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Lyon’s rooftops

What could be more pleasant than enjoying a cocktail with friends on a rooftop?

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Last updated date : 30/01/2023

Whether it's with friends, en famille or as a couple, a rooftop can make you feel like you're on top of the world! Here’s our pick of Lyon's five best rooftops. 

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Les Muses de l’Opéra: a glass on the rooftop of one of Lyon’s iconic monuments

How would you like to ascend to the roof of one of Lyon’s most well-known buildings? Now you can, with this superb rooftop on the 7th floor of the Lyon Opera House. This magnificent panoramic bar offers a unique view over Lyon, Fourvière Hill and the Hôtel de Ville (City Hall). Perfect for afterwork drinks, Les Muses de l'Opéra is open from Wednesday to Friday from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Further information on Les Muses de l'Opéra.

Le Mob Hôtel: a rooftop with a view over the River Saône

On the banks of the Saône, the Mob Hôtel has a very pleasant rooftop that opens every day at 4 pm. The idea is simple: order your drink at the hotel bar and head up to the rooftop to enjoy the quiet, laid-back vibe. The atmosphere gets lively from time to time with the many rooftop parties held here. On the programme: pop-up bar, DJ and various entertainment.

Further information on Mob Hôtel Lyon.

Le Sucre: Lyon’s liveliest rooftop

Indisputably one of Lyon’s most sought-after addresses, the rooftop of Le Sucre offers an almost 360° panoramic view. The highest point of the Confluence district, Le Sucre is a venue for various club events and its mojitos are among the finest to be found in Lyon!

Further information on Le Sucre.

La Maison Nô: a rooftop that looks out over Lyon

In the heart of the Presqu’île district, the rooftop of La Maison Nô boasts a stunning panoramic view over the city of Lyon. From Fourvière Basilica to the high-rises of the Part-Dieu district, the Opera House’s red-lit dome and the bell towers of the Hôtel de Ville (City Hall), you will find no other view quite like this in Lyon. On the menu are numerous cocktails, as well as straightforward and generous contemporary food. 

Further information on Maison Nô.

Maison Nô

Le Mama Shelter, the new rooftop of Lyon

This new spot is likely to be your summer headquarters. Accessible every day from 5:00 pm to midnight on the roof of the Mama Shelter, enjoy a moment of chill with friends or in love around an aperitif offer. And if you want to continue with dinner, you just have to go to the restaurant or the terrace! Make the most of it, the Rooftop is open as long as it is warm and sunny!

Further information on le Mama Shelter.