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Lake Pichola Hotel, Lake Pichola, Outside Chandpole, Udaipur 313001. +91 294 243 1197. The Chandni restaurant, Lake Pichola Hotel: a unique rooftop restaurant overlooking the lake and the city of Udaipur. Al fresco dining. Has the most amazing view of Lake Pichola with the Lake Pichola Hotel sitting right in the middle, reflecting the calm waters off its whitewashed walls. The Maharana restaurant and Asha bar also have wonderful lake views. Stunning. Email
Lake Pichola Hotel
Bhairo Restaurant, Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur 313001. Nestled in the rooftop, this open air restaurant offers a scintillating view of the beautifully lit Palace of the King of Mewar and the sparkling waters of Lake Pichola. 7pm—10pm. (Depending on the weather condition of the day) Bhairo is open till 15th April 2011.
Ambrai Restaurant, Hotel Amet Haveli, Hanuman Ghat, Udaipur 313001. +91 294 243 1085. Great lake, great restaurant. Sit watching the sun set on the lake palace. A stunning night time view of the hotel in the centre of the lake and with panoramic views of Jagdish Temple, Gangaur Ghat, City Palace, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir and Sajjangarh Fort. 12.30pm-3pm. 7.30pm-10.30pm.
Nayee Haveli, 55 Gangaur Ghat, Udaipur 313001. +91 982 951 1573. +91 982 96 43197. email
Mayur Roof Top Restaurant, Hotel Baba Palace, 155 Jagdish Chowk, Old City, Udaipur 313001. +91 294 242 7126. Rooftop Cafe opposite Jagdish Temple. Mayur Rooftop Restaurant is the highest rooftop in the centre of the city from where you can see the amazing view of the City surrounded by the aravali range and the City Palace and Jagdish temple. Go up further to get the view from the watch tower. The view of the fully lit Udaipur palace is just amazing.
Lake Ghat Guesthouse, 4 / 13 Lal Ghat, Udaipur 313001. Behind Jagdish temple. Rooftop restaurant for breakfast. Soak in the incredible view of the lake and city. Udaipur sunset palaces.
Jarokha Restaurant, Jagat Niwas Palace, 24-5 Lai Ghat, Udaipur 313001. +91 294 242 0133. Fabulous lake views.
Sunset View Terrace
Sunset Terrace Restaurant, Fateh Prakash Palace, Bansi Ghat, Lake Picola, Udaipur 313001. +91 294 252 8016. Superb lake palace views. Sunset View Terrace serves luncheon and light refreshments throughout the day. 7am-10.30pm.
Gokul, Minerva Hotel, Rooftop. Good views.
Bagore-ki-Haveli, Gangar Ghat, +91 294 309 0686. Fantastic lakeside setting.
Udai Kothi, Has a beautiful rooftop restaurant with tables around the edge of a pool. It also has a great view of the Lake Palace.
Hotel Natural, 55 Rang Sagar, Udaipur 313001, Rajasthan, India. +91 294 241 2081. Has a good rooftop vegetarian restaurant serving Indian, Mexican, Tibetan and Chinese food. It has a great lake view. email
Jheel Rooftop view
The Jheel Guest House Rooftop Restaurant, 52/56, Near Jethion Ka Akhada, Gangaur Ghat, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001. Fine dining at Jheel. A beautiful setting overhanging the lake.
Poonam Haveli Hotel View
Poonam Haveli Hotel, 39 Lal Ghat, Udaipur 313001. +91 294 241 0303. The hotel is located on the east bank of Lake Pichola and offers some of the most breathtaking views of the languorous lake. Rooftop restaurant. email
Sheesh Mahal, Leela Kempinski Udaipur, Lake Pichola, Udaipur 313001. +91 29 4670 1234. email
Evergreen Guest House, 33 Lai Ghat, Udaipur 313001, Rajasthan. +91 294 242 1585. Lake. Rooftop Restaurant.
Panorama Guest House
Sunrise Rooftop Restaurant, 18 Gangaur Ghat Rd, Udaipur 313001.
