Want to hang out with your friends and family? Worried about the pandemic? Well, we’ve got your back. Here are 12 rooftop cafes and bars in Jaipur that promise a safer and sun-kissed experience. By Karan Kaushik
12 Best Rooftop Cafes in Jaipur must be on every foodie’s wish list
The first name that pops up in one’s mind when the talk comes around rooftop cafes in Jaipur, is House of People. Located in the upmarket locality of Bais Godam, the popular cafe is a reflection of Jaipur’s nightlife. They have a resident DJ, who will keep you entertained with some nice and groovy music. They also invite music bands and artists for live music performances. Their Mediterranean Mezze Platter is a delight for every foodie. Their salads and oriental offerings are good too.
Address: Bais Godam, A1, Sahakar Marg, Lalkothi, Jaipur
Contact: 0141 331 9415
Party lovers can expect a gala time at Jaipur Adda, known for its cool night parties. Located in the plush Bani Park area of Jaipur, the rooftop cafe is one the most happening places in the city. If visiting in the daytime, expect a nice adda session and chit-chat with your friends over cutting chai, hand-beaten desi coffee, south Indian filter coffee, healthy mélange of juices, and small eats. Post sunsets, the cafe turns into a party place and opens its bars. The liquor menu has everything from white spirits to whiskeys and wines.
Address: Khasa Kothi Chauraha, Villa, 4-D, Station Rd, Bani Park, Jaipur
Contact: +91 80039 93681
Another favourite hang-out place for Jaipurites, this upscale rooftop bar by a swimming pool serves extensive Indian fare and quality liquor. Located on the rooftop of Radisson Blu Hotel, Colorbar boasts an elegant ambience coupled with spectacular views of the city. The bar is also synonymous with great food. Its Miami-inspired setting, comfy seating, and groovy music make it a top choice for fun night-outs with your loved ones.
Address: Radisson Blu, Tonk Road, Jaipur
Contact: +91 90010 99709
Perhaps one of the most grammable places in Jaipur, this bright and colourful cafe in Devraj Niwas will remind you of that holiday you took in Greece. Adorned with pretty bougainvillaeas, the cafe has an unparalleled charm. But it’s not just about the aesthetics. Their food is pretty amazing too. Especially, their collection of alcoholic Buntas. In fact, they were the first to introduce alcoholic Buntas to Jaipur walas.
Address: Devraj Niwas, Bani Park, Jaipur
Contact: 0141 220 0550, +91 90012 77333
Located on Tonk Road, this spacious restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. On offer here is an extensive collection of wines and beers. The outdoor space is decorated with foliage and fairy lights and offers a laid-back and quaint ambience. The multicuisine cafe is famous for its Cottage Cheese Burgers, Green Thai Curry Risotto, Cheese Cigar Rolls, and Lebanese Shish Touk.
Address: Krishna Enclave, 5th Floor, Trimurti, Tonk Rd, Bapu Nagar, Jaipur
Contact: +91 98185 73132
Perhaps the most-flocked rooftop establishment in town, Tapri Central promises an experience like no other cafe in Jaipur. The peaceful vibes of the cafe will leave you refreshed. The cafe serves its own interesting versions of simple Indian snacks. From the rooftop, you can see Central Park and the massive National Flag that it houses. Tea lovers could spend an entire day at the cafe and they’ll still have a new variety of tea to bless their tastebuds with. Sauteed Mushrooms, Khakhra Pizza, Hibiscus Tea, Bun Muska, Cheese Corn Shots are some of their popular offerings.
Address: Rooftop B4-E, Prithviraj Marg, Opposite Central Park Gate, C Scheme, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur
Contact: 0141 4011713
A rooftop tavern of Hotel Clarks Amer, ta Blu, is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cafes in Jaipur. Its classic Mediterranean furnishings offer a classy experience. The cafe also houses an art gallery. The popular Patrika Gate, a favourite among Instagrammers who come to Jaipur, is located at a kissing distance from the cafe. So is the World Trade Park. Some of the best offerings on their menu include evergreen starters like Chilli Paneer, Chilli Potatoes, and Hakka Noodles. Their Iced Lemon Tea and cocktails are pretty refreshing too.
Address: Hotel Clarks Amer, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur
Contact: +91 93520 61589
One of the most gorgeous cafes in the city, this cafe will leave all you plant mommies and plant daddies in a state of childlike excitement. As the name suggests, the rooftop cafe is adorned with a variety of beautiful plants. The red-bricked walls of the cafe lend it a colonial feel. The cafe also features some absolutely Instagram-worthy corners, where you can have a nice photo sesh with your buds. The cafe is perfect for small groups of two to three people. It’s great for couples looking forward to a romantic date too. Stand out attraction on their menu are their desserts.
Address: C-29, Pankaj Singhvi Marg, Satya Vihar, Indra Puri, Vidhayak Nagar, Lalkothi, Jaipur
Contact: +91 99289 04303
No other rooftop restaurant in the pink city offers an experience as soulful as Asilah. Nestled in the verdant Aravalli hills on Agra Road, the cafe offers stunning views. It’s perfect for families who have guests over from other cities, wanting to have a taste of Jaipur. Must-try dishes here include Dhaba Dal, Cheese Corn Balls, Spring Rolls, and Sizzlers. Their range of pasta and pizzas is also quite good.
Address: Tunnel, 4th Floor, Chandra Mahal Garden, Agra Road Just Crossing, Jaipur
Contact: +91 83060 90639
One of the newest cafes in town, Lux Rooftop Lounge and Café promises a delightful time. The café is located in the heart of the city and will lure you with its beautiful ambience. From pizzas and pasta to north Indian and tandoori preparations, the food here is yum. You must try their Mushroom Stuffing and Ravioli. Cocktails and juices should also be tried.
Address: Plot No. D51, Subhash Marg, Near Ahinsa Circle, Jaipur
Contact: +91 73572 65930
If you are hanging around the World Trade Park and wish to take a quick snacking break, head out to Nib’s cafe, right across the road. Tastefully designed, the cafe offers a nice view of the World Trade Park. It’s best to be here during sunsets. Popular dishes on their menu are Sev Puri, Hummus, White Pasta, and Cappuccino. Do try their desserts and chocolates too. The cafe is a perfect place to spend some quality time with your special someone after a hard day’s work.
Address: S-6, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, opposite WTP Mall, Adinath Nagar, Jaipur
Contact: 0141 4045365
An old favourite of Jaipurites, Blackout is an upscale nightclub, which offers some great city views. Highlights of this place include the open-air rooftop restaurant and dance music by guest DJs. The nightclub is known for its signature cocktails and shots. The restaurant serves a wide range of cuisines. Must-try delicacies include Lakhnawi Kebab, Saffron Paneer Tikka, Chicken Malai Tikka, and Club Sandwich. Their beers are also exciting. Go there for a nice weekend party with your mains.
Address: Hotel Golden Oak, 8th & 9th Floor, Landmark Building, Ashok Marg, D38A, C Scheme, Jaipur
Contact: +91 99281 16900