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A trendy Bordeaux rooftop is always a good place to know. If you want to have a drink with your friends after an afternoon at a lake, meet new people, or just enjoying a beautiful view of the city, it is a spot where you will want to go to. Here is a top 5 of the best rooftops you will find in Bordeaux.

Bar Mama Shelter

The MAMA Shelter

Located in the city center, the Mama Shelter is a hostel, as well as a restaurant and a bar. It is certainly Bordeaux students’ favorite place to go for a drink on a rooftop. This place is not only gorgeous, but also very trendy. On its rooftop, you can have a stunning view of the city center while sipping one of Mama’s famous cocktails.

Speaking about drinks, the Mama offers a wide choice of drink types like wines, beers, or cocktails. You will surely find the one that will suit you. We recommend you the “My head keeps spinning”, a delicious cocktail with Havana rum, Pacto Navio rum, peach, orgeat, ananas, angostura bitter and absinthe. If you want to try this cool rooftop, The Mama Shelter is open every day from 12 AM to 11.30 PM (you must book a table if you want to eat there).

Bordeaux rooftop Night Beach

The Grand Hôtel Night Beach

Situated in front of Bordeaux’s Grand Théâtre, The Grand Hôtel is the most exclusive hostel you will find in the city. It is a very fancy place, but its rooftop (the Night Beach) is accessible for free. If you want to enjoy a chill and fancy atmosphere, this place is certainly where you want to go. Moreover, this roof tops offers a nice view of the heart of Bordeaux. Its drinks are the fanciest you will drink in town as this place is known to be “casual chic”.

The Grand Hôtel Night Beach is a world class place that will certainly make you feel very exclusive. If you want to go to this place, it is open every day from 5 PM to 11 PM.

Bordeaux rooftop Radisson Blu

The Radisson Blu Rooftop

Located in the street Lucien Faure, this rooftop is the biggest in Bordeaux. Just like the Mama Shelter, it is in the first place a hostel. But this place has also got a restaurant, a bar, a 1600 m² rooftop, and even a mini golf course. Moreover, the Radisson Blu Rooftop offers you a nice view on one of the most famous Bordeaux monuments: The Cité du Vin. On the top of that, this place has not only got one bar, but two bars, so you can try them both and pick your favorite one.

The Radisson Blu Rooftop is a very cool place to go if you like a big space with a view on water and boats. If the experience temps you, this place is open from 11 AM to midnight.

The Roof

The roof is a unique rooftop. It is the only rooftop in Bordeaux with an empty swimming pool. This place has a very special atmosphere and moreover, provides a beautiful 360° view of Bordeaux. Located in Bacalan, very close to the Cité du Vin, this rooftop will make you Bordeaux in a different way. Only open during the summer, this place is very appreciated by Bordeaux students as well as the Mama Shelter. It is always lively and only opens during summer. On this rooftop, you will find a lot of cool events throughout the summer, a lot of different drinks, and of course music.

We highly recommend you checking this place out if you want to hang out with your friends. The Roof will be open every day from May till the end of summer.

Mercure rooftop

The Mercure Rooftop

The Mercure rooftop is a one-of-a-kind rooftop. It is basically a fancy place where you can take your breakfast or your coffee in the morning if you want to wake up at the same time as the city. Located at the Cité Mondiale, this rooftop is only open in the morning, from 6.30 AM till 10 AM, and you have to book it. This place will give you a very good view on Bordeaux’s quays.

If you want to enjoy a beautiful sunrise reflecting on the Garonne’s water, while sipping a hot cup of coffee, we can ensure you that this place will make you feel fulfilled.