Hamburg in detail

Best drinking & nightlife in Hamburg

Drinking & Nightlife

  • Le Lion Hamburg's most exclusive cocktail bar and home of the gin basil smash – as good as it sounds.
  • Molotow We love this legendary Reeperbahn nightclub.
  • Bar Hamburg Dress your best for this smooth-as-silk cocktail bar.
  • Zum Silbersack Everything and everyone you'd want in a St Pauli bar.
  • Bacaro Wine Bar Slick and contemporary St Georg wine bar.

Cocktail Bars

  • Le Lion The king of Hamburg cocktail bars, in Alstadt.
  • Bar Hamburg Beloved by celebrity A-listers in St Georg.
  • Clouds Bar Rooftop cocktails high above Reeperbahn.
  • Katze Hamburg's best caipirinhas over in Altona.


  • Molotow Epic Reeperbahn nightclub that never slows down.
  • Golden Cut Club High-end weekend-only club in St Georg.
  • Nachtasyl Longstanding city-centre nightspot whose popularity never wanes.
  • Moondoo Draws some of the best DJs in Germany and Europe.

Brewery Bars & Craft Beers

Neighbourhood Bars

  • Zum Silbersack Classic St Pauli pub that draws everyone in Hamburg.
  • Zur Ritze Eclectic Reeperbahn bar, at once risqué and mainstream with an occasional celebrity.
  • Bacaro Wine Bar Classy St Georg wine bar and symbol of the new stylish Hamburg.
  • Golden Pudel Club St Pauli alternative icon with music in its soul.
  • Komet Musik Bar Vinyl records, its very own drink, and a loyal crowd – classic St Pauli.
  • Aurel Inviting Altona bar with a long drinks list and great music.