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Bars with the best view

Find a place to relax, sip a cocktail and enjoy a stunning view with our guide to some of the best rooftop or lakeside set bars in the country.

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Eden au Lac's Sky Bar serves posh food and drink with a side of stunning views

What better way to absorb the sights and sounds of a Swiss city than from one of the many bar venues with great views. Do you agree with our choices? Use the comments box below and let us know.

Seebad Enge • Zurich


Divided into a mixed and a women only swimming area during the day, it turns into a bar and concert venue after 7pm. Watch out for some of the city's finest acoustic concerts during the summer months.

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Frauenbadi • Zurich

During the day it’s women only in this Badi right next to Zurich’s town hall, but in the evening the location turns into the 'Barfussbar' with weekly concerts and cultural events. Be careful not to fall into the pool when dancing the night away under the stars.

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Fischstube • Zurich

The perfect place for drinks after work or lounging around on a sunny Saturday afternoon on sofas set on a wooden decked terrace which sits right out on the waters edge. 

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Sky Terrace • Bern

The Sky Terrace bar perches atop the Schweizerhof Bern with delightful 360-degree views over the city’s Unesco World Heritage old town. 

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Restaurant Seerose • Zurich

Seerose is Zurich’s answer to Saint Tropez. Suspended above Lake Zurich, its wooden terrace complete with pristine white lounge furniture mimics the deck of a luxurious yacht. 

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El Mojito • Lugano

El Mojito Tropical Lounge is a throbbing summertime cocktail bar-cum-beach shack on a lakeside jetty. Admire the view or the beautiful people, or both.

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Friends Café • Lausanne

It may be a hotel however its trendy lounge bar isn’t just for the clientele, but has created a reputation as a popular night spot in its own right. 

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