These are the rooftops in Madrid that you can’t miss this spring

If you are one of those who enjoy a good rooftop in the heights, you must visit some of the best rooftops in Madrid. Here are a few of them.
Vistas desde la terraza de Picalagartos - Madrid.

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What would the sky of Madrid be without the incredible rooftops all over the city? The heights of the capital hide authentic gems that offer a plus to your culinary and cocktail experience thanks to the incredible views. And for you to start this new season of terraces, we have selected some of the terraces where you will have to check. The phrase “From Madrid to the sky” is closer than ever in one of these rooftops. Enjoy!

La Terraza at The Principal Madrid Hotel

Its name already indicates it, it is La Terraza. Located on the top floor of an iconic building overlooking the Gran Via, the circle of fine arts and the Metropolis building, the rooftop of the hotel The Principal, also has one of the best gastronomic proposals of the capital by the chef Ramón Freixa. For its spring-summer proposal, this year they have incorporated an original and varied menu of gourmet burgers, which you can accompany with the cocktail menu prepared by Daniel Cruz. The great plan is completed by the shows that will be every week: from magic to improvisations and monologues during the Comedy Sunset Sessions. Save one of the essential terraces of Madrid!
Where? In Calle Marqués de Valdeiglesias 1, 7ª platan, Madrid.

40/42 en Ticuí

It is one of the most recent openings in the capital, but it has already become a perfect option to enjoy an evening out. Located on the rooftop of Ticuí (of the Puntarena group), 40/42 has also been designed by JSª studio. Once you enter the place, you’ll feel like you’re in Mexico itself. From cocktails based on local and seasonal products to cold delicacies and more “tapas”, to a decoration with handcrafted materials and great aesthetics. The name refers to the meters above sea level of the Mexican town of Ticuí.
Where? In Cedaceros 6, Madrid.

Oroya en The Madrid Edition

To enter the terrace of the Oroya restaurant at The Madrid EDITION hotel is to travel to Peru and soak up the essence of its coast, the Andes and the jungle. Here chef Diego Muñoz proposes a cuisine that is the “result of the crossbreeding of the Incas with the Spanish, Africans, Chinese, Italians and Japanese. And Oroya is the means by which we express it in Madrid”, as he states. Color, vegetation and a varied gastronomic proposal (lunches, dinners, brunches, tapas and cocktails) make Oroya an obligatory stop to enjoy the sky of Madrid as if you were in Peru.
Where? In Plaza de Celenque 2, Madrid.

Capitol Roof top en Vincci Capitol

In Gran Vía there is a wide range of rooftops, each one better than the next, and many of them belong to the Vincci Hoteles chain. One example is the Capitol Roof top, on the 7th floor of the Vincci Capitol, next to Callao. It is a colorful terrace that has been renovated by architect and interior designer Teresa Sapey, who uses a chromatic range that evokes the colors of the sunset (a visual spectacle that you can experience live every evening on the rooftop itself). It also offers a menu with traditional recipes to share and an original proposal of cocktails inspired by scenes from movies like ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ or ‘Route to El Dorado’.
Where? In Gran Vía 41, Madrid.

Doñaluz en Azotea B&B Hotel

In the heart of Madrid, Montera street, and just a few steps from Sol, you will find this rooftop terrace where, in addition to enjoying great views of the center, you can relax with a glass of wine, try some delicious signature cocktails or delight yourself with some dishes from their menu such as crispy pulled pork focaccia with apple compote or guava tequeños with sweet chilli sauce. To complete a perfect evening, there will be DJ sets to liven up your evening with the best music, in one of the best located terraces in Madrid.
Where? In Calle de Montera 10-12, Azotea, Madrid.

Hard Rock Hotel Madrid

It is one of the terraces that offers a 360° view of Madrid from its bar, located on the eighth floor of the Hard Rock Hotel. If you add live music, snacks (fusion of Spanish cuisine and international recipes), signature cocktails and good company, you have what is going to become the best plan this spring.
Where? In Ronda de Atocha 17, 8ª planta, Madrid.

