The best rooftops in Cape Town

The best rooftops in Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and if you contemplate it from above it is an unforgettable experience. We propose some of the best rooftops in the city, are you up for it?

Chinchilla Rooftop Café & bar

Awaken your senses and add that extra touch to your trip with stunning views of the ocean and the mountain of the twelve apostles, listening to the best beats from resident DJs, and a prime rooftop location on the Camps Bay Strip. It is open every day from 12.00hrs to 22.00hrs. From 16.00hrs onwards children under 18 years of age are not allowed to enter.



Gigi Rooftop at Gorgeous George Hotel

Located on the rooftop of the super modern Gorgeous George hotel, it has been exquisitely decorated by a selection of the city’s best design talent. With an emerald green glass-paneled pool and views of whitewashed heritage buildings, they give the terrace a sleek design.

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RED Roof at Radisson Red Hotel

Can you imagine a red pickup truck on a terrace? At the RED Roof Bar you can see it, located atop the Radisson RED Hotel in the bustling Silo District. More than just a bar, this rooftop solarium and pool boasts stunning views of the sea and Table Mountain, making it the perfect place for a sunset cocktail. The van serves cocktails, wine, smoothies, and craft beer, as well as a tapas menu. We recommend you call and check before you stop by as the place hosts exclusive and private rooftop parties and you would be denied access.

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The Vue:

Cape Town is home to great restaurants and rooftop bars and the Vue is one of them. This stylish venue is located on the top floor of the Mirage Building and boasts spectacular views of Signal Hill, Lion’s Head, and Table Mountain. It’s one of the most romantic rooftop spots in the city.

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This luxurious rooftop located in the city centre is atop the headquarters of Media24, the leading media company on the African continent. Nasdak is made up of a series of flexible and interactive spaces that can be used in combination or separately and each opens up to breathtaking views, from Table Mountain to the sea, from the stadium to the centre of Cape Town, it is a combination of comfort and elegance. Enjoy a sunset over Lion’s Head after a business meeting or a day of shopping in the city.

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The Silo Rooftop Bar

The Silo Rooftop towers over the fantastic 5* The Silo Hotel, located on Cape Town’s waterfront, as well as once a historic grain silo, now the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) is not only a fantastic hotel).

From the Rooftop, you get an incredible view, with panoramas of the entire city, the harbor, the ocean, and the mountains. Equipped with one of the coolest rooftop infinity pools in the world, this rooftop is the perfect place to relax high above the city.

The pool is only available to hotel guests but The Silo Rooftop Bar is available to everyone, just remember to book well in advance. Settling by the pool can be complemented by fresh oysters, sandwiches and an excellent South African wine list. It is an ideal place to rest and relax after a visit to the Zeitz MOCCA museum.

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Rooftop Poster

If you’re looking for a rooftop in true New York style, Cartel Rooftop is the place to be. Located in the heart of Cape Town, it is the largest space in the city and can accommodate up to 220 people in different environments. It is the perfect venue for high-end events such as a reunion or incentive dinner, end-of-year celebrations or birthdays. It has a large bar and you can also enjoy great cuisine after visiting the Waterfront area.



If you want to enjoy the best views over Cape Town from one of the best rooftops in the city, do not hesitate to contact our South Africa Travel Specialist Consultants to design a tailor-made trip for you.



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