When it comes to nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City, there’s no better place to party in style than a sleek rooftop bar. Offering panoramic views of the vibrant city and beyond, Saigon’s rooftop bars are rated as some of the best in the world. From the colonial charm of Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar to the ultra-modern EON Heli Bar, rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City cater to just about any mood and style.
Attracting a steady clientele of expats, celebrities as well as affluent locals and tourists, drinks and food served at rooftop bars here are unsurprisingly on the pricier side. Nonetheless, with excellent service, stylish ambience, and lively crowd, a night out (or two) at Ho Chi Minh’s most popular rooftop bars is definitely well worth the extra expense. Read on to discover our 10 best rooftop bars in Saigon.
Opened in 1959, Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar is an iconic landmark in Ho Chi Minh City as the setting for daily war correspondents briefing during the Vietnam War. The bar is set on the ninth floor of the Caravelle Saigon, featuring fairy lights, wooden furnishing, plenty of foliage for a cosy ambience, and views of Lam Son Square. Daily happy hour promos at Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar are between 16:00 and 19:00 where you can enjoy 50% off your total bill. All drinks are also served with a selection of snacks such as nuts, dried fruits, and shrimp. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 03:00
- Address: 19 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 823 4999
Chill Sky Bar sits on the 25th floor of Saigon’s AB Tower, attracting affluent locals and expats looking to party in style. The music policy here comprises of chill-out tunes in the early evenings before its resident DJ livens things with popular dance and hip-hop music from 22:00 onwards. Due to its upmarket ambience, it must be said that drinks here are very expensive but happy hour promos from 17:30 to 20:00 offer all cocktails, long drinks, beers, selected wines, and snacks at half price. There’s also a strictly enforced dress code at Chill Sky Bar make sure you dress the part (and leave the flip-flops back in your hotel room). Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:30 – 03:00
- Address: 76A Le Lai Rooftop of AB Tower, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 827 2372
Set on the fifth floor, Rex Hotel Rooftop Bar makes up for its modest height with breath-taking views of Vietnam’s French colonial structures such as Saigon Opera House and People’s Committee Hall. Rex Hotel Rooftop Bar is also fitted with an elevated stage and dancefloor, hosting live Latino bands and salsa performances at 20:00 onwards. The price range here is fairly in line with most rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City, but you can enjoy selected alcohols at 20% off from 17:00 to 19:00. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily
- Address: 141 Nguyen Hue Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 829 2185
The classy Level 23 Wine Bar at Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers is catered to a more sophisticated clientele, offering an al fresco terrace setting that overlooks Ho Chi Minh City and its surroundings. Aside from an extensive collection of international wines at VND 120,000 onwards, the rooftop bar also serves beers, whiskies, champagnes, and signature cocktails all night long. You can also pair your drinks with some light snacks such as spring rolls, beef satay, nachos, and chicken samosas. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 18:00 – 02:00
- Address: Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 88 Dong Khoi, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 827 2828
Glow Skybar Saigon, set within District 1, boasts a beach club atmosphere with expansive views of the city’s modern and colonial architecture. Attracting well-dressed expats and locals looking to dance to deep and tropical house tunes, this rooftop bar is fitted with plenty of tropical trees, black-and-white furnishing, spacious dancefloor, and a fully-stocked bar on the main deck. Happy hour promos are between 17:00 and 20:00, where you can enjoy 50% off on beers, mixed drinks, wines by the glass, and signature cocktails. If you’re feeling peckish after all that dancing, Glow Skybar Saigon serves an array of sharing platters at VND 100,000. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:30–01:30
- Address: 93 Nguyen Du, Ben Nghe, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
- Tel: +84 93 887 4569
The View Rooftop Bar is located on the ninth floor of Duc Vuong Hotel, one of the tallest buildings in Bui Vien Street. Well-frequented by backpackers worldwide for serving some of the cheapest drinks in Ho Chi Minh City, you can enjoy a glass of beer for as low as VND 20,000. Apart from its tranquil garden setting (complete with colourful neon lights), service at The View Rooftop Bar is also excellent with English speaking staff who more than happy to chat and recommend the best places to go in Ho Chi Minh City. You can also enjoy a selection of western and Vietnamese delicacies, but it’s the cheap cocktails that attracts a loyal following for The View Rooftop Bar. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:30 – 02:00
- Address: 195 Bui Vien Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 827 2372
Known as Vietnam’s tallest nightlife spot, EON 51 Heli Bar features a cosmopolitan setting, live acoustic performances, talented DJs, and an extensive alcohol list, not to mention vertigo-inducing views of Ho Chi Minh City. Formerly known as Alto, it is located on the 51st floor of Bitexco Financial Tower which is a short five-minute walk from Hotel Majestic Saigon. Drinks-wise, cocktails and beers are priced from VND 210,000 and 90,000 VND respectively. Happy hour promos start from 17:00 to 20:00 every day, where you can get selected cocktails and wines by the glass for VND 145,000. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 02:00
- Address: 52nd floor, Bitexco Financial Tower, 2 Hai Trieu, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 86 291 8751
Shri Rooftop Bar & Restaurant at Centec Tower overlooks some of Ho Chi Minh’s top attractions, including Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Kumho Plaza, and Lotus Building, as well as the Phu My Suspension Bridge over Saigon River. Open all day, you can savour modern European and Vietnamese fare at the indoor dining area before enjoying the rest of the night at the rooftop bar and lounge. Shri Rooftop Bar & Restaurant is fitted with modern decor, ample sofas, and a sleek-looking bar serving cocktails, beers, spirits, and wines from France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
- Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:30 – 24:00, Sunday 16:30 – 24:00
- Address: Centec Tower, 72-74 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 827 9631
Breeze Sky Bar is an all-day al fresco venue atop Hotel Majestic Saigon, featuring a spectacular view of the Saigon River, Saigon Opera House, and several colonial-era buildings within the city centre. It’s also an iconic landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, as the hotel was where English author Graham Greene had penned his war novel, The Quiet American. Featuring French architecture, classy décor, and a tranquil setting, Breeze Sky Bar is a great nightlife spot for watching the sun set over the city with a cold beer in hand. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 10:30 – 02:00
- Address: 5th Floor, Hotel Majestic Saigon, 1 Dong Khot Street, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 829 5517
A favourite hangout spot amongst expats, Broma Not A Bar occupies the fourth floor of old French colonial building in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1. Accessible via a rickety stairway, this grungy-style bar regularly hosts live music performances and themed dance parties with resident DJs playing minimal, deep house and techno music until 02:00. Drinks-wise, Broma serves signature cocktails, sangrias, wines, and more than 30 types of beer from Belgium, Germany, Spain, and Mexico. Meanwhile, bar snacks here comprise of Asian and western favourites such as wood-fired oven pizzas, spring rolls, and chips.
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 02:00
- Address: 41 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 823 6838