Rooftop Terraces in Zurich

On these rooftop terraces, guests can enjoy the most beautiful views of the city and Lake Zurich over a meal or a leisurely after-work drink.

They could scarcely be more varied: some are set amidst lush greenery, others are furnished with elegant lounges, while yet others are completely inconspicuous and considered as insider tips ‒ the picturesque rooftop terraces in Zurich, from which guests can look out over the bustling streets, the lake, or the nearby natural surroundings. Incidentally, customers can also find beautiful roof terraces at the Jelmoli, Globus and Manor department stores on the bustling Bahnhofstrasse, which are the perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy the view.

*magl = meters above ground level/
  fagl = feet above ground level

6th Floor

Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

The name says it all: here, besides a fantastic view over the Bahnhofstrasse, guests are treated to delectable cocktails and delicious dumplings.
5th Floor

George Bar & Grill

This chic penthouse restaurant housed above Swiss Casinos Zürich has a terrace that looks out in three different directions. Simply stunning!
5th Floor / 25 magl (82 fagl)

The View

The rooftop terrace of the luxury hotel, Ambassador à l’Opéra, in Seefeld is open from Wednesday to Friday when the weather is fine.
5th Floor

Hard One

This rooftop terrace, with its irregular opening times, is an insider tip in the heart of the trendy Zürich-West quarter.
4½th Floor

Hotel Hirschen

In the heart of the Old Town, this terrace gives an insight into historical Zurich – accompanied by a glass of red wine from the in-house wine cellar.
3rd Floor

Hiltl Rooftop

The Hiltl rooftop terrace has a real vacation feeling – a green oasis high above the Bahnhofstrasse, serving vegetarian delicacies from the buffet.
3rd Floor / 12.5 magl (41 fagl)


The most beautiful place to take a break during a shopping spree is the beautiful Griederbar. Hidden away, yet sadly no longer an insider tip.
2nd Floor / 5.4 magl (18 fagl)

Frau Gerolds Garten

If freight containers counted as stories, this terrace would be on the 2nd floor. Colorful, cheerful and next to the train tracks, it’s never boring here.
1st Floor / approx. 5 magl (16 fagl)


The bQm is located below the Polyterrasse and above the ETH’s sports center, and offers a spectacular view over the city of Zurich.

Multifaceted Zurich

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