Founded in 2012 and located in Saigon Backpacker Area, The View Rooftop Bar attracts a large number of travelers and locals to enjoy the nice view of Ho Chi Minh City, exotic foods and drinks in a splendid, romantic and cozy atmosphere. Not similar to other bars and clubs which are crowded and noisy, The View Rooftop Bar is a great place to not only chill out, immerse in the music but also relax and chat leisurely with your partners. This rooftop bar is also listed as one of the best places to see fireworks in Saigon.
195 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. CLICK HERE to see the location of Hao Si Phuong Alley on Google Maps. The bar is located on the 9th floor of Duc Vuong Hotel’s building in the heart of the Saigon Backpacker Area and is one of the best places to sip some drinks while enjoying the nice view of the city from the famous Bui Vien Street.
Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 1:00 AM (on the next day)
Tel: +84936 363 505
Tripadvisor: The View Rooftop Bar
Beautiful The View Rooftop Bar – lanterns are everywhere
Entering The View Rooftop Bar, customers will be lost in the unique world of lanterns. The romantic trees of fabric heart-shaped lanterns in red color win the hearts of all guests. Strings of heart-shaped lanterns are also hung around the staircase covered with artificial grass and illuminated by led light strings at night. The staircase with lotus lanterns leads customers to the spacious rooftop. Besides romantic red heart lanterns, the bar is decorated with countless traditional Hoi An fabric and bamboo lanterns in different shapes and sizes. A bar without modern night club lights and crazy music but with splendid lanterns.
Located in a District 1 which is filled with thousands of concrete buildings, the View Rooftop Bar has lots of green spaces. Trees, plants and flowers are around customers whether where they sit. The smell of Laurus nobilis (nguyệt quế), Frangipani (sứ), jasmine, daisy, orchid, lotus flowers spread in the air. During the day, the rooftop is still cool thanks to a large number of trees, plants and vines. Epipremnum aureum (trầu bà), Barringtonia acutangula (lộc vừng), Platycladus (trắc bách) are abundant on the rooftop.
Nice views of the city from The View Rooftop Bar
One of the highlights of the bar is the amazing views of Saigon from the top of a 9-story building in the center of the city. The most stunning views include Bitexco – the second highest skyscrapers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vincom Central Landmark 81 – the tallest skyscrapers in Vietnam and the second tallest building in Southeast Asia, Times Squares – one of the tallest buildings, with a helipad in Saigon. Customers can also see lots of luxurious buildings including Pullman Hotel.
The View Rooftop Bar offers about 200 drinks including teas, coffee, alcoholic drinks (caned, bottled, craft beers, cocktails, wines), mocktails, ice blended, juices, smoothies, soft drinks, mineral water. The bar is desinged modernly, with marble, wood, conical hat shaped ceiling lights. The View Signatures including Hot Lip, Hey Hey, Sex On The Beach, Pina Colada, Espresso Martini and Vietnam Journeys such as Hanoi Vintage, Hoi An Boutique, Tay Nguyen Highlands, Saigon By Night, Can Tho Rivers are signature drinks at this bar. Craft beers and smoothies from fresh fruits are worth trying.
The View Rooftop serves about one hundred foods including starters, main courses, desserts, seafood combos, Western foods. They offer Vietnamese, Thai, Western dishes. The most popular foods include The View mango salad with grilled shrimp, The View fried spring rolls, Saigon fresh spring rolls. There are lots of seafood dishes such as Grilled oysters with cheese sauce, Grilled green mussels with green onions, tuna salad. A bowl of Pho with beef or a plate of Vegetarian Stir-fried vermicelli are good choices for customers who love to eat noodles. If customers are not familiar with Asian foods, French fries, burgers, vinegar salad, pasta, pizzas are available. Grilled beef on roof tile (Bò nướng ngói)