Naked in the Sky
285 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, 3065
Located above Fitzroy's popular bar Naked for Satan lies Naked in the Sky, a rooftop restaurant with some of the best views of the entire city.
The menu features a selection of share plates, from tapas like baked camembert and chickpea chips to larger items like pumpkin ravioli and wild mushroom risotto.
There’s also an extensive drinks menu featuring craft and imported beers, a mixture of wines and global rums, or have a try of their ‘gin experiences’ where you can choose from six variations of a gin & tonic, all with unique infusions and ingredients.
13/168 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, 3000
No list of Melbourne’s best rooftop restaurants is complete without Fable. Perched high on the 13th floor of Lonsdale Street's Greek Community Building, it is one of the highest rooftop restaurants in the city.
At Fable, enjoy views of Melbourne’s city skyline, Eureka Skydeck, Arts Centre and Bolte Bridge as you dine on Mediterranean-style share plates like calamari with ouzo mayonnaise, harissa chicken croquettes with Truffle aioli, and local haloumi with fig, lemon and thyme.
Round out the night out in the open skies with bespoke cocktails.
Level 3, 59 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
A Melbourne staple, one cannot visit the city without a visit to this rooftop time machine.
Styled like a 1950s patio with staff serving you in sporting outfits from the golden era, enjoy country-club inspired nibbles like croque monsier and a trio of macaroons before indulging in a shared charcuterie platter of artisanal cheeses and cured meats.
Pull up a pew on astroturf with a pitcher of Summer Negroni or white sangria before indulging in your very own rooftop garden party.
Honourable mentions: State of Grace, Morris Moor, Goldilocks, Palmz at Carlton Club, Loop Roof, Farmer's Daughters, Imperial Hotel, Her, Dom's Rooftop, Heroes, The Provincial, Full Moon Fever.