Nightlife

Bar in Schöneberg

Tiger Bar

Tiger Bar is a stylish and slightly trippy jewel for curious imbibers. Sustainability is key for bar manager Phum Sila-Trakoon, which is why discarded banana peels from the affiliated Panama restaurant kitchen may w…
Bar in Schöneberg

Lebensstern

This elegant, antique-filled bar in the 19th-century villa of silent-movie star Henny Porten holds a dazzling selection of rare and noble spirits, including a mind-boggling 600 rum and 150 gin varieties, including e…
Pub in Schöneberg

Möve im Felsenkeller

An artist hang-out since the 1920s, this woodsy Old Berlin pub is where Jeffrey Eugenides penned his bestseller Middlesex (upstairs, at the round table in the corner). A stuffed seagull dangles from the ceiling of t…
Cocktail Bar in Schöneberg

Stagger Lee

Belly up to the polished wooden bar or plop down on chocolate-hued Chesterfield sofas at this sophisticated cocktail saloon. Barkeeps mix and pour both the tried-and-true and the adventurous-experimental with Wild W…
Gay in Schöneberg

Connection Club

This legendary men-only party den, with two dance floors, a huge cruising area and a three-floor cinema, was a techno pioneer way back in the '80s; despite a recent makeover, it still hasn't lost its grip on the sce…
Cocktail Bar in Schöneberg

Green Door

A long line of renowned mixologists has presided over this softly lit bar behind the eponymous green door – a nod to Prohibition-era speakeasies. Amid walls sheathed in gingham and '70s swirls, you can choose from m…
Gay in Schöneberg

Heile Welt

Chic yet loungey, the 'Perfect World’ gets high marks for its chatty vibe, high flirt factor and handsome laddies (and the occasional lady). It’s a great whistle stop before launching into a raunchy night, but gets …
Bar in Schöneberg

Victoria Bar

Original art decorates this discreet cocktail lounge whose motto is the 'Pleasure of Serious Drinking'. It's favoured by a grown-up, artsy crowd. If you want to feel like an insider, order the off-menu ‘Hilde’, crea…
Bar in Schöneberg

Hafen

This 'Harbour' has been a friendly stop to dock at for about a quarter of a century. It's still a good place to ease into the night with dancing, theme parties, drinking and flirting.
Cafe in Schöneberg

Double Eye

Javaholics cherish the award-winning espresso at this teensy cafe, which is why no one minds braving the inevitable queue. For variety, try a Portuguese galao.