The Ruhrgebiet drinking and nightlife

Cocktail Bar in Dortmund


It's really a civilised cocktail bar, but on Borussia Dortmund game days, the black-and-white floors are flooded by a sea of yellow and black, the team colours. At other times, Balke is invaded by fans of quality ti…
Pub in Bottrop

Cafe Schäfer

This convivial pub has kept locals and clued-in visitors lubricated for well over 100 years. A good spot to watch Bundesliga and other big football games in company.