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Rooftop Bars in Oslo

Visit local rooftop bars to chill out and view the best of Oslo panoramas

Rooftop Bars
Rooftop Bars

In Oslo it's easy to combine dining out and sightseeing. A rooftop bar is a great place to enjoy the meal overlooked by the panorama of ever-changing Oslo. The only obstacle could be the weather. Due to cooler Nordic climate, local rooftop bars operate mainly from May to September.

In fact, Oslo doesn't have too many of roof terraces but the existing ones are truly worthy. Check out the Thief Roof, Stratos, Nodee Sky at Barcode, BAR Vulkan, Q Lounge at the Grims Grenka, and Eight Rooftop Bar at the Grand Hotel.

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When can visitors go to rooftop bars in Oslo?

Most rooftop bars are available from May through September, which is Oslo's summer season. It's an excellent time to visit the bars to enjoy the picturesque views of the city while indulging in delicious food and beverages. However, some rooftop bars may have different hours of operation, so it's best to check their schedule before visiting. Show more

Which are the best rooftop bars in Oslo?

Oslo offers many rooftop bars, but some of the best ones are in prime locations throughout the city. Among the top bars are Thief Roof, Stratos, Nodee Sky, BAR Vulkan, Q Lounge, and Eight Rooftop Bar at Grand Hotel. In addition to the stunning panoramic views, visitors can experience high-quality food and drinks at these bars. Show more

What is the ideal time to visit rooftop bars in Oslo?

The best time to visit rooftop bars in Oslo is during the summer months of May to September when the weather is warm. Since most rooftop bars operate seasonally, it's better to visit during the summer. It's a great time to appreciate the awe-inspiring views and relish cocktails amid pleasant weather. Show more

What kind of food is served at rooftop bars in Oslo?

You can find various local and international dishes, including seafood, meat, vegetarian, and vegan options at rooftop bars in Oslo. Some bars have light snacks, while others offer a broad menu consisting of appetizers, main courses, and desserts. To complement the meals, guests can choose from the bars' extensive drink lists, which range from classic cocktails to beer and wine. Show more

Which signature cocktails should visitors try at rooftop bars in Oslo?

The signature cocktails at rooftop bars in Oslo are the unique creations of each respective bar. Thief Roof offers the Thief Sour, Stratos offers Norwegian Passion, Nodee Sky offers Pink Blossom, BAR Vulkan has Pineapple Express, Q Lounge's specialty is the Nordic Mule, and guests may try the Grand Colada at Eight Rooftop Bar. These signature cocktails inspired by Nordic ingredients offer the visitors an unforgettable experience. Show more

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Last updated: by Eleonora Provozin