Home Significant places Attractions and sightseeing UFO outlook tower


UFO outlook tower


Posted by Jakub Zilincan  November 30, 2015  Rating 95.00%  Leave a comment

In 45 seconds, you can get to the very top of the UFO restaurant by an elevator, where an open-air outlook place is situated. From the height of 95m you can enjoy the view up to the distance of 100km.

History and nowadays

UFO tower has been built just above the New Bridge, which is actually the 7th largest hanging bridge in the world and incredibly shapes the panorama of Bratislava. It was built in the 70s and has been voted to be the building of the century in Slovakia. In 2005, the restaurant was reopened and the new open-air outlook place and two modern bars were added.

Opening hours

Restaurant: 12:00 – 23:00
Bar: 10:00 – 23:00
Outlook place: 10:00 – 23:00

Technical information

The total height: 95m
The capacity of restaurant: 80 persons
The capacity of bars: 60 persons
Number of elevators: 1
Number of stairs: 430

Entrance fees

Adults: 6,50€
Children above 111cm and under 15 years old: 3,25€
Students: 3,25€
Group (more than 10 persons): 3,25€ per person
Children under 111cm free
Tourist guide free
Disabled free
Restaurant guests free

Get there by public transport

The closet tram and bus station are located just about 3-5 minutes by walk from tower and is called "Nový most". It is one of the central public transport stations in city, so you can get there from almost any direction. From here you just take the pedestrian path right under the bridge and it will lead you to the tower. Or you can get off on the Aupark bus stop when you go from Petržalka direction.

Get there on foot

It is easily accessible from every direction when walking. Going from the city center, use the pedestrian path under the New bridge to get there. When going from Petržalka side, for example from Aupark, follow the Panónska cesta road and then go down the stairs to Viedenská cesta street. You can easily navigate there, as UFO tower is one of the highest points in Bratislava.

Get there by car

After the "Prístavný most" bridge, exit the highway in a direction of Einsteinova Street. Passinf the complex of buildings called Incheba turn right in direction to Viedenská cesta. In few minutes, you arrive just under the New bridge, where the parking spot is.

Was it helpful?





Jakub Zilincan

Copyright: © 2016, Jakub Zilincan, Images: author

Continue reading

  • Devin Castle

    Posted by Lucia Durackova  June 12, 2015  100.00% Rating

    Devin castle spreads on the hill above the crossroad of two important rivers of this region: Danube and Morava, which form a natural Slovak border with Austria and Czech Republic. Nowadays, the castle remains as a museum and the surrounding...

    Devin Castle
  • St. Martin's Cathedral

    Posted by Jakub Zilincan  April 30, 2015  88.00% Rating

    A bit of history St. Martin's cathedral is one of the most significant symbols of Bratislava. It was built in the 12th century and almost immediately became the center of an everyday life. Originally a Roman architecture has been converted in the Gothic ...

    St. Martin's Cathedral
  • Slavin monument

    Posted by Jakub Zilincan  February 23, 2016  100.00% Rating

    Monumental memorial Slavín is a huge cemetery located above Bratislava. It is the only official cemetery for 6845 Soviets soldiers, who died in 1945 during the liberation of Bratislava are buried here. It was built in the 1960 and two years later d...

    Slavin monument

Post a comment


Misterix on Jul 11, 2012

hey, is it worth it?

Reply Dislike (7) Like (6)

Post a reply


Jakub on Jul 11, 2012

What do you mean? The outlook tower is brilliant with the views. The restaurant is also delicious, but a bit more expensive :)

Reply Dislike (6) Like (5)

Post a reply


Jen on Aug 18, 2012

The restaurant is absolutely amazing!! Best salmon I have ever had in my life!! The stairs going up to the outlook point have some geometric mind game thing going on, so you feel unlevel, but when you get up there, it's a wonderful feeling!! Totally worth it!! If you're from London, it's the same price like a mid-ranged restaurant, but compared to other restaurants in Bratislava, can be seen as expensive.

Reply Dislike (14) Like (7)

Post a reply


Maria Teixeira on May 03, 2013

I'd like to have lunch at the UFO on June 7th. Do I have to book in advance? How should I proceed?

Reply Dislike (15) 100% Like (15)

Post a reply


Jakub on May 05, 2013

Hello Maria,

there is no need to book in advance.


Reply Dislike (15) Like (12)

Post a reply


Maria on May 06, 2013

It's funny you telling me that. I got a message from Anika confirming a reservation I made for 14:00 h on June 6th.

Could you explain me which information is correct?

Reply Dislike (19) Like (9)

Post a reply


Jakub on May 06, 2013

I did not find any reservation form on their website . Maybe it is possible to reserv, but it is not necessary.


Reply Dislike (17) Like (8)

Post a reply

Top tours in Bratislava


This website has been created to offer objective and interesting information about Bratislava, capital of Slovakia.

Did we help you?

Keep this site alive by donating to its editors

© 2012 - 2015 by Jakub Zilincan & folks. All Right Reserved. Photos by:

Site by: Barono Websites