The Best Rooftop Bars on the Lower East Side

Which rooftop bar on the Lower East Side is the best?

Are you looking for the best rooftop bars on the Lower East Side in New York? Then check out my best list here! Here you can find rooftop bars and terraces in the Lower East Side (LES), from which you have a great view of the city and can wonderfully end your day.

To help you quickly and easily see which spot is near you, find all the Lower East Side rooftops on an interactive map.

By the way: you’ll find many more New York City spots in our Loving New York travel guides!

The best rooftops on the Lower East Side

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    cloudM New York Bowery

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    For me, the cloudM Rooftop Bar is one of the most beautiful rooftop bars not only in the Lower East Side, but in all of New York. It is located on the roof of the citizenM New York Bowery Hotel and offers everything that makes a good rooftop bar: a great view, beautiful design and relaxed atmosphere.

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    Mr. Purple

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    Mr. Purple is a rooftop bar in the Lower East Side, located on the roof of the Hotel Indigo. The view of the city from here is magnificent – and it is one of the most relaxed rooftops in the whole city!

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    The Delancey

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    The Delancey, situated in Lower East Side, has been a nightlife staple since its May 2004 debut. As a three-level club, it continually redefines the nightlife experience, offering vibrant music, inviting bars, and an all-weather rooftop garden that provides glimpses of the Manhattan skyline near the Williamsburg Bridge. The Delancey embodies authentic New York nightlife, with each floor offering a unique atmosphere reflecting the city’s dynamic pulse. The Main Floor caters to dance enthusiasts, the Rooftop Garden offers a serene escape, and the Downstairs Venue nurtures live music aficionados.

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    The DL (Delancey & Ludlow)

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    Rooftopbar The DL is a wonderful destination at any time of the year: if the weather is not so good, there is a lounge with windows down to the floor, so you can enjoy the view of the Lower East Side skyline. It’s just the roof of the third floor, but it feels much higher.

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    The Highlight Room

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    The Highlight Room is a glamorous rooftop bar on the 16th floor of the Moxy Hotel on the Lower East Side. Both the outdoor terrace and the interior, surrounded on all sides by windows, are adorned by the branches of a majestic tree. The ambiance of this bar is reminiscent of a 19th century pleasure garden.

    All year round you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the city while having a cocktail. For the little hunger in between, there is also a selection of delicious snacks. So the Highlight Room is suitable for any occasion.

The best rooftops on the Lower East Side on the map

A map with all bars on the Upper East Side can be found here – just click on “FULL MAP” if you want to see more. You can click on each restaurant on the map to find out everything you need to know.

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I'm a true New York fan! Not only have I visited the city over 25 times but also have I spent several months here at a time. On my blog I show you the best and most beautiful spots of the city, so that you have a really good time! You can also find lots of insider tips in our New York travel guide. Also check out my hotel finder for New York!

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