A haven for poets, musicians, activists, and other liberal types, Club Voltaire offers daily readings and other events, plus hearty traditional food and a good selection of beer and apple wine. This international , combined with a global understanding of what makes a great night out, translates into a lively and diverse bar scene meeting just about any drinking desire. If you're a sports fan, you'll love their massive projection screens, and if you're not you'll probably prefer when they use the screens for movie night, which takes place every Tuesday and Sunday and comes with popcorn. As well as beer, it also sells the local speciality Apfelwein, a sort of still cider. In a historic villa in the Nordend district bursting with vintage furnishings and accessories, this bar boasts 80 gin varieties. Opened in 1952, Jazzkeller has hosted such luminaries as Louis Armstrong and Chet Baker. It's also worth noting that Vevay is cash only and closed on Sundays but open on Mondays, which is rare in Frankfurt.
Lovely unaltered interior: a single plain bar with wooden floor and high timber dado; battened ceiling; cream and brown decor; old photos and bricabrac; 50s-60s pop musak. Image credits: cover image © The Parlour. The owner and his wife are very friendly and they personally attend every client as they were guests in their house. In the style of a Berlin wheat beer, Sour Suzy is in fact from Norway. On Wednesday nights, a live band plays covers and dance classics, and free sushi comes with every drink ordered. To wash it all down, try the homemade elderberry mint lemonade.
The bar is well stocked and the views are great. Website: Live music in Frankfurt Batschkapp Without question, the best place to catch bands and live music in Frankfurt is Batschkapp. Corner brewpub with a modernish interrior. For sweet tooths, Kaba recommends the peanut butter cheesecake with salted caramel or double chocolate brownie. Choose from classic drinks such as the champagne cocktail, or try inventive house specials including the Chinaski Lemonade, an irresistible blend of premium dark rum, elderflower liqueur, lime and ginger ale.
Address: , Klappergasse 5, Frankfurt, 60594 Telephone: 069 4786 9559. There is a poetry slam once a month in German and occasionally in English. It covers all aspects, from cities to airports, cruise ports to ski and beach resorts, attractions to events, and it also includes weekly travel news, features and quizzes. Space for around 150 people consists of booth seating and bar stools topped with colorful pillows; simple wooden planks form the bar, at which a section of 50 German and European wines from mostly family-run wineries start at just 4 euros a glass. Gurken Goose demonstrates a rediscovered German sour beer style of brewing with salt, coriander and lactic acid. Tel: 069 - 612 565 Fax 069 - 611 445 Email info apfelwein-wagner.
The cocktail menu is dedicated to German geographer and explorer Alexander von Humboldt, and features drinks inspired by the different countries he visited on his journeys around the world. Website: Roomers Bar Found inside the luxury Roomers Hotel, this is the kind of drinking den that every hotel should aspire to. As soon as you enter the door the customers are greeted by horse neigh sounds and an actual stuffed horse right in the middle of the bar! But it is also increasingly mixing culturally and ethnically due to the steady influx of big business, with foreign nationals comprising 25 percent of its population. There are a number of ticket outlets in the city, the main one being Frankfurt Ticket, Hanauer Landstrasse 417 tel: 069 134 0400;. Rating: Public transport: U-Bahn Willy-Brandt-Platz Am Ginnheimer Wäldchen 8, 60431 Frankfurt. Try the Last Word, an infusion of gin, chartreuse verte, maraschino and lime. Among the available toppings are caramelized goat cheese, beet mousse, grapes confit, vegetable chips, sliced mussels, roasted pine nuts and sweet potatoes.
Good selection of cocktails, beer, and wine, plus an appealing tapas menu. My mother's advice applies to Binding, too. Address: , Mainkai 7, Frankfurt, 60311 Telephone: 069 293 533. Rating: Public transport: U - S - Bahn to Konstablerwache. The food is top tier; the menu changes every three months and most portions are enough for two, which explains the steep prices. It has two house beers specially brewed for it.
Address: , Heiligkreuzgasse 22, Frankfurt, 60313 Telephone: 069 2032 5558. From long-lived mainstays like to busy places like that get lots of 10Best reader approval, we present the top bars in town and offer details about them all. Decor-wise it's unfussy and comfortable, with retro furniture. Behind the bar, mixologists shake up a concoction of beautifully presented speciality cocktails, many mixed with homemade syrups. I'm not lazy or ill-informed though some would argue these points , just tactful.
Dishes cater to vegetarians and carnivores alike—think eggplant with saffron yoghurt, bulgur with dried apricots, grilled octopus salad and tagliata with salsa verde and fries. Here you can get a good old German beer straight out of the barrel, and even free potato chips and shots if you stay long enough. Our edit covers everything from a stylish speakeasy-style bar to an Asian-inspired bar and restaurant known for its Japanese-style cocktails Zenzakan The interior design of Asian-inspired bar and restaurant Zenzakan uses dark wood, gold-leaf detailing and subdued lighting to luxurious effect. Shouldn´t be too much of a challenge to your navigational skills. Website: Clubs in Frankfurt Jimmy's Bar For clubbers that like to smoke a cigar while listening to the piano player, Jimmy's Bar is the spot to hit. A former brewpub which was famous for its Kirschbier cherry beer. It's decked out in a very light, airy and modern way; giving off the feel of a grown-up living room than a restaurant there are pictures on the wall and scattered cushions.