Saturday, August 13

The best rooftops to enjoy eating and drinking on the heights this summer


Most of the skybars current they are elevated in hotels or in the most strategic points of their cities, but not only to offer you the best panoramic views, but also their refreshing pools and armchairs chill out.

Furthermore, some have innovative menus and quality products, others offer a wide range of cocktails and mixed drinks to end the night well and the most complete offer both options.

The rooftops are the perfect excuse to escape the suffocating smoke and cement and activate an emergency plan alone, as a couple or with friends.

Here are our favorites to get your ideas off the ground:

In Barcelona

Sky Bar Iberostar fly over Plaça de Catalunya away from street noise with a large terrace with pool. During the week, free; on weekends, 20 euros with one of their fun cocktails included and snacks at affordable prices in Plaza de Catalunya, 10.

The new ElevenBcn signature cocktail bar in the skybar of the NH Collection Barcelona Gran Hotel Calderon it is pure creativity by bartender Marlon Ruocco. At night, you will fall in love with its atmosphere and its Mediterranean and even nutritional specialties, according to his philosophy. Rambla Catalunya, 26.

In the rooftop of Me by Meliá You can also order cocktails from the Belbo Luman and food from the Belbo Collection, taking refuge among the modernist towers that shade its pool, for which you need a special ticket. Carrer Casp, 1-13.

The terrace of the most elegant Hotel 1898 it’s private for guests, but you can make reservations to eat in advance! It is in La Rambla, 109.

In Madrid

In the heart of the capital, CR7 tab It will sound familiar to you because it is owned by Cristiano Ronaldo. The ninth floor is open to the public and you must try a pizza from chef Mauru Soggiu or a cocktail with its 360º views from Gran Vía, 29.

In Casa Sweden, restaurant and rooftopoffer their star dishes such as Peruvian-Mexican hake ceviche with touches of lime and pasta from the my mom in a rooftop decorated in pink tones with a total panorama. Calle del Marques de Casa Riera, 4.

Hotel Icon Casona 1900 It is next to the Paseo de la Castellana and on its terrace you can enjoy Mexican recipes but made with Spanish products, animated with a refreshing cocktail. Calle de Don Ramon de la Cruz, 10.

The oasis in the middle of Gran Vía is in Hotel Indigo: Contemporary Spanish tapas at El Gato Canalla and then sunset at their Sunset Rooftop. Silva Street, 6.

In the Basque Country

In Bilbao, Grand Domine Hotel It has impressive 180º views of the Guggenheim to enjoy an informal snack or an appetizing breakfast. Alameda de Mazarredo, 61.

And in Yandiola, in a quiet environment with a city landscape and one of the domes of the old Alhóndiga in the background, try its healthy and harmonious cuisine. Arrikibar Square, 4.

Restaurant LaBe offers nature and civilization in the same panoramic views of Saint Sebastian and completes the offer with a gastronomy based on vegetables and local seasonal products. Plaza de las Cigarreras, 1.

In Zaragoza

In Side Caesar Augustus, range from cocktails to international snacks on a modern wooden terrace with a swimming pool on the eleventh floor of the Meliá Innside hotel. Avenida de César Augusto, 13.

In Van Gogh Sky Lounge Just as wonderful are the views of the Basilica del Pilar as its specialties: shavings of foie mousse with raisins and Pedro Ximénez reduction or one of its four types of cocas. Cesar Augusto Avenue, 27.

In Andalucia

In Seville, the nonsense gives you the option to enjoy among lamps, wicker chairs, plants, the best views of Seville among cocktails and wines in Alameda de Hércules, 11. And if you go at night to Level 5th of the Hotel Ribera de Triana, you will relax with its drinks under its bluish and dim lighting. Plaza Chapina without number.

In Malaga, The Top Molina Lario It is an immense terrace open all year round with a swimming pool included, which is accessed by paying at the hotel reception. You can almost touch the Cathedral with the selfie stick. Molina Lario Street, 20.

Y Valeria Boutique Hotel It has a wonderful terrace with beds, a bar and tables where you can have a drink, cocktails or wines from the land of Malaga while the music teleports you. In Plaza del Poeta Alfonso Canales, 5.

In Cordovayou will be enraptured by the views of the Mosque from the roof of the restaurant Pepe House of the Jewish Quarter in Calle Romero, 1. Although you can’t miss the Tavern no. 10 (Calle Romero, 10) nor that of blonde house in Puerta de Almodóvar, 5, enjoying its gastronomy paired with generous ones from Montilla Moriles.

In the islands

Janis in Five Flowersthe only 5* hotel in Formentera, has the best views from height, with a scandalous sunset that you can contemplate at the edge of its pool with live music and/or dining on the 19km Tasting Menu, a masterpiece by Sara Valls, who covers the dishes and products of the island with passion Fonoll Mari Street, 84.

Privateer is the restaurant overlooking the Hotel Torre del Canonigoone of the most privileged views of the entire bay of Ibiza, from where you can contemplate how the lights come on while you taste an incredible aubergine with tahini and pesto, some prawn croquettes, an original sea bass tartar, the sweet pork ribs and his super cheesecake. Main Street, 8.

in the precious rooftop of nobu hotel you can enjoy open-air cinema, “sound healing” events at sunset (a technique to combat stress through sound therapy), the rhythm of SUCO (The Sunshine Collective), specialists in electronic music, and a new Nobu Lounge with creative cocktails and local DJs. Carrer de Ses Feixes, 52, Talamanca, Ibiza.

In 360º of the Hotel Bohemiain Gran Canaria, reserve the voucher for pool, food and drink on the two terraces with two pools, and then join the Atelier cocktail bar to watch the sunset and culminate in the restaurant with a good T-Bone. Avenida Estados Unidos, 28, Playa del Inglés.

Sky Monkey Beach Club opens the doors to the sky of the south of Tenerife. Tartars, sushi, cocktails and sparkling wines a few steps from the sea and a cozy sunset at Avenida Rafael Puig, 3, Adeje.

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