Top Of The Gate
DC's Most Enviable Rooftop Bar & Lounge
The energetic and sophisticated rooftop bar and lounge at The Watergate Hotel boasts commanding 360-degree views of the Kennedy Center, the Potomac River, the Key and Arlington bridges, the Washington Monument and the rest of the DC skyline. It is the perfect place for an after-work cocktail or the season’s most talked-about event.
Monday - Thursday: 5PM - 12AM
Friday: 5PM - 2AM
Saturday: 1PM - 2AM
Sunday: 1PM - 12AM
Lounge Seating Reservations
Private Events: For Groups of 20 or More
An array of specialty cocktails paired with an eclectic collection of international beer and wine. A wide selection of cordials and digestifs complement after-dinner stargazers.
Sip and view the spectacular sunsets over the Potomac!
Sunsets at Top of the Gate
Join us all Spring and Summer for 360 views at twilight.
The rooftop of DC's iconic hotel is a favorite of locals and visiting guests.
Our Executive Chef has created a menu exclusively for Top of the Gate rooftop.
Enjoy Artisanal Pizzas and more!
Food and Drink Menu
Whether you’re lounging with friends, entertaining a small party of co-workers, or hosting a 300-person soirée, we will accommodate any type of gathering. Reservations are required for all sofa seatings.