Opening hours don't vary much across the year.

  • Banks 8.30am–4pm Mon–Fri, limited opening Sat
  • Restaurants 11am–11pm
  • Cafes 7.30am–7pm
  • Bars and clubs 6pm–1am minimum
  • Shops 9.30am–8pm Mon–Sat

Further Information

Museums usually take Monday off but stay open late one evening a week. Many eateries observe a Ruhetag (day of rest), usually Monday or Tuesday. All supermarkets close on Sundays, a real headache if you are self-catering.

Banks 8.30am-4pm Mon-Wed & Fri, 8.30am-5.30pm or 6pm Thu

Bars around 6pm-1am minimum

Clubs around 11pm-early morning hours

Post offices 9am-6pm Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm Sat

Restaurants 11am-11pm (varies widely)

Major stores and supermarkets 9.30am-8pm Mon-Sat (varies)