Cologne Gay Cruising & Fetish Guide

The annual gay fetish highlight in Cologne is the Leather Pride week Rheinfetisch, usually in May or June.

5 – 9 June 2014
Annual international leather & fetish meeting at the Pentecost weekend.
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Fri 18:00 – 05:00, Sat 22:00 – 05:00; Sun-Thu 18:00 – 02:00
[ Basement - Map ] Richard-Wagner-Straße 25 [U: Rudolfplatz]
Gay cruise bar near Rudolfplatz. No dresscodes.
Minimum consumption: 4 €, Fri, Sat 7 €
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Mon 19:00 – 01:00; Tue-Thu 21:00 – 02:00; Fri, Sat 22:00 – 05:00;
Sun 14:00 – 21:00 (entry till 17:00) and 21:00 – 01:00
[ Boners - Map ] Mathiasstraße 22 [U: Heumarkt]
+49 (0)221-243541; www.boners-cologne.com
Longest running fetish and cruising bar in Cologne, formerly ›Hands‹.
Clientele mainly 35+.
Minimum consumption: 4 €, Mon, Fri, Sat 7 €
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Daily 22:00 – 05:00
[ Deck 5 - Map ] Mathiasstraße 5 [U: Heumarkt]
+49 (0)221-9926704; www.deck-5.de
Small gay bar with cheap drinks and backroom. Mainly thirty- and forty-something clientele. On weekends best after 03:00.
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Mon, Wed, Thu 19:00 – 01:00; Fri, Sat 22:00 – 04:00+; Sun 15:00 – 01:00
[ Station 2b - Map ] Pipinstraße 2 [U: Heumarkt]
Bar and dancefloor on the ground floor, play area with cabins in the basement. (Big labyrinth – bring some breadcrumbs to find your way out!-)
Check the website of Station 2b for its current program and (un)dresscodes.
Minimum consumption: 6–8 €
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