Best Bars in Hamburg
When it comes to bars in Hamburg you will probably be overwhelmed with the amazing variety of options available, but there’s no need to worry as you are in the right place if you’re looking for help.
Trying to decide where to drink the night away in Hamburg may prove harder than it seems due to the substantial amount of venues around the city. There’s no need to worry as we’ve helped you out by putting together a handy list of the best bars in Hamburg. So, prepare to knock back plenty drinks and have an amazing time in Germany!
Why Not Try Out These 17 Best Bars in Hamburg?
1. Zwick Bar
Zwick Bar is the home of rock ’n’ roll in Hamburg, who have been providing unforgettable nights, drinks and memories for those who visit since 1950. With a stage inside the venue perfect for live bands, it’s no wonder why the liver performances draw in such a crowd during every appearance. The drinks menu is pretty big, covering shots, to bottled beer, all the way to gin. So, no matter what you’re fancying, Zwick Bar will have it. To top things off, if there’s a sports fixture on from home whilst you’re in Hamburg which you don’t want to miss out on, you can easily watch it at Zwick Bar on one of their screens.
Millerntorpl. 1, 20359 | Website
2. Clouds Heaven's Bar & Kitchen
Notoriously known for being the highest bar in Hamburg, Clouds Heaven’s Bar & Kitchen is a must whilst you’re in the city, as you won’t find many places like it anywhere else on your travels. This bar allows you and your friends to drink away in the clouds based on the 22nd to 24th floor of the dancing towers. Make your way out to the rooftop bar for open air views of the city from a height and take a look at their vast drink’s menu containing drinks such as fine wines, cocktails, champagne, spirits and anything else your taste buds desire!
Reeperbahn 1, 20359 | Website
If you like rock music, then you will be a fan of the live performances at Lehmitz not to forget their amazing drinks. This venue is a favourite amongst the locals and is highly recommended from those who have previously drank there. The live performances from local and international rock bands always bring in a big crowd from all over the city and upkeep the amazing atmosphere from open until close. The bartenders and warm and welcoming and provide those who visit with amazing service and delicious drinks at a cheap price.
Reeperbahn 22, 20359 | Website
Known for being a hidden gem within Hamburg, Clockers can only be accessed by a discrete doorbell which brings you into a Narnia like atmosphere as you become surrounded by forestry, mossy walls and fairy lights in tree branches. The professional staff at the bar are happy to make any recommendations and even create something new for you, with the bonus of having its own house distilled gin. Head upstairs away from the woods and into a library perfect for sitting back with your friends enjoying hand crafted beverages at an understandable price.
Paul-Roosen-Straße 27, 22767 | Website
5. Möwe Sturzflug
Möwe Sturzflug is a small bar on the outskirts of the party area of Hamburg, making it a great place for some laid back drinks with your friends away from the intense atmosphere the nightclubs can bring. Sit back and relax in the cosy armchairs and couches as you drink the night away with beer, wine, spirits, cider and more without breaking the bank thanks to the cheap and varied drinks menu. It’s an amazing place to go for pre drinks before a night on the town, as the bar stays open until 1am most days, and 4am on Saturday.
Clemens-Schultz-Straße 96, 20359 | Website
6. Rosi’s Bar
If beer is your forte and you want to experience a traditional beer bar whilst in Hamburg, you won’t find anywhere as great as Rosi’s Bar. Named after Rosi McGinnity who opened the bar and flirted with the Beatles, the interior décor is rustic and from the 70s, with the original tap still at the bar, however only bottled beer is served here amazingly at a cheap price. This bar stays open until the early hours of the morning, with its party atmosphere rising at around 11pm with music ranging from the hits to the 60s, to dance classics played by a DJ, bringing in a diverse group of party goers on the daily.
Hamburger Berg 7, 20359
7. Glanz & Gloria
Add some glamour into your night by visiting Glanz & Gloria, a well-known and well-loved cocktail bar in a prime neighbourhood location. The staff behind the bar practice their craftsmanship day in day out in order to provide you with the best cocktails of your life using all-time favourite recipes and their own creations. To put things into perspective, their drinks menu is 23 pages long and all reasonably priced, so you won’t exactly find yourself falling short of options or emptying your wallet at this beautiful bar.
Spielbudenpl. 28, 20359 | Website
Immerse yourself into a Caribbean atmosphere whilst in Hamburg at StrandPauli, a beach club bar located on the harbour side decorated with sand, palm plants and deck chairs with the extra addition of sun rays (if the weather is in your favour). The laid back and friendly service from the staff is like no other in Hamburg, with relaxed tunes echoing throughout and comfy furniture for you to sit back in as you sip on your drinks. The drinks menu itself is huge and consists of prosecco, highballs, long drinks, spirits, beers, wines, ciders and much more all priced reasonably too!
