The Rooftop Garden
The Rooftop Garden, 5th floor, Rex Hotel, 141 Nguyen Hue Blvd, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 8 3829 2185. Fabulous view of City centre! Vietnamese, Western, Chinese. Round the clock. email
Chill Sky Bar, 26th and 27th floors, AB Tower, 76A Le Lai, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 83 8 272 372 Ultra-plush 360 degree city views. Same designer as Sirocco, Bangkok. A short distance from tourist favourite Ben Thanh Market. 5.30pm–2am daily. email
Saigon Saigon Bar, 9th floor, Caravelle Hotel, 19 Lam Son Square, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 8 3823 4999. After revelling in the eight-course extravaganza of the hotel’s restaurant Reflection, guests move to the rooftop Saigon Saigon Bar of the hotel. Panoramic views of the city. 11am till Late. email
Royal Revolving Restaurant, 9th floor, Hoang Gia Hotel, 12D Cach Mang Thang Tam Street, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Above Phu Dong Thien Vuong roundabout.
Signature Restaurant, 23rd floor, Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 88 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 8 3827 2828. Pan-Asian. Starwood.
Outdoor Wine Bar
Outdoor Wine Bar, 23rd floor, Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 88 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 8 3827 2828. Outdoor rooftop bar. Great views. 4pm-12 midnight. Starwood.
Pool Bar, 19th floor, Novotel Saigon Centre, 148 Tran Hung Dao Street, District 1, Pham Ngu Lao, Tay Balo, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The jewel in the crown can be found at the trendy breath-taking panoramic views day and night. This highly visible location is steps from Ben Thanh Market and on the road connecting the market (Tran Hung Dao) to China Town. MAP
Rooftop Restaurant, 10th floor, Que Huong Liberty 2, 63-65, Ham Nghi, Blvd, Dist 1, HCMC, Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City. Specializes in Vietnamese dishes, particularly seafood.
Champagne Restaurant, 10th floor, Que Huong Liberty 2, 129-133 Ham Nghi Blvd, Dist 1, HCMC, Vietnam.+84 38 224 922. View the skylines of the city.
Gio Noi Restaurant, 9th floor, Que Huong Liberty 2, 129-133 Ham Nghi Blvd, Dist 1, HCMC, Vietnam. +84 3836 5172. Terrace dining area.
Top of the TownTop of the Town Bar & Restaurant, 25th floor, Windsor Plaza Hotel, 8 An Duong Vuong, District 5, China Town, Cho Lon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Top of the Town Restaurant. Continental and Vietnamese cuisine. 6pm-11pm. Virtual Tour
Renaissance Club Lounge, 18th floor, Marriott Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon, 8-15 Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 8 3822 0033. Club Lounge Members.
Pool Bar, Marriott Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon, 8-15 Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 8 3822 0033. Sweeping views over the Saigon River. Open for lunch and dinner. Weekend BBQ which is on Friday and Saturday nights (weather permitting).
MBar, 8th floor, Majestic Hotel, 1 Dong Khoi St, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 829 5517. 4pm to 1am. Entertainment every Fri, Sat & Sun from 9pm-11.45pm. Lift D. email
Blue Saloon, 8th floor, Majestic Hotel, 1 Dong Khoi St, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 829 5517. Drinks, Cocktails, Ice-Creams & Snacks. email
Serenade Restaurant, 7th floor, Majestic Hotel, 1 Dong Khoi St, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 829 5517. 6.30pm–11pm (Last order at 10pm). email
Breeze Sky Bar, 5th floor, Majestic Hotel, 1 Dong Khoi St, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 829 5517. 10am–12 midnight. Lifts A, B or C. email
Shri, 23rd Floor, 72-74 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Centec Tower, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. +84 8 3827 9631. Japanese. Amazing panoramic views from nearly every table. emailSaigon
The Rooftop Bar and Restaurant, 19th floor, Pacific Place, 83B Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoàn Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam. +84 4 3946 1902. Located on the corner of Ly Thuong Kiet and Phan Boi Chau, opposite the offices of the UNDP. email facebook
Summit Lounge, Sofitel Plaza Hanoi, 1 Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam 10000. Renowned for having the best view in Hanoi with spectacular panoramic views of the city skyline. 4.30pm-12 midnight.
