Rooftop terrace of the Valentino restaurant in Swiss Hotel Lviv offers most glorious views in Lviv and an excellent cocktail list. Despite not being in the Old Town itself, the location is historical and the building is as beautiful as anything on Rynok Square: old brick ceilings, large wooden tables, and a taste, artistic décor that will be sure to charm visitors. You surely need to book a table beforehand, as it gets busy quickly, but once you're up there, the vibe is charmingly relaxing.
Address: 20, Kniazia Romana Street
Dnister Panorama Bar
Panorama Bar is located in Dnister Hotel in a quiet residential area of Lviv. The venue itself might seem like nothing special: the drinks are pricey, and the music might not be for everyone, but the view includes all the major architectural attractions of Lviv from a rather flattering perspective. With a flickering candles and plush sofas, it's a very decent date night spot.
Address: 6, Mateika Street
This restaurant at St. Feder Hotel is a daytime port of calm: perfect if you want to take a break from Lviv sightseeing. You can come for lunch, order one of the daily specials, and then give in to the temptation of wine and let yourself unwind for a few hours until proceeding with your travel itinerary in the early evening.
Address: 3, Zvenyhorodska Street
House of Legends
Easily one of the most Instagram-ed fine dining spots in Lviv, House of Legends is known for unique exterior: the building located in the downtown instantly catches the eye. The reason behind is a statue of a dragon and various decor elements that are placed all over the 7 floors of the building. The open-air terrace has a real-size model of a car and offers a spectacular view especially nice in the evening.
Address: 48, Staroievreiska Street
Leopolis Hotel’s deluxe roof terrace is usually off-limits to the common people. The hype is sustained by swanky signature cocktails and a 360-degree view of Lviv’s skyline. This is where the local bohemia comes for a post-work sundowner in the warm months of the year. Twin terraces attached to the Leopolis Hotel restaurant offer brilliant views of Lviv city rooftops. There's plenty of standing room, too, so you will likely be able to squeeze in: cocktails are pricey, but ingredients are top shelf.
Address: 16, Teatralna Street
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