Night owls have no chance of getting bored in Hamburg ─ explore the bars and pubs of St. Pauli and Sternschanze and dance the night away.
In the small riverside town of Wedel, 130 tons of Baltic Sea sand are the centrepiece of one of the best beach clubs in the greater Hamburg area.
This live music club on bustling Spielbudenplatz square has a host of cult-followers dancing to the greatest jazz, pop, soul and funk hits.
A little bit of everything: sports bar, cafe, beer garden and live music club. Pub quizzes and literature events complete this Altona allrounder.
Adjacent to the Ratsherrn brewery, this "old girl" serves grilled meat, hearty salads and an impressive array of local and international beers.
Located inside the exclusive Levantehaus mall, Apples offers more than 40 different vodka brands and an impressive food menu.
Fine cigars in the smoker's lounge, a top-notch drink selection and the stunning art deco interior make this a first-tier Hamburg hotel bar.
Formerly La Maison Niewöhner, the Berglund Bar in Winterhude entices guests with courteous staff, a homely atmosphere and tasty drinks.
Those who like it natural can choose from 50 different wines, fresh, creative dishes and botany-inspired highball cocktails.
Carribean kitsch, all-time cocktail classics and affordable rates make this small bar a mainstay among eastern Hamburg's nightlife scenesters.
More than 200 different drink options leave nothing to be desired. Just peruse the "vintage and forgotten cocktails" section of this Altona bar!
Chug Club radiates an almost sacral vibe with tequila as the god of the hour. Shot glass-sized mini-cocktails gave this St. Pauli joint its name.
Try innovative cocktails or go for a rare whiskey at this fine establishment, known for its 17-metres-long bar stacked with 1,000 different spirits.
Not only the in-house gin is special: thanks to moss on the walls, tree stumps for tables and overarching branches, you'll feel one with nature.
This HafenCity location is a meeting place for the music, art and literature scene, while business people come for a relaxing after-work drink.
It's summer in the city! The oldest of all the beach clubs in Hamburg offers relaxing hammocks and cool cocktails to leave the stress behind.
It's dripBAR's specialty to create drinks via the cold drip technique, which adds all kinds of flavours to your cocktail of choice.
Sip a cocktail while watching container ships roll in or dance the night away to the latest club tunes: Elbwerk by the Elbe river has it all.
Factory Hasselbrook in Eilbek district is housed in an old railway station. Drinks and hearty meals can be enjoyed indoors or in the beer garden.
In the lobby of the Radisson Blu hotel next to Dammtor station, Filini offers assorted spirits and wines in a lounge-like atmosphere.
This self-proclaimed "friendly and competent" live music club offers Schanze-like nightlife and affordable drinks east of the Alster lake.
Where theater-goers start their Reeperbahn night with a delicious cocktail, the wee hours usually get wild with all-nighter dance parties.
Enjoy liters of aromatic, home-brewed beer along with boards of freshly cut meat in this underground, city centre brewery. Zum Wohl!
More rio than mar, this beach club still offers white sands, cold drinks and relaxing deckchairs to make your waterside short holiday perfect.
Hausbar inside Schmidt Tivoli offers coffee specialties and cocktails, while on Friday nights, it transforms into a full-blown karaoke hotspot.
This classy location on the 9th floor of the Le Meridien hotel offers French cuisine with a twist and a great selection of wine and longdrinks.
In this sports pub/cocktail bar/restaurant the "heart's blood" is definitely spilled over the games of the St. Pauli football club.
Hörsaal, with its retro chic and affordable drinks, attracts large crowds of dance-crazy students even on weekdays.
Relax at this rustic pub, located between nightlife hotspots Reeperbahn and Schanze. The outdoor area is perfect for a cold wheat beer.
The "Four Seasons" by the Alster lakes is among Hamburg's most prestigious hotels: only the best can be expected from its elegant hotel bar.
Tradition ensures that the wine selection at Lehmitz is great in quality and quantity, best enjoyed under the vines of the outdoor area.
Every summer, Wandsbeker Marktplatz square is transformed into a 400 sqm beach club, complete with white sands, palm-trees and ice-cold drinks.
After a long day of exploring the city, Lux Bar opposite Berliner Tor station is sure to revive you with a great selection of creative drinks.
This classy Sternschanze club combines cocktail bar chill and electronic dance vibes. In summer, the terrace makes for great people watching.
The two locations of Neumann's offer local and French cuisine, a rustic atmosphere, as well as a fine selection of wine and champagne.
In addition to more than 350 different wines, your tastebuds will also delight in Italian food specialties at this cosy Eppendorf meeting spot.
Right on campus of Universität Hamburg, Pony Bar serves coffee specialties during daytime and delicious drinks after the last lectures are over.
The "Rosch", like the entire Hamburger Berg, attracts a young and wild crowd. Free entry usually packs the place brimful with students.
Located in a 17th-century timber framed house overlooking Speicherstadt, Schoppenhauer stands for hearty meals and a fine selection of wines.
Overlooking the river from inside the Elbphilharmonie concert venue, you can taste your way through the various Störtebeker beers.
A concrete tower turned cocktail bar, Turmbar opposite Dammtor station offers all the best drinks in a well-rounded setting.
Punk's not dead at Urknall in Eimsbüttel. Watch St. Pauli games with the patrons, join a pub quiz or have a drink in the outdoor beer garden.
At a heigth of 116 metres, you're indulged with the finest German wines and excellent views from the 26th floor of the Radisson Blu hotel.
The award-winning drinks of this hotel bar leave nothing to be desired: choose from 250 creations and kick back at this stylish St. Pauli staple.
The legendary hangouts of many Hamburg celebrities are action-packed till the sun comes up. Live music and beer: get ready for a wild night.