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8 Best Vancouver Rooftop Patios To Get Day Drunk At With Your BFF

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8 Best Vancouver Rooftop Patios To Get Day Drunk At With Your BFF

Finally summer has arrived in Vancouver! These past few days have been so beautiful, I just want to spend time outside! Probably my French side talking, but one thing that I enjoy during summer is going to bar and having a drink with my friends on an amazing patio. What's fantastic in Vancouver is I can do that being up in the air!

Rooftop patios are amazing to get a spectacular view of the city AND to meet very cool people. If you want to take advantage of the happy hours or just feel like day drinking with your BFF on top of the city, pick one of these best rooftop patios:

The Boathhouse Restaurant //1795 Beach Ave

Facing English Bay, this place has probably one of the best view of Vancouver! It will be like a dream when facing the breath-taking views of the mountains, ocean and city. Their happy hour is from 3 - 6pm offers beers for $5 and glass of wine for $6.

The Keg // 1011 Mainland St

This bar/restaurant in Yaletown will make you feel like you have traveled into another dimension. Fancy and chic, you'll have an incredible view while drinking one of their colourful cocktails. If you have hard time to choose, share two of your favourites with your BBF! I found the Mango Mojito perfect for summer!

Joey Broadway // 1424 W Broadway

Comfortable and modern atmosphere, the patio is the best place to take selfies with your bestie! The rays of sunlight will give you the perfect spotlight for photos and will give you an incredible glow. After a few hours spending there, you'll never want to go down.

Photo cred - @jennygirl8000

The Roof // 1032 Alberni St

One of Vancouver largest rooftop patio, this bar restaurant is unique will light your night with open pit table fireplaces surrounding the room. With its $5 feature beer, wine and cocktails, say hello to fancy drinks! Dress chic and become the the queens of Vancouver for a day!

Darby's // 2001 Macdonald St

With a selection of 24 beers on tap, enjoy a craft beer tasting during a summer evening ! In its cozy atmosphere, Darby's is the ideal place to meet new people. Have one of their share meals special meal with your catch of the night!

The Vancouver Club // 915W Hasting St

The most chic and private bar of Vancouver. To get in there, you'll need to either be member or know a member. Time to play with the networking that you build in university. Trust me, you do want to taste one of their fancy cocktails like Fleur de Lys.

The Lift // 333 Menchions Mews

What's great with this bar is that happy hours feature one particular drink! For cocktail lover, you can get your favourite drink at cheap price every Thursday. Take a look at their daily happy hours from 3 to 6pm to find out when you can get drunk on your fav' drink!

The Pier 7 //25 Wallace Mew,  North Van

Enjoy the incredible view of Vancouver downtown's skyscrapers. Along the water, complain about your single hood and get drunk together during the happy hour from 3 to 6pm! Have time away from everyone else with your BFF.

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