Nightlife in Frankfurt

Frankfurt is definitely a city of contrasts: it is not only Germany's financial hub also the birthplace of Germany's techno scene. It's nightlife is as diverse as sophisticated and whether you want to dance the night away or just have a few drinks in a nice bar. Here are some of the best bars and clubs in town.


Round off your day with family or friends in one of Frankfurt's many bars. If you are not too keen on Frankfurt's iconic Apfelwein, then you will find a great range of other drinks to enjoy. Whether you love beer or cocktails, Frankfurt’s bar scene has it all.

Recipe Bar
With its extremely stylish interior and its own cocktail recipes, the bar is one of the most popular locations in Frankfurt's Ostend.

Located in the Bahnhofsviertel, literally "train station quarter", this trendy bar delights its visitors with very special drinks, hipster style. If you visit this up and coming Frankfurt neighbourhood during the day, pop into the Plank to sip a lovely coffee and enjoy a tasty meal.

Die Gute Stute
Unassuming on the outside, this iconic bar whose name means "the good mare" in English is anything but usual. Or do you know a pub that features a stuffed horse - yes a whole horse - and lots of other otherworldly accessories. Come in and enjoy a drink in the company of a mare!

Rote Bar
There is always something going on in this charming art deco inspired bar. Cocktail-lovers will find their perfect concoction in this hidden gem close to the banks of the Main and the old town.

You want more than just a drink? How about some live music by aspiring young artists? This cool bar is the place to be for those who want a soundtrack to their drinks.

Jambo Bar
Perched in Frankfurt's trendy Banhofsviertel, this stylish place not only serves swahili streetfood but also excellent gin, and a great selection of beers and soft drinks.

Bar ohne Namen
Located directly at the Eschenheimer Tor, the Bar ohne Namen (Bar without name) offers you a large selection of great cocktails, sandwiches, salads and soups. This is the perfect spot to start your big night out. While it lacks a name it compensates in character.

CLB Bar & Club
A favourite with the LGBT community, this groovy place boasts with a beautiful summer garden and a great selection of drinks.

Bar Oppenheimer
This snug traditional bar has been an Alt-Sachsenhausen institution for over 30 years. This unfussy pub persuades with a great choice of expertly concocted cocktails and whiskies.

Weinkellerei Dünker
If you love a beautiful glass of wine or two then this wine cellar bar is the right place for you. Make yourself comfortable in Frankfurt's oldest wine bars and enjoy the best wines in the region.

Orange Beach
Whether you are dire need of some summer vibes this lovely beer garden is a great choice. Right on banks of the river Main, it offers drinks as well as all kinds of delicacies from the grill and regular live concerts.

If you are travelling on a budget but still fancy a drink in a typical Frankfurt spot then the Yok-Yok-Kiosk is right up your street. In this iconic off licence, bankers, hipsters and students enjoy one of the over 200 different types of beer. 

Recipe Bar

Rote Bar

Winery Dünker


From techno, house to hip hop and R'n 'B -Frankfurt is known for its lively nightlife. While we guarantee you a good night’s sleep, here some places that might tempt you from our Hypnos bed.

This urban club is one of the best of its kind in Germany. Whether you are looking for live music or you are into electronic beats, this club will satisfy your musical tastes. Come along and enjoy the fantastic tunes of their house band and the top-class DJ sets on the weekends.

Velvet Club
This trendy club is an absolute must for techno and electronic beats aficionados. And you will find a great party on almost every day of the week.

Club Travolta
Or are you into Hip-hop and R'n'B ? Then you should visit this stylishly furnished location and party until dawn.

Indie fans, this is the place for you: The iconic Nachtleben (literally nightlife ) club hosts great concerts with a focus on indie rock and alternative music. Even the famous German band Rammstein have performed here. If you need your caffeine fix to make it through the night, then visit the café above the club.

This swish place over the rooftops of the city plays casual hip-hop tunes. On three floors, you will be part of exciting club nights with fabulous music which you will never forget.

Even if the name (engl, pony farm) does not suggest it, the Ponyhof is an institution of the Frankfurt nightlife where you can party all night long. If you like pop and hip-hop and prefer smaller locations then this place is perfect for you.

This floating club exudes its very own charm. From 80s and Alternative to Garage and Retro - at the Yachtclub you can experience a great night out on the river Main. Don't miss it!

This traditional cultural centre regularly hosts concerts by established musicians and promising newcomers. Weekend revellers can look forward to funky 80s, 90s, and 00s motto parties.

Moon 13
This club is the shooting star of Frankfurt's club scene. A truly great place to dance the night away.

A combination of live concerts by up-and-coming musicians and parties with ambitious DJs is the Zoom's trademark. This club is definitely worth a visit!