Canopy by Hilton Madrid Castellana

Inside the Canopy By Hilton hotel located in the Azca area, you will find this jewel on the so-called Z Floor, a space designed by interior designer Jaime Beriestain. There are two terraces, one open to the public, where you can enjoy street food in a more casual atmosphere and accompanied by a cocktail (or several), while on the top floor there is a spectacular pool with Balinese beds reserved for hotel guests.
Where? In Plaza Carlos Trias Bertran 4, Madrid.

Picalagartos at NH Collection Gran Vía

If you usually walk along Gran Vía, you will have seen the flow of people at all hours. And surely you will have noticed a stretch (the one that goes down from Montera street) where there is usually a long queue. It is to access Picalagartos, which for some years has been one of the place to be in the terrace season. Located on the ninth floor of the NH Collection Gran Vía hotel, the views it offers are unbeatable. In addition, they have a varied menu, which includes rice dishes and brunch, as well as cocktails and wines. It is also available for events, with a capacity of up to 160 people.
Where? In Gran Vía 21, Madrid.


If we go to the Salamanca neighborhood, we must visit this rooftop that is in the ABC Serrano shopping center. Its name is in honor of Torcuato Luca de Tena, since it is located in the small palace that was the headquarters of the ABC newspaper until 1989. In addition to a spectacular terrace, it is worth mentioning a striking decoration by Pepe Leal. As for the cuisine, chef Sergio Fernández proposes a variety of dishes, including raciones, hot and cold tapas and different cocktails.
Where? In Calle de Serrano 61, 4ª planta, Madrid.

Dani Brasserie at Four Seasons

It is one of the most exclusive and desired terraces in Madrid this season. Its location is unbeatable, on the 7th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel. If you add to this that the gastronomic proposal is in charge of a chef like Dani Garcia, the visit is almost mandatory. Andalusian cuisine with a sophisticated and casual touch and a varied proposal, which includes the menu Mediodías de Dani for 45 euros and a great mixology menu. You can consult all his options here.
Where? In Calle de Sevilla 3, Madrid.

Ginkgo Restaurante & Sky Bar at VP Plaza España Design

A few days ago we told you about the great plan that Ginkgo proposes this spring: a menu of sushi + cocktails. The rooftop located on the top floor of the hotel VP Plaza de España is in fashion. In addition to offering beautiful views of the Plaza de España, the Royal Palace or the Casa de Campo, it has a pool, signature cocktails, DJ’s, afternoon and evening events and the immersive show ‘Ginkgo Jet Drunk’, with which you will get on board their private jet and live an immersive experience full of live music, dance, performance and a themed cocktail bar that will transport you to the most exotic countries without leaving the center. One of the terraces of Madrid that you can not miss!
Where? In Plaza de España 3, Planta 12, Madrid.

Le Tavernier at INNSiDE by Meliá Madrid Gran Vía

Between Puerta del Sol and Gran Vía hides another favorite terrace for many. Le Tavernier is located on the top floor of the INNSiDE by Meliá hotel and has one of the best viewpoints of the skyline of downtown Madrid. Its forte is also its original cocktails, such as the Gallegroni (with Nordés gin, Petroni vermouth and Campari) or one of its must-haves, the Skullthunder (with Thunderbitch, Lime, Lemon, Cointreau and Vanilla Syrup). As for the food menu, it offers Galician-inspired recipes with tapas, snacks and dishes to share, among which stand out the tetilla cheese croquettes, the Galician taco of Iberian pork rib or the Carballiño canutillos filled with vanilla cream and white chocolate. A meal with a view, you will want to repeat for sure!
Where? In Calle de Mesonero Romanos 13, 8ª Planta, Madrid.

El Jardín de Diana at Hyatt Centric Gran Vía

It is one of the most classic terraces in Madrid. Located on the tenth floor of the Hyatt Centric Gran Via Madrid, in the Plaza de Callao, its views of Gran Via to Plaza de España and its perfect decor will make you feel like you’re in a secret place, but in the heart of the capital. You have an extensive menu to enjoy in company, as well as a long list of cocktails (and mocktails), which are also served in large pitchers to be shared.
Where? In Gran Vía 31, Planta 10, Madrid.