Bars & Pubs

Kelowna's Rooftop Bars & Patios with a View

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Central Kitchen + Bar

Kelowna's nightlife scene is a constellation of spectacular rooftop bars, each offering a unique blend of panoramic views, exquisite cocktails, and an ambiance that blends urban sophistication with the laid-back Okanagan lifestyle. This guide takes you through the city's best rooftop bars, where the drinks are as breathtaking as the views.

Earls Kitchen + Bar

In the middle of the city, Earls Kitchen + Bar is a jewel that has been shining for over two decades. Perched above the bustling streets, the rooftop bar offers a sweeping view of the Okanagan Lake, creating a backdrop that's nothing short of picturesque. Inside, the ambiance is equally inviting with lounge seating and floor-to-ceiling windows that ensure the lake and mountains are always in sight.

The menu at Earls is as diverse as it is delightful. From sushi rolls that melt in your mouth to hearty burgers and plant-based entrees, there's something to satisfy every palate. The bar boasts an impressive selection of drinks, including a range of alcohol-free cocktails, making it inclusive for all guests. What's more, their daily late-night happy hour is perfect for those looking for a midnight snack or a soothing nightcap.

Cactus Club Cafe Kelowna Yacht Club

Overlooking the waterfront of the Kelowna Yacht Club, the Cactus Club Cafe offers an idyllic setting for an evening out. The building's striking architecture, with its two levels and expansive windows, creates an inviting space that complements the stunning views of the lake.

The drink selection here is as impressive as the views. From their renowned Frose to a vast collection of wines, the options are extensive and cater to all tastes. The daily happy hour and special offers, like half-price wine bottles on Tuesdays, add an extra layer of allure to this already captivating spot.

Waterfront Wines Restaurant

For those in pursuit of a fine dining experience that pairs well with breathtaking views, Waterfront Wines Restaurant is the destination of choice. Specializing in local Canadian cuisine, the restaurant takes pride in its menu that features a rich variety of flavours and ingredients.

Recent guests have lauded the restaurant for its exquisite dishes like roasted duck breast and grilled sablefish filet, complemented by warm olives and delectable desserts. The service is consistently described as impeccable, and the generous portion sizes are a pleasant surprise, especially for a fine dining establishment.


Kelowna's rooftop bars each offer a unique perspective, not just of the city's beautiful landscapes but also of its diverse culinary and cocktail culture. Tthese rooftop bars are sure to provide an unforgettable experience. The city's skyline is yours to explore, one rooftop at a time.