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Scene & Nightlife in Hamburg

Just out for a beer, or not going home until the sun rises?

Reeperbahn! This is most people's first association when they think of Hamburg. But for those who want to celebrate or go dancing, there are many more possibilities: Dance and live clubs, stylish cocktail bars or cult pubs. Discover the best insider tips from the scene and have a nice evening in Hamburg!

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BOOK NOW In the Stage Operettenhaus on the Reeperbahn

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical
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TINA - The Tina Turner Musical

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • musical ticket in your chosen price category
  • Hamburg CARD (3 days) – ticket worth € 25,90
TINA - The Tina Turner Musical
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From 111.00

HAMBURG TOP-TIPS Our recommendations

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The Art of Brewing & Craft Beer

Visitors to Hamburg should definitely explore the craft beer and brewery scene and watch for the beers made by Hamburg breweries.

The Art of Brewing & Craft Beer
Nachtleben Hamburg
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Addresses for Night Owls

Whether you like techno clubs, rock venues or scene bars: Here are five hip hotspots for every taste!

Addresses for Night Owls
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Bars & Pubs

End the evening with a cool drink or dance the night away - we show you the best bars and pubs in Hamburg!

Bars & Pubs

RECOMMENDATION The most popular locations

Discover the most popular clubs, bars & co. in Hamburg. You should have been here!

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Freundlich + Kompetent

  • Live club
  • Bar

New location - consistent cult concept. The bar "Freundlich + Kompetent", formerly located in Winterhude, moved into its new 240 sqm premises on the ground floor of the Mundsburg Center in January 2015. In addition to the bar, there are regular club events, concerts and cosy crime scene evenings. A visit to the cult bar is worthwhile! The bar is open daily from 5 pm to open end.

Freundlich + Kompetent

Freundlich + Kompetent

Hamburger Straße 13
22083 Hamburg

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Golden Cut

  • Live club

Between the main train station and the Alster, Hamburg’s wealthier party-folk meet here on weekends for R'n'B, black and house music.

Golden Cut

Golden Cut

Holzdamm 61
20099 Hamburg

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Goldfischglas

  • Bar

With its long bar and mini-disco, Goldfischglas has developed in recent years into a popular meeting place in the middle of the Schanze district.

Goldfischglas

Goldfischglas

Bartelsstraße 30
20357 Hamburg

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Große Freiheit 36

  • Live club
  • Bar

Die Große Freiheit 36 - one of the legendary clubs of the Reeperbahn. Opened in 1985 under its present name, the "Freiheit" is still a venue for grandiose parties and concerts.

Große Freiheit 36

Große Freiheit 36

Große Freiheit 36
22767 Hamburg

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Herzblut St. Pauli

  • Bar

Herzblut: A fitting name, meaning "lifeblood", since the people of St. Pauli have partying in their hearts. A cross between a club, restaurant and cocktail bar is the ideal starting point for a night of partying on the Reeperbahn.

Herzblut St. Pauli

Herzblut St. Pauli

Reeperbahn 48-50
20359 Hamburg

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Kleines Phi

  • Bar

Heart, experience and intellect - this is the secret recipe for a successful bar in Hamburg. At least for the Little Phi in Hamburg. There are not only cocktails and snacks, but also a lot of good humour and a lot of people to get to know.

Kleines Phi

Kleines Phi

Feldstraße 42
20357 Hamburg

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Laundrette

  • Bar

By far the most unusual café in Hamburg can be found in Ottensen: the Laundrette. The special thing about this café is that you can actually do your laundry here.

Laundrette

Laundrette

Ottenser Hauptstraße 56
22765 Hamburg

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Mojo Club

  • Live club

When then Mojo Club opened at the beginning of the 1990s, it was the "place to be" because it definitively enshrined club culture in Hamburg.

Mojo Club

Mojo Club

Reeperbahn 1
20359 Hamburg

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Nikki Tiger

  • Live club

Stylish, different, in: In May 2018, opened the Japanese-inspired Nikki Tiger opened in the same spot as the former popular Ego and Villa Nova electro-clubs.

Nikki Tiger

Nikki Tiger

Talstraße 9
20359 Hamburg

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Pony Bar

  • Live club

Founded by a student initiative, the Pony Bar is much more than just somewhere to drink. In the evenings, the café turns into a pub that serves not only beer, wine and Cuba Libre, but also offers a varied cultural programme.

Pony Bar

Pony Bar

Allende-Platz 1
20146 Hamburg

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Prinzenbar

  • Live club
  • Bar

Churning out electro parties, indie evenings and great concerts - this is how Prinzenbar has always attracted its guests to Kastanienallee.

Prinzenbar

Prinzenbar

Kastanienallee 20
20359 Hamburg

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The Chug Club

  • Bar

The Chug Club is a real enrichment of the Hamburg nightlife: in the happy mixture of puffy-cosy club and sophisticated bar culture, you can experience wholly new, surprising moments of indulgence away from hard-core parties and the masses.

The Chug Club

The Chug Club

Taubenstraße 13
20359 Hamburg

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Train special Our Bestseller

  • overnight stay in hotel, with breakfast
  • Return journey by ICE (1st or 2nd class coaches, as booked)
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth € 26,50
Train special
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Heisse Ecke - the St. Pauli Musical Kiez Musical

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • musical ticket in your chosen price category
  • Hamburg CARD (3days) – ticket worth € 26,50
Heisse Ecke - the St. Pauli Musical
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St Pauli Love Affair
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St. Pauli Love Affair Kiez Experience

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • Admission to the Schmidt midnight show
  • Hamburg CARD - ticket worth € 25,90
St. Pauli Love Affair
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From 182.00

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Stroll. Shop. Feast. Shopping & Enjoying

Strolling through the city, relaxing with a hot drink and finding a present or two for family or friends at home - check out the best parts of Hamburg!

Shopping & Enjoying
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Hamburg Highlights Our culinary recommendations

These recommendations reveal where our Hamburg experts prefer to go to eat, drink, and spend time.

Our culinary recommendations

Gastronomy Restaurants and Cafés in Hamburg

From fresh fish in a harbour-side restaurant, typical Old Hamburg cuisine with labskaus and red fruit jelly to all sorts of exotic specialities: In terms of food, Hamburg is up there with the best.

Restaurants and Cafés in Hamburg

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