Dream Heaven Guest House, Hanuman Ghat, O/side Chandpole, Udaipur 313001. +91 294 243 1038. Roof-top restaurant.
Jaiwana Haveli Roof Top Restaurant, 14 Lalghat, Jaiwana Haveli, Udaipur 3131001. +91 294 241 1103.
Picholi Bar, Jagmandir Island Palace, Udaipur 313001. Commanding view of the City Palace Complex and Lake Pichola. 10am to 10.30pm.
Karohi Haveli, Udaipur 313001. Two restaurants and a bar. One is a roof top restaurant with 360 degree view of the city.
Bellevue Rooftop Restaurant, Hotel The Tiger, 33 Gangour ghat, Near Bagor ki Haveli, Jagdish Mandir Area, Udaipur, 313001 Rajasthan. Breathtaking lake view. Happy Hour sunset drink.
Wonder View, 6 Panchdevri Marg, Hanuman Ghat, Udaipur 313001. Outside Chandpole.
Pushp Villa (formerly Hotel Deedar-e-Taj), VIP Road to Taj Mahal, Fatehabad Road, Agra. +91 562 233 4301. The revolving rooftop restaurant has a good view of the Taj Mahal. email
Hotel Kamal, South Gate of Taj Mahal, Tajganj Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001. +91 562 233 0126. Magnificent rooftop terrace views. email
Saniya Palace, Ajmer Road, Agra. +91 562 327 0199. There is an amazing view of the Taj Mahal from the roof top restaurant. email
Amar Vilas Bar, The Oberoi Hotel, Taj East Gate Road, Agra 282001. +91 562 223 1515. The bar has a terrace with a breathtaking view of the Taj Mahal. Tea Lounge also has good Taj view.
Mughal Room, Clarks Shiraz Hotel, 54 Taj Rd, Agra. +91 562 222 6121-27. Good rooftop restaurant with live music and ok view of the Taj 2ks away and the Agra Fort. email
Hotel Taj Khema, Great roof Taj view.
Amar Vilas Bar, Terrace Taj view.
Shanti Lodge in Agra, +91 562 33 0900. Rooftop cafe with a great view of the Taj. Superb. Internet cafe also. email
Lucky's Restaurant. Rooftop with an unobstructed view of the magnificent Taj Mahal imposing itself on the horizon.
Hotel Sheela Inn, rooftop restaurant. View of Taj from the rooftop.
The Safari Hotel (360-013), Shamsabad Rd, Shaheed Nagar, Good roof Taj view.
Neelkanth Patang, Patang (Kite) Hotel, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009. +91 79 2657 7709. Revolving. Great view of Sabarmati river & Ahmedabad city line.
Seva Cafe, 4th Floor, Shopper's Plaza, Opp Municipal Market, C.G. Road Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 380009. +91 79 3295 4140. A rooftop eatery serves up vegetarian. Diners asked to leave whatever they think their meal is worth. 7pm till 10pm daily until 60 guests are served. Closed Mondays. photo
Nick's Italian Kitchen, Kungas Guesthouse. This panoramic views restaurant floats at the centre of the 150-acre water body. Darhasalam Dharamsala.
Ebony Restaurant, 13th floor, Ebony Hotel Barton Centre, 84 MG Road, Bangalore. +91 80 558 9333. The main reason to go here is the view. The restaurant has a balcony on which you can dine and have a view over the city. To sit outside make sure you have a reservation.
Paoarazzi Restaurant, 47/1, Manipal Centre, The Central Park, Dickenson Road, Bangalore. +91 2558 4242. +91 2559 6488. Lovely view of city.
Zero G, 10th floor, Prestige Towers, Residency Road, Bangalore. +91 4112 5528. +91 4123 6674. Trendy and posh. Multi-Cuisine. Daily 11.30am - 11.30pm.
Cafe Masala, 60, 5th Floor, Eva Mall, Brigade Road, Bangalore +91 4111 8433. +91 4111 8477. +91 4111 8466.
Tiffany's, Devatha Plaza, Residency Road, +91 2221 3130/0377. A great view.
