A drink with a view: the best rooftops bars in Madrid


The summer heat is now striking the city and we cannot stop thinking in some refreshing images such as cocktails, good vibe music and the best views in town.

Madrid is always on the edge of the world when we talk about tendencies, and most hotels and building are adding a rooftop bar in their facilities, raise your hand if you are in!

That's why we've created the ultimate rooftop bar guide in Madrid, we especially love them in SpainTOP! We're sure that your summer will be biblical if you follow our tips:

--- Vincci The Mint: Conveniently located at the beginning of the Gran Vía, one of the largest arteries in Madrid, you can find an amazing building from the 19th century, full of details. Sensaciones is the name of the rooftop bar, a colorist venue with a boho-chic feel. Do not hesitate to drink something paired with its mouthwatering food offer! Views will delight you.

--- VP Design Plaza de España: If you are looking for the trendiest rooftop bar, Ginko will exceed your expectations. You're able to see from the deck the towering España building on one hand and the Casa de Campo green area on the other hand. You can almost reach the sky once you're there. Not only they serve great drinks but also the food menu, based in Mediterranean and Japanese influences is in an upper level!

--- H10 Puerta de Alcalá: The fanciest district is the Barrio de Salamanca: You'll feel in the atmosphere that it's not like other quarters. Close to the Parque del Retiro and Puerta de Alcalá, the eighth floor of this hotel hides something magical. A calm rooftop to for a casual dinner or for an after work will amaze you.

--- NH Collection Madrid Gran Vía: In the cross between Gran Vía and Montera, we can find a beautiful building now transformed into a hotel. NH hotels are always a sign of trust and confidence and Picalagartos keeps in style a wonderful rooftop bar. Run by Joel Jamal, a gin tonic with a view would be the best excuse to meet up a friend to catch it up in with a great landscape!

--- The Principal: if you are into classic views, you're in the right place. Located in the first numbers of Gran Vía street, you will find a sophisticated vibes inside and the chance of admiring the astounding dome of the Metropolis building. The rooftop bar is split into two areas: one in open air, to admire the city at its finest and one in the indoor part, surrounding by glasses that allows to enjoy the views. The smart luxury is the trademark of the house!
Madrid is in constant innovation in terms of leisure and we actually realize why they have declared the city as the second great place to visit in Europe. Its cosmopolitan vibes and the amazing development that the city hosts helped to reach this award. 

Do you want to visit Madrid? SpainTOP can offer the best insider experience for you and your family or friends. Write to us at info@spaintop.com and we're so pleased to assist you with your forthcoming trip.

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