Sky Restaurant & Bar

Hovering high over Albania’s transformed capital, the sleek Sky Tower’s revolving restaurant orbits through Tirana’s architectural collision of eras, blending heritage cuisine with space-age perspectives.

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Why Visit

Cresting dramatically over Albania’s transforming capital, the prismatic Sky Tower punctures the Mediterranean skyline like a sleek spacecraft docked conspicuously amid a jumbled cityscape telegraphing arrival messages from galaxies beyond. This alien structure proffers visitors a chance at a weightless perspective through its cylindrical revolving restaurant orbiting 16 floors over downtown’s hybrid architecture.

Prices and Reservations

Expect to spend between 40-60€ per person for a complete Sky Bar experience, which includes an appetizer, main course, dessert, and a selection of fine Albanian wines. Reservations are recommended to secure a spot in this popular venue and can be made online or by contacting the restaurant at While walk-ins are welcome, they are subject to availability. View the menu here.

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Dress Code and Hours

Adherence to a smart casual dress code is required at Sky Bar, so it’s best to leave shorts and athletic wear behind. The bar operates from Tuesday to Sunday, opening its doors at 5:30 pm and closing at midnight. The last call for cocktails or a traditional Albanian pudina e kulluar herb liqueur is at 11:30 pm, perfect for a nightcap with a view.

Mesmerizing Cityscapes

Seated in luxurious armchairs, guests of Sky Bar can indulge in a gastronomic journey through Albania’s rich culinary history. The menu features regional specialties like stuffed grape leaves, roasted lamb with mountain herbs, and sweet Baklava crepes, all prepared with a modern twist. As the Sky Tower completes its serene 45-minute rotation, diners are treated to ever-changing views of Tirana’s skyline, where the past and future of Albanian architecture are interwoven.

Symbol of Albania’s Revitalized Future

More than a dining venue, Sky Bar symbolizes Albania’s rejuvenation and openness to the world. Located over 16 stories high, it’s a testament to the country’s departure from its isolationist past. The futuristic design of the Sky Bar serves as a beacon of Albania’s new era, contrasting sharply with the remnants of old regimes. Visitors toasting to new beginnings will find themselves captivated by the panoramic views, making every moment at Sky Bar a celebration of Albania’s bright future.

Although I was born in Albania, I've spent my adult life traveling there as a tourist. Being a native who visits frequently, I can give you an insider's view of Europe's best-kept secret.
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