L.A.’s sky-high scene is only getting better!
Taking in sweeping views of the city as the sun takes its final bow with a beautifully crafted cocktail in hand is a pastime that never gets old. In fact, there’s ever-changing energy and a constant influx of newcomers, breathing new life into the rooftop scene that makes it more dynamic every month. Here are our 7 spots you don’t want to miss right now.
1. Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel
The historic Broadway Corridor has been beautifully reimagined by acclaimed designer Kelly Wearstler as Proper Hotel’s latest location. The space showcases a beautiful blend of vintage charm and modern influences and you can marvel at the luxe detailing from one of the lounges or the rooftop with a pool and panoramic views of the city. It also boasts two restaurants with James Beard Foundation Award-winners chef Suzanne Goin and restaurateur Caroline Styne bringing their culinary magic to the scene.
Location: 1100 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015
- Credit: Merois (Pendry West Hollywood)
Chef Wolfgang Puck has gifted L.A. with two incredible new restaurants, exciting new restaurants, Merois and Ospero. Merois, located on the rooftop of Pendry West Hollywood, combines the striking views of the city (which can be enjoyed through floor-to-ceiling windows with a menu that weaves Japanese, Southeast Asian flavors with French-California cuisine. There’s also a gorgeous pool you need to check out.
Location: 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
3. LA Cha Cha Chá
LA Cha Cha Chá is bringing a distinctly Mexican flavor to an Arts District rooftop from March 19. Being the sister location of the popular Terraza Cha Cha Cha in Mexico City’s Colona Tabacalera neighborhood, it will combine traditional dishes with Mexico City-born, LA-raised chef Alejandro Guzman’s signature touch. Design-wise, you’ll find sleek timbers, eclectic tiles in turquoise with a substantial amount of foliage (about 150 plants) enclosing the space, all accented with fairy lights for ambiance.
Location: 820 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
4. The Roof at Edition
Edition hotels have mastered the art of creating exclusive oases while making you feel as though you’re still fully immersed in the city. You can sip on cocktails on one of the loungers under a lush canopy of foliage or get cozy at one of the intimate, candlelit tables perched on the patio along the side. of the rooftop. Enjoy tequila cocktails and tostadas with 360-degree views of the sun setting over the city.
5. Sant’olina at The Beverly Hilton
6. Bar Bohemian at Citizen Public Market
7. Bar Lis at the Thomspon Hotel
- Credit: Michael Mundy via Thompson Hotels
Paring the breezy sophistication of Côte d’Azur with arresting views of the Hollywood hilltops, this new rooftop spot is a postcard for the laidback 60s glamour. Sip on elegant cocktails or a flute of champagne and indulge in a beautiful selection of canapés with a traditional bistro fare and infused with the seaside soul of the French coast from chef Lincoln Carson.
Location: 1541 Wilcox Ave, Los Angeles, 90028