High Note Sky Bar offers some of the most impressive rooftop views in Budapest. To get to this swanky bar, you'll need to walk through the polished lobby of the five-star Aria boutique hotel and take the elevator to the top floor. The panorama is truly stunning: the Liberty Statue, the Buda Castle, and the St. Stephen’s Basilica all appear within arm’s reach, which in case of the church is practically true.
The cocktail menu features many of the classics – Sazerac, Daiquiri, Martini – each prepared with a small twist (they cost €12-15). Mocktails, Hungarian wines, and snacks are also available. Although most enjoyable from the outdoor terrace in the warmer months, High Note also has a cozy indoor section that's open year-round. Reservations are recommended.