Bars & Pubs

Rooftop Bars & Patios: Enjoying Kelowna's Skyline

A group of people sitting at a table with drinks and plates of food in front of them and one person reaching for a drink at CRAFT Beer Market Kelowna.
CRAFT Beer Market Kelowna


Imagine dining or sipping your favourite drink while being cradled by a panoramic view that blends urban charm with the natural allure of lakes and mountains. This is not just a fantasy, but a daily reality in Kelowna, where rooftop bars and patios offer an elevated experience quite literally. From historical buildings transformed into bustling beer markets to elegant wineries boasting serene views, Kelowna's rooftop scene is as diverse as it is captivating.

Earls Kitchen + Bar

A staple in Kelowna's dining landscape, Earls Kitchen + Bar stands proudly beside City Park on Bernard Avenue. For over three decades, this establishment has been more than just a restaurant; it's a cornerstone of community gatherings. The rooftop patio here isn't just a place to eat; it's a venue where the city's pulse can be felt. Overlooking the tranquil Okanagan Lake, the patio blends the comfort of familiar flavours with the thrill of breathtaking views.

CRAFT Beer Market Kelowna

Just a short stroll from Earls, you'll find the CRAFT Beer Market, a paradise for beer aficionados. This isn't your ordinary bar; it's a historic landmark, occupying the space of the old Paramount Theatre. The iconic sign of the theatre still adorns the building, adding a touch of nostalgia to the modern, vibrant atmosphere. The rooftop patio is an expansive space, fitting up to 200 guests, making it a hub of social life in Kelowna, especially in the summer months.

The Modest Butcher at Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery

When wine and fine dining call your name, The Modest Butcher at Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery answers. Just a ten-minute journey from the city centre brings you to a place of culinary delights set against a backdrop of vineyard vistas. This spot merges the refinement of a winery with the relaxed ambiance of an outdoor patio, creating a unique dining experience.

Annie's Beach Cafe & Lounge at Frind Winery

Situated beside the waterfront tasting room of Frind Winery, Annie's Beach Cafe & Lounge offers a picturesque setting, with cozy picnic tables on the water front, for a casual yet memorable meal. Families and friends gather here to enjoy wood-fired pizzas and a variety of dishes, often accompanied by live music. The ambience here is laid-back and welcoming, perfect for those leisurely summer evenings.

The Turtle Bay Pub

A favourite among locals in Lake Country, The Turtle Bay Pub is renowned for its waterfront dining. Situated beside a marina, the pub offers a stunning view of Wood Lake on their outdoor patio, making it an ideal spot to enjoy a cold beer and their famous cheesy nachos. The ambience is energetic and inviting, especially for those looking to enjoy the lakefront scenery.

The Garden Bistro at O'Rourke's Peak Cellars

Unique in its year-round patio offering, The Garden Bistro at O'Rourke's Peak Cellars is a location in Lake Country. Whether it's a sunny summer day or a crisp winter afternoon, this bistro provides a cozy atmosphere for enjoying a meal in the great outdoors.

The Lookout Restaurant at Gray Monk Winery

A short drive from O'Rourke's, The Lookout Restaurant at Gray Monk Winery is another notable mention. The patio boasts panoramic views of Okanagan Lake and the surrounding vineyards. The recent addition of retractable awnings and heaters ensures a comfortable outdoor dining experience, regardless of the weather.

Westcoast Grill + Oyster Bar

Elevate your dining experience at the Westcoast Grill + Oyster Bar, located in the Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort. This upscale bar and restaurant serve a diverse menu, including fresh seafood and steaks, complemented with a quaint patio for you to enjoy the sunshine.

Kelly O’Bryan’s

A short walk from the waterfront, Kelly O’Bryan’s rooftop patio is the perfect spot for those seeking both spectacular views and hearty meals. Their casual food and drink menu, available year-round, allows guests to enjoy the fresh air and scenic beauty of Kelowna.

Bean Scene Coffee House

For a more laid-back patio experience, the Bean Scene Coffee House on Bernard Avenue is ideal. Offering quality coffee and a variety of tasty treats, it's the perfect spot for a morning caffeine fix or a midday break. Their cozy patio is surrounded by walls covered in greenery, giving you the feeling of an escape away from the busy streets in Kelowna.

Perch Sky Lounge

Perched atop the Innovation Centre, Perch Sky Lounge is an example Kelowna's urban chic. It boasts the largest rooftop patio in the city, where guests can indulge in a menu crafted by Chef Aldwin Caringal. From local artisan cheeses to international cuisines, the culinary offerings are as impressive as the views of the Okanagan. Coupled with a selection of premium local wines and craft beers, Perch Sky Lounge is a pinnacle of Kelowna’s rooftop dining.


Kelowna's rooftop bars and patios are experiences woven into the city's fabric. Offering a diverse array of culinary and visual delights, each location provides a unique perspective of Kelowna’s enchanting skyline. These elevated spots promise unforgettable moments under the Okanagan sun and stars.