Yangste, 6th floor, Hotel Shivalik View. Rooftop restaurant.
Whispers Bar, 6th floor, Hotel Shivalik View, Rooftop bar.
Carnival Heights Revolving Resturant, 186-187, Alsa Tower, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600010. +91 44 2642 9742. 12.30pm - 3.30pm. 7.30pm - 11.30pm.
Casa Piccola, 7, Kader Nawaz Khan Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai. Phone: 68230808, 64500500, 28330808
Burmabai, Express Avenue Food Court, Royapettah, Chennai
The Eaterie, No.729, Anna Salai, Anna Salai, Chennai Landmark: Near Raj Video Vision and UCO Bank Phone: 42644446
Hotel Ranjith also has a roof top restaurant,
Parikrama Revolving Restaurant, 24th floor, 22 Kasturbha Gandhi Marg, Antariksha Bhawan, New Delhi, 110001. +91 11 6626 6774. Daily 12.30pm - 11.30pm. Sun 9.30am - 6.30pm. Excellent views.
Terrace in the Sky, The Village Bistro Complex, 12 Haus Khaz Village, +91 2685 3857. Overlooking floodlit Siri remains.
Top of the Village, The Village Bistro Complex, Haus Khaz Village. Lovely views over ruins.
Thai Wok, Top Floor, Ambawatta Shopping Complex, Mehrauli, Delhi. +91 2664 4289. Roof terrace overlooking the Quab Minar.
Le Belvedere, 20th floor, Le Meridien Hotel, Windsor Place, Janpath, New Delhi, India. +91 11 2371 0101. 12.30pm - 3pm. 7.30 - 1am. email
Henri's Bar, 20th floor, Le Meridien Hotel, Windsor Place, Janpath, New Delhi, India. +91 11 2371 0101. 11am - 12 Midnight. Beautiful city views. Cocktails & Snacks. email
Taipan, The Oberoi, Dr. Zakir Hussain Marg, New Delhi 110003. +91 11 2436 3030. Chinese rooftop restaurant. Gives a panoramic view of the city as a backdrop. email
The Grill, The Lalit, Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001. Offering Mediterranean cuisine on a dazzling rooftop location. 7pm - 12 Midnight
Chicago Revolving Restaurant, Chicago Plaza, Rajaji Road, Ernakulam, Kerala 680035. +91 484 236 8019. Stunning panoramic view of the city's stately river.
Star Bar and Restaurant, Panaji-Old Goa road, Sao Pedro, Old Goa, Goa +91 403 402. Near Mandovi River. A beautiful view and awesome food.
Mirabai's, Goan Village, Beach Street, Goa. +91 562 2177. Rooftop restaurant on the popular Baga stretch.
Oceanic. Enjoy your drinks here while taking in an aerial view of the city from this vantage point.
Mermaid Restaurant, Swimsea Beach Resort, Carazelem Beach, Nr St. Peters Chapel, Goa. +91 246 4481 83. Sit at this garden restaurant with palm trees around you, enjoy the sea view.
White House Restaurant & Bar, Near Nio Post Office, Goa. +91 245 3839. Sit atop the Dona Paula cliff and enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire Miramar beach.
Beach House at the Taj, Fort Aguada Beach Resort, Sinquerim, Goa. +91 564 5858. Stands along the Aguada Fort and offers a great view of its rocky ramparts overlooking the beach.
Sea Pebble, Dona Paula Jetty, Goa. +91 245 6554. Hear the waves crashing against the walls.
Caravela Restaurant, Holiday Village Dando, Candolim, Bardez, Goa 403515. +91 832 664 5555. Stunning. 8am-10.30pm. email
Curlie's Bar, Goa. On the rocks overlooking Anjuna Beach.
Hotel Manvin's, Goa. Has a Roof Top Garden Restaurant.
Fellini's Beachfront. Arambol, Goa. Affordable.
Fiesta, Baga. Titos Road. Goa. Above the beach. Great location.
Britto's Bar and Restaurant, Goa. X Spills onto Baga beach.
J & A Little Italy, Baga Goa. Opposite the river.
