The best rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh are sleek places for enjoying the nightlife scene in Ho Chi Minh City, where you can enjoy great cocktails and enjoy your night in style. Offering panoramic views of the vibrant city and beyond, Saigon’s rooftop bars are rated as some of the best in the world. Whether you're looking for colonial charm or ultramodern interiors, rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City cater to just about any mood and style.

    Attracting a steady clientele of expats, celebrities as well as affluent locals and tourists, beverages and food served at Ho Chi Minh rooftop bars are unsurprisingly on the pricier side. Nonetheless, with excellent service, stylish ambience, and lively crowd, a night out at Ho Chi Minh’s most popular rooftop bars is definitely well worth the extra expense. Read on to find all the cool spots where you can enjoy Ho Chi Minh nightlife with a view.

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    Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar

    Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar opened in 1959 and is an iconic landmark in Ho Chi Minh City. It was the setting for daily briefings for war correspondents 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. 

    Daily happy hour promos at Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar are between 4 pm and 7 pm where you can enjoy 50% off your total bill. All beverages are also served with a selection of snacks such as nuts, dried fruits, and shrimp.

    Location: 19 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 5 pm to 9 pm, Sundays from 3 pm to 9 pm

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    Chill Skybar

    Chill Skybar 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 chill-out tunes in the early evenings before its resident DJ livens things with popular dance and hip-hop music from 9 pm onwards. 

    Due to its upmarket ambience, it must be said that beverages here are on the pricier side but happy hour promos from 5.30 pm to 8 pm offer all cocktails, long beverages, beers, selected wines, and snacks at half price. There’s also a strictly enforced dress code at Chill Sky Bar make sure you dress the part (and leave the flip-flops back in your hotel room).

    Location: AB Tower Saigon, 76A Le Lai. District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 5.30 pm to 9 pm

    Phone: +84 (0)938 822 838

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    Rooftop Garden Bar

    Rooftop Garden Bar at Rex Hotel Saigon makes up for its modest height with breathtaking 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 dancefloor, hosting live Latino bands and salsa performances from 8 pm onwards. 

    The price range here is fairly in line with most rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City, but you can enjoy selected alcohols at about 20% off from 5 pm to 7 pm.

    Location: Rex Hotel Saigon, 141 Nguyen Hue Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 6 am to 9 pm

    Phone: +84 (0)283 829 2185

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    Level 23 Wine Bar

    The classy Level 23 Wine Bar at Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers is catered to a more sophisticated clientele in Ho Chi Minh City. It offers an alfresco terrace setting that overlooks the city and its surroundings. 

    Aside from an extensive collection of international wines, the rooftop bar also serves beers, whiskeys, champagnes, and signature cocktails all night long. You can also pair your beverages with some light snacks such as spring rolls, beef satay, nachos, and chicken samosas.

    Location: Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 88 Dong Khoi, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 5 pm to 2 am

    Phone: +84 (0)283 827 2828

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    Glow Rooftop Lounge

    Glow Rooftop Lounge in Saigon's 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, a spacious dancefloor, and a fully-stocked bar on the main deck. 

    Happy hour promos are between 5 pm and 8 pm, where you can enjoy 50% off on beers, mixed beverages, wines by the glass, and signature cocktails. If you’re feeling peckish after all that dancing, check out their selections of sharing platters.

    Location: President Place, 93 Nguyen Du, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 5.30 pm to 9 pm

    Phone: +84 (0)938 874 569

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    The View Rooftop Bar

    The View Rooftop Bar is located on the 9th floor of Duc Vuong Hotel, one of the tallest buildings on Saigon's Bui Vien Street. Well-frequented by backpackers worldwide for serving some of the cheapest beverages in Ho Chi Minh City, you can enjoy a glass of beer and have a great time without breaking the bank. 

    Apart from its tranquil garden setting (complete with colorful neon lights), the service at The View Rooftop Bar is also excellent with English speaking staff who are more than happy to chat and recommend the best places to go in Ho Chi Minh City. You can also enjoy a selection of western and Vietnamese delicacies, but it’s the cheap cocktails that attracts a loyal following for The View Rooftop Bar.

    Location: 195 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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    Shri Restaurant & Lounge

    Shri Restaurant & Lounge at Centec Tower allows you to dine while overlooking some of Ho Chi Minh’s top attractions. Sights from the rooftop include 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 from France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

    Location: Level 23, Centec Tower, 72-74 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 11 pm

    Phone: +84 (0)933 711 833

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    Breeze Sky Bar

    Breeze Sky Bar at Hotel Majestic Saigon features a spectacular view of the Saigon River, Saigon Opera House, and several colonial-era buildings within the city centre. This all-day alfresco venue is also an iconic landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, as the hotel is where English author, Graham Greene, penned his war novel, The Quiet American

    Featuring French architecture, classy decor, and a tranquil setting, Breeze Sky Bar is a great nightlife spot for watching the sunset over the city with a cold beer in hand.

    Location: 5th Floor, Hotel Majestic Saigon, 1 Dong Khoi Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Open: 24/7

    Phone: +84 (0)283 829 5514

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    Broma Not A Bar

    District 1

    Broma Not A Bar Saigon occupies the fourth floor of old French colonial building in Ho Chi Minh City’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 from Belgium, Germany, Spain, and Mexico. Meanwhile, bar snacks here comprise of Asian and western favorites such as wood-fired oven pizzas and spring rolls.

    Location: 41 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe, Ho Chi Minh City

    Open: Sunday–Thursday from 5.30 pm to 2 am, Friday and Saturday from 5.30 pm to 2.30 am

    Phone: +84 (0)283 823 6838

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