Where to party in Cologne?
Looking for a good night out? From bars, pubs to concert venues & the hottest clubs – find out the best places to explore Cologne’s nightlife:
A bar, a pub, a club – a bit of all makes the Stiefel THE place to start into Cologne’s nightlife. Edgy urban place which you can’t miss due to it’s colorful graffiti facade. Even Anthony Hopkins had a beer here when shooting his movie Collateral in this iconic bar.
A true original in Cologne’s nightlife. With over 400 concerts, you can experience live Jazz daily in Germany’s oldest jazz venue.
Dive into a former decade and enjoy the unique 50s interior and a glass of really good wine.
Looks like a bordello but is actually a great place for lectures, concerts, parties or just a Kölsch.
Ehrenfeld’s nightlife had to wait long for a bar like this. Nice interior and awesome outdoor area to chill during the summertime or drink Glühwein at the small Weihnachtsmarkt around Christmas.
You want a drink with the special something? Food is overpriced in the restaurant & wine bar on the 30th floor but it is the perfect place for a glass of wine on a special occasion. You can have a wine with a breathtaking view & even go out on their terrace.
They obviously spent all the money in good liquor and had nothing left for a sign at the door. Despite its unremarkable facade it’s definitely worth visiting this cocktail bar.
Amazing location in the arches directly under the railway station Ehrenfeld featuring a wide program from parties to concerts, poetry slams and cultural entertainment shows. A perfect place to start into Cologne’s nightlife.
Concert venue & club featuring a nice beer garden area and all at free entry. So always worth to hop by & check it out. 2 floors playing rock, pop, punk & hiphop. Best day to go: Saturdays.
The go-to place for HipHop lovers – especially on Thursdays for their Beatpackers party
Pass through the battered door, belly up to the super-long bar and pick from several dozen varieties of beer, all served by the bottle from a giant fridge. It gets seriously jammed after midnight.
If you like to dance the night away you can simply stay here after watching a play when this theater turns into a club.
Expect the finest mix of melodic tech house, a bursting dance floor as well as many comfortable sofa corners for those little rests in between.