Bisque, Baga, Goa. +91 228 2364. Beside river.
Lila Cafe, Baga, Goa. +91 832 227 9843. Terrace Overlooking river / N bank of river. This seasonal shack is one of the most famous along the Baga stretch.
Calangute and Baga, Goa
Hotel Souza Iobo, Calangute, Goa. Facing the beach. +91 227 6463.
Cozy /Nook, Palolem Beach, Canacona, Goa. Next to the creek on the beach.
Dercy's, Agonda Beach, Canacona, Goa. On the beach.
Droopadi, Palolem Beach, Canacona, Goa. Right on the beach.
Mirabai's, Goan Village, Beach Street, Goa. +91 562 2177. Rooftop restaurant on the popular Baga stretch.
exquisitely located Pub & Restaurant, Goa. Just a minute away from the Candolim beach, provides an amazing ambiance for that great mid-day meal or for a romantic candle-lit dinner at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the Arabian Sea. www.teamagoa.com/ Goa
Amigo's, at Nerul Bridge, 3 K East of Candolim, Goa. +91 240 1123. Beneath the bridge.
Palms 'n Sands, on the Beach, Candolim, Goa. Great sea views.
Petes Shack, Escrivo Waddo, Goa. N end of Candolim beach. Great sea views.
Dona Alcina Resort, Opp Candolim Health Centre, Candolim Beach, Goa.
Cuckoo Zen Garden, Goa. N of C 1km off Chogm Road. Ask for rooftop.
Souza Lobo's, Calangute Beach, Goa. +91 832 228 1234. Beachfront patio.
Kentuckee, Colva Beach, Goa. Nice seafront.
Fiesta, 7/35 Saunta Vaddo, Goa. +91 832 227 9894. Perched on sand dunes.
Primrose Bar & Restaurant, Behind St. Anthonys Church, Vagator, Goa. +91 227 3210. Resto-bar on the picture postcard Vagator beach.
Vicky's, +91 241 694. Rooftop amazing.
Gopi Guest House, +91 241 695. A very nice rooftop restaurant, a great place for breakfast and an end of the day drink and read. Hampi is absolutely stunning.
The Waves, Hotel Malligi, 10-90 Jambunath Road. Rooftop restaurant.
The Rooftop Restaurant & Bar Palace Heights, 8th Floor, Triveni Complex, Abids, Hyderabad. +91 40 2475 4483. 11am to 11pm.
The Restaurant of Singh S Vegetarian, Near Gandhi Statue, M G Road, Hyderabad. +91 40 -2781 3920. Rooftop restaurant offers a fantastic view of the city.
Koyla, 6th floor, Sufi Chambers, Road No. 1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. +91 3298 8553. 11am to 11pm. Multi-Level Rooftop Restaurant.
The Baadshah Restaurant At Hyderabad R.T.C, Hyderabad. +91 40-6599 8989. Rooftop restaurant offers a fantastic view of the city.
Star Cafe (lake view café) Pragati Lagoons, Chilkur Balaji Temple Road Proddutur Village Shankarpally Mandal (R.R. Dist.) 501 203. +91 8417-22 4111 /12 /13 http://www.pragatiresorts.coml Resort.
Hotel Jaya International, Hanuman Tekdi, Koti, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. +91 40-24752929.
Pearl Palace Hotel, Hari Kishna Somani Marg, Hathroi Fort, Ajmer Road, Jaipur 302001. Beautiful rooftop terrace restaurant. The rooftop restaurant has wrought-iron sculptured chairs and an extraordinary peacock canopy. Enjoy views of the nearby Hathroi Fort, the Pink City in the distance, and the rugged hills that surround Jaipur.
Umaid Fort View, Umaid Mahal, 20 / B-2 Bihari Marg, Jai Singh Highway. Opp. Lane of K.P. Automotives, Bani Park, Jaipur 302016. 220 1952. +91 141 220 1954. 24 Hours. Reservations +91 931 450 3423.
