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Buddha Bar Manila)
Key ServiceHip rooftop restaurant with oriental interior design
AddressH28G+7PV, Kalayaan Ave, Poblacion, Makati, 1210 Metro Manila

If you’re searching for a stylish place where you can socialize and party all night, Buddha Bar is the spot for you. This rooftop restaurant in Makati features an elegant oriental interior design with vibrant colors and excellent lighting. You’ll love the food, drinks, and atmosphere at this trendy hotspot.

Key Differentiators:

  • Signature Asian cuisine and quality drinks
  • Live DJ performances to keep the party going
  • Fantastic views of the city through expansive windows

Customer’s Review:

Was here only for an office party so it wouldn’t be fair for me to be writing an actual review of this place. I can definitely talk about the ambience though and it is superb. The bar on the 1st floor was pretty cool and the huge Buddha statue on the wall definitely adds a lot of oomph to the decor. Loved the place!


14) Top of the Alpha

Top of the Alpha - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Top of the Alpha – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Top of the Alpha)
Key ServiceUpscale rooftop bar and lounge boasting jazzy vibes
Address7232 Ayala Avenue Ext., 1209, Makati City, Philippines​
Phone+63 2 8737 0088

Top of the Alpha is an outdoor rooftop bar and lounge located on the 34th floor of Alphaland Corporate Tower in Makati, Philippines. With stunning views of the Manila skyline, Top of the Alpha offers a sophisticated and trendy setting for enjoying handcrafted cocktails, wines, spirits, cigars, and live jazz music.

Key Differentiators:

  • Stylish indoor music lounge and open-air wraparound terrace
  • Handcrafted mixology cocktails, top-class wines, spirits, and hand-rolled cigars
  • Live jazz bands performing nightly

Customer’s Review:

My friends and I had a great night at Top of the Alpha. The rooftop bar was very sophisticated and trendy with amazing views of Manila skyline. We loved the live jazz music and the handcrafted cocktails were delicious! Highly recommend it for anyone looking for a rooftop lounge experience in Makati.

Ryan Chen

15) Antidote

Antidote - Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila
Antidote – Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila (Credit: Antidote)
Key ServiceNovel rooftop bar located on the top floor of a luxurious hotel
AddressRoofdeck, I’M Hotel, 7862 Makati Avenue corner Kalayaan Avenue, Makati, Philippines
Operating HoursWed to Sun 5:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Antidote is a haven for social butterflies and foodies, located in the business and financial district of Makati, on the top floor of the I’M Hotel. The highlight of Antidote is definitely its jellyfish bar – where guests can stare in wonder at 8m (26 ft) tall aquariums filled with beautiful creatures swimming gracefully around, illuminated by delicate neon lights.

Key Differentiators:

  • Breathtaking views of the city skyline
  • Jellyfish Bar with 8m (26ft) aquarium filled with neon-lit jellyfishes
  • Extensive menu of drinks and food

Customer’s Review:

Had a good dining experience here. The food and place are great as expected. Employees are friendly and well-mannered. The one who served us is Mr. Wako who is very kind, approachable and accommodating. I like the service and ambiance here. Good job!


Rooftop Restaurants Metro Manila

Rooftop restaurants Metro Manila offer some of the best views of the city. Whether you’re looking for a place to enjoy cocktails and live music, or a rooftop bar to take your date, there are plenty of great options to choose from. Our list includes some of the most popular rooftop restaurants in Manila, so be sure to check them out!

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