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6 Rooftop Bars & Restaurants In Saigon With Stellar Views Of The City Perfect For Date Nights

Rooftop bars and restaurants in Saigon 

If you’re looking for a place to dine and drink with a view, there’s no better place to do so than at a rooftop bar or restaurant.

From an outdoor terrace serving up refreshing beer and screening movies, to an elegant rooftop deck complete with a full-course dinner and live entertainment, here’s our roundup of the most popular rooftop bars and restaurants in Saigon.

1. Chill Lounge – special bird cage sofas for intimate dining

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Perched on the 15th floor of TNR Tower, Chill Lounge has unrivalled views over the Saigon River and is quite a hit among savvy Instagrammers. 

Inspired by the Babylon Gardens, the bar boasts a garden setting with plenty of greenery and circular sofas designed like bird cages, so couples can enjoy a more intimate and private atmosphere without having to be squashed up to the table nearby. 

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Pair the gorgeous views with the sweet-and-sour cosmopolitan cocktail (VND159,000,~USD6.84), which is a strong blend of vodka, cranberry, orange liqueur and citrus. For a refreshing summer feel that makes you blush, gulp down the classic Singapore sling (VND159,000,~USD6.84) and enjoy a cooling and bitter-sweet after taste.  

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If you’re here in the afternoon, you can order a hot tea set (VND499,000,~USD19.32) of your preferred flavor, which comes with a platter of cakes like muffin, chocolate, cheesecakes, etc. 

The food menu is not extensive, but it has crowd-pleasing options such as sour-sweet braised pork (VND149,000,~USD6.41) and deep-fried squids (VND159,000,~USD6.84).

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The bar hosts frequent acoustic live performances. You can follow the bar’s Facebook page to keep up to date with its live performance schedule. 

Address: 180 Nguyễn Công Trứ, Nguyễn Thái Bình Ward, District 1, HCMC
Opening hours: 4PM-11PM, Daily
Telephone: 0963 397 986

Chill Lounge’s Facebook page

2. Chạng Vạng Rooftop Beer Garden – ideal for beer drinkers

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Sitting on the 6th floor of a townhouse in a small alley, Chạng Vạng Rooftop offers a serene beer-drinking atmosphere and stellar views of the ever-shining Landmark 81, the city’s tallest building.  

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Since the bar specializes in beer, you’ll find a wide array of classic beer flavors such as Heineken (VND29,000,~USD1.25) and Kristoffel (VND69,000,~USD2.97). 

Those looking for a more innovative drinking experience can check out the impressive selection of Beer Upside Down, featuring beer bottles flipped over a glass. A tasty option from this selection includes Budweiser Up (VND55,000,~USD2.37), a flavorful fusion of strawberry, passionfruit, peach, and blueberry. 

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The bar also serves a variety of tapas to go with beer such as french fries, dried beef, and spring rolls. You might want to dine somewhere else before heading here, since bar snacks are unlikely to make for a fulfilling meal. 

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If you and your significant other are both into pop ballads, come here on Saturday evening for a live acoustic performance. 

Address: 72/6 Bạch Đằng, Ward 24, Bình Thạnh District, HCMC
Opening hours: 4PM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 093 264 7267

Chạng Vạng Rooftop’s Facebook page

3. Broma: Not a Bar – regular themed evenings and live music performances

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Airy and equipped with stunning views, Broma: Not a Bar is a bohemian-looking double-decker watering hole located on Nguyễn Huệ pedestrian street.

The bar offers regular themed evenings such as Jazzy Thursdays on the rooftop, Afro Tuesday, Acoustic & Open Mic Night on the rooftop, bursting with live music and vibrant atmosphere most of the time. If you’re on the hunt for an ever-buzzing drinking spot in the city center, this is the place to be. 

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The bar serves only light snacks so it’s good for a date night after you eat somewhere else. There are innumerable restaurants nearby so it’s not a problem at all.  

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Drinkwise, expect an impressive array of signature cocktails and over 30 types of beer to choose from. Milky sweet with a strong note of vanilla, chocolate martini (VND160,000,~USD6.89), a flavorful concoction of vanilla vodka, creme de cacao, and Belgian cocoa powder, makes a great alternative to dessert. 

