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The Weekender – 🌇 Rooftops and Terraces

As temperatures rise and summer arrives, your inner Instagram model emerges, you start craving fruitier alcohol, and of course, terraces and rooftop bars that overlook Amman’s skyline. There’s really nothing better than a city view while sipping on an ice-cold drink to amp up your summer. Scattered around Amman are fantastic rooftops and terraces that are begging to be explored.

If you think a mimosa toast is a good way to kick off your day, head to one of Amman’s most popular brunch spots and enjoy an upscale rooftop ambiance.

Tip: If you love seafood, you must try their crunchy salmon appetizer! It’s to-die-for.

This laid-back spot in Rainbow Street is perfect for people-watching and downing a chilled bottle of local Carakale ale.

Tip: Why choose one menu item when you can order a platter?!

For one of a kind outdoor haven with panoramic views of our beautiful downtown, The Loft is the perfect place to soak up Amman’s buzzing cityscape. 

Tip: Treat yourself to a chocolate souffle with walnut ice cream.

You may not be able to fly away to the Caribbean today, but this little gem is the next best thing! Nestled away near the First Circle, Copas Central is a favorite among expats and travelers for its hip artsy vibe.

Tip: Pair a fruity sangria with their signature paella.

Daydreaming of the sound of clinking after a long week of being stuck at the office? Gather up your squad and head to this “it” spot for a definite good time!

Tip: beGIN your weekend with a refreshing bubbly and bright Gin Basil cocktail.

Cantaloupe hands-down offers the best views in Amman. Order a signature cocktail and catch an epic sunset on their roof deck. 

Tip: For a perfect brain-freeze, order an icy strawberry daiquiri.

Part swanky bar, part stylish rooftop deck. Party with your friends and hang by the pool. Enjoy a fun atmosphere and DJ sets that mash hot dance hits all night long. 

Tip: Have a dynamite(shrimp) weekend.

This multilevel healthy and eco-friendly spot is a family-favorite that’ll give you a taste of the city’s impressive views. In addition to the cafe and restaurant, there’s an on-site craft shop, and it’s a good place to start for information on landscape adventures.

Tip: Refresh your day with a Purple Rain smoothie.v

Summer calls for live music and endless rounds of drinks with friends. Corner’s terrace is a perfect lively hub to hang and mingle with the locals.

Tip: Try their signature fresh peach Mojito

A Ammani classic! Take a midday break in a chilled out spot with fantastic views of Amman’s oldest neighborhoods. Grab a drink (or a book!) and enjoy.

Tip: We recommend their grilled watermelon with feta cheese.

A jungle getaway in the city. Enjoy a hearty breakfast in an uplifting setting.

Tip: Make your taste-buds swoon by ordering a delicious Levantine mezza breakfast.

In the center of Amman’s shiny new shopping area, Kick back and enjoy a rotation of live music and DJs at the top of Amman’s Rotana skyscraper hotel. This contemporary spot is one of the few places that offer drinks and shisha at the same time.

Tip: Nothing beats the Open-face Club Sandwich!

The venue of musical nights galore! It’s always a good time at Sulet. Go out and have fun! (drive back home safe though).

Tip: No party is complete without cheesy nachos!

The new kid on the block, this rooftop bar housed in Jabal Amman has a spring break in Cancun vibe, and we’re here for it! 

Tip: A signature C.Ling breakfast is exactly what you need to kick-off the night.

Be RED-Y for a buzzing evening #undertheredstar. This chilled-out spot in Lweibdeh is a hit with the locals.

Tip: Ask for their weekly special bites

If you think your Hips Don’t Lie, head to The Warehouse and dance the night away to your favorite Arabic tunes. 

Tip: As odd as it sounds, you must try the fried olives, with sour cream on the side.

Gather your crew for weekend drinks and nibbles…and MUSIC. It’s one of those places that feels inviting and relaxed. Bottoms up!

Tip: Whether as a starter or your main dish, we guarantee you’’ love the Mango Crab salad.

If you haven’t already been to Murphy’s Garden then what are you waiting for? Spend an evening under the twinkling lights in an outdoor cozy patio that’s not hard to love.

Tip: Order a cheese platter with a glass of rose. Because wine not?

Revel in some of the city’s most trendy night out in a lively open terrace, and snap the perfect shot of a cocktail in front of the view (guilty).

Tip: Taste the summer by ordering a Melon Vodka cocktail.

Head to Nasim for a magical Arabesque night. At this authentic Jordanian lounge in Fairmont, you can enjoy your favorite local cuisine in a traditional setting. 

Tip: To bring the authentic soul of Jordan to your gathering, a Nasim Fukhara will do.

Nothing sounds as appealing as dinner at the Four Season’s Five Grill & Lounge. Surprise your food-coma-partner-in-crime with heavenly dishes and a spectacular view!

Tip: After tasting the signature savoury Five In N Out burger, treat yourself to a deliciously light lemon tart.

Just a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of Amman is a place where rustic charm meets an electric mix of drinks and mouth-watering dishes. 

Tip: Order a selection of oriental dinner for your entire table.Retro

Picture this scene: it’s you, your closest friends, a round of ice-cold cocktails, and an incredible view. This place is awesome if you’re looking to chill out and pre-drink with friends.

Tip: Feeling meaty? Try the 3-layer Classic Burger Tower.

If you’re a real cocktail dork like we are, this seasonal rooftop in Boulevard where the party never stops needs to be on your hitlist (their selection of exotic drinks and cocktails is impressive). 

Tip:  Sip on Guilty Passiontini paired with a crunchy arugula salad.

Happy Weekending Tipsters!

Lemur Love, 

The Tip n’ Tag Team