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Deconfinement was announced and Parisians ran to take advantage of the sun, rushing up to the rooftops. The capital is full of magical places where you can have a drink while enjoying a different perspective.

We have unearthed for you the best places to sit outside while sipping a cocktail and admiring a breathtaking view of the most beautiful monuments of Paris.

Acumen Magazine offers you an overview of the best rooftops to enjoy the charm of the city of lights.


A stone’s throw from the Georges-Pompidou Center, you’ll fall in love with the well-hidden address of Jean-Philippe Nikoghossian. The owner of La Perle café and Café Foufou has opened the doors of his splendid terrace, where you can contemplate the Parisian rooftops while tasting a Mediterranean-oriental menu created by chefs Christophe Rousseau and Loïc Clee.

You will discover the flavors of grilled seabream, homemade couscous, Angus prime rib in Sichuan sauce and almond pieces, not forgetting the grilled lamb and veggie versions, also cocktails and wines with unparalleled aromas.

Open 7/7 every night of the week, and all day on weekends

93, rue Vieille-du-Temple, 75003 Paris
01 43 56 50 50


Le perchoir BHV MARAIS

LE PERCHOIR, the timeless rooftop of BHV Marais

The BHV Marais Perch in Paris has reopened its terrace, nestled on the 6th floor, so that you can enjoy the summer season and the breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower, the Seine and the City Hall. A bar which overlooks the Marais district.

This breathtaking terrace, with a new woody and warm décor, recalls the emblematic city of Marseille. You will have the opportunity to drink savant beverages and taste rich flavors inspired by Mediterranean cuisine: Datterini tomatoes, buratta, tarama with sea urchin coral, not forgetting the plates of Corsican charcuterie from Montalet: figatellu, lonzu and coppa

Open every day from 7.15 p.m. to 2.00 a.m.

37, rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris


Georges Pompidou

The Georges Restaurant

Located at the top of the Georges-Pompidou National Center for Art and Culture, the Georges Restaurant offers a breathtaking view of the Marais, its bell towers and its domes. An idyllic setting to enjoy the sunset and the lights of Paris after an exhibition at the Pompidou Center, for a lunch, a romantic dinner or a drink with friends. An experience that remains unique in a remarkable place where modern French, Asian and international cuisine is served, concocted by Beaumarly, who reinvents the art of aesthetics, gastronomy and design in different places each season.

You will taste an anthology of dishes: supreme of roasted poultry, giant fries of Matignon, salmon marinated in Tosazu sauce or a grilled chateaubriand with béarnaise sauce. All the recipes are prepared from raw products carefully selected to the delight of gourmets.

Open from noon to 2.00 a.m.
Continuous service until midnight. Closed every Tuesday

6th floor of the Center Georges-Pompidou
Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris
01 44 78 47 99


Hôtel National des Arts et Métiers

National Hotel of Arts and Crafts, a breathtaking 360° view

Comfortably seated on the terrace of the National Hotel of Arts and Crafts, the National on the Top offers a breathtaking view over the rooftops of Paris. A hot spot on the outskirts of Montorgueil and Haut-Marais, it welcomes only around thirty privileged guests, since you must book to access it. You will sample tasty house cocktails, such as: the Nespresso Martini, cold brewed coffee with jasmine, vodka and elderflower; the Mexican Mule, a tasty blend of Mezcal Koch, ginger beer and lime; and the inimitable Spritz Aperol of Venice, comprising Prosecco, soda and orange peel, and so many others to discover on the enticing menu.

National on the Top will certainly be the most coveted place during the summer season.

Open from 6.00 p.m. to midnight on weekdays
Weekends from 3.00 p.m. to midnight

243, rue Saint-Martin, 75003 Paris
01 80 97 22 80