Hafenstraße 89, 20359 | Website
9. The Chug Club
Prepare for a warm welcome and mind-blowing drinks when you visit The Chug Club in Hamburg. You may or may not know what a chug is, it’s a small glass, but don’t let the size of the drinks put your off as the bartenders certainly know what they are doing when it comes to flavour. If you fancy putting your trust in them, you can order the Menu of the Day which costs only 20 euros and comes with four tequila chugs and a beer, ideal for those who have never visited before and want to experiment with their drinks away from the intense energy of hard core party goers you would find in clubs.
Taubenstraße 13, 20359 | Website
10. Tower Bar
For a panoramic view of the beautiful city of Hamburg whilst knocking back your tasty drinks, head to Tower Bar. To put the venue into perspective, you will be drinking 62 metres above the ground with 360 degree views of the Port of Hamburg, the Elbe and architecture of the city, perfect for watching the sun set and nightlife come alive below you in the streets. The bar serve up over 70 handcrafted cocktails, a wide selection of wine and of course, freshly drafted beer which are bound to quench anyone and everyone’s thirst. To put the cherry on the cake, the cocktails are discounted everyday between 6pm and 7pm!
Seewartenstraße 9, 20459 | Website
11. Christiansens Bar
If you enjoy drinking spirits then you will be spoilt for choice at Christiansens Bar as there are over 800 spirits behind the bar for you to choose from. If you’re struggling to decide what drink you want, there’s no need to worry, as the amazing bartenders will work with you to find the right taste for you and your mood. This personal touch makes your drinking experience as best as it possibly can be, and with over 30 awards such as ‘Best Bar’ and ‘Bar of the Year’, why wouldn’t you want to see what all the hype is about? To top things off the bar stays open until 2am, 3am or 4am depending which day you visit, giving you more than enough time to enjoy as many drinks as you like.
Pinnasberg 60, 20359 | Website
12. Paddy's Bar
Wanting to kick back, watch live sports, belt out songs on karaoke or listen to amazing live music? Then visiting Paddy’s Bar is a must whilst you’re in Hamburg. You’ll get to enjoy a real Irish welcome at this traditional Irish pub as soon as you take a step inside. They pride themselves in serving up the best pints, glasses of wine and finest Irish whiskey to all those who visit, so you wouldn’t want to miss out on that would you? The prices are cheap as chips, with a bottle of German beer costing only €3.30 meaning you won’t have to break the bank to get pretty tipsy whilst at Paddy’s Bar.
Schauenburgerstraße 40, 20095 | Website
13. The Boilerman Bar
Ever heard of a highball? Regardless of your answer, why not head to The Boilerman Bar and try a modern highball yourself whilst listening to great music in a relaxed environment. The drinks are simple yet delicious, with the option of beers, cocktails and of course a highball. A highball is a short drink served in a frozen glass with two ice cubes using top quality spirits which fell out of fashion, but The Boilerman Bar have brought it back. The interior itself is rustic with leather seating and amazing artwork on the walls, matching the ambience created by the amazing bartenders and iconic drinks they serve up.
Eppendorfer Weg 211, 20253 | Website
14. Hamburg Del Mar
Fancy a couple drinks on the beach? Then why not head to Hamburg Del Mar, a beach club which is home to beautiful white sands, deckchairs, palm plants, waterside views, flags and most importantly, refreshingly cold drinks. This venue opens at 12pm and stays open pretty late, making it a great place to go for relaxing pre-drinks before a big night out or simply for some chilled ones in the sun. The drinks menu itself is extensive, offering plenty exotic cocktails, shots, wine, prosecco, cider, long drinks, beer, soft drinks and non-alcoholic drinks, so no matter your groups preference, there will be something tasty here for everyone.
St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken, 20359 | Website
15. Freundlich+kompetent Bar
With a motivation set entirely around a passion for music, good drinks and the fun of celebrating, Freundlich+kompetent Bar is a great place to have a drink in regardless the celebration. If you’re lucky enough to visit on a certain day, you will be spoilt to live concerts by local and international bands and DJ’s. The venue itself is an exposed brick vault giving off a rustic feel, and the odd table football dotted around and a dance floor for extra fun. When it comes to drinks, you won’t break the bank here as prices are reasonable and will certainly please everyone’s taste.
Hamburger Str. 13, 22083 | Website
16. Dock 3 Bar
If you want to drink the day away and watch the sun set with breath taking views, then that’s what Dock 3 Bar has to offer all those who choose to drink there. As the name suggests, this venue is located right on the docks, meaning as you drink you can watch waves flow through the blue waters and boats pass by. You’ve even got the option to sink your feet into the sand with a section of the seating area located on the sandy shore. Seal the experience off with tasty cocktails, trendy drinks and juicy wines in a relaxed and welcoming environment.
Bei den St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken, 20359 | Website
Last but certainly not least, if you are looking for a cosy atmosphere with plenty mind blowing drinks, then Sommersalon is the best place for you to go to whilst in Hamburg. This amazing bar will make you feel warm and welcome upon arrival, with comfy seating options and red lights throughout, not to mention a totally awesome drinks menu. To top things off and make things even better, there’s a daily cocktail and jumbo happy hour until midnight and top notch funk, soul and disco music from turntables, what more could you want?
Spielbudenpl. 22, 20359 | Website
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