Best Nightlife

Out of all the clubs and bars in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Hamburg nightlife on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Hamburg Best Nightlife list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

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Hamburg's premier jazz address, offering every style from swing to modern jazz. As is befitting for a 'real' jazz club, Birdland is housed in a cellar, in this case a veritable rabbit warren of small rooms. The stage is only partially visible...  Read More

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Downtown Bluesclub

The Downtown Bluesclub has made its home in the magnificent country house Landhaus Walter, situated in one of Hamburg's biggest parks and a popular destination in its own right. The Bluesclub hosts blues musicians from all over the world in a...  Read More

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Founded by soul singer Angie Stardust back in the early 1990s, the nightclub with the motto 'The Art of Night' has become a Hamburg institution. Located upstairs in Schmidts Tivoli Theater, the club lost none of its plush charm during recent...  Read More

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A fun nightspot that hosts a variety of entertainment, ranging from the renowned Ballroom Orchestra of Hamburg to Heinz Junghans Jazzmen. This legendary Hamburg jazz house is a great place to enjoy an after-dinner drink and hear some good live...  Read More

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Grosse Freiheit 36

This nightspot is one of the most popular clubs in the city for its modern live concerts. Performers including Iggy Pop, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Isaak, and, most notably, The Beatles have performed here. Popular bands usually play on the weekends;...  Read More

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Housed in a renovated factory building in Altona, Fabrik is one of Hamburg's most popular locations. Although also it hosts pop and rock bands, the majority of concerts are jazz or world music. Saturday nights are dedicated to dancing. A...  Read More

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Fliegende Bauten

From the outside just a big blue circus tent, the big top beyond the fence of Planten un Blomen park has been transformed to a sparkling cabaret restaurant on the inside. A series of top-class international shows has been staged here over recent...  Read More

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Situated in one of the most popular neighborhoods adjoining the city center, Live is an intimate club offering live music nearly every day of the week. The bar is well stocked, and bar snacks such as soup or garlic bread are available. The club...  Read More

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Stage Club

The Stage Club is the cool bar to the side of the Neue Flora theater foyer. Furnished with comfortable black leather armchairs, and with an open fire in a glass grate in the middle of the room, the bar is open to theater-goers and music-lovers...  Read More

The Irish Rover

A real pub in the heart of Hamburg, with the best Guinness for miles around. The long tables and benches outside are perfect for sunny afternoons and evenings, or for when it gets just too full inside. Regular live music sessions. The pub's...  Read More