The Level Executive Lounge, 20th floor, Melia Hanoi Hotel, 44B Ly Thuong Kiet, Hanoi, Vietnam. +84 3934 3343. Guests can enjoy picturesque views over the rivers, parks and lakes of Hanoi from this lounge. email
Lake View Sky Lounge, 18th Floor, Hanoi Daewoo Hotel, 360 Kim Ma, Hanoi, Vietnam. +84 3831 5000. Ext 3225/3045/3400. Daily 5.30pm-1am. Admire the sweeping panorama by day, or the wonderland of twinkling lights by night. email
Park View Restaurant and Lotus Bar, top floor, Ocean Hotel, 48 Tran Nhan Tong Street, Pho Hue/Hom Market, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam. Authentic Vietnamese cuisine in this elegant roof-top restaurant. Overlooks Hanoi's biggest park as well as the stunning Thien Quang Lake.
Sky View Restaurant and Bar, 10th floor, Star View Hotel, 120 Quan Thanh Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam. +84 4 3715 0555. Lovely resturant located on the top floor with a stunning view over Hanoi and West lake. Close to Hanoi's Old Quarter and some Hanoi attractions such as the One-Pillar Pagoda, the Museum of Vietnamese Art, Temple of Literature, the Ho Chi Minh Complex as well as Westlake.
Elegance Cafe & Restaurant, 12th floor, Hanoi Elegance Diamond Hotel (formerly Hanoi Elegance Hotel 5), 32 Lo Su Street, Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam 10000. +84 4 3935 1632. Panoramic views of the Hoàn Kiem Lake, the Red River & Long Bien Bridge. email
Terrace, Quan Bia Minh, 7 Pho Dinh Liet, Hanoi, Vietnam. +84 4 934 5323. View life from the picturesque 2nd floor balcony.
City View Cafe, 5th floor, 7 Pho dinh Tien Hoang, Hanoi, Vietnam. +84 4 934 7911. One of the best spots for picture-taking is this rooftop City View Cafe, a few doors from the water puppet theater. Get a window table on the terrace with a view of the lake or the rush-hour traffic.
Sky Lounge, 16th floor, Hotel Nikko Hanoi, 84 Tran Nhan Tong, Hanoi, Vietnam. +84 3822 3535. email
Don's, D17/27 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho, Hanoi. +84 3719 2828 Vietnamese and western specialties. The views over West Lake are superb. ph
Ngoc Mai Restaurant, 17th floor, Ruby Plaza Building, 44 Le Ngoc Han, Hai Bà Trung, Hanoi, Vietnam. Vietnamese. Great views. On the top floor. email
Puku Cafe, 1st floor, 60 Hang Trong, Hoàn Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam. Popular Rooftop cafe. Along western Hoàn Kiem Lake.
Festa (Ly Quoc Su) Rooftop Terrace, 39C Ly Quoc Su, Hanoi, Vietnam. +84 4 3243 1589. Three floor Italian restaurant. email
Hoabinh Palace Restaurant
Scenic City Restaurant, Bar and Cafe, 8th floor, Hoabinh Palace Hotel, 27 Hang Be Street, Hoàn Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam. +84 4 3716 4132, ext 103. Overlooking Sword Lake, Red River, and spectacular Hanoi by night. email
Sky Bar, 7th floor, Pacific Hotel, 321 Cua Dai Street, Hoi An, Vietnam. +84 510 392 3777. Panoramic view.
Cham Restaurant, Pacific Hotel, 321 Cua Dai Street, Hoi An, Vietnam. +84 510 392 3777. Panoramic view over Hoi An town. 6.30am–11pm. The artistic Cham show performed nightly from 7.30pm-8.30pm.
Rooftop Bar, 93 Mau Than Street, Xuan Khanh, Ninh Kieu, Can Tho Ninh Kieu, Vietnam. +84 128 638 0690 On the top floor of the Hotel Xoai. It has a beautiful view over the city whether night or day. Beautiful wood furniture and hammocks. email
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