High above the streets of Mexico City, many rooftop bars, restaurants and cafes offer breathtaking views of the impressive capital. Whether you want to stay out all night or just pop in for a quick drink during the day, Mexico City has a rooftop location for all occasions. Here are some of the best spots to enjoy the beautiful sights of the Mexican capital.
Located in Roma Norte, Balmori was built in order to give the locals a haven away from the crowded streets. Balmori bar is named after a well-known personality from the area at the start of the last century – an icon of Mexico’s elite famous for his partying habits and love of fun. The bar itself lives up to this name, as an exhilarating night is guaranteed for those who visit. This bar is a beautiful work of architecture, with modern and innovative designs, and makes for a very enjoyable and refreshing location for a late night drink.
The Downtown Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel in the Centro Histórico of Mexico City, which boasts a spectacular rooftop terrace. This area doubles up as a pool terrace in the day time, but in the evening it becomes a rather romantic location to relax and enjoy the view of the Centro Histórico. It is an ideal space to hold large events as well, since it can hold up to 300 people. This bar offers a pleasing menu and a large cocktail list to delight the taste buds.
Out of sight above a book store lies El Mayor, an inviting cafe-bar with a marvelous terrace. Looking out onto the Historic Center, the sight here will take your breath away. With a huge aperitif list that is seemingly never-ending, El Mayor offers any type of drink you could imagine, as well as delicious food. It is the ideal place to spend a late afternoon relaxing while enjoying the amazing view of the capital’s center.