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Terraces of Barcelona

Barcelona is the city that has everything. Gastronomy, culture, the beach, shopping, parks, architecture… But as the sun starts to set on another action-packed day, what could be better than relaxing with a cocktail, enjoying the view from one of the city’s spectacular rooftop bars?

Arola, Hotel Arts Barcelona

It will come as no surprise that Barcelona’s most spectacular hotel is also home to its most luxurious on-terrace cocktail bar and restaurant. If you’re looking to splash out, there’s nothing quite like Arola restaurant by internationally acclaimed two Michelin-starred chef Sergi Arola; with indoor and outdoor seating, breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea and a menu featuring Arola’s creative interpretations of Mediterranean cuisine, served tapas-style for sharing. The highlight of the Arola experience is its exclusive a la carte Sunday brunch, accompanied by live music, specialty gin & tonics and a leisure playground, creating a fun, relaxing atmosphere for a perfect Sunday.


Carrer de la Marina, 19-21, Barcelona

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Open daily for lunch and dinner.

The Top is a favorite hang-out for Barcelonians on a night out.

The Top, Gallery Hotel, Barcelona

Delicious cocktails, good food and excellent DJs; The Top is a favorite hang-out for Barcelonians on a night out. In the evenings, the sun terrace becomes a chill-out zone – the ultimate place to enjoy a drink and the latest music. Check online for an exciting events calendar that features top DJs, live music and fashion shows.

The Top

Carrer del Rosselló, 249, Barcelona

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Open weekends in April and May. June-September, Monday-Saturday, 5 pm to 1 am.

The Pulitzer’s terrace is open all year around.

Hotel Pulitzer, Barcelona

One of only a few rooftop bars that stays open all year round, the Pulitzer’s terrace is a leafy green oasis in the middle of the buzzing city. It’s especially popular for its vermouth, tapas and DJ concept on winter weekend afternoons. From May to October, it turns the volume up another notch, with DJs and live music from 6 pm until late.

The Pulitzer’s terrace

Carrer de Bergara, 8, Barcelona

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October-April, Saturday-Sunday 12 noon to 4 pm. May-September, Monday-Sunday 6 pm to midnight.

La Isabela terrace has a 360-degree view.

Terrace La Isabela, Hotel 1898, Barcelona

With its stunning 360-degree views of Barcelona, La Isabela terrace is the jewel in the crown of the stylish 1898 hotel – a relaxing haven for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of La Rambla. La Isabela’s offering includes a tasty tapas menu and an extensive range of cocktails, best enjoyed while watching the sun set over the city.

Terrace La Isabela

La Rambla, 109, Barcelona

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Open from March to September. During high season from 9.00 am to 2 am.

La Terrassa del Duquesa, Hotel Duquesa de Cardona, Barcelona

While no terrace can compete with La Terrassa del Duquesa for its exceptional view of the port, it is also one of only a handful of roof terraces serving food cooked by a top chef. On summer nights, Santi Olivella, from the popular CATA 1.81 restaurant, combines the some of Barcelona’s most creative tapas with the freshest fish, seafood and meat – all grilled on the terrace’s open-air barbecue.

La Terrassa del Duquesa

Passeig Colom, 12, Barcelona

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Open all year round. October to April, 1 pm to 11 pm. May to September, 1 pm to 1.30 am. The barbeque is open during the summer season.

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