5 ROOFTOPS FOR A DRINK UNDER THE SAIGON STARS
Whether you’re living here, or just passing through – you should check out a rooftop bar. They give you an aerial view of Saigon; in the day where you can take a break from the busy streets and witness them from afar instead or at night, when the bright lights and pumping music begin. Here are some great rooftops to explore, a chilled atmosphere is guaranteed!
What to expect: Sophisticated Sipping
Established in 2010 and translated to ‘surrounded by light’ in ancient Indian, Shri is a peaceful and relaxing rooftop restaurant and the perfect first entry on our list. The international food on offer here is suited every type of customer. You can choose from 6 drinks to accompany your meal, each one hand crafted by the talented bar staff eager to help, we’re partial to a Dong Khoi but take your pick from the Sip list.
P.S one of them the drinks on offer is a mocktail – for those non-alcoholic friends!
What to expect: Stylish Sipping
Mad Cow Wine and Grill is the perfect rooftop for meat lovers, they specialise in steak – and lots of it. You’ll be welcomed here by Maddie and the Gang, your newest Mad Cow friends!
Wine goes hand in hand with steak, which is why Sip offers you red, white or rose to enjoy with dinner, as well as cocktails and soft drinks. This venue offers a beautiful view from the Bitexo tower, one not too miss!
What to expect: Beer Sipping
The Winking Seal caters to those beer aficionados out there! Laid out over 3 floors, with a rooftop for good measure, Winking Seal breathes life into downtown. The nice and welcoming venue is a great place to enjoy a drink in, they serve pretty tasty food as well! The rooftop boasts serene views of District 1. Winking Seal is a charming Sip Spot with 6 different drinks on offer (with a soft drink option for the designated driver)
Sweet Sip Fact: Winking Seal was named after owner Mark Nerney’s childhood teddy! If you see him, tell him hello from Sip!
What to expect: Chill-out Sipping
Oasis is a charming rooftop to visit, with friendly staff and good drinks. The astounding view of District 5 can be viewed from the comfort of the low-rise sofas and pillows; this venue is the epitome of cool! As well as an evening under the night sky with a drink or two, Oasis host the Moonlight Cinema – running every Tuesday and Thursday with free entry and free popcorn! The films are a secret every week, redeem your drink at the bar (there are four delicious drinks to pick from, including homemade ginger beer!
What to expect: Starlit Sipping
Authentic Thai food and drinks atop a beautiful rooftop, overlooking Saigon. Sounds good, right? Based on the bright and bustling markets in Bangkok, brightly coloured furniture and street carts decorate the open space and Thai Street welcomes you with open arms into its little slice of Thailand – food and drinks are freshly prepared daily so take Sip with you and enjoy a night under the stars.