Gay Cruise Bars & Fetish Parties in Berlin

12 – 14 September 2014
International leather & fetish weekend with street fair on Saturday afternoon and lots of parties from Friday till Sunday. By far the largest gay fetish event in Europe.

Video: Folsom Europe Berlin 2009 – street fair [open video][close video]

12 September 2014, from 23:00
[ Revolver Party – Folsom Europe 2014 Edition @ KitKatClub - Map ] Köpenicker Straße 76 / Brückenstraße
Monthly party with DJ Oliver M, international guest DJs and Berlin DJ talents. Mixed clientele. Admission: 20–25 €
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4 October 2014, from 22:00
[ Wasteland Berlin @ KitKatClub - Map ] Köpenicker Straße 76 / Brückenstraße 1
Amsterdam's legendary gay-friendly fetish party back in Berlin. Strict dresscode! Admission: 35–40 €
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[ Böse Buben - Map ] Sachsendamm 76-77 [S: Schöneberg, Südkreuz]
SM club, specialised in spanking. Check their website for current agenda. Regular nights on Wednesday 16:00 – 24:00, Friday and Saturday 21:00 – 04:00 (entry till 01:00).
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Daily 24h nonstop
[ Bull - Map ] Kleiststraße 35 [U: Nollendorfplatz]
+49 (0)30-96085760
Very small 24 hours gay cruise bar.
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Mon from 21:00 (entry till 23:00); Tue-Thu from 19:00 (entry till 21:00); Fri, Sat 21:00 – open end; Sun from 19:00 (entry till 21:00)
[ CDL - Map ] Hohenstaufenstraße 58 [U: Viktoria-Luise-Platz, Nollendorfplatz]
+49 (0)30-32667855
Gay cruise club in Berlin-Schöneberg, dresscode mostly naked or underwear.
Minimum consumption: 12–15 €
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Mon from 19:00; Wed-Sun from 20:00
[ Club-Culture-Houze - Map ] Görlitzer Straße 71 [U1: Görlitzer Bahnhof]
+49 (0)30-61709669; www.club-culture-houze.de
SM & fetish club. Check its website for current agenda and men-only/mixed policy.
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Fri, Sat 23:00 – 06:00
[ Connection Club Berlin - Map ] Fuggerstraße 33 [U: Wittenbergplatz, Nollendorfplatz]
+49 (0)30-2181432; www.connectionclub.de
Gay dance club with lounge area. Cruising labyrinth in the basement.
Admission: 10 €
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Daily from 22:00
[ Ficken 3000 - Map ] Urbanstraße 70 [U, Night bus: Hermannplatz]
+49 (0)30-69507335; www.ficken3000.com
Bar with darkroom in Berlin-Kreuzberg/Neukölln. Rather quiet.
(If you ask people on the street for directions to this club, be aware that ›Ficken‹ is the German word for ›to fuck‹.)
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Daily 22:00 – 06:00
[ Greifbar - Map ] Wichertstraße 10 / Greifenhagener Straße [S, U2: Schönhauser Allee]
+49 (0)30-4440828; www.greifbar-berlin.de
Gay cruise bar at Prenzlauer Berg, with videos, backroom and booths.
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Tue-Sun 22:00 – 04:00; Fri, Sat till 06:00
[ Große Freiheit 114 - Map ] Boxhagener Straße 114 [U: Frankfurter Tor]
Gay bar in the style of a seamen's bar. Backrooms with cabins.
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Fri, Sat from 23:00
[ KitKatClub - Map ] Köpenicker Straße 76 (entrance Brückenstraße) [U: Heinrich-Heine-Straße]
Gay-friendly. Legendary club for fetish parties. Strict dresscode: the more bizarre the better.
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Thu from 21:00 (entry till 23:00); Fri, Sat from 22:00 (entry till 24:00); Sun from 16:00 (entry till 18:00)
[ lab.oratory - Map ] Am Wriezener Bahnhof [U, S: Ostbahnhof]
SM, fetish and special interests sex club in a former warehouse – check their website for current parties and their particular topics and dresscodes.
Access from Straße der Pariser Kommune; follow the street between the warehouses to the end, then turn left to the lab.oratory/Ostgut location. (It also houses the Panorama Bar and Berghain parties, but they have different rooms and a separate entrance.)
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Wed 23:00 – open end; Fri, Sat 22:00 – open end
[ Mutschmann's - Map ] Martin-Luther-Straße 19 [U: Wittenbergplatz, Nollendorfplatz]
+49 (0)30-21919640; www.mutschmanns.de
Big fetish bar (leather, rubber, uniform etc.) with cruising area in the basement.
Minimum consumption: 5 €
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Mon-Thu 22:00 – 05:00; Fri, Sat 22:00 – 07:00; Sun 17:00 – 05:00
[ New Action - Map ] Kleiststraße 35 [U: Nollendorfplatz]
Gay leather and fetish cruise bar. Most nights with strict dresscode – check the agenda on the New Action website.
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[ Quälgeist - Map ] Mehringdamm 51 (rear courtyard) [U: Mehringdamm]
+49 (0)30-7885799; www.quaelgeist-berlin.de
Club of SM and fetish lovers. Most events are for gay men and take place at the weekend – see the Quälgeist website for the current program.
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Tue from 20:00; Wed-Fri from 21:00; Sat, Sun 24h
[ Reizbar - Map ] Motzstraße 30 [U: Nollendorfplatz, Wittenbergplatz]
+49 (0)30-23637981; www.reizbar-berlin.com
Small simple cruise bar with various themed nights – program on the Reizbar website.
Admission: 5 €. Minimum consumption: 4 €
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Daily 21:00 – 07:00; Fri, Sat till 09:00
[ Scheune - Map ] Motzstraße 25 [U: Nollendorfplatz]
+49 (0)30-2138580; www.scheune-berlin.de
Fetish-oriented bar in Berlin-Schöneberg. With very dark cruising area in the basement.
Sunday naked party 17:30–21:00 (entry till 18:30).
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Mon-Sat 22:00 – 06:00; Sun 18:00 – 04:00+
[ Stahlrohr - Map ] Paul-Robeson-Straße 50 [S, U2: Schönhauser Allee]
+49 (0)170-8037691 (mobile); www.stahlrohr.info
Sex club in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg. Check the Stahlrohr website for current dresscode agenda (topless, underwear or naked).
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Daily 22:00 – 06:00
[ Tom's Bar - Map ] Motzstraße 19 [U: Nollendorfplatz]
+49 (0)30-2134570; www.tomsbar.de
Gay cruise bar. In the 1990s famous for its darkroom in the basement.
Nowadays with a sometimes restrictive and humiliating door policy.
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Mon from 22:00; Tue-Thu from 20:00; Fri, Sat from 22:00; Sun from 16:00
[ Triebwerk - Map ] Urbanstraße 64 [U, Bus, Night busses: Hermannplatz]
+49 (0)30-69505203; www.triebwerkberlin.com
Dresscode naked or underwear.
Minimum consumption: 10 €
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