Om Revolving Restaurant, 14th floor, Hotel Om Tower, Church Road, Mirza Ismail Road, Jaipur 302001, Rajasthan. +91 2366 6835. From a height of 200 feet you enjoy the panoramic view of the Pink City. Lunch till 3.30pm and dinner till 11.30pm. Vegetarian delicacies only. email
Ganesh, Nehru Bazaar, Jaipur, India +91 141 231 2380 9.30am - 11pm. Near New Gate, with a narrow, hidden stairway. In a fantastic location on the old city wall.
Jaipur Inn, B17 Shiv Marg, Bani Park, Jaipur. This is a guesthouse that has a rooftop restaurant that offers lovely views of Jaipur.
KB Cafe, KB Lodge. Fantastically peaceful. Stunning views from the rooftop cafe.
Yogis, With a wonderful rooftop restaurant with magnificent view of the fort and blue houses; great to watch the sun go down.
Hotel Shahi Palace, Shiv Street, Jaisalmer 345001. The rooftop restaurant has a great fort view.
Jaiselmer Desert Haveli Rooftop Restaurant, near Jain temples in the Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer 345001. +91 29 922 5 1555. A great view of both the fort and desert at sunset from the rooftop.
Hotel Jaisal Palace. Rooftop restaurant offers view of Golden Fort, City & Palace.
Sneh-Deep Guest House Restaurant, B-33, Sethi Colony, Near Transport Nagar, Jaipur 302004. +91 141 260 4570. Friendly and very helpful owners. Roof top restaurant where you can enjoy Indian curries and Continental cuisine. email
Jharokha Restaurant, Haveli Guest House. Opposite Toorji ka Jhalra (Step-Well), Makarana Mohalla. Rooftop restaurant. The best fort views in town.
Cafe Mehran Terrace, Meherang Fort. +91 254 9790. Eve only. Overlooks Old City.
Blue and Beyond, 9th floor, Hotel Lindsay, 8A & 8B Linton Street, Kolkata 700087. +91 33 2252 2237. -38. Rooftop.
Leh View Restaurant, Main Bazaar, Leh Ladakh. The absolute best 360 degree view. A Kashmiri-owned place with meaty Kashmiri curries.
Falaknuma, Hotel Clerk's Avadh, 5 MG Rd. Top floor. With a Real Nawabi ambiance, offering culinary delicacies from the magnificent Avadh era. Bird's-eye river view.
Megam Rooftop Restaurant, The Madurai Residency, 15 West Marret Street, Madurai, Tamilnadu 625001. +91 452 234 3140. email
Dome Terrace Sky Bar/Restaurant, 8th floor, InterContinental Hotel, 135 Marine Drive, Mumbai, 400020. +91 22 3987 9999. This glass domed circular bar atop the sleek hotel. Enjoy panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the lights of the Marine Drive.
The Pearl of the Orient Revolving Restaurant, 12th floor, Ambassador Hotel, Veer Nariman Road, Churchgate, Mumbai. +91 2204 1131. Astounding City and Back Bay views from the revolving restaurant. Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Korean. 12 Noon–2.45pm. 7.30pm–11.45pm.
The Sea Lounge, Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai 400 001. +91 6665 3366 Extn 3285. Overlooks the scenic Mumbai harbour and the Gateway of India. Semi Formal attire.
Aer, Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai, 114 Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai, India 400018. Daily 5.30pm to 1.30am.
Il Terazzo, Above Del Italia Restaurant, Juhu Tara Road, ext to Mocha Juhu, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai 400053. +91 22 2618 4040. +91 22 2618 4050. Sits on top of the Italian restaurant, Delitalia (it is actually an extension of it). The perfect place to lounge, watch the sunset and enjoy a drink after a long day at work. Opp. Juhu Chowpatty Beach atop a quaint old villa. Next to Mocha.
Juhu Hotel Restaurant, Juhu Hotel, Juhu Beach, Mumbai 400049. +91 22 6693 8230. +91 2618 4014. Open-air elegant restaurant overlooking the lawns with view to the Arabian Sea. email
Lotus Cafe, JW Marriott Hotel, Juhu Tara Rd, Juhu, Mumbai 400049. +91 22 6693 3277. Coffee House. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 24-hour coffee shop with a magnificent view of the lotus pond and overlooking the Arabian Sea.
