When it comes to nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City, there’s no better place to party in style than a sleek rooftop bar. Let’s check this listings, which are the most popular bars now.
- Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar
Opened in 1959, Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar is an iconic landmark in HCMC as the setting for daily war correspondents briefing during the Vietnam War. The bar is set on the 9th floor of the Caravelle Saigon, featuring fairy lights, wooden furnishing, plenty of foliage for a cozy ambience, and views of Lam Son Square.
Address: 19 Lam Son Square, District 1
It 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. There’s also a strictly enforced dress code at Chill Sky Bar make sure you dress the part.
Address: AB Tower Saigon, 76A Le Lai St, District 1
Rex Rooftop Garden at Rex Hotel Saigon 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. Set on the 5th floor, it is also fitted with an elevated stage and dance floor, hosting live Latino bands and salsa performances at 20:00 onwards.
Address: Rex Hotel Saigon, 141 Nguyen Hue St, District 1
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 HCMC and its surroundings. Aside from an extensive collection of international wines from VND 120,000, it 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.
Address: Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 88 Dong Khoi St, District 1
This bar sets 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 dance floor, and a fully-stocked bar on the main deck.
Address: 93 Nguyen Du St, Ben Nghe, District 1
Located on the 9th floor of Duc Vuong Hotel, it’s one of the tallest buildings in Bui Vien Street. Well-frequented by backpackers worldwide for serving some of the cheapest drinks in HCMC, you can enjoy a glass of beer for as low as VND 20,000. Apart from its tranquil garden setting (complete with colorful neon lights), service at The View Rooftop Bar is also excellent with English speaking staff.
Address: 195 Bui Vien St, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1
It has a cosmopolitan setting, live acoustic performances, talented DJs, and an extensive alcohol list, not to mention vertigo-inducing views of HCMC. Known as Vietnam’s tallest nightlife spot, it is located on the 52nd floor of Bitexco Financial Tower, which is a short five-minute walk from Hotel Majestic Saigon.
Address: Level 52, Bitexco Financial Tower, 2 Hai Trieu St, District 1
This bar overlooks some of HCMC’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 savor modern European and Vietnamese fare at the indoor dining area before enjoying the rest of the night at the rooftop bar and lounge. It’s fitted with modern decor, ample sofas, and a sleek-looking bar serving cocktails, beers, spirits, and wines.
Address: Level 23, Centec Tower, 72-74 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St
It has a spectacular view of the Saigon River, Saigon Opera House, and several colonial-era buildings within the city center. This all-day al fresco venue is also an iconic landmark in HCMC, as the hotel was where English author Graham Greene had penned his war novel, The Quiet American. Featuring French architecture, classy decor, and a tranquil setting, it’s a great nightlife spot for watching the sun set over the city with a cold beer in hand.
Address: 5th Floor, Hotel Majestic Saigon, 1 Dong Khoi St
It occupies the 4th floor of old French colonial building in HCMC’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.
Address: 41 Nguyen Hue St, Ben Nghe
Source: Vietnam Guide