Address: Level 3 & Level 4, No. 41 Nguyễn Huệ, Bến Nghé Ward, District 1, HCMC
Opening hours: 5.30PM-2AM, Daily
Telephone: 028 3823 6838


6. Hừng Hoa Beer – with affordable menu items & regular movie screenings

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If you’re looking for a budget-friendly rooftop pub that comes with a view and a romantic flick to watch with your significant other, check out Hừng Hoa Beer

Situated on the 5th floor of a townhouse in a small alley in District 10, Hừng Hoa Beer boasts rustic decor and a homey atmosphere coupled with beautiful views of the cityscape. 

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The pub serves up a budget-friendly drink menu, featuring perennial crowd-pleasers such as Heineken (VND35,000,~USD1.51), Tiger (VND25,000,~USD1.08), and Budweiser (VND40,000,~USD1.72). There are also several cocktail options such as Gin Tonic (VND70,000,~USD3.01) to refresh your palate. 

Image adapted from: Hừng Hoa Beer

The bar serves a variety of comfort foods to munch on while drinking beer, such as sausages and french fries.

The bar hosts regular movie screening as well as live acoustic performances, so follow its page for further information on schedule and register if they’ll be screening the movie you fancy.  

Address: Level 5, 11A Hòa Hưng, Ward 12, District 10, HCMC
Opening hours: 5PM-1.30AM, Daily
Telephone: 0383 542 258


7. Shri Restaurant & Lounge – luxurious, spacious, and with an extensive food menu

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Perched on the rooftop of Centec Tower, Shri Restaurant & Lounge features spacious dining space in the terrace, a glass-clad room, a premium bar, and an enclosed dining space for those who need air-conditioning.

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Guests can choose from a broad range of a la carte and set menu for lunch, dinner, and desserts, plus an extensive list of wine, ranging from white, red, ports, to rosé. 

For a starter, try the margarita (VND230,000,~USD9.90), a tangy concoction of tequila and cointreau shaken with wine. 

Starter set: marinated salmon served with fennel pure, capers, beetroot, feta cheese, and Christmas toast
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Salmon tartare (VND290,000,~USD12.48) can make a good pair with Gris Blanc (VND185,000,~USD7.96) or Pinot Grigio (VND195,000,~USD8.39), as the high amount of oil in the salmon can be balanced with the rich flavor of wine.  

Address: Centec Tower, 72 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, Ward 6, District 3, HCMC
Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 11AM-12AM I Sat, 4PM-12PM I Sun, 4.30PM-12PM
Telephone: 028 3827 9631


8. Sky 9 Bar Saigon – daily specials aplenty

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Roosting up on the 9th floor of Nam Anh Building in the midst of Thảo Điền, SKY 9 Bar Saigon offers a myriad of cocktails, wines, beers, Western foods, and live entertainment.

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The bar offers plenty of daily specials during its happy hours from 4PM-8PM, for example, 50% discount on steaks & ribs for Mondays, free beer for burgers on Tuesdays, or only VND10,000 (~USD0.43) per BBQ chicken wing for Wednesdays.

For a refreshing shot of Italian white wine flavored with vanilla and citrus notes, order Martini Bianco (VND100,000, ~USD4.30). To cap off a hot summer night in Saigon on a fruity note, open a bottle of Villa Garrel (VND600,000, ~USD25.82), aromatic with subtle hints of strawberry and papaya with a creamy touch.

Address: Level 9, No.41 Road 41, Thảo Điền Ward, District 2, HCMC
Opening hours: Tue-Fri, 5PM-2AM I Sat 3PM-2AM I Sun 3PM-2AM I Mon 5PM-12AM
Telephone: 0899 344 350


Rooftop bars and restaurants in Saigon

Whether you’re on the hunt for a breezy dinner date with a million-dollar view, or simply a ritzy spot to soak in the chilling ambience, these rooftop bars and restaurants in Saigon will be worth your while. 

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Cover image adapted from: Eon51, Chill Sky bar, and Chill Lounge

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