Reflections, JW Marriott Hotel, Juhu Tara Rd, Juhu, Mumbai 400049. +91 22 6693 3771. Open for dinner. Scotch, cocktails lounge at lobby level overlooking the lotus pond and Arabian Sea. Mon to Sun 12 Noon to 12.45am. Open for dinner.
Salt Water Grill, H2O Water Complex, Next to Mafatlal Swimming Pool Chowpatty, Girgaum. Marine Drive, Mumbai, 400007. 98 202 89619. +91 22 2368 5485. Open air, beautiful beachside resto bar serves delicious and innovative cocktails that you can enjoy on the sand, on sofas or in hammocks. Next to Mafatlal Swimming,
Vista, Taj Land's End, Band Stand, Bandra (West), Mumbai 400050. +91 22 6668 1234. Sweeping views of the ocean make it one of the finest Sunday brunches in the city. Serves Indian delicacies and offers a stunning sea view. 24 hours!
Hotel Howard & Restaurant. Look around the town from a revolving restaurant situated at an altitude of more than 6000ft! You get a breathtaking view of the city.
Betwa Tarang, near Fort Bridge. Upstairs roof terrace. Picnic meals by the river.
Paradise, Main Road, opp SAhiv Sagar Lake, 98931 38049. Pleasing rooftop with lake views.
Raja Cafe, Good terrace views.
Siddhartha Hotel Rooftop Restaurant, Near the Western group temples, for great food and view.
Blue Sky restaurant. A rooftop dining area offering views over the Western group of temples, Excellent Indian cuisine.
Revolving Rooftop Restaurant, 18th floor, Biscoman Tower, Patna. Enjoy scenic views like the Ganga, the historic Golghar, Gandhi Maidan and many other historical sites in the city.
Chingaari Rooftop Restaurant, 9th floor, Le Meridien Hotel, Raja Bahadur Mill Road Terrace, Camp Cantonment, Pune Station, Pune. +91 20 2605 0505.
The Foodlink Court, 9th floor, ICC Trade Tower, Terrace B Wing Senpati Bapat Marg, Maharashtra, Pune. +91 20 6623 9999. Enjoy the evening breeze of a terrace on the ninth floor as you sip the perfect martini.
The Pink Floyd Café has an open air restaurant on the roof that offers an unparalleled view of this holy city.
Rainbow Rooftop Restaurant, Sadar Bazaar Rd. Lovely lake which gives an amazing over-the-top view of the Sarovar. Cozy atmosphere & great scenery. Near the Brahma Temple they serve Indian, Chinese, Mexican, Italian, and good falafels. It has a really good view of the lake. Awesome. Open daily 7am-11pm.
The Third Eye. Walk up to the third floor to eat there. It has a nice view.
OM Shiva Buffet Restaurant, VK Tourist Palace Hotel. The restaurant is on the rooftop of the guesthouse. Nice view.
Venus Restaurant, Venus Hotel, The rooftop is a great place to sit and watch what is happening in the bazaar below.
Roof Top Cafe, Atithi Guest House, Near Sr Boys Higher Secondary School, Pushkar 305022, India. Rooftop restaurant with great panoramic view. email
Kandeel Revolving Restaurant, Tex Palazzo Hotel, Ring Road, Surat, Gujarat. +91 261 661 6018.
The Restaurant, Wildflower Hall, Chharabra, Shimla 171012, Himachal Pradesh, India. +91 177 264 8585. The Restaurant has a large open-air terrace offering panoramic views over the mountains.
Shanti Guest House Varanasi Restaurant, 5th floor, CK 8/129 Garwasitola, Varanasi, India. The rooftop cafe offers money changing, internet access, and a view of the Burning Ghats.
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Pizzeria, Soona Mahal Mumbai, India 400 020, Mumbai. 2285 6115, 2282 0883 Open Daily 12 noon-12.30am. Sea view afar.