Stuttgart drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Microbrewery in Stuttgart


Competition is stiff but for our money this might just be Stuttgart's coolest new-wave craft microbrewery and bar. The bartenders really know their stuff, the selection of beers – from IPAs to stouts, single hop bre…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Stuttgart

Schwarz Weiss Bar

Jazz creates a mellow mood at this slinky little cocktail bar, with barrel-vaulted ceilings, stone walls and dim lighting. The mixologists seem to put a pinch of magic into the succinct, everchanging list of cocktai…
Coffee in Stuttgart

Misch Misch

If you're serious about your beans, this new retro-flavoured cafe just south of the centre is surely a little slice of heaven. As tiny and well loved as your own living room, here you can sip a mighty fine espresso,…
Club in Stuttgart


Swim away from the mainstream at this postindustrial space 2km north of the centre, where club nights, gigs and workshops skip from Balkan-beat parties to poetry slams. There’s a relaxed beer garden for summertime q…
Beer Garden in Stuttgart

Palast der Republik

Once a public toilet, this not-so-very-palatial kiosk-bar now offers a very different kind of piss-up. Everyone from students to bankers has a soft spot for the local hot spot for chilling under the trees and meetin…
Bar in Stuttgart

Sky Beach

When the sun comes out, Stuttgarters live it up at this urban beach, complete with sand, cabana beds, DJs spinning mellow lounge beats and grandstand city views. It's on the top floor of the department store Galeria…
Beer Garden in Stuttgart

Biergarten im Schlossgarten

Toast to summer with beer and pretzels at Stuttgart’s best-loved, 2000-seat beer garden in the green heart of the Schlossgarten. Regular live music on Sundays gets steins a-swinging.
Cocktail Bar in Stuttgart

Paul & George

Housed in a building dating to 1889 and exuding its very own brand of old-school glamour and boho flair, Paul & George is named after the architects of this one-time tavern on Weberstrasse. With Thonet-style Ben…
Lounge in Stuttgart

Ciba Mato

There’s more than a hint of Buddha Bar about this scarlet-walled, Asia-infused space. It’s a slinky spot to sip a gingertini or pisco punch, or to hang out Bedouin-style in the shisha tent and nibble on fusion food.…
Cafe in Stuttgart


Work on your own Hüftengold (love handles) with cake and locally roasted coffee at this sylvan wonderland. The log stools and sheepskins create a wonderfully cosy vibe for brunch or cosy chats by candlelight.